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Kekoa Sailing Expeditions

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Address: Kekoa Store is in the Lumberyard Complex., Cruz Bay, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-244-7245
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Wonderful excursion

Sailed on this 50' catamaran to Jost van Dyke, stopping along the way for snorkeling. The captain and mate were very professional and were terrific hosts. Excellent refreshments... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Durham, North Carolina

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sailed on this 50' catamaran to Jost van Dyke, stopping along the way for snorkeling. The captain and mate were very professional and were terrific hosts. Excellent refreshments during the trip. Stayed about 2 hours at Jost for drinks and lunch at a beautiful beach bar/restaurant (Hendo's Hideout). Then had plenty of time to enjoy the beach before a great... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing day on Kekoa on Nov 15. From the time of booking and speaking to to one of the owners, Ryan, on the phone, service was top notch. My friend and I got amazingly lucky and were on the day trip to Jost and there were a total of 10 guests including us. A beauty of a boat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Jamison and crew were fantastic. If you have one day left, this is the way to spend it. Good snorkeling and great relaxing sail. The story about the history of the boat was fascinating.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had the best experience on Kekoa! We took the day trip to Jost Van Dyke, hitting a lovely snorkel spot along the way. The Captain was wonderful and had such an incredible story to tell about the history of Kekoa. He and his brother built the boat themselves. Our First Mate, Zoe, was the best and... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Jameson and his brother built KEKOA and at least four other sailing craft and took us out from Cruz Bay on our last night in St. John. The temperature was of course perfect and the wind gave us a nice ride toward Lovango Island (historically a brothel, hence the name Love and Go). We had twelve passengers aboard the... More 

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Bloomingdale, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful day with Captain Jamison. Great snorkeling and fun crew made the trip memorable. Loved the playlist and timing.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the KEKOA for a family outing on their sunset sail. It was a wonderful experience. We were a big group, all wore white, and rode on the Kekoa for a beautiful sunset sail out on Cruz Bay. The crew was fantastic, catering to every person, offering drinks, and little snacks. The music they played was perfect for the... More 

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blacksails, Owner at Kekoa Sailing Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your about your experience aboard Kekoa. We hope to sail with you again someday soon. Ryan Witbeck More 

Fairview, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have done 5-6 snorkel boat trips, including 2-3 other catamaran trips and Kekoa is the best. The boat, crew and equipment are so far above the quality of other trips, they are in their own category. The story of the boat with it's history and the owners/builders/captain is amazing, check out the book on board that details this with... More 

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blacksails, Owner at Kekoa Sailing Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I will be sure to forward your post to the crew. As you know we take great pride in our work and it means a lot to all of us when our guests post there thoughts and memories about there time aboard Kekoa. We look forward to sailing with you again someday soon. Ryan Witbeck... More 

Brevard, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sailed on the Kekoa on the day trip to Jost VanDyke on November 8th. Captain Jameson and First mate Zoe were perfect hosts. The boat is beautiful and comfortable. It was amazing to hear the story of the boat from how it was hand built by Jameson and his brother to how they rescued and reclaimed it when it... More 

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blacksails, Owner at Kekoa Sailing Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your 5 star review! We hope to share another great day on the water with you some day soon. Thanks again. Ryan Witbeck - Owner/Builder/Captain More 

Rockport, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the captain and crew are first class,the boat is amazing as is the story about it,drinks,are great,snorkeling was great,meet some really nice people on the trip

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blacksails, Owner at Kekoa Sailing Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Jeff, and thank you for your review. I will be sure to let the crew know how you felt about the sail . We look forward to having you back some day soon. Thanks again. Ryan Witbeck - Owner/Builder/Captain More 

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