Charter Articles & Info

This section includes various articles, tips, journals and resources on yacht ...

Charter Advice - Resources & Articles

This section includes various articles, tips, journals and resources on yacht charter, boating, sailing, as well as the latest news from the superyacht industry.

Feadship Yacht HARLE Expert Broker Advice

This is a collection of articles written by our expert yacht charter brokers. These are the experienced professionals who know everything there is to know about the luxury charter yachts available and the best locations to visit.. They have a lifetime of experience about exactly how to create the best bespoke luxury yacht charter vacation, from choosing the right boat or location to on board advice about how to get the most from your yachting holiday. Go here to get the very most from your charter. 

Mediterranean - by Quin Bisset How A Charter Works

A yacht charter offers an experience of a lifetime where you and your charter guests can enjoy relaxing in the most luxurious accommodation, while exploring the best charter destinations worldwide. All the while, you will be pampered by an experienced and friendly crew that offer exemplary service and delicious mouth-watering cuisine. But how exactly does a luxury yacht chatter work? What are the ins an outs of this type of vacation? What is on board etiquette, how do you treat the crew and how does the contract operate? Find out more in this section.

Benetti YachtsPopular Yachts

For one reason or another certain yachts are popular. There is a multitude of possible things that make a yacht popular and taste varies. However, generally if they are new, stylish, have a proven crew, offer good value for money, they will be coveted. The other major thing that makes a boat popular is recommendations by charter brokers who have been on the yacht and meet the crew or who have seen very favourable feedback from previous charters on the yacht. Charter yacht popularity is constantly evolving, but here is a selection of yachts we have found to be popular right now.

Icon  YachtsYacht Reviews

The most important yachts get in depth reviews by our experts. We consider how good the yacht is from a yacht design and yacht build perspective as well as how well the superyacht is suited to luxury yacht charters. Pulling together all the information, pictures and videos you could possibly need to assess the each yacht for yourself, we also provide impartial reviews and news on what's good and what's not in the world of luxury yacht charter. View the superyacht reviews here.

Yacht coupleTypes of Yacht Charters

There is a vast array of different types and styles of yacht charters available, just as there is an array of different types of yachts. Depending on your interests there are yachts that focus on water sports and adventure, or boats that cruise very fast, so you can quickly flick between destinations. There are sailing yachts designed to inspire under sail and there are explorer yachts which travel great distances in comfort. There are family orientated yachts and there are yachts more suited to corporate events, and there are even yachts more likely to gain access to coveted harbours. Here are the types.

Feadship Yacht HARLEFreedom & Privacy

Private yachts and private yacht charters mean personalisation, privacy, choice and freedom. You are in control. What better way to spend a holiday? There is no better way to enjoy a vacation than in the privacy and safety of your own personal charter yacht. Not only do you get to choose the yacht you would like and where and when you would like to holiday, but also your individual charter broker and your captain & crew will be able to personalise and tailor your experience in a way that makes it a truly private and personal experience. Read more about the privacy aspect of chartering a yacht here.

Mediterranean Popular Locations

This is a brief rundown of just the most popular superyacht charter locations around the world. The Mediterranean is hands down the most chartered area, where the largest number of private luxury superyachts cruise. Within the Med', destinations like the French and Italian Rivieras, Sardinia, The Balearic Islands in Spain, Croatia and Greece continually remain at the top of the list for those favoured by luxury yacht owners and charterers alike. Outside the Mediterranean, other popular international destinations include the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, America and the Pacific. See all of them here.

WINDQUEST_London - Quin BissetYachting Events

You can charter a private or corporate superyacht charter at many of the world's most impressive events. The Cannes Film Festival or the World Cup, the Monaco Grand Prix or the Florida Boat Show, the America's Cup or the Olympics - these are just a handful of the possibilities. A yacht charter is the ideal platform for any event which is coastal or based within a harbour. Not only do you get the best access and views but you can easily entertain friends or associates within a stone's throw of proceedings. View all the events where you can charter a yacht here.

Catherine yachtYacht Charter Q & A

This is where we answer common questins about chartering. What type pf yacht will best suit me and my charter party? Where is the best time of year to charter in the Mediterranean?  Can I charter right acrossthe Atlantic Ocean? What shoould I pack? Can my broker arrange inland tours and restaurants? Is tipping customary? What is user pays or advanced provisioning allowance and hoe does it work? What about yachting etiquite, is there anything I need to know? Who owns the yachts? Go here for a multitude of questions and their answers.

