Do I need to have any boating experience to go on a luxury yacht charter?


Editorial Team

The good news is that you don’t. None. The Captain and crew take care of it all.

There are only a few basic rules to understand and respect, like the fact that high heels are NOT welcome onboard, and safety procedures to be aware of — which will be explained to you when you board the vessel. Apart from these, you do not even need to know how to swim, as chances are that you will not touch the water if you do not want to take a dip.

It remains true however that a floating object is subjected to the sometimes whimsical moves of the seas ; if you have never been onboard any boat, your body will need to learn and adapt to that environment, even if superyachts are rather stable and the possibility of seasickness limited.


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