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  • Sailing Thailand and Malaysia: The Andaman Sea Coast

    Sailing Thailand and Malaysia: The Andaman Sea Coast

    With growing interest in boat charters out of Thailand and Malaysia, Sail Connection's Robert Cross chartered a catamaran in the low season, to find out for himself the nature of the weather at that time of year and how suitable it is for a sailing holiday. Here's Robert's account of the trip.

  • 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.

  • Exploring Corsica & Sardinia by Sailboat

    Exploring Corsica & Sardinia by Sailboat

    It is hard to consider a sailing holiday in Sardinia without including Corsica, or vice-versa. Just 4 miles separate the French Corsican Isle of Lipari and the northern tip of the Italian La Maddalena Islands, making this one big charter territory

  • The Mediterranean: Allure of the Côte d'Azur

    The Mediterranean: Allure of the Côte d'Azur

    On the Côte d'Azure, a convenient coastal sailboat holiday itinerary is easy to put together. The sailing is great and the costs may be lower than you think. You are in the South of France: 'c'est magnifique'

  • Tahiti: Sailing the Society Islands

    Tahiti: Sailing the Society Islands

    A three-week sailing charter in Tahiti was a replenishing break for Sail Connections' Robert Cross, whose report gives an illustration of what's in store on a South Pacific charter in the Society Islands' Leeward group.

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