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Sailing Itineraries

Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Palairos

DAY 1 : Palairos A charming Greek harbour with a choice of restaurants and a nearby beach. The superb setting, with views across to Meganissi and Scorpio, will soon put you in the holiday mood! DAY 2 : Sivota, Lefkas (16nm) Enjoy a sail across to Sivota on the east coast of Levkas. This unspoilt fishing village is surrounded by hillsides covered in olive ...

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Suggested 2 week sailing itinerary from Lefkas

DAY 1 : Lefkas Marina The marina is in the centre of Lefkas town. Restaurants and small supermarkets are within walking distance. DAY 2 : Sivota, Lefkas (15nm) Head south through the Lefkas canal. Sivota has a very pretty waterfront with shops and tavernas. DAY 3 : Fiskardo, Cephalonia (19nm) Fiskardo offers ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Corfu

 DAY 1 : Gouvia Marina, Corfu A short sail south takes you to Corfu Town (5nm). Stroll round the historic town and enjoy dinner in one of the traditional tavernas.  DAY 2 : Plataria (18nm) A fishing village on the mainland. Enjoy generous servings of fresh prawns and ice cold beer while watching the sun set over Corfu.  DAY 3 : Sivota (24nm) Part of a group ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Athens

DAY 1 : Kalamaki Marina Embark at Kalamaki Marina, the marina for charter yachts for Athens. Take a taxi or tram into Athens for dinner with a view of the Acropolis.  DAY 2 : Aegina Town (17nm) Traditional harbour with shops, bars and restaurants.  DAY 3 : Epidavros (15nm) The health resort of Ancient Athenians. Take a taxi from the main square for the 30 minute trip to see ...

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Suggested 2 week sailing itinerary from Athens

 DAY 1 : Kalamaki Marina, Athens Take a taxi or tram into Athens for dinner with a view of the Acropolis.  DAY 2 : Aegina Town (17nm) Traditional harbour with shops, bars and restaurants.  DAY 3 : Epidavros (15nm) The health resort of Ancient Athenians. Take a taxi from the main square for the 30 minute trip to see one of the best preserved ancient amphitheatres.

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Paros

DAY 1 : Paroika Embark at Paroika, the main harbour on Paros. DAY 2 : Folegrandos (30nm) An enchanting little island in the Cyclades, with an authentic character and spectacular landscape. Th main harbour of Karavostasi is a traditional Greek fishing harbour. DAY 3 : Santorini (21nm) Santorini (also called Thira) was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world and what remains today is a submerged volcano and a caldera. Moor in the new marina and visit the stunning town ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Lavrion

DAY 1 : Lavrion. Embark at Lavrion and sail to Sounion Point (10nm). The photogenic temple ruins are worth a visit. DAY 2 : Kithnos (35nm) This island charms visitors with its authentic atmosphere. The island is barren and rocky and the rugged coastline has numerous coves and beaches. Anchor in Ormos Kolona (Sand Bar Bay) or moor in Merikha, the main harbour. DAY 3 : Sifnos (25nm) A verdant island, full of olive trees, with traditional whitewashed houses, blue sea and bright red bougainvillea. ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Skiathos

 DAY 1 : Skiathos Skiathos harbour is just a few minutes from the airport. Whitewashed houses up the steep slopes of the harbour make this a very picturesque place to start your holiday. Tavernas, restaurants and busy bars fill the bustling narrow streets.  DAY 2 : Skopelos (10nm) Panormos is a beautiful bay for lunch. Overnight at Skopelos Town.  DAY 3 : Patitiri, Alonissos (14nm) A very attractive harbour with plenty of ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Rhodes

DAY 1 : Rhodes Embark at Rhodes Marina. Enjoy where the ancient Colossus once stood astride the entrance to this incredible island. Explore the medieval walled town of the popular and cosmopolitan old town. DAY 2 : Symi (32nm) Symi has one of the most beautiful, serene harbours in Greece. The day trip boats from Rhodes leave in the late afternoon and the yachtsmen have the harbour front to themselves. DAY 3 : Niseros (23nm)) Take a bus trip from the harbour to visit the ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Kos going north

DAY 1 : Kos Marina Embark at Kos marina in the centre of Kos Town. DAY 2 : Lakki, Leros (27nm) Leros is a small island that remains untouched by mass tourism, so has an unspoiled and authentic character. Lakki is the main port of the island and one of the largest ports in Dodecanese. DAY 3 : Lipsi (11nm) Lipsi is a small island with sandy beaches and translucent water. Lipsi Town is the only town and main harbour of the island. A lovely ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in Fethiye Bay

