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Myths on yacht charters everyone should stop believing


A yacht charter is definitely something everyone should do at least once in a lifetime. Nothing compares to the experience you have on a private yacht that is entirely under your control. Even though this dream can be turn into a reality, there are still many people who feel reticent towards it due to the many myths that have emerged around this subject over the past years and below you will find the most common ones. If you want to have the best experience of your life, start with some online research on websites such as to learn more about how you can rent a yacht.

#1 – Only the rich can afford yacht charters

One of the most popular myths related to yacht charters is that they are specifically designed for the rich and famous, but in fact everyone can opt for yacht charter services. It truly is a remarkable and unforgettable experience. The secret though is to look for a professional and reliable broker that deals with yacht charters.

#2 – It costs a fortune

The truth is you do have to pay a considerable sum of money to rent a yacht, but what you should know is that amount of money does not seem so unattainable if you spread it with your friends or family. A yacht has a specific number of people that are allowed to be on board when on the sea, so if you gather some close friends or family members and decide together to rent a yacht, that sum of money will be divided to the number of people within that group. Sounds much better, doesn’t it?

#3 – Yacht charters are only available in the summer

This myth has some truth in the sense that in some parts around the globe the summer is the most favourable period of the year during which people decide to charter yachts. However, this does not mean that this activity is exclusively meant for the summer time. If you and your friends are a more adventurous type of person, you can rent a yacht in the autumn, winter or spring too.

#4 – Yacht charter requires vast boating experience and knowledge

Another very popular myth related to this subject is that people who charter yachts must have vast experience in controlling a boat and some sort of “special license”, but this couldn’t be any further from the truth. In most cases the charter yacht experience comes with a crew, a captain and sometimes even a professional chef ready to submit to your requirements and prepare your most favourite meals. As a result, all that remains to you is sit back on a lounge chair and relax.

#5 – You can charter a yacht only for special occasions

There is some truth in this myth too in the sense that most people charter yachts when they want to celebrate an important event in their lives, such as their wedding, their first child’s birth, their engagement or bachelor/bachelorette party and so on. Nevertheless, this does not mean that you cannot rent a yacht along with your friends just to have some great time during the summer holiday for instance.


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