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67M Sailboat Prepares for Antarctica Yacht Charter in February

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NEWS FROM SAIL YACHT

Word comes from sail yacht VERTIGO.  The yacht will accept charters in some exotic areas. Specifically, Patagonia and Antarctica yacht charter vacations, starting February 2016.  Rates are set at Euro 295,000 per week plus running expenses for maximum 12 guests.

Monaco yacht charter season is complete, therefore the luxury sailing yacht enjoyed the month of October in Singapore for maintenance work. Immediately prior to her journey to the southern hemisphere in November.

Vertico sail yacht

ALL ABOUT SUPERYACHT VERTIGO

She is built by Alloy Yachts and designed by Philippe Briand.  The 67 meter yacht VERTIGO is the largest sailing yacht built in the southern hemisphere.

 

FEATURES AND AMENITIES

Vertigo carries and affords multiple features and amenities.  For instance, loft-style interiors, custom-designed by Christian Liaigre and an oversized Jacuzzi hot tub with retractable sunpads.  In addition, there are bimini covers, and glass screens on the air-conditioned deck.  Additionally, she has a midarette gymnasium with direct sea access and an open-air cinema screen.  Ready for some fun?  Watertoys include 4 tenders, and importantly, an 8 meter Limo tender with removable roof.  Not to be outdone, sailing dinghies, kayaks, paddleboards, scuba equipment, inflatables, and towable toys join the fun.

Patagonia

PATAGONIA YACHT CHARTER

We find the idea of a Patagonia yacht charter immensely intriguing.  It is a sparsely populated area. Specifically located at the southern tip South America.  The western coastline belongs to Chile, and the eastern side is part of Argentina. The opportunities for exploration and adventure are numerous, as this region comprises the southernmost portion of the Andes mountains.  Just east of the mountains, there is great bio-diversity with deserts, steppes, and grasslands. The western coast of Patagonia borders the Pacific ocean, and the eastern coast borders the Atlantic ocean.

 

HOW TO RENT A YACHT CHARTER

In conclusion, we stand by to chat with you.  Call us at +1-800-YACHTCHARTERS (922-4824) or +305-720-7245 — 24 hours. #sailingyacht #patagonia #yachtcharter

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Rules for Using Waverunners On Yacht Charter

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Photograph of 2 couples. Each couple is on a jetski. The jetskis are white with blue front panels. The jetskis are in motion, and they are kicking up a lot of water. Everyone is laughing and having a great time

WATERSPORTS FUN

Rules are inevitable. They are for your safety. Kayaks, skis, towable wakeboards, and bananas are great toys to have on a mega yacht charter.  The most requested aquasport equipment is the personal watercraft (PWC).  Jetskis and waverunners are fashionable on yachts for hire, particularly the newest yachts available for charter.

 

KNOW THE RULES FOR WATERCRAFT

Firstly, charter clients can end up frustrated and disappointed if they are not aware of the rules regarding the use of PWC’s in certain cruising grounds. Waverunners not allowed in certain protected bays and coves, some governments require the operator of the PWC to have a license – and please note: an automobile driver’s license is NOT sufficient.

Secondly, before you sign your rental yacht agreement, look for a very standard clause similar to this:

“Use of personal water craft is only permitted subject to the operator having the appropriate license and meeting with local operating regulations.  Any liability arising from noncompliance is entirely at the operator’s risk.”

Bottom line, just because your yacht carries waverunners onboard does not mean you can legally use them.

 

HOW TO GET A PWC LICENSE TO FOLLOW RULES

Thirdly, get a license!   One way to obtain a PWC license is via one of many online boating safety courses.  Courses may vary from state to state and from country to country.  Fortunately, many PWC licenses are recognized and accepted in major charter destinations like the Western Med.

 

ONLINE  SAFETY COURSES

Here are two well-known online safety courses –
  1. PWC Safety School
  2. Boat U.S. Foundation 

 

IN-PERSON TRAINING

For students who prefer hands-on training, there are many accredited boating safety training centers and schools around the world, such as:

  1. Guardian Marine (UK)
  2. Riviera Sea School (France)

 

 

FINALLY, YOU HAVE YOUR LICENSE, NOW WHAT?

Once you obtain your PWC license, be sure to discuss with your crew your desire to use the yacht’s personal watercraft.  You might be surprised to find your cruising ground does not permit the use of PWC’s – license or not!  

This is especially true in areas with sensitive eco systems.  British Virgin Islands yacht charters, for example, are not allowed to use PWC’s anywhere in the island chain.

In conclusion, knowing the rules for operating personal watercraft before your charter will help make your vacation safer and memorable for all the right reasons!  

 

LEARN THE RULES AND BOOK YOUR TRIP

From waverunners to mini submarines, click https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/ and let our experts help you select the perfect yacht with watertoys for you and your family.

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