The Ship: Passaat (Dutch for tradewind) is a classic steel gaff rigged schooner. With her75 feet length over deck (100 feet including the bow sprit) she offers plenty ofroom to relax in theshade of her permanent awning or to find a tranquil place for sunbathing.
Route: Passaat,different than the rest of our selection of charter yachts, has a fixeditinerary: she sails between Martinique and Union and visits the WindwardIslands including St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the summer.
The trip northfrom Union to Martinique takes 7 days (Monday morning to Sunday afternoon) andthe trip south from Martinique to Union 8 (boarding Monday afternoon, disembarkMonday morning). Passaat takes individual bookings, so this is a greatopportunity to meet people!
In the winter she sails from St. Maarten.
Accommodation: Passaathas 5 guestcabins: 1 double with shower and toilet, two larger doubles each withits own toilet and shower and two doubles with shared bathroom. Crew has aseparate cabin/bathroom.
The Crew:Captain Pieter hasbeen chartering traditional and modern boats in Europe, the Atlantic andthe Caribbean for over 20 years and nowshares his vast experience and love for the sea with you!
Cuisine:Local cooks areemployed. Their culinary skills encompass both European and Caribbean cooking. This is aunique opportunity to try out some local Caribbean creole food!
Amenities:5 kwgenerator, tv, vcr, cd-player, deck shower, telephone.
Minimumnumber of guests: 4
Maximumnumber of guests: 10
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