About us

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InterCharter is a yacht charter broker, specializing both in cabin charters and in private yacht charters, crewed or bareboat.

With thousands of charter yachts of any size and type to pick from, everybody can find the perfect one. Sailboats, catamarans, gulets, motor yachts: the offer is so wide that the choice may not be easy, that is why our commitment is to guide our clients through all the phases of their charter experience, from the selection of the most suitable yacht, until the completion of the charter.

We always try to select yachts that stand out for the care they are managed with and for the competence of their crew or of the staff at the base; furthermore we aim to provide all support to make the whole charter experience enjoyable and carefree. There are several advantages of booking your charter through InterCharter:

The opportunity to pick among a wide selection of the best sail and power yachts in the charter market, thanks to our continual work in selecting the most reliable partners;
A charter assistant available via e-mail from 9.00 h to 19.00 h (GMT+1) on business days for a prompt answer to your questions;
Access to extensive and useful information on InterCharter’s web site for planning your sailing vacations;
Competent advice from our staff, highly qualified thanks to their direct experience in all yacht charter related matters.

The Italian branch of InterCharter was opened in 2004 and then moved to the UK in 2011 by the owners:
Fabio Samec
registered under n. 31 in the “Ruolo dei Mediatori Marittimi di Trieste” (Ship and Yacht Brokers Registry)

Fabio began his career in the marine industry in 1980 when he started managing a boat building and repair yard, while studying for his degree in mechanical engineering. In 1990 he used those skills to design and build his own yacht, a 60′ cutter. He then concentrated on sailing crewed-charter sailboats, an activity that allowed him to sail more than 150,000 miles in the Mediterranean Sea and the Caribbean. Having acquired a considerable experience in the yacht charter field, Fabio founded “InterCharter” in 1999, its first headquarters being in Panama. Since then, beside his yacht charter broker activity, he’s been teaching shipbuilding classes and supporting various projects within the marine industry. Francesca Pettoello
registered under n. 49 in the “Ruolo dei Mediatori Marittimi di Trieste” (Ship and Yacht Brokers Registry)

Francesca Pettoello

Francesca started her career far from the nautical sector, with a degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in e-Business Management. She worked first for two chemical companies and then in web publishing. Later, in 2001, Francesca joined Fabio on board his cutter as hostess and chef, thereby acquiring first-hand her crewed-charter experience and a sense for the delicate equilibrium and the subtle alchemy that make a successful charter. At the same time she began working on the boat, she started working at InterCharter as its web master and as a yacht charter broker. These activities grew into a full-time career, and she gave up her on board jobs in 2004.


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