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Day Sail High Pockets

6292 Estate Nazareth # 100, 00802, St. Thomas
+1 340-690-0587
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Day sail and sightseeing charters in the Caribbean. Join Captain Kathleen Nelson and High Pockets offer an incomparable day of fun with sailing, sightseeing, and snorkeling. About your day: You begin with an exciting sail across protected waters toward St John and the surrounding islands. All inclusive for your day: A wide variety of beverages are available. Full snorkel gear (or bring your own), expert snorkel instruction and flotation are available. Fresh water rinse following swimming. If desired, a dinghy ride to a beach. A fresh lunch is prepared for you onboard by your captain. Flowers, cloth napkins and wine goblets set the pace for your meal. Your day concludes with graceful down wind sail with Kathleen's famous homemade rum cake. About the owner/captain: Kathleen, is a gourmet cook and former Registered Nurse. Her merchant marine credential is licensed for up to 100 ton vessels. She has been crewing and captaining charter boats (sail and power) in the US and British Islands going back to 1987. Kathleen and her husband, Jim have extensively sailed the Caribbean as far as Grenada and the New England Atlantic coast, logging in over 50,000 ocean miles in the past 28 years. High Pockets is a classic and stable yacht, purchased new by the Jim Nelson in 1970 and is fully customized for day sails, as well as long distance offshore sailing and live aboard cruising.
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6292 Estate Nazareth # 100, 00802, St. Thomas
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great day with Kathleen and Emma, who both gave excellent customer service to the four of us. My Husband, two teenage girls and myself. The day started out sunny and beautiful. When we were in the water snorkeling the rains came but...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great day. Excellent food. Fabulous company. Kathleen made sure we spent our time exactly how we wanted to.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I researched a lot of reviews before choosing High Pockets for our snorkel/sail excursion in St. Thomas, and it really paid off. Kathleen and Emma are sterling hosts, and High Pockets is a gorgeous boat. Kathleen is a true pro - not only as a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We consider our trip with High Pockets and Kathleen to be the highlight of our trip. We were able to relax and sit on the front of the boat while we tacked toward St. John. Family was able to snorkel and check out the turtles...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An awesome personalized experience at an amazing price - especially compared to other charters in the area. This was definitely the highlight of our week long trip to St John, USVI!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This day was absolutely perfect! Kathleen & her right hand girl, Emma were the best hosts. Kathleen knew all the best spots to sail while Emma filled you in on all the details of the islands while she served tasty, tropical drinks! Snorkeling was incredible...More

Thank Alyse S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family had a fabulous day on the water with Kathleen and her mate Emma. They made us feel welcome and we loved every minute of our day. From the great snorkeling sites that focused on the things we wanted to see, to the gourmet...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live here in STT the majority of the year and truly recommend High Pockets. Kathleen and her mate Emma are wonderful and instantly make you feel like you have known them for years. My husband and I have many friends come and visit us...More

Thank Deb D
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We are a family of 6 adults who were celebrating our parents 60th anniversary in St Thomas this May, 2017. We were fortunate to book a day sail on High Pockets with Kathleen, Danni and Emma. We all had a fabulous time! We swam and...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Captain Kathleen and her crew provided our family with a fun and food filled fantastic time on our sail to St John. From the timely answering of our initial inquiry until we parted ways after the sail the trip couldn't have been any more organized...More

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Lyn L
30 August 2016|
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Response from CaptKathleenNelson | Property representative |
Dear Lyn L, Greetings from St Thomas! Thank you so much for your interest in sailing with us. We sail with a maximum of 6 guests only. We offer shared and private sails: it's up to you. Please contact directly us for all... More
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Johannastephens
21 June 2015|
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Response from CaptKathleenNelson | Property representative |
Hi. We sometimes offer children's discounts depending on circumstances. Best, Kathleen.
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curbysplace
19 January 2015|
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Response from CaptKathleenNelson | Property representative |
Hi there! Welcome to beautiful St Thomas. Thank-you for your interest in sailing aboard High Pockets. The sailing, snorkeling and great eats can make for the best day of your vacation. We have so much fun out there too, I... More
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