More than 700 islands, reefs and cays, make the Caribbean a picture-perfect paradise for sailors at any level. Enjoy easy line-of-sight navigation while island-hopping from one charming harbor to the next. Situated largely on the Caribbean Plate, the region comprises more than 7,000 islands, islets, reefs, and cays. Also called the West Indies, since Christopher Columbus landed here in 1492 believing he was in India, the region consists of the Antilles, divided into the larger Greater Antilles which bound the sea on the north and the Lesser Antilles on the south and east, and the Bahamas.
A Caribbean sailing vacation helps you realize your nautical dreams in the most unique way. Each colonized by a different Europeannation, the Caribbean islands invite you to discover their distinct history and culture. Explore seven island bases, with each offering up a taste of mouthwatering cuisine and exciting things to do. Whether you want calm, protected waters and short islandhops or exhilarating blue water passages.View more Itineraries
With wonderful waters, antiquated towns and more than 1,400 islands to choose from, the 350 km long coastline of Croatia dazzles visitors from all over. Surrounded by the clear waters of the Adriatic are Medieval towns each with whitewashed buildings and rich historical backgrounds, an abundance of islands, secluded bays and coves and sandy beaches, making Croatia the perfect yacht chartering destination for those who wish to experience the Mediterranean as it once might have been.
Carrying the traces of Illyrian, Christian, Roman, Austrian and Venetian empires, Croatia has increasingly become a popular tourist destination, yet still remains perfectly preserved, and offers one of the most authentic yacht chartering experiences in Europe.
Croatia offers an endless variety of destinations, whether you are seeking natural beauty, cultural diversity, historical sites or hiking trails. The most popular destinations are Dubrovnik, Sibenik, Split and Zadar.View more Itineraries
Greece remains one of the most beloved travel destinations. The combination of rugged beauty and thousands of years of history never seizes to amaze and inspire. Venture further inland and you will find atmospheric villages and monasteries, museums and a laid-back lifestyle, which the Greeks are fampis for. Minoans, Romans, Arabs, Latin Crusaders, Venetians, Slavs, Albanians and Turks have all left their mark in almost every town or village.
Take the helm of a beautiful chartered yacht and experience prolonged periods of open water sailing as you strike out for the scattered Saronic Islands, or enjoy easy line-of-sight exploration through the famous Heptanese Islands off Greece’s west coast.
Sailing in Greece is a near-mythical blend of line-of-sight cruising and longer, more challenging passages. The Ionian Sea’s light winds and warm waters invite sailorsof all abilities to take on a real adventure, while the Saronic caters for those looking for a more testing voyage. Set sail from our base in Lefkas for some classic Greek island hopping, or go to Corfu for some steady coastal cruising. Our Athens Zea base is the ideal launchpad for trips into the Cyclades and wider Saronic.View more Itineraries
With a portion of its territory in Asia, and another in Europe, Turkey has a unique geopolitical position. While most of the country in Asia is called Anatolia, the small region remaining in Europe is Thrace. Turkey is a bridge between East and West, it is indeed a cultural mosaic. The country, which has a coast to the Mediterranean, Black Sea and Aegean Sea together with the Marmara Sea, which is an inland sea, has a rich history as well as its natural beauty. It has hosted many civilizations such as Hittite, Phrygian, Lydian, Greek, Roman, Seljuk and Ottoman civilizations. Almost every region of the country, which is a center of culture and mythology, has historical ruins. Many ruins and ancient cities, especially Troy, Gobekli Tepe, Hattusas, Ephesus and Catalhoyuk are in this country.
The region between Bodrum Peninsula in the southwest of Turkey, and Kas which is located on the Mediterranean coast in the southern region is very convenient for blue voyage. This coastal line, which hosts a lot of bays and also has very rich forests on land, is a unique region in terms of natural beauty. The fact that there are many sheltered bays allows easy cruising. The whole region is hot in summers and mild and rainy in winters. The region, which can be traveled comfortably during the period from May to November, and is an attraction for tourists from all over the world thanks to the long summer season.
Turkey is a manufacturing point for many boats, especially traditional wooden gulets. Sail yacht, catamaran, wooden gulet or a luxury motor yacht; whichever you prefer, you can find many alternatives on the Turkish coast. The fact that Greek Islands (named Twelve Islands) are so close to the borders of the country colors-up the sea life. You can learn about both Turkish and Greek culture if you make a boat holiday in Turkey. You can leave Bodrum, Marmaris, Fethiye or Göcek and visit these islands along with the Turkish coasts.
Besides its natural beauty, history, culture and geographical location, Turkey is also famous for its rich and tasty cuisine. Turkish cuisine, which has numerous local dishes, especially kebab, pastries and seafood, is a combination of many different cultures coming together throughout history. Having the legacy of a great empire spanning across three continents makes Turkish cuisine one of the richest cuisines in the world. If you choose crewed blue voyage in Turkey, you can taste the extraordinary dishes of professional chefs on the boat. If your holiday is with a bareboat, many local restaurants in the area will welcome you with the same flavors.View more Itineraries
Cruising and sailing in the Indian Ocean is a wonderful experience with all those beautiful Indian Ocean islands and atolls, many of which are remote and seldom visited.
The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering about 20% of the water on the Earth's surface. It is bounded on the north by Asia (including the Indian subcontinent, after which it is named); on the west by Africa; on the east by Indochina, the Sunda Islands, and Australia; and on the south by the Antarctica.
Scattered into small islands and cays harbouring sensational coral reefs, many of the Indian Ocean’s jewels remain largely untouched and little known. With strong winds, powerful currents and submerged hazards to navigate, experienced skippers will relish the opportunity to conquer an ocean that has so much to offer adventurers.View more Itineraries