DAY 1 : Embark at Ece Marina in Fethiye. This lively town has shops and restaurants, handy for your first night.DAY 2 : Boynuz Bükü (15nm), a well protected bay where you can walk to the nearby waterfall and in the evening have dinner in the lovely restaurant garden.DAY 3 : Karacaören (20nm) is a pleasant anchorage protected by ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary to Ekincik

DAY 1 : Embark at Ece Marina in Fethiye. This lively town has shops and restaurants, handy for your first night.DAY 2 : A pleasant sailing trip to one of the many lovely bays in the Fethiye Bay area which can only be reached by boat such as Tomb ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary south to Korcula

 DAY 1 : Trogir A UNESCO World Heritage site with a historic walled town.  DAY 2 : Bobovisca (21nm) A small village harbour on Brac Island which is good for provisions.  DAY 3 : Starigrad (22nm) Starigrad on Hvar Island is a lively resort, not quite as busy as Hvar Town. In addition to the harbours at Hvar town, Stari Grad, Vrboska and Jelsa, there are many ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary north to Kornati

 DAY 1 : Trogir A UNESCO World Heritage site with a historic walled town.  DAY 2 : Rogoznica (16nm) Sail north to Rogoznica, a small island reached by a causeway. The marina is in the shelter of the lagoon. Take your dinghy across to the excellent seafood restaurants on the town quay.  DAY 3 : Skradin (24nm) A dramatic cruise up the Krka River to overnight at ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Zadar

 DAY 1 : Zadar Modern marina in this ancient city dating from Roman times.  DAY 2 : Ravni Zakan (26nm) The Kornati Islands are now designated as a National Park and there are over 100 islands and islets offering idyllic anchorages with clear water for swimming. Ravni Zakan is one of our favourites. Moor in the small harbour or anchor in the bay. Visit Restaurant Konoba Larus, recommended for delicious food and very warm welcome.

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Pula

 DAY 1 : Pula Marina Veruda is a modern marina right in the centre of this historic city.  DAY 2 : Mal Losinj (34nm) Sail south to the island of Losinj. The main harbour, Mal Losinj is a pretty harbour with bustling, noisy bars, clubs and restaurants.  DAY 3 : Ist (26nm) Further south the island of Ist is shaped like a bow-tie and offers a very ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Dubrovnik

 DAY 1 : Dubrovnik The ACI marina has a supermarket and restaurants but take a bus into the Old Town for dinner. The walled city of Dubrovnik is an impressive medieval city.  DAY 2 : Okuklje (20nm) A peaceful little village and attractive landlocked anchorage on the island of Mljet. Okuklje can be quite busy with visiting yachts, but there is usually space for one more. There is one restaurant in the harbour.

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Montenegro

 DAY 1 : Tivat Check-in at Marina Porto Montenegro in Tivat, just a 15 minute drive from the beautiful old town of Kotor.  DAY 2 : Herceg Novi (14nm) Sail to Herceg Novi, the medieval fortified city guarding the entrance to the Boka Kotorska Bay. Moor on the pier under the medieval fortress.  DAY 3 : Budva (20nm) Head south along the coast to Budva, the tourism centre ...

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1 Week Sardinia Bareboat

 DAY 1 : Portisco Portisco lies on the jet set Costa Smeralda ("Emerald Coast"), an area buzzing with designer shopping, piazzas and stunning views.  Day 2 : Cannigione (15nm) A sheltered harbour with good seafood restaurants. If you keep going along the Caprera coast, the very deep bay of Porto Palma offers the best sheltered free mooring in the area. Here you can safely stay the night whatever the wind.

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Portorosa

 DAY 1 : Portorosa Portorosa is on the north coast, an ideal starting point for sailing to the Aeolian islands.  DAY 2 : Vulcano (29nm) Rugged and barren, with lava eroded into fantastic shapes by the wind. There are therapeutic mud baths ashore.  DAY 3 : Stromboli (27nm) The only active volcano in the area, Stomboli is over 300 feet high and is visible for miles. The spectacular ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Punta Ala

 DAY 1 : Marina di Punta Ala Embark at Punta Ala, an easy transfer from Pisa Airport.  DAY 2 : Marciana, Elba (30nm) Anchor at Golfo della Biodola for a swim or some lunch before making your way to the laid-back town of Marciana on Elba. Here you can re-stock your provisions in the supermarket or explore the many delightful shops in the back streets. Alternatively, you could visit the old town up in the ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Naples

