After the long wait, you are finally going to embark on your Komodo yacht charter! Imagine the tranquil vibe along the journey. No one to disturb you lounging in the sundeck—unless your closest fellow whom you personally pick for this private sail. No need to compromise with strangers you barely know. Less awkward conversation and more quality me time in the remote frontier. It’s only you and the beautiful Komodo’s jurassic-esque landscape.
It’s easy to get over excited for the trip and end up with bulk luggage full of things you hardly need. Packing for a liveaboard trip is essentially not that different to a hotel stay. Relax. If this is your first time sailing in a chartered boat, you are not alone. No need to be worried—here are everything you need to know to do it right.
Go Easy With the Clothing
Yeah, we get it. You are going to a exotic place that’s been a rave among travelers. A side of you want to look good in this tropical destination—for the sake of maintaining proper blog and social media posts. That’s totally understandable. Just selectively choose your best summer clothes and leave the dressy one. Leave your clothes to minimum. As your days in Komodo basically consists of diving, hiking the islands, and chilling in one of the empty beaches, some comfortable t-shirts, shorts, and bikinis can make for the whole holiday.
Skincare is A Must, Make Up is Optional. Sunscreen is A Mandatory.
On board Komodo yacht charter, you are going to go bare-faced a lot—especially when it’s packed with diving schedule. And without anyone to impress, you are free to be yourself. Leave all the brushes and creams home—keep your make up minimum.
On the contrary, extreme changes of weather during the sailing trip can leave serious impact to your skin. Frequent diving and prolonged contact with sea water can also leave your skin damaged, especially if you are blessed with sensitive skin. Generously apply sunscreen during the day to protect your skin. Then, don’t forget to take care of your skin with your skincare routine to keep it smooth and supple. Bring aloe vera gel in your skin care regimen to soothe the inevitable sunburn.
When it comes to medicine, it’s a little different from packing for clothes. Bring every over-the-counter and prescribed medicine you may need during the trip. A rule of thumb: If you have the urge to bring it, you probably should. This include seasickness tablets, anti-allergen pills, birth control pills, painkillers, and first aid kit.
Take Special Care to Feminine Hygiene Needs
Never ever forget your feminine product. On board the Komodo yacht charter, most of the vcrews are guys who know almost nothing about you feminine needs. And you cannot just make a pullover to the nearest mini market whenever you need it—yes, even though you rented the whole boat. Your bag must include feminine wash, menstrual cup/ napkin/ tampon, feminine wash, and other product you usually use.
Are you ready for your private trip to the wild Komodo?