Yacht charter in Russia

Rent Boats in Russia

The boat rental in Russia is the ideal way to get to know and explore the largest country in the world. With the great variety of natural environments that you can experience, Russia will impress anyone who holidays there. Russian culture is also fascinating as it shares ideas from Europe and Northern Asia, which will make your holiday a unique experience that you will want to repeat.

The capital, Moscow, is the most populous city in the country and is the political, economic and cultural centre of Russia. It is also the second most populous city in Europe, after Istanbul. It is also situated on the banks of the Moskva River, so nature is an important feature in the beauty of Moscow.

Russia also has a wide variety of landscapes and climates. Most of the landscape consists of huge plains, mostly Siberia. You can visit these plains when renting a boat in Russia. Moreover, explore the extensive woodland and different mountain ranges in Russia, walk among the Caucasus or Kamchatka, in addition to the Urals, which act as a natural divide between Asia and Europe.

Russia also has an extensive coastline of more than 35,000 kilometers that extends along the Arctic and Pacific oceans, as well as bordering the Baltic, Black and Caspian seas. That is why if you are looking to visit new and different places, boat rental in Russia is one of the best options for it.

Finally, we cannot forget the rivers and lakes, which flow and are found through the plains and across Russia, you can even rent some of our boats on rivers such as the Volga, Don, Kama or Lake Baikal and Lake Onega.


Due to the sheer size of Russia and the amount of rives, coast and towns, there are amny ports that are useful and will supply all of the services you would expect if you choose to rent a boat and moor your boat in these locations. Whether you rent a yacht, catamaran, gulet or sailboat, you’ll find a place to moor with total comfort.


In the Russian village of the same name, you’ll find this marina which has space for 10 boats. This marina is designed to accommodate larger boats and yachts and has many different services.


Located in the town of Kaliningrad, this port has 20 moorings for boats up to 170 meters in length, so you can moor your boat here with ease and enjoy all the services that are on offer. There is also another marina in the same town that has water and electricity, and is one of the largest capacity in the country, with up to 400 berths available for boats with a maximum length of 20 meters.

St. Petersburg

This port, located in the well-known city of St. Petersburg, has a capacity for 450 boats of up to 20 metres in length, so you’ll be able to moor your boat without a hitch. Don’t forget to visit local bars and try the best local gastronomy around.

What to do in Russia

There are numerous things to do in Russia, learn about the culture and everything that this country has to offer. One of its main tourist attractions is Moscow, which many consider to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It’s highly recommended that you visit this city where you should try to experience the Red Square, the Kremlin, or the Tretiakov gallery, one of the country's most famous art museums. You can visit museums, ballet theaters, opera-cathedrals, or the Moscow-City area, the financial center of the city with some of the highest buildings in Europe. Finally, you have to try and visit St. Basil's Cathedral, one of the most spectacular and characteristic churches in the world.

On the other hand, you should visit St. Petersburg as it is considered as the cultural capital of Russia. Some people also call it the "Northern Venice" of Europe. It is a city full of history and art and filled to the brim with things to see. Beginning with its imposing and large cathedrals, to its palaces, visit the Peerhof, Gáchina or the Konstantinovkiy palaces. Many people who have visited St. Petersburg agree that it is a city with a special feeling about it. The best thing about St. Petersburg are the Gardens of the Palace of Petergof, an impressive place decorated with golden statues and fountains surrounded by green areas.

Finally, we can not forget about other tourist attractions, such as Lake Baikal, one of Russia’s hidden jewels. This lake is breathtakingly quiet and coupled with the beautiful, transparent and clean water makes it one of the most visited lakes in the world. It is located in the Siberian region of Irkutsk, and is a perfect place for nature lovers. Perhaps you could visit Kazáñ, the capital of the republic of Tatarstan, a province of Russia. There you will find a kremlin with Russian Christian churches and beautiful mosques.

You can not miss a Russian ballet show, one of the most famous in the world, or go to one of the different markets that are organized in the capital to buy one of the biggest icons of the Russian culture, a Matrioshka doll.

What to see in Russia

During your boat rental holiday in Russia you will have the opportunity to visit spectacular locations and see breathtaking places that will make you fall in love with this vast country, from places where you surround yourself with nature, to spectacular buildings and monuments.

