Questions about money, what is included, additional costs, deposits etc

Pricing policy – build your package

The upfront booking price Yacht price + Transit log  = Upfront booking price If your holiday is within 40 days of the booking date, you will pay the full amount straight away. Otherwise, you can choose to pay in two installments: pay half when booking and the rest 40 [...]

Pricing policy – build your package2019-11-04T19:41:39+00:00

What is a transit log?

The transit log is a fee that the charter company applies to the boat hire. Once you have chosen your yacht or catamaran we will add the cost of the transit log on to your booking price. This will speed up the check-in process on departure day. Exactly what [...]

What is a transit log?2019-08-31T10:44:10+00:00

What does APA stand for?

APA stands for Advance Provisioning Allowance. This helps you to budget for expenses you will incur during the course of your sailing holiday. In general, we suggest allowing 20-25% APA on a standard yacht or catamaran charter. For Crewed Catamarans, the APA is usually 30% and it is handed over [...]

What does APA stand for?2019-11-08T13:36:14+00:00

Are skipper’s and hostess’s services included in price?

Monohull yachts and catamarans Once you have selected your yacht/catamaran, you will be able to choose which crew you want to bring along. If you have the necessary licences and want to be in charge and responsible, you can charter the yacht bareboat. If you prefer to be more [...]

Are skipper’s and hostess’s services included in price?2019-08-31T10:45:38+00:00

Should I tip the crew?

It is good practice to tip your crew 5-15% of the booking price. So, if service was good, tip 5% or if it was amazing, tip closer to 15% Give the gratuity at the end of the sailing holiday to your skipper and they will distribute it among the crew [...]

Should I tip the crew?2019-05-14T18:31:49+00:00

Travel Insurance

The Yacht Break does not sell or organize travel insurance. It is your responsibility to make sure that you have adequate insurance in place (in accordance with our T&Cs). Furthermore, this needs to cover you for adventurous activities, such as sailing.

Travel Insurance2019-05-14T21:31:52+00:00

Besides the charter fee, are there other costs I should budget for?

The other costs that you will need to budget for depend whether you are chartering a standard monohull yachts/catamaran or choose to take one of our elite Crewed Catamarans. Please read through the relevant section to discover what additional costs will arise during your holiday: Monohull yachts and catamarans [...]

Besides the charter fee, are there other costs I should budget for?2019-11-08T13:13:41+00:00

Which currency should I use to pay for mooring fees and other expenses?

The Croatian currency is the Kuna (HRK), therefore it should be used to pay for all services in the country*. Occasionally it is possible to pay mooring fees in Euros, but this marina specific and should be checked in advance. Cash is king in Croatia and you can find ATMs [...]

Which currency should I use to pay for mooring fees and other expenses?2018-12-19T10:41:46+00:00

Leaving a security deposit in the charter office…

Monohull yacht and catamaran The charter office will hold a security deposit, to the value stated on the yacht summary, for the duration of your sail. This is held against your credit card; they all accept Visa and MasterCard and some take AMEX. It is to protect against damage [...]

Leaving a security deposit in the charter office…2019-04-25T18:29:42+00:00