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Boat and Yacht Types Explained

There are two terms used; boats and yachts. The term boat implies smaller vessel, less luxurious, hence less expensive. These are usually for bareboat charter, for they are simple and easy to navigate with. However, one can still choose the skippered charter, nevertheless the length of the boat.

All the luxury ones are called the yachts. Their mighty name implies the prestigious and stylish navigation, usually skippered or crewed. Still, there are some available for bareboat charter as well, only those are among the smaller ones of this kind.

Furthermore, all the boats / yachts can be divided into motor boats, sailing boats, catamarans, gulets and luxury yachts. Each of the group has a subgroup of its own. Thus, the motor boats can be divided into those with one engine, with two or more engines, fly bridge or open. Sailing boats also have so many varieties, cruising boats, racers. Not to mention luxury yachts and gulets.

The boat choice depends on several factors. The number of passengers is among the important ones, for it will affect further procedure. Take into consideration that all the cabins can accommodate two people. It’s up to you whether to take the matrimonial one, twin bedded cabin or bunk beds. Some cabins, usually twin bedded, provide the third additional berth as well, while some can be convertible into matrimonial ones.

One of the crucial factors is the budget that one disposes of. Sailing yachts prices are generally more favorable, while motor yachts require more expenses. However, these are completely different charter types, hence the difference in prices.

The experience and the competence in navigation will also influence the choice. The more experienced you are, the easier the choice will be. The vessel equipment is also very important, for it affects the price and the quality of the service. Some items can be added upon request, though not necessarily included in the price, therefore have to be extra paid.

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