JP CAT Blog

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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! […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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. […]

Read More