The world is 70% water, so there’s definitely somewhere that can make for the perfect sailing holiday for everyone’s tastes.

The world is 70% water, so there’s definitely somewhere that can make for the perfect sailing holiday for everyone’s tastes. Whether you want to upgrade hobby to a holiday or you’re just looking for a break with a difference, a yacht holiday has the potential to make an unforgettable summer.

Many yacht charter companies have bases in some of the best sailing areas throughout the world, and depending on your experience and itinerary, you can opt for to have a crew onboard or not. For those less experienced on the water, assisted sailing will ensure that a skipper is with you at all times to drive you where you want to go, and for those who are fall prone, don’t forget to sort out travel insurance!

Whether you’re looking for adventure, romantic sunsets or just relaxation, just as with a holiday on land, it isn’t difficult to find a yacht holiday tailored to your needs, without having to drain your savings. And that’s the beauty of a holiday on water – the world is your oyster.


The Greek islands are best discovered by sailboat, and are the perfect location for a relaxing holiday of easy-on-the-eyes sea, sand and sky. There are a lot of Greek islands to be discovered, all within easy sailing distance of one another.

The Geek islands are the most popular sailing destination in the world for good reason – so take a few weeks to slowly savour each individual island and let your eyes indulge in nothing but relaxing blues. Don’t forget to visit Santorini for postcard-standard beauty.

Drawing on your hobby

If sailing is already your hobby, then exploring the Central Dalmatian coast will be a breeze. With an abundance of natural harbours, it’s a very popular worldwide sailing spot. There are many marinas in Croatia, offering drinking water, fuel and electricity for when the exploring is over and you’re ready for a good night’s sleep.

Many of the Dalmatian Islands offer cosmopolitan, lively ports with old towns that offer bars and restaurants. Visit Bisevo for its famous Blue Grotto – a cave that is only accessible by boat.


A sailing holiday offers a great opportunity to come together as a family – spending time together and making memories. And what better way to make memories than by having adventures? New Zealand’s Bay of Islands is the perfect place for a family holiday.
Aside from it being a great spot for dolphin swimming, there are 144 picturesque islands in total for you and your brood to explore. This is a location that perfectly combines adventure, culture and exploration – suiting every family member’s needs.


If you’re idea of the perfect sailing holiday is breathtaking views, then the Florida Keys are definitely the place to go. Sheltered by America’s only coral reef, sailing conditions are pleasant all year round in this sunny part of the planet. The Florida Keys are renowned for their stunning coral reefs and blue seas, and the excellent marina facilities will provide you with all you need to recharge for another day of consuming your beautiful surroundings.


With any sailing holiday comes the constant excitement of exploring unique islands, but for the 74 tropical Whitsunday Islands in Australia, there’s almost too much opportunity to comprehend. Join the great number of sailors and take to the islands for their respective adventures and opportunities. There lies no better adventure than the premise of unexplored islands, and this is the perfect location to be spoilt for choice.