If you are thinking of buying a luxury yacht, or chartering one, there are many things to consider when making your choice.
Luxury yachts have been around for many decades, but it has been only in the last two decades that they have become more popular and their number has increased. These boats are privately owned and are fitted out with the finest materials. Luxury, in some cases, is an understatment.
Many luxury yachts are chartered. This means that either the yacht is purchased specifically to be rented out for weeks at a time, or that it is privately owned, but is available for charter some of the time. When an owner chooses this option, he eliminates some of the costs associated with the keeping of a yacht, including maintenance and crew related costs.
On the other hand, some who may once have considered purchasing a yacht for their private use, may find it more cost efficient to charter luxury yachts when they want them, instead. In this way, they can avoid many of the costs of running and keeping a yacht and then also have a greater freedom in changing yacht, crew and location according to their wishes.
While all yachts are used for pleasure, They are not all created equal. Some of them are rather small and are perfect for a weekend trip with your family or a few friends. Others are larger and have more than one deck, often a main, lower and upper deck.
The lower deck might have a outdoor swimming platform and four or five guest cabins, as well as the engine rooms and crew’s quarters. The main deck has a covered deck, salon and dining room, galley, and a study. The upper deck has an outdoor deck and outdoor dining, a „sky lounge” and bar, a gym and the captain’s cabin and bridge.
These boats often have luxury yacht tenders to make trips to shore, and also often have other extras for more private fun in the water, such as jet skis, diving equipment, and a sailboat or a speedboat.
This kind of boat is quite an investment. One will certainly get a great deal of enjoyment and pleasure out of his luxury yacht, and if he charters it, will have less to worry about when it comes to financial management of the boat.
This is also why chartering a charter boat might be a better option, so that you can have a boat only for the time that you need it, and you never have to think about it again until you decide to make your next boat trip.
So whether you have a private luxury yacht that you use personally or you charter one, you are sure you have the experience of a lifetime. This kind of boat takes the wonder of being at sea to a whole new level. And it’s an experience that you will want to have over and over again.