A Guide to Choosing the Best Yacht Rental

You haven’t had a full boating experience until you’ve had a day on a yacht. If it’s your first time chartering one… we have a few pointers to help you pick the best yacht rental for your needs. Even though a day aboard any yacht is indeed a great day… there are a few things that you will want to consider before pulling the plug and booking your charter. Go through this checklist, and by the time you are done, we will help you book exactly what you now realize you need!

Your Guide to Choosing the Best Yacht Rental

Who will you be entertaining? Make a list of the people that will be boating with you. First, and most importantly, you need a head count so you can make sure to choose a vessel that is the right size for you. Yachts can have passenger limits that range from 10 up to 400 people! This makes them perfect for friends and family outings or a professional corporate retreat or event. Next, think about the general demographics of your guests – do you need a kid-friendly boat with fun toys and easy access to water? Do you need ample shade and air conditioning? Once you’ve decided on the number of guests and what’s crucial for them… you can move on to #2! How long will you be chartering? Maybe you’re looking for a few hours of fun with friends and family. Or maybe it’s a weekend adventure or romantic overnight cruise. Be mindful of how long your yacht is available. Most yacht rentals are offered at half, full and overnight rates, however, some boat owners or captains have limits to how long they are available to rent. An overnight rental can be great for small groups looking to experience a weekend on the water. A quick ½ day rental is perfect for a spontaneous group. What kind of Yacht Vibes are you hoping to create? Just like yachters, yachts come in all shapes and sizes. Read all the details when looking for your next charter. If you have a lively group that enjoys music and watersports – the best yacht rental for you might include an amazing sound system and tubes and toys. If you’re planning to do some serious onboard entertaining a full-service kitchen and serving quarters is a must! Our yacht owners take the time to tell you everything you need to know about their yacht… so read... it’s all in the details! How experienced are you? Finally, we need to ask – how experienced are you? If you are an experienced boater with a boating license then, by all means, check out captain-free options! Although many larger yacht rentals require a captain. Not so much experience? No problem! The best yacht rentals come complete with captain, or in some cases, crew too! Boatsetter is an online marketplace that matches boat owners and captains with renters looking for experiences on the water! Our passion for boating matched with our commitment to please boat lovers is what makes the perfect marriage. So now you’ve answered all the tough questions and it’s time to book. It’s simple. Just search by first entering the destination that you want to boat in, then filter by boat type – yacht! An amazing selection of the best yacht rentals available is now at your fingertips!


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