Oceanis 37

  • The Oceanis 37 is a sleek and attractive sailing boat. As its bigger brothers all the interiors have been designed by Nauta Design and exteriors bythe Group Finot Conq. Its deck offers space to lie out in the sun or enjoy sitting in group comfortable in the spacious cockpit. The interiors are modern and designed to detail. It is a perfect choice for renting a boat for your holidays.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Oceanis 37
    Type:
    Length: 11.9
    Beam: 3.9
    Draft: 1.7
    Displacement: 6600
    Motorboats: Yanmar
    Horse Power: 30
    Day by day capacity: 8

Destinations where you can hire a Oceanis 37

  • Yacht charter in Trogir
  • <p>A <strong>yacht charter in Trogir</strong>, one of the sailing hotspots, is the only way to complete your sailing holiday Croatia. Surrounded by the sea, it is the perfect city to visit during your boat holiday in Croatia. Why not sail a gulet or a yacht like an Oceanis or Bavaria either bareboat or crewed in Trogir, Croatia for your next holiday and find out for yourself how amazing a yacht charter sailing trip is! </p> <p>Trogir is in a fantastic location for you to use as a hub as you explore the nearby Mediterranean and Adriatic seas and coasts! Charter a yacht from us and sail your boat to a different town, marina or island every day during your holiday. We advise you don’t miss out on visiting amazing and gorgeous places such as; Sibenik, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Trogir, Split and many more destinations in Dalmatia, the Adriatic and in Croatia too! </p> <h2>What to do in Trogir</h2> <p>With a yacht charter in Trogir you can appreciate this city which lies on the southern part of the Adriatic coast in the region of Split, and has one of the longest tourism traditions in Croatia due to its historical heritage and impressive natural beauty. As part of your yacht charter in Trogir, you will enjoy both sailing in the clear, blue water and anchoring your charter boat in one of the well-maintained ports to take a look at the city. </p> <p>For those who want to combine a yacht charter in Trogir with some culture, you can appreciate the beautiful medieval city with its white buildings and cobbled streets. While sailing along the coast, you will have a great view of those white buildings from your charter yacht. The most popular tourist attractions in Trogir are the Cathedral of St. Lawrence, the Church of St. Peter, the Duke’s Palace, and the St. Michael Bell-tower. The city’s Old Town has been included in the UNESCO World Cultural heritage register since 2007 as one of the world’s best preserved medieval centres, which makes it the perfect place to visit during your yacht charter holiday in Trogir. </p> <p>But don’t forget to take one of aBoatTime’s yachts or a gulet like the Oceanis or Bavaria either bareboat, crewed or skippered come sailing in Croatia as you visit some splendid destinations in the Mediterranean like Dalmatia, Hvar, Split, Dubrovnik, Sibenik and many more Dalmatian locations on your yacht charter sailing holiday in Trogir. Don’t miss out on the UNESCO sites in Croatia and the ones near Trogir and also remember to visit a new town or marina as much as possible during your trip. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are some ports where you can moor the boat to go to the city of Trogir that have plenty of berths for you to moor your yacht in. If you require a marina that is quieter or more secluded, there are plenty of options along the Adriatic coast of Croatia. Here are some examples: </p> <Ul> <li> Marina Trogir </li> <p>This port has 133 berths for mooring a boat with up to 3 meters draft and 60 meters long. You will definitely find one of the berths suitable for you yacht. </p> <Li> Baotic Marina </li> <p>This port has 400 moorings and berths and a lot of services for customers. It can welcome vessels with up to 5 meters draft and 25 meters long. </p> </ul> <h2>The Coastline </h2> <p>The main reason a yacht charter in Trogir is so popular is due to the city´s marvellous beaches, beautiful waters, and spectacular landscape. </p> <ul><li>Cubo bays</li><p>Great for families, there are many services, such as restaurants, changing rooms, tennis courts, etc. They are surrounded by pine trees and rock formations. </p></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The cuisine is very influenced by Mediterranean cuisines, such as the Greek, the Italian or the Spanish. This influence is especially felt in the coastal region. However, it also has its own popular and traditional dishes. </p> <p>Olive oil and the good table wine are the two ingredients that can’t be absent from a traditional local table. Fish and shellfish cooked with rice, a good sausage from the Dalmatian region…one of the typical dishes Croatian dishes is the Kulen, which is a sort of dry spicy sausage. Another dish that you should try if you are interested in other culture’s cuisines, is the Brodest, which is a rice dish similar to the Spanish Paella. </p> <p>It is a luxury to sail in Torgir, not only because of its crystal clear waters and all the beaches and coves that it has nearby, but also because of the culture of the country it is in. Croatia is a country with a long maritime tradition, and that is why sailing on a yacht charter in the Adriatic will help you to understand in the best way the local inhabitants and their traditions. One of the best ways to discover the secrets that Croatia has to offer is with a yacht charter in Torgir. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Split
  • <p>Split is the largest city on Croatia’s Adriatic Coast and the most important in Dalmatia. It is marvelous to visit given its rich historical heritage and the wide variety of activities it offers. It can be the perfect starting point for any type of holiday if you decide to <strong>rent boats in Spilt</strong>, there are many itineraries that can be followed on board your boat of choice. It makes no difference if you sail towards the north or to the south, you will always have a great time since there are multiple sailing destinations in both directions. </p> <p>A boats charter holiday in Croatia and its surrounding area, allows for a wide variety of possibilities for visiting the main tourist attractions of central Dalmatia. The climate is Mediterranean, meaning warm and dry weather in summer with annual maximums of 30ºC and lows of 12ºC, although the winter is not warm.</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Split is the busiest Marina in Dalmatia, with thousands of yachts and sailing boats that sail every day with multiple berths for you to moor your boat. For this reason, if you decide to spend your holidays here and choose a yacht charter here to start your journey, you will have all necessary commodities on board. So take one of our yachts or catamarans like one of the Jeanneau models and spend some quality time in this entertaining marina! </p> <h2>What to do in Split</h2> <p>There’s plenty to do when you charter a yacht in Split. For diving and nature enthusiasts, another possibility is to tour the neighboring Pakleni islands and enjoy the enchanting underwater life. So on your sailing holiday in Croatia on your bareboat or crewed yacht, make sure you make the most of the Adriatic, the Mediterranean and the local sailing and holiday destinations like Trogir, Dalmatia, Kornati, Hvar, Dubrovnik, Brac and many more Dalmatian and Croatian islands and locations. </p> <h3>Vis</h3><p> Located only 47 kilometres from Split, Vis is known for its strong winds that make it ideal for all types of watersports. It’s one of the most popular diving destinations in Croatia, since the marine life includes Lobsters, scorpion fish and octopi. Dive in the “Blue Grotto”, an underwater cave known for its beautiful lighting and the flora and fauna that youkan find in it. If you like exciting vacations where you get to explore amazing new places, this island is for you. </p> <h3>Pakleni Isles</h3><p> If you want to find a fully untouched landscape that is completely natural while sailing in Croatia, close to Split there are a number of tiny islands stuck in time such as Pakleni. They are known for their deep clear waters that are inhabited by an overwhelming sea life. Forget returning to moor in a town one night and stay on one of these beautiful islands to escape