With Cowes Week well underway, our imaginations have been drifting off to our favourite sailing spots in the world – some of which are quite unexpected, but all of which promise the simple pleasure of waking up to a brand new view each day, and of course that incredible sense of freedom that you only get with sailing.
Cast off to some of the yachty playgrounds below, or – if you prefer to keep your feet on solid ground – give our experts a call on 020 7337 9010 to arrange an equally exciting land-based adventure in these destinations.
You can forget flashy yachts, and women strutting around deck in their designer heels: Mozambique is all about getting back to basics, and feeling as though time has stood still as you drift through the turquoise waters of the Quirimbas Archipelago.
On this Coral Reefs and Culture Island Hopping Escape, you’ll lie back in a creaking dhow; cook your catch of the day on sand-banks, and be transported not only to exquisite beaches, but wonderfully sleepy fishing villages.
New York and Newport Rhode Island
For a totally new perspective on New York, we love chartering a classic schooner and cruising past the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and Battery Park. Or, if you’re visiting in the summer months, why not combine your city escape with a few days in the low-key yachty playground, Rhode Island?
Inject some nautical nuances into your New York, Newport, and The Hamptons Holiday, which combines the bright lights of the city, with breezy coastal walks, amazing seafood, and sunset beach parties.
Boasting impossibly blue Adriatic Sea, idyllic islands, and fantastic seafood, Croatia was born to be explored by boat.
Do just that on this Luxury Sailing Adventure, and hop from the laid-back island of Korcula, to the glamorous yachty hangout of Hvar, historic Split, and of course Dubrovnik.
There are over 17,000 islands to explore in the Indonesian Archipelago, many of which have been barely touched, and with some of the best diving and snorkelling in the world, a sailing adventure in Indonesia is just irresistible.
Get inspired for next year with this Luxury Sailing Adventure in Indonesia, or – for the most intimate and exclusive honeymoon, check out private charter yacht, and absolute dream-boat, the Alexa.
It’s the once in a lifetime wildlife encounters that make a Galapagos expedition cruise so amazing, but if you want to combine these with an intimate and exclusive sailing experience, we’ve got some classic yachts that you’ll love, including the S/Y Sagitta, and S/S Mary Anne.
Call our experts to find out more about the different motor and sail-boats in the Galapagos, the different facilities and group sizes they offer, and the different itineraries you’ll enjoy in each case, on 020 7337 9010.