Private Yacht Rentals – The Ultimate Luxury On Water

01

When people think of vacations over water, they immediately think of luxury cruises. These cruises are often offered on huge cruise ships which regularly ply the most popular island vacation destinations. However, for those who can afford it, true luxury over water comes in the form of private yacht rentals. There is nothing that compares to having a yacht for your exclusive use for the duration of your vacation cruise. People might say that having your own private yacht – not just a rented one – is the ultimate in luxury. But that seems more like a very impractical choice when there are lots of very beautiful yachts available for rent. This article on heraldscotland.com offers tips on chartering a private yacht.

Types Of Private Yacht Rentals

Most private yacht rentals nowadays are for motor yachts; there are very few sailing yachts on offer. Other than that, you can choose crewed yacht rentals or a bareboat charter.

Crewed yacht charters, as the name suggests, is where the yacht comes with its crew. Usually that consists of a captain and other crew members tasked with running yacht and taking her where you want to go. This is a popular choice because, generally, people on vacation can do without the hassle of having to worry about running the yacht; a vacation is what they want.

Really luxurious crewed private yacht rentals also include the other people who will pamper you. There are cooks, stewards, room cleaning, and even a butler if that is what you want. If you want gourmet food to be served on board, you can hire a chef for the duration of your private yacht cruise. There are yachts complete with equipment to provide you with a choice of activities during your cruise. There may be equipment for snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, knee boarding, jet skis, etc. If you require equipment for activities they do not ordinarily cover, yacht owners will usually arrange to get them for you.

Bareboat yacht charters are for those who either want more control, or those who are on tight budgets. A bareboat yacht charter allows you to steer your boat to its destinations and will provide the satisfaction of meeting the challenge. In a bareboat charter, your only significant choice is which yacht to charter.

Other Considerations For Your Private Yacht Charter

One key consideration when choosing a yacht to charter is its size and capacity. This will be defined by the maximum number of guests you expect onboard. You would also need to plan for a yacht which supports the activities you expect your friends to be interested in. Some yachts have specialized diving platforms, fishing equipment, or jet skis.

The yacht you charter should be robust enough and be able to meet the minimum seaworthiness requirements of each of your destinations. If you are going to do a lot of island hopping, you may want a small rubber dinghy with a small outboard motor.

The last thing you need to determine is the duration of your charter. A luxurious yacht cruise should be long enough for your planned activities, but not too long it burns a hole in your pocket.

 

Hello World

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. It was popularised in the 1960s with the release of Letraset sheets containing Lorem Ipsum passages, and more recently with desktop publishing software like Aldus PageMaker including versions of Lorem Ipsum.

It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout. The point of using Lorem Ipsum is that it has a more-or-less normal distribution of letters, as opposed to using ‘Content here, content here’, making it look like readable English. Many desktop publishing packages and web page editors now use Lorem Ipsum as their default model text, and a search for ‘lorem ipsum’ will uncover many web sites still in their infancy. Various versions have evolved over the years, sometimes by accident, sometimes on purpose (injected humour and the like).

Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites of the word in classical literature, discovered the undoubtable source. Lorem Ipsum comes from sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 of “de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum” (The Extremes of Good and Evil) by Cicero, written in 45 BC. This book is a treatise on the theory of ethics, very popular during the Renaissance. The first line of Lorem Ipsum, “Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet..”, comes from a line in section 1.10.32.

The standard chunk of Lorem Ipsum used since the 1500s is reproduced below for those interested. Sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 from “de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum” by Cicero are also reproduced in their exact original form, accompanied by English versions from the 1914 translation by H. Rackham.

There are many variations of passages of Lorem Ipsum available, but the majority have suffered alteration in some form, by injected humour, or randomised words which don’t look even slightly believable. If you are going to use a passage of Lorem Ipsum, you need to be sure there isn’t anything embarrassing hidden in the middle of text. All the Lorem Ipsum generators on the Internet tend to repeat predefined chunks as necessary, making this the first true generator on the Internet. It uses a dictionary of over 200 Latin words, combined with a handful of model sentence structures, to generate Lorem Ipsum which looks reasonable. The generated Lorem Ipsum is therefore always free from repetition, injected humour, or non-characteristic words etc.