Destinations

Whether you are planning unlimited relaxation, a super adventure or the party of a lifetime, there are scores of exotic yachting destinations across the globe. From the glitz and glamor of the French Riviera to the unrivaled excitement of arriving at an unspoilt beach on an exotic island in the Bahamas; owning a yacht awards you with a unique freedom to experience and explore the world. We delve into some of the choice destinations you can choose from when you are at the helm of a yacht – where possibilities are infinite and adventure is guaranteed.

 

The Stunning but Scary Red Sea

The Stunning but Scary Red Sea

The Red Sea – Pirates, Ahoy! As a highly sought after diving destination, the Red Sea is a prime region for exotic yacht chartering companies. But is it accessible to sailing enthusiast? Let’s explore the area and its challenges. Stretching from the north to the south between the Gulf of Aden and the Suez Canal, the Red Sea is a massive expanse of glittering turquoise waters beckoning divers and snorkelling enthusiasts from all over the world. Vast reefs teeming with Learn more
Catalina Island, California With a Mediterranean Vibe

Catalina Island, California With a Mediterranean Vibe

Catalina Island – Like Greece But in The US Located just over 20 miles Southwest of Los Angeles, Catalina Island is a highly accessible escape for sailing enthusiasts. With clear waters, whitewashed buildings and incredible seafood on offer, visitors are enchanted by the rustic and under-developed charm of the island, and are transported to what feels like one of the Greek islands – only it is in the US. Under-Water or Above Ground Although Catalina Island is only around 22 Learn more
Exploring Croatia’s Islands

Exploring Croatia’s Islands

It is a well-known fact among the sailing community that Croatia is a cruising paradise. Adventurers from far and wide visit Croatia to experience off-the-beaten-track islands where they are transported back through history in stone-built fishing villages that make them feel as though they are in Europe in years gone by. Sailing folk go for fair waters and mild weather conditions. When to Sail to Croatia With a wealth of natural beauty and a typically Mediterranean climate, sun-seekers are advised Learn more
The Unspoiled Mergui Archipelago

The Unspoiled Mergui Archipelago

Off The Beaten Tack in Burma As the owner of a luxury yacht, you’re always looking for an exotic sailing destination that is far from the madding and crowded berths of the world’s top marinas. Sure Monaco is fun, but if you’re looking for true adventure on the high seas, then nothing beats exploring the Mergui Archipelago, located south-west of Myanmar (Burma). Visit the Islands of the Mergui Archipelago With just over 800 islands making up the unspoiled Mergui Archipelago, Learn more
The Gorgeous Grenadines

The Gorgeous Grenadines

The Grenadines is a chain of 32 exquisite Caribbean islands and cays dotted along a 60 mile stretch of South Caribbean waters. The tropical weather, stunning sandy beaches and clear blue water makes the Grenadines a haven for sailing enthusiasts interested in exploring several islands. The Islands Sailing around the Grenadines is a bit more exciting than the British Virgin Isles. Water conditions on the journey towards the islands can be rough, but once you get to the islands there Learn more
Fort Lauderdale – The Venice of America

Fort Lauderdale – The Venice of America

If you are heading to the United States with a yacht across the Atlantic, one of the best places to anchor at is Fort Lauderdale in Florida. With a whopping 3,000 hours of sunshine each year, a fantastic selection of classy bars and fine boutiques – it is an ideal destination for the discerning sailor. You may even spot a celebrity or two. American billionaire automotive dealer Jim Moran’s elegant yacht the Gallant Lady is often seen docked at Fort Learn more
Gustavia – Lush, Charming and Simply Gorgeous

Gustavia – Lush, Charming and Simply Gorgeous

Whether you call the island Saint Barthélemy, St Barth, St Barts or Ouanalao like the indigenous people call it – it is an unparalleled tropical paradise. St Barts is the ultimate Christmas and new year destination, frequented by rich and famous sailing enthusiasts from all over the world. Along with celebrities like Kate Moss, Kim Kardashian and Paul McCartney, billionaire Russian Roman Abramovich is known to regularly moor in Gustavia – which is the capital of St Barts. These super Learn more
Cruising to Christmas Island

Cruising to Christmas Island

Sailing to Experience a Spectacular Event Christmas Island is an island in the Indian Ocean under Australian sovereignty with just over 2,000 residents, most residing on the Northern tip of the island, where Flying Fish Cove is located. There is a jetty and a boat ramp and it is possible to land on the beach with a tender most of the year. Petrol and diesel are available at the filling station which is around 200m from Flying Fish Cove. Nearby Learn more
Easter Island – One of the Most Exotic Destinations on Earth

Easter Island – One of the Most Exotic Destinations on Earth

Isolation, Adventure and Unique Sights The Easter Island is one of the most isolated inhabited islands on earth and steeped in mystery and myth. It was originally called ‘Te Pito O Te Henua’ which means ‘Navel of the World’ before the Spanish named it Isla de Pascua and the Polynesians called it Rapa Nui. A Dutch explorer was the first European to discover the island on an Easter Sunday in 1722, hence the better known English name: Easter Island. Stuff Learn more
Bahaman Beauties – The Abacos

Bahaman Beauties – The Abacos

The Great and Little Abaco Islands The Bahamian Abaco Islands are a wonderland of luxury, opulence, and relaxation. The islands are broken down into Great Abaco and Little Abaco Islands with a few smaller dainty cays tucked in between and around. Intricate and sheltered islands and warm weather bode well for relaxed sailing trips. It’s all about ships Getting back to basics has never been easier, with unmatched hospitality on the Man-O-War Cay, famous for its boat building culture. A Learn more
Exciting Sailing in Hawaiian Waters

