Summertime on St John is relaxed yet lots (or nothing) to do

 

Come to St John and watch magnificent sunsets like this one…
st john summer sunset photo steve simonsen
Sunsets on St John are spectacular especially as captured by photographer extraordinare Steve Simonsen

June/July News flashes & fun St John clips:

  • st john festival food fairCarnival season is ‘rapping’ up with a traditional Caribbean parade and big bang (fireworks planned for the night of July 4th!). Carnival, as promised, has been filled with music, sports (bike, boat, & swim races), Coronations, and, of course, more music and food. As you can see, this year’s Food Fair has been spectacular; we have had great weather, and of course, fabulous food offerings!
  • Support the USA Olympics and a terrific young St John woman, Mayumi ‘Mimi’ Roller, a life-long St Johnian and college student, who is heading to London on the USA Olympic Sailing Team. To send Mimi good wishes or donations please either sign on to her Facebook page or e-mail her directly.
  • scotiabank international optimist regattaSpeaking of sailing…this month marked the 20th annual Scotiabank International Optomist Regatta where more than 100 boats captained by young sailors from 16 nations vied for the #1 spot. St John sailor Mateo DiBlasi won the Green Fleet’s tier! St Thomas and St Croix sailors also did incredibly well.
  • st john usvi dolphinsDolphin sightings this summer have been plentiful and every time exciting. On this video, Captain John of St John’s Palm Tree Charters captures a couple of young dolphins playing and jumping out of the water (about one minute into the video and worth watching).
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