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Address: 00831, St. John
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+1 340-776-6462

Take the trip of a lifetime with Captain Bob Conn on our 26 foot Glacier...

Take the trip of a lifetime with Captain Bob Conn on our 26 foot Glacier Bay Power Catamaran. With twin, fuel efficient and eco -friendly, four stroke, Yamaha outboards we can get you to any destination of choice with ease and in total comfort. Tropicat has a large shade awning over the spacious central salon, and wraparound enclosure with adjustable window openings for all weather conditions, a comfortable sundeck on the bow, enclosed toilet, fresh water rinse down, swim platform with 4- step ladder as well as fishing rods, floaties, and snorkel gear are available for your pleasure. Captain Bob has thirty years of local experience in and around the US and British Virgin Islands. He began his career as a Master Dive Instructor so has in-depth knowledge of local waters and some uncommon snorkel spots. His innate curiosity has led him to explore local history, flora and fauna. Whether you want to literally sit back and just enjoy the scenery or maximize your underwater time Captain Bob will customize the day just for you! We have chartered with all ages from in-the-womb to 98 years young-- so email or call us today to book your personal day of fun in paradise!

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Wonderful Day on the water

Bob gave us a great tour of St. John. We hadn't been to St. John before and were vacationing with our 3 teenage boys. We did the boat tour on our second day and booked a full... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2015
Richmond, Vermont
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Richmond, Vermont
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2015

Bob gave us a great tour of St. John. We hadn't been to St. John before and were vacationing with our 3 teenage boys. We did the boat tour on our second day and booked a full day tour. Bob was great. The boat was clean and very comfortable for our family. Bob made us all feel at home and... More 

Thank erikssonod
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

We had a terrific half day with Bob Cruising over gorgeous seas, comfortably and ably brought to secluded snorkeling spots. My family was looked after, informed and entertained through the experience. Bob is terrifically knowledgable and most importantly a fun dude to be around. The turtles I saw floating in the broken sunlight above coral was the highlight. Felt great... More 

Thank Alex K
Traverse City, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2015

We spent a glorious day on the water with Captain Bob on the Tropicat. Everything was perfect. His boat was clean and well-stocked. Bob was a good host and very informative. He handled customs on both ends. He took to exactly the ports we wanted to check out. We would cruise with Bob again next time we're on St John.

Thank Sharon F
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2015

If you are looking for an absolutely amazing day on the gorgeous waters off St John, look no further than "Captain Bob" Conn of Tropic Powerboat Rentals. 340-776-6462. His boat a Glacier Bay power cat, is immaculate and sleek. More importantly, Captain Bob knows all these waters like the back of his hand. He will take you too all the... More 

Thank jerrilyn m
Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2015

Wow, we can't say enough about Captain Bob, his boat and his amazing hospitality. He was SUCH a great host and showed us a wonderful time. His boat was super clean and he was very knowledgeable and fun. He took us around Jost Van Dyke and Little Jost for the day and made sure we had a blast. I will... More 

Thank Conner05
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

Wow, where do I start! We spent an unforgettable day on the water with Capt. Bob. It was my birthday, and he made sure turning 33 was the best day I've ever had. The boat was amazing! Super clean, so much room, and it was so quiet. The boat cut through the water like a glove. I've never felt so... More 

5 Thank PinkyDempsey
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Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

Capt. Bob created a day full of wonderful memories as our family spent the day on the water. Fun in the sun, snorkeling, boating, touring the Virgin Islands by motor boat. Capt Bob is quite knowledgable of the area and willing to share his knowledge and experience. What a great day!

Thank Diane H
CaptBob121, Owner at Tropic Power Boat Rentals, responded to this review

Hi Dianne and thanks for the kind words!! We look forward to hosting you yet again next year for your 5th? visit!! Travel safe and see you next year! More 

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Reviewed 22 May 2014

We had an AMAZING day snorkeling at St. John and the BVI with Captain Bob. We even saw a mother and baby whale. Captain Bob knew how to follow the whales at a safe distance and it was a once in a lifetime moment to see the baby and mom surface together. His boat is AMAZING. we have done quit... More 

Thank albummaker
Burlington, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

This past vacation we spent 2 days with Captain Bob, venturing to the BVI again and "going local", and he once again outpaced our greatest expectations! With his seemingly unfathomable knowledge of the islands, we were treated to the best days of our journey by Bob using his experience of the hidden treasures and able seamanship - there's simply just... More 

Thank Davis P
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

This is our second time touring with captain Bob. We decided to stay local this time and had the most memorable day. Bob is so great at customizing his tours to ensure you have the most amazing day! The boat tours with Bob have become the highlight of our trip. We can't wait to see him again next year.

Thank Luv2travel005

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