Photo Jeff-BrownWorld Tours

Can I charter on a yacht which is sailing around the world? More frequently private luxury yachts are venturing out onto extensive world tours. These yachts provide charterers with a great and rare opportunity when they pass through exotic locations and provide their guests with a once in a lifetime chance to charter somewhere off the beaten track, in complete luxury. Ever wanted to explore the exotic waterways of the Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia, The South Pacific, or other hundreds of other adventurous locations? Find out more about world tours here.

Heesen Yachts Galactica Star by Jeff BrownBecome Inspired

This section is designed to inspire your next charter. The charm of a luxury yacht charter vacation is undeniable, but like all vacations, chartering requires a certain amount of inspiration, knowledge, planning and preparation to optimize success. It needs to be tailored specifically to you and you need to know what you want. This involves finding and organizing the right type of yacht at the right price as well as the ideal location for you as an individual. Go here to see inspirational yachts activities and destinations.

Yacht MALTESE FALCONHow To Find The Best Charter

Choosing the right luxury yacht charter vacation is a privileged way to take center stage in the world's most exclusive destinations. A luxury super yacht charter is designed for optimal comfort and pleasure giving a superb vacation experience. However, both yachts and holidaymakers are individual and unique, so it is important to match them well. Same goes for the charter location. The yacht is a complex entity that is tailor-made to deliver the best pleasures in life with elegance and a 5-star experience. Go here to find out about finding the best luxury yacht charters here.

Lurssen Titania SuperyachtCharter Terminology Explained

looking for a summary of the basic terms that govern your superyacht charter? This is a general guide to the types of contracts, terms and conditions used for luxury yacht charters, including what is and isn’t included in your yacht charter. Charter yacht rates may vary according to the season, peak charter periods, special events and holidays, the number of charter guests, and the region in which the yacht is operating.. Items that are included in the charter rate and items that are additional vary according to the terms under which the yacht operates. Get a good rundown here.

74m superyacht cloud 9 launched by CRNYachts New To Charter

In this section you can view all the latest news and information about yachts that are new to the charter market. We keep track of all the luxury yachts that are brand new to the yacht charter market, whether they are newly built and launched boats or whether the are simply newly offered for charter. Also, there is new and opinion on the latest superyachts to be launched around the world, many of which will end up becoming charter yachts in the future. Go here for more on the latest new yachts.

LazzaraOff Season Charters

One of the best charter vacation ‘life hacks’ is organising your vacation during the off season. This way you get the best of both worlds: price and serenity. If you are looking to avoid both the crowds and the highest charter rates, why not try an off season or shoulder season yacht charter? You get the pay much less and you get the beaches to yourself. Chances are your flights will also be cheaper, and less full, along with any other related travel, like hotels and resorts. More about shoulder season or off season charters.

Alfa Nero - Julien Hubert Top 10!

This is the best of the best - the top ten of superyachts and superyacht charter. Whether its the largest yachts, the best destinations, the largest swimming pools, the most famous yachts, the most expensive, the best water toys selection or simply an expert charter broker recommending the best value charter yachts available, this is where we rank, judge and mark luxury yachts and luxury yacht charters. View examples of top 10 yachts and yacht charters.

Some of the articles have been written by the staff at CharterWorld, others come directly from yacht designers, yacht builders, yachting associations, businesses or yachting enthusiast wishing to gain some valuable exposure through our website. The idea is that this resource will provide our readers and clients with some great information and useful material to read and perhaps inspire their next dream vacation aboard a motor yacht or a sailing yacht.

Invictus Yacht by Delta Marine

Are you interested in buying a new yacht or chartering a beautiful luxury superyacht for your next vacation? Browse through the various articles, tags and categories which will provide you with valuable information on the latest yachts available on the market. Of course, for detailed information and help in choosing the right charter yachts, don't hesitate to contact us directly.

If, on the other hand, you have an article or a sailing journal you would like us to publish, please send us your ideas and contact details through the form below.  We are also interested in receiving nice photos of superyachts, perhaps spotted during your holiday or while being launched for the first time. We endeavour to publish any articles that we find suitable for our website and our worldwide audience.

We hope you find the articles useful and of interest. If you have any comments or questions about the articles or any other superyacht-related subject, please contact us.

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