Types of boats to enjoy Ibiza
The law distinguishes different types of pleasure boats, depending on their operation, main function and dimensions. Essentially, they are the ones that we quote below:
The yacht is the largest recreational boat, which has only a playful use. It works with one or more engines, which can be outboard and / or integrated into the hull, although sometimes it can also be propelled by sails.
A boat is a smaller boat, which is also powered by engines, although it can use sails or paddles on special occasions. It differs from other boats because it uses an internal combustion engine that moves the propellers, and this makes possible its propulsion. They have many uses, besides sailing for leisure: they are used in the sport of water skiing and to patrol, thanks to its mobility.
Sailing boats are a type of recreational boats that are characterized by being very light, which allows them to propel the sails. The sporting competitions in which these boats are used are very common.
The most sophisticated version of the sailboats are those of tall masts, also known as great sailboat. These are the most traditional boats, equipped with sail and rigging suitable for sailing propelled by the wind, such as square sails and aúricas sails with mast and gavia separated. The most popular tall masts are schooners, brics, frigates and brigantines.
The boats are small boats that never have a covered part where the navigators can take shelter and that are driven by oars. It is able to float and move through the water even if it is not directed by its occupants. Throughout history they have always been built of wood, although in recent times can be found made of fiberglass and can be propelled both rowing and sailing as a motor. A boat has many uses, from recreational craft to security means for an emergency evacuation of older boats, through traditional fishing.
The nautical motorcycle, as the name implies, is shaped like a motorcycle and is driven in much the same way. It is a light boat that propulses to motor and that does not use propeller, but turbine, unlike the majority.
Finally, a catamaran is a boat formed by two hulls joined together by a platform. Stability is one of its main characteristics as well as lack of ballast. This allows them several benefits, such as being able to use a large canopy and have more speed. For this reason the catamaran is the perfect boat to enjoy a vacation sailing along the coast of the island of Ibiza. Find out about Hedonist, the catamaran for rent in Ibiza.