About the Boat - USVI & BVI Boat Charter

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Welcome aboard bonus time, a 29 foot world cat

The US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands are a mosaic of enchanting isles, each with its distinct charm, from cozy, unique restaurants to captivating beaches and lively beach bars. To fully experience the splendor of these islands, a day or two spent on the water is essential!

Chartering a private boat is the ultimate way to explore these extraordinary destinations. With our friendly and knowledgeable captain at the helm, your journey will be tailored to your desires, ensuring a personalized and unforgettable experience in this aquatic paradise. Whether in the USVI or BVI, let us guide you through these island wonders and turn your vacation into an adventure of a lifetime!

  • 2018 29' World Cat based out of St. Thomas
     Local, Professional, and Experienced Captain
     Powered by Twin 300HP Yamahas
     Up to 10 Passengers

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What to Expect with Bonus Time

Bonus Time stands as the ideal choice for navigating the waters of the US Virgin Islands and BVI with your group. Designed for comfort, it accommodates up to 10 passengers with ease, and its expertly crafted twin hull ensures a smooth ride unmatched by any other 29ft powerboat.

Renowned for their stable hulls and impressive fuel efficiency, World Cats make Bonus Time an exceptional charter boat choice. Every tour with us is fully customizable, tailored specifically to your preferences, ensuring a unique and memorable experience on the water!

Select from a full or half-day USVI Charter.
Departures from Red Hook on St. Thomas or Pick-Ups from Cruz Bay on St. John.
Ice, Drinking Water, and Snorkeling Equipment are included.
Fuel not included on full-day charters, charges vary on how much is used***

*** Fuel charges depend on usage - most charters range from $200-$300 in fuel charges.

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Boat Specifications

LOA: 29'1"
Molded LOA: 29'1"
Beam: 9'6"
Hull Draft: 15"
Freeboard Aft: 27"
Transom Height: 25"
Dry Weight w/Power (Approx.): 8,500 lbs w/ twin 300s
Max HP Rating: 600 HP (2 x 300)
Fuel Capacity: 233 gal (2 x 116.5)
Livewell Capacity: 42 gal
Freshwater Capacity: 25 gal
Wastewater Capacity: 15 gal
Trailering Height*: 10'6"
Bridge Clearance: 8'10"
Cockpit Length: 50"
Typical Cruise**: 31.7 mph / 1.8mpg
Typical WOT**: 55.4 mph / 1.0 mpg

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St Thomas and St John

Explore St. Thomas & St. John

When visiting the United States Virgin Islands, you have the opportunity to embark on a full-day private boat charter to experience the very best of the USVI. Among the most sought-after options is the highly popular circumnavigation of St. John, where you can indulge in unique culinary experiences at Lime Out VI, the floating taco stand, and Pizza Pi, the extraordinary floating pizzeria.

As you sail around St. John or St. Thomas, you'll have the chance to explore breathtaking beaches like Trunk Bay and Cruz Bay, and delve into the natural beauty of the Virgin Islands National Park, which encompasses over 60% of St. John and ranks among the finest in the West Indies.

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Departs from Red Hook on St. Thomas or Pick-Ups on St. John
Ice, Drinking Water, and Snorkel Gear are included.
Fuel not included, charges vary on how much is used.
Please indicate if you'd like to visit any specific islands.

British Virgin Islands

Explore the British Virgin Islands

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with Bonus Time into the heart of the British Virgin Islands, a destination renowned for its stunning natural beauty and vibrant island culture. Experience the allure of the BVI's crystal-clear waters, ideal for snorkeling around The Baths' intriguing boulder formations in Virgin Gorda, or bask on the pristine white sands of Jost Van Dyke's White Bay.

Immerse yourself in the tranquil charm of Tortola's Cane Garden Bay or discover the secluded paradise of Peter Island's Deadman's Bay. With Bonus Time, every trip is an exciting  journey through the best of the BVI, tailored to showcase the highlights of these captivating islands. Don't miss the chance to create memories that will last a lifetime – book your Bonus Time charter today and set sail for a voyage through the enchanting British Virgin Islands!

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Departs from Red Hook on St. Thomas or Pick-Ups on St. John
All passengers (up to 10) must possess a valid passport.
Fuel not included, charges vary on how much is used.
 Additional customs fees imposed by the BVI government apply.

Boat Amenities

The boat features a state-of-the-art speaker system with Bluetooth connectivity, allowing you to set the soundtrack for your adventure with your favorite tunes. For your refreshment needs, there's a cooler stocked with ice and drinking water, ensuring you stay hydrated and refreshed throughout your journey. At the helm is an experienced and local captain, whose in-depth knowledge of the area guarantees a safe and insightful trip around the islands. For underwater exploration, we provide snorkeling gear, allowing you to dive into the vibrant marine life of the Virgin Islands. And for those moments of leisure and relaxation on the water, we have pool noodles, perfect for floating and unwinding in the Caribbean sun.

Pick-Up Locations

Bonus Time offers convenient departures from American Yacht Harbor in Red Hook, St. Thomas, making it an accessible starting point for your sea adventure. Additionally, for those staying on St. John, we provide the added convenience of pickups in Cruz Bay. 

Virgin Islands Weather Information

The U.S. Virgin Islands and BVI, blessed with steady temperatures and consistent trade winds, offer an ideal setting for sea adventures year-round. While we strive to accommodate all itinerary requests, it's important to note that the captain may need to adjust plans based on weather and sea conditions to ensure the safety and comfort of all passengers. Our priority is always to provide a memorable and secure charter experience, navigating the beautiful but sometimes unpredictable seas of the Virgin Islands.

Travel Notes

In the US Virgin Islands, the main islands include St. Thomas, known for its bustling harbor and vibrant shopping; St. John, largely covered by the Virgin Islands National Park and offering pristine natural beauty; and St. Croix, with its rich history and diverse landscapes. The best way to explore these islands is a combination of direct flights to St. Thomas or St. Croix and short ferry rides, especially to reach the more secluded St. John.

Across the waters, the British Virgin Islands comprise main islands like Tortola, the largest and a hub of activity; Virgin Gorda, famous for The Baths and its natural wonders; Jost Van Dyke, known for its beach bars and laid-back lifestyle; and Anegada, unique for its flat terrain and coral reefs. Arrival is typically through St. Thomas via flights, with ferries and chartered boats (like Bonus Time) being ideal for island-hopping and discovering the unique character of each island.

Whether in the USVI or BVI, private charters like those offered by Bonus Time provide an unparalleled way to experience the best of each island, offering flexibility, comfort, and a personalized touch to your Caribbean adventure.

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Day Boat Charter FAQs

Bonus Time can circumnavigate St. John or St. Thomas during a full-day USVI charter. It's is extremely difficult to visit the best of both islands during one trip. Your Captain would be happy to customize your itinerary for the best results!

Some destinations may be off limits due to weather restrictions as determined by the Captain.