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Cemre O.

Aug 2023

Çok yardımcı ve ilgililerdi. Keyifli ve sorunsuz geçirdik teşekkürler

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Elena Ö.
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Elena Ö.

Turkey / Orhaniye

Onur K.

Sep 2023

Yelken performansı olsun genel konforu olsun güzel bir tekne. Teknenin yanına gittiğimizde bizi karşılayan ve destek veren harika bir ekibe sahipler. Gelecek yıllarda görüşmek üzere.

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Candan T.
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Candan T.

Turkey / Gocek

Gülçin S.

Sep 2022

Güzel bir deneyimdi teşekkür ederiz.

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Elena Ö.
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Elena Ö.

Turkey / Fethiye

Anıl T.

Sep 2022

çok memnun kaldık

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Burçin Ö.
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Burçin Ö.

Turkey / Orhaniye

TUNCA G.

Oct 2023

Güze bir deneyimdi teşekkürler.

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Elena Ö.
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Elena Ö.

Turkey / Fethiye

Ömercan Y.

Aug 2021

Nice boat

Sedef P.
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Sedef P.

Turkey / Orhaniye

Erdem K.

Jul 2022

The charter company was very professional and we were satisfied with the boat and the service. We had a battery problem which was not predictable by the charter company, but they immediately reached us and quickly provided solution. Everything was nice, thank you.

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Greece / Nikiti - Chalkidiki

Mehmet T.

Jul 2023

Skradin limanindan tekneyi aldik, yeni guzel ve temizligine ozen gosterilmisti. Tekne sahibi ve yardimcisi sempatikti. Her ihtimale karsi goremedigimiz hasar olabilir ihtimaline goz onune alarak tekneyi telefonumuzla video cekimi yaptik. Tekne tesliminde herhangi bir sorun yasamadik, 1-2 bardak kirilmasina ragmen verdigimiz depositodan herhangi bir kesinti yapilmadi.Skradin bolgesinden tekne kiralayan kisilere onerebilirim.

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Mihai B.
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Mihai B.

Croatia / Skradin

TUNCA T.

Aug 2023

I was very pleased with the company. Everything was very professional. The boat had a few issues due to its age, but other than that, there were no problems. Thank you.

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Greece / Kos

Mehmet Z.

Aug 2022

Tekne donanım olarak yeterliydi. Kaptansız kiralama gerçekleştirdik. Tekne ekibi tekneye binmeden karşılama ve bilgilendirme konusunda yardımcı oldu.

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Burçin Ö.
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Burçin Ö.

Turkey / Orhaniye

Chartering a Bareboat

Chartering a bareboat presents an opportunity to experience the beauty of the seas, lakes, and rivers at your own pace. Unplanned stops, swimming bays only a few people know, a fishing village with its unique cuisine - they all can be a part of your personal journey when you opt for a bareboat charter or a bareboat rental. Opting for a bareboat, be it hourly, daily, or weekly, grants you complete control over your itinerary. This luxury and the freedom to roam at your heart's content, with overnight accommodation on your private vessel, is just a few clicks away with viravira.co.

What are the popular destinations and routes for bareboat charter?

From the azure waters of the Mediterranean to the secluded archipelagos in Southeast Asia, bareboat charters offer endless route possibilities. If you plan to rent a bareboat 'near me', why not explore your local waterways first? However, if international sailing destinations call your name, consider the following beloved routes.


The glorious islands of Greece top the list, with Crete, Mykonos, and Rhodes offering magnificent views and breezy conditions. Procuring a bareboat for rental here is a no-brainer.


Spain’s Balearic Islands, best visited between April to October, is another renowned bareboat route worth considering. The waters of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Formentera paint a perfect picture of tranquility.


The 'wind of the gods' blowing over the French Riviera, especially around the months of July and August, invites sailors from across the globe. The Amalfi Coast in Italy, with Positano and Capri on its map, presents an ideal route for bareboats for charter.


On the other side of the Atlantic, the Caribbean islands, particularly the Virgin Islands, St. Lucia, and Grenada, provide an unmatched sailing experience. In the Pacific, a bareboat charter to the stunning Whitsunday Islands of Australia won't disappoint. While these are only a few, virtually every corner of the globe has enticing waters to offer for your bareboat adventures.

What is the best time to charter a bareboat?

Chartering a bareboat is a year-round possibility with the Earth's diverse climate zones. A broad way to look at the best time for a bareboat charter is to aim for the local shoulder seasons. These periods, which fall between peak seasons and off seasons, offer a balance between good weather, fewer crowds, and reasonable rates.


For instance, the Mediterranean sees its best sailing climate from May to October, with the shoulder months of May, June, September, and October offering slightly calmer seas and lesser crowds. The Caribbean is alluring throughout the year, but be wary of hurricane season, which runs from June through November.


Ultimately, local weather tendencies, budget, and personal preferences play a significant role in determining the right time to charter a bareboat.

What license do I need to charter a bareboat?

