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Peter Shaw

South Africa

28.06.2023

“Thank you Irina and the 12 Knots team”

Thank you Irina and your entire team for your excellent service culminating in a wonderful sailing holiday out of Fethiye, Turkey. The team at the Fethiye base was on top of their game and accommodating in every respect. The boat was in excellent con…

Jason Gefre

United States

09.11.2023

“I recommend 12 knots”

Helene was our representative and was very helpful with our charter in Tahiti. I recommend 12 knots and would use them again!

Nicole Millam

United States

23.02.2024

“Our fourth bareboat charter trip with 12 Knots”

Embarking on our fourth bareboat charter trip with 12 Knots was yet another delightful experience. Whether cruising through the serene waters of Italy, exploring the vibrant coasts of Guadeloupe, or soaking in the exotic beauty of Thailand on two sep…

Debby

United States

07.10.2023

“Our trip was fantastic!”

Our trip was fantastic, beyond expectations. Our skipper, Peter Papageorgiou, was the best, also.

Giffard

United States

08.04.2024

“Antigua bareboat charter”

I chartered a 45' catamaran with friends in Antigua this first week of April 2024 The price was VERY attractive The team at 12 Knots was very responsive about questions and requests Will definitely rebook a boat with 12 knots Special thanks to…

Steven Castle

United States

09.08.2023

“Easiest experience I have had”

As I was searching for a charter, I found 12 Knot via Google search. From initial finding to securing a great boat, was easiest experience I have had in bareboat chartering. Julia was great to work with and bridge with Marian contact when my arrival …

Bareboat charter

There are no limits to what you can see sailing with 12 Knots on a bareboat charter. You will be able to choose and explore the most exotic locations; from the Caribbean islands to the Mediterranean see, to an exotic and unexplored South East Asia and beyond. Your yacht charter will give you access to seaside towns and tranquil islands so take your place in the nautical world and set out in search of something new.


12 Knots will give you reliable service by offering unparalleled escape where the sea calms and island winds whisper your name. Our yacht charter vacations will let you be a part of blissfully remote and exquisite locations across the globe. Choose a self-skippered bareboat sailing vacation, powerboat charter or an all inclusive crewed yacht rentals.


Yacht charter is highly demanded service today. In order to choose from a huge amount of yachts available all over the world, the most appropriate one that would meet your needs, we have developed a convenient search engine on our website. Here you will find all the boat rentals that are available for charter at the specified date, place and price range.


Yacht Charter search engine allows you to select country, area and exact base where you would like to rent a boat, specify desired date of commencement of use of a yacht, choose model, year, number of cabins and price range. By clicking on a certain boat you will find even more detailed information on the equipment and if there are any extras to pay on spot.


Studying the database you should pay attention to many aspects, not only on the cost of yacht charter. Important! Most companies provide rental of sailing yachts for a one-week period (from Saturday to Saturday), with the exception of Thailand and the Caribbean region, where sailing boats and catamarans can be rent by days.


If you are interested in yacht rental, and you have found a suitable option on the website, do not hesitate - contact our specialists for more information!

How to choose the right yacht for your bareboat charter vacation

Studying the database of yachts rentals, you should pay attention to many aspects. This mostly refers to the young skippers that sometimes take into account only the cost of renting a yacht.


Key parameters are size and year of construction. While selecting the size of yacht it is necessary to consider how many people are going for sailing vacation and how comfortable you want to spend your time. The year of construction may give you an idea on how likely any technical problem may occur.


The large size of the yacht - more comfortable accommodation of the crew, but it may add some difficulties with moorings and problems with finding berths in marinas (especially during high season and if you didn’t make any prior reservation). Yacht model is not that important when choosing a boat (only in case you do not have any special preferences), since almost all shipyards use similar technology.


If you have just finished the sailing courses and got your Bareboat Skippers License, do not strive to take the large yacht! The larger the yacht, the more difficult it will be to handle it under sails and motor, especially in crowded marinas or during the mooring in an unfamiliar place. Our recommendation is to take a boat of the same size or smaller then the one on which you were trained!

Crewed yacht charters vs. skippered

If you decide to rent a boat, you should pay special attention - who will operate the vessel. Even if you have the right to operate the yacht, it is worth considering proposal on taking a charter with skipper. Especially if you are not experienced enough or do not have the license to operate the vessel, crewed or skippered charter will be the right choice. Of course, to rent a yacht - is a way to breathe freely and plunge into the world of sailing adventures. However, it is important not to plunge into some troubles and to prevent more tragic consequences.


Many are primarily interested in price of chartering a yacht. They look for the ad with "a cheap charter." But you need to rent a yacht with an awareness of responsibility for themselves, their friends or guests with whom you are going to travel, as well as, of course, for the property itself. Especially it concerns services such as yacht rent for a wedding. In this case, it is not necessary to strive for excessive impressions, and, enjoying the sea cruise, entrust to professionals. In this case, rent a yacht with a captain seems the best choice, which will provide you an unforgettable experience with guaranteed security and comfort. "12 knots": yacht club rent top class!

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