PiZZA Pi VI – A One of a Kind Floating Pizza Boat

A floating pizza factory? A commercial grade food truck boat? A one of a kind offshore dining experience in the beautiful VI’s? Check, check and check!

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PiZZA Pi VI is the brainchild Sasha and Tara Bouis. Sasha is an MIT grad who worked on Wall Street for five years before realizing that being “cubicle plankton” was not enough for him. Tara, originally an elementary special education teacher in Indiana during the winter and a SCUBA instructor at SeaTrek BVI was also an award winning chef and culinary judge who trained specifically in the art of the New York style pizza pie.

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Together they rebuilt their aluminum sailboat, retrofitted it with commercial­ grade pizza ovens, an oversized pick­up window and an eye-­catching paint job. They then named the boat Pi, with a pizza business in mind.

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PiZZA Pi VI opened in November of 2014 and is anchored in Christmas Cove, Great St James Island. Sasha and Tara live on land nearby and dinghy out to open and serve pizza daily from 11am until  sunset (closed Mondays & Thursdays). 

Because of limited space in the galley, they offer 5 types of pizzas from traditional NY style to specials that vary depending on local and seasonal ingredients.
Some of the fan favorite pizzas include: 
“Sweet Home Indiana” – Porcini sauce, sage sausage, pickled sweet corn & fresh spinach
“Blumin Onion” – Aioli sauce, chopped leeks, radicchio, blue cheese & honey to finish
“Mango Mami” – Tangy mango sauce, red onion, fresh mango, bacon & goat cheese

 See their menu here

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To visit PiZZA Pi, you need to find your way out on a boat.  Visitors to St. Thomas or St. John can rent a charter boat for a full or half day trip and along with great pizza they get to enjoy an action packed day tailored to their group by a knowledgable captain. They also serve dinner to many of the week long charter boats that make St. Thomas their home port.  Enjoying great food on a boat while snorkeling in pristine waters is the PiZZA Pi experience.  

Although closed for the season right now – PiZZA Pi needs your help. The food-truck-boat has operated in Christmas Cove, US Virgin Islands for nearly two years now, but in order to continue, the local government is requesting a show of public support. If you have already enjoyed the pizza and the experience of PiZZA Pi VI, or even if you just hope to in the future, Sasha and Tara ask that you would consider signing the petition to keep PiZZA Pi VI in Christmas Cove. They are hoping to get at least 5,000 signatures, and have received over half already. If you’d like to support PiZZA Pi VI – A One of a Kind Floating Pizza Boat, you can find the petition here:
Petition for PiZZA Pi VI

And – if you’d like to find out more about PiZZA Pi VI, check them out here:
Website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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Comments

  1. Great People, Great Pizza

  2. Kevin Large says:

    Their truly living the dream. So happy for them! …. Oh yeah , great pizza too!