VPM was founded in 1994, and since has been one of the largest yachtcharter companies. Its boats, based in the Caribbean , Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean, allow everything to everyone to fully experience the thrill of sailing, whether for rental with or without crew or for cabin charters. VPM Has negotiated prices for flights as well as with a large amount of providers so that you will always benefit from the best price possible.
VPM together with its partners has over 25 bases spread strategically all over the world. The success of VPM starts with the yachts it chooses for its yacht charters. From the yachts selected (spacious, en-suite bathrooms, etc), to the itineraries and programs we design (sailing distances under 3 hours for beginners), there is a sailing turn for everyone. Our yachts combine a high level of equipment as well as an exceptional and professional service. Yachts of the VPM Bestsail fleet include several yacht types including: Jeanneau, Beneteau, Bavaria, Dufour, Nautitech, Fountaine-Pajot, Lagoon.
Our destinations and those of our partners include:
Saint-Martin, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Tortola
Seychelles - Mahé
Europe / Mediterranean
Malta, Balearic Islands, Italy, Turkey, Corsica, French Riviera, Croatia,
Portugal and Greece
Our offices: Paris (Courbevoie) & Freiburg (Germany)
Depending on your taste and your budget, you will find that VPM / Bestsail has a large variety of cruises and charters to offer. It does not matter whether you are an experienced sailor or beginner, or simply looking for a relaxing holiday with family or friends. There are plenty of options for everyone:
Bareboat charter: Ideal for experienced sailors with a sailing license, eager to explore or cross to exotic destinations in several of our destinations. Sailors here can create their own itinerary or choose to follow one of our suggested itineraries.
Crewed charter: is for those who would like to navigate safely under professional supervision of an experienced skipper, as well as benefit from the luxury of having a cook or hostess on board. Our staff on board are very experienced and know the destinations perfectly.
Cabin Cruise: a prepared itinerary, varying from 5-12 days perfect to explore new destinations, on a date fixed in advance, along with other passenger. Cabin cruises are ideal for smaller groups which would not like to charter a whole yacht, but simply a double cabin, while experiencing the joys of the maneuver. Cabin cruises furthermore have the advantage that no experience is required and guests have the choice whether to participate actively or simply relax during the maneuvers.
VPM is also present in many major events every year. In the past VPM has been on many major nautical events such as the Salon Nautique de Porte de Versailles, the Grand Pavois in La Rochelle, the Düsseldorf Boat Show, as well as several ITB Berlin. In 2016 VPM was present at several trade fairs such as the CMT in Stuttgart, F.RE.E in Munich and the ITB in Berlin and many more.
VPM is specialised in yacht charter however, with its many partners can offer many more services and products such as flights, hotels and other water sports for example diving.
VPM also offers Brokerage services, with many great opportunities such as tax exemption and various financing options to acquire a new yacht. Currently, 3 access ownership programs are available for sailing yachts in one of these specifications: the "security" program (guaranteed fixed income), the "partner" program (VPM financing 50% of the project), the program "partner" (the actual operating income).
The Group-Incentive department deals with events for companies which are looking to motivate and reward their employees, create team building experiences, as well as create an opportunity for staff and management to interact and discuss business. Here companies can exclusively charter one or more yachts to travel together as a fleet and plan several team building activities.
Staff & Organization
VPM currently has over a 100 employees from the offices, to the base, to the crew on board during the charters. All are accomplished professionals and enthusiasts of the sea.
New cabin charter (cocktails):
VPM in recent years has started to focus more and more on cabin charter, which give people the possibility to book a double cabin on a comfortable catamaran including crew, full board, drinks package, snorkeling equipment and much more.
New projects and new boats.
2 New Cocktails and 2 New Yacht further enhance the cabin cruise offer.
VPM first cabin cruise in the Seychelles with a 5 day Itinerary. Can be combined with flights and accommodation for example in Mahé and Praslin.
A cabin cruise around the Seychelles on board of Mojito 78 “ Le Gauguin” the largest catamaran in the VPM fleet.
A cabin cruise onboard of the brand new Lagoon 620.
www.vpm-yachtcharter.com offers a comprehensive tour of the entire fleet, details of destinations, itineraries and cabin cruises, as well as the possibility to book online.