 DAY 1 : Marina Sud Cantiere Embark at Marina Sud Cantiere, an easy 25 minute transfer from Naples Airport. A small supermarket is only 100m away and a superstore a short taxi ride away.  DAY 2 : Procida (8nm) Take a leisurely sail over to Procida, the smallest island in the bay. In the peak of summer, 'in the know' Italians flock to its shores but outside of this time you find a refreshingly real and ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Bormes les Mimosas

DAY 1 : Bormes les Mimosas There are shops and a supermarket nearby and a market on Saturdays. This delightful Provencal village takes its name from the abundant mimosa plants that grow in the hillside surrounding the village. A great starting place to explore the Iles d’Hyeres.  DAY 2 : Port de Poquerolles (20nm) The largest of the Iles d’Hyeres, this island is designated a Nature Reserve and the waters around the ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Mallorca

 DAY 1 : Puerto Andraitx (17nm) Embark at the marina in Palma. In the afternoon sail to Puerto Andraitx.  DAY 2 : Puerto Soller (25nm) Puerto Soller is carved out between spectacular mountains and the only port on the rocky west coast. Take the tram to the old town up in the mountains.  DAY 3 : Puerto Pollensa (35nm) On the north coast where the wild rugged ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in Corsica (North)

 DAY 1 : Ajaccio Marina Embark at Ajaccio Marina. A restaurant and bar are available within the marina with supermarket and a wider choice of restaurants nearby.  DAY 2 : Sagone / Cargese (19/22nm) Starting your sail north, you will soon realise why the Gulf of Sagone is popular with holidaymakers thanks to its beautiful sandy beaches. Choose to spend the evening in either Sagone or Cargese, both quaint little villages with a friendly atmosphere.

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in Corsica (South)

 DAY 1 : Ajaccio Marina Embark at Ajaccio Marina. A restaurant and bar are available within the marina with supermarket and a wider choice of restaurants nearby.  DAY 2 : Cala di Conca (21nm) Starting your sail south through the Gulf of Valinco, you will be met with stunning vistas, rugged mountains and wild hidden beaches. Spend the evening in the beautiful anchorage of Cala di Conca which is only available by boat or on ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Stockholm

 DAY 1 : Saltsjo-Duvnas Embark at Saltsjo-Duvnas. The restaurant in the marina is very popular and there are supermarkets within a short taxi ride.  DAY 2 : Grinda (14nm) Grinda has a nice guest harbour with 2 restaurants, showers and shops. Framfickan Bistro is a great place to eat on the edge of the shore.  DAY 3 : Finnhamn (12nm) A group of 3 islands bordering the open sea "...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in Brittany

 DAY 1 : Houat Island (12nm) Embark at La Trinite sur Mer and sail towards Houat Island. Drop anchor at La Grande Plage and admire the breathtaking scenery of the beach.  DAY 2 : Belle-Ile (15nm) Take a trip to nearby Hoëdic Island for lunch and a visit to the chateau. Afternoon sail to Belle-Ile. Anchor on the south side at Ster Wen or Port Kerel. &...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in Tenerife

 DAY 1 : Santa Cruz Embark at Santa Cruz the capital of Tenerife, about 30 minutes from the airport.  DAY 2 : San Sebastian (28nm) San Sebastian on La Gomera was the starting point for Columbus on his first voyage. Overnight in Puerto de Playa Santiago and savor the local Gomera cuisine. The whole island is an unexplored place of wild beauty - go ashore and enjoy the scenery of steep cliffs and beaches, palm groves ...

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Suggested 1 week itinerary in the Azores

 DAY 1 : Horta Embark at Horta on the island of Faial, about 10 minutes from the airport.  DAY 2 : Velas, Sao Jorge (22nm) Be amazed by arriving at the unique natural setting of Velas Marina, sheltered by huge cliffs of 200m. Discover the enchanting towns of Velas and Calheta and cross the thin (8km) but steep island (300m) to visit some of the fabulous fajas (low tongues of lava at the bottom of steep ...

