Welcome to the “Sailing Destinations” section of my blog!
Here, I invite you to embark on a virtual voyage across the globe with me. Here I share my favourite destinations with you and hope to inspire you to visit them as well.
Discovering the allure of the open seas and the enchantment of pristine shores. Whether you're an experienced sailor seeking new horizons or a curious wanderer yearning for a glimpse of far-flung havens, this section could be the gateway to your dreams.
My collection of posts covers some of the highlights of my 30 years as a sailor.
It will encompass everything from renowned sailing hotspots, where the wind and waves dance harmoniously, to secret hideaways tucked away in secluded coves. Join me as I navigate you through the vast expanse of the ocean, unveiling popular maritime playgrounds, hidden gems, and off-the-beaten-path wonders that will ignite your passion for the seafaring life.
Immerse yourself in tales of adventure, cultural encounters, and breath-taking natural beauty as you join me sailing together towards extraordinary horizons.
So hoist the sails, catch the wind, and let the journey begin!
Introduction Planning a sailing adventure? Wondering if you need a visa? Let's dive into the world of sailing and find out the nautical requirements. We'll explore the ins and outs of visas, ensuring your voyage is smooth sailing from start to finish. Setting sail on azure waters beckons those who seek an escape from the… Read more: Do you need a visa when sailing?
Introduction Voyaging from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean is a much-coveted journey. Its tricky route necessitates a thorough understanding of navigation due to its complex landscape, strong winds, and possible security hazards. The Bosphorus Strait unites the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, while the Dardanelles connects the Aegean Sea and Marmara. A… Read more: Can you sail from the black sea to the Mediterranean?
In my opinion "Yes it is". Belize has a lot to offer and a few sensible precautions will give you a great sailing trip. The reputation it got for having issues with pirates got blown out of all proportion in my view, it certainly wouldn't stop me from sailing there, it's a beautiful place. Overview… Read more: Is sailing in Belize safe?
What Makes a Destination the Sailing Capital of the World? What makes a place the "sailing capital of the world"? Geography and topography of the coast must be suitable. Plus, having wonderful port amenities is important too. To back it up, lots of sailing events, experiences and good infrastructure are needed. But culture is the… Read more: What is the sailing capital of the world
Embark on a nautical adventure as we delve into the limits of daily sailing limits. Discover the farthest reaches of untapped potential of sailing in a single day. You can sail about 140 nautical miles in a full 24 hour period. Though I generally used to take things a little easier unless I was racing.… Read more: How far can you sail in a day?
Planning the Voyage around the UK Discover the UK's coastal hidden gems! Embark on a thrilling sailing adventure & explore charming coastal towns, breath-taking scenery, & rich maritime history. Over the years I have sailed around the entire UK coastline, though never in one voyage. I'd loved to have done or at least attempted to… Read more: Sailing around the UK
Overview of Med Sailing Holidays There are many factors for choosing a location for a sailing holiday, and speaking personally the Mediterranean has been my destination of choice time and time again over the years I've been sailing. So from my first hand experience of what the Med has going for it, I've written this… Read more: Med Sailing Holidays | Dreams Come True
Introduction to Sailing the Seychelles The Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, is an idyllic destination for sailors seeking an unparalleled experience. I've spent many weeks sailing in the Indian ocean and the Seychelles and Madagascar are two of my favourite places to visit. So in this article I give my… Read more: Discovering Paradise: Sailing the Seychelles
In search of a sailing holiday in 2023? Look no more! Here, you will get my views on what I believe are the greatest sailing trips around the world. Get ready for an exciting voyage of exploration and discovery. Investigate some of the most spectacular places - all within reach of a sailboat! Introduction Sailing… Read more: Best Sailing Holidays in the World
I'm a freelance writer and avid sailor who loves to share my passion for the sea with others.
I've written articles for various sailing magazines and websites, covering topics such as sailing destinations, boat maintenance, navigational tips, and marine wildlife.
I went on a short sailing trip whilst on holiday as a child and was instantly hooked. I've been sailing ever since.
Although I've done a fair amount of lake sailing in my time, my real passion is the ocean.
I hope you enjoy reading this blog about sailing as much as I've enjoyed writing about it.