What are the sailing qualification requirements?
For bareboat charters in Greece at least one valid certificate (suitable for the chartered vessel) is compulsory. A copy of the license is required to be sent along with the booking confirmation and the original must be presented at the base before your sailing vacation begins.
In case i have no sailing licence, what can i do for chartering a yacht from you ?
Unless you want to have time to make some lessons for applying for the sailing licence, the only straightforward way is to hire a skipper.
The cost of hiring a skipper is 200 euro per day plus food and beverages. Hiring a skipper for your charter in Greece is a good way to ensure you will make the most of your sailing days. Skippers are hired by MY HOLIDAYS and every single one of them has extensive experience in cruising the greek islands as well as abroad , Our skippers are fluent in English and will be able to suggest suitable itineraries for your yachting vacation on the Greek islands, based on your wishes and preferences, but always taking under consideration the prevailing weather conditions.
What should i do during check in / check out of the yacht ?
Our personnel will be waiting for your in order to welcome you upon arrival. You will be given a comprehensive and detailed inventory of the yacht detailing where everything is. Apart of familiarization that our personnel will make to you , you will receive a detailed manual with info and tips.
The idea is to give you the chance to familiarize yourself with the yacht at your own pace. You will also be given a diver’s report and a hull damage report accompanied with an underwater video by certified diver f, which you should be checked in order to confirm that there is no grounding or other hull damages of the yacht by previous client .
On completion of yacht checking , inventory confirmation and familiarization, you will sign the acceptance report with any comments as applicable and you will be ready to sail. All paperwork for endorsing charter party by aythorities will be carried out by our staff , so the only thing that you have to remember is to take the official charter party with you. The check-in usually takes between 1 or 2 hours.
The check-out usually takes place at the last evening of your charter. A member of our staff will be there to help you moor, upon your return. You are kindly requested to inform us a couple of hours before your return. It is advisable to be back in the home port by 17:00 the day before the end of your charter, so that you can go over the yacht with our team. Please inform our base staff of any problems you may have encountered and let us know if anything was lost or damaged. This way you are helping us ensure that everything can be handled for the next charter in a timely manner. A diver will inspect the hull of the yacht and issue a report. Please bear in mind that the yacht will also need to be refueled. The check-out procedure will take up to an hour.