Sailing charters are the best way to truly experience the freedom of some of the world’s most spectacular coastline. A sailing charter gives you the flexibly to enjoy the holiday you’ve always dreamed of. A sailing charter can be bareboat, for total privacy; skippered, for a little guidance or fully crewed, for absolute relaxation. Sailing charters may be either on a monohull or a catamaran. Because a sailing charter can mean so many different things, Charter World has professional consultants on call, to give you advice.
One of the highlights of a sailing charter, is the absolute serenity achieved by the sounds of the hull skimming through the waves, the sheets flapping in the breeze and the distant call of a seagull, is all that will distract you whilst on a sailing charter. All this adds up to unsurpassed freedom. If you choose a bareboat sailing carter you have amazing privacy and be will be alone with the people you choose to be with; unless of course you want to venture ashore for some sightseeing or nightlife!
What type of experience do you need for a bareboat sailing charter?
Well you do need to know the basics of sailing. The degree of skill and experience required depends on the type of sailboat you would like to charter and the location you intend to go sailing in. Some areas and yachts are more challenging than others. It is therefore important to give a clear indication of your sailing skills so a consultant can match them with the most appropriate boat design and the best area. To give you an idea of what to expect in different sailing charter locations read our yacht charter location articles. If you are still unsure please contact us as we have detailed information about what weather and sea conditions to expect in each location.
Many sailing bareboats are built with comfortable, cruising ease and yacht charter in mind. Well known charter sailboats designs that are fairly standardized and user friendly in their approach include Bavaria, Beneteau, Jeanneau, or Lagoon, to name a few.
If you are not too sure that you or your crew’s sailing skills are strong enough, or it has been a while since you were sailing last, there are a couple of things you can do. You can go to a local bareboat sailing charter course, as a refresher to compliment what you already know. Or you can ask us to provide you with a local skipper for a day or two so that you can easily get familiar with your particular charter sailboat and the sailing location. This option is not only a more fun than a course or sailing school, but is usually cheaper and less time consuming.
A sailing charter can be a bareboat charter, skippered or fully crewed, depending on your sailing experience and service preferences. There is an enormous range of worldwide sailboat charters are accessible to CharterWorld. Whatever your tastes, interests and abilities, we can find a sailing charter to suit. Please use our online sailing charter search, our location articles or contact us for more information.
Please contact a CharterWorld consultant if you have any more questions or comments about sailing charter in general or exactly what to expect on a particular sailing charter vacation. A CharterWorld charter consultant will be more than happy to help you.