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Born to Rhumb Charters

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Address: | National Park Dock., Cruz Bay 00830-6120, St. John
Phone Number: +1 432-528-4078
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Born to Rhumb is St. John's only Coast Guard certified, exclusively private...

Born to Rhumb is St. John's only Coast Guard certified, exclusively private 12 passenger motor vessel offering day trips to the British Virgin Islands or around St John. This 34' Maine built excursion charter boat has ample seating room for larger parties, and has a cabin and head below deck. We cruise at a speedy 20 knots and if seas get rough, this boat handles with ease and comfort thanks to a full keel and 440 hp diesel engine. We carry a fully stocked cooler, snorkel gear for all on board, and a great crew to make sure that your day is packed with fun and free of worry. Your group will not be mixed with other groups and you may choose your own itinerary or let us be your guide. We look forward to having you onboard, because we're the "Best Ride in the VI!"

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You'll see us again!!! 😀

Ten of us chartered Born to Rhumb in early November to bring us over to BVI to celebrate my 50th birthday. So much fun! Ben and the girls were wonderful and were available for our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Taunton, Massachusetts
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Taunton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ten of us chartered Born to Rhumb in early November to bring us over to BVI to celebrate my 50th birthday. So much fun! Ben and the girls were wonderful and were available for our every need. On the way over we made a few different stops to snorkel, drink, eat and finally landing in JVD. We'll be back and... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for spending your birthday with us as we got to see all the cool sights in the BVI's! It means a lot to us that you'd write such a nice review about your time on Born to Rhumb, so we appreciate that! We love what we do, and are glad to spend amazing days on the water with our... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a day trip to BVI with a group of 10 friends Ben, Savannah and Crystal were fantastic. Anything you want to know about st. John and the surrounding area Ben is a wealth of information. Well worth the trip and we'll be in touch with them on our next trip down.

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for coming out with us on our boat recently! We had a great time and were glad that you did as well. We appreciate the opportunity to show our guests these amazing islands- what an amazing job it is! Your review is so kind, and for that, we thank you- Happy Thanksgiving to you and your group! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the 2nd time we had rented Born to Rhumb while in the BVIs.. and it was better than the 1st time. We were a group of 2 couples...with 3 kids (under 11). Captain Ben and Savannah were awesome. Professional, fun, knowledgable and provided a one-of-a-kind experience. We toured the main "tourist hotspots" - but, also were given some... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks again for not just booking one day, but TWO! It was a pleasure having y'all onboard BTR again- we really love our repeat guests and pride ourselves on having a huge extended Born to Rhumb family! Savannah and I really enjoyed showing y'all around and exploring the BVI's. We hope your family has a great Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went out with Ben and Jen. They were fantastic! Plenty of drinks and a great boat. We had 12 adults in our group. We went to Virgin Gorda, ate lunch and did a little snorkeling. Highly recommend them.

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review- we had a great time exploring the Baths with y'all! We really love what we do, and because of folks like y'all, our job is simply the best. Happy Thanksgiving- tell everyone hey from all os us down in St John! More 

Waconia, MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ben and his crew took great care of us! We departed from St. John and spent the day island hopping in the British Virgin Islands. We saw so many unique places and had the best time at all of the fun locations. Hands down the most fun filled day of the trip. I highly recommend them and will definitely book... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words- it really makes us here at Born to Rhumb Charters happy to make our guests' trip the best day of their vacation! What a fun day we had- I'm glad your group enjoyed your trip, and I'm glad we could show your our favorite spots in the BVI's! Happy Thanksgiving! More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It could not have been a better experience from working with Jen on the booking to island hopping in the BVI with Ben, Savannah & Cory (to collecting forgotten items after the trip). Five friends and I chartered an island hopping trip during the week before my wedding in St. John. Our first stop was in Jost at Foxy's, followed... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

You ladies were so much fun! We were so so glad to show y'all around before your big wedding day! We are also so appreciative that you would say such nice words about our company- that truly makes us happy-so thanks again! Happy Thanksgiving from your friends down in St John- cheers to a happy marriage for y'all! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been on 10 plus BVI Chartered day trips over the years, we have been on Born to Rhumb now for the 4th time and by far this vessel is the best BVI day trip boat that can be had. This boat is the most comfortable through the choppy waters of the Sir Francis Drake channel. Ben and his... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and tell others what a great time it is! We pride ourselves in providing a truly epic experience, and were so glad that your group loved it- that makes us super happy. Till we see y'all again- be safe and Happy Thanksgiving! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group had a fantastic day on the water with Ben and jenn. Everything was first class from setting up the trip and what we wanted to do and then met all are needs throughout the day. Drinks were plentiful and company of Ben and 1st mate Savannah made they day. Ben even went out of his way to assist... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for your review- we had a great time with your group and appreciate the feedback! We strive to provide the best day of our guests' vacation, and also focus on being the best charter we can be. Thanks again- Happy Thanksgiving! More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent time on your Charter and really enjoyed the diving and snorkeling. We also enjoyed the history that we got along the way, it was very interesting.

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so so much for your review! I'm so glad that we could take your group out on the water with us before your big wedding day! Y'all were awesome to hang out with and we were so glad to show y'all some of the beautiful aspects of our islands! Tell everyone hey from Capt Ben and Savannah- take care... More 

Locust, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited St John many many times and have done several boat trips but our day on the Born To Rhumb was one for the books. We had the best time!!!! We started the day at Cane Garden Bay and did a quick tour of the Callwood Rum Distillery and bought a boat load (ha, ha) of Arundel Rum.... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Hey guys! Great having y'all onboard this last week! We had a blast and am glad that y'all could go to the oldest rum distillery in the BVI- something different for sure. Tell everyone hey from Savannah and I, and we look forward to staying in touch! Best wishes to your group! More 

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