As it’s known boats are the sea vehicles which are made from carbon fiber, fiber glass, steel, aluminum, polyester and wood. There are many different types of boats regarding to their usage purpose. Motor yachts, sail boats, catamarans and gulets are the ones that are used for entertainment purposes.a. Motor Yacht
Motoryachts with have high speed are very good options for the ones who like speed and adrenalin. In addition, the ones who have limited time prefer motoryachts as they are fast. Motoryachts which are mostly preferred by the ones who like the comfort, are one of the best alternatives to go around the Mediterranean shores. They address to all tastes, with different numbers of cabins, length and equipments. Motoryachts, which equipped with modern marine system, are generally rented with the crew.b. Sail Boat
Sailboat is the name for the water vehicles the ships, which travel with the benefit of the wind by stretching thick canvas on the poles. Opposite of the ones who like speed and adrenalin, sailboat is a good option for the ones who like a peaceful holiday within the nature. The ones who prefer to rent sailboats could enjoy the sun and sea fully with peace and silence. Sailboats are mostly preferred by people who like to sport, and be within the nature. It is also possible to reach high speeds with the sail boats, and events like sailboat races can be organized. However, details like speeding up, arranging the sails regarding to the wind require knowledge about the boat’s technical details, it needs much more effort and knowledge than motor yachts.c. Gulet
Gulet is a sail boat with two poles and it is the most preferred boat type for blue voyages especially in Turkey. Because of their wide chambers, they offer a comfortable living space. Gulets are rented with the crew, captain, chef, and servants who keep company to voyagers throughout their holiday.d. Catamaran
Catamarans are double cased, and they are designed for a comfortable blue voyage with a wide living room and a well deck. They have a wide inner space and their living room and chambers are very spacious. In addition, as they are double cased, they do not get affected from the waves and they do not careen as much as the other boats while they are sailing.Things to Take into Consideration While Selecting a Boat
- It is very critical to set the budget correctly like the rest of the holiday types. You need to learn which facilities are included in the price, and ask who will be responsible for the taxes and port expenses especially if you will go to foreign countries.
- What kind of boat you would like to rent? It is possible to have a blue voyage with sailboats, gulets, catamarans and motoryachts. You can decide regarding to your budget, to how many people will attend the trip, and to other criterias (speed, comfort, silence etc.) We once more want to mention that gulets are the most suitable boat types for blue voyages in Turkey.
- There are two ways to rent a boat, with or without the crew. Renting the boat with the crew is more expensive but, as the crew provides all your needs, you can have a more comfortable holiday. It is important to gain information regarding the crew in advance. Additionally you can increase the number of the staff if it is necessary.
- Another point to pay attention is the age and the history of the boat. Younger boats are more ideal as they are safer.