Why charter a yacht?

Why do you charter a yacht?

You've got a lot of choices for your next vacation – thousands of package tours and resort hotels on a gorgeous beach where you can get a nice tan, dine with your family and friends, and maybe find a party to go to in the evening. Then why do you charter a yacht? We agree that chartering a luxurious yacht is the ultimate way to spend your holidays. Our clients tell us over and over again, "This has been the best holiday ever!"

Yacht charter holidays offers you the following advantages:

  • Stay in a new place every night without being repackaged.
  • Stop the crowds of holidays by traveling to the most desirable places.
  • Learn new skills that are worth a lifetime.
  • Be as comfortable or active as you want with the full use of all water toys at your disposal.
  • Learn about the region from experts who do not take tours

To be together

Being on a boat brings you a lot closer to your friends and family because you’ve shared a wonderful experience that’s enriched by being free on the water together.

A lot of people are concerned that they’re going to be too crowded on a boat and that the surrounding quarters will lead to problems. Having literally put thousands of satisfied clients on yacht charters, we simply haven’t seen this happen (unless people just didn’t belong together and knew it beforehand).

You spend so much time in the water, on the beach, or just enjoy the experience that closeness rarely seems to be a concern. If you feel crowded for some reason, just take a book to the bow deck and feel refreshed and energized. Or take a dinghy to the shore and explore it!

A holiday like no other

The combination of freedom and achievement that you get on a boat is a strong, almost addictive force. That’s why people who charter a cruise want to do it once and for all, and won’t settle for a hotel room when they can have the whole sea as their holiday home!

We get literally hundreds of gleaming letters from clients every year-you can read them on our Yacht Charter Testimonials page.

What the heck are you waiting for?

So, let’s get the fuck on with it!! There’s a lot of details on the web to help you determine when and where to find the perfect boat. If you would like more details, check out our Charter Basics page. If you want to know more about finding the right boat, you can get a good overview of Finding the right boat in the right price section.

We explore the benefit of booking your dream yacht by ourselves-a completely customized service that does all the work for you in the Why Charter with Us portion. If you want to read more about some of the potential destinations, we have literally hundreds of articles about all the main charter destinations, from the French Riviera to the Caribbean to more exotic areas such as South East Asia and the Indian Ocean.

We have articles about all the main forms of yacht charter-Bareboat Charter, Crewed Yacht Charter, Luxury Yachts and Mega Yachts, Motor Yacht, Sailboat and Catamaran. Specialized styles such as Event and Corporate Entertainment Charters, Classic Yacht Charters, Day Charters and Fishing Boats.

We also have a Charter Checklist, so when you have chosen a cruise, you know what to bring with you!

Or just hop in and start looking for the ideal boat. We have a very powerful search engine that allows you to search for just about any requirements you like, so that you have the most productive experience of using Yachtco. Finally, if you would like personal assistance, just give us an email or contact us by phone.

Why do you need a charter yacht?

Imagine a calm tropical morning as you start your day sitting in a comfortable chair on the back deck of a luxury yacht anchored off a lonely beach with palm trees shading white sand. A uniformed crew member shall serve warm croissants with freshly squeezed orange juice and ice-cold champagne on a sun-warm teak deck. Your only option is what you’ve got to do today.

Or maybe you’d suggest that your captain and crew move your yacht to the nearby harbour, where, moored to the quay, you can watch the crowds stroll along the waterfront while enjoying a gourmet lunch by the yacht chef, who has learned his trade in some of the best restaurants in the world. It’s going to be relaxed, languid, and absolutely unforgettable.

The same is true for dinner, where you can linger over an al fresco five-course service with fine wines in the soft evening breeze, enjoying the privacy of your own yacht. To finish the evening, you may want to retire to the bubbly spa on the upper deck of the yacht to drink the last flute of champagne under the starry sky before snuggling into the warm pillows of your suite.

Few pleasures of life compare with a yacht charter, as it combines a superb sense of privacy with independence and versatility to do exactly what you want. It’s no wonder that the truly rich, from Onassis to Trump to Oprah, choose yachts as their escape route.

Of course, you’re going to find excellent service on a lot of cruise ships, but, on the other hand, you’re going where they want to go. Aboard your charter yacht, the captain will discreetly ask about what would please you today, and if you prefer to do nothing, you will be left undisturbed.

On the other side, the choices may include jet skiing and windsurfing, water skiing, sailing, snorkeling or exploring the ashore. Larger yachts certainly have a broader range of games, from aircraft, mini-submarines and cars to the cream of the fleet.

For many years, charter yachts have been the province not only of the rich, but also of the Pyrenees clique, who have mastered all the nuances and rituals of the yachts. Many had their own yachts, but they only wanted to spend a week or two dallying in a foreign place.

Today, however, with almost a hundred charter yachts in the world, demand has shifted. A lot of daily charter clients have never owned a yacht, so they know nothing about boating. What they want is a holiday that blends anonymity with excellent comfort, and that’s just what a charter yacht has to offer.

There are a lot of options, as the number of yachts over 80 feet has gone from around 2,500 in 1989 to more than 9,000 today. With many of those in the charter service on a full-time or part-time basis, the possibilities for chartering a yacht have never been greater.

Compared to the hotel, which is situated in one spot, a charter yacht can be easily relocated to fit any whim, from a gourmet picnic on a remote atoll to fine dining on the beach, from disco-hopping to a wee hours to watching the stars in the spa. For most charter destinations, you will have the option of everything from full seclusion to night life jet-set.

A charter yacht also gives you more luxurious services and delights but might not be the most lavish luxury resort in the world. The view at the resort never changes because of one thing. Aboard a charter yacht, each guest enjoys award-winning ocean-view accommodation that is so expensive onshore and different every day. You’ll dine without ever making a reservation or waiting in line, enjoy gourmet food to your liking, and you’ll never, ever get a bad seat. Your crew will remember your names, know what you like, what you don’t want, and be mindful of your needs. Prefer that your lobster is shelled? Of course, yeah, of course. A second cream brulee, isn’t that? It’s totally.

If scuba diving is your passion (or even if you’ve never done it before), charter yachts are the perfect platform because you take your luxurious accommodation to an otherwise unreachable spot, and charter yachts also have seasoned diving experts among their crew. If fishing is your game, many of the charter yachts are now towing sport fishing boats that allow you to hunt the many varieties of game fish found all over the world.

On the other side, shopping could be your sport and a charter yacht will take you, in just one day, from browsing handmade products in a palm tree hut on the beach to trendy, luxury boutiques full of Paris , London and Beverly Hills products.

Children will enjoy a myriad of water toys found in family-friendly charter yachts, from banana-shaped towed inflatables for wet and wild roller coasters to quickly mastered jet skis to kayaks for exploration on their own. And every charter yacht has a library of movies and games for both young and old.

If it’s the peace you want, a charter yacht is the perfect place to have a quiet sunbathing, or you could prefer a cozy couch where you can sit down with a book.

With a charter yacht, you can make your vacation from mild to wild and change it overnight. Wherever you charter in the country, a luxury yacht is the ideal spot to have fun and have fun with you.

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