Bareboat Yacht Charter

Sailing vacations

You're at the helm. The world at your feet.

Set sail on a bareboat sailing vacation and enjoy exploring new cruising grounds from the helm and at your own pace without a set itinerary or pre-planned schedule. Decide on as many or as few overnight stops and daytime anchorages as you like and take time to make the most of every destination on your list. Self-drive your sailboat and enjoy the freedom to discover the world’s best sailing destinations from the helm.

You can opt to sail one of our suggested itineraries in your sailing destination or strike out on your own in search of adventure. In addition to your boating resume completion during the planning stages of your trip, you'll have a thorough chart briefing prior to departing the base where cruising suggestions and safe boating guidelines for your destination will be addressed by our staff. We ensure you are comfortable and qualified as the Captain before leaving the docks.  

Our top places for bareboat

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

  • Gentle winds and occasional Mistrals
  • Rich history and spectacular scenery
  • Line-of-sight navigation and island hops
Flotillas Experience level 2 ICC RYA
Explore Dubrovnik, Croatia
Ithaca, Greece

Lefkas, Greece

  • Easy, rewarding sailing
  • Sail the famous Heptanese Islands
  • Enjoy fantastic watersports
Flotillas Experience level 1-2 ICC RYA Sailing school
Explore Lefkas, Greece

The British Virgin Islands

  • Visit a real-life Treasure Island
  • Steady trade winds, calm currents
  • World-famous yachting destinations
Flotillas Experience level 1
Explore The British Virgin Islands

Thailand

  • Ancient fishing villages
  • Exotic beauty and idyllic islands
  • World-class diving and snorkeling
Experience level 2
Explore Thailand

St. Martin

  • Blue water and coastal sailing
  • World-class diving and snorkeling
  • Glamorous resorts and laid-back beaches
Experience level 2-3
Explore St. Martin
Hvar Town, Hvar Island

Marina Agana

  • Easy line-of-sight sailing
  • Short island hops and longer trips
  • Explore quiet islands and national parks
Flotillas Experience level 1-2 ICC RYA Sailing school
Explore Marina Agana
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What’s included

Our fleet has been enhanced to ensure you have the very best bareboat sailing experience. In addition to the standard yacht equipment, you’ll enjoy:

Generic equipment

  • Full cruising area and yacht briefings before departure
  • Starter cleaning pack (washing up liquid, sponge/cloth, etc.)
  • Initial ice and water (Caribbean, Tahiti, Seychelles, Australia, Thailand, Tonga)
  • 4-hour service guarantee
  • RIB dinghies with outboard engine
  • Battened mainsail with lazy lines and stack packs
  • Transom barbecue (Caribbean)
  • Dodger on most Premier yachts 36 foot and over
  • Autopilots
  • Wind instruments
  • Furling genoa sail
  • FM radio/CD player
  • Cabin fans
  • Bimini top and roll down sun screens
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • GPS chart-plotter
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Fully equipped galley
  • Bed linen and bath towels
  • Pressurized hot water
  • Yacht end of stay cleaning

Galley and cabins

  • Set of linens (one per passenger/crew member)
  • Coat hagers
  • Tea towel
  • Mugs/coffee cups
  • Bowls
  • Chopping/bread board
  • Wooden spoon
  • Large and small plates
  • Containers
  • Fryer pan
  • Saucepans
  • Kitchen knife
  • Potato peeler
  • Can opener
  • Corkscrew/bottle opener
  • Grill pan or oven tray
  • Coffee pot
  • Kettle
  • Set of cutlery
  • Tray

Cockpit and deck

  • Bow anchor with chain and warp
  • Kedge anchor with chain and warp
  • Mooring lines (both short and long)
  • Emergency tiller (wheel steering only)
  • Set of cockpit cushions or teak seats
  • Masks, flippers, snorkel
  • Bucket with rope
  • Boat hook
  • Water container
  • Deck scrubber
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Windlass handle (if fitted)
  • Fenders
  • Gas bottles
  • Fuel container
  • Fuel funnel
  • Winch handle
  • Bimini

Sails

  • Mainsail cover (not for in-mast furling)
  • Sail ties
  • Mainsail
  • Furling genoa

Security

  • Life jackets (adult sizes only)
  • Fog horn
  • Flashlight
  • Flare pack
  • First aid kit
  • Life raft
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Tool box with spares

Navigation

  • Pencil, sharpener, eraser
  • Log/depth sounder
  • Binoculars
  • Divider
  • Navigation ruler
  • Chart
  • Pilot book/cruise notes
  • Compass
  • Handbearing compass
  • VHF radio

What isn’t included