First, let us sound off a big ol’ congratulations to you, newbie yachter. Yacht charter is an ideal way to see the world and you’ve come to the right place to learn the basics of reserving a Boatsetter yacht charter. Id there is one hobby we can endorse, it’s boating – fun for the entire family.
At Boatsetter we do one thing really well: connect people with boat rental and yacht charter trips. In preparation of your first yacht charter we’ve compiled this quick start guide. You’ll be a sailing pro in no time!
Picking a destination is the best part! The options are endless and range from charters within the United States to vacation spots, quite literally, on the other side of the world. The most popular yachting destinations include:
If you’re an experienced boater you might not need a captain or crew on board your luxury yacht charter. However, you may choose to hire crew to alleviate your responsibilities on the boat. The benefits of hiring a captain and crew include:
Your yacht charter is what you want it to be – that’s the best part. You can center your trip around fine dining, water activities, or sightseeing. We recommend a combination of all three!
When you make your reservation your captain and crew will likely ask about your vacation plans and/or goals. You may even fill out an activity sheet that will help the crew develop an itinerary.
Some popular activities on a yacht charter include:
In addition, you should prepare for life on the water. The following tips are helpful for yacht charter newbies:
Yacht charters an affordable way to travel and vacation. The prices of yacht charters will vary depending on the following factors:
Now, let’s do some math. The initial yacht charter prices might seem high, but don’t forget that you’re dividing that number by the total passenger count. So, for example, a yacht listed at $6,000 a week with a passenger count of 8 people amounts to $750 a person. Learn more about the costs of yacht charters.
Boatsetter is the easiest way to find and book your yacht charter. Our team can help search our database of boat rentals and yacht charters until we find the perfect fit for your needs. The reservations made through Boatsetter are hassle-free. You can cancel your reservation up to 24 hours in advance and we only work with captains who are licensed by the United States Coast Guard. Let us help you #JumpIn and set sail!