reality. </p> <h2>What to see in Split</h2> <p>The beautiful old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its streets and buildings. Split is testament to amazing historical change: the fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the change to the kingdom of Yugoslavia, and of course, the Second World War. Don’t miss out on the views from Maryan hill, Diocletian’s Palace, the cathedral and the National Theatre, even if it’s just to pass by them outside. </p> <p>You shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit the nearby islands of: Hvar and Vis. These islands are still only very slightly affected by the tourism in the area and each have small, calm bays and incredible fishing spots. If you want to moor up your boat and spend the night on any of the islands, there are many options to choose from. </p> <p>As a sailing region, the central part of the Adriatic Sea is characterised by large islands, as well as by the large distances between them and it is therefore advisable to check the favourable winds and conditions before setting off. </p> <p>The boardwalk is another one of the must visits during your sailing holiday in Croatia. With the sea and the marina to one side, and a trail of Renaissance style houses going up the hill on the other, the boardwalk provides the most cosmopolitan social life in its multitude of bars and restaurants from which you can enjoy fantastic views! </p> <p>Located in the center, the local fruit market is a huge meeting place for the thousands of tourists that visit each day as well as the local farmers who come to sell their fresh produce. It offers a wide variety of fruit, vegetables and delicacies from the countryside such as honey, oranges, peaches and other such items from the Mediterranean diet. </p> <p>Finally, Croatia is filled with interesting and entertaining towns and ports that you have to visit during your time sailing in one of our crewed or bareboat yachts on your yacht charter! For example, at some point on your Mediterranean adventure, you have to sail along the Dalmatian coast, in the Adriatic Sea and visit fascinating places like Trogir, Kornati, Dubrovnik, Hvar and many other locations in Dalmatia. You’ll have to be busy if you want to fit all that Split and Croatia has to offer on your yacht charter and sailing holiday, but if you do, you’ll be experiencing one of the best sailing destinations that Europe has to offer! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>The Dalmatian Coast has some stunning bays on offer, some of the most popular are: </p> <h3>Bacvice Beach</h3><p>A very popular beach, especially among the locals. The local sport of Picigin is played here, so if you want to discover a new sport, this is the beach for you. </p> <h3>Stomarica</h3><p>It is one of the famous beaches of Barela, a fishing village and an important summer center on the coast of Makaraska, to the south. It is a rocky beach and it has the blue banner certificate. It is good for some water sports activities. This beach, as the others on the Makarskan coast, has a magnificent natural landscape, formed on one side by the high mountain of Biokovo (natural park) and on the other side by Hvar. </p> <h3>Zlatni rat (The Golden Cape)</h3><p>This thick sand beach, located on the south of the island of Brac, is one of the best pictures of the Adriatic. Its triangular shape submerging into the seas is spectacular. There is a very interesting natural phenomena occurring here: the tip of the beach changes of shape due to the winds and the waves. Right by the beach you can find a beautiful pine tree forest. This beach is nice for water sports, among them kitesurfing. The small fishing village of Bol offers a large selection of entertainment and excursions. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>If you want to enjoy the nature, you can’t miss the Marjan Natural Park. It is made up of 340 hectares and rises 1.5 km. This forest park is a huge green area, and one of the biggest reserves in Croatia. You can get there walking from the centre to relax away from the lively urban atmosphere. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During you time on board a chartered yacht in Split you ca eat some fantastic food. Split is characterized by having a varied and healthy gastronomy. In the numerous restaurants there is no shortage of high quality sea products or the meat, always accompanied by fresh vegetables. You will also find a large selection of sausages and cheeses, all of which is accompanied with traditional Croatian deserts and liquors. Having a glass of liquor is the way to start a meal; you know the saying, when in Rome… </p> <p>Some of the typical dishes of the region are the Brodetto, a fish soup served with Polenta from northern Italy, grilled fish, roasted octopus, always served with some olive oil, garlic, pepper and salt. The desserts include the Krostule, typical Dalmatian pastries and the Makaran and the Kastel cakes. </p> <p>Without a doubt, Split is an ideal place for a tourist that visits Croatia as it is the gateway into the Dalmatian way of life. With its millenary history, its marvelous waters and its healthy life full of music and culture, sailing along its coasts will become the best option to ensure some amazing holidays, be it with friends or family. Why not rent a luxury gulet or join an exciting flotilla for your sail trip in the Adriatic? <strong>Choose a boat charter in Split</strong> and let the winds guide you on your sailing holiday, you will not regret it! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Mallorca
  • <p>Charter one of our yachts and experience all that Mallorca has to offer, it’s the biggest of the Balearic Archipelago and has Palma de Mallorca as its capital. It's the Mecca for anyone interested in sailing, that's why to <strong>rent boats in Mallorca</strong> is an ideal holiday. So take a skipper or one of our crewed or bareboat charters and set sail to explore the Balearic Islands like Formentera and Ibiza and sail to secluded coves, bays, hidden marinas and puerto! </p> <p>Known in times gone by as the island of calm, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain for its beaches, bays, landscape and fun during the day and night. There are hundreds of small, rocky islands that surround Mallorca that you investigate and sail around. Majorca also has many towns and cities which are well worth a visit on our boats, such as the capital Palma de Mallorca, Pollença and the rustic town of Andratx. A yacht charter holiday in Mallorca is the easiest, and most luxurious, way to see the Balearics and enjoy the sun, sea and journey, to the full with your loved ones. </p> <p>It is very common for people interested in sailing to choose to charter a yacht in Mallorca as it’s a fantastic holiday destination. When talking about high quality options in the world of renting boats, Majorca doesn’t really have any rivals as it offers all the same benefits, and more, as its competitors. The crystal blue water, its bright sun and the fresh breeze make yacht charter in Mallorca the ideal escape for that getaway you’ve been looking for. So take a bareboat yacht charter and explore Majorca, the coast of Spain, Ibiza and Formentera, and have a fantastic holiday!