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Here you can find very useful answers on frequently asked questions!

What clothing will I need, are there any requirements for sailing? 

Trainers can reduce the risk of getting the stubbed toe while running around the boat. Always bring some warm clothes as well and the windcheater. Avoid taking too much kit as it will take up space and remain unused during the trip.

What type of luggage should I take?

A soft bag will help you with storing it when you unpack on the boat. A suitcase (hard case) will be difficult to store because the space on the boat is limited.

Will I need to take any bed linen or towels?  

We provide bed linen and a 1 towel per person. If additional towels are needed please let us know in advance and we will prepare them for you. If you don't have space to put beach towels in your luggage we can rent it to you for 5 Eur per towel per week.

Is there safety equipment on board?  

All yachts chartered through SunLife are in accordance with the Croatian Maritime law. This includes approved safety vests, harnesses, life rafts, VHF, horseshoe bouys with lamp, distress signals, fire extinguishers, and more. See general equipment for sailing boats, motor boats, catamarans, mega yachts, gulets.

What is included in the charter price and what do I have to pay extra?  

In the charter price besides the use of the boat are also included bed linen and kitchen pottery, one toilet paper and liquid soap per toilet. You have to pay additionally for outboard engine, gennaker, parking place in marina, marina fees, fuel and crew (if not indicated differently on our web page). See conditions for sailing boats, motor boats, catamarans, mega yachts, gulets.

Can you organize transfers from the airport? 

If transfers have been organised with us in advance there will be someone to pick you and your party up in either a car or minivan, depending on the size of your party. They can be recognised easily as they will be holding your name tag.

Are yachts and yacht crew insured?  

Yes, all yachts and crew on board are fully insured against all accidents.

Can I pay with a credit card?  

No, credit card payment is possible only when paying deposit in base.

Is there a safe parking place in marina where I can leave my car?  

The parking place inside ACI marina Split is limited and it cannot be rerserved. Above marina there is a big parking place, free of charge. Third option is a private parking place nearby marina which you can book through us.

What is the standard 7-days route?  

We try to provide an individual route in most cases, and can give you examples of some of the most popular routes. We aim to match the route to the nature of the group and as a result they can vary significantly. We also encourage our customers to explore and disregard the commonly held view, and make their holiday unique. For general route suggestions please check our section Routes on our web page.

Which days of the week can I begin and end my charter?  

Weekly charters usually begin and end on Saturday. It is possible to offer boat less than 7 days, but not in the peak of season.

What qualifications do I need to charter a bareboat yacht?  

To charter a sailing yacht in Croatia it is necessary to have a sailing certificate and VHF licence.

If we charter with a skipper, what kind of skipper are we likely to get?  

The competent, friendly and professional. Not only will he make sure you get safely from port to port but he'll be your guide through our islands and hidden bays. You are more than welcome the express your desires regarding the skipper such as: non-smoker, child-friendly, younger, older, etc.

Do we have to pay for skipper's food during our trip?  

Yes, you have to provide the food for the skipper.

At what time can we embark and disembark?  

Standard embarkation is after 5 PM. If you want to take over your boat earlier, we can have it ready for you already at 1 PM – just let us know that you want to take our EARLY CHECK IN option. We start with check out at 8 AM. Return to the base is obligatory on Friday afternoon. If you want to have the check out at a certain time in the morning, please arrange it on our office on time.