World’s top-ranked sailing destinations
Photos of the world's best sailing destinations include Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Italy, the BVIs, Antigua, the Bahamas, Grenada, St Lucia, Thailand, Tonga, Tahiti, the Seychelles, and Australia's Whitsundays.
English Virgin Islands: The BVIs were hit hard by Hurricane Irma however the travel industry is bobbing back and the cruising is as good as can be expected.
English Virgin Islands: It’s a mariner’s heaven of warm breezes, blue oceans and merry shorelines. From your base on Tortola you can investigate a large group of remote islands and cays. Richard Branson’s Necker Island (imagined) misleads the upper east of Virgin Gorda.
English Virgin Islands: There’s spectacular view, shielded safe havens, great swimming and waterside shacks for eating, drinking and splashing up the island vibe.
Sicily, Aeolian Islands: Lying off Sicily’s upper east coast like a bejeweled pendant are the stunning Aeolian IsIands. This tough volcanic chain, named after Greek breeze god Aeolus, highlights seven islands – Vulcano, Lipari, Salina, Panarea, Stromboli, Filicudi and Alicudi.
Sicily, Aeolian Islands: Jutting out of emerald oceans, every ha its very own identity, from the dynamic cone and dark sands of Stromboli and the hot springs of Vulcano, to energetic Lipari and chic Panarea, to verdant Salina and vehicle free Alicudi.
Greece, Ionian: shorelines, turquoise waters, olive woodlands, left channels, common harbors with white-washed houses and spilling bougainvillea, the Greek islands give the perfect canvas to a cruising odyssey. Kioni (imagined) is a boggling town in the Ionian.
Greece, Skopelos: The Sporades territory north of Athens offers thrilling cruising, remote docks and appealing towns such Skopelos, film set for Mama Mia.
Greece, Fiskardo: On Captain Corelli’s Kefalonia lies the buzzy town of Fiskardo, a magnet for yachties cruising the delicate waters of the Ionian off Greece’s west coast.
Seychelles: The extreme Instagram brag, Seychelles is a mariner’s heaven in the Indian Ocean.
Seychelles: Lying 1,000 miles off the East African coast, the archipelago offers the full castaway experience among 115 detached islands spotted crosswise over sea green/blue oceans.
SSeychelles: The primary yacht sanction region is centered around the internal islands around the forested Mahe, Praslin and La Digue.
Thailand: White-sand shorelines sponsored by influencing palms and wilderness, transparent limestone towers bulging out of jade oceans and fascinating widely varied vegetation are only a portion of the treats on offer on a cruising trek to Thailand.
Thailand: From pounding Phuket, yachts drive east into Phang Nga Bay and the Andaman Sea to investigate this pristine district spotted by technicolor coral reefs, remote angling towns and nectar pots, for example, Maya Bay, the Phi islands and James Bond Island – which gave a scenery to “The Man With the Golden Gun.”
Croatia, Dubrovnik: The gem in Croatia’s crown is sentimental Dubrovnik, an UNESCO legacy site, with its enchanting Old Town. It’s likewise should visit for cruising enthusiasts of “Round of Thrones,” quite a bit of which was taped here.
Tahiti: Just the words “French Polynesia” are sufficient to summon pictures of influencing palms, perfectly clear tidal ponds, ecstatic shorelines and bordering reefs abounding with marine life
Tahiti: The islands of Tahiti, Moorea, Raiatea, Huahine, Tahaa and swooned-over Bora and are only the features of this colorful 118-island chain in the South Pacific.
Tahiti: With soothing exchange winds, a steady atmosphere and a mix of shielded waters behind the reefs and all the more energizing untamed water sections between islands, French Polynesia is a watery world like no other, with Bora (imagined) as its famous feature.
Antigua: It is presumed to have 365 shorelines, one for each day of the year, so what better approach to investigate them all than by pontoon. The warm, delicate exchange winds, turquoise waters and quite beautiful safe havens make it a mariner’s idyll at the core of the Leeward Islands.
Antigua: The renowned Antigua Sailing Week regatta is a blend for mariners searching for focused dashing and rebuffing celebrating.
Australia, Whitsundays: Between the shoreline of Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef cuddles Australia’s own one of a kind chain of 74 tropical islands, including the world-acclaimed Whitehaven Beach, a stunning bend of powder-white sand.
Australia, Whitsundays: The islands include quiet, remote moorings, for example, Stonehaven (imagined), world-class resorts on Hamilton, Hayman and Daydream Islands and coral reefs brimming with marine life.
Turkey, Bodrum: From segregated, pine-bordered inlets to breathtaking marinas and stream set nightlife, the shore of Turkey offers something for each kind of mariner, with cosmopolitan Bodrum at its heart.
Turkey: There are curious harbors, for example, Gumusluk (imagined), little sounds with wooden wharfs fronting nearby eateries, for example, Cokertme or the bays of Gocek, and remote channels, for example, Amazon Creek with a charming, far from everything feel.
Turkey: For those after all out unwinding, customary wooden gulets with expert group can be sanctioned in Turkey, abandoning you allowed to relax.
Windward Islands, Tobago Cays: Take a full breath and breathe in the outlandish aroma of flavors floating on the breeze with a journey through the Windward Isles. From St Lucia in the north to Grenada in the south, mariners will be remunerated with Caribbean displays, for example, Tobago Cays (imagined), Bequia, Canouan and Mayreau.
Windward Islands, Grenada: From lovely St George’s on lavish Grenada, known as the “Flavor Isle,” at the southern end of chain, you can undoubtedly bounce to Carriacou, Petite Martinique and Petit St. Vincent.
Bahamas: More than 700 coral cays extend like an accessory into purplish blue oceans from the southeast bank of Florida. Delicate exchange winds, shielded waters and bunch marine life make the Bahamas a perfect goal for families and the less experienced. Expectation Town (envisioned) is an entirely frontier period town on Elbow Cay in the Abacos.
Bahamas: Elbow Cay is one of the features of the Abacos chain yet the cruising ground is immense, extending south to the pink sand shorelines on Eleuthera or the 365 cays of the Exuma gathering.
Tonga: It’s the stuff of quintessential South Pacific dreams, with world-class cruising, diving and swimming, sport calculating, shoreline lazing and humpback whale seeing hurled in as standard.
Tonga:This Polynesian kingdom of more than 170 palm-covered islands is a cruising gem in the South Pacific. Wonderful Vava’u, with swarm islets, lagoons and coral reefs, is the starting stage, either for quick ricochets or longer untamed water passages to deserted tropical shorelines and beguiling harbors.