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4 Cabins – Maldives, Indian OceanFrom € 8330 per week

This beautiful crewed catamaran in the Maldives, widely acknowledged as one of the best charter boats with space for up to 8 guests in 4 double cabins has a dive compressor for a diving holiday around the amazing

Accommodation for a Maximum of 8 Guests:

– 2 double cabins with en suite facilities.
– 2 double cabins with 2 shared bathrooms.

Charter Yacht and Crew Description:

All cabins on this Maldives crewed catamaran have large windows that provide stunning views on your sailing holiday. This Maldives crewed catamaran also has a large saloon with well stocked bar, dining hall and sun decks for your sailing vacation. This charter yacht has a generator, water maker and dive compressor.

The Captain and Crew are both Maldivians with many years of combined experience in the charter industry of Maldives. They bring their local charm and offer a welcoming and hospitable experience, be it with a family or a group of friends. Our clients and reviews below are testimony to the excellent feedback the Captain and crew receive. They will share the best diving and snorkeling spots, amazing anchorages and fabulous fishing areas.

The Chef on board prepares delicious Full Board international cuisine. Alcoholic beverages are stocked onboard. Specific requirements can be made at the time of organising this charter.

Equipments on Board:

Sample 7 Day Itinerary:

Discover the diving highlights of the Maldives on a seven day diving and island hopping adventure, starting in Male.

Yacht charter price per week:

– 2 guests – Euro 8,330 and 3 guests – Euro 8,610
– 4 guests – Euro 9,520 and 5 guests – Euro 10,220
– 6 guests – Euro 11,200 and 7 guests – Euro 11,900
– 8 guests – Euro 12,600

Yacht charter price includes:

– Embarkation 12 noon day 1, disembarkation 10am final day
– Transfers to/from the Male Valena International Airport
– Services of captain and cook/steward
– 3 meals per day, water and soft drinks
– Light Snacks
– Bed linen and bath towels, fuel and yacht running costs
– Use of snorkeling equipment, dinghy with outboard motor, recreational fishing equipment
– Kayak.

Yacht charter price DOES NOT include:

– GST at 12% and green tax at USD 6/- per person per night,
– Alcoholic drinks (there is a bar onboard however drinks will be ordered a month prior to charter).
– Dives at Euro 50 each + 12% GST – which includes BCD, regulator, fins, masks, weights, tanks and dive computer. There are 4 sets on board. These must be ordered in advance, at time of booking.
– Hire of dive master at Euro 125 per day + 12% GST. This is a legal requirement if guests do not have dive master in their group.
– Hire of extra dive equipment eg all wetsuits, or more than 4 sets of equipment on board.

Minimum yacht charter duration:

– 5 days, or 7 days at peak periods.

Charter yacht location:

– Based in Male.

Yacht charter payment terms are:

– 50% to confirm, balance 2 months before charter
– All payments made are non-refundable, unless otherwise agreed.
– Please take out personal travel cancellation insurance in case your plans change.

Send us an e-mail [email protected] to check availability for this gorgeous Maldives crewed catamaran.

Frequently Asked Questions about Yachting?

Does this Boat have Insurance?

Yes. Catamaran Sailfish 480, Knysna is offered by professional charter company and has hull and third party liability insurance.

Damage Deposit (refundable) – amount you are liable for in case of any damages. €0 should be paid on the spot in Hulhumale (Maldives) before embarkation and will be refunded at the end of the charter if no damages were done to the Catamaran.

Damage Waiver (additional insurance). If you would like to reduce amount of Damage Deposit from €0 to a smaller amount, you may purchase additional insurance (Damage Waiver) that will reduce the amount of your liability.

In most of the regions, like the Caribbean, South-East Asia, Oceania, no special sailing documents are needed for the bareboat charter. The only thing you need to provide is your sailing resume, so that the base manager can see if you are qualified enough to rent Sailfish 480 Catamaran in Maldives. Once you get the approval, you are good to go.

On the other hand for bareboat charter in Europe and some other countries you have to provide internationally recognized sailing certificates like: IYT Bareboat Skipper, RYA Day Skipper, ASA 104 plus IPC. Ask booking manager for the requirements. Detailed information here: Please CLICK below:

  • Free cancellation within 4 days after the on-line reservation. Once you’ve reserved Sailfish 480 on
    “Hello Maldives Holidays” web site (www.hellomaldives.com) it will be “on-hold” for you for the next 4 days free of charge.
  • If the booking of this Catamaran is cancelled 46 days prior to the charter 10% of the charter fee will be retained.
  • There is no refund if the cancellation is less than 46 days prior to the charter. Pls. check booking agreement and charter terms for the actual cancellation policy, as these terms may vary from the example above and from charter to charter and from boat to boat.
  1. make reservation on the web site or make an enquiry from below button “MAKE AN ENQUIRY”.
  2. manager will check your sailing resume (bareboat charter approval will be sent via e-mail)
  3. Booking agreement for the Sailfish 480 charter in Maldives will be sent to sign electronically
  4. Invoice for the down payment (wire or credit card)




Bareboat charter: things to know

Bareboat charter: things to know

There is still a bit of confusion about what documents or certificates you may need for the bareboat charter. First of all you’ll need to have a good sailing practice. None of the best documents and certificates will help you if anything happens in the open water. Apart of this, there is always a chance that during check-in procedure a base manager will ask you to take short practical test and if you don’t pass it then, you’ll have to spent the whole vacation in a harbor or hire professional skipper at extra cost.

