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Independence Sailboat Charter

Redhook Marina, St. Thomas
+1 340-775-1408
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Perfect day

I took my 14 and 16-year-old children on a day sail with Pat last week. Pat has spent her whole... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
4zinnias
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Great sailing experience!

Pat and Travis led us on a great day of sailing between St. Thomas and St. John. In addition to the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Katie B
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Pleasanton, California
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

I took my 14 and 16-year-old children on a day sail with Pat last week. Pat has spent her whole life sailing and was happy to share her extraordinary knowledge of sailing with us. The snorkeling around St. John was terrific, and the food delicious....More

Thank 4zinnias
Captain_Pat_Stoeken, Owner at Independence Sailboat Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review of our day. I also enjoyed my time with Dani, very positive and quick to learn the ways of a new boat and captain. We wish your husband all the best with his...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Pat and Travis led us on a great day of sailing between St. Thomas and St. John. In addition to the lovely sailing, Pat took our family to Whistling Cay to do some snorkeling. Travis was quite the knowledgeable tour guide, and all of the...More

Thank Katie B
Captain_Pat_Stoeken, Owner at Independence Sailboat Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

That a is day that will live in our memories forever. Thank you so much for all your help and kindness during the turtle rescue and I am so glad that you had one really good snorkel excursion. We are so lucky to have Coral...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful day sailing with Captain Pat and Travis (and Travis' Mom too). Personal touch of homemade banana bread and hummus was awesome. The rum punch after snorkeling hit the spot. 5 stars doesn't seem enough.

Thank John Z
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Recommend this to everyone! We will be using the independence every time for now on. Pat and Travis did a great job and made you feel at home.

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Captain_Pat_Stoeken, Owner at Independence Sailboat Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thanks so much for that review and we will be very happy to have you aboard Independence again soon!

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Just returned from sailing on St Thomas for the fifth time in the last four years. The previous four were very nice experiences, but sailing with Pat and Travis on the Independence was the best so far. Great snorkeling, stops at beautiful beaches on St....More

Thank Jeff G
Captain_Pat_Stoeken, Owner at Independence Sailboat Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your lovely review. We really appreciate it and look forward to having you aboard next time your travels bring you to St. Thomas

Reviewed 25 June 2017

We were in the US Virgin Islands for a glorious week and had a blast, but our absolute best day was our day sail with Captain Pat and first mate Travis. Highlights: -beautiful sailing on the boat -snorkeling with sea turtles, rarely seen spotted eagle...More

Thank Tarah D
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Our local family member knows Pat and recommended we spend a day on the boat with her. Pat and First Mate Travis provided a wonderful day. Being on the water under sail versus motor power allowed us to have a much different experience seeing the...More

Thank Mike D
Captain_Pat_Stoeken, Owner at Independence Sailboat Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your lovely review, we loved our day with you and your "family member ,our dear friend" especially all the extra sailing that you requested. We all hope you will come back soon.

Reviewed 12 June 2017

This was the best day I could have spent with my family on St Thomas. Captain Pat and Travis were very professional and extremely accommodating. I had actually injured my leg on the first day of our cruise (another story) and captain and crew where...More

Thank longboard111
Captain_Pat_Stoeken, Owner at Independence Sailboat Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

That was a great day, we so enjoyed your family! Hope the hamstring is on the mend and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. We look forward to having you back aboard Independence next time your travels...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing day with Pat and first mate Travis! We had a great day snorkeling and sailing! Lunch and drinks were delicious, and the fresh water shower was a treat! Travis was the BEST GUIDE we have ever had on any island, and we take a...More

Thank OKlakegirl
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I just recently graduated college and two of my best childhood friends and our moms were in St. Thomas for a graduation trip, so we decided that we had to take a day sailing the ocean! Pat and Travis were amazing and very informative! Pat...More

Thank savannahstout
Captain_Pat_Stoeken, Owner at Independence Sailboat Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. And congratulations on graduating from college, we wish you all the best as you start out on your career paths. We hope to see you all again when you celebrate the...More

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jimmelpowell
6 June 2017|
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Response from Rebecca T | Reviewed this property |
No, they only have room for 6 passengers. She arranged for a tandem boat on which we carried our 7 passengers.
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elleno
27 March 2015|
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Response from Captain_Pat_Stoeken | Property representative |
Given your interest in snorkeling I would take you to Christmas Cove on Great Saint James, we have really good luck finding turtles, sometimes a spotted eagle ray and the little island in the middle of the cove has great... More
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