Sailing Charters

Booking your own sailing charter is a great way to spend a day while on vacation. Sailing charters involve the rental of a sailboat that is driven by a licensed captain. You can do many things on a sailing charter, which include snorkeling, fishing, swimming and cruising. Depending on how large the sailboat is, you can have a party too. The best thing about chartering a sailboat is that you have your own captain so you don’t have to worry about where to go or how to steer the sailboat.

Are sailing charters expensive?
Sailing charters can be somewhat expensive since it is a luxury activity. Depending on the size of the boat and how many people are sailing will determine the price. Most small sailboat charters will charge around $50-75 per hour.

Can I just rent a sailboat instead and drive it myself?
Renting can be less expensive, but most rental companies will not rent their sailboats if you do not have any experience. If you have experience, then it may be a good option for you.

Is it ok to bring food and drinks on sailing charters?
Yes, most captains won’t mind food and drinks on their boats. Just make sure you ask them what is prohibited first. Sometimes glass is not allowed on boats.

What are some things I should look for before hiring a charter captain?
The most important things to look for is if the captain is licensed and insured, and if they have a good reputation.


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