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Full details of certificates and experience are detailed on our charter information pages.
All yachts require a security deposit, damage waiver payment or a combination of both to insure them while on charter. You can read more about yacht insurance on our yacht charter information pages.
Every charter yacht has a different standard inventory. When we send you a quote, we will provide full details of the yacht inventory.
In most cases sheets, towels and blankets are included but some operators charge for additional bedding and towels. What is included will be detailed at the time of booking.
Bareboat means that the yacht is stripped of any food or cleaning supplies but is delivered with a full tank of fuel, cooking gas and water. Cooking utensils and cutlery are always included.
All yachts have marine batteries to operate electrical equipment with 12V cigarette lighter adapter for charging camera batteries and small accessories. It is wise to bring a 12V adapter for your devices. Some yachts also have inverters, shore power cables and generators to provide electricity aboard.
In some cases, you will be able to provision online - ask for the form when you have booked. In many cases a driver at the marina can take you to the supermarket and you can bring your provisions back with you, alternatively, many stores deliver to the yacht - you just need to remember your pier number and yacht name.
During the check-in procedure the base staff will inform you of the local weather sources.
There are always current charts and cruising guides provided on charter boats.
All navigation equipment is included such as binoculars, hand compass and course plotting equipment. Many yachts also have or offer GPS.
All yacht operators leave telephone and e-mail contacts, so they can assist if there is a problem. Yacht charter contracts stipulate the refundability of specific yachts if there is a delay due to breakdown.
Base or operator contact information (telephone number and e-mail contact) will be provided with your arrival information details.