A year in blogs: Our 10 most popular yacht charter guides in 2019

As 2019 draws to a close and we enter a new decade, we wanted to share our roundup of our most popular blog posts in case you missed them.

11th Dec 2019

We’ve produced a lot of inspiring guides, written a few reviews and given some yacht charter advice this year, so here is a rundown of the top 10, as viewed by you. 

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Montenegro yacht charters
Kotor, Montenegro

Following part one of our guide to our favourite places to sail in the Mediterranean, part two featured some more incredible spots to discover. Some of the destinations are hidden gems for sailing, such as unspoilt Montenegro and scenic Slovenia. Take a read and uncover where else we recommend sailing in the Mediterranean.

Cavtat Croatia
Cavtat

With so many stunning places along the Dalmatian coastline including Dubrovik, Trogir, and Istria, it is not easy to pick a starting point to sail from in Croatia. Our guide explains what sights there are to see in the most popular charter bases, how to get there and other information such as transfer times.

Charter Advisers, powered by LateSail
Charter Advisers, powered by LateSail

Our team is central to what we do and most of you know them by first name terms, which just goes to show what an incredible job they do. LateSail was established in 1999 and after 20 successful years helping people create their dream sailing holidays, we announced this news back in August. 

Our collaboration with the RNLI for their Mayday campaign raised more than £500 for the life-saving charity. We produced this video guide with some of their volunteers to share their wisdom about the best things to take on a sailing holiday, including life-saving items and some fun things too.

Olu Deniz yacht charters
Olu Deniz

A Mediterranean sailing holiday is not complete without hot sunny weather, great food and shimmering blue waters to dive into. Turkey has these qualities in spades. Just under a five hour flight from the UK, its Lycian coast has plenty of sailing hotspots, from Bodrum to Turkey and everywhere in between. Read our essential sailing guide to Turkey.

Greece yacht charters
Cyclades

You’re truly spoilt for choice when it comes to sailing around the Greek Islands. Places like the North and South Ionian are popular with flotillas, while more experienced sailors will enjoy the Cyclades. With more than 10,000 miles of coastline to explore, here is our pick of the best islands to sail in Greece.

Sun Loft 47
Jeanneau Sun Loft 47

We were lucky enough to be invited by Jeanneau to try out their stylish new monocat – the Sun Loft 47 – earlier in the year. Designed predominantly for cabin charters, the versatile Sun Loft 47 sleeps 12 people in six cabins and will be available to sail in 2020 in Greece, Croatia and Turkey.

Madagascar yacht charters
Madagascan lemur

Madagascar was introduced as a new destination for LateSail customers in 2019, with our exclusive partnership. With hundreds of diverse species of flora and fauna found nowhere else on Earth, the world’s fourth largest island is a beautiful place to head on a sailing holiday. Take a look at our top five places to sail in Madagascar:

Primosten Croatia yacht charters
Primosten

There are so many places to explore on a yacht charter in Croatia that it is almost impossible to pick which sights to see. So that’s why we shared some of the less frequented places which are a short sail, or drive away from Split. Complete with top tips from where to moor or which restaurants to go to, it’s definitely worth reading if you’re sailing from Split in 2020:

Rovinj, Croatia

Greece and Croatia are two of our most popular yacht charter destinations so it’s no surprise it can be tricky to choose where to go on your sailing holiday.

This helpful guide is our most read blog this year and has all the travel information, marina costs, sailing conditions and recommended local cuisine to help you make that important decision.

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