FAQ

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Yacht
  • Skipper
  • Chef
  • Food and soft drinks on board your yacht
  • Fuel & Mooring
  • Damage deposit (non refundable security deposit)
  • Group Dinner
  • Destination specific excursions and hikes
  • Airport transfers

All breakfasts and lunches will be prepared on board your yacht by your chef. They will also prepare 2 dinners on board throughout the week (including some local wines and beers for you to sample). You’ll also get a group dinner at a local venue included during the week! All other food and drinks will need to be purchased during the week.

Your chef will be freshly preparing your food during the week - you'll be provided with 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 2 dinners on board. We’ll be in contact 6 weeks before your trip start date to collect dietary information to ensure your chef is fully up to date with any dietary needs to make sure you are fully catered for!

Throughout the week you should expect to pay for dinner when not on board the yacht, drinks in bars, any additional activities not included, skipper & chef meals (when not on board the yacht) and skipper & chef tips.

SKIPPERS & CHEFS

First time sailing? Or perhaps you are discovering a new destination and want to sit back, relax and enjoy. A skipper will handle the boat for you, recommend routes, places to visit and make your holiday as relaxing as possibe, a skipper and chef are automatically included in your booking.

A skipper will sail the yacht, take care of the boat and of course teach you how to sail (if you want!). They’ll take you to all the best swim spots throughout the week and help make your week extra special with their local knowledge! Your skipper will live on the yacht with you for the duration of your trip and you will need to provide three meals a day for your skipper (if you are not eating on board for that meal).

Your chef will plan a tailored menu plan for the week and take care of the food shopping on arrival. They’ll prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner (a maximum of two dinners per week) and will keep the galley area clean!

Your chef will live on the yacht with you for the duration of your trip so you will need to provide three meals a day for your chef (if you are not eating on board for that meal).

Absolutely! All our chefs are experts at cooking on board yachts and will be able to adapt their menu plans to suit everybody’s needs. You’ll be able to submit any dietary requirements you have to our Customer Service team around 6 weeks before you depart!

You are expected to pay for the skipper and chef's food and non-alcoholic drinks during the week when you aren’t eating on board the yacht. Tips are at your own discretion.

SOLO OR CABIN BOOKINGS

A cabin booking is for 2 guests sharing a cabin together - you can book as 2 guys, 2 girls or a mixed cabin. If you’d rather have your own cabin to yourself, then you can book as a solo and you’ll only be charged for food & drink and activities for one person.

If you are joining us in the Med then you’ll be sailing on board a monohull yacht. If you are joining us in the Grenadines, then you’ll be sailing on a catamaran yacht. More details can be found on the destination pages.

You’ll be staying in a double cabin - please note that some cabins have double beds and some have bunk beds. You’ll be sharing bathrooms with the rest of your crew (our yachts typically have 2 or 3 bathrooms to be shared on board).

Absolutely! If you and your friends have booked multiple cabins or solo spots on the same yacht, send us an email and we will do our best to ensure you are matched up onto the same yacht so you can sail together!

FULL YACHT BOOKINGS

If you’ve booked a full yacht then it’s up to you how many people sail on board - you can choose to use all the available sleep spots, or you can opt for a more spacious living arrangement, however you will still need to pay the full price for the yacht.

If you are joining us in the Med then you’ll be sailing on board a monohull yacht. If you are joining us in the Grenadines, then you’ll be sailing on a catamaran yacht. More details can be found on the destination pages. If you would rather pick a different type of yacht, please contact our customer service team who can look into upgrade options for your group.

GREECE ROUTE

This route starts and ends in Lavrion Marina which is located near the Athens airport (approximately 30 minutes drive).

You’ll make stops at the islands of Kythnos, Syros, Paros, Serifos and Kea. For more information about the route, head to our destination page here

The itinerary is a guide to our top spots along the way. However if you’d rather head off and explore yourselves, then you are more than welcome to. Chat to your skipper to see what your possibilities are! (Note that for cabin/solo bookers you will need to stick to the route unless the full crew consents to an alternative itinerary).

