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Why charter a private yacht ?

Chartering a private yacht can offer a luxurious and personalized experience that is hard to match by other means of travel. Here are some reasons why you might want to consider chartering a private yacht:

  1. Privacy and exclusivity: When you charter a private yacht, you have the entire vessel to yourself, along with your chosen guests. This provides a level of privacy and exclusivity that is difficult to achieve on other types of vacations.
  2. Personalized itinerary: You can create a customized itinerary that suits your preferences and interests. You can choose the destinations, activities, and schedule that best suit your needs.
  3. Flexibility: With a private yacht, you have the flexibility to change your plans on short notice. You can adjust your itinerary or itinerary to fit your mood or the weather conditions.
  4. Luxury and comfort: A private yacht offers luxurious amenities, such as spacious cabins, high-end entertainment systems, gourmet meals, and a professional crew to attend to your every need.
  5. Unique experiences: A private yacht charter offers unique experiences that you cannot find anywhere else. You can explore remote islands, discover hidden coves and secluded beaches, and experience the thrill of water sports.

Overall, chartering a private yacht can offer a memorable and one-of-a-kind experience that allows you to escape the crowds and enjoy the freedom and luxury of the open seas.

How to navigate and request a booking on our platform?

Before requesting a booking, Client may wish to discuss their requirements with a yacht charter expert: An expert can assist you to find the right yacht for your needs, budget, and preferences. An expert can also provide advice on itinerary planning, crew selection, and other aspects of the charter process. Please use our contact page or chat function to get assistance.

To navigate through our platform, clients need to follow steps, such as:

  1. Signing in: If Client has already signed up and registered on the platform, they will need to sign in using their registered email and password to access their account.
  2. Browsing yacht listings: Clients can browse through the yacht listings available on the platform and apply various filters to narrow down their search. Clients are able to sort by destination, yacht type and dates.
  3. Contacting yacht owners or brokers: Once Clients have found a yacht they are interested in, they need to click the button “Request Booking” to contact the yacht owner or broker to ask questions and discuss details before completing the booking.
  4. Managing bookings: After requesting a booking and negotiating the terms with the yacht owner or broker, Clients need to manage their bookings, including making payments, signing contracts, and communicating with the yacht owner or crew.

What is Advance Provisioning Allowance (A.P.A.)?

The Advance Provisioning Allowance (APA) is an amount of money that the charterer pays upfront to cover the costs of expenses during the charter, such as fuel, food, drinks, port fees, and other miscellaneous expenses. The APA is usually calculated as a percentage of the yacht's charter fee, and typically ranges from 20% to 30%.

The APA is managed by the yacht's captain or the designated onboard accountant, who uses the funds to cover expenses during the charter. The captain or accountant will provide the charterer with regular updates on how the APA funds are being spent, and at the end of the charter, they will provide the charterer with a detailed account of all expenses.

If the total expenses exceed the APA amount, the charterer may be asked to top up the APA during the charter. Alternatively, if there is any unused balance in the APA at the end of the charter, the charterer may receive a refund of the remaining amount.

The APA helps to simplify the accounting and payment process for chartering a yacht, and ensures that there are sufficient funds available to cover expenses during the charter. It is important for charterers to fully understand the APA system and how it works before embarking on a yacht charter.

Where can I go for more help?

If you run into trouble, you can contact us directly in the help section or use our support chat in the bottom right.