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Passaat Classic Schooner

| SkipJacks Restaurant Lagoon Dock, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-580-3301
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USD 84.99*
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St Maarten Gourmet Dinner Sailing Cruise
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USD 38.99*
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St Maarten Sunset Schooner Cruise
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USD 98.99*
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St Maarten Gourmet Sailing and Snorkel Cruise
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| SkipJacks Restaurant Lagoon Dock, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-580-3301
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Reviewed yesterday

Boat was a little pieced together but the sunset was beautiful. Always fun to get out on the water. Met some very nice people. Food was average at best

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The sail was lovely, the Passaat is very nice! This is a nice quiet sail. We enjoyed it so much, we have booked it for a small group next visit!

Thank cafemom
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family and I live on St.Maarten and I was looking for something new and different to do for Mother's Day so we decided to try out the Passaat for the sunset cruise. The boat was so unique and the sunset views were amazing! Miriam...More

Thank DominoSXM
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time we were escorted by Miriam via inflatable tender to the time we were returned back to shore, this was an experience of a lifetime. The Schooner Passaat is a classic in the truest sense from the rigging , the wooden ships' wheel...More

Thank Den420
Mirian E, Manager at Passaat Classic Schooner, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words. It was a pleasure having you on board of Passaat and making sure your bucket list shrunk 1 item! Sunny regards, Mirian, Pieter & Jan Thomas

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went ahead and booked the sunset cruise with dinner. It was a nice and relaxing time, and the sunset was beautiful. The staff is great. They provided us with appetizers and drinks before our dinner. It be even better i think if they served...More

Thank vroom2
Mirian E, Manager at Passaat Classic Schooner, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed the cruise and loved the dinner! As the dinner itself is 3 courses we consider the appetizers just that...as....of course we don't want to spoil your appetite with the nitbits before. On a ship...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful evening on the water!. The staff is attentive and ensures everyone has a great time. Appetizers are terrific as are the drinks. Couldn't ask for more! I will say if you have any mobility issues, this may not be the cruise for you....More

Thank dcobyrne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to do a sunset cruise, but the problem was the night we picked it was cloudy. That put the pressure on the cruise people to entertain us. They did a great job. A lot to drink and eat and some great conversation about...More

Thank peterpA5081LG
Mirian E, Manager at Passaat Classic Schooner, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are happy to read to although the clouds blocked a great sunset you did enjoy our hospitality and we hope we may welcome you on board again some time when the weather gods are a bit more in our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful evening on this historic schooner. We weren't even sure we would get the sunset because it was a cloudy day but we did get a beautiful sunset as promised. Drinks were provided (plenty to be had) and snacks as well. Would definitely recommend this...More

Thank andreaplustwo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the the quiet and tranquil ride on this historic ship. The sunset wasn't the best but was still beautiful. The the drinks flowed freely. Could have used a few more appetizers.

Thank jwelhwel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked the Dinner Cruise since our cruise ship was spending overnight in St. Maarten. Mirian suggested allowing 30 minutes from the cruise port in Philipsburg to get to the pickup location in Simpson Bay (Skipjack's Restaurant), but I would suggest a bit longer just to...More

Thank Gerry F
Mirian E, Manager at Passaat Classic Schooner, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are pleased to read you enjoyed the cruise! For our sunset-dinner cruise we go out for 2 hours to watch the sunset. Thank you for your remarks and giving us the opportunity to react. We always prefer to sail...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the maximum seating capacity? We are interested in this for a September small anniversary party as well as trying it out while we are here in SXM this month. Would you let us provide our own wine for the group?
10 March 2017|
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Response from Mirian E | Property representative |
We are licensed for 30 passengers. we are planning to haul out somewhere in September, like we do every year, what date in September are you looking at so maybe we can work around it. Yes you can bring your own wine or I can... More
Where do you board?
30 November 2016|
Response from Mirian E | Property representative |
Our boarding dock is at SkipJacks Restaurant. We transfer you with a dinghy to the Passaat which is out in Simpson Bay.
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30 November 2016|
Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
You wait at Skipjack's Restaurant just on the east side of the lagoon drawbridge. Mirian will be there in the little gray dinghy to take you and the guests out to the Passaat (usually in two trips) which is anchored in the... More