01 Mar 2018

A Fractional Yachting Program brings the boating dream one step closer to reality! It just may be the  perfect solution for people that have dreamed about owning a yacht, but cannot justify the expense. Or perhaps they would like to try out the yachting lifestyle, and explore if their family would also like it. Many people are just too busy and don’t have the time to look after a boat and the day to day responsibilities. Some may already boat owners at another location, like their vacation home. Then there are some that presently own or have owned a boat, but have become tired of the hassles and time required to maintain a boat in good condition. Probably the best reason to join a Fractional Program is when people want to buy a boat, but are not sure what they would want in terms of size, type, features and options.

You can now enjoy an entire season of boating without the expense and responsibilities of traditional boat ownership. With a Fractional Yachting Program (sometimes referred to as a Fractional Lease) you share the yacht of your choice making reservations for your boat months or minutes in advance. You are one of a select group of yachts users and it is the closest thing to owning your own boat without the high cost and day to day responsibilities. Use it for a day excursion or week-long cruise to countless other popular destinations. The program available through YACHT Solutions is a practical boating system that allows you the user, the satisfaction of accessing a beautiful late model yacht without all the hassles, headaches and expenses that can be associated with ownership. You will captain a pristine yacht that is bigger than most of the other boats on the water with a minimum of 3 – 4 cruise times every month from May through to October. The annual fee includes usage, slip fees, insurance, maintenance, cleaning, and management. The cost of sole ownership calculating just the fixed expenses alone including insurance, dockage, winter storage, maintenance, cleaning, pump-outs, spring commissioning and haul out exceed this. Plus, if you are like most boat owners, only end up using your new boat 2-3 times per month. The YACHT Solutions program will bring you as close as possible to the feel of sole ownership.

The advantages of this program include being able to access the newest latest boats which are easier to handle, more enjoyable to use, safer and more comfortable that ever. A program like this can only be further complimented with a fine selection of yachts.

“I’ve been a Fractional Yachting client for several years and it’s wonderful to have a late model, well-appointed and maintained boat at my disposal without the day to day responsibilities. I have a busy practice and love boating but would not have gotten into yachting otherwise.” ~ Dr. R Pinto

Enter BAVARIA Yachts for the 2018 season – A combination of German Engineering and Italian Design. This award-winning yacht manufacturer based in Germany is the most modern shipyard in world to produce yachts. They aspire to build quality sailing and power boats using only premium equipment from only the best suppliers in the industry. Since 1978 more than 40,000 yachts have been built at their facilities.

Bavaria have incorporated many unique features such as their unique tri-model designs. Three different configurations are available on certain sized boats, so you can choose from the Open, HardTop or Coupe designs.

S36 Open

S36 Hard Top

S36 Coupe






Bavaria is on the forefront or innovation with patented construction technology that improves performance. Their latest E-Line series of motor yachts offers a Hybrid Electric / Diesel powertrain for Environmental and Economic operation.


Bavaria offers an extensive lineup of sail, power and catamarans with over 40 years of boatbuilding experience combined with world class 24/7 product support. It is regarded as one of the most sought-after yacht brands in the world.


“ I entered into a Fractional Program to get comfortable operating a boat and getting a feel for what the lifestyle was like. This was an ideal step before I ventured out to buy one which was my dream. The program took me from A to Z and gave me the confidence and knowledge to make a better buying decision for myself and our family. I highly recommend it for 1st time purchasers”. ~ C Lacey – Business Owner

Fully equipped Bavaria yachts are now available in a Fractional Yachting Program in the Greater Toronto Area offered by YACHT Solutions. These new sail and power yachts offer utmost comfort and safety for a paramount yachting experience. Now you can select the boat that suits your needs, one season at a time. This is the perfect “Try it out, before you buy it” program. All too often you will see boats for sale that are only a few years old and hardly used. Likely an expensive lesson that can now be avoided.

Boats are professionally managed and maintained impeccably which also includes being detailed, fueled up, pumped out along with other day to day responsibilities. You now spend most of your time enjoying the boat and entertaining your guests.

Flexibility and Convenience – choose the yacht that best suits you

The cost of sharing a first-class yacht starts at only $5,700 for an entire season. No long-term obligations, no high ownership costs – just a modest membership fee that can be spread out over monthly payments and a refundable security deposit. YACHT Solutions uses a web-based, real-time scheduling system to easily and conveniently plan your cruising times.

Training is another important aspect of the program and full instruction is available. When you join, you will participate in an in-depth demonstration of your boat with one of our trainers who will take the time to completely familiarize you with the boat. Many videos and tutorials are also made available building competency and safety.

If you’re thinking about trying out this lifestyle, you could not make a better investment. Whether this is your dream of a floating cottage to entertain friends and family or a unique way to entertain business clients and acknowledge your staff’s efforts. The program was designed to be flexible and convenient – being able to take friends, family, or clients cruising on a beautiful day, an evening, a weekend or even a full week. You will not only take pride in the boat that you captain, but you also have the satisfaction of knowing that you aren’t paying full price for such a luxury. You’ll feel great about the money you will be saving and find it hard not to tell everyone about how you embarked on this exciting lifestyle.

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