Exciting Sailing in Hawaiian Waters

Aloha Hawaii Fascinating culture, magnificent volcanic landscapes and sprawling beaches feature richly on breathtaking Hawaii. The spectacular coastline stretches over 750 miles and consists of eight major islands. It is home to 132 islets, as well as reefs and shoals filled with diverse sea life offering yachting enthusiasts endless opportunities to explore. Legendary beaches, legendary waves The extraordinary beaches in Hawaii are captivating in many ways. As a prime surfing destination Hawaii has some of the most legendary waves and Learn more
Fascinating Cuba – a Unique Time Capsule

Fascinating Cuba – a Unique Time Capsule

Cuba is Never Boring Cuba is a spellbinding destination with a lot to offer those looking for an active sailing getaway. Steady winds, an excellent climate, friendly people and stunning natural beauty makes it perfect for sailing, while African and Amerindian roots and a rich cultural background makes it ideal for exploring. Several islets are spread across coral reefs around Cuba, ready to be discovered by the adventure-hungry sailor. There is only one restricted area located around the infamous ‘Bay Learn more
Uruguay – Refreshingly Untamed

Uruguay – Refreshingly Untamed

If you are sailing the Atlantic along the South American coast, there are many glitzy and glamorous places to stop. Uruguay is not one of them. This is the perfect place to stop for a while if you have been on the water for weeks and are not feeling quite ready for the busier ports. Uruguay offers South American hospitality and simplicity with just enough European influence to get a few repairs done and some supplies restocked. Anything more than Learn more
The Tantalizing Turquoise Coast of Turkey

The Tantalizing Turquoise Coast of Turkey

The famous Turkish coast boasts interminable blue seas lapping at luminous beaches, hugging temperate rainforests and rising mountains. The extraordinary ecosystem of this beautiful West Asian country entices yachting enthusiasts and traditional travelers from all over the world. They arrive in droves to experience the eclectic mix of exotic and conventional sights, smells and flavors. Sailing is the ideal way to discover the Turkish shores. Some of the most exquisite must-see destinations are Datça, Dalyan, Marmaris and Bozburun. Datça A Learn more
Be Tempted by Thailand

Be Tempted by Thailand

Seeing Thailand from the water is a peaceful experience, especially when your journey is powered only by the wind in your yacht’s sails, and not by a noisy engine. Sailing is one of the best ways to savour the overwhelming beauty of this magical place. From majestic elephants walking languidly on beaches to untouched tropical forests, dramatic limestone hills and hidden coves and lagoons, Thailand offers scenery second to none. Welcome to paradise After arriving at any of Thailand’s harbours Learn more
Captivating Seychelles

Captivating Seychelles

More than 100 sun-kissed islands make up the enchanting Seychelles – an ideal destination for island-hopping. Every island offers raw beauty, friendly locals and a dreamy atmosphere. Some of the most popular islands are Mahé, Praslin, La Digue and Curieuse. Cosmopolitan and energetic Mahé With 68 pristine beaches and endless entertainment options, Mahé is home to Victoria – the capital of Seychelles. Days can be spent exploring local museums, shopping at the vibrant local market or taking in the natural Learn more
Ancient Greece for Contemporary Yachting

Ancient Greece for Contemporary Yachting

Made up of five breathtaking main archipelagos of islands, Greece is an ancient gem, and yet also a modern day sailing hub of the yachting world. A 9,000 mile coastline offers a well of options for adventurous yachting. Athens is generally the main starting point for those interested in exploring the wider area and can accommodate vessels of all sizes. Known for providing superb services for super and mega yachts, Athens Marina offers fresh drinking water, 24-hour mooring assistance, bathrooms, Learn more
Puerto Rico – Cocktails, a Bioluminescent Bay and Low Cost Luxury

Puerto Rico – Cocktails, a Bioluminescent Bay and Low Cost Luxury

Known as the Spanish Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico is a prime yachting destination for yachtsmen and women with a taste for tranquillity in beautiful surroundings. Puerto Rico offers pristine sailing waters and excellent weather year round. Visitors can experience the exceptional luminescence of Vieques, Puerto Rico’s bioluminescent bay where oceanic plankton called dinoflagellates generate ultramarine illumination when the water is moved. They can also explore the diverse fauna and flora of El Yunque, the only tropical rainforest in the US Learn more
Spectacular Society Islands, French Polynesia

Spectacular Society Islands, French Polynesia

The Society Islands are a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean under political rule of French Polynesia. It is made up of 14 islands dotted across nearly 1,600 square kilometres. Amazing lagoons and sea life, fascinating culture and food along with moderate weather conditions makes the Society Islands an ideal holiday and yachting destination. Located in the vast expanse of the South Pacific, far from any continent, the Islands are a much needed stopover point for sailors to Learn more
Absolute Enchantment at the Galapagos Islands

Absolute Enchantment at the Galapagos Islands

Known for its exceptional and unique wildlife, the Galapagos Islands is a haven of tranquility located 575 miles west of Ecuador’s mainland, and an ideal yachting destination. Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Galapagos offers unparalleled natural wonders and historical importance. This was the place where Charles Darwin conceived of his theory of natural selection. Spectacular scenery The no less than startling landscape features – areas that look similar to the surface of the moon and beach sand colors Learn more