For the charters in most of the regions, like the Caribbean, South-East Asia, Oceania, no special sailing documents are needed for the bareboat charter. The only thing you need is to send your sailing resume to the company, so that the base manager can see if you qualified enough for the size and type of boat you plan to rent. Once you get approval, you are good to go.

But bareboat charter in the Mediterranean Europe (Spain, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Turkey) may be a little bit tricky. Most of the charter companies in these countries require valid sailing certificates. And these requirement originate from port authorities and insurance companies, so even if you are super qualified skipper you will not be allowed to sail without valid sailing or boating license.

So, let’s check what are the requirements for the bareboat charter in Europe. To rent a boat in Europe you’ll have to obtain the following documents:

  • VHF certificate
  • Valid Sailing license


The following Licenses are accepted by European charter companies:

  • IYT Bareboat Charter certificate or higher qualification
  • RYA Day Skipper certificate
  • ASA IPC (International Proficiency Certificate)




In recent years some countries, like Greece and Italy require also ICC certificate, or qualification higher than the Day Skipper.

Please note:

  • ICC alone is not sufficient to rent a boat
  • ASA 104 Certificate (Bareboat Cruising) alone is not sufficient for the bareboat charter

How to get ICC or IPC

  • If you already have an IYT or RYA day skipper certificate, the ICC can be issued automatically via online application.
  • If you have ASA 104 Certificate (Bareboat Cruising) you may apply for IPC (Intermediate Proficiency Certificate) which equals to ICC.


Other documents that charter companies may request before handing over the boat are the following:

  • VHF certificate – this documents certifies that you know basic radio procedures
  • Log book or sailing resume – apart of the certificates most companies would like to know your real sailing experience, thus it would be great if you can provide some proof that you had some similar charter experience before.

We strongly recommend to check with company you are making booking with all documents beforehand.

You can always get in touch with our office in Maldives for more information or check boats available for charter in Maldives:


Most frequently asked questions about yacht charters and answers on them.

Do all Boats have Insurance?

Yes. All boats offered by professional charter companies have hull and third party liability insurance.

Damage Deposit (refundable) is the amount you are liable for in case of any damages to the boat. This deposit should be paid on the spot before embarkation and will be refunded at the end of the charter if no damages were done to the boat.

Damage Waiver is an additional insurance that allows you to reduce amount of Damage Deposit to a smaller amount. Damage Waiver will reduce the amount of your liability.

Usually price for damage deposit insurance as around 8-10% of the damage deposit. But this insurance will be valid for the whole year, so if you plan several charters during the year, it make sense to buy this insurance.

For the regions like the Caribbean, South-East Asia, Oceania, no special sailing documents are needed. Sailing or boating license are required for the bareboat charters in Mediterranean and MALDIVES.

To charter the boat in Europe on top of good sailing resume you will need Day Skipper license, ICC and VHF. To check if you approved for the bareboat charter please send scan copy of your sailing resume and boating license to our booking manager.

“Hello Maldives Holidays” offer free cancellation within 4 days after the on-line reservation. During this time the boat will be on hold for you free of charge.

Once you confirm the booking, and then would like to cancel you are liable for 10% down payment.

All necessary equipment for the coastal navigation. In most of the companies dinghy and outboard engine is also included in the price. Fuel, marinas, moorings, provisioning services of skipper and hostess should be paid separately, on top of the boat charter price.

Most of the charter companies offer their boats for not less than 4 days. During the high season – summer in Mediterranean and New Year in the Caribbean minimum charter period is one week 7 days.

Majority of charter companies offer check-in of the boats after 5pm and check out at 10am. But this time may vary from company to company.

Once the booking is confirmed you will receive file with Base details – location of the boat and contacts of the base manager. This manager will be your main contact person when you arrive to the marina. Base manager will help you to get acquainted with the boat and will be responsible for the check-in / out procedure. He may also check you sailing qualification if needed.

It depends on the navigation area and charter terms and conditions. Many companies restrict navigation to the day light, so we recommend to get in touch with your booking manager and get approval for the night navigation if needed beforehand.

During check-out procedure base manager will check all equipment of the boat, look for any damages and also check fuel level in the tanks. If tanks are not full you’ll be charged price of the fuel plus extra fee for the service.

At the end of the charter you should ask base manager for the signed check out list (this is your confirmation that there are no damages to the boat and no charges can be made).

If there are any damages to the boat (in case company is not able to give you estimations right away), you should still get the sighed check list with indicated damages and date when the company will provide you estimate for the repairs.

We strongly recommend to buy Damage Waiver or Damage Deposit insurance.

APA (Advanced provisioning). APA is a deposit that should be paid on top of the charter price and usually is about 20-30% of the yacht charter price. From this amount Captain will cover expenses for fuel, marinas, provisioning. At the end of the charter Captain will provide detailed report and the rest of the amount will be refunded to the charterers account. Applicable only for large crewed yachts.

If you charter the boat with skipper / captain – he will be in FULL command, and shall comply with initial itinerary considering wind, weather and other circumstances permitting. The Captain shall not, however, be bound to itinerary if it may result in the Vessel moving to any port or place that is not safe and proper, or might result in failing to re-deliver the Vessel upon the expiration of the Charter Period.

Failure to return the yacht at the designated check-in time and place will result in extra charges. These extra charges will be indicated and charged by the Local partner. Usually these charges are much higher than the standard charter rate per day.


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