SoloBon Sailing Bonaire

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About our sailing yacht

About Phoenix Jeannau 45ft
About Phoenix Jeannau 45ft
About Phoenix Cockpit
About Phoenix Cockpit
About Phoenix Interior
About Phoenix Interior
About Phoenix Layout
About Phoenix Layout

Our sailing boat, the Phoenix, is a 45.2 ft Jeanneau Sun Odyssey from 2003. She is a spacious and stable ship with wide gangways and she has a large cockpit that suits up to 8 people. Other seats are at the side of the ship and on the nice cushions on the bow. Sailing is the most eco friendly way of cruising, reduce your footprint and come sailing with us!

-Phoenix sails with a main sail and (120) jib
-Phoenix offers very easy access to the water
-Phoenix has 8 covered seats under the bimini
-Phoenix has a double steering wheel so guests can sail along
-Phoenix has 1 guest toilet and an outdoor shower
-Phoenix has oxygen and an AED on board
-Phoenix has a National Safety Certificate
-There are professional snorkel materials and floats on board for all guests
-Sailing is not only fun but it's also eco friendly tourism
-Go better go green! Waste is separated and ecological cleaning products are being used on board


About the owners

Patrick En Linda Owners Solobon Sailing
Patrick En Linda Owners Solobon Sailing
Patrick Verstegen
Patrick Verstegen
Linda Francke
Linda Francke

Patrick grew up in the transportation world, after years under and on the trucks he started as a programmer and wedding photographer.
In 2011 he came to Bonaire for the diving industry and fell in love with Bonaire and sailing,
after spending some time in the diving world on Bonaire, he took the RYA days-kipper course in 2018
on the island of La Gomera (near Tenerife).
After completing this there were a few trips ahead where he gained experience in the sailing world.
After crossing from Costa Rica to Thaiti on a sailboat, he knew for sure, life goes on with a sailboat,
with a bit of coincidence I came into contact with the old owner of SoloBon Sailing and we came to a deal, from April 1, 2023 I would like to take you through the waters of Bonaire and then tells fun facts with sometimes some jokes.
Are you going on a sailing adventure with Skipper-Patrick?

Linda used to work as a sports teacher with people with disabilities in the Netherlands.
In 2014 she moved to Bonaire and worked as a dive instructor for 4 years.
In this period she met Patrick 😁
Together They did the RYA day-skipper course in la Gomera (canary islands)
After this she worked as snorkel guide and as crew on sailboats
After the sail across the pacific it is time for a new challenge and chapter in life on the Phoenix with SoloBon sailing.


About Bonaire

Bonaire is a tranquil Caribbean island without the hassle of traffic lights, hustle and bustle, or normal, day-to-day worries. Your only concern will be where to spend each new day you have on Bonaire. Nowhere else is vacationing as easy as on Bonaire, as our warm, friendly people welcome visitors from around the world.

Next to activities as sailing, kite surfing, windsurfing and snorkeling, Bonaire continues to be recognized as one of the top destinations worldwide for its sustainable tourism. Bonaire is famous for it’s scuba diving and has won many international prices.

Bonaire has a long history of nature preservation, and always seeks to find the delicate balance between environmental protection and growth, while maintaining nature and culture. Bonaire was one of the first Caribbean islands to collaborate with the Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) to conserve our reefs. By commencing a program for cultivating new corals, Bonaire will be able to preserve the reef’s genetic diversity. In this way residents, visitors and future generations will be able to enjoy an enriched marine environment.