Jose CharterAlia

Hi there! My name is José Navas, CEO and founder of CharterAlia. I also live and work as a skipper on one of our catamarans. I am a Software Engineer (University of Granada, 1997) and I have a bachelor’s degree in translation (University of Miami, 2005). I am a vocational, self-taught Quixote-like person, who has worked in many areas, including as a SEO consultant, ski instructor, sales manager, private pilot, software engineer, sworn translator, professional skipper, and a long list of other crazy jobs!

These days, I’m trying to multitask 3 simultaneous projects, and since I am not a woman, multitasking is often quite hard. I have a beautiful chalet for rent in Sierra Nevada, I run an Internet firm, and finally, my greatest satisfaction, CharterAlia, a boat charter company in the Balearic islands. It took me a while, but I finally turned my passion for the sea and sailing into my profession and my way of life. We started with a tiny sailboat back in 2010, then a catamaran in 2011,  and today we manage a fleet of over 40 boats throughout Ibiza, Formentera, Mallorca, and Menorca!

If you are a bit curious, you can read more about how I gave a radical change to my life and I started to do what I really loved here: My passion for sailboats and catamarans.

captain of catamaran in Ibiza
Arriving in Ibiza on my catamaran a few winters ago.

At the end of each season in Ibiza, I always make a video trying to summarize the experiences we have aboard the catamaran where I work as a skipper. If you are interested in renting one of our boats, please press PLAY and share it.

Video: Highlights of the season in Ibiza in 2013

Video: Summary of Ibiza season 2014

By Jose CharterAlia – The story of how we became a boat charter in Ibiza

4 thoughts on “Jose CharterAlia”

  1. Hello Jose, have you got any availability for a Catamaran hire for 6 people either on sat 23rd or sun 24th of May for a day trip to formentera or around the bays of Ibiza please.
    If so please could you let me know the price of these?

    Many thanks
    Fiona John

  2. Hi Jose,

    Please let us know if you have a Catamaran for 4 persons to the beaches of Formentera and Espalmador from Ibiza monday October 2nd 2017? Please let us know the options.

    1. Hi Peter!

      Sure, we can offer you the smallest catamaran available in the islands, the Lagoon 380 itinerary to Formentera.
      I have just sent you a detailed email. Please, let us know your comments.

      See you soon!

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