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Yacht Ownership

Made easy

Take advantage of this perfect opportunity to own a luxury yacht docked in one of many exotic locations, and enjoy the excitement of sailing some of the world’s best cruising grounds.

With Dream Yacht Sales, you have more choices, better options and greater flexibility to own a deluxe sailing yacht without the expense and challenges of traditional ownership.

Charter yacht ownership comes without the expense and challenges of traditional private ownership. Dream Yacht Charter and Sales is the only charter management company that offers seven different charter management/yacht ownership programs – each designed to make owning a yacht easy and carefree. These programs include pre-approved financing (where applicable), and several offer monthly payments or performance-based income.
In addition, you may be eligible for substantial tax benefits. Dream Yacht Sales representatives will help you make an informed decision and can assist you with a planned exit strategy to maximize the resale value of your yacht.

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Program type Guaranteed Income Performance Dream Easy Dream Easy Bali Partnership Forward sale Crewed yacht
Reciprocal owner use Yes worldwide Yes worldwide (2 weeks) Yes worldwide Yes worldwide Yes worldwide Yes worldwide Yes worldwide
Owner use Up to 12 weeks1 No limit Up to 8 weeks Up to 8 weeks Up to 12 weeks1 Up to 6 weeks1 Yes
Revenue Up to 9% 65% None None Zero (ask about contract details) 3-4% on buyer’s 45-55% Custom
Operating expenses None Owner None None None None Yes
Professional maintenance Yes with phase-out Yes without phase-out Yes with phase-out Yes with phase-out Yes with phase-out Yes with phase-out Yes with phase-out
Financing2 Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Down payment 20% 20% 35% + 25% 35% + 25% From 55% 45% + 55% Yes
Duration 60-66 months4 Minimum 1 season4 66 months5 66 months 60-66 months5 84 months7 Custom
Brokerage support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Yacht brands3 Beneteau, Jeanneau, Dufour, Lagoon, Fountaine Pajot, Catana, Bali, Nautitech Beneteau, Jeanneau, Dufour, Lagoon, Fountaine Pajot, Catana, Bali, Nautitech, Bakri Cono, NEEL Beneteau, Jeanneau, Lagoon, Catana, Nautitech Bali Beneteau, Jeanneau, Dufour, Lagoon, Fountaine Pajot, Catana, Bali, Nautitech Beneteau, Jeanneau, Lagoon, Catana Custom
Construction Optimum charter configuration Completely customize layout as well as equipment5 Optimum charter configuration Optimum charter configuration Optimum charter configuration No customizing Completely customized

1) Sailing time: Number of weeks of owner use. 2) For qualified buyers, some restrictions may apply. 3) All yachts must have maximum cabin configurations. 4) Yacht can be removed from the fleet at any time with adequate notice. 5) Some restrictions apply. 6) Low season through reciprocal owner use worldwide. 7) Yacht must be operated in a French territory such as Martinque, Guadeloupe or Tahiti for 7 years.

Locations

Americas

Bahamas

Caribbean

United Kingdom

Mediterranean

Asia

Indian Ocean

Pacific Ocean

Americas

Chesapeake

Offering sailors protected waters, great anchorages, a forgiving bottom, gorgeous natural scenery, and unique towns and villages steeped in history. It’s perfect for novices just learning to sail, yet challenging enough to keep experts captivated for a lifetime.

Destinations:

  • Chesapeake Bay
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • La Paz, Mexico
  • Bahamas

    Bahamas

    With 29 islands, 661 cays and nearly 2,400 islets, The Bahamas is a true sailor’s paradise steeped in both history and lore. This is where Italian explorer Christopher Columbus first made landfall in the New World on October 12, 1492, where pirates built a haven in the 1600s, and where many British loyalists made new homes following the American Revolution.

    Destinations:

    Caribbean

    Caribbean

    Located between Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean at 21 degrees, 30 minutes, north latitude and 80 degrees, 00 minutes, west longitude, Cuba is the largest country in the Caribbean. The western most island of the Greater Antilles, Cuba is located just 90 miles from Key West, Florida. When Christopher Columbus discovered the island in 1492, he said: “This is the most beautiful land one has ever seen.”

    Destinations:

    United Kingdom

    United Kingdom

    You can cruise down to the Solent and around the Isle of Wight, or set a course to the east and explore Portsmouth and the sheltering embrace of Chichester Harbor. To the west, you’ll find Buckler’s Hard on the Beaulieu River. The adventurous and free spirited can set sail and cruise down to the West Country to enjoy some spectacular sailing along the Cornish Coast.

    Destinations:

    Mediterranean

    Mediterranean

    If paradise means sailing in clear blue water, sunning on glorious beaches rimmed with palm trees, romantic island hideaways, first class cuisine and shopping, all surrounded by some of the best natural, cultural and historical sites in Europe, then let Dream Yacht Charter take you to a playground of kings and queens—the French Riviera.

    Destinations:

    Asia

    Asia

    For the busy professional and adventurous sailor in search of an unforgettable vacation, Thailand is among the finest, most interesting and beautiful places to sail in the world. Where else can you sail among the spectacular limestone pinnacles that jut above the waters of Phang-nga Bay? Yet, that’s just the beginning.

    Destinations:

    Indian Ocean

    Indian Ocean

    The Maldives is a geological marvel stretching across the Indian Ocean at the Equator like a magnificent strand of rare pearls. The islands have long been a welcome sight on the horizon among mariners, positioned as they are along ancient trade routes and sea-lanes.

    Destinations:

    At any of our over 37 locations worldwide, Dream Yacht Sales offers a variety of models from 10 major yacht manufacturers–and they come with reciprocal owner time and customized layouts, specifications and interiors. Whether you are in the market for a sail, power or crewed yacht, Dream Yacht Charter and Sales has the most choices to help you find your perfect dream yacht.

    And, of course, every Dream Yacht purchase includes personal attention from the world’s biggest owner-operated charter and sales company.

    Talk to us today about your dream yacht.