While planning to charter a bareboat, it's crucial to be mindful of licensing and experience requirements, which can vary by destination. Most frequently, a sailing resume displaying your capabilities holds more significance than formal paperwork. However, destinations like Croatia and Greece mandate an International Certificate of Competence (ICC) or an equivalent national certificate.


A VHF license, permitting the use of a ship's radio station, is another common requirement. And, in case of navigating inland waters of Europe, an ICC for inland waters or a CEVNI test certificate proves necessary. We, at viravira.co, provide detailed information about what paperwork will be needed for your specific journey.

What to pack for a bareboat charter?

Packing for a bareboat charter is an art. Space is a luxury, thus taking along only the essentials is key. Begin with suitable clothing - bring lightweight apparel for the day and warmer layers for evenings. A waterproof and windproof jacket is an absolute must.
A comprehensive first-aid kit, prescriptions and other medications, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat are important. Don't forget your swimwear and towels. Reef-friendly sun block and insect repellent can help protect you and the environment. For entertainment, pack as per your interest - fishing gear, a good read, board games, or water sports equipment. Last but not least, include passport, appropriate licenses, payment cards, and local currency. Remember, with a bareboat charter, you have the freedom to curate your journey as you wish. Ready to embark on an unforgettable sailing adventure? Find the perfect bareboat for rental on viravira.co and set sail!

Good to Know about Bareboat Charters Near Me

Number of yachts 7,944 boats available
Number of gulets 2 gulets available
Number of sailboats 5,197 sailboats available
Number of catamarans 2,096 catamarans available
Number of motor yachts 106 motor yachts available
Number of motorboats 526 motorboats available
Minimum Price $ 70 per day
Maximum Price $ 8,767 per day
Average Price $ 751 per day
ManufacturersYacht, Beneteau, Jeanneau, Fountaine Pajot, Bavaria, De Drait, Northman, Hanse, Ascend, Bali
Average length13.02 m (42.72 ft)
Average sleeping capacity8.86
Average cruise capacity9.12
Number of reviews29

Frequently Asked Questions about Bareboat Rentals Near Me

How many bareboat are available for charter?

There are 7,944 bareboats of various sizes.

How much does it cost to charter a bareboat?

The cost to charter a bareboat is typically between $70 and $8,767 per day, with an average daily price of $751.

Private charter with overnight accommodation

The price range for bareboat rental with overnight accommodation is typically between $70 and $8,767 per night, with an average price of $756.

Private hourly & daily charter without overnight accommodation

The price range for bareboat rental without overnight accommodation is typically between $116 and $6,226 per day, with an average price of $639.

How much does it cost to rent a bareboat for a week?

The cost to charter a bareboat is typically between $491 and $61,368 per week, with an average weekly price of $5,292.

What are the popular bareboat brands?

Popular brands are: Yacht, Beneteau, Jeanneau, Fountaine Pajot, Bavaria, De Drait, Northman, Hanse, Ascend, Bali.

What are the popular bareboat models?

Popular models are: Lagoon 42, Bavaria Cruiser 46, Lagoon 46 , Oceanis 46.1, Lagoon 40, Sun Odyssey 440, Sun Odyssey 410, Oceanis 51.1, Bavaria Cruiser 41, Oceanis 40.1.

What are the dining options on board a bareboat?

On a bareboat, guests have the option to either purchase their own food supplies or have the boat owner/crew acquire the supplies for them. When there is a crew on board, they typically take care of the cooking. For more information about meal options, please review the listing details.

What is the average number of cabins on a bareboat?

The average number of cabins on a bareboat is 3.96. For larger groups, there are bareboats with up to 8 cabins available for charter as well.

What is the average sleeping capacity on a bareboat?

Sleeping capacity ranges from 1 to 15 persons, with an average capacity of 8.86 persons.

What is the average cruising capacity on a bareboat?

Cruising capacity ranges from 1 to 30 persons, with an average capacity of 9.12 persons.

What are the popular amenities onboard?

Popular services are: Autopilot, Bimini Top, Navigation Chart, Refrigerator, 12V / 220V Inverter, Cockpit Cushion, CD Player, Bow Thruster, Life Jackets.

How much does a skipper cost per day?

The cost of hiring a skipper can vary depending on the destination and the boat's owner. You can anticipate an average daily rate of $209 for a skipper.

What are the popular bareboat charter locations or nearby?

Popular locations: Athens, Lefkada, Sukošan, Corfu, Lavrion.

Summary of Cost of Bareboat Charters Near Me

With overnight accomodationMin. price per dayAvg. price per dayMax. price per day
Gulet 2,458 $ 2,887 $ 4,060 $
Sailboat 70 $ 580 $ 6,789 $
Catamaran 247 $ 1,134 $ 7,477 $
Motor Yacht 202 $ 1,720 $ 8,767 $
Motorboat 115 $ 740 $ 3,500 $
Without overnight accomodationMin. price per dayAvg. price per dayMax. price per day
Sailboat 122 $ 420 $ 1,644 $
Catamaran 311 $ 1,034 $ 5,105 $
Motor Yacht 2,703 $ 4,244 $ 6,226 $
Motorboat 116 $ 532 $ 2,864 $

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