</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Due to the popularity of Mallorca as a nautical destination, there are 33 commercial ports, with up to 20 thousand mooring points. The marinas in Pollença and Palma will supply you with anything that you require. </p> <h3>Palma de Majorca</h3><p>It is the biggest port on the Balearic Islands and has space for 162 boats. Its location is excellent to sail around the southern and the southeastern part of the isle. This port does not only harbor yachts and sailboats, but big cruise liners as well. </p> <h3>Olimpic Calanova Port</h3> <p>It is located in the Palma bay and Major cove, it has modern amenities, a sailing school and numerous restaurants. </p> <h3>Public port of Pollença</h3><p>This port is located in the north of Mallorca and is the perfect place to start and see the natural beauty of the coast. Its location in the bay of Polenza offers it great protection from the weather. </p> <h3>Adriano Port</h3><p>This port is one of the most modern in Majorca and it has docking spaces designed for large yachts. It was designed by Philippe Starck and has offers a great range of high profile stores and bars and bistros. Several regattas and other seasonal activities are organized in this marina throughout the year. </p> <h2>What to do in Mallorca</h2> <p>As well as plenty of activities available to be enjoyed whilst sailing on our bareboat or crewed yachts, Mallorca offers plenty of activities on land too: you can take a bike trip on one of the many trails, or emulate the great Rafael Nadal and play tennis in his homeland. </p><p>The local night life is also very famous and really good fun. During your time in Mallorca on your chartered yacht you will have everything at your fingertips, on land and at sea. </p> <p>The coast line of Majorca is characterized by a multitude of landscapes, on the east side of the island you can admire bays and beaches with charming tones of blue; the north offers a safe selection of ports where you can moor your boat without a problem. The east coast will surprise you with its sheer cliffs and incredible views. Moreover, you should take your yacht charter and sail to Cabrera which hosts some stunning views and amazing water to sleep in. Explore on your yacht and enjoy all that it has to offer. All you have to do is choose your boat model and the dates for your yacht charter trip in Mallorca. Enjoy the great sensation that sailing provides in one of Spain’s favourite sailing destinations. </p> <h2>What to see in Palma de Mallorca</h2> <p>Palma’s boardwalk is over 5km in length and it is ideal for nice walks at sunset, or enjoying a delicious meal. The Mallorcan nightlife is very vibrant and you will find great bars, pubs and clubs throughout the city. </p> <p>To get to know the culture a little better, it is recommended that you visit Majorca's old town, accessed by the two railway lines and many enchanting bohemian streets. The Santa Maria de Palma Cathedral is without doubt the symbol of Mallorca but we shouldn’t forget other monuments of architectural value such as Bellver castle, the Lluc Monastery or Bendinat castle. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <h3>Cala de Formentor</h3><p>This cove, located close to the Port de Pollença in the gorgeous town of Pollença, is one of the most internationally well-known ports due to the quantity of famous people that have visited over the years including Winston Churchill and John Wayne. This kilometer long stretch of sand is an isolated, startling space, perfect for relaxing on you sailing holiday and one of the more peaceful bays in Majorca. </p> <h3>Cala Varcas</h3><p>This cove, situated to the south east, is one of the most untouched of them all. Its main attraction is the wide variety of activities you can take part in there: underwater caves and reefs admired by marine life experts as well as plenty of water activities such as diving or deep water soloing. Its great beauty can only be appreciated from the sea and therefore the best way to visit is by boat. </p> <h3>Cala Llombards</h3><p>Situated to the south, is one of the most beautiful in Mallorca, and removing the distance, it looks extremely like the Nordic Fjords (only properly appreciable from the water). It has fine white sand, and turquoise waters that would look more at home in the Caribbean. From this mix of Nordic and Caribbean influence you can also visit Es Pontás. If you are looking for a beach to make you feel fantastic, then this is the one. </p> <h3>Cala Mondragó</h3><p>This is also one of the most popular spots in Majorca and is situated in the region of Santanyi. It has one of the largest entrances to any cove in Mallorca making it ergonomic for boat access, with fine white sand and surrounded by pine trees. Its natural beauty is so extraordinary that it was declared a National Park in 1992. </p> <h3>Es Trenc</h3><p>Another untouched part of Majorca is Es Tranc, a vast expanse of sand located in the south which looks legitimately Caribbean. It mainly stands out as being the only non-commercialised beach in Mallorca, which makes it into a unique space. The beach is usually overwhelmed with tourists which makes it much more appealing to moor up your boat and enjoy the privacy that it provides. </p> <h2>Natural parks</h2> <p>Majorca has a significant quantity of unique natural spaces, considering its size. Discover its forests, cliffs, coves, bays and islets a short sail away. </p> <h3>Sierra Tramuntana</h3><p>With its highest point being in the Puig Mayor at a height of 1,445 meters, you can’t miss the gorgeous views that it offers.</p> <h3>Cabrera Archipelago</h3><p>In the coastal area you can find the maritime archipelago of Cabrera, which is an idyllic location to go diving in and is easily accessible by boat. The surrounding areas guarantee an exceptional diving experience. </p> <h3>Dragonera</h3><p>The rich flora and fauna of Dragonera, whose name comes from the local lizards, will leave you breathless. It is only accessible by boat and it is full of hiking trails that will allow you to discover the area when you sail there. </p> <h3>S'Albufera natural park</h3><p>Every year the marshes and the swamps of S’Albufera becomes home to numerous migratory bird species. Several hiking trails go through the park, allowing you to enjoy nature and admire the numerous animal species that make this park their home. </p> <h3>Mondrago Park</h3><p>Located in the eastern part of Mallorca, the natural park of Mondrago has some spectacular views. Mondrago cove is known by sailing enthusiasts, who drop anchor every year in its turquoise waters.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Majorcan gastronomy is famous for its sweets, its rice dishes and its fresh fish and shellfish. Its dishes are simply another reason you must visit.</p> <p>Mallorca is an electrifying destination offering the best beach tourism and an undoubtedly interesting culture too. You can even visit Ibiza and Formentera with a skipper or on your own bareboat yacht charter! Don’t miss an opportunity to charter a yacht on holiday in Mallorca to experience all that this island has to offer including, sailing, diving and exploring, you will not be disappointed.</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Menorca
  • <p>Known by the locals as “the white and blue island”, Menorca enjoys around 300 days of sun a year. A bareboat or crewed <strong>boats charter in Menorca</strong> is arguably the perfect place for sailing holidays. The origin of the name, comes from Minorica which means the smaller island of Majorca. The weather conditions of Menorca are ideal for yacht charter throughout the year. Its average temperature of 19ºC means that the temperature is warm even in the winter. If you’d like to you could even visit nearby islands like Ibiza, Formentera and Majorca and the other Balearics and traditional port towns and cities like Mahon or Ciutadella on one of our yachts or maybe a catamaran. This all adds together with the Mediterranean to create an amazing sailing holiday where you can enjoy sailing your own boat or yacht and fall in love with the surrounding islands and beaches. </p> <p>Why not rent one of the Jeanneau yachts either skippered, crewed or bareboat for example for your yacht charter sailing holiday in Menorca whilst visiting some fantastic destinations like; Mahon (Mahón), Formentera, Majorca, Ibiza and the other smaller Balearic Islands for any length of time that you wish! Sail around this idyllic area of the Mediterranean as you visit any port you want or any of the islands or beaches that you wish to relax on during your time on a chartered yacht in Menorca! </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are many ports in Menorca to moor your yacht, boat or catamaran in during your sailing holiday. Some of our favourite marinas that you could visit on our yachts are: </p> <h3> Marina Menorca: </h3> <p>Located in Mahón, this port has 550 moorings for boats with lengths between 5 and 25 meters. It also has a variety of services to meet the needs of all its customers during your stay on your yacht and whilst you take a break from sailing around the Balearic Islands. </p> <h3> Club Náutico de Ciutadella: </h3> <p>This port has 60 berths for boats with a maximum length of 18 meters and a draft of 2 to 6.5 meters. </p> <h3> Darsena Deportiva Cala'n Bosch: </h3> <p> This marina has a total of 274 berths and the capacity to accommodate ships with a maximum length of 14 