Family Ties, a 45’ Custom Wilbur Sportfish


Our tournament winning Captain knows the world famous. deep sea fishing grounds surrounding St. Thomas extraordinarily well. They have a lifetime of professional fishing and boat operating experience here in the Virgin Islands. Whether you’re a novice, intermediate, or seasoned pro angler we’ve got your needs covered fishing aboard our custom built 45′ Wilbur yacht

 FV ‘Family Ties’ was built by dedicated down-east craftsmen whose focus has been the production of high quality custom yachts. Its hull was designed for commercial fishing in the North Atlantic – but was custom built exclusively to charter fish in the US Virgin Islands. We utilize tournament-grade tackle and cast net our favorite types of live bait daily when its available.  On board there is a large 16′ x 25′ open air aft deck with padded seating and bean bags chairs with sun/salt spray protection under the extended hard top. There is a enclosed air-conditioned pilot house with a full-sized bathroom facility , a galley, and a raised settee inside. For your safety and enjoyment aboard, there is all the updated USCG-required offshore safety gear and the latest Garmin XSV Navionics package, which includes 25kw radar, chartplotter, sonar, autopilot and a 3-zone Fusion stereo system with bluetooth. She is powered by a single 1015hp C18 Caterpillar diesel engine and is the ONLY charter fishing boat on island certified to carry up to 12 passengers + 2 crew! To call this boat a fishing machine would be an understatement! 


For more information about our boat and pricing, please look at our

 Charter Rates 

For more information & reservations, please call 340-774-9436 or 340-690-3411 – 9am-6pm, 7 days a week. Adrianne will be happy to assist you with your reservations.

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