Meet Our Dedicated Crew

Trusted With Your Sailing Memories Since 2011

  • Chris Lait (He/Him/His) Chief Dreams Officer & Founder

    Chris founded Sailchecker in 2011 with a desire to disrupt the yacht charter market. SailCheclker has established itself as the leading advisor offering customers the independent support and advice they need.

    Sailing for much of his military career, he has accumulated more than 20 years of experience in the sailing and the charter industry.

  • Leslie Galano (She/Her/Hers)
    Leslie Galano (She/Her/Hers) Financial Coordinator

    Leslie is our financial accounts guru and an essential member of the team. She will be the one helping you with making and tracking your payments promptly and safely. She is responsible for every financial transaction and keeping things on track.

  • Anny Wooldridge (She/Her/Hers)
    Anny Wooldridge (She/Her/Hers) Chief Marketing Officer

    Anny was born and raised in a small town in Norfolk, England. She is a passionate traveller and has visited over 40 countries as well as living and working in Greece, France, and Colombia. We are delighted to have her on our social media and content team.

  • Kate Ioannidou (She/Her/Hers) Co-Founder & Sales Manager

    Kate is the Co-Founder and Sales Manager at SailChecker. She is leading our sales and media teams and making sure that you don’t come across any inconveniences at all before, during and after your holiday. Kate has an extensive knowledge of the yacht charter world and hopes to sail in as many places as possible.

  • Lily Davison (She/Her/Hers) Charter Advisor

    One of SailChecker’s newest recruits is Lily Davison, a charter advisor and global representative. Lily now represents us all over the world after completing her Master’s degree. As a travel enthusiast with a strong interest in the yachting industry, she is eager to dive right in and learn the secrets to a successful yachting career. Lily is also an excellent communicator who is eager to put her skills to use for our clients.

  • Jewel David (She/Her/Hers) Charter Consultant & Customer Expereince Specilaist

    Jewel joined the SailChecker Team in 2021 bringing with her valuable experiences in customer service and travel and customer service. Jewel loves to take any opportunity to explore opportunities and take on new challenges.

  • Joanne Lait (She/Her/Hers)
    Joanne Lait (She/Her/Hers) Administration

    Joanne has been involved with SailChecker since they founded and is a true asset to the team. She manages our back office, providing administrative support for various duties such as legal, financial, marketing – related, as well as customer support. In short, she is our team’s right hand.

  • Sara Cavar (She/Her/Hers) Yacht Charter Trainee

    Sara Čavar (/cha-va-r/), a recent addition to the Sail Check team as a Trainee, recently obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in the UK. Currently residing between Croatia’s capital Zagreb and island Krk, Sara is a travel enthusiast with a love for all things adventurous.

    Looking to embrace the challenge of learning and growing during her trainee period in an exciting new field, she will aim to help all new and existing customers and colleagues.

  • Anja Bakota (She/Her/Hers) Social Media and Marketing Intern

    Anja possesses a Master’s degree in Communication Science. She currently lives in Split, Croatia. As the newest member of the team, her job is to establish and maintain lines of communication between an organization and its public. She is creating engaging content while telling the story of our company through social media platforms. As a thalassophile and linguaphile herself, do not hesitate to ask her tips and suggestions for your desired destinations.

  • Leonarda Kalić (She/Her/Hers) Social Media Intern

    Leonarda is one of Sailchecker’s newcomers based in Croatia. She is currently occupying the position of an Event management intern. Leonarda is an International Relations master’s student with a passion for both travel and event planning. She’s the go-to person for any happening, the bigger the better. You can rest easy having her in charge of managing any of your events anywhere in the world.

Amazing Sailing Experiences

Our Amazing Customers

  • Great family vacation.

    I didn't think sailing with my family would be so much fun...

    Sailing for the first time.

    Alex USA

  • I recommendate them !