meters. </p> <h3> Port Mahón - Ribera del puerto: </h3> <p> This port, located in Mahón, has a total of 240 berths for boats up to 18 meters in length, as well as various services for customers . </p> <h3> Club Maritime Mahón: </h3> <p> This club has been built to house 150 boats at the same time with a maximum length of 40 meters and draft of 1-13 m. </p> <h2>What to do in Menorca</h2> <p>The island was rewarded as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1993 thanks to its biosphere and the conservation of its historical heritage. The nature on this island is unique, protecting both plants and animals from extinction. Its Mediterranean style forests, its rocky cliffs and turquoise sea are just some of the idyllic areas this Spanish island has to offer. If you want to get to know the whole island then it is easy as it is split into different sections: from the capital, Mahón, to the old capital. If you decide to visit Menorca with a yacht charter, you will be able to enjoy a huge amount of cultural activities, lots of fun and paradisiac beaches. </p> <p>With a crewed or bareboat yacht charter in Menorca, you will be able to enter into the little bays and coves to swim and go diving, enjoy Mediterranean cuisine with rich food and drink on board your boat or in one of the numerous bars the island offers you on the water’s edge. Can you imagine a better, more deserving way to spend your holidays? </p> <p>A yacht charter holiday in Menorca is the stuff of dreams. On the island there is an abundance of orchids and wildflowers, offering their most impressive show during the spring. For the most of the summer many festivals and parties are celebrated in the small towns in which you will find a mix of local traditions from the 14th century with concerts and theatrical performances of the highest quality, putting on something for everyone’s different tastes.</p> <h2>What to see in Menorca</h2> <p>The island offers a complete cultural experience, from “el Santuario de la Virgen del Monte Toro” to the “Basilica de Santa Maria de Ciutadella” and finally the archeological sites of prehistoric towns in Trepuco and Talati. Additionally, you can’t miss out on the pyramid at Punta Nati or the windmills such as the one at Dalt de Sant Lluis. If you like handmade things and markets, then Menorca is your ideal destination. The old town offers many stalls and artisan shops where you can buy beautiful souvenirs during your yacht charter in Menorca. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <h3>Cala Macarella</h3><p>This cove (Cala means cove), along with Turqueta, is one of the most well known in Menorca. It has marvellous views, calm blue waters thanks to the tall cliffs that surround them, covered in leafy pines. All in all, this special and natural environment is best explored from the water, however, there is a somewhat untrodden path for getting there by land. </p> <h3>Cala Turqueta</h3><p> This cove is very close to Macarella and is very similar to Cala Macarella. Turqueta is a postcard destination you should not leave off your list. Ideally you should visit both, which is easily done if you charter a yacht in Menorca. </p> <h3>Cala Galdana</h3> <p>This cove is found to the south of Menorca. It also has a family friendly atmosphere and has a crystal clear piece of ocean, perfect for swimming in. It has white sand and an abundance of vegetation. In this cove you will be able to practice a number of water sports, such as kayaking or riding pedalos and if you decide to spend a little time on the beach, you can also have a go at paragliding. </p> <h3>Cala Mitjana</h3><p> Close to Galdana, you will find this cove to be untouched and typically Menorcan. From your boat you will be able to enjoy beautiful views surrounded by vegetation. However, if what you search is a more exclusive space then this beach is the place for you as it is one of Menorca’s best beaches with much less people and much calmer sea.</p> <h3>Cala Pregonda</h3><p> This cove is very different from the rest due to its red colour and a surrounding that makes the people on it feel as though they are on the surface of Mars. The contrast is accompanied by extremely calm waters and this cove is best accessed by boat as it is a long distance from anywhere by foot.</p> <h2>Natural Parks </h2> <h3> Cabrera Archipelago: </h3> <p> Located south of Menorca, this park has both land and marine zones. It was declared a national park in 1991, and is known for its marina. </p> <h3> Cabrera Archipelago: </h3> <p> Declared a park in 1988, it has a great international importance for its wetlands, home to several animal and plant species. </p> <h3> Mondragó: </h3> <p> It was declared a park in 1992. This area is noted for its scenery, and is a unique park after centuries of farming and ranching and covers 766 hectares. </p> <h3> s'Albufera des Grau: </h3> <p> Located near Mahón, is the most important park in Menorca. This place has a variety of landscapes, each with a different degree of human intervention, such as wetlands, agricultural land, forests, and characteristic coasts. </p> <h3>Sa Dragonera: </h3> <p> Formed by Pantaleu and Mitjana islets and the island of Sa Dragonera, this natural park has 274 hectares of stunning land, characterized by its spectacular number of species on both land and in the sea. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Menorca’s gastronomy was born from the contributions of the different civilizations that throughout the centuries have lived on the island. Making this cuisine full of surprises and contrasts, mirroring Menorca’s landscape. Menorca contributed to the world culinary establishment with mayonnaise, and in turn has known to adapt elements of other cuisines into its own. The medieval gastronomies, both Islamic and Catalan as well as the French, are the ones that left the biggest legacy to the recipes that have made Menorca famous. </p> <p>A bareboat or skippered yacht charter in Menorca will submerge you in the great splendour of the Mediterranean, offering you a wide variety of isolated beaches, magnificent coastal landscapes, a rich cultural heritage and the chance to visit great places like Majorca, Ibiza and the other Balearic Islands. Don’t miss this opportunity and discover this treasure in the best way. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Vigo
  • <p>Why not opt for a <strong>yacht charter in Vigo</strong>, Galicia which lies on the gorgeous Spanish coast? The largest city in Galicia, a region in the northwest of Spain. Its name derives from its location along the Ria (fjord) with the same name and this area of Spain offers a different kind of sailing holiday compared with a Mediterranean charter. It is also one of the largest natural ports in Spain and a very important fishing port. So take one of our yachts on a Spanish sailing holiday and enjoy a fantastic holiday on the coast, in the cities and in the beautiful Ria de Vigo! </p> <p>Visiting this area of Spain, Galicia, on a yacht charter is growing in popularity although it is not as well-known as Spain's Mediterranean yacht charter destinations, so you will find yourself being able to enjoy your sailing holiday in a more secluded atmosphere. The climate can be described as oceanic, although the summers and winters are usually warm because of its sheltered location, surrounded by mountains as well as the Cies Islands out in the bay towards the sea. During your holiday you´ll be blessed with pleasant weather conditions throughout a long sailing season. Don’t worry about sailing the boat yourself, even if you consider yourself a yachtmaster, you can take a skipper with you so you can sit back and relax! </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The ports in this area of the Spanish coast will cater for your every need during your sailing holiday and every marina is very pleasant to stay in. The main port in this Spanish city has numerous bars and cafes that allow the seafarers to meet and exchange their yacht charter experiences with other sailing enthusiasts. In addition, after a long day at sea, there is nothing better than to sit at one of the coastal bars and enjoy a cold drink, or a deliciously fresh shellfish dinner. Furthermore, you could sail around the northwest coast of Spain and visit the nearby port or marinas along the coast, in Coruna and the Bay of Biscay to add to your Spanish sailing