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Yacht Tenders 101: Different Types and Uses

Yacht tenders come in a range of shapes and sizes and are dependent on a variety of factors, from the owners’ use of the vessel, to how large the yacht is to what activities guests wish to carry out.   Tender boats are often divided into the following categories: RIBs, Limousines, Custom Tenders, Jet Tenders, Electric […]

Yacht Professionals: How to Make the Most Out of Boat Shows

Attending a boat show can be daunting, but it can also be an excellent opportunity for yacht professionals. How can you make the most out of boat shows? What is the point of them? YATCO answers the common questions surrounding these events.   What is a Boat Show?  A boat show is an event that brings […]

How Much Does Yachting Cost? 

The cost of yachting includes a wide variety of factors. As with many luxury industries, the appeal of owning a yacht or a boat is due to its exclusivity. Yacht and boat owners pay vast sums of money for privacy, incredible yacht design, and pedigree boats to sail around the world. The price of yachts, […]

What is the Fastest Yacht in the World?

What is the fastest yacht in the world? Since the 1980s, many yacht owners and shipyards have built record-breaking boats and yachts that can achieve heart-racing speeds.   The speed of a yacht is dependent on several variables, such as the weight, number of engines and length. Lightweight boats travel much faster, so yacht hulls made […]

The Best Dive Sites in the World 2023

If you love to dive and snorkel, some of the best places in the world to explore can be reached on a boat or a yacht. Many charter and private yachts have full dive centers on board, as well as snorkeling equipment, so guests can see marine life, sharks, coral reefs, and shipwrecks all around […]

What Are the Most Expensive Sailboats Up to 78ft in the World?

What are the most expensive sailboats in the world? There is a huge amount of luxury sailboats (up to 78ft) floating on the oceans in today’s world. This article will share with you some of the most expensive sailboat brands, what influences the price of a sailboat and a selection of sailboats currently for sale […]

How To Avoid Phishing Attacks

In the modern world of technology, much of our personal data is stored in emails, online, and on our phones. A ‘Phishing Attack’ is an attempt to steal vital information (such as passwords, credit card details or bank information) or share computer viruses that can disrupt a company. It is estimated that over 80% of […]

Homeschooling On Board Your Yacht

Homeschooling children has always been a possibility for parents. However, the COVID-19 pandemic forever changed how we view working and schooling remotely. For many yacht and boat owners, it also highlighted the opportunity to travel the world while still giving their children an excellent education. Here are five tips if you’re thinking of homeschooling your children […]

Frequently Asked Questions: Yacht Fuel

For charter guests and owners of larger yachts, refueling is something that is left in the expert hands of the captain and crew. However, it’s important to understand the basics of providing fuel to boats and yachts and why this can impact the yacht’s itinerary, the price of a charter yacht, and the length of […]

Superyacht Experiences: Luxury Treasure Hunts

An adventure like no other, Luxury Treasure Hunts creates out-of-this-world productions for yachts. Guests are immersed in a fantasy world of treasure hunting while visiting some of the most beautiful yacht cruising destinations (image credit above: Tim Rees) Each experience is created by a collection of expert film and documentary producers, screenwriters, prop makers, and […]

Top 5 Reefs for Snorkeling in the Florida Keys

Being close to the water is one of the many luxuries of life on a luxury yacht. For snorkeling enthusiasts, owning a boat offers the chance to explore new, beautifully preserved, and often deserted dive sites in the furthest corners of the world. The Florida Keys is a boating haven and boasts several excellent snorkeling […]

What to Expect When Hiring Yacht Crew 

Large yachts require a crew to help operate and maintain them. Smaller vessels, somewhere around 50 or 60 feet or smaller, may be owner-operated if the owner is skilled enough, but as boats grow larger, more specialized staff are required to run the vessel with its increasingly complicated technology and equipment.  Generally, if someone is […]

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