Frequently asked questions

About Xclusive

Xclusive began Chartering Yachts in 2006, with popularity the company has grown its fleet and now operates 30 vessels and employs over 200 staff Rated Dubai’s #1 Yacht Charter Operator.

Yes. Each vessel is assigned its own Captain and Crew. Together with our own quality standard requirements for presentation and being English spoken all Crew must hold the necessary STCW paperwork and have a proven history within the Maritime Service Sector to be part of the Xclusive Team.

Yes all our vessels are company owned and selected to provide our customers with the luxury and space they desire. Each is registered Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) and hold all required public and private liability insurances.

Booking a yacht

Xclusive Yachts operate the largest privately owned fleet across the UAE currently operating 30. We have handpicked our vessels to cater for small and large groups. Please contact one of our Charter Consultants to best choose the best solution for your charter.

Charters start from AED500p/hr, prices will vary according to the size of the vessel required.

Yes we do. You will find the best deals during the week, these change throughout the season. To find out more about what we have on offer please contact one of our Charter Executives.

Call our hotline on 044327233 and ask to speak with one of our Charter Executives. Once you have chosen your preferred Yacht, date and duration, you can secure the booking by placing a 50% deposit against the allotted charter.

You can pay via the following method;

  • Online Payment Link (sent)
  • Cash/Cheque
  • Debit or Credit Card

Yachts are typically chartered for a minimum of 3 hours to witness all the sights, quicker charters are available please contact one of our charter executives to understand the terms and conditions for this.

If you have specific dates and times to execute your charter we recommend you book well in advance. If you are generally flexible then 3-4 weeks during peak season 1-2 weeks prior during the summer.

Soft drinks and water are complimentary when chartering with Xclusive Yachts. We have catering Menus available upon request at a supplement. Note we do not allow guest to bring own bbq meat. Please discuss your catering and dietary requirements with your Charter Executive during the booking process.

Yes, our team will contact you by telephone the evening before the charter clarifying the time and criteria of your charter.

Yes, minors under 2yrs are permitted but must remain within the Saloon or Cabin area accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of 9 are required to wear life jackets throughout the charter.

We do offer Jet Ski's, please speak to your charter representative to book. Note we do not permit 3rd party Jet Ski's during our charters.

On the day of charter

We are located within Dubai Marina, Our office is located at Marina Plaza Tower, Meet & Greet is at PIER 7 which is next to our office. our fleet is a 2 minute walk to Xclusive Marina Gate.

Xclusive operate a luxury pick up service, if you wish to bring you own vehicle you have the following parking options:

  • Valet parking is available at Pier 7, AED20 per vehicle (if stamped by our representative)

Please arrive 20-30 min prior to your charter at the designated Pier 7 Valet. Please make the operations team aware when you arrive.

We will have one of our coordinators meet you and your guests at the front of the Pier 7 Valet Parking. They escort you to the vessel.

Please arrive to our offices at Marina Plaza Level 13 at least 30 min prior to departure. Our front of house team will then assist in the balance payment process. This can be settled with cash or credit card.

All guests MUST bring with them Valid I.D. Passport for individuals coming from outside of UAE and Emirates I.D for Residents. Failure to comply may result in you or guests being refused entry to the vessel.

We will try to accommodate where we can, please consult your Charter Executive to discuss details outside of your allotted charter.

During your charter

You may extend your charter IF we are in a position where there is availability following your charter. We advise this is pre discussed as a possibility with your Charter Executive. Payment for the extension must be either at the office prior to the charter or with the Captain in cash during your charter.

Your Charter will commence taxiing through the infamous Dubai Marina, once out in the Arabian Sea you will travel around the iconic Palm Jameira, see sights such as the Atlantis Hotel and the One & Only Royal Mirage, from there across to the 7 Star Burj Al Arab and Jameira Beach Hotel, before heading back past the Sheik Mohammad’s Island. Time permitting we will rest the vessel for you and your guests to anchor in the sheltered waters and relax with the back drop of Dubai as your.

Yes. We have a contracted professional catering company servicing all of our vessels for more information on menu options and costs please contact your Charter Executive.

No you cannot bring your own food. However you can bring your own drinks. We have menus that we offer with a variety of food options.

Yes. Each yacht is equipped with a sound system, an AUX cable friendly device is required. We do not have our own music to play, so please bring your own.

The route will be agreed with your charter exectuvei, should the sea condition be rough then we will adjust the route accordingly. Weather and Coastguard restrictions may apply.

The Coast Guard inform our office if a weather warning has been issued. In this instance you will be notified immediately and have the following options presented to you;

  • Continue with your charter with an alternative and safer route plan (if permitted).
  • Reschedule the charter for a later date.
  • Cancel the booking free of any cancellation charges (only in the event you are unable to reschedule).

This is subjective, we advise to minimise the risk of discomfort during your charter, eat a meal (no fruit) ideally bread and stay on the top deck facing the direction the vessel is moving in. The Captain will assign seasickness tables prior to the charter for those commonly affected by motion sickness.

Swimming is permitted during daylight hours only. Cut offs are typically during the Summer months at 7.00pm and winter months at 5.00pm.

Unfortunately our expertise are with yachting and not that of deep sea fishing, our vessels are also more suited for cruising near the coastline not deep sea fishing.

For the safety of our guests and to keep the yacht in pristine condition we require all guests to remove their footwear when boarding. New slippers are on board for those not comfortable in bare feet.

Life jackets are only required when a weather warning has been issued or you are chartering a high speed vessel such as a speed boat. Even so, this is only required whilst the vessel is in motion and can be removed whist at anchor. Please see What if weather is Bad on the day? for more details.

The yachts

We currently operate 30 yachts & boats 22ft – 146ft.

Yes we will provide towels for all guests on board.

Yes. All vessels will come with adequate ice, water, soft drinks and juices.

We will supply ample glasswear on all our charters. If you have chosen Xclusive Catering our caterers will supply all the plates and cutlery needed. If no catering is ordered then no cutlery will be supplied. Please note bringing your own food is not permitted.

If you have ordered our Xclusive Catering then we will provide a bbq grill and qualified chef for the charter. If you have not ordered then no bbq will be allowed to be used.

Each vessel has cabins, heads, Saloons, fly bridges (excl. 35ft).


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Xclusive Transfers
Xclusive Transfers

Complimentary luxury transfers on all yacht charters!

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Xclusive Cuisine
Xclusive Cuisine

Compliment your charter with an array of catering options.

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Xclusive Watersports
Water Sports

Add some fun to your charter with a banana or donut ride.

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Red Carpet On Arrival
Red Carpet

Board in Style! Special red carpet entrance on arrival!

Xclusive Hostess

For a small additional charge you can have your very own hostess onboard the yacht to really add a true personal touch to your experience.

Xclusive Cake
Xclusive Cake

Add a cake with its own personal message. Perfect for special occasions like birthdays & anniversaries.

Balloons & Decorations

Upon request we can decorate the yacht to your party requirements with balloons and decorations, to really add that finishing touch to your celebration.

Meet & Greet
Concierge Service

Exclusive concierge service is available on arrival at the Dubai Marina Yacht club. Any assistance in carrying luggage will be provided.

Jet Ski
Jet Ski

Compliment your charter with a jet ski, available with all yacht charters.

Xclusive Resident Dj
Xclusive Resident Dj

Our resident DJ can spin various genres to make your party buzz.


Capture the moment with a dedicated photographer, lifetime of memories.

Dedicated Captain & Crew
Dedicated Captain & Crew

Our dedicated team of highly trained captain & crew will be present at all times to ensure a smooth voyage!