holiday. If you are worried about finding a marina in Vigo and Galicia, don’t, there are plenty of anchorages and marinas for you to moor you boat or yacht at when you fancy a break from sailing. </p> <h2>What to see and do</h2> <p>This city that lies on the Atlantic Spanish coast is the perfect place to experience true navigation, being surrounded by a deep blue sea and a stunning wild environment that will allow you to disconnect from the world. There are many places that you can sail to in order to enjoy the stunning local environment. Apart from sailing, you can also do water sports like surfing, as the waves are a great attraction for surfers from all over the world. Just imagine sailing your own yacht up and down the Ría de Vigo, the cities gorgeous estuary that opens out to the Spanish Atlantic Ocean. </p> <p>The historic center holds the majority of activities that this city has to offer, from eating in one of the many shellfish restaurants, to walking into its bars, clubs and sun decks to enjoy the midday sun or very animated nights. </p> <p>Discover a very festive atmosphere, especially during the summer. You will be able to enjoy street performances, concerts, and the city center’s bars, which remain full from sunset until deep into the night. If you would like to get to know the Spanish culture, and discover one of the best gastronomies, a yacht charter in Spain is one of the best options for your next holiday. </p> <p>The majority of the shops can be found spread out through the narrow streets of the city center, especially on Principe Street. You also have the opportunity to visit traditional markets such as the market of A Pedra, where you will be able to find local products that you will not see anywhere else. </p> <p>On the outskirts of the city you will find Romanic ruins, such as the Santa Maria de Casterlos cathedral, of the XV century, and the XII century Santiago de Bembrive Cathedral.</p> <p>The city has a great ship building and sea faring legacy. Nowadays it is the home of six of the most important shipyards in Spain. This might be perhaps due to the ease of access by ship to many places in the region. The easy access that sailing on a chartered yacht offers to the coast, the Cies Islands, or the beaches and the nearby towns, makes the decision to spend your holiday on a yacht charter in the region a right one.</p> <h2>Beaches and Coves</h2> <p>Vigo’s coast has 38 beaches and coves where you can enjoy a sunny day on the beach, or simply admire the views of the bay of Rias Baixas from the deck of your ship.</p> <ul><li>O Vao beach</li><p>Has a large extension of fine sand where you can always find people windsurfing, playing volleyball and having fun with other beach and water sports.</p> <li>Samil beach</li><p>One of the most popular beaches, due to the quality of its services and to its proximity to the urban area. On it you will be able to find a long promenade with ice cream stands, restaurants and shops of all types that will entertain you through your walk.</p> <li>Rodas beach</li><p>It has been awarded the title of the best beach in the world by the British paper, The Guardian. It stands at more than one kilometer in length and sixty meters in width. It is one of the most beautiful as well, due to the turquoise color of the water and the dense vegetation that can be found right behind the white sand. Don’t forget to visit this beach, it’s perfect for relaxing! </p></ul> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p> Galicia is a place with a lot of green areas due to the type of landscape, temperature and humidity. </p> <Ul> <li> A Riouxa Park </li> <p>This place of 60 hectares has a large number of tree species, some brought from different corners of the globe. </p> <Li> Castrelos Park </li><p>220,000 m² is the extension of this park, which also has a museum inside. It also has an outdoor amphitheater where events are organized. </p> <Li> Monte O Castro </li><p>This park has the best views of the surrounding landscape and the estuary. It is a mountain located in the middle of the city which also has an archaeological site within. </p> </ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The local gastronomy is recognized throughout the world for its flavors, the freshness of its products and for its high quality. Fresh fish and shellfish are typical products of the coastal region and are unmatched in flavor. </p> <p>Dining in Galicia will immerse you into a myriad of unique flavors. Its cuisine is much more than a gourmet experience, it’s an entire ritual. The gastronomic culture has manifested itself in all the daily customs, from the appetizers to the tapas and after work beers, or the weekend family barbecues. </p> <p>On top of this, there are dozens of gastronomic fiestas that are dedicated to show off all the local products. Typical Spanish dishes can also be found at these parties, dishes like the fried squid and the empanada. </p> <p>Sailing in Vigo on a yacht charter will give you the opportunity to discover first hand all the customs and secrets of this Galician city. You will taste its exquisite cuisine while aboard the yacht that best adapts to your needs. So make 2016 a year to remember and enjoy a holiday in Vigo, the Bay of Biscay and Galicia which will be an unforgettable experience. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Lavrion
  • <p>A <strong>yacht charter in Lavrion</strong> will be an unforgettable for you. Visit this beautiful coastal town located on the southernmost tip of the Attica peninsula. In ancient times this town was a major mining area and though the mines are closed now, there are aspects of the area which remind the visitors of times gone by. Nowadays, the busy port is one of the most important in Athens, and serves as the perfect starting point for your yacht charter in Lavrion after spending a couple of days sightseeing in Athens. So set sail on your next holiday and visit Greece with a yacht charter around the Cyclades, the Aegean Sea and amazing cities like Athens. </p> <p>Besides the old mining areas, the town is home to the country's largest amphitheatre, and the cruising waters that surround Lavrion are among some of the most spectacular surroundings in Greece. Additionally, there are many beautiful bays and stunning beaches to visit while on your yacht charter holiday. </p> <p>This city acts as the perfect starting point to explore Greece and the islands in the Aegean Sea. For example. It gives you’re the opportunity to sail to stunning and gorgeous places like Paros, Mykonos, the Sporades, the Saronics, Ionian and Dodecanese Islands as well as many Greek cities and ports like Athens that are found along Greece’s coast and the local gulf. Moor your bareboat or crewed boat in any town, island, port or beach you wish during your sailing holiday, your yacht charter in Lavrion offers you unparalleled flexibility when compared with more traditional holidays. Just think about it, you are in complete control and can decide which Greek beaches and islands you want to sail to and relax on that day! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves </h2> <h4>Kaki Thalassa</h4> <p>It is a beautiful beach with a free access located in Keratea, the eastern area of Atica. Recently remodeled, this beach has very modern infrastructure, excellent taverns and cafes, an open air cinema and a basketball court for the sport enthusiasts. Kaki is the perfect option for the entire family. </p> <h4>Anvyssos</h4> <p>One of the biggest beaches of Atica. This beach has a free access and has several organized areas where umbrellas and chairs are available. Windsurfers claim this beach as their favourite. </p> <h4>Hamolia</h4> <p>Is a small beach located just 4 km from Porto Rafti, it offers easy access a peaceful atmosphere and a special area available to nudists. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During your yacht charter in Lavrion, you’ll get to taste some delicious food. Given the geography and the history of Greece, the style of the Greek cuisine is typical Mediterranean, sharing characteristics with the Italian, Middle Eastern and Balkan gastronomies. The main and most sacred ingredient is the olive oil, which has a presence in almost every dish. </p> <p>The most famous dish of the Greek cuisine is formed by a combination of appetizers served with a typical liquor, the Ouzo. Several sauces are used in combination with the pita bread. Another recognized dish is the Musaka, similar to the Italian lasagne, with the difference being that eggplant is used instead of pasta to separate the multiple layers of the dish. </p> <p>Lavrion is well known for its rapid development; so much so that the port is changing faster than any other town in the country. New taverns, cafes, and other yachting facilities are opening constantly, offering more and more opportunities for tourists who choose a yacht charter here for their sailing holiday in Greece. You can enjoy numerous water sport activities such as snorkelling, swimming and fishing. A variety of restaurants ensure that culinary enthusiasts will not be disappointed. </p> <p>As a starting point to your sailing holiday, a yacht charter offers a great number of opportunities. You will enjoy sailing through the scenic ocean of the Saronic Gulf and the Aegean Sea and visiting famous Greek islands such as the Cyclades, Dodecanese, Sporades, or Ionian isles. Opt for a yacht charter holiday in Lavrion and you will find much more than you were looking for. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Athens
