Sailing Holidays - Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca - Charter Boat

Boat Charter Mallorca

Boat Charter in Mallorca is the practice of renting, or chartering, a sailboat or motor yacht and travelling to island destinations like Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca. This is usually a vacation activity, but it also can be a corporate event. There are two
Bareboat charters involve a person renting a boat and skippering it themselves. Most bareboat companies also offer courses to teach basic seamanship and prepare people for bareboat chartering. These companies also sometimes provide skippered charters, meaning that boat comes with a skipper but no additional crew.
Crewed charter means the yacht comes with a crew. This can be anything from a 35-foot boat with a husband-and-wife team serving as captain and chef to a 300-foot boat with a squad of 30 or more crew members including stewardesses, engineers, mates, deckhands, scuba dive masters, and the like.
There are also two sub categories of yacht charters:
Un-inspected passenger yachts. Also known as 6-packs which are so named because they carry only six or fewer passengers. All captains start out by getting their "six-pack" licence.[1]
6-pack yachts are great for smaller groups of six or less, and these yachts have a variety of types and sizes. For example, six packs can be sailing yachts, fishing boats, or power yachts and anything in between. While this type of charter is the least expensive of the two, you will still need a licensed captain, or skipper with you at all times. On six-pack charters you can choose your menue and the type of cruise you wish to take be it bay sailing or an ocean voyage.
Inspected passenger ships. Inspected charters are designed to carry groups large than six passengers. These charter vessels can range from large sailing yachts to dinner cruise ships. These charters are designed to carry up to several hundred passengers. Inspected vessels can offer many different features that an un-inspected passenger yacht can not. Features like catering, live music, or a DJ are available on these larger ships.
Several factors determine the cost of a charter, including the size of the yacht, its age, its pedigree, the number of crew, and the destination.

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