Bored on Board: The Best Games To Play During Isolation
by Kelly Sullivan
If you're spending the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) isolation period on board your superyacht, no doubt you've got your pick of the best water toys or top jet skis to while away the time on. However, if you're looking for something more challenging for all the family or something for a bit of post-dinner entertainment, then we suggest you keep these luxury board games stocked up for guaranteed fun.
A great one to play on board! Jaws is a game of strategy that could end in tears. One player is the shark, who has to avoid capture while trying to attack as many swimmers as possible, whereas the rest of the players need to try and track the shark and save the tourists. Suitable for all ages and for players of up to four.
An illustrated game of creative guesswork, Dixit puts your imagination to work. It's a storytelling game in which the opponents try to guess which card the story teller has, based on the creative story they've told with them.
You'll need your wits about you in order to outsmart the cat and uncover its crimes. Play with multiple players or solo, but crack the clues to find out which cat did what, this game calls for some feline intuition and deductive reasoning.
For the fiercely competitive, timely and eloquent among us, this new twist on the age-old favourite will quickly shake things up around the table. Who's the king of catch phrases and who's in-tune with whom? There's only one way to find out...
Harry Potter Labyrinth
This is a great game for the Harry Potter fanatics out there (ahem, me). Help uncover Hogwarts' many secret passageways and try find all your favourite Harry Potter characters before the others, though watch out for moving staircases and dead ends!
One for the lovebirds who can't get out on those date nights! These Q Cards have questions that will have the other really opening up, including some light-hearted reflection and juicy revelations. You'll soon see how quickly conversation spirals.
This is a quick thinking game where you're up against the clock. Players need to quickly and clearly describe what's on the card as the game tests both you and your guests general knowledge. 30 Seconds is like a new-age Articulate, stimulating and fun and great for larger groups.