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Yacht charter: what most people don't know...
Yacht charter: what most people don't know...

Yacht charter: what most people don’t know…

27 April 2023

Here are 30 interesting facts about yacht charter that most people don’t know.

  1. Yacht charter brokers can assist with everything from finding the right yacht to securing travel arrangements and activities.
  2. Most luxury yachts only carry 12 passengers, by law.
  3. Some yacht charters offer spa treatments and massages on board.
  4. Yachts can be chartered in almost any destination around the world, from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean to the South Pacific.
  5. Chartering a yacht can be more cost-effective than owning one, as it eliminates the need for maintenance, storage, and crew expenses.
  6. Yacht charters can range from small sailboats to catamaran or even mini-cruise ships.
  7. Some yacht charters offer all-inclusive packages that include meals, drinks, and activities.
  8. Yacht charters are popular for corporate events and team-building activities.
  9. Yacht charters offer personalized itineraries based on guests’ preferences and interests.
  10. Yacht charters can be booked for different durations, from a few days to several weeks.
  11. Some yacht charters offer guided tours and excursions to explore the local culture and attractions.
  12. Yacht charters can be customized to include specific amenities and equipment, such as Jacuzzis, helipads, and water toys.
  13. Yacht charters offer a unique way to experience different destinations, from secluded beaches to bustling cities.
  14. Yacht charters offer onboard chefs who can prepare gourmet meals based on guests’ dietary requirements and preferences.
  15. Yacht charters can be eco-friendly, with some yachts featuring sustainable energy sources and practices.
  16. Some yacht charters offer educational programs and activities, such as marine biology and ecology workshops.
  17. Yacht charters can be a romantic way to celebrate special occasions, such as anniversaries and honeymoons.
  18. Some yacht charters offer onboard entertainment, such as movie theaters and music systems.
  19. Yacht charters can provide a level of privacy and exclusivity that is hard to find in other types of accommodation.
  20. Some yacht charters offer pet-friendly options, so guests can bring their furry friends along for the ride.
  21. Some yacht charters offer private islands as part of their itinerary, where guests can enjoy secluded beaches and lush landscapes.
  22. Yacht charters can be a great way to bond with family and friends, as they offer a shared experience and quality time together.
  23. Some yacht charters offer onboard fitness facilities, such as gyms, jacuzzi and yoga studios.
  24. Yacht charters can be used for special events, such as weddings and anniversaries.
  25. Some yacht charters offer on-board photography services to capture guests’ experiences and memories.
  26. Some yacht charters offer onboard medical facilities and services, such as first aid and emergency response.
  27. Yacht charters can be booked for specific events, such as yacht races and regattas.
  28. Some yacht charters offer onboard wine tastings and other culinary experiences.
  29. Yacht charters can be used for business meetings and conferences, with onboard facilities for presentations and meetings.
  30. Some yacht charters offer onboard libraries and reading rooms.

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About the author: Remi van der Deure – French Riviera Charter broker.


I am the senior Yacht Charter Broker at Charterminute, a well-known yacht charter boutique in Antibes.

I have served in the yacht charter industry for over 15 years and have gained a strong reputation among my clients, as evidenced by consistent 5-star ratings on Google Reviews and TripAdvisor.

My specialty is organizing corporate yacht charters for startups and large companies during popular events like the Cannes Lions Festival, MIPIM, TFWA, and MIPCOM.

I am also proud to be a member of esteemed yacht broker associations, e-MYBA and ECPY, demonstrating my unwavering commitment to providing exceptional yacht charter services and memorable experiences in the French Riviera.

You can contact me directly at +33 (0)662.465.991 or

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