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St John and St Thomas #149639
12/07/2017 10:44 AM
12/07/2017 10:44 AM
Joined: Mar 2007
Posts: 178
British Virgin Islands
Yachtmaster Offline OP
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Couple of questions.....

1. - Is the customs and Immigration facility for yacht clearance up and running on St John...?
2. - Are Home Depot and Price Smart up and running to capacity on St Thomas....?

Thanks...


Safe and enjoyable boating.
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Re: St John and St Thomas [Re: Yachtmaster] #149640
12/07/2017 01:55 PM
12/07/2017 01:55 PM
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Saint Thomas, USVI
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St John customs has no roof. They are not open. Home Depot is partially open. Supposed to be completely reopening soon. Price Smart is wide open.

Re: St John and St Thomas [Re: CaptainJay] #149641
12/10/2017 07:32 AM
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Captain Jay

Where are boats returning from BVI clearing into US? CA?

Any idea of when St John's customs will reopen?


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Re: St John and St Thomas [Re: Deepcut] #149642
12/10/2017 09:08 AM
12/10/2017 09:08 AM
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Saint Thomas, USVI
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They are clearing at the Ferry Terminal in Town. It will be a while before St John reopens. The building appears to be a total loss. It is further complicated by the fact that the Virgin Islands Port Authority owns the building and leases it to customs.

Re: St John and St Thomas [Re: CaptainJay] #149643
12/10/2017 11:07 AM
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Price Smart is wide open.

The term "wide open" can have multiple meanings post Irma. <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/Grin.gif" alt="" />


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Re: St John and St Thomas [Re: GlennA] #149644
12/11/2017 09:18 AM
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As of yesterday, AT&T has mobile service in Coral Bay. Restaurants also have electricity and some house as well.

Cheers, RickG


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