We had such a great time on our full-day charter that we couldn't wait for our next St. John vacation to do it again - we booked another full-day charter two days later! Capt. Wilson is great - fun and very knowledgable about St. John and BVI history and the best places to drop the hook for snorkeling, lunch and more.
Review by CustomerJeri Garlan5 years ago
We've done quite a few trips with Captain Wilson and Deja Blue, and they are always wonderful. If we want to snorkel, or sight-see, or bar-hop, he provides the best itinerary for what we have in mind. It never gets old. He's a wealth of information and good times. We would never go out with anyone else.
Review by Realex5 years ago
We reserve a day-or more if we can-as soon as possible for our next trip because of our excellent experiences with Capt. Wilson and his lovely boat, Deja Blue. The Captain has a new place or new surprise each time. Capt. Wilson relates well to all ages and interests. He is an excellent instructor if you want to learn how to snorkel.
You can choose one or several adventures--from learning historical facts delivered with a keen sense of humor, snorkeling or diving in outstanding areas with wonderful sights and fascinating sea life, spectacular scenery, inviting beaches, or entertaining bars. Deja Blue is an immaculate, speedy, and agile way to access all of these great adventures. There are also snacks, drinks, and choice of music on board. Capt. Wilson takes candid photos that become treasured memories of your trip. Yes, we have made reservations for our next trip.
Review by Tangible5 years ago
We were quite sad when Captain Wilson pulled up anchors and "sailed" (figuratively) off to Europe for a while, but we're sure glad he is back in the USVI and taking charters, again. Quite simply, he is *THE BEST* charter captain in the islands. Deja Blue is a great boat. Plenty of room for your group (could comfortably do 8-10, anything less than 6 is super spacious.
We started our day a bit ahead of schedule, but figured we'd stop at the slip and see if Captain Wilson would be ready to sail a bit early. He was already there, boat prepped, and ready to go. Apparently, the only time "island time" comes into play with Captain Wilson is when it is YOUR time and you're out having a good time, then it is no rush.
As for our trip, we had 3 requests. An island lunch, Soggy Dollar, and a great snorkel stop (or two). We started with the obligatory stop at Tortola for immigration (you stay on the boat), then off to the Indian for some awesome snorkeling. One of the guys on the trip was a novice, so Captain Wilson got into the water and helped him get the most out of the stop. Tons of fish, very cool rock formation above the water line, and lots to see below it.
From there, we were off to Foxy's Taboo for lunch (always a winner). It shouldn't have surprised us, but the waitresses treated Captain Wilson like he was family (perhaps even nicer than that). I guess they think he is great, too. After lunch, a quick stop at Sandy Spit (think 'Corona Commercial') then off to White Bay for some drinks on the beach at Soggy Dollar Bar. When we were ready to head back, we got back on the boat, turned up the volume on the music, and cruised our way back home.
A perfect day in the USVI. Again. Courtesy of Captain Wilson. Again. What more could you want?
Visited March 2013
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