What you do during the day is totally up to you, the crew and your skipper. Each day will vary, depending on the itinerary. You normally spend your day on the yacht sailing from one port to another with a stop in a bay to cook lunch and have a swim. You will have time to explore each island too and try the cuisine at the local restaurants. The distance between ports varies, but you would normally expect to leave the marina early/mid morning and arrive at the next stop in the afternoon. Of course, it also depends how long you spend having lunch and relaxing in bays and swimming.

We recommend you arrive at the marina around 3pm. Then you will have time to register with us, do the check-in with the yachting company and the food shopping before you get your yacht. The yachts normally set sail around 5-6pm. You will get back to the marina on Saturday morning ready to check out before 9am.

Yes, however you will need to organise transport at your own expense to meet the yachts when you arrive or find your way back to the mainland when you need to leave.

Airport transfers will run to and from Lavrion Marina and Athens Airport on the check-in and check-out day. You’ll be able to book your transfer time with us 6 weeks before you set sail!

CROATIA ROUTE

This route starts and ends in Baotic Marina which is located near the Split airport (approximately 20 minutes drive).

You’ll make stops on the islands of Solta, Vis, Hvar and Brac. For more information about the route, head to our destination page here

The itinerary is a guide to our top spots along the way. However if you’d rather head off and explore yourselves, then you are more than welcome to. Chat to your skipper to see what your possibilities are! (Note that for cabin/solo bookers you will need to stick to the route unless the full crew consents to an alternative itinerary).

What you do during the day is totally up to you, the crew and your skipper. Each day will vary, depending on the itinerary. You normally spend your day on the yacht sailing from one port to another with a stop in a bay to cook lunch and have a swim. You will have time to explore each island too and try the cuisine at the local restaurants. The distance between ports varies, but you would normally expect to leave the marina early/mid morning and arrive at the next stop in the afternoon. Of course, it also depends how long you spend having lunch and relaxing in bays and swimming.

We recommend you arrive at the marina around 3pm. Then you will have time to register with us, do the check-in with the yachting company and the food shopping before you get your yacht. The yachts normally set sail around 5-6pm. You will get back to the marina on Friday afternoon (the exact time varies depending on weather conditions), when you will stay one last night on the yachts in the marina and will then have to check out and leave the yacht before 9am on Saturday morning.

Yes, however you will need to organise transport at your own expense to meet the yachts when you arrive or find your way back to the mainland when you need to leave.

Airport transfers will run to and from Baotic Marina and Split Airport on the check-in and check-out day. You’ll be able to book your transfer time with us 6 weeks before you set sail!

SICILY ROUTE

This route starts and ends in Portorosa Marina which is located around 2 hours drive from Catania Airport (CTA).

You’ll make stops on the islands of Vulcano, Lipari and Salina. For more information about the route, head to our destination page here

The itinerary is a guide to our top spots along the way. However if you’d rather head off and explore yourselves, then you are more than welcome to. Chat to your skipper to see what your possibilities are! (Note that for cabin/solo bookers you will need to stick to the route unless the full crew consents to an alternative itinerary).

What you do during the day is totally up to you, the crew and your skipper. Each day will vary, depending on the itinerary. You normally spend your day on the yacht sailing from one port to another with a stop in a bay to cook lunch and have a swim. You will have time to explore each island too and try the cuisine at the local restaurants. The distance between ports varies, but you would normally expect to leave the marina early/mid morning and arrive at the next stop in the afternoon. Of course, it also depends how long you spend having lunch and relaxing in bays and swimming.

We recommend you arrive at the marina around 3pm. Then you will have time to register with us, do the check-in with the yachting company and the food shopping before you get your yacht. The yachts normally set sail around 5-6pm. You will get back to the marina on Friday afternoon (the exact time varies depending on weather conditions), when you will stay one last night on the yachts in the marina and will then have to check out and leave the yacht before 9am on Saturday morning.

Yes, however you will need to organise transport at your own expense to meet the yachts when you arrive or find your way back to the mainland when you need to leave.

Airport transfers will run to and from Portorosa Marina and Catania Airport on the check-in and check-out day. You’ll be able to book your transfer time with us 6 weeks before you set sail!

