Many factors determine how to party on a catamaran including, the reason for the celebration, who will be attending, and the interests of the party goers.
Throwing a getaway celebration on a catamaran can provide a special setting for an important or meaningful event. It only takes some planning and creativity to pull off a memorable, joyful party that will be spoken of fondly for years.
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4 Tips to Organize the Boat
Organizing a party on a catamaran shouldn’t be a stressful task as long as you stick with a game plan and recruit help from other attendees. Keep the following tips in mind while you plan.
1 – Buy what you need in advance.
Avoid last minute runs to the store or trying to hunt down an item on an island.
2 – Make sure all equipment works before you set off.
You can’t always prevent something from going wrong, but it’s best to start out with everything in good working condition.
3 – Plan alternative activities in case of inclement weather, scheduling snafus, or technical issues.
Unexpected things happen no matter how carefully you’ve planned everything out. It’s better to have a backup activity than for everyone to be left sitting around.
4 – Ask reliable friends or family to help with important details.
If you know Uncle George only has a 50/50 shot of remembering to buy birthday candles, ask someone else to pick them up.
Inside the cabin of a catamaran, anything goes, but above deck, you should be careful about the decorations used. Streamers, balloons, and anything not anchored down may not fare well if the wind picks up. Decorating should be fun and festive without being intrusive to the party goers. Chinese paper lanterns, string Christmas lights or hang a disco ball are just a few suggestions.
5 Best Party Ideas
1 – Milestone Birthdays
A birthday party celebrated on a catamaran is even more special if it’s a birthday that signals a life change. A 21st birthday to a 40th can become more than a mere changing of an age for the birthday boy or girl!
2 – Bachelor/Bachelorette Getaways
Increasingly popular are trips for bachelor, bachelorette, or combination parties. Get away with your friends for one last blast before it’s made official.
3 – Sweet Sixteen
A sweet sixteen party for a girl out on a boat can be a fun and novel way to celebrate this milestone. The guest of honor will also appreciate bringing a few girlfriends to celebrate with her family.
4 – High School/College Graduation
As a graduation present, take the graduate and a group of their friends out on a catamaran to celebrate their achievement.
5 – Retirement
An older adult often gets a subdued retirement affair to commemorate their retirement. Forget that, and go for a boat party with family and friends.
5 Best Party Activities
1 – Snorkeling
Snorkeling is an activity that is fun with a group of people. There are plenty of opportunities for photos and it never gets old pointing out wonders under the water for others to check out.
2 – Karaoke
No party can be complete without a few guests taking an embarrassing turn at the mic.
3 – Limbo
Yes, it’s cheesy, but it’s also a lot of fun, especially with family.
4 – Water Play
Jet skiing, paddle boats, and kayaking allow everyone to spread out and get physical.
5 – Trip to a Private Beach
Swimming and sunbathing on a private beach gives the guests a different setting to explore and enjoy.
A party on a catamaran is more intimate and emphasizes togetherness and closeness with one another. It should always be in the mind of the guest of honor that everyone in attendance came to celebrate you!
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