What is a Charter Gulet?
Gulet is a traditional wooden motor-sailing vessel meant for comfortable cruising. Although gulets do sail when the winds allow, they are most of the time propelled by engine power. They are configured as motor-sailers, with diesel engines to provide primary power, while sails provide additional power.
Gulets have a raised bow, a broad, flat stern, a main foremast and secondary mast aft. Their broad beam provides plenty of deck space and spacious cabins below decks.
Charter gulet types and services
Gulets come in many sizes, ranging from small 15-meter long craft to luxurious 33-meter air-conditioned vessels with every possible convenience and luxury. Charter gulets offer hotel accommodation in comfortable air-conditioned cabins with bathrooms and enough storage for all your luggage. Charter gulets also have plenty of communal space - large salon with a bar, lots of deck space for sun bathing and other activities as well as outside dining and lounge area at the stern. Gulet's stern deck is broad with a wide cushioned bench perfect for lounging and a large table for games, drinks and meals. Salon is spacious, high enough for somewhat taller guests, with enough table space to seat all travelers for meals, meetings or evening entertainment.
Charter gulets have experienced and very professional crew comprising the captain, sailors and a chef. Their job is to take care of your safety and provide you with comfort during your cruise, while the chef's duty is to prepare you fresh meals with high quality local ingredients.
Charter gulet holidays
Chartering a gulet, you get a a different kind of sailing holiday. It is a very comfortable and carefree cruising on a boat that offers quality accommodation as well as best service possible and privacy. Another benefit of chartering a gulet is to make your own itinerary according to your wishes.
Charter gulets vary in size, boat quality, service and equipment. The higher the price, the more you get for your money. Charter gulets usually have three to eight cabins providing accommodation for up to sixteen guests. Typical gulet charter agreement includes the gulet, crew, insurance, fuel for 4-5 hours' sailing per day without port taxes and fees. Half board is in many cases included in the price.