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Suggested 1 week itinerary from Lisbon

 DAY 1 : Doca de Belem, Lisbon Start your week's sail at Belem Dock, a large marina with a supermarket and numerous restaurants nearby.  DAY 2 : Oeiras (7nm) Leaving Lisbon you can appreciate all the surroundings including the majestic Ponte de 25 Abril bridge behind you, the River Tagus and finally the “Bugio” lighthouse which resides on an island in the estuary on the Fort of São Lourenço do ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in the British Virgin Islands

DAY 1 : Norman Island (14nm) First stop Norman Island, home of the Caves and inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island". The Bight provides a perfect anchorage with a restaurant and floating bar aboard "The Willie T".  DAY 2 : Cooper Island (8nm) At Salt Island grab your mask and snorkel and check out the wreck of the Royal Mail Steamship "Rhone" which sank during a hurricane in 1867. After lunch sail "right next door" to Cooper Island (8nm) where you ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in Antigua

 DAY 1 : Five Islands Harbour Embark at Jolly Harbour where you will find a well-stocked supermarket, fuel dock, banks, post office and several good restaurants. With direct flights you'll arrive mid-afternoon so there's time for a short sail round to Deep Bay in the beautiful, protected Five Islands Harbour. Dine ashore to the accompaniemant of a calypso band.  DAY 2 : Great Bird Island Snorkel on the coral-encrusted Wreck of the Andes, before you ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary St Martin

 DAY 1 : Anse Marcel Marina Embark at Anse Marcel Marina, a full service marina on the northwest coast with a good choice of bars and restaurants.  DAY 2 : Anguilla (15nm) Sail to Anguilla and clear into customs at Road Bay, a charming village set on a lovely beach. Pack your picnic for lunch at Prickly Bay Cays. The snorkeling here is some of the best in the Caribbean.

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Grenada

 DAY 1 : Carriacou (30nm) From base at True Blue Bay, make an early start for an exhilarating day sailing to Tyrrel Bay, on the island of Carriacou. Anchor amongst the local fishing boats and dine ashore or BBQ the fish you caught on the passage from Grenada!  DAY 2 : Petit St. Vincent (10nm) Take a swim at Sandy Island, a flawless sandy spit with no more than half a dozen palm trees, before ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from St Vincent

 DAY 1 : Mustique After a comprehensive chart and yacht briefing at the base in Blue Lagoon Marina on the south west coast of St. Vincent, set sail for a brief 2 hour passage to Mustique. Pick up a mooring in Britannia Bay, before heading ashore for cocktails at Basil’s Bar, or catch a taxi up the hill to the Firefly Restaurant for sundowners and a glorious dinner.  DAY 2 : Tobago Cays After ...

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Suggested 1 week itinerary from Martinique

 DAY 1 : Marina Du Marin Embark at Marina Le Marin, a full service marina on the south coast.  DAY 2 : Anse d'Arlet (15nm) A lovely relaxed beach where you can anchor for the night.  DAY 3 : St Pierre (10nm) Head for Fort de France to shop the boutiques or the bustling local market. Clear customs and then hug the coast up to St. Pierre, ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Guadeloupe

DAY 1 : Marina Bas du Fort, Pointe-a-Pitre Embark at Marina Bas du Fort just 20 minutes from the airport.  DAY 2 : Ilet a Gosier (3nm) Enjoy a short sail across to Ilet a Gosier, a tiny wooded island surrounded by reefs and white sandy beaches.  DAY 3 : Marie-Galante (19nm) The anchorages here are all along the west coast, the nicest being Saint Louis. Ashore you' find an authentic Caribbean life style, ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary to Cayo Largo

 DAY 1 : Cayo Largo (75nm) Embark at Cienfuegos marina. Depart yacht berth for night cruise through the Caribbean tropical waters to Cayo Largo.  DAY 2 : Cayo Largo Arrive Cayo Largo Marina before lunch. On the way, stop for snorkelling at the two big coral reefs off Cayo Ingles or Cayo Hijo de los Ballenatos. Anchor off and explore in your dinghy the fine white beaches, snorkelling and diving spots on and near Cayo ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary to Jardines de la Reina

 DAY 1 : Cienfuegos Marina Embark at Cienfuegos marina and take advantage of the local nightlife.  DAY 2 : Guajimico (15nm) Sail to Guajimico, an area known for its excellent snorkeling and diving.  DAY 3 : Cayo Blanco (40nm) Sail south east to Cayo Blanco, a beautiful and uninhabited island.  DAY 4 : Cayo Zaza de Fuera (20nm) On ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in Belize

