How do I request information regarding charters?
What is a private day sail?
All of our trips are private. You are the only guests booked for the day.
What is the price of your sailing trips?
Prices range between $500.00- $800.00
Your cost includes a captain, crew, snorkeling gear, food and beverages.
This is the most reasonable private charter you can find for an all-inclusive day.
What is the customary gratuity for the crew?
It is customary on a private charter to tip the crew 15-20% of the price of the trip.
Do you go to Buck Island?
No, there are plenty of off- the-beaten- track anchorages to sail to with wonderful snorkeling opportunities. Typically, we stay within the boundaries of the East End Marine Park on St. Croix’s north coast.
How long are your trips?
The half-day is 4 hours-the full day is 6 hours
What is your refund policy regarding weather?
If the weather is bad on the day of your trip we try to reschedule. If you cannot reschedule there is no penalty.
What should we bring aboard?
Towels, environmentally friendly sunscreen (no aerosol sunscreen please). We highly recommend rash guards or UV protection shirts.
Cameras and extra T-shirts are essential. Please bring special drinks and snacks. Please bring reusable, water bottles as “one use plastic” is no longer available on board.
Does your boat have a boarding ladder?
Yes, ZULU is equipped with a custom built boarding platform and deep ladder for easy access on and off the boat
Can, I get out of the sun?
Yes, the cockpit has a large head high canvas top to protect you from direct sunlight
Do you provide snorkeling gear?
Yes, but please bring your personal gear if you have it with you. Make sure it is completely free of sand. If your mask is brand new please use soft scrub or toothpaste to wash off the manufacturer’s protective coating.
How many passengers can you accommodate?
Our capacity is regulated by the Coast Guard with a maximum of six passengers
Do you provide food and beverages?
Yes, but many times people have particular food and drinks they prefer and I recommend you bring this aboard.
Do you give snorkeling lessons?
Yes, we like to give a thorough lesson as well as an environmental briefing of the area we are snorkeling.
Do you provide a snorkeling guide?
Yes, many customers are happy to know that the guides stay with you during the whole snorkeling experience. Our guides are experienced and stay with you pointing out various sea life along the trail
What should I do for seasickness?
Take medication at least an hour before departure. But read the directions and medicate according to the recommended time and dosage requirement.
Do I need to have sailing experience?
No, but if you are a sailor you can sail the boat as much as you like.
Interactive trips are encouraged!
Do you go to Buck Island?
No, there are plenty of off- the-beaten- track anchorages to sail to with wonderful snorkeling opportunities. Typically we stay within the boundaries of the East End Marine Park on St. Croix’s north coast.