Yacht Charter: The perfect way to beat the winter blues!

Beat the Winter Blues with a Vacation Yacht Charter!

Written by Boatsetter Team
December 28, 2017

Last Updated on January 12, 2022 by Boatsetter Team

Chase those Winter Blues away by heading to the ocean on an amazing yacht charter. Abundant research shows that the ocean offers great opportunities to de-stress, relax and recharge. In fact, doctors have been prescribing trips to the ocean for centuries, and for several very good reasons.

Doctors orders: head out on a yacht charter and then call me tomorrow!

Sunlight gives you a powerful dose of feel-good vitamin D, and seawater contains several minerals and other compounds that help boost your immune system and rid your body of toxins. Listening to waves crash against the shore can actually alter your brain waves, soothing you into a relaxed state, and may trigger the release of dopamine and serotonin. All this lowers your stress levels and helps you relax and unplug.

Everything about the experience of vacation yacht charters —from the endless, wide open skies and stunning views, to the wind in your hair is refreshing. People really do experience a complete shift in perspective. Let’s face it—it’s hard to be harried about anything on the open water. Something about that wind, the salty ocean air and rocking in the waves, it’s almost like an instant state of relaxation.

The Huffington Post reports that being near the ocean can even make you calmer.  Wallace J. Nichols, a marine biologist, believes that we all have a “blue mind” — as he puts it, “a mildly meditative state characterized by calm, peacefulness, unity, and a sense of general happiness and satisfaction with life in the moment” — that’s triggered when we’re in or near water.

According to the HuffPo blog, when we’re by the water, our brains are held in a state of mild attentiveness — what Nichols calls a “soft fascination.” In this state, the brain is interested and engaged in the water, taking in sensory input but not overcome by an overload of it, as we might be with the “hard fascination” we experience while playing a videogame or watching an action movie.

When the brain is relaxed but focused, it benefits the mind and body on a number of different levels. Being on a vacation yacht charter will not only make your winter “blue” for the right reasons, but at the same time will lower your stress level, help you maintain mental clarity and focus and improve your sleep quality – as the ocean’s waves lull you to dreamland.

Boatsetter has a fleet of  yachts, sailboat and boats of all styles and sizes to choose from for your vacation yacht charter and it is ready to help you embark on a healthy (and packed with fun) boating adventure. You are sure to get back on track toward a more balanced life. Reserve your boat rental online today and get ready to set sail.

So, don’t you owe a yacht charter to your health?

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