FAQ

FAQS

The following questions are frequently asked about chartering with out Yacht Charter Provider “Malta Yacht Charters”.. If you have a question that is not answered here, or you would like a more personal response, please contact us using our

contact page

Bareboat Charters

Will I need a skipper?

Depending on your sailing experience, Simply fill out our online sailing résumé,and we’ll review your experience and tell you what you are already approved to charter. You’ll also have the option of using our friendly skipper program. This service provides an experienced skipper who will accompany you for the first afternoon to familiarise you with the operation of your yacht.

What kind of a boat should I charter?

That all depends on you. Your sailingboat vacation can be tailored to fit your party and your preferences. How many people are you sailing with? Are they couples traveling together or do you need single cabins for some guests? How much space and comfort would you like? Whatever your needs, The Sailingboat is sure to have a yacht that is right for you.

Can I afford a sailing vacation?

Yes, you can. With Malta Yacht Charters the “per person” cost of a sailing vacation is usually at or below the cost of a resort vacation or ocean cruise, without the crowds! For an estimate of your vacation, contact using our contact page for a preview of your costs.

What documents must I carry to meet entry requirements?

While some island nations do not require a passport, you’re always advised to carry one when traveling from country to country. For detailed entry requirements, please check with the consulate or embassy of the nation you wish to visit.

What type of equipment will I find on board?

Malta Yacht Charters sailingboats carries the most up-to-date equipment and all the extras a sailor could ask for, including GPS satellite navigation systems, autopilots, also including CD players with MP3 and cockpit speakers.

Do you provide boat and chart briefings?

Yes, It is standard procedure for Malta Yacht Charters to provide boat and charter briefing. Prior to your charter departure, you will be given a complete chart briefing covering the local cruising grounds, and answering any questions you may have about navigation, anchorages, prevailing conditions, clearing customs or any part of your desired itinerary. We will then give you a complete briefing aboard the yacht you will be sailing, covering all the operating systems.

Should I have a travel Insurance?

Yes It is recommended that you take a personal travel insurance because your cover starts from the time you step onboard.

Can we bring hard suit cases?

No It is highly recommended to travel light using soft foldable bags, as stowage on board can be rather limited. You would also have to take care of the boat you are chartering. The interior can be damaged with rigid bags, belt buckles and studs affixed to jeans. You might have to pay for the damages that you created. ONLY SOFT BAGS ARE ALLOWED ON BOARD.