Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is a St Thomas Pocket Yacht?
A pocket yacht is just like it sounds - all the comfortable amenities and toys found on any proper yacht - in a compact package! Specifically a comfortable boat with amenities, toys, shade, and a full bathroom.
- 35' Mainship Pilot provides a comfortable ride even in rough seas
- Fully equipped bathroom with push-button flush
- Roomy cockpit lounging area
- Ample shade for everyone - or sun - the choice is yours!
- Full stateroom for changing / lounging / storing bags
- Lots of water toys including paddleboards, noodles, and loungers
- A drone (upon request) to document your epic day and make all of your friends jealous. See our Videos
Are the charters private or will we be sharing the trip with others?
All of our charters are private. Your group will experience a personal experience only available with a private charter.
Is there shaded seating available?
PHOENIX is a comfortable boat with shaded seating. (These seats are also dry in event of a passing Caribbean shower) There is additional seating in the sun - so the choice is yours, sun or shade!
Do we need to bring our own toys, snorkel masks, etc.?
Snorkel Gear, Paddle Boards, Water Toys, Inflatable Loungers, Bluetooth Stereo available for our guests.
Can we bring our own food/drinks?
Our YETI cooler will be stocked with ice and drinking water. Bring whatever drinks or snacks you like! If you have special requests just ask!
Is there a bathroom on the boat?
Unlike most day charter boats, PHOENIX offers a full bathroom available for guests - adjacent is a comfortable stateroom for changing and storing bags/personal items.
Is the captain experienced?
PHOENIX is an owner/operated charter company. As such, our guests directly experience our passion and local knowledge of the area. We specialize in creating custom, private and personalized itineraries in the US and the British Virgin Islands based on your group's specific interests.
Are there customs fees for the British Virgin Islands (BVI)?
British Virgin Islands customs and port authority fees are $75/person. These fees go directly to the BVI authorities. Please note that these fees are cash only.