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Frequently Asked Questions
What are the extra Costs
During the yacht selection process we will let you know if a yacht is all inclusive or if food, drinks and fuel are extra. Its typical that motor yachts are plus fuel. Other extras are:
How much to Tip
The crew work hard to ensure every aspect of your time aboard is taken care off. Crew gratuities are discretionary but as a guide 10% - 20%.
What to Pack
Yachts will supply towels and snorkel gear. So all you'll need is the appropriate clothing and a camera!
What is yacht etiquette
On board a yacht, crew will ask that:
Can I choose the dates to sail
Yes you can book a yacht for any dates you choose as long as its not already booked. A few days, a week or a month the choice is yours.
Can I steer
If you are keen to sail the crew will let you helm or teach you how to sail...
What is the booking procedure
Once a yacht has been selected in the location you choose, we will put a hold on those dates. A deposit is then required to book them. The money is then held in Escrow. The balance will be paid no less than one month before the date. The funds are only released to the yacht just before the charter for your protection.
What will my itinerary be like
You can discuss with the captain an itinerary or let the captain advise you on it as the crew will know the area. A sample itinerary is often made available.
What will the food and drink be like
Before your charter you will be required to fill out preference sheets. The chef will then tailor a meal plan to suit your groups likes and dislikes and order the appropriate beverages. The meals will be superb and you will not go hungry!
Is this child friendly
These are great vacations for the family. You will be able spend plenty of time together. The yachts have fast dinghies with water skis, wake boards and tubes to keep you and the kids entertained along with snorkeling, sailing, tours and other fun activities...
Do I need a Passport
Yes if you are leaving you home country for the charter you will need a passport.
Do I need a trip insurance
It is recommended if you are booking in hurricane season or if you have older or unhealthy people in your group
When is the Caribbean Hurricane season
August, September and October are the primary months to be aware off. Some yacht continue to charter as it is still a great time of year.
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Where to go
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What is yacht chartering
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