BAREBOAT SAILING WITH TOP YACHT
DARE TO GO BARE
For experienced sailors, monohull yachts and catamarans are available worldwide. Bareboat charters are for those independent sailors who want to sail at their own pace, following their own route.
Start and end bases and dates are fixed, and one-way charters are sometimes possible. For sailors with previous flotilla sailing experience, the freedom of bareboating comes as a pleasant surprise. After an initial briefing, your time is your own. If you are not sure whether you have enough experience to take a bareboat charter, contact us for advice: we may suggest you take a skipper for a few days to help you.
OTHER WAYS TO SAIL
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We had a fantastic week on The Bali 4.1 and I think you may be right about, “Once on a cat you never go back…” We found ourselves moored one night next to last years 45ft monohull and, while there was no doubt which would win a beauty contest and a purist sailing contest, were so glad to be purring in acres of space on the cat.
Istion were very efficient, friendly and helpful at every stage. Very grateful to you and them for letting us postpone the charter for two years running due to COVID. It was definitely a case of third-time lucky. Always a pleasure dealing with Top Yacht. We’ll be back.
My mate Richard, who recommended you in the first place, will be in touch soon to discuss another booking for us both!
I have to add that MG were so easy to deal with, really good little set up there! And would definitely use them again… it's their people that made all the difference and it was a very small and manageable marina, none of your Lefkas scrums - much preferred and your bang into the sailing area.
The village is really ‘Greek’ and a great place to stay for a few days prior or post, you may want to do a deal with the Villas Balatsouras owners, it’s a cut above for sure!
Thanks again, ping for next year!
Many thanks for your email. We had a great holiday aboard 'Foxy'.
Esra was extremely helpful - contacting us when high winds were forecast [ although in the end, they didn't materialise !] as well as helping to book a berth in Gocek Marina and then notifying us there was a 2-hour wait for refuelling on Friday! It was great knowing she was available if needed. Ibrahim, the boat owner was also extremely helpful, especially on the last day when we needed to check out / disembark promptly due to an evening flight. We would have no hesitation in recommending them both as well as your company.
We had a great time - more enjoyable sailing than Antigua (although we didn’t sail much due to the lack of wind). Tobago Cays is rather special.
Davide was a very good base manager - a huge difference from Dream last year and I would definitely go back again. As for the boat, the extra size plus water maker and generator made a big difference to the trip. I’m not sure about charter plans next year but will get in touch as and when.