Where does the skipper sleep?

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On a crewed yacht the crew has their separate sleeping quarters. On skippered charters, it is recommended to charter a boat and provide the skipper (and maybe the hostess/cook) with his own cabin. Since he is in charge of the day-to-day running of the yacht, as well as the security of people on board, he should be well-rested and have …

What is the Advanced Provisioning Allowance, APA?

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The APA amount is used to cover expenses incurred during the course of the charter such as fuel, food, beverages, mooring fees and other expenses not included in the Charter Fee. The captain of the yacht is responsible for accounting for all APA expenses during the charter and the breakdown will be presented to you in a clear manner at …

WHAT IS MYBA?

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MYBA is the Mediterranean Yacht Brokers Association and is a worldwide professional trade association founded in 1984 by a group of prominent yacht brokers with the aim of promoting standards of professionalism and ethics in the yachting industry throughout the Mediterranean, and ultimately, worldwide. MYBA only endorses membership to brokerages with a proven track record of professional excellence in the …

Skippered yacht charters or crewed yacht charters?

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Most of our yachts are offered with a crew (skipper, hostess, cook) or only with a  skipper. These charters are recommended for people who really want to enjoy a no worry holiday, are not qualified or for those who do not have enough experience to feel confident handling a yacht themselves. Crewed yachts are offered with a dedicated – professional crew. …

Why charter a luxury yacht?

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A luxury yacht charter is a truly unique experience and one that is not only reserved for a fortunate few. Experience the heights of luxury, immaculate service, serene surroundings and memories to treasure with a bespoke yacht charter. Every detail is tailored to your tastes and budget, making every yacht charter truly special and unique.

Can I see the accommodations of a specific boat?

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We have detailed information on all the yachts we offer, including accommodation information such as yacht layouts. Sometimes we only have photo’s from sister ships especially on new yachts that just entered the luxury yacht charter fleet.

Where do we sail?

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During our initial contact, you will tell us the sailing area, or which islands, you are interested in exploring with a luxury yacht charter. Depending on the time of the year, and any other wishes we will advise you what sailing area is best suited for you and your party. We will find you a suitable yacht in the selected …

Should I charter a motor yacht, sailing yacht or catamaran?

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Each type of yacht for charter has different advantages and disadvantages. Please read this guide outlining these, and do not hesitate us any questions you may have. We have a selection of motor yachts to charter, sailing yachts to charter and catamarans to charter on our website, but do offer a wide variety of Luxury yachts and even Mega Yachts.

How long are sailing trips?

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Your Luxury Yacht Holiday can take just a couple of hours (Day-Trip) up-to multiple weeks. We organize day-trips on the most famous islands Santorini, Milos, Zakynthos, and others. And day and week charters from yacht charter hubs. The biggest yacht charter hubs are in Athens, Lefkada, Corfu, Kos, Rhodes, Skiathos and Mykonos, but there are other options available, some at …

What is the best time of year for the weather?

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The islands are at their best in late spring (starting the end of April, mid-May) when the landscape is still green, although the sea has not yet fully warmed up for swimming, and when the tourist crowds have yet to arrive. Another option is early autumn (starting 1 September) when the sea is at its warmest and few tourists remain. …

Are pets welcome?

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Some yachts are pet friendly. Please contact us for additional assistance, information.

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  • A fantastic week sailing! | Erik
    We are a family of 8 and wanted to sail for a week on the Greek islands. As we are not advanced sailors, we chose to hire a skipper. We had the luck to get Walter as a skipper in the Piraeus Marina, where we started for our week in the Saronic Sea. Arriving on Saturday, we started our sail ...
  • Sailing the Argo-Saronicos in July 2017 | Melissa
    My two daughters and I sailed with Walter and Aleka in the Argo-Saronic in July and couldn’t possibly have had a better experience. From the planning stages, it was a pleasure. He was helpful finding a sailboat that fit our needs and budget. We were very inexperienced in sailing, so his input led to the right boat and the right ...
  • Thanks to Ocean Nomads! Highly recommended!
    I had one week on board of “Argo”. Yacht is good, clean, and it is very easy to sail. Walter is an owner, and he assist with all issues. Great man and experienced skipper. Highly recommended! Stas Blokhin