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The Ultimate Guide to Bareboating in the Whitsundays

By on June 30th, 2017

Note from the boss: This fantastic article by Chelsea just highlights how wonderful our staff are, from the first phone call to the final goodbye. I can’t thank the team enough for their amazing attitude and dedication to making every holiday the “best holiday ever”. Whether you have a lot of experience, or none at all, we can help make bareboating a reality for you. If you think this is something you might like to try, just contact our amazing team for some friendly advice. 

How to go bareboating in The Whitsundays

Excerpt from guest blogger: CHELSEA HAUSCHKA on June 30, 2017  who charter our new Nautitech Open 46 in May 2017. 

“Get this: The Whitsundays is the only place in the world where you can rent a multi-million-dollar sailing yacht without a licence.

Think that’s crazy? I did, too.

But the thought of gliding through the turquoise waters of the Whitsundays on my own yacht, flitting from one tropical island to the next, snorkelling at secluded bays and determining the course of my own adventure, at my own pace, left me wondering how difficult it could be.

Possessed by an urge to road-test the whole ‘no licence, little experience required’ concept of bareboating (I had neither) and to prove to my soon-to-be-30-self that I was still just as adventurous as in my early 20s (but with a lot more style), I decided to book a bareboating holiday in the Whitsundays. Together with seven of my friends, we set sail with Whitsunday Escape and had one of the best holidays yet.

And it turns out, sailing the Whitsundays is easier than you think. So don’t wait as long as I did and follow this step-by-step guide to booking your bareboating holiday in the Whitsundays.”

Read the whole article here

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