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Bareboat Chartering

Created on 10 Oct 2019 and Written by: Stuart Wilson

Bareboat Chartering Summary

If you’ve had your fill of flotilla holidays and looking for a boating/ yachting holiday that gives you a greater freedom to go where you want when you want unconstrained by prescriptive itineraries then chartering your yacht on a bareboat basis could be a real and satisfying alternative.

Bareboat Chartering Choosing your sailing Location

Doing some homework prior to embarking on a Bareboat charter will make all the difference. Charter companies will have first-hand knowledge on such things as seasonal temperatures, winds and weather, and mooring costs but here are some other points to consider when choosing a location and boat.

Keels - Types of keels and their uses

Created on 24 Oct 2019 and Written by: Stuart Wilson

Keel types and their uses - Introduction

The shape, performance and design of keels has continued to evolve driven by technology and new modern materials. Here we have a look at the different types of keels

What are the different Boat Keel Types. Full length keels, Fin Keel with Skeg Rudder and Shoal Keel

What are the different types, shapes and performance of keels. Full length keels, Fin Keel, Fin Keel with Skeg Rudder and Shoal Keel

What are the different Boat Keel Types. Bulb Keel, Wing/bulb keels, Lifting keels, Bilge keels

Part 2 of the different Boat Keel Types. Bulb Keel, Wing/bulb keels,Lifting keels, Bilge keels

Boat Keels. Centerboard or Daggerboard

Description of Centerboard or Daggerboard keel structure