Some of us were born to thrive in the desert and some dance to the echo of the mountains. Some of us sway with the grass of the prairies and others walk solid with the chill of the ice.
Then, there are those of us that hear the sea call to us in our sleep. Our blood crests in our veins like the waves of the ocean waiting to waltz with us.
It is those, the sailors and the want-to-be crewmen, that will show us how to prepare for the yacht adventure we’ve been dreaming of. Below are three steps necessary to surf the solace of the sea.
If you have progressed any amount in life, there is more than likely at least one or two material possessions that you hold in high regard. Maybe one is your car. Another might be your home. As we are discussing your next trip to sea, we know the third is your beautiful yacht.
The first step in preparing for your trip is to clean up your mode of transport. Yachts go through all kinds of stress in day to day action. They accrue salt, creatures of all kinds, and are subjected to the weather, in general.
According to the people at Chi Yacht Refinishing, once you have given your yacht a good washing, the next step is to sand the outer hull and then buff out the scratches. This gets you ready to add the final shine. There’s nothing wrong with looking good for a getaway.
After your vessel is prepared and looking pristine, It’s time to pack. Not only will you need clothes, toiletries, and all your electronics, you’ll need to stock the ship.
Depending on how long you intend to disappear for, you may need to simply pack a sack lunch and a roll of toilet paper. Of course, if you intend for your stay at sea to stretch for a week or longer, you might want to glean a little more for your pantry.
Make sure to stock the restrooms, and have a comfortable place to sleep. You’ll also want to attend to the safety of you and your travel team. Stock the emergency first aid kits and make sure there are precautions should your yacht be overcome by the ocean.
The point of most any vacation is to have fun through rest and relaxation. However, ideas of fun, rest, and relaxation differ from person to person.
Before you set out on your watery trek, take some time to sit down with those spending this time with you and draft a plan of attack.
That is, design at least a skeleton of an outline of your itinerary. This will not only keep everyone from boredom, but will bring overall meaning to the adventure.
An adventure sailing the seas and getting a slice of the high life on your yacht to rent is a dream waiting to come true and if you are lucky enough to own a yacht. Follow these tips to make sure It’s a fulfilling one.