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welcome to happy island

We are a luxury yacht charter company
in the US Virgin Islands. We offer
private all-inclusive charters on our 

classic 50' sailing yacht. 

Sail with us and enjoy the ultimate
Virgin Islands charter experience!

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Join us for a luxury charter on our classic sailing yacht for an incredible day of sailing, snorkeling and relaxation in the beautiful US Virgin Islands!


We are the only truly luxury daysail charter in the Virgin Islands.  Just bring your sunglasses and a bathing suit -- we have everything else: professional & experienced crew, delicious food, plenty of drinks, premium snorkel equipment, 100% Turkish Cotton beach towels, and even reef-safe sunscreen.  

Our full day charters include a well stocked open bar customized to your preference! For lunch we serve our famous "Lowcountry Boil" - a delicious, down-home feast done right with local Caribbean lobster!

And if that wasn't enough, sailing with Happy Island Charters also means you get to spend the day hanging out with our famous, furry and fun first mate, Pedro the Pirate Dog!

We also offer half day charters and sunset sails. Call/text us at 340-514-7705 or email to begin planning your charter today!

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Sailing Yacht "Sea Level" is a classic ketch built by Durbeck Yachts in 1976. 

We have lovingly restored her inside and out and updated her with all the amenities to provide the ultimate luxury yacht charter experience.


With her large shaded cockpit and expansive foredeck, there is ample room for everyone to spread out and relax. 


Below deck, her air-conditioned interior and fresh-water head provide a comfortable place for the entire family to relax, change or use the restroom in comfort.  

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The Boat
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For many of our guests, the highlight of the day is when we bring out the food!

On a full day charter our gourmet lunch is a "low-country boil" feast with local Caribbean lobster, Atlantic shrimp, fresh corn and all the right down-home seasonings.  Don't be surprised if it is the best meal of your vacation!

Just as important as the food are the drinks - and there is no shortage of beverage options on board Happy Island Charters!  Our premium bar is always fully-stocked with beer, wine and liquor. Be sure to try our signature cocktail, Pedro's Piratekiller, made with dark rum, mango, passionfruit and  fresh nutmeg! 


Have a favorite beer, wine or spirit? Let us know your preferences and we will make a special order to have it onboard for your charter! 

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About Us


Captains and brothers, Christopher “Fancy” and Jonathan "Jonny" Hardin founded Happy Island Charters on St. Thomas in 2013 with their first sailboat, a 37’ C&C sloop named Manta.  Fancy & Jonny's charter boat quickly became well known for their famous “Low Country Boil” lunch, well stocked open bar, and their adorable dog/mascot/co-pirate, Pedro!  


In 2017 a category 5 hurricane named Irma tore through the Virgin Islands and their sailboat was damaged beyond repair.  It took nearly two years to rebuild, settle with insurance, and save enough money, but soon the Hardin brothers were able to purchase S/Y Sea Level, a classic ketch sailing yacht.  They spent three years restoring the boat to her classic yacht standards and are proud to offer her for charter. 

Let Captain Fancy, Jonny and Pedro the Pirate Dog show you the best of sailing in the Virgin Islands!

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Pedro the Pirate Dog is our famous first mate!

He joins us on all our sailing adventures!

Pedro loves going sailing, swimming with sea turtles

 and snuggling up in the sun for an afternoon nap!


Pedro also loves having canine company on the boat. Contact us about bringing your pup or service dog
along with you on your charter!

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