Whether your children are very young or more adventurous
teenagers, a crewed yacht charter offers a safe environment
and plenty of entertainment for everyone.
crews specialise in family vacations and have had a
lot of experience with children. This means that they
understand the level of care and attention they need
to keep them amused as well as putting together special
children’s menues if required.
Whilst the crew aren’t babysitters (as they’ll already
have their hands full looking after everyone) they will
be happy to take the children snorkelling or kneeboarding
and make sure that the whole family has a great time.
Many families bring a nanny with them on the larger
The minimum age varies from yacht to yacht, but most
require that children are ‘watersafe’ and will take
children from 6yrs old.
are particularly well suited for families. They offer
an enormous amount of relative space and it’s very easy
to get in and out of the water from the back transome
steps – an important consideration for the very young
or more senior family members. They also don’t heel
when under way providing a stable platform and comfortable
recommend that chartering a catamaran in the British
Virgin Islands is the ideal way for most families to
enjoy a crewed yacht charter. The sailing is very sheltered
and you don’t have to sail for more than an hour or
so before you reach your next destination (although
sails can be longer if you choose).
The water is also very clear making snorkelling trips
a magical experience for anyone.
and older children will also have plenty to entertain
them. As well as snorkelling gear, most crewed yachts
have an enormous range of water toys from kneeboards to
wakeboards, waterskiis and doughnuts. There is also plenty
to do ashore on most of the islands you’ll visit.