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…
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.
Covid-19 Free Boat Holiday Guide: Where can you travel in Europe? What are the travel conditions, especially without quarantine? Where Is It Safe?
We definitely deserve a good holiday. The best option to get rid of the effects of claustrophobic life that has been going on for more than a year is undoubtedly a yacht holiday. Fortunately, the borders started to re-open with the spread of vaccination. Sea symbolizing freedom is the best option for regeneration.
While dreaming about your sailing holiday, we are aware that uncertainty with the current pandemic is the biggest obstacle to move forward and plan your next sailing holiday. We've gathered some operators across the Mediterranean which have flexible booking policies that gives you a stress-free reservation in case of a COVID-19 related restriction.
Bareboats, Sailor's Stuff, Life Aboard
If your research has led you to this article, it means you love to be on a boat. In fact, you probably have already began dreaming about owning a boat. Surely this is a big and costly decision, so it is better to think thoroughly about it. You may consult to your friends but be prepared to get confused because everyone will suggest something different. Some may say “the best boat is a rental boat” while others may argue “for the love of a boat, not haggle about the price, just buy the boat”. Depending on the perspective, both suggestions seem reasonable, don’t you think? What matters on deciding are your conditions and your life. For the right decision, let’s think about all the pros and cons.
Destination, Sailor's Stuff, Life Aboard
We’ve all been through a very tough year. Uncertainty and anxiety are the best two words to describe last year. Losses, quarantine, social distancing used up us. The only good outcome of this suffering is that it helped us to understand what really matters the most. To cherish our beloved ones, to not live for working but to work for living, to invest in good memories rather than things we’ll never use, just to name a few. Another outcome of 2020 is we’re now aware that our soul can be healed and renewed with nature focused holidays, not with mass tourism.
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