 DAY 1 : Robert's Grove Marina, Placencia Embark at Robert's Grove Marina in Placencia. Spend the afternoon provisioning your boat and exploring this popular resort peninsula.  DAY 2 : Whipray Caye (8nm) After an easy two hour sail you will reach Whipray Caye for fantastic snorkelling on the reef and world class fishing. This island is known as 'paradise surrounded by fish'. If fishing is your thing, then head to Whipray Cay Fishing Lodge where you can do some fly ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in the Bahamas

 DAY 1 : Palm Cay, Nassau Embark at Palm Cay, Nassau and spend your afternoon collecting your provisions and getting settled onboard.  DAY 2 : Highborne Cay Head to Allen Cays to see the rare Northern Bahamian Rock Iguanas, which are only found in the Exumas. Continue your sail to Highborne Cay and be sure to snorkel the Octopus Garden reef at Horseshoe Bay. Highborne Cay Marina has a lovely restaurant with great views overlooking ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in the Seychelles for Nov-Apr (Northwest winds)

 DAY 1 : Praslin Embark at Baie Sainte Anne on Praslin. Don't leave the island without a visit to Vallee de Mai, home of the unique Coco de Mer palm.  DAY 2 : La Digue (6nm) Anchor at Petite or Grande Anse and rent a bike to visit this beautiful island with its white tracks winding under tall palm trees, fine white sand beaches and large polished rocks. &...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in the Seychelles for May-Oct (Southeast winds)

 DAY 1 : Curieuse (7nm) Embark at Baie Sainte Anne on Praslin. Short sail to Curieuse in the afternoon. Anchor for the night in Baie Laraie on the east coast. Curieuse, part of the Marine National Park is the home of hundred or so giant turtles, you cannot miss them.  DAY 2 : St Pierre (6nm) Sail to St Pierre islet, a mass of rounded rocks crowned with a clump of tall palms swaying gently ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in Thailand

 DAY 1 : Phang Nga Bay (10nm) Embark at Phuket Yacht Haven Marina in the North East of Phuket. Sail into the majestic and magical Phang Nga Bay with limestone cliffs and islands offering spectacular views.  DAY 2 : Koh Yang (8nm) Visit James Bond Island, the location for the film “The Man with the Golden Gun”, and anchor at Koh Yang. Or visit Sea Gypsy Village at Koh Panyi (12nm), set on ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in the Whitsundays

 DAY 1 : Nara Inlet (13nm) Area and boat briefing at Airlie Beach Marina. Lunchtime departure for Nara Inlet where you can explore waterfalls, Aboriginal caves and ancient rock paintings.  DAY 2 : Cid Harbour (8nm) Sail across the Whitsunday Passage to Cid Harbour or Gulnare Inlet (14nm). Quiet and peaceful with wonderful wildlife, bush walks and delicious rock oysters. Cid Harbour is a very large harbour and one of the all weather anchorages of ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in Tahiti

DAY 1 : Taha'a (10nm) Welcome to the base in Marina Uturoa. After the chart briefing and orientation, sail to the east side of Taha'a. Anchor at one of the nicest spots north of the Mahea motu. Nice snorkelling spot near the coral reef or in the Passe Tohaotu - Dinner aboard.  DAY 2 : Bora-Bora (22nm) Sail down the Teavanui Pass, a 4-5 hour passage downwind. Anchor at Motu Topua for swimming and snorkelling, and then take a mooring at ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Trapani Sicily

 Day one: Trapani Start your journey in Trapani. Embrace in the beautiful sights and landscapes this island has to offer and enjoy a traditional Sicilian meal to begin your week on the water.   Day Two: Flavignana (18nm) Set sail to Favignana, the largest of the Egadi Islands. Visit the shallow, calm waters of Cala Rossa or explore the beaches and coves on this picturesque island.

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Marmaris

DAY 1 : Joya del Mar Marina, Marmaris Start your charter from Joya del Mar Marina in one of the prettiest bays of the area. Here you will find a boutique hotel with restaurant and private beach for a relaxing start to your week. DAY 2 : Ciflik (12nm) Enjoy a leisurely first day sail along the coast to the small village of Ciflik. ...

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Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary from Orhaniye

DAY 1 : Marti Marina, Orhaniye Start your charter from Marti Marina and Yacht Club. Here you will find various eateries and a market for all your essentials. Orhaniye village is only a short distance away (4km) and is a lovely place to explore on your first evening. DAY 2 : Dirsek (12nm) Discover the numerous bays and islands en route to the natural ...

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