A Typical Day on A Yacht Charter

There is no such thing as a typical day on a yacht charter - everything is tailored to the guests preferences

yacht jacuzziChartering a yacht comes with one, undeniable freedom: you can pretty much do whatever, and go wherever, you want. And because each charter is tailored to the preferences of the client, no two itineraries are the same.

That said, read below for a peek into what your day could look like during your next yachting escape at sea.

7 a.m.

Wake up and watch the sunrise with a warm cup of coffee in hand, or sleep in and come down for an al fresco breakfast a little later. No one is there telling you what to do, so wake up as late (or early) as you want.

9 a.m.

Whether you’re in the Mediterranean, Red or Adriatic Sea, the Pacific Ocean or New England, anchor your yacht for some early morning water toy play. Not in the mood to get in the water? Stay onboard, grab a lounge chair and get the best tan of your life. If diving in sounds good to you, hop on jet skies, grab your kayaks, throw on your snorkeling or scuba gear, or just go for a swim. After all, there’s no better way to see the sea than to dive right into it.

Noon.

After an hour or two of swimming and tanning, you once again set sail and have now arrived at your next port of call. And good thing, too, because it’s lunchtime and you’re hungry. After your captain docks the boat, disembark and head onshore to get a taste of the local life. If you don’t know where to go, ask your captain for some tips, or immerse yourself in the scene and ask a local onshore. When you’re done, roam through little shops, head to the beach, or see whatever it is the location is best known for. A yacht charter gives you a unique way to see this giant world we live in, so wherever you dock, try and get off the boat and see what your destination has to offer. That is, unless you just want to relax all day and eat a delicious meal, prepared by your very own chef, onboard. (Remember: on a yacht, the world is your oyster!)

5 p.m.

You’ve enjoyed a short stop on this tiny island, but now you’re ready to harbor overnight at a bigger port just a few hours away. You go back to your yacht, shower, and get ready for dinner — tonight, it’s dinner on the sundeck during sunset.

7 p.m.

Dinner is served! You walk outside, friends and family in tow, and you see a table set with only the finest china for a party of 12. The sun is beginning to set, so you all sit down. A member of your crew comes around with a choice of still or sparkling water, then red or white wine, and dinner is served. Tonight it’s a Mediterranean Sea Bass prepared by your yacht’s dedicated, five-star chef.

8 p.m.

As you open your table’s third bottle of wine, you anchor in your new port and discuss all of the activities you plan to do onshore the next day. There are so many options! Some of your group wants to snorkel, some want to shop, some want to hangout on the beach, and one wants to stay onboard and spend a day relaxing in peaceful solitude. But before you get to tomorrow, there’s still more fun, food, drinking and laughter to be had. After all, your night in paradise has only just begun.

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