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Crete yacht charter: Full guide to renting a boat in Crete

Thinking about booking a Crete yacht charter to explore one of the most amazing Greek Islands this summer? Read this guide and learn all you need to know before you rent a boat in Crete in 2022. With these sailing tips, you’ll enjoy your yacht vacation in Crete, sail to beautiful destinations and relax! A bit about Crete’s history The Minoans governed the eastern Mediterranean from 2800 to 1150 BC, and Crete was home to one of the world’s most prominent civilizations. The art that has survived on this Greek island reflects a polished and peaceful civilization. The Museum in …

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Guide to sailing Costa del Sol and Southern Spain

With around 160 kilometers of coastline, lots of lovely marinas with over 4,000 berths, and good weather conditions all year round, sailing Costa del Sol is an ideal experience for sea lovers. With a rich sailing legacy, the province of Málaga has many different nautical clubs, sailing schools, and all sorts of tournaments and regattas available 365 days a year. So your sailing experience in the South of Spain can be as a student, a relaxed cruiser, or an experienced racer. Read on to discover the treasures of Southern Spain’s coastline, plus Costa del Sol marinas and anchorages. If you’ve …

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Caribbean sailing tips: A beginner’s anchoring manual

Sailing from island to island is the best way to take a holiday and unwind. And there’s something special about renting a boat and sailing the Caribbean’s pristine, turquoise waters. However, at some point throughout your Caribbean sailing adventure, you will want to come to a halt. You’ll need to find an anchorage and either anchor or use a mooring ball if you wish to fish, swim, snorkel, dive, have lunch or remain overnight. One of the most fundamental tasks in boating is securing a boat. The idea is to plan ahead and move slowly. Also, don’t feel ashamed if …

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Croatia Sailing Vacation Tips & 3 Best Sailing Destinations

Croatia’s spectacular coastline, crystal-clear waters, and over a thousand islands make sailing holidays in Croatia an unforgettable experience. With a feel of the French Riviera half a century ago, it’s a great place to visit by sea. While the weather is ideal during the height of the season, it’s possible to find tranquil anchorages on a Croatia sailing trip even in summer. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links that will help you sail Croatia. This means that at no extra cost to you, The Travel Bunny will earn a small commission if you click through and make …

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Bahamas yacht charter to sail the Caribbean Sea

When you book a Bahamas yacht charter, you gain access to over 500 miles of tropical waterways. The Bahamas is an archipelago with over 700 islands, so unless you have a lot of money, you won’t be able to tour them all in one charter holiday. You may pick between crewed yacht charters and bareboat charters, but whichever you choose, you can go sailing Bahamas wherever you want. The facilities provided by a Bahamas yacht charter are what distinguishes crewed yacht rentals from bareboat charters: If you choose the cheaper bareboat option, you will have to supply your own food …

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Guide to sailing the Cyclades Islands in the Aegean Sea

After the short guide to sailing the Ionian, it’s time for a quick guide to sailing the Cyclades Islands in the Aegean Sea. We didn’t make it further than the Saronic Gulf on our own trip because of the weather and limited time towards the end. However, we planned to get there initially, so I’ve done so much research on this subject! And I’m not one to let things go to waste, which is why I want to share what I’ve learned and help you with your planning when you go sailing the best Cyclades Islands! Use Navionics to draw …

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Sailing the Ionian Islands: Discover Greece by boat

In 2020, my husband and I were lucky enough to go sailing the Ionian Islands for several weeks. We saw all the big islands but still haven’t covered everything. And, before writing about the experience in detail, in this travel blog article from The Travel Bunny, I’ll be sharing just a few details I’ve learned while doing research for our expedition at sea. But first things first! The Odyssey No guide to sailing the Ionian Sea in Greece can be complete without the mention of Homer and the Odyssey. The Odyssey relates the tale of Odysseus and his journeys and …

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