Dream Yacht Worldwide, formerly known as Dream Yacht Charter, today announced its new plans for 2023 as sailing vacations continue to gain popularity into the new year – including an increased interest in skippered and crewed charters.
One of the world’s leading ocean tourism companies and a pioneer in making sailing and sea travel accessible to all around the globe, Dream Yacht Worldwide offers the most destinations and one of the largest and most diverse sailing, yacht, and boating fleets in the world.
In 2023, the company will sail the world’s seas with a new name, new fleet additions, and is anticipating increased interest in skippered charters. Due to demand and industry research pointing to an increase in Marine tourism, Dream Yacht Worldwide will launch 150 news boats in the coming season of which 80% are catamarans. The company’s new catalogue of offerings will include Bali 4.4, Lagoon 51, and Excess 14 catamarans as well as the Bali Catsmart. Dream Yacht Worldwide will continue to offer sea travelers the option of crew support including a variety of skipper and hostess offerings to support sailors and non-sailors of all skill levels.
Since 2018, the number of catamaran charters rented with skippers to assist with sailing has more than doubled (+133%) in select destinations like the Mediterranean. During high season in the Mediterranean (June-September), more than one third of Dream Yacht Worldwide’s catamarans were rented with a skipper, which has been growing steadily over the past few years. In French Polynesia, 26% of year-round bookings were with a skipper in 2022; in the French Caribbean, 20% of bookings included a skipper option.
“Our customers come from around the globe to travel the world – the name change and rebranding was a shift to highlight that we are a worldwide company making sailing accessible to travelers and sea-enthusiasts of all abilities,” shared Dan Lockyer, Vice President of Global Tourism, Dream Yacht Group. “Sailing vacations continue to gain popularity as a different way of experiencing the world and bringing people together – Dream Yacht Worldwide wants to make the transformative experience of sailing as easy as possible for as many as possible by offering customizable experiences using the knowledge and expertise of our team of sea professionals.”
Founded in 2000, the company began as a six-yacht company based in the Seychelles. Today, the group employs more than 600 people in 31 countries and operates in 50 destinations worldwide, with a fleet of more than 900 monohulls and catamarans. Dream Yacht Charter offers one of the most diverse fleets and highest number of exclusive bases worldwide from the sugary white sands of the Caribbean to Europe’s thousands of islands.
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About Dream Yacht Worldwide
Dream Yacht Worldwide offers one of the largest and most diverse sailing, yacht, and boating fleets in terms of models and manufacturers in the world, which makes vacations at sea more accessible to all. Founded in 2000 by Loïc Bonnet as a six-yacht company based in the Seychelles, the company evolved into Dream Yacht Worldwide and is now one of the world’s leading ocean tourism companies offering 50+ stunning sailing grounds and a diverse fleet of monohull and catamaran yachts to suit any on-water vacation. The group employs more than 600 people in 31 countries.
A pioneer in sailing accessibility for all, Dream Yacht Worldwide allows travelers the unique experience of sea based vacations to broaden travel experiences and discover limitless destinations. Traveling by sea offers access to the beauties of the world and unique destinations as seen from a different angle. We offer the widest range of destinations, including options in the Caribbean, Bahamas, Americas, Mediterranean, Asia, Indian Ocean and South Pacific.
Whether it’s a thrilling adventure or relaxing vacation, Dream Yacht Worldwide offers the freedom of a tailor-made vacation at sea: secret hideaways, must see hotspots, hidden gems, or just places to meet new people. Offering a wide range of activities and new destinations, there are always some new experiences, places and cultures to discover for memories to make, but no trace to leave behind.
Dream Yacht Worldwide also includes Dream Yacht Sales & Ownership, which offers private ownership plus a wide range of management programs and yacht brokerage for over 45 destinations, plus a vast selection of premium yachts and high-end services.
SamBoat is Dream Yacht Worldwide’s digital platform for daily or weekly boat rentals.