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At Nautilus Yachting we specialise in putting together the sailing holiday that’s right for you and pride ourselves on giving a courteous service. Please do not hesitate to telephone our helpful and knowledgeable staff or have a look at our Frequently Asked Questions to make sure you pick the sailing holiday that's just right for you.

Why book with Nautilus Yachting?

Nautilus Yachting office

Nautilus Yachting Ltd

Address: The Watermill, 87 High Street, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5AU, UK
Phone: 01732 867 445, from abroad +44 1732 867 445
Skype: nautilus.yachting
Email: charter@nautilusyachting.com

If you want to get a quote or make a booking, please e-mail the Sales Team on: charter@nautilusyachting.com

If you have already made a booking and have any queries, please e-mail the Customer Care Team on: customercare@nautilusyachting.com

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Nautilus Yachting is one of the leading independent yacht charter agencies in the UK who organise sailing holidays worldwide and one of the few that is bonded for your financial protection under ATOL 3016.

Nautilus Yachting is the trading name of Nautilus Yachting Ltd, a limited company registered in England Number 2722826. The registered address is The Watermill, 87 High Street, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5AU.


"Just a quick note to say thank you for all of your help in booking my Express Day Skipper course in Gibraltar with Rock Sailing. All of my arrangements worked out perfectly and I had the best time...and came home with my Day Skipper license! I would happily recommend Nautilus to friends and family and may even come back to put that license into practise through you!"

Gibraltar Learn to Sail 2016 - J.B.

Sailing Qualifications

To skipper a bareboat charter or flotilla yacht, you need to hold a practical sailing certificate equivalent to RYA Day Skipper Practical qualification or RYA International Certificate of Competence (ICC). You must also be assisted by at least one competent crew member over the age of 18.

For charters in Croatia, Malta and the Canaries, at least one member of the crew or the skipper will also need a VHF licence.

RYA qualifications can be obtained by RYA sailing schools in the UK or alternatively choose from one of our overseas centres in Gibraltar, Greece or Turkey.

For Caribbean and Tropical charters, formal qualifications are not compulsory, however, you should be Day Skipper standard and be assisted by at least one competent crew. A brief sailing resume should be provided to outline your experience.

If you don't hold the relevant qualifications then why not add a skipper?

Sailing Levels

Level 1

Winds force 2-3 (4-11 Knots)combined with generally shorter distances. Good for beginner or intermediate sailors. Line-of-sight navigation but basic knowledge of charts and ability to plot your position required.

Level 2

Winds force 3-5 (7-21 Knots) with approximately 15-20nm per day. Intermediate experience required. Predominately line of sight navigation but an understanding of how to sail in open water.

Level 3

Winds force 4-6 (11-27 Knots) with mileage of approximately 20nm+ per day. Ideal for experienced skippers looking to venture out to new destinations. Day skipper standard but with experienced crew would be recommended.