5 Insider Tips from the Captains

We asked our special Croatia yacht charter Captains for their best insider tips for potential guests heading to their shores.

“At Boasters Black, we often say that there is a luxury charter yacht in Croatia to suit every sailor. After all, we are in the business of playing yachting match-maker in the Adriatic, selecting the most ideal yacht + crew combination for every single one of our treasured guests. ”

Commercial director - Thomas O'Nial

Ask. Always.

Our Captains could not make this any clearer: yes, they will organize your itinerary long before you arrive, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be free to change any of the plans. At sea, nothing is set in stone! So please, don’t hold back and know that charter yacht Captains will go to great lengths to satisfy all your wishes when they can. Some things may not be within their control but, if you don’t ask, you will simply never know.

 

Rewarding charter experience

Sometimes, the crew can ‘read your mind’ but, more often than not, they cannot. Their aim is to please and deliver, and if you tell them how this can be best achieved, you will have an infinitely more rewarding charter experience.

Be flexible

The above goes both ways: many variables may make you change course. So go with the flow, trust your crew and Captain and know that your only job is to sit back, relax and thoroughly enjoy. If, for whatever reason, something cannot be done or visited, trust that your Captain will find you a spectacular alternative.

 

Unforgetable experiences

By the way, as experienced sailors so often attest: this is how new and incredible discoveries are often made on yacht charters in Croatia.

Follow rules and show respect, please

Luxury yachts are multi-million-dollar investments and usually a source of absolute pride for their owners and crew. So follow the barefoot rules and remember the crew is there to provide a service but not to serve.

Trust your Captain’s insider knowledge

With the explosion of online search habits, many guests arrive with extensive lists of everything they want to do and see during their yacht charter in Croatia.

Years of experience

The Captains all say that, given their experience, they have a greater wealth of insider knowledge of Croatian islands. So bring your list, by all means, but trust them when they tell you the other cove, is even more private and even more breathtaking.

Fight the urge to include too many things on your itinerary

It may be difficult to fight the urge to pack in every single day with a near-infinite list of activities and excursions. But fight you should.
Let our experienced Captains advise you…

“In all my years of yacht charter experiences, I find the best and most memorable experiences for guests have come from leisurely hours spent chatting, drinking, dining and just enjoying the company of their loved ones aboard the yacht. THIS is what they plan and pay for, and although it is fun to see it and do it all, it’s these quiet moments of togetherness aboard the yacht that make for the most unforgettable memories. I wish every potential guest would know that before even stepping onboard”

Ivo Zuvela

One Blue captain

Featured yachts in the area

The beauty of Croatia attracts many yacht owners as well as the yachting enthusiast, therefore it makes Croatia one of the best places offering such a wide range of yachts. 

 

NOOR II

Following an extremely successful inaugural season last year, Noor II is ready to welcome guests in the beautiful waters of Croatia during the coming summer. Her ingeniously thought-out lines bear the stamp of innovation and will undoubtedly attract gazes of admiration wherever she goes.

ONE BLUE

Designed by the world famous Frank Mulder, one Blue is synonymous with sleek lines and performance. One Blue’s sun deck is a social spot, complete with jacuzzi and a lounging area designed to enjoy a light lunch or evening cocktails.

CONTE ALBERTI

28-meter Conte Alberti is now available for the first time on the charter market. With a comfortable interior, spacious sundeck, extensive toy list and knowledgeable local crew, Conte Alberti will ensure that her charter guests will have an unforgettable experience on board!

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With decades of industry experience in the yachting and luxury travel industries, let us take away the worries of organizing your holiday from A to Z. Contact us today to start planning your trip!

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