Can you sail in winter? Of course! you only need to find the right destination!
The yacht charter fleet is increasing constantly in Europe, the Caribbean and many other destinations. This makes easier than more and more people rent boats and enjoy sailing at any time of the year.
Therefore, If you can not stop imagining yourself sailing in sunny places, now you don’t need to wait until the spring or summer to start sailing. Stop dreaming and choose a destination!
We have selected the favourite winter sailing destinations by our clients. We hope this helps you make a decision!
1. Canary Islands cruises
Looking for sunny days, warm temperatures and a variety of activities for winter holidays in Europe? Then you have to set sails to the Canary Islands!
Despite the winter months are the coldest of the year in Europe, The Canary islands offer longer days, mild temperatures and favourable winds. Tenerife, the biggest island, presents a stunning landscape and is the best place to start your yacht charter. There is a very large offer of sailing yachts to rent and competitive pricing.
Make the most of your time in the islands and enjoy not only sailing but also going for a walk up to the Teide volcano or visiting Puerto de la Cruz. While sailing you may sight dolphins or whales. At night, relax on the deck of your boat and observe one of the most starry skies in Europe.
A cruise in the Canary Islands is the perfect solution for a winter getaway. If you have still some doubts, check this post with many other reasons why you should sail in the Canary Islands.
You shouldn’t miss the superb cruising ground that the Canaries propose!
2. Catamaran Charter BVI
Would you like to spend winter sunbathing on sandy beaches or exploring sunny islands? The British Virgin Islands await you to enjoy a memorable sailing holiday!
The British Virgin Islands offer trade winds, warm weather and enviable conditions for sailing. Among all the paradisiacal islands that make up the Caribbean, the BVI are the favourite islands of the Caribbean by most sailors.
These islands have some of the best snorkelling spots, the sea life is very active. There are many anchorages and it is easy to find empty beaches and bays to explore. The short distances between islands allow you a relaxing sailing with many stops and giving you the opportunity to discover many interesting places.
Despite the strong hurricane season, these wonderful islands are recovering very fast. Thanks to the hard work of its people and the support received, The British Virgin Islands are improving pretty fast. The main bases in Tortola are again operational. Regarding provisioning, many businesses and restaurants on the island are already reopened to the public and fully provisioned.
There are many new boats available to rent and some of the damaged boats are being repaired, those will be operative by April 2018.
Without a doubt, these islands need more than ever to receive the support of their visitors. The British Virgin Islands is one of the best destinations to sail this winter and receive a warm and happy welcome.
Sailing from December to June you will enjoy optimal sailing conditions, trade winds and very pleasant temperatures. A catamaran charter in the British Virgin Islands is the best way to discover these islands and make the most of your holidays.
3. La Paz Yacht Charter
From La Paz base, in the South Baja California, you will start a nautical adventure that will mark a before and after in your sailing holidays.
Rent a boat in La Paz during the coldest months of the year and sail around one of the best preserved natural environments. Most of its islands and beaches are deserted, so getting away will be very easy.
This area has an abundant wild and sea life; Sea Lions, Pelicans, Whales, manta rays and whale sharks. Take your snorkel gear and dive in its waters to discover this wonder of nature.
During your sailing trip don’t miss the fascinating Isla Espiritu Santo. Explore its coves and beaches, see the sea lions at Los Islotes, anchor and practice snorkel or kayak at Playa Gallo and Playa Gallina.
During the months of November through April, you will enjoy pleasant weather and excellent sailing conditions.
Forget about the cold weather! Rent a boat and spend winter sailing with your family in one of these incredible destinations!