A Sailing Cruise is a relaxing alternative to a cruise on a large luxury liner and offers so many options that there's a sailing cruise for every taste and budget. Small private yachts, Tall Ships, and vessels offering special cruises travel to exclusive destinations. They offer amenities reserved for those who want to experience the luxury of the French Riviera or the Greek Islands on a private yacht.
Private Yacht Charters
Private yachts are an interesting option for families or groups who want a truly personalized sailing experience. Private yachts can accommodate 2 to over 10 guests. The charter is all inclusive with meals specially prepared to suit guests, and often house wines and an open bar. Before sailing the captain will meet with you to suggest an itinerary that's perfect for your group. Guests may have the option of taking turns at the wheel. Usually the crew is multi-lingual. Worldwide charters from the east coast of the US, Bahamas, Mediterranean, Pacific, Alaska, and Mexico. Private yacht charters are great for family reunions and social or corporate groups.
Adventure Sailing Cruises
Looking for something totally out of the ordinary in a sailing vacation? Book an Adventure Vacation and experience a once in a lifetime cruise. On a Sailing Adventure Cruise, not only can you experience sailing on a sailboat or Tall Ship, but enjoy water sports, view wildlife, and explore remote islands, secluded coves and beaches. Charter a boat with its own captain and crew, or for experienced sailors, the option of a bareboat is available. A bareboat doesn't include a captain or cook, and your provide your own crew. Charter a sailboat for fishing, scuba diving, or try your luck at windsurfing or parasailing. Another option for a sailing trip is a Nature Photography Cruise. One of the exciting trips that's offered is a tour of Iceland. Meet fellow photographers from all over the world as you embark on this incredible tour to photograph the unusual Icelandic landscape and its wildlife.
Maine Windjammer Cruise
The historic ships of Windjammer have been the setting of many exciting cruises for generations of passengers. Windjammer's ships were built in the 1800's and early 1900's and rebuilt to accommodate Windjammer's guests. The ships carry anywhere from six to forty guests. The Maine Coast is one of the most beautiful vacation destinations in the country, and thousands of tourists visit Maine every summer. A cruise on one of Windjammer's historic ships is unlike anything you've ever experienced. The coast is dotted with an abundance of uninhabited islands, giving the ships unlimited locations to drop anchor and allow passengers to explore. You'll see eagles porpoises, and a variety of wildlife. In addition to spectacular scenery, Windjammer specializes in some of the best homecooked meals ever. Homemade chowder, breds, and handmade ice cream are some of the delicious items on the menu. Special Cruises including Naturalist, Astronomy, Whale Watching, Lighthouse, and other them cruises are available through Windjammer.