How to Pack Like a Professional on Your Luxury Yacht Tour

Updated: Oct 15, 2019

Can’t wait to set off on your luxury yacht tour?

We can’t blame you. All sorts of fascinating adventures lie just beyond the horizon, and you’ll want to be prepared to tackle them all with ease and grace. 

To get ready the right way, you need to put together a suitcase containing all the essentials. Read on to discover all the gear you can’t leave behind, how to protect your assets while onboard, and how to make this charter your best trip yet.

Packing Like a Pro on Your Luxury Yacht Tour

A luxury yacht tour is no time to panic. You won’t have to fret if you remember what to pack for the ultimate adventure on the water.

1. Don’t Forget the Essentials

Your vacation will be unnecessarily stressful if you forget to bring along the basics like toiletries, medication, and travel documents. It’s a good idea to make a paper copy of your passport and driver’s license as well, and avoid calamities by packing everything in a handy waterproof drybag before you go. Having a few extra drybags in case of damp emergencies never hurts, either.

2. Consider the Weather

Research your destination ahead of time and pack weather-appropriate clothing. If you’re heading to the Caribbean, that heavy coat probably won’t be necessary. If you’re getting ready for an Icelandic expedition, don’t take sarongs and flip flops. No matter where you’re going, make sure to bring clothing which will protect you from the sun and any foul weather which may arise.

3. Choose Electronics Carefully

The saltwater environment is not kind to electronics like laptops, tablets, and phones. If you want to bring them along, invest in some durable cases to protect them or stow them in your extra drybags. Cameras are a good idea, but make sure yours is waterproof so you aren’t limited on where and when you can snap pictures.

4. Dress for Your Activities

Remember, you’re probably not going to stay on the yacht for the entire length of your trip. Think about excursions and pack accordingly. For example, if you’re planning on going ashore to sample the local cuisine in an elegant restaurant, bring some dressier clothing items. If you’re going to do some trekking, bring along appropriate footwear and comfortable clothes.

5. What Not to Bring

Make the most of your space onboard by bringing only what you need and avoiding frivolities. Leave behind ultra-expensive electronics and ditch drones, cigarettes, and alcoholic beverages unless you have discussed these items with your captain beforehand. It’s also smart to use a duffel bag or a large backpack rather than suitcases with wheels, because these may scratch the decking.

Pack Your Bags and Hit the Water with Luxury Liners this Year

Haven’t had a chance to plan your charter yet? No worries. We’re committed to making your trip go as smoothly as possible, so don’t hesitate to reach out and get started booking your luxury yacht tour today.

Ready to book your dream vacation? Check out our yacht rentals page to see our lineup of luxurious vessels.

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