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.

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

Coming soon are guides to:  Saint Martin, USVI, St. Vincent

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


Introduction to the Mediterranean – Podcast

Croatia – Podcast

Mediterranean Blogs:

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

Europe Blogs:

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

Americas Blogs:

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

Pacific Blogs:

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

Asia Blogs:

NauticEd Flotillas

NauticEd hosts a variety of family-friendly sailing flotillas throughout the year. Come join us!

Vacation Planning

Plan your next sailing vacation and yacht charter with confidence!

Saronic Gulf marine at night

The Saronic Gulf Sailing Charter Itinerary

If you have ever wanted to cruise the Greek islands, look no further than a charter out of Athens and a week sampling the many quaint destinations of the Saronic Gulf and eastern Peloponnese. This itinerary and trip recap comes from NauticEd member James Brown.
September 27, 2022/by Trisha Evelyn
Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary - sailboats during sunset

Rhodes and Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary

A simple charter sailing itinerary for sailing the Rhodes and Dodecanese area. Read more about Dodedanese sailing here.
September 8, 2022/by Trisha Evelyn
Chartering in Central Croatia - Uvala Tatinja

Practical Guide to Chartering in Central Croatia

Thinking about chartering in central Croatia? This is a practical guide of everything we did with hidden secrets and a great suggested itinerary. Learn what you need to know here.
July 23, 2022/by Grant Headifen
Puerto Rico yacht charter - Benefits of flotilla sailing - a group of friends in their bathing suits on the beach running into the water for a swim with sailboats in the background

Benefits of Flotilla Sailing

There are so many benefits of flotilla sailing, chartering a sailboat, and joining a group of like-minded sailors.
July 16, 2022/by Trisha Evelyn
2023 Sea of Cortez Friends and Family Flotilla

2023 January – Sea of Cortez, Mexico Flotilla

The Sea of Cortez has captured the imagination of sailors and adventurers and offers unparalleled opportunities for exploration under sail. Join other sailors on NauticEd's 2023 Sea of Cortez Flotilla.
June 30, 2022/by Grant Headifen
BVi Flotilla March 2023

2023 March – British Virgin Islands Flotilla

Come join the NauticEd team as we adventure to the British Virgin Islands on our March 2023 family-friendly sailing flotilla.
June 28, 2022/by Grant Headifen
Croatia sailing Flotilla June 2023

2023 June – Croatia Flotilla

Come join the NauticEd June 2023 Croatia family friendly flotilla
June 26, 2022/by Grant Headifen
Croatia sailing Flotilla

2023 June – Ionians, Greece Flotilla

Come join the NauticEd June 2023 Greece family friendly flotilla
June 24, 2022/by Grant Headifen
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