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White SailsCall us on  07803 499691  for availability.  

Weekend charters are from 17.30 Friday to 17.00 Sunday.  

Skippers are available at £150 per day, in addition to the bareboat charter price.  

Security deposit is £1,000 for bareboat  cruising.  

Waterproofs are available for hire at £15 per set, per weekend, sizes S, M, L, XL. 

You can use our short Booking form for enquiries or you can use the following downloadable files to confirm your booking, These include our Terms and Conditions :

 Bareboat Booking form.doc

Bareboat Booking form.pdf

Bareboat Yacht Charter prices  2016            

Season WeekendExtra Days
1 January - 25 March 2018£  850£200
26 March - 25 May 2018£1075£275
26 May - 31 August 2018£1225£325
1 September - 12 October 2018  £1075 £275
13 October - 31 December 2018     £  850£200

The Monday to Friday 5 day rate is the same as the 2 day weekend rate, offering much better value !  The Solent is much less crowded mid week

The Saturday to Friday or Monday to Sunday 7 day rate is twice the weekend rate, also offering great value for the extra days

Weekend charters are ideal for sailing in the Solent from our Portsmouth Harbour base. You will need a Spring tide and an early return time on Sunday to get to Poole and back (weather permitting)

An extra day gives you the chance to sail across the Channel from Gosport to St Vaast or Cherbourg, weather permitting.

The minimum qualification required to charter bareboat in the Solent is RYA Coastal Skipper or 3 years experience as skipper of boats of a similar size. 

The minimum qualification required to charter bareboat cross Channnel is RYA Yachtmaster Offshore or 3 years offshore experience as skipper of boats of a similar size.

Yachtsmen's Travel Insurance, which covers weekend charters in the UK

How to find us at Haslar Marina, Gosport

Planning your weekend cruise - Where to go Solent.pdf

Anchorages for lunch and overnight - Favourite Anchorages Solent.pdf

Personal items and Victualling - What to bring charter.pdf

Planning cross Channel Trips - Where to go Channel.pdf

Jeanneau 43 sailing, saloon and berth layout

Jeanneau 43 Chart TableWe have up to 3 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 43's, 11 berths, available for bareboat and skippered charter from Gosport and East Cowes

The Sun Odyssey 43 is a very spacious cruiser with twin wheel steering and good sailing performance

The furling headsail, slab reefing main with self-stacking and autopilot all make these boats very easy to handle

Galley SlaveThe heater, large galley, hot water, large seating area, 11 berths layout and 2 heads with showers make them very comfortable

Electronics include chart plotter, radar and shore power 

The accommodation comprises 3 double and 2 single berths in 4 cabins with the saloon converting to 1 double and 1 single by lowering the table

The slab reefing main features single line reefing from the cockpit

The yachts are coded up to 60 miles offshore for 11 persons and are equipped as required including dinghy and 12 man life raft

The engines are Volvo MD22's with shaft drive and 3-blade propeller

Cruising speed under power is 6 knots maximum 8 knots

The fuel tank is 200 litres and fresh water storage is 400 litres in 2 tanks 


Sparkling Spirit is a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 43, which T and J not only maintain well, but constantly adjust and refine...Drummond

A brilliant trip on a fine boat.... John

We had a lovely time thank you and it is already fondly spoken of...Heidi

It was a huge success and Sparkling Spirit worked well for us....Al

Thanks again for the brilliant week, we all had a terrific time, it has been an absolute highlight of our summer and Sarah very much regrets not coming aboard sooner!....Julian

Thanks for a great few days...Liz