Archive | Sailing Holidays RSS feed for this section

Why Phuket is the Next Big Yachting Destination

Perhaps the single most idyllic holiday destination on planet earth, the Thai island of Phuket is one of Asia’s most captivating destinations. Amongst Phuket’s considerable charms are the peace and quiet of island life, the tropical rainforests that hug gravity defying mountains, the golden beaches that stretch to infinity, the warm waters that maintain a […]

Finding the right destination to suit your level of sailing

There’s never been a better time to get into sailing and if you get the chance to go on your sailing vacations with friends or rent a yacht charter for your family then jump at the opportunity because, before you know it, you’ll be hooked. Like anything, practice makes perfect and sailing presents many challenges […]

Five superb water sport holiday destinations in USA:

Are you a water sport lover? Looking for some fun? Then it is the best time to visit the amazing water sport holiday destinations in USA. If you are visiting USA for the first time, then fill up your ESTA VISA application now and have a memorable trip to USA. Going for a water sport […]

Why Stockholm is the Yachting Capital of the World

Plenty of cities stake a claim to being the yachting or sailing capital of the world, from sunny Fort Lauderdale in Florida to sedate Annapolis in Maryland, while cities such as Monte Carlo, Empuriabrava, Singapore and Dubai all vouch for having some of the largest marinas and biggest yachting scenes on the planet. Yet perhaps […]

A Modern Day Voyage around the Locations of Homer’s Odyssey

It is known as the most epic journey ever taken, and immense voyages ever since have been called Odysseys in homage to the thrilling original. Homer’s Odyssey follows the trials and tribulations of the hero Odysseus as he travels back from the war in Troy to his home on the island of Ithaca in order […]

Popular areas to sail in Greece

Greece is rightly known for its fantastic sailing with over 2000 islands ranging from internationally known party spots to secluded coves and deserted beaches. Throw in a heap of culture (at the very least some great food and drink) and ancient archeological sites for good measure and the Greek islands really do have something for […]

Credit Where Credit is Due: Top Five Sailing Destinations in 2012

Sick of hearing about the economic crisis? It is inescapable, even on holiday. You don’t have to speak French or German or Spanish to understand the visibly-greying faces of politicians on the front pages, nor the shrieking headlines about the latest numerical disaster. Numbers don’t lie. Neither, it seems, do letters. One of the most […]

Five Reasons to go on a Sailing Vacation other than R & R

If you can picture yourself lazing on warm decking as fluffy white clouds float overhead and colorful fish swim underneath, then you’ve either got a very good imagination or you’re one of the lucky ones who’s experienced life afloat. Of course, these days, you don’t have to own a yacht to appreciate the pleasure of […]

9 Different types of sailing holidays explained

The following type of sailing holiday are explained, there are of course many variations, and different types are more predominant in different parts of the world. Feel free to lets us know in the comments, of any alternative formats you have come across, and also share your top tips from your experiences. Flotilla Flotilla sailing allows those with little experience the […]

Single Berth Sailing Holidays

At the London Boat show, the Cowes based One Stop Sailing launched their exiting single berth Holidays in Croatia. They have achieved this by partnering with Sailing Europe. These single berth holidays don’t need to be restricted to sailing, but include other adventures such as snorkeling, cycle rides, climbing and much more. However, if you […]