After 50 years at sea, The Moorings has established its reputation as the world’s premier yacht charter company. Their award-winning charter fleet now includes more than 400 yachts in 20+ destinations across the globe. Whether it’s a self-skippered monohull; a Sail catamaran with a skipper at the helm; a high-performance Power catamaran or a Crewed yacht with a captain and chef—The Moorings is here to make your time on the water truly unforgettable.
If you would like to leave the helm to your professional Captain and take delight in the culinary pleasures of your private Chef, then a Moorings Crewed Yacht Charter is perfect for you. The utmost in personal service, premier yachts, and a deeply rejuvenating experience awaits you with the promise of memories that will last a lifetime. Every hour in paradise is yours to spend swimming, snorkeling, and relaxing at your own pace.
This all-inclusive experience not only provides you with a Captain and Chef, but all watertoys, food, snacks, drinks and cocktails are included as well. Your crew’s excellent local knowledge will ensure you discover all the best places to go, at the best times to go there. Read more to see what is included on your Crewed Yacht Charter.
If you have sailed or boated previously, even if you have not spent much time as captain, you will likely qualify to charter one of our yachts. An understanding of basic seamanship, boat handling and navigation is all that is required for a yacht charter in many of our locations. No formal certification is required for most regions. By completing our Sailing or Boating Resume and submitting it online, we will immediately inform you what size yacht you qualify to sail with us and which destinations are appropriate for your experience. Formal Qualifications are required for our destinations in the Mediterranean and in Belize. Please see the links to the right to learn more.
We will ensure you are completely comfortable before you leave the dock. Prior to departure, you will receive a detailed Charter Briefing on your cruising area and a full Yacht Orientation aboard your yacht on its operation and equipment. If you wish, we will even provide you with a complimentary Moorings “Friendly Skipper” who will join you for up to a half-day on the first day of your trip at no additional cost.
A charter with the option of a Moorings Skipper is an excellent choice if you have never chartered before, want to book a yacht that’s larger than you’re comfortable handling, or simply want more time for rest and relaxation.You can still charter the yacht of your dreams — with a little help. Leave the work and responsibility to your Skipper, or choose to take the helm under the Skipper’s guidance. With years of cruising experience and a wealth of local knowledge, our Skippers are the ideal guides to your cruising area.
In the British Virgin Islands, you don’t have to charter an entire Crewed Yacht to enjoy the amenities of our Crewed Yacht Charters. Our By-the-Cabin Charter packages, booked by the cabin, and are ideal for couples and singles alike.