Catch the Cat Private Sailing Charters

Bookings: +1 (268) 464-7113

What is included in your Charter:

Open Bar Includes:
Water, Local Juices, Soft Drinks - Coke, Ginger Ale and a selection of alcoholic beverages: Local Beer, Rum, and our special “Rock The Boat – Rum Punch”, Tea and Locally Ground Fresh Coffee, (Rose and White Wine served with lunch only.)

8 Hour Day Sail & Sunset Cruise:
• Sticky BBQ Chicken served with new potatoes, a garden salad topped with cranberries, toasted almonds and sesame seeds with a homemade Salad dressing and French Bread. Children have the option of a homemade burger instead.
Seasonal fruit kebabs 
Homemade Caribbean cake

6 Hour Day Sail:
• Sticky BBQ Chicken served with new potatoes, a garden salad topped with cranberries, toasted almonds and sesame seeds with a homemade Salad dressing and French Bread. Children have the option of a homemade burger instead.

Seasonal Homemade dips with vegetable sticks
Seasonal fruit kebabs 
Homemade Caribbean cake

Catch The Cat 4-Hour Taste Of Sailing Menu Includes:
• Fresh Coffee and Tea
• Chilled Filtered water, local homemade juice, local beer, coke, sprite, ginger ale, rum, vodka, gin, white or rose wine (served with lunch only) and our “Rock The Boat – Rum Punch”
• Seasonal Fruit Kebabs
• Seasonal Homemade Dips with Vegetables Sticks, Crackers and chips with a variety of toppings.

Sunset Cruise Menu Includes:
Tortilla chips, veggie sticks or nan bread with a seasonal homemade dip and our special “Rock The Boat – Rum Punch”.

Snorkel equipment available for use:
• Fins, masks, new triboard 180-degree vision full face snorkel masks
• Water noodles and floating water loungers
• Life vests and Snorkeling vests
• Binoculars for whale, dolphin and turtle spotting
• Refreshing facial towelettes
• Fresh Water Shower

Frequently Asked Questions & privacy policy

How do I make a reservation?
Please complete our online Booking Form. Once we receive your booking form, we will then confirm availability for you within 24 hrs and confirm your booking.
You can also call us direct at: +1 (268) 464-7113

Where do we meet to get on board?
The meeting point for our cruise is the Dockside at the "Crows Nest Bar & Restaurant" in Jolly Harbour.

Do you arrange transportation to and from the boat?
Yes. We can arrange transfers to and from all hotels and private homes on the island as well as from the Cruise Ship dock in St. Johns. We can arrange private transfers from 1 - 10  persons. Rates vary depending on how many persons and also where you are staying – we can confirm rates when you inquire.

At what time must we arrive to board the boat?
All of our cruises depart and return from the dockside at the Crows Nest Bar & Restaurant. Departure and return time for our cruises are as follows:

8 – Hour Day Sail including Sunset
Departs at 10:00am and returns at 6:00pm (September – February)
From March onwards the Sunset will start to push later, so please check your confirmation for precise timings.

6 – Hour Day Sail
Departs at 10.00am and returns at 4.00pm 

4 – Hour Taste Of Sailing  
Departs at 10:00am and returns at 2:00pm

3 – Hour Sunset Cruise
September - February: Departs at 3:00pm and returns at 6:00pm
From March onwards the Sunset will start to push later, so please check your confirmation for precise timings.

Please check your confirmation document for your exact charter times.
Should you be running late for your charter please ensure that you call us to let us know - Amy +1 268 464 7113. If we don't see you dockside within 30 minutes of your charter time the boat will return to its home port. 

What is the maximum number of passengers allowed on board?
"Catch The Cat" is fully licensed and insured to carry 1 - 10 guests comfortably on board.

Are children welcome onboard Catch The Cat?
Yes, absolutely! Our charters are suitable for children of all ages. On board we have children’s life jackets, fins, masks and snorkels and snorkeling vests.

What do I need to bring?
• Swim Suit and Change of Clothes optional
• Beach Towel
• Cap or Hat
• Sun Glasses
• Sun Cream - (We ask you to not use Spray sun lotions while on the Catamaran - due to staining the fiberglass)
• Camera
• You are welcome to bring your own snorkeling equipment with you and shoes will need to be removed once you board the Catamaran.

Do you cater for special dietary requirements?
Yes. We do provide for vegetarian and children meals upon request. You are required to advise us at the time of booking of any special dietary requests. If anyone in you group has any allergies please advise us upon booking and this will be catered for.

What if I feel seasick?
The Fountain Pajot Catamaran has twin hulls and a wide beam which offers more stability and comfort She glides through the water like a dream. If you are concerned about Sea/Travel Sickness, we recommend you ask your pharmacy for advice. There are many over the counter brand remedies that are effective – especially inquire about ‘non-drowsy’ treatments. We will do all we can to make sure everyone on board feels comfortable, and the waters off our West coast are generally very calm. We also carry acupressure sea sick wrist bands on board.

What methods of payment do you offer?
Acceptable payment methods include; Credit card, Travelers Checks, Pay Pal or Cash.
We only accept Visa or Mastercard credit cards.
• A 50% deposit is required to confirm your charter – once received "Catch The Cat "will issue you with a confirmation document / receipt.
• Your balance is payable to the boat on the charter day, either cash, credit card (Visa or Mastercard) or Travelers Cheques.
If you wish to pay your balance by Credit card please let us know when you book as we do not accept Credit card payments on the day on the boat.
We will charge your card on the morning of your trip.

Do you offer any special discounts?
A 10% Discount is available for online Bookings in advance.

What is the cancellation policy?
If you are coming into Antigua on a Cruise Ship, please note that we operate on LOCAL TIME not ship time. All the times (charter time & taxi time) specified on your confirmation or email are in local time. If you are unsure of your charter time, please verify with us prior to your charter day.

Please note; should you wish to cancel, a 48 hours notice is required prior to departure date/time – If this 48 hour advance notice is not given, your credit card will be charged for the full amount.
Your refund amount will be less the 4% charge that our bank charges us on all transactions.
** The only exception is:
A full refund will be given should "Catch The Cat": have to cancel your charter due to weather conditions. However, if possible we will first try to reschedule your charter for an alternate day.

General Terms and Conditions:
Insurance, Licenses & Safety Equipment on Board:

"Catch The Cat Antigua Ltd." is a licensed Antiguan Company and is fully insured to operate the charter you are booking.

Our insurance covers all personal liability for on yacht incidents as well as off yacht water activities.

  • • 1 x offshore life rafts with a total capacity of 10 people.
    • 1 x full set of distress flares.
    • 2 x horseshoe life buoys each with automatic night- light & 1 x life ring.
    • 1 x telescopic Dan buoy.
    1 x Sling Recovery Life Buoy
    • Full compliment of life jackets with lights & whistles.
    • 5 x ABC Dry Powder fire extinguishers located one in each cabin plus one in the saloon 2 x CO2 Fire Extinguishers plus a fire blanket in the kitchen.
    2 x Fire Buckets
    • 1 x VHF Transceiver radio
    • Our dinghy and outboard are available at all times for ship to shore transport and safety cover during water activities.
    All safety items are regularly serviced and annually inspected by the Antigua Department of Marine Services and are “in date” at all times.

    Captain and Crew:

'Captain Lushi' holds his Boat Master License - as well as the complete STCW10. 

Hostess Margot holds RYA Competent Crew, Sea Survival, VHF, First Aid and City & Guilds Food Handling Certificate.