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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 ›

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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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Explore & Discover

Greece Athens 2025 Flotilla

The Saronic, Athens Sailing Flotilla – September 2025

Explore the stunning Saronic out of Athens Greece on a September 2025 sailing flotilla. Discover hidden coves, charming villages, and crystal-clear waters.
July 5, 2024/by Lauren Zykorie
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How to qualify to skipper a boat on a sailing vacation

If you want to qualify to skipper a boat on a sailing vacation, you're going to need to be competent. Don't focus on the certification first - that will come once you are competent. Here is a plan towards competence that will make sure you are not only qualified but knowledgeable, safe, and experienced.
July 3, 2024/by Grant Headifen
Croatia Sailing Flotilla 2025

Croatia Sailing Flotilla – June 2025

Explore the stunning Croatian coast on a June 2025 sailing flotilla. Discover hidden coves, charming villages, and crystal-clear waters.
July 1, 2024/by Grant Headifen
Satori Sailing courses, classes, and vacation in Marblehead Massachusetts

New England North Shore Sailing Courses and Vacation

Take a vacation to New England and get skipper or bareboat certified, or just charter a day-sail, with Satori Sailing on the famous New England North Shore.
June 22, 2024/by Grant Headifen
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Getting to Know the NauticEd Sailing Vacations Yacht Charter Agents

NauticEd Sailing Vacations Yacht Charter Agents really help sailors have amazing sailing vacations! Get to know NauticEd's Charter Agents.
June 16, 2024/by Grant Headifen
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Top 10 Tips for Eco-Friendly Chartering

NauticEd wants everyone to respect the environment – especially our gorgeous oceans. Here are our top 10 eco-friendly chartering tips.
June 9, 2024/by Grant Headifen

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Last updated on June 22nd, 2024