  • <p>Set sail and choose a <strong>boat charter in Athens</strong> and explore the capital, cultural and financial centre of Greece, and cradle of European civilisation. Rent a crewed, skippered or bareboat yacht and experience all that Greece, the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean has to offer. With more than 5000 years of history, this city is home to marvellous monuments, squares, parks and museums, intermixing the old and the new. Mythology is woven into the fabric of the city, with hills and ruins being a normal part of the city’s landscape. </p> <p>Athens is home to over 3.8 million people, and the average temperature varies between 12º and 22º Celsius, with 260 days of sun annually. Athens has a warm, mild climate throughout most of the year, with the busiest times being from May until October. The best way to get to know Greece is by relaxing on its sunny beaches, taking tours round its monuments, and enjoying its vibrant nightlife, all of which you can enjoy when you charter your yacht in Athens. This choice offers you the most flexibility in terms of adapting your trip to your preferences and needs, without having to waste time on a cruise; instead being able to spend your holiday doing what you want, where you want.</p> <p>The Ionian Islands make up a significant amount of Greece, two of the most exciting groups of islands are the Cyclades and the Saronic Islands, which include many sites to visit such as the fun city of Mykonos. You simply have to explore! Moreover, with easy access to the Mediterranean, you can visit nearby islands such as Sicily, Malta and also Turkish islands. Owing to the sheer variety of Greek islands in terms of population, activities available and wildlife, we recommend you plan a route in advance, to your needs and preferences. Wherever you go however, we recommend visiting Athens, or at least stopping at this historic city on your voyage. </p> <h2>What to see in Athens</h2> <p>Athens boasts a huge range of things to see and do during your yacht charter holiday in Greece. Whilst on your yacht charter in Athens, you will have the opportunity to explore this city's incredible past. Among Athens’ many extraordinary sights, some of the must-sees include the Acropolis, the Pantheon, the Dionysus Theatre and the House of Music. If you’re interested in art and archaeology, be sure to explore the National Archaeological Museum, where you’ll find a huge collection of pottery and many other objects from Ancient Greece, which will take you to the origins of modern civilisation, art, and history.</p> <h2>Central Athens</h2> <p>Athens is a highly pedestrian-friendly city, and you can easily walk around the city centre, whilst shopping and stopping at one of its quaint restaurants. For those who are interested in the evening entertainment of Athens, it’s worth visiting Athen’s harbour, Piraeus, home to many typically Greek bars, with a relaxed atmosphere. The most tourist-oriented areas are Plaka and Monastiraki. In Plaka, you’ll find Arabesque architecture, and remnants of ancient Ottoman traditions in its shops and street markets. Monastiraki is also a tourist-oriented shopping district, with influences from many civilizations. Typical of the area are street markets, where you can see locals selling all kinds of things, from sofas to televisions on market days. </p> <p>As the country’s capital, Athens is home to a Greece’s diverse range of establishments, restaurants, cafés, casinos and nightclubs with a lively and vibrant atmosphere in the evenings. Its nightlife is matched only by that of Mykonos, nicknamed the Ibiza of the Aegean, due to its sophisticated, vibrant culture and its many nightclubs and festivals. </p> <p>Once you’ve taken in Athens’ scenic coastline from your chartered yacht, why not go walking amongst one of Athens many hills, which are ideal for hiking and also provide spectacular views of the city, the most famous being Mount Lycabettus, Filopappos and of course, the ancient Acropolis. The Acropolis is an ancient Greek citadel which contains buildings that were built almost 2,500 years ago! Here you’ll be able to see Athens’ ancient streets, monuments and the distant sea, from above. A truly amazing sight to behold, especially at the beautiful Greek, Athenian sunset. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Immerse yourself in the Greek way of life and go out to dinner, taking your time to enjoy the various local dishes and watch the evening entertainment. For tourists looking to enjoy a bit of partying while on their yacht charter in Athens, a night in Piraeus is a popular choice. Piraeus is Athens’ Harbour, one of the most important shipping junctions in the Mediterranean from ancient times and the largest port in Greece. From here it is possible to take a ferry to other Greek islands and enjoy the scenery that they have to offer. In Athens, it’s not a place where old meets new in this fantastic city, but also a place where east meets west. For example, one can spend time in the colourful Turkish bazaars, whilst seeing beautiful 18th century neoclassical architecture in the same street. It is for this reason that many people have nicknamed Athens “The pearl of the Mediterranean”. </p> <p>Don’t miss out on this glorious city and take advantage of the opportunity to visit the nearby islands of Santorini, Mykonos and Crete. Choose a yacht charter in Athens to enjoy this vibrant, exciting and city, which is unparalleled in its historical, artistic and cultural heritage. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Lefkas
  • <p>A <strong>Lefkas boat charter</strong> is the perfect way to spend your next holiday. This beautiful hilly island of the Ionian archipelago lies on the west coast of Greece, and is connected with the mainland only by a narrow causeway and a floating bridge. It is hard to find a better option than a yacht charter in Lefkas as this island boasts everything desired by sailing tourists: plenty of safe anchorages, scenic beaches, beautiful spots for snorkelling and scuba diving and picturesque fishing villages lining the coast. Balmy breezes, a pleasant climate, and friendly locals make a yacht charter here ideal. So take one of our boats or yachts bareboat or crewed, perhaps an Oceanis or Bavaria, and enjoy all that are charters have to offer when you set sail in one of the best sailing holidays in the Mediterranean. </p> <p>Located on the northern part of the island, Lefkas is a base from which to start your yacht charter holiday and sail to some amazing areas in Greece, Corfu, the Ionian Islands or many more Greek beaches and islands during your holidays. Whether you choose to sail to Corfu, Nisos and Paxos in the north or to Kefalonia, Preveza and Ithaca in the south, there are islands to fit all tastes and desires. Enjoy the opportunity to take in this breathtaking scenery. The town is known as the capital of the island's nightlife, and like many other Greek islands, it has numerous bars and clubs, meaning that those who seek a variety of entertainment options won't be disappointed with a yacht charter in Lefkas. </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>There are a variety of water activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving in which you can take part and discover the underwater flora and fauna. You will also be able to visit many beautiful and charming fishing villages. </p> <p>One the things that you should definitely visit is the Panagia Faneromeni monastery. It is regarded as the most important religious center of the island, which being located on a hill overlooking the city; it offers spectacular views of the capital as well as the continental coastline across the sea. </p> <p>During your skippered or bareboat yacht charter sailing holiday, it is worth visiting the Dimossari waterfalls. There is an abundance of underground water, the main reason for the island being covered in extensive vegetation. One has to be careful while walking on the slippery rocks, but the view is worth it. After a path among the vegetation, rocks and streams, you will find a natural pool that leads to a 30 meter fall. </p> <p>Moreover, Lefkas can act a hub to explore Greece and the Aegean Sea, sail to the nearby Ionian Islands and gorgeous destinations like Preveza, Nisos, Vassiliki and Ithaca. If you want to, you could even sail to the wonderful island of Corfu, which will be a very entertaining time in the middle of your stint on a yacht charter sailing holiday! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <h3>Nidri</h3> <p>Is a beautiful sandy beach with crystal clear waters, where you can enjoy the impressive vistas of the islands of Heloni, Scorpius, Sparta, Scorpidi and Madouri. Its port is normally full of fishing boats, yachts and luxurious sailboats. On the outskirts of the town, you can explore the ruins of a prehistoric settlement, an aqueduct and some ancient tombs. </p> <h3>Vassiliki</h3> <p>Is a charming village surrounded by dense vegetation and has a long shingle beach that attracts windsurfers above anyone else. In addition, many shores only accessible by boat are nearby, making a yacht charter in Lefkas the best option to explore the island in the most thorough way. </p> <h3>Milos Beach </h3> <p>Located close to the lively town of Agios Nikitas, and to which you can access only by boat, it is quite a large beach, of fine white sand and turquoise waters, where it is common to see some nudists. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>There is a great production of farm products of excellent quality: olive oil, citrus products, honey, grapes and wine. The island is also known for producing the best wine of all of Greece, the Bertzami. In addition to wines, you can try some of the aromatic liquors like the Rosoli, made on a base of mint and roses, or the Soymada, a drink based on almonds. The island’s cuisine is similar to the Mediterranean gastronomy, but also has elements of the Venetian cuisine. This is a common occurrence in all of the Ionic Isles due to them being controlled by Venice for many years in the past. </p> <p>Among the most famous dishes, you can find the Savoro, a fish baked with garlic, onions and rosemary; the Alada, a fresh fish dish; the Ladopita, a pie made with olive oil; and the Pasteli, which is a honey made nougat.</p> <p>Thanks to its unbeatable natural landscapes, its historical wealth, its climate, its gastronomy and its lively nightlife, this is the dream holiday destination. Discover the Greek islands aboard a crewed or bareboat chartered yacht like one of the Oceanis or Bavaria models from Lefkas as a base, you will not regret it! So rent one of our boats and enjoy one of the best holidays of your life in Greece on a Lefkas yacht charter! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Sardinia
  • <p><strong>Rent boats in Sardinia.</strong> The waters along the coast of Sardinia, also known as Costa Esmeralda, make a yacht charter in Sardinia an idyllic experience. The island is known for its spectacular scenery and landscape, large forests, parks, rocky cliffs and beaches that are far away from civilisation. Why not rent one of aBoatTime’s luxury boats or yachts like an Oceanis model and come sailing to Sardinia. Make sure you add certain stops on your itinerary, destinations like Portisco, Cannigione, Cala, Cervo, Maddalena, Olbia, Porto, Bonifacio, the nearby archipelago islands and many more Sardinian locations on the coast. Set sail to this picturesque costa on a yacht charter and make some great memories on your own yacht charter sailing holiday in Sardinia! </p> <p>Rent a boat in Sardinia and sail in waters which are a tourist attraction in themselves, not only because of their blue colour, but for the rich ecosystem housed within them. For this reason, scuba diving and snorkelling are popular activities for tourists who choose to rent a yacht in Italy. There are also many well-equipped marines ready to provide you with all you need when chartering a yacht in Sardinia, and facilitate all type of water sport activities, including recreational sailing. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The French isle of Corsica is really close, but if you prefer to make a longer trip, you can sail to the Blue Coast visiting Nice or making a trip to Rome.</p> <p>The Island, full of natural beauty, is waiting to be explored. The choice of a <strong>boat charter in Sardinia</strong> will give you complete freedom to sail to the most beautiful places around the island, at your own pace and on your own itinerary along the Emerald Coast. Don’t hesitate and discover the island when you rent a boat in Sardinia.</p> <h2>What to see in Sardinia</h2> <p>Popular attractions include the Maddalena Archipelago which consists of seven main islands and over 60 islets surrounded by stunning, untouched beaches. There is no better way to visit them than on a chartered yacht in Sardinia. Neptune's Grotto, a cave embedded in a cliff full of stalactites and stalagmites, is located near Cape Caccia. Access to this phenomenon is either by boat or down the naturally made set of stairs: 600 steps carved in a rock wall.</p> <p>Another important place to visit when you rent a boat in Sardinia are the "nuraghes" which are stone towers built during the second century BC by Sardinian civilization in order to defend the territory from potential invaders. These ancient megalithic edifices have been preserved throughout history in perfect condition. Last but not least, two essential visits are the Grotto of Neptune and the Maddalena Archipelago. Choose to rent a boat in Sardinia and appreciate all of the attractions this area has to offer.</p> <p>Additionally, there are many stunning locations along the coast of Sardinia (the Costa Esmeralda) that we strongly suggest you visit during your holiday yacht charter on one of our yachts. Go sailing along the coast and visit places like Portisco, Cannigione, Porto Cervo, Olbia, Cala and the islands of La Maddalena. Furthermore, when you are sailing you have to include in your itinerary a visit to the French island of Corsica where you should moor your yacht in the amazing area of Bonifacio.</p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p> Some of the most stunning beaches and coves you can visit during your boat rental in Sardinia are Alghero beach, Capriccioli, Liscia Ruja, Spiaggia del Principe, Porto Istana, Porto Taverna, Cala Brandinchi and La Cinta in the north of the island, and Cala Luna, Cala Sisine, Cala Mariolu and Cala Goloritzé in the southern part of the island. </p> <p>San Giovanni is a centric beach of the city of Alghero, which counts with all the necessary services and a large white sand shoreline. It is comfortable and easily accessible, quite popular among the tourists, especially on the weekends. </p> <p>The Luna cove, is one of the most spectacular coves, due to the clear blue color of the water and the Rocky Mountains that surround the coast. If you are a snorkel enthusiast the Luna cove will offer you the chance to discover its underwater caves and the diverse fauna during your dive.</p>

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  • Yacht charter in British Virgin Islands
