Mediterranean Yacht CharterTwo of the most popular areas to visit whilst on you Mediterranean yacht charter
Mediterranean yacht charters are amongst some of the most memorable experiences according to our clients. This area is the birthplace of modern civilizations.
You can explore ruins dating back to 3000 BC, navigate the unique blend of the old and the new, or simply sit out on deck and take in the stunning landscape, the result of a variety of geological activity over millions of years. The result is breath-taking scenery for your next charter.
Below are a couple of options for you upcoming Mediterranean yacht Charters.
Bareboat Yacht Charters
Bareboat charters work just as they sound. You are chartering the boat and nothing else. If you are qualified, you can skipper the boat yourself as long as you can show proof of your sailing experience and all of the relevant certification. Our skipper will take you out on a short trip and have you demonstrate your abilities. If you are unable to do this, you will not be able to take the boat without a crew.
Bareboat trips include no supplies or food. You will need to shop before you arrive at the marina.
With a crewed charter, you can generally take a larger yacht. The size of the crew varies according to the vessel and number of guests who will be sharing your charter experience on-board your luxury yacht.
You will at least have a captain and generally a chef to prepare your meals according to your tastes and preferences. The menu will be discussed prior to the cruising.
Some people choose this method because they aren’t qualified to sail, others can sail but prefer to relax on a yachting vacation and not have the responsibility of being the captain. You will have more time to relax in luxury or enjoy activities like water skiing or scuba diving with a crew to look after the boat.
A flotilla is a group of yachts sailing together. This is a great option for less experienced skippers. You captain your ship and gain experience in sailing. The flotilla leader is on a nearby yacht to offer guidance, assistance and support as needed. If this is your first time sailing on your own, a flotilla is an excellent option. Lords Charters can put you in touch with a group and help you plan your trip.
So now that you have decided which option to go for, you need to plan which areas to visit.
Should you decide to charter a sailing yacht in Greece the Ionian Sea offers seven islands: Paxos, Antipaxos, Corfu, Ithaca, Lefkas, Zakynthos and Kafalonia. There is plenty to explore in this area that ranges 180 nautical miles from the northern to southern islands.
The Ionian boasts beautiful weather and excellent wind conditions for smooth sailing as well as beautiful beaches and lush vegetation. For evening entertainment, there are lively ports bustling with activity and night life. Your crew will help you find activities that interest you and assist in making reservations.
You may prefer to sail the Aegean.The Greek Cyclades consist of fifteen islands in the Aegean. Lords Charters will help you set an itinerary and decide which islands to visit throughout your charter. The beautiful waters of the Aegean offer great sailing.
The summers are cool yet the winters are mild and this slice of paradise is renowned for offering a good mixture of quaint villages and lush countryside to visit on your yacht charter.
Lords Charters arrange motor yacht and sailing charters worldwide.
For full details, contact one of our team or use the enquiry form on our website.