Study: My Understanding of Charters

Facts about Yacht Charters

Yacht charter is a practical way for you to go sailing if you do not own a boat, and also for those who own a boat and would prefer to sail and tray a different yacht.

People are generally having financial difficulties nowadays, and for this reason, they are making yacht charter an option to have fun sailing. Through yacht charter, you avoid spending your money in purchasing the boat, and you avoid also the maintenance and mooring costs.

You may not be aware of it, but the price per person when you go yachting is more or less the same as when you are booked in a regular hotel, but for those who love adventure, yacht cost spells greater flexibility of the use and participation in the activity.

Know that between a privately owned yacht and in chartering one, is that there is more high safety and equipment requirements to comply in chartering a yacht than owning one.

Special sailing clothes and boating equipment are generally included in the price when you charter the yacht. It is good to be sure though by asking if it is included in the price the things mentioned.

Generally, these yacht charter companies cater to both the novices, meaning those who have never been on board and experienced in a yacht, and to those experienced yachtsmen who know very well what they will be looking for in a yacht. Be informed that there is a range of yachts that are offered by these charter companies and this range vary from a small 20 foot racers us to over 100 foot of luxury yachts.

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Here are some ways on how to organize a charter yacht.

First is called the bare boat charter where skippers or the charterers provide their own qualified crew. This alternative is for groups or families who are going on holidays and they are experienced sailors.

The next method is having a lead skipper to be in charge of the boat, and this method is called flotilla sailing, and the charterer although with little experience, will have the skipper responsible for the itinerary of the flotilla, in the anchorages, moorings at night and where to go and look at the sea area.

Another way to charter a yacht is called skippered yacht charter. This is where the charter company provides the experienced skipper to sail, together with the crew of the charterer, and helps with the sailing.

The next way to charter is called crewed yacht charter. With this way, the yacht charter company offers an experienced skipper and crew to sail the yacht and they take care of the charterers. This method is the one that is used on larger luxury yachts and usually it includes a hostess and staff to take care of the guests or charterers.

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