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Experiences

24 Hours in Ko Phi Phi

​Ko Phi Phi is one of the most popular islands in Southern Thailand - and it’s not hard to see why. Bright turquoise waters, long stretches of white sand, the bustling Tonsai village full of restaurants, bars and stalls and a fun nightlife makes it the ultimate island experience. There are no vehicles or forms of transport on the island so you are free to explore completely by foot, giving you the ultimate freedom in the Land of Smiles. Below are a few things you can do in just 24 hours while visiting magical Ko Phi Phi.

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5 Must Try Dishes from Thailand

The Southeast Asian country of Thailand is well known for its stunning beaches, ancient temples and delicious cuisine. Most people will have tried a Thai Green Curry or Pad Thai at some point, but there’s nothing like eating authentic dishes in their own country of origin. Whether you go to a luxury restaurant or sample some of the equally tasty street food, Thailand has many tempting dishes to try. While dishes like Pad Thai arevery tasty, why not branch out and try one of the five traditional dishes below.

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What to Expect from a Crewed Yacht Charter

​There’s nothing that quite compares to a sailing holiday and the exquisite freedom you gain from travelling on the open seas. Sailing trips often allow you to explore a lot more of a country or area than you would on land; with the option to sail entire coasts or island hop with a different destination every day. Those who are experienced may be able to skipper a yacht themselves, but for the uninitiated the luxury of hiring a yacht crew makes the trip all the more special. There’s no doubt you’ll enjoy yourself, but if you’re not sure how it works, read on for everything you can expect from a crewed yacht charter.

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What to Pack for a Sailing Holiday

If you are heading off on a sailing trip, then it is time to start thinking about what to pack for your getaway. We are all aware of the basics: floaty dresses, flip flops, light shirts, sun hats and sun cream, but there are a few other things worth knowing about that you should pack.

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Caribbean Cuisine

Helm Yachts cover exquisite locations including St Lucia, Antigua and Barbados; but there’s no need to stop at just one, with our chartered yachts you can island hop to your heart's content.

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The Best Things to do on your Last Day in Athens

Athens is just one of the many destinations you can sail to with Helm Yachts; a leading provider of luxury sailing holidays that can be tailored to your every requirement.

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The Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Sailing Holiday

If sailing’s whetted your appetite for an adventure, visit Helm for unforgettable yachting holidays, uniquely tailored to you. From a romantic getaway for two, to an island hopping holiday with friends or skipper-yourself trip around the Caribbean, Helm can put together the perfect package. Visit our website for a full list of yachts and destinations, and start your adventure today.

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Making the most of your last day in Croatia

What To Do Before You Fly from Croatia? All good things have to come to an end but the good news is that once you have said goodbye to your yacht you will still have the chance to discover more of Croatia before you set off home.

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Dufour 48 Catamaran Charter

What To Do Before You Fly

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Bali 5.4 Catamaran Charter

Charter a Bali 5.4 Catamaran, available as bareboat, skippered and crewed in Croatia, Italy and the Caribbean contact us today to organise your next yacht charter.

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Fountaine Pajot Alegria 67 Charter

Charter a Fountaine Pajot 67 Alegria. Available crewed in Greece

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Skippered yacht charters - What to expect

Want To Know More About What’s Involved If You Book A Skippered Charter Holiday? We Thought You Might And Have Put Together The Following Guide Which Will Hopefully Answer All Your Questions.

Case Study

Island hopping with friends in Croatia

Four couples with their hearts set on a luxury skippered sailing holiday in Croatia and the chance to explore some of the islands along the Dalmatian coast.

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Three good reasons why you should go sailing on your next holiday

Imagine the scene. You are lounging on board a beautiful yacht with your friends, a refreshing drink in your hand, listening to the sound of the waves lapping alongside as you sail serenely into yet another stunning cove where you plan to stop for lunch and spend the afternoon relaxing and swimming before mooring up for the night in a picturesque little harbour to enjoy a delicious meal of locally-sourced fish in a local restaurant.

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Family Discover the Greek Islands in Comfort

Two families with young children (7 people in total) were looking for a two-week luxury, crewed family sailing holiday, island hopping around the Cyclades in Greece.

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Sail the world in style on a crewed yacht charter

A crewed charter is an all-inclusive luxury holiday that blends the comfort of luxury with the spirit of adventure travel and where service is uniquely tailored to all of your personal requirements. From the moment you step on board and are greeted with a glass of champagne, you need do nothing for the duration of your holiday than sit back and relax.

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Four reasons to go overboard for a sailing holiday

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Family Sailing Holiday

For a family holiday that combines travel, adventure and an opportunity to create special memories together, a chartered yachting holiday is an ideal choice.

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HELM Sailing Holiday Offers So Much More

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Food and Drink during your charter

Fine food and wine are among the greatest pleasures of any holiday, and the joy of sailing is you can either cook on board or eat out in a different port every night if you want to. Alternatively, why not make lunch at a chosen restaurant your destination for the day, followed by a relaxing afternoon on board your yacht.

Destinations

7 Days Sailing the Dalmatian Islands

In order to give the very best advice to his valued clients, your trusty charter broker Simon thought it best in July 2016 to charter a yacht out of Primošten and spend a gruelling seven days sailing round the Dalmatian Islands

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Croatia Gourmet Sailing Tour

Experience the best of the Adriatic Islands on this 7 day all-inclusive gastronomic adventure around Croatia's award winning vineyards and finest local cuisine.

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We create unforgettable yachting holidays

When you book a holiday with Helm, your enjoyment is our priority. We have a wide network of partners and as a charter broker we’re impartial – let us take the HELM.

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Discovering Greece in Ultimate Luxury

A family delve into Greece’s vibrant history and culture on a superyacht. See why they chose Serenity II and how their week unfolded.

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Island Partying around the Adriatic

A group of friends take to Croatia on two Lagoon 450’s for a week of sailing, partying and relaxation: see why they chose the Adriatic and how the week unfolded.

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Turkish Coast and Greek Islands by Gulet

Five lucky couples spend a week hopping between the Turkish Coast and Greek Dodecanese. See why a gulet was the obvious choice for this group of friends.

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Cyclades Islands by Bareboat Charter

Experienced sailors take an un-crewed voyage to the Greek Cyclades Islands: see why they chose the Cyclades and to bareboat the Sun Odyssey 469.

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Landmark Birthday on the British Virgin Islands

Celebrating a 50th birthday in style, four couples experience the British Virgin Islands from the luxury of a crewed Jeanneau 64.

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Family Luxury on the Croatian Coast

A family wanted a crewed sailing holiday around the Croatian islands for a week of culture, cuisine and family fun. See why the Lagoon 620 was the obvious choice for this luxury family holiday.

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