GRENADINES ROUTE

This route starts and ends in Blue Lagoon Marina which is located around 15 minutes drive from Argyle International Airport.

You’ll make stops on the islands of Bequia, Mustique, Mayreau and Union Island. For more information about the route, head to our destination page here

The itinerary is a guide to our top spots along the way. However if you’d rather head off and explore yourselves, then you are more than welcome to. Chat to your skipper to see what your possibilities are! (Note that for cabin/solo bookers you will need to stick to the route unless the full crew consents to an alternative itinerary).

What you do during the day is totally up to you, the crew and your skipper. Each day will vary, depending on the itinerary. You normally spend your day on the yacht sailing from one port to another with a stop in a bay to cook lunch and have a swim. You will have time to explore each island too and try the cuisine at the local restaurants. The distance between ports varies, but you would normally expect to leave the marina early/mid morning and arrive at the next stop in the afternoon. Of course, it also depends how long you spend having lunch and relaxing in bays and swimming.

We recommend you arrive at the marina around 3pm. Then you will have time to register with us, do the check-in with the yachting company and the food shopping before you get your yacht. The yachts normally set sail around 5-6pm. You will get back to the marina on Friday afternoon (the exact time varies depending on weather conditions), when you will stay one last night on the yachts in the marina and will then have to check out and leave the yacht before 9am on Saturday morning.

Yes, however you will need to organise transport at your own expense to meet the yachts when you arrive or find your way back to the mainland when you need to leave.

Airport transfers will run to and from Portorosa Marina and Catania Airport on the check-in and check-out day. You’ll be able to book your transfer time with us 6 weeks before you set sail!

BOOKING AND PAYMENT

You must be at least 21 to join our events, but aside from that anyone can join our events! Our events and itineraries are built with guests aged between 28 and 48 in mind.

Yes, the booking is paid in 3 installments:

  • A deposit of 20% is due upon booking to confirm your reservation.
  • The second payment is a further 30% and is due 60 days after booking (or 90 days pre-event, whichever comes first).
  • The final 50% is due 60 days prior to departure.

Please note, if you book 90 days or less prior to departure, these installments may differ.

If you need to cancel within 60 days of making your booking there will be no cancellation fees, so we can offer you a full refund on any amount paid to the booking so far. (Please note that this free cancellation period will not apply within 180 days of the departure date.) If you need to cancel after 60 days from the date of booking (or 90 days pre-event, whichever comes first), then you will be subject to cancellation fees of 50% of your booking total. Cancellation within 60 days of departure will result in cancellation fees of 100% of the booking total.

Please note, refunds are subject to an administration fee.

BEFORE YOU GO

Your crew list must be completed by 4 weeks prior to departure. All your crew will need to check in online a minimum of 2 weeks before departure!

You’ll be able to submit any dietary requirements you have to our Customer Service team around 6 weeks before you depart! This will then be passed along to your chef who will create a menu plan for your crew with this in mind.

Yes! Airport transfers are included in the price of your booking. You’ll be able to reserve a slot on our transfers around 6 weeks before you set sail.

LIFE ONBOARD

There is not a lot of room for luggage although there is no maximum weight allowance. It is recommended that you use a soft bag, as it is easier to store without taking up space.

Yes, bed linen is provided as well as one shower towel per person. We advise you bring a beach towel for use during the day.

The yachts use DC power 220V and have European two round pin outlets. We recommend you bring a 12V adapter to charge your devices whilst sailing. If your yacht does not have a generator on board then full electrics and outlets will only be available when moored in the marina and connected to shore power.

Yes, most yachts come with speakers on board, so remember to bring an AUX cable with you to connect your phone! Some guests also like to bring small portable speakers along with them too so they can listen to music whilst on the front of the yacht.

Definitely not! We have a lot of first time sailors and it is super exciting to explore this different method of travel and exploration; a mix of luxury and camping. We use high-quality yachts ideal for extended cruising but please be aware that the living space onboard a sailing yacht is more compact than a standard hotel. We aim to make you as comfortable as possible so that you feel at home onboard within a few hours. Your skipper's number one priority is your safety and then your comfort, so if ever in doubt approach your skipper for assistance.

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