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First Time Yacht Charter Guide

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Our Guide To Chartering A Yacht

Whether you’ve chartered before or are new to luxury yacht chartering, our First Time Yachter Guide can help you. It is packed with FAQs, a boat comparison guide, experiences, and infographics; it’s a great way to learn about chartering. Get started by viewing our 9-step yacht charter booking journey below.

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Our 9 Step Booking Journey​

Client Information Gathering

  • Your Vacation vision
  • Favorite vacations
  • Preferred charter dates
  • The occasion
  • How many guests and relationship?
  • Charter cost range?
  • Activities and interests?
  • Destination preferred?
  • Charter History
  • Yacht Type
    • Motor-Yacht
    • Sailboat
    • Sailing Catamaran
    • Motor-sailor
    • Power catamaran

CKIM Information

Yacht Selection

  • Your broker checks availability
  • Sends you a proposal
  • You review the yacht options, then select 2 to 3 yachts of your choice.
  • Discuss these options with your broker.
  • Finalize the selected yacht.

Confirmation & Contracts

  • Broker reserves yacht.
  • Prepares the contract for your review.
  • Contract signing by all parties.
  • Pay first deposit with signing.
  • Complete Guest Manifest
  • CKIM sends  Travel Insurance quote 

Pre-Trip Planning

  • Complete preference forms
  • Introductory call with the Captain
  • Receive the Axus Travel App link.
  • Pre-departure call with CKIM 7-10 days before the trip

Yacht Arrival

  • Meet Captain at embarkation
  • Introduction to your crew and yacht
  • Safety briefing
  • Welcome activities

During Trip

  • Daily briefings with Captain
  • Receive check-in from CKIM Group
  • Let us know how things are going.

Disembarkment

  • Settlement of APA balance if applicable
  • Payment of customary tips
  • Farewell to Captain and crew

Post Trip

  •  Receive and complete your trip survey
  • Debrief call with CKIM Group
  • Plan your next yacht charter vacation

First Time Yacht Charter Guide

FAQ’s

Your questions answered

How To Choose:

Boat Comparison and Yacht Experiences

Why Choose CKIM Group?

FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Yacht Charter Vs. Luxury Vacation

What to Expect Onboard

Day in the Life

How to Choose a Boat & Destination

Boat Comparision

Infographic

Experiences

When can you charter?

Why Choose Us?

About Us

Mission Statement & ESPs

Testimonials

Contact Us

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