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6 reasons to choose a whole boat booking for your next sailing holiday
- Benefit from a reduced price - when making a whole boat booking, the overall cost is generally substantially lower than when booking single berths or cabins.
- Be totally free in the organisation and itinerary of your sailing holiday.
- Fully embrace quality family or friend time and create unforgettable holiday memories.
- Enjoy an original sailing holiday without worry or stress, with your skipper managing your day to day operations.
- Holiday with confidence in your skipper’s local knowledge and sailing expertise.
- Truly discover a region, travel from destination to destination at your own pace.
Discover the Caribbean or the Mediterranean in complete freedom
A sailing holiday offers an ideal setting to get together as a family and share special moments in serenity. Sleeping under the stars and a clear sky, taking the helm of the boat, sailing from island to island and waking up each morning in a new paradise are all wonderful components of sailing holidays that your family can share and create lasting memories.
Booking an entire sailboat with a skipper is a great option for groups of friends wishing for an original holiday. Diving, exploration, dinners, sunsets, parties under the stars - all of the ingredients for an exceptional adventure. Choose how involved you want to be in the sailing - whether you’d prefer to learn about sailing, or simply relax and enjoy the blissful atmosphere and scenery, embarking on a sailing trip with a skipper allows you ultimate holidaying freedom.
Some skippers offer experiences with other crew members - this might include a hostess or chef. Such listings are designed to offer holidaymakers another level of relaxation and comfort during their trip. If you are looking for an experience as worry free, with a little bit more luxury, consider a whole boat sailing holiday reservation with a crew.
All you need to know before renting a sailboat or catamaran with skipper
When is the best time to book an entire sailboat or catamaran?
There is no best specific period to rent an entire sailboat. Whenever you are looking for a sailing holiday, you can find whole boat booking options. The availability follows the seasonal peaks - for example, you can find a host of whole boat hire options through the European summer in the Mediterannean, and a host of options in the Caribbean and Indian Ocean during the European winter.
Renting a boat with a skipper: how much does it cost?
By booking the entire boat with a skipper, you can save up to 50% in comparison to the total sum of the individual spot price. The prices vary according to the period, the destination, and the type of boat. You can find periods of a week in the Mediterranean with skipper from €1,800.
What are the best destinations for a skippered boat rental?
Booking an entire sailboat is possible across the world. You can rent a catamaran with skipper in the Caribbean and discover the paradisiacal islands - or you can opt to rent a skippered sailboat in the Mediterranean where the coastlines offers countless beautiful destinations and itineraries.
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The best destinations for renting a sailboat or catamaran
You can find whole sailboats in all the seas of the world, at all different budgets and for all different tastes. Charter a whole boat with a skipper in the Mediterranean: discover the wonders of the sea, venture to the lesser known beaches and coves. The Mediterranean is shared by many countries, and has many stunning coastlines that make for some of the best destinations for sailing holidays in the world. Cities, towns, and villages home to a long history and rich culture, with picturesque natural wonders, with turquoise waters. The Côte d'Azur, Corsica, the Balearics, Greece, and Croatia - just to name a few!
Renting a skippered sailboat in the Caribbean: set sail aboard a catamaran in the Caribbean and discover the magical islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, Grenadines, Cuba, San Blas, British Virgin Islands, and the Bahamas, where there are excellent sailing conditions, and in a unique atmosphere of relaxation and easygoing that is shared across the archipelago. This experience is topped off by the fresh, local cuisine of the area - that acts as an integral role of the experience. Whether you travel by catamaran or sailboat, your skipper will lead you to the special destinations of the region, making for a unique and unforgettable holidaying experience!