Plan the Perfect Sailing Vacation. The team at NauticEd has been to just about every destination out there.  Check out our blogs and podcasts listed below and be inspired by some of our favorite destinations! Book your next sailing vacation and yacht charter with NauticEd, learn more ›

Destination Inspiration

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The Caribbean is a sailor’s paradise and year-round sailing destination. Explore top Caribbean yacht charter and sailing vacations.

The Mediterranean’s sailing charter season is from May through October. The ‘Med’ is one of the world’s ultimate sailing destinations!

Mediterranean Sailing Vacation Guide

Mediterranean Sailing Vacation Guide: Learn where to go, when to go, what you should know, and how to book when vacationing and chartering in the Mediterranean. Go to the Guide ›

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Northern Europe is more a summer sailing destination for most people, whereas the Canary Islands is great winter destination (Nov – March).

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The Americas include fantastic winter sailing destinations for those in the U.S. – typically November through May.

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The Pacific offers a wide range of sailing options! French Polynesia is a great summer destination (May through early Sept), while Mexico and California offer extended sailing seasons.


La Paz and Catalina Island – Podcast

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Asian destinations such as Thailand are excellent winter sailing destinations – December through March.

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NauticEd Flotillas

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Vacation Planning

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Explore & Discover

Sail on the Stad Amsterdam Clipper Ship in San Franscisco

Sail on the Clipper Stad Amsterdam

Experience speed and luxury sailing on the Clipper Stad Amsterdam. Sail the world with it on a tour visiting Tokyo, Shanghai, Sydney, Mumbai, Cape Town, New York & London.
January 26, 2024/by Grant Headifen
Puerto Rico

Catamaran Vacation Training in Puerto Rico

Join NauticEd for an exclusive Catamaran Vacation Training event in the stunning waters of Puerto Rico, and discover a world of excitement and learning like never before.

Boat:  Saba 50.  This stunning large Fountaine Pajot Catamaran has plenty of space inside and out.  3 cabins (double occupancy) are reserved for students/guests; each guest cabin has its own ensuite bathroom.  One cabin is for the Instructional Skipper and one is reserved for the host/chef.

Participants:  Sailors looking to gain experience and informal training while on vacation as well as their significant others (or friends).  Those wanting to learn will have ample opportunity to learn the intricacies of catamaran chartering while those wanting to relax can easily find a relaxing space to kick back and enjoy and good book, cruise the waters via SUP, or simply enjoy a tasty libation on board.
January 6, 2024/by Grant Headifen

Tips on Navigating the Hazards of Bora Bora

The entire southern end of Bora Bora's lagoon is unnavigable to sailboats due to its shallow waters, although much of it can be traversed by dinghy. This means that for incoming sailboats to visit the picturesque eastern side lagoon...
December 23, 2023/by Bill Ibsen
Sailor Gift Ideas for holidays and special occasions

Sailor Gift Ideas

Sailor gift ideas - Sailing is the gift that keeps giving whether by helping someone achieve their goals with a sailing course or the ultimate of gift of a sailing vacation.
December 9, 2023/by D Henderson
Electric Canal boating in Norway

Tour Telemark Norway Canals on an Electric Powered Boat

Explore the majestic Telemark Canal in Norway on electric cabin cruisers. Enjoy breathtaking views and the Norwegian ambiance with Canal Boats Telemark.
December 8, 2023/by Grant Headifen
BVI Flotilla

2024 March – British Virgin Islands Flotilla

Come join the NauticEd team as we adventure to the British Virgin Islands on our family-friendly March 2024 British Virgin Islands Flotilla.
October 2, 2023/by Grant Headifen

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Last updated on October 29th, 2023