    Everything went smooth, the paper processing, special requests and the specs of tht check-in procedure. Boat was also in good shape, so no complaints and a worry free holiday...

    We had a great experience with booking through sailchecker.

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    Dick USA

  • Great service from Kate.

    Informative and looked for the best value for our family. Very good customer service on this side and in Greece. Great boat and skipper...

    Fantastic holiday from start to finish.

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    Angela United Kingdom

  • Very professional outfit!

    They were very responsive and very quick to answer questions via email and instant chat. They had extensive knowledge of the area...

    We will most definitely use their services for our next bareboat sailing vacation.

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    Kirsten W.
    Kirsten W. USA

  • Sail checker were professional from start to finish - we wouldn’t book through anyone else!

    Sailchecker were professional from start to finish - and were awesome dealing with a problem! Our first Yacht had serious issues and sail checker helped us to resolve it...

    They are easy to deal with, straightforward and honest and I would recommend them to anyone planning a charter holiday.

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    Kat, H.
    Kat, H. UK

  • Coronavirus pandemic support has been brilliant!

    During the Coronavirus pandemic, Kate and her colleagues at Sailchecker have performed brilliantly. They have been considerate and highly efficient in re-organising our Turkey charter and also provided lots of assistance in getting our Yacht Security Deposit insurance policy transferred to match our revised charter dates.

    Truly worthy of a 5 star rating!

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    Alan, R.
    Alan, R. UK

  • Sailing is the perfect family holiday.

    Would I go sailing again? OMG yes! Sailing is the perfect family holiday. Boys loved the activities, I enjoy relaxing as well...

    Sailchecker.com arranged a sailing cruise her family of 2 sons, daughter & hubby in the BVI with their own.

    Anne USA

  •  Thank you sooo much! It was sail in the day… party at night. We couldn't have wanted a better skipper or a Spring Break!  Good times...

    Arranged for 6 friends to sail Spring Break in the British Virgin Islands for under $500 each.

    Tim USA

  • We had an absolute blast !!

    All bookings and confirmations was always accurate with no delays. Our boat was also fabulously maintained and the Skipper new the area extremely well...

    Everything was down to the tee.

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    Pieter Van R.
    Pieter Van R. Netherlands
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Top Yacht Charter Destinations

Yacht Charter – Your Passport to Unrivalled Riches


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Yacht Chart in Croatia, the World’s #1 Sailing Destination. The jewel of the Adriatic, with more than 12,000 island that dot the Dalmatian coasts. Create the most wonderful sailing memories.


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Absorb the sense of something greater in Greece’s Ancient history. Cruise breathtaking beaches, meet with friendly locals; a yacht charter in Greece will leave you with sailing memories you’ll never forget.


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Yacht Charter in Thailand and the Far East mix wonderful fascinating exotic culture with unique and stunning natural coastal beauty.


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Charter a Yacht in Turkey and enjoy its fascinating blend of natural unspoilt coastline, friendly welcoming people, and stunning cuisine.


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Yacht Chart in Italy and enjoy the magical blend of nature and history makes Italy one of the most extraordinary sailing destinations in the Mediterranean.


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Yacht Chart in the Caribbean where you can immerse yourself in the laid back culture and enjoy the  crystal clear waters of the Caribbean, palm tree fringed and tin shack bars await.

Our Global Partners

Working with the Worlds Leading Operators & Financial Institutions

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SailChecker regularly appears in articles across global travel and sailing media.

We are proud contributors to sailing media outlets worldwide.

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We work with global media to improve awareness, share best practice, and promote yacht charter & sailing.

Proud regular sponsors of The Yacht & Yachting Awards.

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We partner with a number of global insurance providers to offer solutions to our customers.

We partner for skipper, security deposit, and other charter insurance products.

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SailChecker are Proud to be selected as one of the top 100 Companies in the UK.

Selected for the NatWest Bank Next Level Accelerator Programme for Growth Businesses.

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