Charter Tips

  • Getting the Best from your Charter Sailing Holiday

    Getting the Best from your Charter Sailing Holiday

    Your sailing holiday is a big adventure for all concerned. An investment in time before setting sail will reap rewards on the water. Like any venture, good preparation is key to success in chartering a boat.

  • Charter Boat Technology: Things you Need to Know

    Charter Boat Technology: Things you Need to Know

    Today’s charter boats have all the electrical conveniences of modern living. On board however you are a long way from the grid. Before setting sail, it’s important to understand the limitations of the electrical power source and the tools it drives.

  • Chartering a Sailboat with Crew Supplied

    Chartering a Sailboat with Crew Supplied

    A sailboat charter that includes a paid crew means one of two things: crewed bareboat with your party joined by freelance skipper and sometimes cook; or full-service charter on a boat with permanent, professional crew attached.

  • Bareboat Charter on a Larger Catamaran

    Bareboat Charter on a Larger Catamaran

    There's a charter boat trend towards larger catamarans. Enjoy a bareboat sailing holiday on a big cat such as the Saba 50 or Lagoon 52, their six double cabins providing enough room for two families or a group of friends

  • Taking the Dog on a Charter Boat Holiday

    Taking the Dog on a Charter Boat Holiday

    Pets are part of the family and it's common to see them aboard on a sailing holiday. But there are some things to consider before you set sail with dog along on your charter boat adventure.

  • Croatian Bareboat Charter: What is the Cost of a Marina Stay?

    Croatian Bareboat Charter: What is the Cost of a Marina Stay?

    An ideal Croatian boat charter may mean overnighting in a quiet bay. Or perhaps hopping from town to town for fun and excitement. While the bay stopover may be free of charge, marina charges in Croatia can add up

  • Made for Chartering: the Catana Bali Catamaran

    Made for Chartering: the Catana Bali Catamaran

    Leading yacht design company Catana is best known for the performance of its cruising multi-hulls. The new Bali catamaran is designed with crew comfort also in mind, ideal for bareboat charter.

  • 8 Common Mistakes on Boat Charter and How to Avoid them

    8 Common Mistakes on Boat Charter and How to Avoid them

    Good planning, professional briefings, quality equipment and common sense ensure the vast majority of boat charters go smoothly and holiday memories are all happy ones. But even the most experienced sailor occasionally trips up. Here are the stories we most commonly hear when things go wrong on charter.

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