Active Yacht Ownership: FAQ and Common Misconceptions

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We have received many questions about Active Yacht Ownership in the last few months so we decided to present a FAQ section for AYO. I am sure that many of your doubts will be assuaged by these answers but if not, please feel free to give us a call or email us. Also read the article explaining Active Yacht Ownership in more detail.

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Top Ten Reasons to Own a Charter Boat

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katlo-cruising-tortola-bviWe sold 'Katlo', a Lagoon 450 two years ago to owners, Kathy and Mackie. 'Katlo' was placed in the luxury charter business in the BVI and has quickly made a name for herself in the industry.  We have had glowing reviews from the owners, crew and charter guests and thanks to their great experience, they have given us their 'Top Ten Reasons To Own a Charter Yacht'.

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What To Pack For A Charter

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Have you ever seen charter newbies showing up at the dock with hard suitcases, only to find out there is nowhere to store them on the boat? Very often, simply because you did not know, or because you are a first timer, you really do not have the right stuff. Here is your guide of what to bring and not to bring on charter.

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Cruising Areas Skill Levels

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You will find here some guidelines of the boating/sailing skills that you shoudl have for each popular charter destination, in normal and typical conditions.
Important:
 Those are GUIDELINES ONLY. Weather and navigation conditions may vary significantly from usual patterns. If that is the case, the necessary skills may become much higher.

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Knots you must know

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Like other articles in this section, this is not an in-depth knot encyclopedia. Just 5 knots that you should definitely know to handle almost any kind of situation or need during your charter. As a bonus, knot-making is a great past time for kids and it should keep them happily busy for quite a while—watch their ecstatic face when they nail their first bowline!

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