Frequently Asked Questions
WHY BOOK DIRECT: Communication with the owner of the company gives you direct and non-distorted information about what we do and what is available. Trip Advisor reviews tell the rest.
WHERE DO WE MEET: St. Maarten Trips meet at the dock in front of Nowhere Special located next to the Sint Martin Yacht Club in Simpson Bay opposite the Diamond Resort at the prearranged time. Check out map. St Bart's and Anguilla Trips leave from the Simpson Bay Police Dock off of Airport Road. Check out map.
CRUISE SHIP PASSENGER pickup is at Dock Maarten located very close to the cruise ship pier.
MEETING TIME: 8:45 am for scheduled tours. Private tours by prior arrangement.
PARKING: There is a big free parking lot across the street located next to the Royal Palm Hotel.
PARTICIPATION: Is not required but feel free to give a hand to hoist the sails, steer the Catamaran and have some fun.
WHAT TO BRING: Towel, sunscreen and camera. PLEASE do not bring Aerosol sunscreens, rub on sunscreens only.
REFRESHMENTS AND COCKTAILS: Signature rum punch, water, sodas, beer, vodka, rum. Private charters, special requests will be catered to within reason. Zelle is also available.
PAYMENT: Cash is best, but we do take credit cards, except American Express. There is a 3% charge for credit cards.
GRATUITY: 15 to 20 percent is industry standard but feel free to make your own decision.
AMENITIES: The Catamaran has two toilets, or heads, in nautical terms, and two cabins for your use should you need an urgent nap.
SAFETY: All equipment complies with annual St Maarten Ports Authorities requirements. All crew are properly trained, qualified and experienced and most of all FUN to be with.