Frequently asked questions and answers
Do I get wet on the boat?
Our high speed Powerboat adventures will probably make you wet, yes. The wind can be pretty strong in Curaçao. It is always possible that there is a spray of water over the boat. Fortunately the weather is always good in Curaçao so everybody will be dry in no time. It is also a nice refreshment.
Do the tours continue when the weather is bad?
Before we leave we check the situation on the ocean and decide if we make the boat trip. When we think that it is not safe on the water, we will not depart. We can predict a lot of situations but always reserve the right to make a last minute decision not to go.
Is there a minumum or maximum age?
Children from the age of 6 and older can join a Powerboat-tour. When you take a child on the tour we would like to know if he/she can swim and, if not, your kid will be given a lifevest. We do have safety materials but think that it is most important that a child feels comfortable in the water. For all people joining a tour it is important that you do not suffer from any back or neck problems.
I am pregnant. Can I go?
If you are pregnant you are strongly discouraged from joining a Powerboat-tour as the ride can be quite bumpy and your (and your childs’) safety is most important.
Can I be the captain?
We understand that question. Lots of people have boats and know how to operate a boat. It seems to be fun and the ‘experienced’ boat owner wants to feel how it feels like. However there is a lot more to it than steering and handling the throttle:
– The sea at Curaçao is very unpredictable and a lot of experience is needed to judge the waves;
– The boats have strong engines and are light-weight. We can reach high speeds in no time and it only takes one second to make a mistake;
– The insurance and the law in Curaçao tell us that a licensed captain needs to steer the boat, Dutch boating licenses are not valid in Curacao;
– We have the responsibility of our passengers!
Can I get seasick?
Normaly we do not see people get seasick on our boat. That is because the boat is low on the water and we go on high speed. In that way we do not make the movements that cause seasickness. When we lay still it is possible that you might start to feel a little bit seasick. Tell us in time and we will continue our way so it will stop immediately.