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Bare Boat Yacht Charter

Bareboat charter gives you the opportunity to practise the skills you have acquired and to have fun planning your own itinerary and exploring. Yachts can be hired on a bare boat charter basis (without Hurst Point skipper) provided the skipper holds the relevant certificates and experience. If you need any help in gaining these we can arrange the training necessary for bareboat charter with our approved sailing schools. These are small schools with local knowledge hand picked to provide first class instruction. The aim is to ensure you have a wonderful time on the water.

Lymington marina base

We are right on the edge of the New Forest National Park which you will pass through on your way to us. A 20 minute trip down river sees you out into the Solent with the Isle of Wight a short sail away.

Hamble marina base

Walk into the the famous old yachting village of Hamble where you will find atmospheric pubs and great food. The marina has all the facilities you will need.

Bareboat Yachts

The yachts are equipped to Category 2 standard, that is for passage as far away as the Channel Islands. They have electronic navigation equipment including chart plotter GPS radar and you will have great fun using waypoints and routes to aid your progress. Fully equipped galleys with fridges and ovens ensure the crew is kept well victualled.

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This yacht which is 40ft in length is a Bavaria 38. On one of the yachts the saloon table converts to a double berth allowing 8 to sleep on board. It is a cruising yacht with a mid level of comfort. We have other models such as the Oceanis 37 and Bavaria 36 with similar layouts.


These yachts are offered as sleeping 8-10. This is achieved by an extra person sleeping in each of the stern cabins in a cot berth. There are two singles in the main saloon which is sometimes useful. These are racer/cruiser yachts of the Beneteau First 40.7 type.


This yacht sleeps 12 and is coded to carry 14 including skipper. A cot berth over each of the two bow cabin double berths allows 3 people to sleep in each of the forward cabins. And the main saloon can sleep two in singles. Because of the space on board, we class this as superior comfort level. Being a larger 47ft yacht there are twin helms and a bow thruster.


There are two sizes of ribs, one takes 8 people and the larger one takes 10 people. There is a substantial fleet available should you need several. These ribs are available not only for leisure customers but also on contract for marine trades at special rates.