Why Choose The Moorings
Hassle-Free Reservation Process: As a full-service travel company, we are glad to assist with everything from booking the yacht itself, to arranging flights, hotel accommodations, food & beverage services, and watersports rentals—all with upfront pricing and no hidden costs to ensure there are no last-minute charges during your vacation.
50 Years of Experience: With more than 50 years of experience providing yacht charters all over the world, we have a knowledgeable sales team and diligent operations staff dedicated to making your unforgettable vacation on the water a reality. Our Vacation Planners regularly visit our charter destinations, so they are able to share their first-hand tips and recommendations to help guide you through the planning process.
Largest Matched Fleet in the Charter Industry: The Moorings is world renowned for our award-winning fleet of yachts, custom-designed for charter vacations by our exclusive partners at Beneteau and Robertson & Caine. When you come aboard with us, enjoy peace of mind knowing your yacht is built to exact specifications and is uniform across all global destinations.
The Best Charter Destinations: Our destinations have been carefully chosen to provide you with an unforgettable, safe, and seamless experience. With charter bases located in over 20 of the world’s top cruising grounds, we make it easy for guests of all skill levels and travel styles to select a destination that suits their every need.
A Variety of Vacation Types: Whether you are looking to sail yourself, take the helm of a power catamaran, or relax on an all-inclusive Crewed yacht, The Moorings is the only global charter company in the world that offers all three charter options. Our Vacation Planners are happy to help you choose the right type of yacht vacation for you.
Dedicated Loyalty Program: The Moorings has established partnerships with a variety of businesses all over the world to provide our guests with exclusive savings during their vacation. When you charter with us, you become part of our Moorings family and receive your own Captain’s Rewards membership card. The card allows you to receive special discounts and savings at preferred partner locations, plus, Captain’s Rewards Members always save 5% on future charter bookings.
Unrivaled Service on the Water: We strive to make your vacation experience as seamless and relaxing as possible. In addition to regular chart briefing and boat briefing sessions, our unique “Friendly Skipper” program offers a guided walkthrough of your yacht prior to departure, ensuring you feel confident and comfortable for a stress-free start. Should you require assistance while out on the water, rest assured we are standing by, with customer service on-call and chase boats available to provide timely service. Learn more here.
Charter Starter Kit: Every Moorings charter begins with an essential starter pack, including:
- Initial fresh water, fuel, cooler and bagged ice
- Toiletries, dishwashing liquid, garbage bags, paper towels, matches, sponges and toilet paper
- Bath towels, beach towels, hand towels, sheets and linens
- Dinghy with outboard to get you to and from shore
- Cups and glasses, dishware, cookware, and cooking utensils
Innovative Design: Your yacht is your home on the water, and every detail matters. Our catamarans offer carefully thought-out features not found in other charter fleets, including:
- Forward cockpit seating and forward access doors from the galley, offering easy-access to the bow and improved air circulation throughout the yacht
- Interior/Exterior living spaces, allowing you and your guests to fully enjoy life in paradise from the comfort of your yacht
- Our Power catamarans offer full-size, hard-top flybridges complete with helm station, wet bar, electric grill, and u-shaped seating, as well as access to a sunbathing platform, creating an optimal living space for everyone on board to enjoy together.
- Fuel Efficient Yanmar diesel engines allow you to get where you need to go in style, while maximizing fuel-efficiency, saving you money on fuel while on charter.
- Our yachts stepped-hull design optimizes performance in the water by providing smooth, unbroken surfaces and ensuring you cut through waves properly, without sacrificing interior volume.
- Our helm stations are designed for 360-degree visibility, and ease-of-use, with electronics within easy reach, and all lines fed directly to the captain. The hard-top helm is open to the main living spaces of the yacht, allowing for conviviality between captain and crew.
Upgraded Features: Many of The Moorings newest yachts in the Exclusive and Exclusive Plus category offer unique upgraded features to take your time on the water to the next level, including:
- Complimentary WIFI in select destinations
- Fitted cushions
- Underwater lights
- Electric dinghy lifts
- Individual cabin-controlled air conditioning
- USB ports
- Audio speaker system throughout the yacht
- Digital control panel