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A Guide to Sailing Vacations for Couples

Whether you’re planning your first vacation as a couple, or celebrating a milestone anniversary, a couples yacht charter is the perfect romantic sailing vacation. With sensational views, the privacy of your own yacht, and the opportunity to create lifelong memories together, we couldn’t think of anything better than a couples sailing vacation.

If you haven’t experienced the magic of a couples yacht charter before, you might be wondering where to start. Will you explore the enchanting Seychelles, or uncover the treasures of the Mediterranean, such as Greece and Italy? Do you want to set sail on a private bareboat charter or relax on deck while a skipper navigates the open waters for you? Will your itinerary include romantic walks along the beach to watch the sunset, or adrenaline-filled underwater adventures?

We understand there’s a lot to think about when booking a couples sailing charter which is why we’ve put together all the information you need to know. From the benefits to our top couples sailing destinations, let’s get started…

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Benefits of booking a sailing vacation for couples

As you start planning your romantic couples sailing vacation, you’ll need to decide which type of vacation you want. Are you looking for a relaxing beach vacation, or a lively and cultural city break? Perhaps you’re hoping for a mixture of both. If this is the case, consider booking a sailing vacation for couples. Combining tranquil, secluded beaches with cultural and historical excursions, there’s something for both of you to enjoy on a couples sailing vacation. 

Aside from offering a blend of relaxation and adventure, here are our top 5 reasons why you should book a yacht charter for your next couples vacation:

  1. Disconnect from the world – Couples yacht charters allow you to disconnect from the world together. You can unwind and feel your cares melt away on a couples sailing vacation as you’re removed from the stresses of daily life. It gives you the unique opportunity to spend quality time together without any distractions.
  2. Fantastic honeymoon idea – With privacy, breathtaking views, beautiful weather and the chance to explore secluded, hidden gems around the world, yacht charters make incredible honeymoons. Popular honeymoon destinations such as the Seychelles, St Lucia, Italy and the Bahamas are incredible yacht charter locations.
  3. Freedom and privacy – It truly is just you, your partner and the stunning open waters as you embark on a thrilling couples yacht charter. You have the freedom to chart your own destiny and sail into the sunset, without anyone else on board your yacht.
  4. Try something new – Whether you have been married for 20 years or about to enjoy your first vacation together, a couples sailing vacation offers you the unique opportunity to try something new together. Will you go snorkeling for the first time in the BVI and uncover the underwater treasures near Anegada, or embrace the explosion of flavors as you taste authentic Thai cuisine for the first time, such as Gaeng Daeng, on a Thailand yacht charter.
  5. Excitement – It’s a fact, every relationship thrives with excitement and a couples yacht charter delivers exactly that. Sailing vacations for couples allow you to escape the mundane, and open up a world of thrilling opportunities, from immersing yourselves into new cultures to challenging each other to competitive water sports games.

If you have any questions about why you should book a couples yacht charter, or why you should choose The Moorings as your sailing vacation provider, get in touch with us today.

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Best destinations for couples sailing vacations

Around the world there are hidden coves, breathtaking islands and underwater treasures waiting to be discovered. From the Mediterranean to the Caribbean and Americas, you will find plenty of perfect places for a couples yacht charter.

However, with so many sensational sailing destinations, you might be wondering where to visit first. While choosing your couples yacht charter destination is a personal decision that can only be made by you and loved one, we have put together a few of our favorite couples sailing destinations:

Take a look at our blog on the most romantic sailing destinations to learn more about the best places to book a fairytale-esque couples yacht charter.

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What can you do on a romantic couples sailing vacation?

As you prepare for your couples sailing vacation, you might be wondering what you can expect to get up to during your idyllic yacht charter. With limitless possibilities as to what you can do on your couples yacht charter, the choice is entirely yours – part of the fun is researching the must-see hotspots in your chosen destination.

Whether you create your own couples sailing itinerary or follow one of our carefully crafted routes, we know you’ll enjoy a dazzling yacht charter filled with sizzling sun, beautiful beaches, incredible food and stunning islands. Some of the most popular things to do on a couples sailing vacation include:

It is worth noting that how you and your partner spend your vacation may depend on which sailing destination you visit, for example, a Corfu sailing itinerary will look different to a St Lucia itinerary.

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Romantic yacht charters for couples

At The Moorings, we understand that every couple is unique and will have different requirements which is why we are proud to offer a diverse range of couples yacht charters. Which one you choose for your couples sailing vacation is entirely your choice.

If you want complete privacy and freedom on your couples sailing vacation, book a bareboat yacht charter. You will be responsible for taking the helm and navigating the open waters of your chosen destination, without a skipper on board. This type of charter is ideal for a couples sailing vacation because it allows you to step out of your comfort zone and try something new together.

Want to sit up on deck and watch the sunset together as you sail between islands? Hire a skipper for part of your couples sailing vacation and enjoy being guided around the crystal clear waters by an expert, or book a crewed yacht charter where you will be joined by a skipper, chef and housekeeper. If you want to meet other couples during your yacht charter, you may even choose to book a flotilla in the Mediterranean.

We also have an exceptional range of state-of-the-art yachts to choose from, that will make your couples yacht charter even more special. Will you uncover the treasures of St Martin on a sailing catamaran, smoothly glide through the Tyrrhenian Sea aboard one of our classic monohulls, or take couples sailing vacation to the next level by booking a power catamaran in Antigua?

Book your couples sailing vacation with The Moorings

So there you have it, our guide to romantic couples sailing vacations that you’ll cherish every second of. The only question left to ask is, have you decided which of our sailing destinations you’re going to visit yet?

Whether you book a bareboat yacht charter in the Seychelles, a skippered charter in Sicily or a crewed charter in St Lucia, we can’t wait to welcome you aboard one of our state-of-the-art yachts for the couples sailing vacation of a lifetime.

With over 5 decades of experience in providing the most romantic, exceptional sailing vacation for couples, you couldn’t be in safer hands. From our experienced base staff and 4-hour commitment, to charter extras and provisioning options, when you set sail on a couples sailing charter with The Moorings, you are stepping into true paradise.

Build a quote and book your couples yacht charter online. If you have any questions, get in touch with us today.



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