While dreaming about your sailing holiday, we are aware that uncertainty with the current pandemic is the biggest obstacle to move forward and plan your next sailing holiday. We've gathered some operators across the Mediterranean which have flexible booking policies that gives you a stress-free reservation in case of a COVID-19 related restriction.
Bareboats, Sailor's Stuff, Life Aboard
If your research has led you to this article, it means you love to be on a boat. In fact, you probably have already began dreaming about owning a boat. Surely this is a big and costly decision, so it is better to think thoroughly about it. You may consult to your friends but be prepared to get confused because everyone will suggest something different. Some may say “the best boat is a rental boat” while others may argue “for the love of a boat, not haggle about the price, just buy the boat”. Depending on the perspective, both suggestions seem reasonable, don’t you think? What matters on deciding are your conditions and your life. For the right decision, let’s think about all the pros and cons.
Destination, Sailor's Stuff, Life Aboard
We’ve all been through a very tough year. Uncertainty and anxiety are the best two words to describe last year. Losses, quarantine, social distancing used up us. The only good outcome of this suffering is that it helped us to understand what really matters the most. To cherish our beloved ones, to not live for working but to work for living, to invest in good memories rather than things we’ll never use, just to name a few. Another outcome of 2020 is we’re now aware that our soul can be healed and renewed with nature focused holidays, not with mass tourism.
Sailor's Stuff, Life Aboard
“Will I be able to sleep on the boat at nights?” is a very common question for first time sailors. Especially, for the ones who don’t feel comfortable anywhere other than their own beds, getting seasick on a boat or have trouble sleeping. On the other hand, don’t forget that there are many people who can’t sleep well on their home but they can be sound asleep on a boat and start the day vigorously. Yes, it is normal to feel uneasy about sleeping on a boat but be open minded; you might get the best sleep of your life on the boat.
Even if you travel all around Greece, you don’t really get the taste of the Greek way of life if you haven’t been on a boat trip, ‘island hopping’ from one isle to the next. Just pick a nice yacht charter boat and set yourself free in the magic world of the Greek Islands.
Observing underwater with a snorkel relaxes you, and at the same time it awakens your senses and mind. You can easily bring your snorkel, swim mask and flippers along, or buy them from the place you go, and they will let you in to another world. And if you’ve rented a boat in Croatia, you can easily get to some great points for snorkeling.
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