In 2017 Sail Connections' Robert Cross took time out of the office for a two-week sailboat charter in Croatia. Here Robert reports on his sailing holiday adventure aboard a Dufour 350 travelling from Dubrovnik to Split return.
If considering a charter boat holiday with family or friends, don't go past New Caledonia, with its stunning natural features and charming mix of French and Melanesian culture
An ideal Croatian boat charter may mean overnighting in a quiet bay. Or perhaps hopping from town to town for fun and excitement. While the bay stopover may be free of charge, marina charges in Croatia can add up
The Turkish coastline is longer than that of any other Mediterranean country. On southwestern Turkey, the “Turquoise Coast”, is a popular and safe bareboat charter destination.
Just offshore southwestern Turkey, the Dodecanese are nevertheless very much Greek islands. From charter bases in Kos and Rhodes, explore this historic, diverse group of islands that straddle east and west.
Clear blue water, sandy beaches, rugged natural landscapes and all the modern facilities you need. If seeking someplace new to charter a boat, Thailand and Malaysia are well worth a second look.
The Cyclades group of islands offers some of the best charter boat sailing on the Aegean Sea, with unforgettable experiences of Greek life in every port
The Ionian Islands stretch some 250km down the western coast of Greece from Corfu to Zakynthos. A bareboat or skippered yacht charter here in the Ionian Sea presents untold opportunities for a sailing vacation second to none.
There are so many places to go on a sailing vacation in Greek waters, that we must split the subject of our highlights package into five local regions. The Saronic Gulf is the most accessible to ports of entry, being on the doorstep of Athens.
If a Mediterranean yacht charter is on your bucket list, you are certainly spoiled for choice. A sailing vacation out of Naples provides some of Europe’s best holiday experiences.
Sailing the coast and islands of Italy will transport you to another time. Some of the places you visit will claim to be the oldest trading ports in the world - destinations that date back to antiquity.
Croatia presents the sailor with some of Europe’s most exciting destinations. When vacation time is limited and a difficult decision has to be made, the Kornati Islands are a sound choice.
A sailboat journey along the southern part of the Croatian coast takes in the cities of Split and Dubrovnic, with yet another group of spectacular islands to explore along the way.
The Croatian coast is an exciting place to take a yacht charter. Cruise clear Adriatic waters, relax on a secluded beach, discover sites of great beauty, enjoy the culture and nightlife.
Sail Spanish waters with a charter in the Balaeric islands. Long a holiday mecca, the Balaerics offer much more than parties on the beach and the full-on nightlife, with plenty of places to get away on a sailboat, and lots of interesting culture and history to explore.
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