Archive for August 2018

Some tips to have a good understanding and pleasure of Using Yachts

Specify to the owner of the yacht the numbers of people you think invite on board the yacht to be sure that the yacht will be in order according to the safety criteria.

  • Ask what kind of fuel the yacht requires, in case a refueling is needed when using the yacht.
  • Find out if the navigation area you plan to use
  • The navigation of late evening or night is different than the day, knowledge of navigation instruments GPS / RADAR is essential.
  • You must be able to communicate with a resource person at all times, the use of a cell phone is essential.
  • If you are not familiar with flying a yacht, ask for a competent and experienced person to pilot the yacht, why not the owner himself or an experienced captain. Do not hesitate to contact us for references concerning competent and professional captains.
  • The registration of the yacht (identification of the owner of the yacht) must be on board yacht as well as its proof of insurance, discuss with the owner of the aspect marine insurance concerning this type of hiring.
  • The reference site for navigation in USA territory:
  • Knowledge of the weather is essential, have on hand tools (cell, tablet or other) so you can be informed of weather conditions at all times.
  • Take for granted that unless otherwise noted, rentals do not include fuel, beverages, food and marinas costs (when traveling) and any other expenses associated with your travel.
  • Discuss the responsibility of each one concerning the appearance of anomaly (s) caused or not by your use, if the hiring is interrupted by an anomaly, what are the clauses provided for this purpose.
  • Who takes care of the cleaning of the yacht on return, this should be part of the lease.

Small advice to sell your pleasure yacht:

Please specify the type of yacht, its version, year of launching, shipyard, category of navigation, modifications made, options (road trailer, launching, engine, equipment, berth, etc. its home port, and the safety equipment on board. Do not forget to indicate the price (determining in the choice of offers), your telephone numbers, fax or e-mail, and indicate the case where to get information, which are essential elements.


It may be interesting, especially for a series yacht to mention the elements that can make the difference to other “competing” yachts. Presence of radar, electronic card reader, recent anti-osmosis treatment etc. is to be mentioned.


In the same way, it is stimulating for the prospective purchaser to claim the possibility of a berth, wintering or mooring, even temporarily.

The inventory of the yacht an indispensable asset:

A very good approach is to specify “inventory on demand”, having prepared a complete and accurate document. Attach one or more photos of the yacht to this inventory when it is sent to its contacts, to improve the scope of this essential document that can be added to the sales contract.

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