Once you have made up your mind that a bareboat sailing charter to the Caribbean is the perfect way to experience a paradise vacation, you still have several decisions to make. For instance, where in the Caribbean do you want to go; what cabin layout do you prefer; what size sailing vessel will you need and do you want a monohull charter or a catamaran charter? A good charter yacht broker can assist you in choosing which sailing vessel best suits you based on the number of people in your party, you budget, your sailing skills and your desired level of comfort. Which type of charter is best? The answer is that there simply is no such thing as the best boat. The range of available monohull and catamaran charter boats can be mind-boggling. Selecting the right one for you means finding the sailing vessel that can best serve your needs. Here are some tips to keep in mind and point you in the right direction in order to find the optimal monohull or catamaran charter boat for you.