Destination Guides

  • A Sailing Holiday in Croatia

    A Sailing Holiday in Croatia

    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.

  • New Caledonia: Sensational Sailing in a Land of Contrast

    New Caledonia: Sensational Sailing in a Land of Contrast

    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

  • Croatian Bareboat Charter: What is the Cost of a Marina Stay?

    Croatian Bareboat Charter: What is the Cost of a Marina Stay?

    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

  • A Charter Boat Holiday along the Turkish Coast

    A Charter Boat Holiday along the Turkish Coast

    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.

  • Chartering a Boat in Greece: The Dodecanese

    Chartering a Boat in Greece: The Dodecanese

    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.

  • A Sailing Holiday in Southeast Asia

    A Sailing Holiday in Southeast Asia

    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.

  • Chartering a Boat in Greece: the Cyclades Group

    Chartering a Boat in Greece: the Cyclades Group

    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

  • Chartering a Boat in Greece: The Ionian Islands

    Chartering a Boat in Greece: The Ionian Islands

    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.

  • Chartering a Boat in Greece: The Saronic Gulf

    Chartering a Boat in Greece: The Saronic Gulf

    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.

  • Italy under Sail: The Gulf of Naples and Amalfi Coast

    Italy under Sail: The Gulf of Naples and Amalfi Coast

    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.

  • Italy under Sail: Sicily & the Aeolean Islands

    Italy under Sail: Sicily & the Aeolean Islands

    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.

  • Sailing in Croatia: The Kornati Islands

    Sailing in Croatia: The Kornati Islands

    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.

  • Sailing in Croatia: the Dalmatian Coast

    Sailing in Croatia: the Dalmatian Coast

    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.

  • Sailing in Croatia: the Northern Adriatic

    Sailing in Croatia: the Northern Adriatic

    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.

  • Sailing The Balaeric Islands

    Sailing The Balaeric Islands

    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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