Inside The Yacht Week

How it works

We keep saying its the best week of your life, but how exactly does it work? How do you select a yacht? What is a host? And what destination is right for you and your crew? We clear up some common questions below, so go on - have a little scroll.

Your step-by-step guide


Pre-designed package or build your own?


Choose your crew; sail with a group or join a shared yacht


Pay & sail; secure your spot for just a 10% deposit


Explore our destinations


Choose a package or build your own

Our packages

The easiest way to plan your trip is with one of our pre-designed packages. Keep it simple or treat yourself to something a little more special – our Premium and Luxury Packages include bigger yachts, onboard catering and game-changing air conditioning*. Packages are available for full yachts, cabins and solo travellers. *Luxury only

Build your own

Fancy yourself as a bit of an expert? Our Build Your Own option is perfect if you know exactly how you want to experience The Yacht Week. Customisable options include a choice of yacht by make and model, adding a host and adding a drinks package. This option is only available for when booking your own full yacht.


Choose your crew

Full yacht

Spend an unforgettable week on a yacht with your very own skipper and up to 12 friends. Can't fill a whole yacht? Use our handy Crew Finder to connect with other travellers.

Go to Crew finder

Cabins or spots

Set sail with like-minded adventurers in a cabin on a shared yacht. Book with a mate or select a solo spot to be paired with a new friend.

Our team


Masters of the ocean, they’ll navigate and sail your crew, show you the hidden gems en route and ensure your safety is the priority. Skippers are also included with every booking.

  • + RYA Skipper License (or equivalent)
  • + Trained at TYW Skipper Academy
  • + Will quite literally show you the ropes if you’d like to learn to sail


A host will take your week to a whole new level. They’ll prepare fresh meals for you on deck everyday and keep your yacht in tip-top shape.

Hosts are included in Premium and Luxury packages and can be added to any Build Your Own package.

  • + Culinary genius
  • + Local know-it-all
  • + Trained at TYW Host Academy

Pay and sail

Payment instalments

Instalment 110%

Instalment 230%

Instalment 360%

Pay just 10% at the time of booking to secure your place.

We make life a little less painful by asking for payments in three instalments. Your 10% deposit is due upon booking, followed by 30% of the balance due 30 days after booking, and the remaining 60% due 60 days before your trip.

Add your crew to your booking and once they've made a profile they can also make payments online and pay their share.


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