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Choosing a charter yacht

Anticipating your sailing vacation is great fun, yet choosing the right charter yacht might almost be as difficult as finding a reliable charter company or selecting that ideal sailing area in Greece or in Turkey.
To select that perfect boat you will need to look at the following criteria:
Maximum Standing Heights
 Monohull Yacht Types Metres Feet
 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 34 1.85 6' 1"
 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 36 1.90 6' 3"
 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 40 1.95 6' 5"
 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 45 1.90 6' 3"
 Beneteau Oceanis 321 1.85 6' 1"
 Beneteau Oceanis 351 1.95 6' 5"
 Beneteau Oceanis 393 2.00 6' 7"
 Beneteau Oceanis 461 2.00 6' 7"
 Bavaria 34 1.88 6' 2"
 Bavaria 36 1.94 6' 4"
 Bavaria 44 1.95 6' 5"
 Bavaria 47 2.00 6' 7"
 Ocean Star 461 1.95 6' 5"
 Ocean Star 495 1.95 6' 5"
 Ocean Star 512 2.00 6' 7"
 Catamaran Yacht Types    
 Athena 38 1.90 6' 3"
 Lagoon 38 1.90 6' 3"
 Lagoon 410 2.00 6' 7"
Maximum speeds
 Yacht length in Feet Yacht length in Metres Knots
 30 9.14 7.34
 35 10.67 7.93
 40 12.19 8.47
 45 13.71 8.99
 50 15.24 9.48
 55 16.76 9.94
 60 18.29 10.38
 65 19.81 10.80
 70 21.34 11.21

 
Sailing resources
 Charter guide :

 Assisted bareboats
 Bareboat requirements
 Choosing a charter yacht
 Catamarans & monohulls
 Prevent seasickness
 Greek sailing areas
 When to sail in Greece
 Yacht charter provisioning
 Itineraries Ionian
 Itineraries Argo-Saronic
 Itineraries Cyclades
 Itineraries Dodecanese
 One-way itineraries
 Flights & ferries
 Last minutes & budget
 Sailing between Greece & Turkey
 Greek chart terms
 Greek fishing techniques
 Climate graphs Athens
 Climate graphs Bodrum

Greece :

Ionian Islands
Dodecanese Islands
Cyclades Islands
Northern Sporades
Peloponnese – Athens
Top 10 islands

Yacht charter companies
 
Tower of winds
Acropolis
Olympia
Turkey :

Izmir – Bodrum
Bodrum – Marmaris
Marmaris – Fethiye
Fethiye – Antalya
9 May 2013
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