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This section presents the most important events of the yachting industry and events in which the club takes part 12 Knots.

Annapolis boat show 2023 19.10.2023

Annapolis boat show 2023

It was a great pleasure to attend Annapolis Boat show 2023. This show is one of the major annual exhibitions of sailing boats in US. It is definitely worth visiting if you consider buying a new boat or just chartering in the near future. Many Europea…

Maneuver in harbors like a Pro! 09.07.2023

Maneuver in harbors like a Pro!

Maneuvering in harbors could be quite tricky. Especially if marina is full and there is a strong wind or current. Many novice sailors think that maneuvering the boat is the same as steering a car, but stopping, backing and parking a sailboat is not t…

Skippered charter - what to expect? 02.03.2023

Skippered charter - what to expect?

What to expect when you charter a boat with professional skipper (captain) provided by a charter company? Below you may find brief information that will help you during your next sailing vacation. Skippered vs Crewed charter. What is the difference? …

Checklist or how not to loose your Damage Deposit? 08.01.2023

Checklist or how not to loose your Damage Deposit?

How to save your Damage Deposit? Check list at the end of the charter, things to know! Check out procedure at the end of the charter is as important as boat inspection in the beginning of your sailing vacation. Basically check-in/out these are two pa…

Indian Ocean countries - Covid requirements 06.01.2021

Indian Ocean countries - Covid requirements

Maldives Arrivals including locals and visa holders arriving to Greater Male’ area with a PCR test sample taken 96 hours prior to their departure to the Maldives are not required to complete 10 days quarantine. However, all locals and visa holders, e…

Caribbean islands - Covid Requirements 19.11.2020

Caribbean islands - Covid Requirements

Belize In light of the new entry requirements to the USA requiring all visitors, residents and US citizens to show proof of a negative Covid19 test (PCR or Antigen test) within 72 hours of their departure from Belize, we wanted to provide an update a…

Bareboat charter: things to know 28.05.2020

Bareboat charter: things to know

Bareboat charter: things to know There is still a bit of confusion about what documents or certificates you may need for the bareboat charter. First of all you’ll need to have a good sailing practice. None of the best documents and certificates will …

Re-opening borders, latest news 26.05.2020

Re-opening borders, latest news

It is challenging to keep up with the Coronavirus impact on yacht charters in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. 12 Knots team tried to collect the latest news from the regions and poste them on this page. We’ll be updating information on weekly b…

Companies with best charter Terms! 08.05.2020

Companies with best charter Terms!

Even though most of the countries are still closed due to COVID-19, charter business is still alive and companies offer exceptional terms for the new bookings. Below you may find the list of the companies with Best Offers for 2020 and 2021. Only 10%…

Black Friday Sale 21.11.2019

Black Friday Sale

Promotion period: Start: 00:01 a.m. EST time, November 29, 2019 End: 23:59 p.m. EST time, November 30, 2019 Terms and conditions Promo discount is only valid for orders made through an online application on www.12knots.com web site during the Black …

ICC in Greece 14.05.2019

ICC in Greece

Be Aware! End of April Greece implemented new rules for the bareboat charters. From now on any sailing licenses with the limitation of “daylight hours” (like IYT Bareboat Skipper or RYA Day Skipper, ASA 104 Bareboat Cruising) are no longer accepted f…

BBB accredited 23.10.2017

BBB accredited

The Better Business Bureau (BBB), founded in 1912, is a nonprofit organization focused on advancing marketplace trust, consisting of 106 independently incorporated local BBB organizations in the United States and Canada, coordinated under the Council…

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