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Your Next Sailing Holiday: When it's Time for Something Different

If you've travelled the Mediterranean and are looking for somewhere different to sail in Europe, there are plenty of possibilities to the north.

Western and Northern France beckon, less crowded on the water and potentially more invigorating for the sailing enthusiast. While still offering warm waters in season, beautiful islands with peaceful anchorages lying just offshore, and fascinating on-shore towns and villages in which to experience another part of France from the convenience of your charter boat.

Scandinavia has to be seen to be believed. In both Norway and Sweden modern marinas and quiet havens lie within easy reach of sophisticated cities on your sailing itinerary, all the while staying within sheltered inshore waterway systems. 

While the sailing season may be shorter in Northern Europe, the drawcards are just as many and varied as they are in the Mediterranean. So if it's time to look further afield than the usual charter destinations, let us introduce you to Northern Europe. 

Northern European Charter Sailing Destinations

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