If you've been following the blog, you know we just got back from an amazing 10 days in Croatia where we chartered a 42' catamaran for a week. As we were researching the trip we were shocked at how little information existed on what to expect and how much things cost. We also came across terms in the yachting agreement that we didn't fully understand.
When we decided we wanted to do a sailing trip to Croatia, we started Googling. We quickly learned that there is no "Expedia for boat charters". It was hard for us to understand the various players involved and how that factored into the price/process. So to start, we'll walk through who is generally involved in booking a sailing charter.
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