Capt William "Billy" Pratt has been scuba diving and yachting in St. Thomas for over 30 years. He is a charismatic, fun, hard working, intelligent captain who enjoys creating a vacation of a lifetime for his guests.
Pat Pratt was born in Kansas and raised on a farm where she learned to cook at an early age. She and Captain Billy met on St. Thomas in 2008 when he introduced her to diving and the wonders of the Caribbean. They were married in 2011 and together they enjoy meeting new people, and showing them a great time aboard Opus so they can return home with unforgettable memories of a wonderful vacation.
William holds a USCG 100 ton Masters, 1st issue 1986. With Auxiliary Sail, Over 20,000 miles on the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. U.S. sailing school certified. PADI Master Instructor, DAN 02 Instructor, CPR/First Aide Instructor, N2 certified, Certified Bauer technician, with basic electrical, mechanical, and fiberglass experience. William is a professional musician having played at numerous resorts and on Cruise Ships through out the Caribbean.
1991- 1997 Captain/ Instructor for St. T and St. J Dive operations - William
2006-2007 M/V Henry T 117� for the oil rigs in the Gulf � William
US Coast Guard Safety Equipment
Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon
USCG Approved PFDs
Raymarine Multi Function GPS/Radar/Chart Plotter/Fish Finder
Two Portable VHF Radios
AT&T Cellular Telephone
Wi-Fi Internet connection at most USVI moorings
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Scuba Diving Details
General Diving Info
5 Dives per week included and additional dives are $50 each pp.
Diving Costs information
Wet Suits at $10/day rental.
Scrambled eggs, Bacon, Country Fried Potatoes and Toast Egg, Cheese and Sausage or Bacon on English Muffin Eggs, Bacon and Pancakes Breakfast Tortilla served with Salsa and Sour Cream Smoked salmon, Bagels, Cream Cheese, Capers and Onions Yogurt, Granola Cereal and Fresh Fruit Parfait Bagels or Cereal and Fruit Fruit Juice / Coffee / Tea
Grilled Cheeseburgers in Paradise with Baked Beans / Chips Ham &/or Turkey Wrap with all the fixings with Chips Tuna Sandwich / Wrap with Chips Beef Nachos with Cheese, Salsa and Sour Cream Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Baked Beans / Chips Chef Salad topped with Grilled Chicken Chicken Parmesan Alfredo with Salad
Asparagus Ham or Turkey Wrap Cheese and Crackers Hummus with Carrots or Crackers Garlic Crackers topped with Spaghetti and Mozzarella Cheese Crab Dip and Crackers Nacho Dip with Tortilla Chips Fruit, Chips or Nuts
Steak, Baked Potato and Vegetable Pork Tenderloin, Mashed Potatoes and Vegetable Curry Chicken, Rice and Vegetable Spaghetti, Vegetable with Garlic Bread Fish, Rice and Vegetable Chicken Breast, Baked Potato and Vegetable Beef Burrito, Refried Beans and Rice served with Salsa, Sour Cream and Tortilla Chips
Peanut Butter Pie Key Lime Pie Brownies / Cookies
Down Island = plus bar
***** NO 20% BROKER/TRAVEL AGENT COMMISSION WILL HAVE TO SPLIT 15%*****
X-Mas/New Year: +15% Holiday Premium and 48hr turns only
+10% charters 6 & 5 nights, +15% charters 4 nights & less
Captain Only Rates
2 guests $7500.00
3 guests $7750.00
4 guests $8000.00
5 guests $8250.00
6 guests $8500.00
Captain Only based on 8 days, 7 nights includes captain and first
mate, all expenses related to running of the vessel and the use of
sports equipment, scuba diving for certified divers, 5 dives/week. It
does not include food and beverage.
Half Board Rates
2 guests $8250.00
3 guests $8625.00
4 guests $9000.00
5 guests $9375.00
6 guests $9750.00
Half Board based on 8 days, 7 nights includes 7 breakfast, 4 lunches
and 3 dinners, ship's bar, all expenses related to running of the
vessel and the use of sports equipment, scuba diving for certified
divers, 5 dives/week.
All Inclusive.Cruising Permit: Paid by ClientLicenses: Paid by Client