Skippered Charter

Explore the coast line along the UK's South from the luxury of your own chartered yacht with a First Class Sailing skipper. Kick back and enjoy the scenery or get involved in the sailing on the boat - it is up to you. Maybe venture across the Channel to the Channel Islands, France or the Netherlands.

Our aim is to ensure you have a fantastic sailing holiday. The skipper will take complete responsibility of the yacht and for your safety, which just takes any stress out of the holiday for you.

A sailing holiday is unlike any other holiday. The combination of scenery, fresh air, and life on the ocean waves makes for an unrivalled experience of excitement and relaxation all in one.

Our skipper can tailor the trip to suit your wishes and if you would like some instruction he or she can give as much or as little as you like.

Our yachts are based in Shamrock Quay, Southampton on the South Coast, sailing from Shamrock Quay you will very quickly be in the Solent which is a great place to sail. Over a weekend you could visit harbours such as Yarmouth, Cowes or Bembridge on the IOW, or Beaulieu, Hamble, Portsmouth, Poole and even Chichester.

Each place has its own charm and there's always a restaurant or pint at the end of the day.

If you can take longer than a weekend then you may fancy going further afield. Poole, Weymouth, and the West Country beyond all beckon as do France and the Channel Islands.

If you depart from Fambridge then the ‘Magic of the Swatchways’ is yours to explore. Sailing up the pretty River Deben to Woodbridge and the bustling River Orwell to Ipswich (or even up the Thames to London!) is thrilling and challenging as you navigate the shoals of the Estuary, and relaxing as you enjoy the peaceful coastline and enchanting wildlife.

Crossing the Channel is a day sail away - destinations such as Normandy, Belgium and the Netherlands are within easy reach and bring their own delights.

If you wish to express an interest in future courses:

Contact us
0203 006 3717
Our Locations

Shamrock Quay

William Street



SO14 5QL


c/o Cruising Association

CA House

1 Northey Street


E14 8BT

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