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Sailing Ship Mercedes – Tall Ship Experience – Sunset Cruises – Wind is our Friend

Sailing Ship Mercedes – Tall Ship Experience – Sunset Cruises – Wind is our Friend
  • Morning tour (incl. plane spotting)

    Tickets from 69,00 USD

    Enjoy the early morning on board the comfortable tall ship Mercedes for a unique wind powered sailing adventure through the turquoise waters of St. Maarten. Watch the planes fly overhead as the ship sails past the world-renown Maho Beach. Listen to our lecture about worth knowing of St. Maarten.

  • Afternoon tour (incl. plane spotting)

    Tickets from 69,00 USD

    Delight in calming sea breeze and panoramic island views while on board the tall ship Mercedes with the Caribbean sun in the zenith. This is also a prime viewing tour to watch airplanes take off and land feet above Maho Beach at St. Maarten’s world-famous Princess Juliana International Airport.

  • Sunset cruise (incl. mega yacht spotting)

    Tickets from 69,00 USD

    Feel the wind in your hair and the zest in your spirit as you board the tall ship Mercedes for this exhilarating sunset sail around the turquoise waters of St Maarten. Take a close look to the real mega yachts at anchor in the popular Simpson Bay.

  • 21 February 2017

    Tuesday

    • Adults (all ages)             69,00 USD
    • Children (3-14 years) 35,00 USD
    • Infants (below 3) Free of charge

    Welcome drink included, beverages, snacks and ship´s souvenirs against cash or credit card.

  • 22 February 2017

    Wednesday

    • Adults (all ages)             69,00 USD
    • Children (3-14 years) 35,00 USD
    • Infants (below 3) Free of charge

    Welcome drink included, beverages, snacks and ship´s souvenirs against cash or credit card.

  • 23 February 2017

    Thursday

    • Adults (all ages)             69,00 USD
    • Children (3-14 years) 35,00 USD
    • Infants (below 3) Free of charge

    Welcome drink included, beverages, snacks and ship´s souvenirs against cash or credit card.

  • 24 February 2017

    Friday

    • Adults (all ages)             69,00 USD
    • Children (3-14 years) 35,00 USD
    • Infants (below 3) Free of charge

    Welcome drink included, beverages, snacks and ship´s souvenirs against cash or credit card.

  • 26 February 2017

    Sunday

    • Adults (all ages)             69,00 USD
    • Children (3-14 years) 35,00 USD
    • Infants (below 3) Free of charge

    Welcome drink included, beverages, snacks and ship´s souvenirs against cash or credit card.

  • 27 February 2017

    Monday

    • Adults (all ages)             69,00 USD
    • Children (3-14 years) 35,00 USD
    • Infants (below 3) Free of charge

    Welcome drink included, beverages, snacks and ship´s souvenirs against cash or credit card.

  • 28 February 2017

    Tuesday

    • Adults (all ages)             69,00 USD
    • Children (3-14 years) 35,00 USD
    • Infants (below 3) Free of charge

    Welcome drink included, beverages, snacks and ship´s souvenirs against cash or credit card.

  • 2 March 2017

    Thursday

    • Adults (all ages)             69,00 USD
    • Children (3-14 years) 35,00 USD
    • Infants (below 3) Free of charge

    Welcome drink included, beverages, snacks and ship´s souvenirs against cash or credit card.

  • 3 March 2017

    Friday

    • Adults (all ages)             69,00 USD
    • Children (3-14 years) 35,00 USD
    • Infants (below 3) Free of charge

    Welcome drink included, beverages, snacks and ship´s souvenirs against cash or credit card.

  • 4 March 2017

    Saturday

    • Adults (all ages)             69,00 USD
    • Children (3-14 years) 35,00 USD
    • Infants (below 3) Free of charge

    Welcome drink included, beverages, snacks and ship´s souvenirs against cash or credit card.

“including plane spotting near Maho Beach and mega yacht spotting in the Simpson Bay”

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    Aircraft spotting at Maho Beach

    Watch the planes fly overhead as the ship sails past the world-renown Maho Beach on St. Maarten. Arriving aircrafts must touch down as close as possible to the beginning of the runway due to the short runway length.

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    Mega yacht spotting in Simpson Bay

    Take a close look to the real mega yachts at anchor in the Simpson Bay as the Captain of the tall ship Mercedes set course into the Simpson Bay passing the mega yachts at low distance before returning back to Philipsburg.

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General information

  • For Cruise Line Passengers

    -Bookings in advance possible through your cruise line or cruise provider
    -Last minute tickets available at the shore excursion desk on board your cruise ship
    -Pick-up on the pier next to your cruise ship, organized by the shore ex team
    -10 minutes’ walk from cruise ship pier to taxi jetty for embarking tall ship
    -10 minutes’ walk back to your cruise ship after the tour
    -Beverages, snacks, ships souvenirs available for purchase
    -Payment methods cash or credit card (Master, Visa, American)

    For Island Tourists and Locals

    -Pick-up by tender boat at Chesterfield Restaurant, 10`before tour start
    -Parking facilities at Chesterfield Restaurant against fee (approx. 5 USD)
    -Drop off by tender boat at Chesterfield Restaurant, 10`after tour end
    -Beverages, snacks, ships souvenirs available for purchase
    -Tickets and consumptions payable on board in cash or by credit card (Master, Visa, American)

    Contact us

    Phone    +1 721 526 13 34 / +1 721 55 60 926
    Email     info@windisourfriend.com

Sailing ship Mercedes

You can expect great hospitality on board this unique tall ship operating from St. Maarten. The Captain promise you full sails and real sailing. The tall ship is spotless maintained and especially designed according today’s customer demands. There is no comparable tall ship for day sail and sunset cruises in the Caribbean so take the chance and join with us the Tall Ship Experience.

Languages on board

  • English English
  • Nederlands Nederlands
  • Deutsch Deutsch