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. Save ten percent with online booking.
WHERE DO WE MEET: St. Maarten Yacht Club - this is located next to the Dutch bridge in Simpson Bay opposite the Royal Palm/Diamond Resort. Check out map.
Cruise Ship passengers 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 almost opposite the yacht club and located next to the Royal Palm Hotel. Check out map.
SAILING: We always attempt to sail and the Catamaran sails fast, smoothly and comfortably. Sometimes we have to motor sail due to wind strength and direction in order to keep to our schedule.
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.
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.