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The Mediterranean is one of the most beautiful places on earth, featuring a rich history and vibrant culture. With breath taking cities, stunning islands and beautiful beaches amongst its many treasures, the Mediterranean is truly enchanting. If you really want to explore the charm of the Mediterranean, there is no better way than a luxury yacht charter. You can sit and back and enjoy the serene waters of the Aegean, Adriatic, Ionian and Tyrrhenian seas, while you feast your eyes on magnificent islands like Corsica, Sardinia and Malta. The experience is nothing short of magical
Along the Italian coast, you can stumble along the beautiful ruins of Pompeii, which stands as a testament to ancient Rome and Italy’s magnificent past. You can also set foot on the breathtaking Amalfi Coast or drop by the serene fishing village of Portofino. Keep in mind to drop by such fine destinations as Anzio, Capri and Sicily. The French Rivera, on the other hand, features more than 30 magnificent harbors and over 3000 excellent restaurants. If you want to immerse your taste buds in culinary paradise, then this is definitely the place to be. In addition, you can drop by the wonderful cities of Cannes, Nice and Monaco, amongst others. While a yacht charter is the finest way to get around in the area, it is very important that you get all the finer details in order.
Before you make plans to visit the Mediterranean, keep in mind that the best times of the year for a yacht charter are April to May and September to October. It?s always best to try and make reservations as early as possible if you want to book a charter during these periods. Booking early also allows charter companies to properly prepare the vessels and crews.
Once you have an idea of how much you are willing to spend its time to find a good yacht charter service. If you have never hired a yacht-charter service before then its best to choose a charter broker who has a proven record of service. Any yacht broker that you choose must be thoroughly familiar with details such as the yacht type, service, crews, charter routes, sailing conditions, etc. The motto is simple: a well-informed yacht broker is a good yacht broker.
Once you have a good charter service in your sights, then go ahead and work on your budget. If you do your research properly and make the proper arrangements, you can enjoy a wonderful vacation for a decent price. The most important thing to do would be to finalize your guest list in advance because then you will have a better idea of the type of yacht, catering service and other arrangements that are needed. Also, make a note of even the smallest expenses, so that you do not lose track of the total cost.
Finally, you can choose your yacht for the occasion. Generally, if you have a larger crowd, then you ought to go for a larger yacht and vice versa. To properly decide on the yacht and the service required you need to do your research, finalize your guest list, and compute your budget. Therefore, do not so set about choosing the yacht at the very beginning. If you need any gear for fishing, diving or some other activity, make sure to notify the yacht broker in advance.
A yacht charter will probably give you the finest vacation experience in the Mediterranean with unparalleled comfort and sheer thrill, so go ahead and start making your plans today
Motor Boat & Yachting’s boat report on the new Sunseeker 68 Sport Yacht. See the full report in the April 2014 issue of the magazine.
Motor Boat & Yachting boat reports sponsored by http://www.pantaenius.co.uk
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