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Local Yacht Charter - The Perfect Holiday Closer to Home

While the coronavirus pandemic has created some uncertainty around international travel, chartering a yacht in your country of residence is a great way to experience a fantastic luxury holiday.

As the summer yacht charter season begins, we all eagerly await the chance to get away. While the coronavirus pandemic has created some uncertainty around international travel, chartering a yacht locally in your country of residence is a great way to experience a fantastic holiday while abiding by any ongoing long-distance travel restrictions and supporting local economies that have been impacted by the crisis. Below are just a few of the locations that offer the opportunity to explore all that there is to discover right on your doorstep.

 

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France

With its stunning coastline, high-end shopping, traditional towns and romantic history, a yacht charter along the French Riviera offers endless possibilities. From the Porquerolles to Monaco, you can put on the glitz, experience the cachet of casinos, visit galleries and taste some of the finest food in the world. Then drop anchor, sip some chilled rosé and watch the sun set over a picturesque mountainous backdrop. The world’s most renowned yachting destination is on your doorstep.

Menton French Riviera

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Italy

With approximately 4,660 miles of coastline, Italy offers a wealth of yacht charter destinations to be explored. From the islands of Sardinia and Sicily and all the coastline in between, the southwest of the country boasts some of the most popular cruising areas and it is little wonder why – endless sunshine, diverse culture and delicious cuisine await in this yachting haven.

Italian coast

3

Spain

East of the Spanish mainland, the Balearics are among Europe’s most popular charter holiday regions, boasting a wide selection of lively ports, hidden beach coves and secluded bays best explored by yacht. The four islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera each have their own distinct identity, offering an ideal blend of culture, cuisine, sun and scenery. If you are a resident of Spain, look no further for the perfect yachting destination.

Palma waterfront

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United Kingdom

Boasting a wide range of landscapes and cultures as well as a temperate summer climate, the United Kingdom offers a wealth of opportunities waiting to be discovered on a yacht charter. From the impressive coastline of the south west to the local charm of Ireland and rugged landscapes of Scotland, these idyllic yacht charter destinations offer a great selection of sunny beaches and secluded anchorages, as well as a wealth of maritime history.

Coast of Scotland

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United States & Bahamas

With over 12,000 miles of coastline and a diverse range of climates and cultures, the United States offers a wide selection of yacht charter options and now is the perfect time to discover the fantastic opportunities available here at home. From the rugged coastline of New England to the tropical beaches of Florida, US waters are waiting to be explored.

Just south of Florida, the many islands of the Bahamas also offer easy access to American travellers and are perfect for exploring by yacht, with a great selection of secluded beaches and quiet anchorages.

Bahamas dock

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Croatia

Easily accessible from the DACH region and Eastern Europe, Croatia is ranked as one of the top five countries in Europe for its biodiversity and holds a wealth of forests, beaches and flourishing marine life. Best explored by luxury yacht, the scattering of coastal islands sparkle like gems in the Adriatic and offer cuisine, culture and dramatic landscapes to discover. Visit beautifully preserved Mediterranean towns packed with quaint stone houses, take secluded woodland walks and find the perfect peaceful anchorage.

Coastal town in Croatia

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