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We provide a unique and easy to use platform for all yacht and boat owners, captains, managers and central agents to list their boats available for charter or for sale making it the easiest, most direct and cost effective way for anybody to secure a dream yacht charter or purchase worldwide.

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Choosing the Right Yacht to Charter

Choosing the right yacht can make your yacht charter holiday the most enjoyable and memorable one. There are different types of yachts available for charter and it can be quite tricky to choose the right one for you. There are sailing yacht charters, motor yacht charters, catamaran yacht charters, luxury yacht charters or classic yacht charters. There is also bareboat yacht charter or crewed charters. Some yacht charters also offer courses on board where you can learn something new while enjoying your holiday. Sailing Yacht Charter Sailing offers the freedom of relaxing and enjoying the view. Sailing yachts are normally powered by the wind which is a renewable source of energy. You can cruise along the coast from port to port or you can sail on the open waters to new destinations. Sailing yacht charter is the best way to enjoy the view of the surrounding. Sailing yacht charter can be either bareboat, skippered or crewed. Depending on your experience you have for handling a sailing yacht, you can make your choice from there. Bareboat is normally for those who have the necessary qualification, knowledge and experience of handling a sailing yacht. Chartering a sailing yacht with a skipper is when you would like a help with the sailing. You can hire a skipper who will do the sailing for you and provide you with all the important information about the charter area. Crewed sailing yacht charter is where there is a professional crew on board that looks after everything. This is ideal for large boats which are difficult to handle single handedly. The crew on board gives you... read more

Green Yacht Charter

It is the policy of Yacht Owners Direct to operate its business as a corporate citizen committed to sound environmental management and with concern for the well-being of our common environment. We believe that an appropriate balance can and should be achieved between environmental goals and economic health. We intend to be a leader in responsible environmental management within the maritime industry. To this end we have partnered with impactChoice due to the depth and transparency of their emissions reduction solution. Antarctica Yacht Charter Global warming is the increase in the average measured temperature of the Earth’s near-surface air and oceans since the mid-20th century and its projected continuation, largely attributed to post industrial revolution human activity. The greenhouse effect is unquestionably real and helps to regulate the temperature of our planet. It is essential for life on Earth and is one of the natural processes of the Earth. Human activity has been increasing the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere (mostly carbon dioxide from combustion of coal, oil and gas; plus a few other trace gases). There is no scientific debate on this point. The problem is very real, globally relevant and affects every human being alive today. On our collective journey towards low carbon living and the widespread use of clean, renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind and wave power, carbon offsetting offers a more immediate way to compensate for current emissions. The process involves calculating the total amount of equivalent carbon emissions produced that needs to be offset in Kg of CO2 and then using carbon offset credits from recognised emission reduction projects. Through... read more

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Yacht Owners Direct

We provide a unique and easy to use platform for all yacht and boat owners, captains, managers and central agents to list their boats available for charter or for sale making it the easiest, most direct and cost effective way for anybody to secure a dream yacht charter or purchase worldwide.

You can enquire about chartering yachts, browse available yachts, search for yachting related businesses, look for employment opportunities and read the yachting forums available on our website.