Frequently Asked Questions

Charter Information

I never have been in a sailboat before. Can I be on the trip?


Yes for sure. You don’t need any kind of sailing experience before and we´ll be glad to show how it's like to live in a sailboat cruiser lifestyle.




Everybody is able to come?


Most part of the people are able, but the boat routine is not prepared for people with mobility restrictions.




What type of clothing I should pack?


Here in the paradise you don't need make up, jewelry, shoes or any kind of fancy clothing. The most important is bathsuits, light weight clothing and maybe a lifeproof jacket. Don't forget to bring your sunglasss and your hat as well.




How do I get to the boat in San Blas Islands?


From Panama City to the Carti port you'll be going on a 3 hour drive. After that, 1 more hour travelling on a power boat to finally arrive in our boat. We arrange the transport from Panama City to San Blas, departing every day at 05:30 AM and arriving on the boat at approximately 10:30 AM. And than you leave San Blas at 08:00 AM and arrive 12:00 at Panama City. We arrange the tranport and for that we just need to know your schedule.




Are children welcome?


Yes, this place is a wonderland for kids.




Are pets welcome?


No, we don't accept any kind of pet abord.




What is the best time of year to go to San Blas Islands?


The weather in San Blas can be divided into two main seasons. The first of them considered as the "high" season, starts in December, with the arrival of the the "Aliseos" winds. During this period from December to April, the Aliseos winds blow strongly and the climate remains sunny. This is considered the best season for sailing, kite surfing and surfing. The other station, known as the rainy season (or "low" season), starts in May and runs all the way through November. Despite being called "low season", this time of the year is not so rainy. Usually, the rains disappear quickly and most of the day is sunny. At that time, there is a little wind and consequently a few waves, being the perfect season for snorkelling, paddle board and kayaking.





Booking Information

How do I book the trip?


For booking please fill out the contact form, send a email, a message by WhatsApp or call us.




What payment types are accepted?


We ask for 15% in advanced at the reservation, and the rest of the payment in the boat. We accepted Pay Pal and off course cash.




What is included in the price and what is not?


Includes (may vary as the boat) Breakfast (fresh baked sourdought bread, nutella, peanut butter, jams, fresh fruits, juice, coffee, milk, eggs); Lunch and dinner (plenty of seafood included); Natural juices made from the fresh fruit, beer, wine (red and white) , cocktails, soft drinks; Linen and towel; Daily - cleaning; Fuel; Fresh fruits and snacks; Skipper and cook. Does not includes Transfer from Panama City Kuna Yala fees




If I cancel my trip, or change the date, will I be refund?


- Cancelations made before 30 days prior to the trip will receive a complete refund of the reservation (discounted tax and Paypal fee). - Cancelations made before 15 days prior to the trip will receive half refund of the reservation (discounted tax and Paypal fee). - No refund for reservations cancelated less than 15 days from the trip date.





Other Information

Can I learn about sailing on my stay?


Yes, we can make a introduction in saling theory and practice focused in cruiser sailboats.




Who decides the sailing itinerary?


We can decide it together with the guest, depending on time schedule, wheather and special interest.




What kind of activities can we do on the boat? What type of water sports gear is available?


Each boat has its equipment, some have snorkelling gear, fishing gear, volley and soccer balls, kayak and standup paddle.




Will I be able to order special diet menus or request favorite beverages?


Yes, we can make a special menu to vegetarians or any kind of diet restriciton. About beverages, we can arrange some. Please contact us to know the possibilities.




I have dietary restrictions, or I´m a vegetarian/vegan, is that a problem?


Do not worry! Let us know about your restrictions, so the crew will adapt the menu.





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