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All About Our Catamaran

The Catamaran origins stem back to fishing communities in the Polynesian islands.  This multi-hulled boat has twin hulls in parallel, joined by a structure.  The design of a catamaran makes for a smooth and comfortable experience on the water.  This is especially important for those who are prone to motion sickness.    Many of us dream of sailing off into the […]

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Planning a Tampa Area Florida Bachelorette Party

  Last Sail before the Veil   Planning a fun weekend with your closest girlfriends before saying “I do”? Each bachelorette party should be just as unique as each bride Whether you are the bride-to-be or maid of honor we’ve done all the Googling needed for you to plan a party you and your fierce […]

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What are Mangroves?

Living by the water has its advantages! Seeing the birds, dolphins and other wildlife of Tampa can be partially credited to the mangroves. These true Florida natives are a group of trees and shrubs that live in the coastal intertidal zone. Their roots even act as a filtration system keeping out most of the salt […]

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St Pete: A Pin-worthy Paradise for Bottlenose Dolphins

Our Gulf Beaches in St. Pete and surrounding Tampa Bay area of Florida are home to over 250 local bottlenose dolphins along with more just passing through. The dolphins are frequently entertaining the locals and visitors alike with their sporty water acrobatics. Just beyond our Downtown St. Pete docks, you may spot some frolicking bottlenose […]

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Party on the JP Cat!

The JP Cat loves to celebrate all kinds of events on board! Share in the party with others on the cruise, or rent the catamaran for the private party of your dreams! Birthday Parties Happy Birthday! Blow out your candles on our St. Pete catamaran. We love a good party and birthdays are the BEST! […]

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St. Pete Halloween Hijinks

We love Halloween on the Cat! If you’re looking for a ghoulishly good time in St. Petersburg, FL this Halloween, here are some of our recommendations for spooky shenanigans for all ages – from family-friendly events to the spookiest of haunted houses. Halloween Events in St. Pete Old Northeast Scare Zone Any St. Pete local […]

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A Tourist Guide: A Day in St. Pete, FL

They don’t call St. Petersburg, FL the “Sunshine City” for nothing! On average, the temperature is 73 degrees and records 361 days of sunshine each year. As if the amazing weather wasn’t enough, St. Pete is home to a beautiful, sparkling waterfront and exciting urban experience. If you’re visiting our hometown, check out our St. […]

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Summer Fun Ideas for Kids of All Ages in Tampa Bay

It’s that point of the summer where parents are running out of ideas on how to entertain the kids and the kids are going stir crazy. Fortunately, the options are near endless in the Tampa Bay area and there’s always something to do that’s fun for kids of ALL ages. Here are some of our […]

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Unique Places to Pop the Question in Tampa Bay

“Will you marry me?” Ready to ask the question a lifetime? This is a BIG moment and the beginning of an amazing journey. The JP Cat has seen bachelorette parties, wedding weekends, and even onboard wedding ceremonies. But how do you plan the proposal that starts all the celebration? While you should take into consideration […]

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Delicious Drinks for the Beach

The hot beach and a cool beverage go together like peanut butter and jelly or cheeseburgers and French fries. We love a good day at the beach almost as much as we enjoy sailing on our St. Pete catamaran. The sand in your toes, the ocean breeze, and glass in your hand. We may only […]

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