  • <p><strong>Rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands</strong>! It’s all you need to have a care-free holiday. So rent one of our crewed or bareboat yacht charters or maybe a catamaran and begin your sailing holiday in the Caribbean as the Caribbean winds sail you around one of the best sailing holiday destinations in the world! </p> <p>This beautiful British overseas territory, situated to the east of Puerto Rico, was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493. It was joint Spanish and Dutch territory until the English invaded the islands in 1672. The islands’ capital is Road Town, and the official language is English, although Spanish is spoken by Puerto Ricans and Dominicans who live on the island. </p> <h2>Ports</h2><p>Mooring our boat in the existing ports of this islands is always an option. Some of the places where it's possible to do so are: </p> <h3>North Latitude Marina</h3><p>Located on the island of Jost Van Dyke, in the Great Harbor. It has 20 berths in which the maximum length permitted is 30 meters and the maximum draft is 3.6 meters. </p> <h3>The Inner Harbour</h3><p>Found in Road Town, Tortola. It has capacity to host 30 ships with a maximum draft of 7 meters and a maximum length of 60. Tortola is an interesting part of the Caribbean and you should definitely explore the island when you are renting one of our yachts on your sailing holiday! </p> <h3>Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour</h3><p>Located on the famous island of Virgin Gorda, and has a capacity of 111 berths. The maximum draft of the boats it can host is 7.6 meters and the maximum length is 49 meters. The island of Gorda has a stunning Natural Park and Spanish Town, a fun place to visit, is located on the island too. </p> <h3>The Moorings Mariner Inn</h3><p>This marina is also located in Tortola, in Road Town. It has capacity for 130 boats with a maximum length of 55 meters and a maximum draft of 9.</p> <h2>What to do in the British Virgin Isles </h2> <p>The BVI archipelago comprises more than 40 islands, with Tortola, Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda and Anegada being the most populated and well known. The other smaller islands are also ideal locations for day trips, with their beautiful shores and exciting bars which are just a short distance away, all being at your fingertips if you choose to rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands. </p> <p>The archipelago is one of the most popular destinations for a chartered yacht holiday for many reasons: the steady winds allow you to enjoy the islands’ many beautiful white sand shorelines and moor your yacht in one of the picturesque bays. You also have the opportunity to discover the many places where you can go diving and snorkelling amongst coral formations and colourful fish. </p> <p>The islands have a sub-tropical climate, with an average annual temperature of between 25ºC and 29ºC which is ideal for practicing a wide variety of water sports, sunbathing or simply going for a walk along the beach. The steady winds and fantastic sailing conditions throughout the year make the rental of a boat in the British Virgin Islands an ideal option. Also, thanks to the Virgin Islands’ many surrounding islands, they are protected from strong Atlantic tides which makes sailing a pleasant and easy experience. </p> <p>The Caribbean is not only renowned for its long white sandy beaches, but also for the diverse marine life in its seas, you’ll experience it all on your yacht charter getaway in the British Virgin Islands. There are many different places to go diving in the BVI, ideal for all experience levels. Diving schools in the Caribbean are a popular attraction for the thousands of tourists who flock to the islands every year, and highly recommended for inexperienced divers. </p> <p>A yacht charter offers you the freedom to choose your favourite vessel and plan with your skipper the best voyage possible. </p> <h2>What to see in the British Virgin Isles</h2> <p>There are many places to visit, from sandy coastlines to a magnificent cultural heritage. Some of the important and some of our favourite are: </p> <h3>Road Town</h3><p>The capital of the island, it is located in Tortola, the largest island of the archipelago. It is also the main port on the islands, making it the best place to start your yacht charter as most charter yachts are moored here.</p> <h3>Tortola</h3><p>A legendary island of pirate folklore, it is a must see Caribbean island due to its unique landscapes and its laid-back, friendly inhabitants. You’ll find it hard to believe what a paradise you’re in when you rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands. </p> <h3>Anegada</h3><p>Although all of the British Virgin Islands are renowned for their diverse flora and fauna, Anegada is widely regarded as the best for seeing the abundant local wildlife, due to its low population density and it being the archipelago’s only coral island. Anegada is home to a variety of marine species, such as Parrotfish, Needlefish, Sea Bream and Stingray. For those who are interested in the island’s pirate heritage, there are guided diving tours of old Spanish shipwrecks that are scattered around Anegada. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <h3>The Bath</h3><p>Located in Virgin Gorda, it is one of the best in the eastern part of the Caribbean. It looks like a paradise, with white sand and surrounded by blue water. Through its rocky paths it is possible to go from one beach to another and see the wild fauna of the island. </p> <h3>Josiah´s Bay</h3><p> On the outer part of East End, in Tortola, it is probably the best place in the islands to practice surf. From October to April it is the best time to find the perfect wave. </p> <h3>Trunk Bay</h3><p>Beach located in St. John: white sand, blue water and goldfish underwater. Surrounded by all kinds of exotic plants, this beach is the perfect place for some days away from the routine on a boat in the BVI. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Below the surface of the islands’ waters, lie the marvels of the warm Caribbean Sea, such as amazing flora, colourful fish, turtles, manta rays, sharks and dolphins. If you choose to rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands in winter, you’ll also be able to see humpback whales, as they come to mate in Sir Francis Drake Channel at this time of year. Whether you’re just learning to dive, or are an experienced diver, you can’t miss out on this opportunity. There is a huge variety of natural parks in these islands (21!) and some of them are: </p> <h3>Cam Bay</h3><p>Recognised as national park in 1999, it is located in the northern coast of Camanoe Grande. It is formed by an enormous reef and lagoon system. In addition, it has calm waters, goldfish and a spectacular marine environment, perfect to go snorkelling in. If you need any lessons or training before your go snorkelling, there are plenty of affordable schools! </p> <h3>Sage Mountain</h3><p>This natural park is located in Tortola, and was recognised as natural park in 1964. The highest point of the BVI is located in it, and it has a wide variety of plants. </p> <h3>Devil's Bay</h3><p>On the south western zone of Virgin Gorda's island, it has beautiful beaches where you can relax and enjoy nature. In addition, it is possible to anchor the boat and watch the landscape from our boat. </p> <h3>Diamond Cay</h3><p>This place was declared national park in 1991, and it is located in Jost Van Dyke. The island of Jost van Dyke is famous for the huge quantity of birds that it hosts, apart from the rest of the fauna that live here. </p> <h2>Currency</h2><p>The currency used is the American dollar. Credit cards are accepted in most places, but not in all of them. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Caribbean cuisine is something you can’t afford to miss when you rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands. Fish, shellfish and spicy dishes are the islands’ specialities. If you’re a fan of tropical fruits, don’t miss out on mangos, pineapples and coconuts, all of which are abundant on the islands, and present in many of the typical cocktails. “Fungi” is typical British Virgin Islands, and is a cornmeal dish often made with okra. </p> <p>These Caribbean islands are one of the favourite destinations for sailing enthusiasts. Enjoy fantastic sailing conditions and the islands’ laid-back atmosphere, with our yacht charter offers in the islands. There’s so much to discover on the islands, we’re sure that when you <strong>rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands</strong>, you will enjoy an unbeatable experience! </p>

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