JP CAT Blog

Best Outdoor Activities in St Petersburg, Florida

We love our hometown; it’s always an adventure! St Petersburg, Florida is year–round fun in the sun for locals and tourists of every age. Experience your toes in the water at the beach or feet on the street near downtown. The sun on your shoulders, sand on your toes or salt spray in your hair at the park or on the bay. You can relax by yourself, explore with some friends or get in some exercise with the family with any […]

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Where Do Dolphins Live?

Dolphins are some of the most interesting marine mammals around. Dolphins species are found around the world! Most species, including the bottlenose dolphin live in the ocean or along the coastlines in what’s called brackish water. However, some dolphins reside in freshwater rivers and streams, like the South Asian and Amazon river dolphin. Considering the permanent smile due to the curve of their mouths, dolphins must love […]

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Sightseeing St. Pete, FL

St. Petersburg is located on the gulf coast of Florida and welcomes travelers all year to a warm and sunny escape. You can relax in the warm salty waves by day and turn it up as the sun sets with some drinks and live music by night.  Come experience the spectacular white sandy beaches along with a […]

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Fun Dolphin Facts

Who doesn’t love dolphins?  They are playful, graceful, smart, and just downright amazing!  Did you know dolphins progressed from a four-legged land animal that began spending more time in the water around 50 million years ago?  These now aquatic mammals have captivated both kids and adults by dabbling in human behaviors and acrobatics.  There are […]

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Why do Dolphins Jump?

“There’s no question dolphins are smarter than humans as they play more.”  -Albert Einstein    One of our favorite things about sailing St. Pete, FL? The playful dolphins who have a habit of jumping out of the water. This is also known as a breach or bow, but why do they?    Dolphins Jump Because…  Dolphins are aquatic mammals that […]

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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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