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Sailing and holiday Insurance at its best

Whether you are sailing with friends, or chartering a boat for a holiday, we have the best insurance partners that offer travel insurance and products for the independent sailor. A multi-trip annual travel policy can provide you with sailing holiday insurance, and also cover general holidays and trips too.

Travel insurance products are flexible enough to cater for you whether you are planning a quick trip out of the marina, or more extensive cruising.

Deposit Insurance for Chartered Yachts

Feel relaxed and forget you are sailing a chartered yacht with your family and friends. It is the feeling of freedom that makes a nice holiday into a Great carefree experience, so stay safe with the right insurance. 

Important note:

Each of the above insurance providers are independent from SCI and you should carefully read, explore and understand what each may have to offer, to cover your insurance needs for your sailing charter.

Please note that neither SCI directly, nor SCI’s independent agents, are able to legally recommend nor advise upon any insurance policies form any company – and will not do so.

However independent agents may share with you their personal opinions and own private insurance experiences using these (and/or other providers) if it helps you make your own individual decision regarding your insurance needs.

Weather forecasting

Weather forecasting and understanding is one of  THE TWO most important requirement for anyone on the water, whether sailing or powerboating. 

Here we’ve put together a small selection of the weather forecasting sites we use, or have found to be useful while on the water ourselves and with friends and colleagues. National forecasting sites which are country specific are also very useful (see the links on the destination pages).

General guides & advice

Cruisers Wiki is a comprehensive general guide to boating around the world. Likewise, WorldAtlas is informative and interesting. Explore and enjoy them both for good advice, interesting reading and useful information.

Navigation and passage planning

In addition to understand weather forecasting, the other most important requirement for anyone on the water, whether sailing or powerboating, is planning where you are going, prior to venturing out on the water.

Where to go, knowing what land masses and obstacles lay ahead, and how you can navigate your passage safely must be a process which you are familiar with and which you can efficiently plan. These passage and navigation applications may be useful:

ALL the links on this site are provided for your INFORMATION only.

Please note that ALL the links on this site are from third party providers – Sail Charter International GmbH and its Directors and Shareholders disclaim any liability for the material available via these links and from any outcome resulting from their use.