Five sailing yachts to charter this summer
03 March 2022

Sailing yacht charters

Five sailing yachts to charter this summer

There’s no better way to experience life at sea than letting the natural power of the wind transport you from destination to destination. A sailing yacht charter is the ultimate way to explore some of the world’s most alluring destinations.

From classic sailing yachts to high performance racers, family cruisers or catamarans, we have a variety of sailing yachts available for charter.

Read on to discover our selection of the best sailing charter yachts on the market.

High performance sailing

Dark Shadow

30m (100ft) Wally DARK SHADOW is one of the most sought after yachts on the regatta circuit with her impressive racing pedigree and Wally credentials. She is instantly recognisable on the water with her sleek lines and pure, contemporary design. Racing aside, DARK SHADOW is just as capable of offering the ideal charter for a family holiday, easily converting into a comfortable and relaxing cruising yacht. This flexibility, matched with her stunning interior, has made her an extremely popular vessel for any sort of charter.

DARK SHADOW comfortably sleeps six guests in one double and two twin cabins and is available for charter in France and Italy this summer.

The perfect family cruiser

Onyx

30.2m (99.1ft) ONYX is a sleek semi-raised Swan 100 S, designed by German Frers and launched in 2005, with a recent refit in 2021. Featuring a spacious semi-raised saloon with an all new interior, plenty of natural light floods through the wide windows and skylights into the comfortable living space. On deck, the cockpit hosts a fabulous seating and dining area, providing a great spot to relax and enjoy al fresco family meals, while also being near enough to the steering controls to feel like part of the action.

ONYX sleeps up to nine guests in four comfortable and spacious en-suite cabins, comprised of a full beam master cabin, two twins and a double cabin with Pullman.

ONYX is available for charter in the Mediterranean this summer.

Onyx sailing yacht for charter
Classic yacht sailing

Eleonora

Built in 2000, 49.5m (162.5ft) sailing yacht ELEONORA exudes the kind of elegance you would find on an original classic yacht. After all, she was built using the original lines of legendary racing schooner WESTWARD – one of Herreshoff’s greatest designs. With her impressive sail area of 1900sqm, ELEONORA's incredibly wide, uncluttered deck has provision for a large exterior table and seating with pleasant and stylish surroundings. The yacht features a range of portholes and skylights to brighten the inside.

Built at the Van der Graaf shipyard in Holland, she is one of the fastest yachts on the water and has successfully participated in a number of classic sailing regattas. Stepping aboard ELEONORA is like stepping back in time to the elegance and grandeur of another age.

ELEONORA sleeps eight guests in three doubles and one twin cabin and is available for charter in the Mediterranean this summer.

Explore the East

Cakiryildiz

Launched in 2014 by East Yachts, 43m (141.1ft) traditional gullet CAKIRYILDIZ combines a classic look with spectacular deck space for soaking up the sun, entertaining and alfresco dining. With a contemporary elegant décor throughout, the main saloon is generous and features wrap around panoramic windows, a comfortable lounge, formal dining table and wet bar. Aft of the saloon is the full beam master suite with a king sized bed and two twin cabins, and forward of the saloon are two double cabins. All cabins have expansive portholes allowing plenty of natural light and state-of-the-art audio visual equipment and private ensuites.

CAKIRYILDIZ has a large collection of watertoys, including waterskis, windsurfers, kneeboards, ringos, canoes and fishing equipment to keep all the family entertained.

CAKIRYILDIZ sleeps ten guests and is available for charter in Greece and Turkey this summer.

Cakiryildiz sailing yacht charter
Romantic catamaran adventures

Adriatic Dragon

The stunning Lagoon 23.7m (78ft) ADRIATIC DRAGON is a catamaran that oozes pedigree and outperforms her peers in style and comfort. Her spacious layout offers comfortable accommodation for up to eight guests, within a master suite, two doubles and one twin cabin. The main distinguishing feature of the luxurious 77 is the owners' suite. Located in the forward hull, this exquisite private area enjoys living space on two levels, one on the main deck and the other in the hull. An extensive bow provides guests with plenty of space to stretch out under the Adriatic sun, including a comfortable trapeze to lounge and snooze, leaving the stress of everyday life behind.

For the ultimate honeymoon or a fantastic romantic break, look no further. Enjoy stunning sunsets, secluded bays and delicious local cuisine on this beautiful catamaran.

ADRIATIC DRAGON is available for charter in Croatia and Montenegro this summer.