Something you can not miss during your holiday in Russia is the Kremlin in Moscow. The most famous piece of the country, it is located next to the red square. Other monuments such as the Red Square, the Tretiakov Gallery and the National University are also worth visiting.

In St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia, you will find famous and interesting art and history museums, such as the Hermitage, which stands out for its impressive interior decorations. Enjoy a cultural experience during your holiday in Russia.

Beaches and coves

Although Russia is not known for its beaches, you’ll be surprised with what you can find on Russia’s different coastlines, which are fantastic for sailing on. Here are some of the best.

Anapa Beach

Located on the north coast of the Black Sea and very popular with tourists, it is also famous for the spas there. It is also an ideal area for families and has a popular and fun nightlife.


This city lies between the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. Many tourists are attracted by its warm climate and the tropical vegetation that surrounds the area.

Nakhodka Bay

Here you will find the boats from the part of the Russian Navy that sails in the Pacific Ocean, the Primorye.

However in Russia we can also find extensive rivers to sail on, such as the Volga, a perfect place to rent a boat in Russia. Especially in the town of Kstov, where we find a large beach area on the north bank of the river.


Russia is a country rich in culture and traditions, which you can get to know extensively during our holiday. With the rental of a boat in Russia, you can discover on board your boat one of Russia’s greatest attractions, the food. The history of Russia has been influenced by a wide variety of cultures that has made its cuisine one of the most varied in the world, in which we can find everything from meat based dishes to desserts and tasty drinks.

If you decide to rent a boat in Russia you can taste some of its most typical dishes, such as kotletas, a variety of large meat croquettes and chopped onion, or pelmenis, ravioli stuffed with meat with "smetana" sauce. Other popular dishes include soups, including Borsch soup, a soup made with different ingredients such as potatoes, beetroots, onions, carrots and cabbage. And we can’t fail to mention blinis, a variety of typical crepes in Russia, which can be sweet or savoury, and sometimes stuffed with ingredients such as honey, jams, meat or white cheese. And finally, if you decide to rent a boat in Russia, you have to try the Kvas, the typical Russian drink, it has a low alcohol content and is made from malt flour or black bread.

In short, renting a boat in Russia is the perfect way to get to know a great country that because of its large size has so much to offer you. Allowing you to enjoy an unforgettable experience. Don’t wait any longer and opt for a yacht charter holiday in Russia for your next getaway and discover all the advantages and variety of sailing in this spectacular country.

Russia is the largest country in the world so we can find a variety of climates depending on the area we decide to visit and the time of year we do. However, the best time to rent a boat in Russia is summer, from June to September. In these months and in the coastal areas, there is only a slim chance of rain, making the rental of a boat in Russia much more than just a pleasant experience.

Average Temperatures

The warmest temperatures are reached in June to August, and is about 20ºC on average, and can reach up to 35ºC occasionally.

Hours of sun

During the summer season, you can enjoy more than 15 hours of sunshine if you decide to rent a boat in Russia, so the sailing experience will be much longer and you will have much more time to enjoy your boat stay.

How to get there and travel

Due to the large size of the country, traveling is not an easy task, however, reaching the capital, Moscow, or its other important cities like St. Petersburg is very easy thanks to the airlines that organize flights to them from different airports all over the world.

By plane

There are many international companies flying to Moscow and St. Petersburg; however, if you are looking to move around the country there are more than 100 regional airlines that operate, the most useful and important being Aeroflot.

Moscow has several airports, the most important of which is Sheremetyevo, connected by trains and buses. The airport of St. Petersburg is Pulkovo, 17 km from the city and connected by public bus lines.


Traveling by bus is sometimes the only way to reach certain areas of the country that are further away from urban centers.


You can reach Russia by train from the main European capitals, such as Berlin, Warsaw or Budapest, although they are usually long trips. Within the country, there are also continuous trains between Moscow and St. Petersburg at affordable prices.

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Divide the cost of the yacht by the number of passengers, and you'll find in most cases, that it's cheaper than an equivalent week long stay in a hotel.
Drop anchor in a quiet cove, and enjoy wonderful evenings and the tranquility of the cove, allowing you to avoid the typical holiday crowds.
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