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Discover Thailand

Chartering your own private yacht amplifies the Thai experience three-fold; freedom, fun, and adventure. You'll have the freedom to explore regions of Thailand that are off-the-grid of the normal tourist traps.

Simon Miller's 'Heroic' Flotilla

EARLIER this year, Sunsail launched its Flotilla Hero, combining the social sailing experience with the nautical know-how and qualifications needed to charter a yacht. It’s proving pretty popular, even receiving national press coverage. So, with some help from Daily Mail journalist Simon Miller, here's how you can go from zero to hero.

With Mediterranean port authorities tightening up on charter credentials, many experienced, but uncertified, sailors are finding themselves in need of that all-important paperwork. Learning to sail also takes time and, with most courses offered on a ‘per person’ basis, sharing the experience can be expensive.