Charter Blog


  • Making the most out of your Rib charter on the Solent this summer.

    by Thomas Frame on Thursday 16 May 2013

    Making the most out of your Rib charter on the Solent this summer. There is an outside possibility that this year there might be a summer. Thoughts will inevitably turn to long lazy days on the water. Whichever format you favour to charter Ribs - there is nothing cheap about boating and you should be making the absolute best of your time afloat. For most people, the skippered rib charter opt...[more]

  • Make The Most Out Of Your Holidays And Book Your Algarve Car Rental today

    by on Monday 19 November 2012

    Tourism to the Algarve, in southern Portugal, has grown steadily since the 1960s when British holidaymakers first started to head there in numbers. Most visitors to the region will arrive via the international airport at the region's capital, Faro. Many tourists venture little further than the lively city which has a delightful old town or, as it is known locally, Cidade Velha. Yet, the Algarv...[more]

  • Malta again, but this time for mile building

    by Tom on Monday 24 January 2011

    Boat prep is the order of the week this week in the run up to the first Mile Building trip for the year. Its a 1000 mile sail from Malta back to our base in Gibraltar with Atlantic Charters. The weather in Malta is a balmy 15 degrees c. The crew arrive from the UK this coming weekend and we set sail weather depending, Monday the 1st Feb. This is our longest mile building trip we do...[more]

  • Rolex Middle Sea Race 2010 - DONE!

    by Tom on Friday 12 November 2010

    well, what a great race and brilliant venue. We were fortunate to have all 3 of the UK based Pronvia 38's competing in the race. we will definitely be back for 2011 so watch this space, the team on Bongani put together a Facebook group with a small video [more]

  • The quality of RYA Sailing School Boats in Gibraltar - make sure you are on a good boat

    by tom on Thursday 26 August 2010

    With Bongani now moored in Gibraltar undergoing preparations for the Middle Sea Race it has become really evident why some sailing schools are cheaper than others, I really did naively think that most schools keep their yachts in top top condition. That thought of surly all charter companies must care came crashing down when I got a call from a skipper asking if our boats where available for a...[more]

  • A wonderful time had by all at the Melilla regatta

    by tom on Thursday 19 August 2010

    Lights winds dominated the regatta with one day of 15tks which made all the frustrations float away, what an amazing regatta - once again the hospitality of the the Melilla Regatta organizers and sponsors are something you would never experience UK waters. There are some great pics here at the Ceuta Teams facebook page We are now full for the Middle Sea Race and for the Mile Building trip fr...[more]

  • Mile Building for your RYA exams

    by tom on Monday 2 August 2010

    More mile building routes released down on the Atlantic coast of Spain - Our next mile building adventure will take us from Gibraltar to Lagos, on the Portuguese Algarve coast, calling at various ports along the way including the ancient city of Cadiz. The voyage will start on the 13th of September and finish on the 24th. There is the option to sail for just 1 week and leave or join the ...[more]

  • A great time had by all during the Gibtaltar Regatta - now for Mile Building

    by tom on Friday 30 July 2010

    A brilliant time was had by all and some good results during the regatta - Bongani just doing slightly better than her sister ship Seawolf, but of course the big one is still approaching at which time all will get very serious Which brings me on nicely to the brilliant RYA based mile Building opportunities we have sailing the Yachts to Malta and back again. - Mile building for your RYA cou...[more]

 The weather could not have been better! I was very well looked after by Katie, Chris and Flaivo!  

Janet Scrace,

 On behalf of Andrew and myself, thankyou very much indeed for such a wonderful day of sailing on Friday.