FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS. THIS GUIDE WILL HELP YOU PLAN YOUR NEXT EXCITING ADVENTURE
What is included with our charter?
- Ice and bottled water
Snorkel gear (adult and child)
Noodles, oats and dry bag
Bluetooth sound system
Boat rental and captain’s fee
What should we bring with us?
- Beverages and snacks
Sunscreen (not spray, please!)
Towels and swim suits
Cash for customs, lunch, souvenirs and tips
Passports (if going to the British Virgin Islands)
How many places can we visit in one day?
The number of stops depends on the distance to each island you want to visit and the length of time you would like to spend at each location. Your captain will talk with you on the day of your charter to determine your itinerary. For suggested itineraries, visit our website under “destinations.”
How many passengers can the boat hold?
Our catamaran, 9 Lives, has lots of seating and can accommodate up to 8 passengers comfortably.
Can you provide provisions for us?
Call Captain Ryan at 850.339.8113 for any special requests and he may be able to help.
What is the average fuel charge?
9 Lives has brand new fuel ecient engines in order to keep your costs low. Depending on the distance traveled and gas prices, charges can vary greatly. A trip from the USVI to Jost Van Dyke can average approximately $120, and a trip to Virgin Gorda may be around $200-250.
How much does BVI customs and immigration cost?
Typically, customs charges are approximately $70 per person, however there can be additional fees on Sundays and holidays.
What is the cancellation policy?
For a full refund, you must cancel your reservation 48 hours in advance.
What happens if the weather is bad?
The Virgin Islands gets rain showers almost every day, but they are usually short and spotty. Your captain will do his best to avoid rain clouds, but may cancel your trip if there are dangerously high waves or strong winds. You will not be charged if the captain feels that conditions are unsafe. We will do our best to reschedule in that case
When will my trip be charged?
We take credit card information to hold your reservation, but we will not charge your card until the day of your charter. You may choose to pay in cash on the day of the charter if you prefer.