SUNSAIL: Yacht Charter Vacations Information Session

Thursday, July 25 | 7:00PM

Grand Banquet Room

A private yacht charter is a fantastic way for family and friends to spend time together with abundant activities to keep everyone occupied while being surprisingly cost effective.  Imagine waking every morning to breath-taking views of a new location offering the exclusive opportunity to create your dream vacation without the restraints of a fixed location, strict itineraries and tourist-packed excursions.

If you’re thinking about a yacht charter or a destination for the first time, it will seem a little daunting. This presentation will provide information on costs, destinations, useful tips and how to go about planning a yacht vacation. Handouts on destinations, useful tips, information and guidelines for yacht charters will be provided. 


Who should attend this presentation?

Any boating or travel enthusiast that has been thinking about going on a yacht vacation with friends or family. This presentation is an excellent introduction for first time vacation boaters and experienced boaters alike.


Outline of topics to be covered:

  • What are the different yachts available and what are the costs?
  • Featured destinations – British Virgin Islands, Tahiti & St Martin
  • Participating in Regattas, Flotillas and other fun Group Travel
  • What are the operator experience requirements?
  • Planning your vacation, provisions, activities and getting ready for your trip
  • How using a broker / agent will help ensure a great experience
  • Consider learning something new while on holidays
  • Tips and FAQ’s

Presenter’s Background

Greg Marlo is the Business Development Manager for Sunsail in Canada. He is also an avid yachtsman and founder of the YACHTS Borkerage that provide consulting and brokerage services to clients using private yachts. His experience crewing, chartering and owning a boat in a charter program has given him a diverse knowledge that he enjoys sharing with people. His experience in crewing, and managing a charter operation has given him a diverse perspective on the charter market. Frequently attending boat shows and cruising some of best boating destinations in the world keeps him current with the latest products and trends. His passion for boating comes through in the articles he writes, speaks and BLOG’s about.