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Check List for First Time Sailors
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Check List for First Time Sailors

You've finally organized the boat holiday you've been dreaming of for years. Your route is set, your crew is ready, everyone is very excited… Since you will be on the boat for the first time, and, you have great expectations.

Additional Expenses for Boat Rental
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Additional Expenses for Boat Rental

You may always have other expenses during your sea vacation besides the boat rental fee. Some of these are compulsory but some are optional to make your holiday more enjoyable and more comfortable. One of the most important features that GotoSailing.com offers in addition to her rich boat portfolio, is that you will not face surprise costs.

10 Questions to Ask When Chartering a Skippered Sailing Holiday
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10 Questions to Ask When Chartering a Skippered Sailing Holiday

You definitely do not need a skipper’s license when renting a boat for your sailing holiday. By the way, even if you have a skipper’s license, you may want to go ahead and hire a local skipper to give you a hand and help you out on the yacht. Once you get a taste of sailing, you cannot give it up. Being a skipper on a yacht comes with a lot of responsibilities: steering, sailing, anchoring, berthing, ensuring the safety of the crew on the boat, perhaps determining the route in an unfamiliar sailing area...

Rent a sailing yacht, motor boat or catamaran for the best prices online
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Rent a sailing yacht, motor boat or catamaran for the best prices online

Yacht Charter / Boat Rental Has Never Been This Easy! The world's simplest boat rental platform is GotoSailing.com. Let's explain how...

You don’t have a sailing license?
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You don’t have a sailing license?

That’s great! Even if you have no license and no experience on the sea, you can still rent a Nicols boat and enjoy the inland waterways of France. Everyone can sail a Nicols boat with a short training given on the day they start the trip. These boats are famous for their simplicity and maneuverability, plus they have everything you would ask for in a luxury boat. And don’t forget that you’re not alone: about 80 percent of all boat renters on the French waterways are non-licensed people like you! Rest assured that you’ll have your first experience as a captain in a very safe way…

Sailing with a Young Crew
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Sailing with a Young Crew

Ready to set sail for a safe and fun holiday with kids? Parents often worry that children will feel restricted in the limited area onboard, be unhappy, and ruin everyone’s holiday. The truth is, however, children love being on the boat! No matter what their age is, what an adult sees as the ‘little space’ onboard is actually a playground for kids, with a vast garden which is the sea. Children naturally fit into an active holiday on the boat, you only need to take the safety precautions and be prepared for the kids’ needs.

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