First Time Cruisers
Perhaps you find yourself in the position that you would love to undertake a Caribbean sailing vacation, but you’re a first time cruiser /sailor? Well, Horizon Yacht Charters has the perfect solution for a first time cruiser like you!
You can charter a yacht with us and add a professional skipper to the charter. With Horizon Crewed Yacht Charters, you don’t have to be a sailor to enjoy the pleasures of setting sail and feeling the warmth of the sun as you cruise past palm fringed beaches and deserted islands. Whether you are an old salt or a first time cruiser / landlubber, looking for adventure or relaxation, dreaming of bustling ports or quiet coves, Horizon Yacht Charters will help create the perfect crewed sailing holiday.
Your skipper will take responsibility for all aspects of managing your yacht charter, including leaving the dock, cruising under power, cruising under sail, sailing, arriving at the dock, anchoring and mooring. Additionally they will instruct you and your fellow guests in yacht handling requirements as they arise.
All Horizon skippers are hugely personable, know the local waters, and are always pleased to advise on the best places to go and things to do around the islands.
You can find out more about some of our skippers here, they make all guests – first time cruisers or experienced sailors – feel welcome, comfortable and safe.
The bareboat skipper charter offers you the Caribbean sailing vacation of your dreams with the peace of mind that comes with having a professional skipper on your yacht. At the same time, why not take advantage of the opportunity to attaining some sailing qualifications? Horizon Yacht Charters is accredited by the American Sailing Association (ASA), so you can achieve a world-renowned qualification whilst enjoying the sailing vacation of a lifetime!
For the ultimate sailing vacation, you can choose a luxury crewed charter, where the yacht is your own private floating resort. Just picture the excitement of stepping on board a first class yacht and calling it your own for a week, perhaps two, or even longer – a new location every day and you never have to pack or unpack – what could be better? All cabins are equipped with full linens and towels – so you just need to pack your swimwear and sunglasses. A welcome cocktail will be waiting for you when you arrive.
A Horizon crewed yacht charter is tailored to your individual requirements; we do not have set itineraries and this means that there are no time limits on how long you stay at any location. Each day is tailored to your wishes. Every detail, the places you visit, the activities you enjoy, even the menus are all tailor-made just for you.
Whichever skippered option you choose, you’ll delight in the ever-changing daily scenery of a sailing vacation, all on-board your own floating hotel room!
We look forward to welcoming you on your Caribbean sailing vacation.