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Vacation With Yachts: An Introduction To The Market

Yachting has gained a lot of attention over the last decades as a fabulous and luxurious way to spend your holiday. There are trips for many budgets and different types of personalities. People can rent a yacht or a sailing boat for a week or even more or they can step into boats for day trips and small cruises.

What type of yacht to rent

To start with, let’s point out the difference between yachts and sailing yachts. Sailing yachts have sails that help the boat move while at the same time they have engines that help the boat move when there is no wind. Yachts, on the other hand, are equipped only with engines. This means they need more fuel and vacations with yachts will be more pricey.

However, they are often more stable so they are better to avoid seasickness, plus they can be faster. Yachts can have one or two hulls and this makes a whole difference to the experience the customer will get. A sailing boat with a single hull is steady but bends on one side depending on the direction of the wind. The boat also dives deeper into the sea providing an experience that is very unique to people. The boats with two hulls are called ”catamarans” and they can have sails or not depending on the company’s design. As the weight of the boat is divided into two hulls, it has a smaller sinking. Start your adventure today and charter a luxury yacht to Greece.

These yachts are usually wide, provide a better view and they have more comfortable spaces. Their big disadvantage is that even though they do not tend to bend over the one direction they are less steady. They are the perfect solution for seas where there is not too much wind and the water is calm, but once it gets wavy they can really cause sea-sickness to the passengers since they have a tiresome shake. Last but not least, the experience on yachts follows the simple rule; the bigger the boat is, the steadier it is. Of course, the bigger it is the more comfortable it is also, but the issue of steadiness is quite crucial when you get to be involved with the sea.

All included trips

Except for the big-budget vacation with big yachts are wonderful. The idea here is that the client will rent a yacht for a week and enjoy his vacation with his company. The boat will be fully crewed with the captain, sailors, hostesses, and cooks. Depending on the capacity the number of people working on the boat may vary.

It is common to have water sports included in the trip which is a part of the boat’s equipment. The customer will pay in advance a particular amount of money for provision on the boat and the difference of the money that will not be spent will be returned to the client at the end of the trip. To get a rough estimation of the budget you will need for a week, imagine that a 56-ft boat with 3three crew members and a capacity of 12 people including the crew will not exceed 30,000$ in high season. Luxury Yacht Charters in Greece.

Alternative excursions

The most common scenario is that someone will rent a yacht for a week to enjoy some quality time with their family and friends. However, there are cruises organized by certain companies that provide different kinds of service and experience. For example, people who have great respect for the environment and have awareness regarding climate issues prefer to rent sailing yachts so that they reduce their carbon footprint on the planet since sails take the place of the engine and fuels.

In addition to that recycling is available within the boats and the root that the yacht will follow are preplanned by the company. In case the weather is bad, the captain is the only one responsible to decide the direction of the yacht. Usually, the boats have a capacity of 12 people including the captain and they are not rent by one family or company.

People of different companies share the common areas of the yacht while they have separate cabins. These kinds of holidays have a lower budget and encourage people to develop their relationship with the sea and nature. They also allow you to meet new people from all over the world and make friends. They are usually chosen by those who are more into an adventure rather than comfort and luxury.

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Anna Siampani
Anna Siampani, Lifestyle Editorial Director at the CEOWORLD magazine, working with reporters covering the luxury travel, high-end fashion, hospitality, and lifestyle industries. As lifestyle editorial director, Anna oversees CEOWORLD magazine's daily digital editorial operations, editing and writing features, essays, news, and other content, in addition to editing the magazine's cover stories, astrology pages, and more. You can reach Anna by mail at