Frequently asked questions

No. Many operators will ask you to charter for a week, usually Saturday to Saturday, but this is most rigid during high season in the Mediterranean for "sleep aboard" charters.
Tipping is purely voluntary and the source of endless debate. If you do decide that you want to tip the captain - if they've been professional, helpful, gracious, etc - then it's customary to pay 5% to 15% of the total charter amount before you leave the boat on the last day.
A bareboat is simply a boat that is rented without crew or skipper - you will need to skipper and navigate it yourself.
It differs everywhere therefore get in contact for a better answer! Generally speaking if you're chartering a power boat, you'll need a day skipper license (theory and practice).

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Does my charter need to be a week long?

No. Many operators will ask you to charter for a week, usually Saturday to Saturday, but this is most rigid during high season in the Mediterranean for "sleep aboard" charters.

Do I have to tip the captain/crew, and if so what's the normal amount?

Tipping is purely voluntary and the source of endless debate. If you do decide that you want to tip the captain - if they've been professional, helpful, gracious, etc - then it's customary to pay 5% to 15% of the total charter amount before you leave the boat on the last day.

What's a bareboat charter?

A bareboat is simply a boat that is rented without crew or skipper - you will need to skipper and navigate it yourself.

Do I need certification if I charter bareboat?

It differs everywhere therefore get in contact for a better answer! Generally speaking if you're chartering a power boat, you'll need a day skipper license (theory and practice).

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