Bareboat Charter

Discover the Wonderful World of Bareboat Charter

Bareboat Charter

Bareboat Charter is maybe the most popular type of yacht charter, thanks to its ability to sail at your own pace and having the freedom to create your own itinerary, depending on your needs, preference, and experience.

In contrast to other charters, Bareboat Charter is a yacht charter without crew. In order to be allowed to Bareboat Charter one or ideally two members of the party must hold a valid sailing licence and/or a sailing resume (for the Caribbean specifically). The full qualifications required depend on the destination desired and the size of the boat (boats over a certain size require a crew).

The bareboat charter is ideal for an experienced sailor or sailors who hold the valid qualifications and want to sail with their friends, expanding their knowledge and skills.

The best thing is that you can bareboat charter all over the world from a wide variety of boats, including Catamarans, Motor Yachts and Sailing Yachts. You can find the most suitable yacht for you, choosing from simple motorboats with 1 cabin or yachts with up to 6-7 cabins. Normally, the max occupancy on a bareboat charter is 12 guests.

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Experience Counts. Our experienced consultants, who all sail and regularly visit our catamarans, will assist you in navigating the bewildering selection of wonderful catamarans to rent across some 48 countries worldwide.

Our Price Guarantee. We are focused on delivering high levels of customer service, yet we understand how important it is to deliver true value for money, so we guarantee never to be beaten by a genuine quote.

1. Why Go On A Bareboat Charter?

Here are some reason why you should go on a bareboat charter:

  • Flexibility – A bareboat charter gives you and your party the flexibility to travel at your own pace.
  • Freedom to Pick Your Itinerary – On a bareboat charter you can travel to wherever you wish to visit, stopping along the way where you decide to. 
  • Avoid High Costs – Bareboat charter is an inexpensive way to charter a boat without the additional costs of the crew. 
  • Complete Privacy – Your and your guest will be able to enjoy your trip as you want with just your group. 
  • Large Choice of Boats and Destinations – On a bareboat charter you can choose from a large variety of boat including monohulls and catamarans. 

2. Destinations

SailChecker offers Bareboat charters in the BVI, Caribbean Islands, Europe, the Middle East, Australasia, South America and North America. Each destination offers a unique and wonderful experience, with new things to discover and explore. Being the most popular type of charter, it enables you to choose among a plethora of charter bases.

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