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How To Spend A Fantastic Day On A Boat

20 August 2020

How To Spend A Fantastic Day On A Boat

If you have decided to spend your next holiday in a seaside city, there is nothing more fun than renting a boat to go on an adventure. You can set sail to explore all the hidden beaches and spots around the city that you’d never see on land. Moreover, if you spend a day on a boat, you can try out many activities. Such as water sports, go diving or just simply experience the city from a different perspective.

Make sure that you have the necessary preparation for your dream vacation and choose the ideal boat. Here are some tips on how to maximize your day spent on a boat.

Leave early on time

Most importantly, to maximize your day, it’s crucial to leave on time in the morning. Moreover, if you leave the port on time, you can leave behind the crowd that will come later. If you have planned your itinerary in advance, make sure you know roughly how much it needs to get to your destination or your first stopover. Ensure that you leave enough time for everything so you don’t need to rush.

View of a stunning beach with imposant cliffs and clear blue water

Adjust your day to the weather

It’s very important to check the weather before you set sail for the day. It is recommended to check the possibility of rain and the more importantly the wind. In case the weather forecast is not that ideal, make the adjustment to your day. For example, if the wind is going to be strong look for some protected bays where you can anchor safely. If you rent a boat with a skipper, their expertise will help you to re-schedule your day perfectly.

Aerial view of a family on a sailboat in the middle of the sea

Bring some gear for water activities

View of a woman snorkelling among colourful fishes

One of the biggest advantage of renting a boat for a day is the stunning places that you will discover during the day on your journey. More likely you will come across some stunning hidden bays where you can just grab your gear and start doing some kind of watersport. Depending on the type of boat you rented, you can enjoy plenty of fun activities such as waterskiing or towed buoy. If you find a place with amazing seabed and crystal clear water, there is no better activity to do than snorkelling! It’s relaxing way to make tons of memories.

Don’t plan too many programs

Aerial view of a couple on a boat in the middle of the sea

If you rent a boat for a day, many people make a mistake to plan too many stopovers and programs into one day. Keep in mind that having too much on your itinerary can make you rushed and stressed out during the day. It’s better to have less planned and have room for spontaneous ideas. You might spend more time in one stopover to explore the city or discover something stunning on your way. Also, this can guarantee that you arrive back on time to hand back to boat to the owner.

Leave some time to have fun

View of a group of friends having fun on a boat

Last, but not least leave some time to have fun! The most important reason you rent a boat is to have fun and explore. Leave time to relax on the boat, sunbath or to do some fun activities. You can take advantage of the beautiful blue sea by swimming or snorkelling. If you have the right equipment you can even do some water sports or go fishing! The options are endless! Furthermore, there is a high chance that you will fall in love with some small towns or hidden bays on your way.