Up to date yacht charter licenses guide for 2020

18th February 2020

We always get asked about which sailing licenses you need when embarking on a yacht charter or boat rental. Generally, most operators in the 60+ destinations we work in just require evidence that you can manoeuvre the boat, sail on…

Where to charter a yacht in 2020 | Part 1: Mediterranean

18th September 2019

With almost 100 days to go until the new year, our thoughts are turning to future plans for sailing and where in the world to charter a yacht in 2020.If you’re thinking about trying somewhere different for your sailing holiday…

The best places to visit on a sailing holiday to Italy

5th March 2019

Imagine going on a sailing holiday where you can have every one of the most important ‘must haves’ ticked off. Sun, sea, history, culture, art, architecture, wonderful cuisine and excellent sailing conditions. It’s not possible, we hear you cry...but it…

The top destinations to visit in Croatia

15th January 2019

When planning a yacht charter holiday in Croatia it can be difficult to choose which area to sail from. With so many beautiful ports and towns full of history, picturesque beaches and fabulous sailing conditions, finding your ideal departure point…

The top five reasons to sail the Ionian Islands

8th January 2019

When looking for your next sailing holiday, Northern Greece is definitely one to consider. With fantastic history, beautiful beaches, delicious cuisine and outstanding sailing conditions, the Ionian Islands, make for the perfect destination for a bareboat yacht charter. Take a…

Your complete guide to marinas in Split

24th October 2018

Split is the perfect starting base for your yacht charter, as you can sail north to Kornati Islands National Park or south to Brac, Hvar and Dubrovnik. Don’t miss the Zlatni Rat beach at Brac, the stunning Blue Cave at…

Sail the finest French charter destinations, from west to south

10th April 2018

Sometimes overshadowed by the popularity of Greece and Croatia, France has much to offer sailors with its diverse sailing ground. Whether you want to embrace sophisticated cafe culture in the south of France, sail Brittany’s magnificent bays or enjoy Poitou-Charentes’…

Food glorious food and how to provision

28th March 2018

The easy ways to provision your charter with food, glorious food We all laughed in the office at this story about how Dominos commandeered a boat to get a pizza to a desperately hungry person during a flood. Yet it’s…

Enjoy a friendly Balearic experience sailing Mallorca

21st March 2018

Charter from Mallorca, the largest of the Balearic Islands, and sail in warm weather without the hassle of long haul travel. Direct flights are cheap and it’s a fantastic base to explore a myriad of charming ports along the Balearic…

Head to Greece this summer with LateSail

27th February 2018

If you are looking for a sailing ground that has warm weather most of the year and thousands of exciting islands to choose from, then Greece needs to be top of your list.     The Greek islands are divided…

Reasons to consider a fully crewed yacht charter:

11th March 2017

Fully crewed yacht charters are the best way to explore some of the world’s most beautiful islands in the lap of luxury, and the experienced LateSail team are here to search out the very best yacht to meet both your…

Where Are You Going to Sail This Winter?

7th February 2017

Winter brings out two types of yachting enthusiasts, those who seek adventure in extreme conditions, and those who run as far from the cold as humanly possible. The first group are thrill seekers; the challenges presented by the cold are…

Why choose Zadar for your next Croatia yacht charter

11th January 2017

If you plan on exploring Croatia on your next charter, then you’ll want to read our guide to Zadar written by one of our partners and local fleet, Navigo Yachting. There’s nothing like local knowledge and we’ve got some great…

LateSail Spotlight – Lavrion, Greece

23rd August 2016

If you are looking to sail in the Cyclades and/or the Saronic, Lavrion is perfectly positioned to explore both sailing grounds. Getting to Lavrion is straightforward - from Athens airport it is around 30 minutes by taxi. The same distance…

Exploring Lefkas in Greece with a bareboat yacht charter

22nd July 2016

Even the most travelled sailors have been completely captivated by Greece’s beauty, ancient culture, gastronomic delights, relaxed atmosphere and friendly welcome. The country’s thousands of islands offer a bounty of varied landscapes, from dazzling white beaches, private inlets and turquoise…

Top gastronomic spots for sailors chartering Croatia

17th July 2016

Top gastronomic spots for sailors chartering Croatia A life on the open sea requires hearty sustenance and we know what a healthy appetite all you sailors have. As sailing fans ourselves, the LateSail team always makes it a priority to…

Four must-visit hidden gem Croatian islands

8th June 2016

The beautiful Croatian coastline offers thousands of islands to explore, from the uninhabited to the car-free, so where do you start? We’ve picked out our top four favourites to help you plan an extra special yacht charter. Lastovo  If you…

Five reasons to consider a bareboat yacht charter this year

6th June 2016

If you’ve been on a crewed or cabin yacht charter, then you’ve probably become as addicted to sailing as the team at LateSail! Although you’ll have first-hand experience of a great sailing vacation, you could challenge yourself a little further…

The perfect one week itinerary for Croatia yacht charters

1st June 2016

If you want to discover the Dalmatian coast on a yacht charter, it can be really time-consuming researching your dream trip. Luckily, we’ve taken away this hassle by designing a charter based on Dave’s recent trip, which shows off the…

Things to Know about Bareboat Charters in Greece

9th July 2015

If you love sailing you’ve probably heard the tales about chartering a yacht in Greece; its crystalline waters, great Mediterranean food and nice reliable breezes. It is a wonderful place to go, and quite accessible. Here we’ll tell you a…

Organise a Sailing Holiday to Greece or Croatia

27th November 2013

If you’re looking for a fun getaway with a group of friends sailing can be the perfect way to spend time together, discover new things and above all, have fun! Options like gulet holidays in the Eastern Med are very…

Choosing your Bareboating Experience: Greece or Turkey?

5th November 2013

Sailing in the eastern Mediterranean is a beautiful experience, and many people can’t wait to go there for their next bareboat charter. The logical question is where exactly to go? We’re often asked which is better, Greece or Turkey, so…

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