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Mediterranean Yacht Charters

Immerse yourself in scenic coastlines and storied histories on a Mediterranean charter yacht. Our Mediterranean Boat Charters cruise through protected waters with rugged coastlines in sight.

Mediterranean cruising is composed of short passages that will lead you to quick day trips between stunning islands and longer, open-sea crossings, which will help you reach remote harbors; unspoiled by time. Whether you choose to plan or leave it to chance, you’ll find no end to what you can do in this cruising paradise.

We are proud to offer Mediterranean sailing charters in 3 different countries: Greece, Italy and Croatia. Each one is unique and offers a new way of experiencing the magic of the Mediterranean. The best part? We have several bases at each location that you can depart from, depending on your specific requirements and desires. 

Book a Mediterranean yacht charter in Italy and cast off from the colorful harbor of Procida, embrace the wonders of Sicily or enjoy the quiet towns of stunning Sardinia

Choose a Mediterranean sailing vacation in Greece and revel in the culture and secluded anchorages that abound as you cruise Corfu, or head inland to Athens where you will immerse yourself in ancient history and world-class cuisine. 

Or, use your Mediterranean charter yacht experience to explore the many timeless treasures nestled throughout the enchanting Dalmatian Islands. The only question is, which destination will you choose?

We offer an array of Yachts to choose from when departing from Croatia, Italy or Greece. Whether you want to rent a yacht in the Mediterranean that is very sturdy, has some speed and plenty of storage and communal space (our Power Catamarans), or are after a yacht with an athletic feel, that can be skippered or self-sailed (Our Monohulls).

Sailing a Yacht in the Mediterranean

Renowned for its beautiful weather and tideless waters, the Mediterranean is the ideal destination for a yacht charter. If you love ancient ruins, stunning, rugged coastlines, delicious food, warm waters and breathtaking views, a Mediterranean yacht charter is paradise for you. 

During your stay on a Mediterranean boat charter, you can enjoy the  incredible Mediterranean food and blissful sunshine.Fantastic temperatures over the Summer  average around 71.6 °F. Will you sunbathe on the golden sands of Sakarun Beach in Croatia or Cala Granara in Sardinia? Perhaps you’ll uncover underwater treasures as you scuba dive in Corfu. Whichever of our destinations you book for your next vacation, and no matter what your itinerary looks like, we know you’ll have the time of your life on a yacht charter in the Mediterranean.

Types of Yacht Charters in the Mediterranean

When chartering a yacht in the Mediterranean with The Moorings,  you deserve a uniquely bespoke experience, curated exactly to your wishes. Our Mediterranean sailing vacations are tailored to you; this includes everything down to the type of charter you embark on. We have three unique charter types, each offering its own incredible benefits that will ensure your trip is spectacular!


Mediterranean Bareboat Yacht Charter

On a bareboat yacht charter in the Mediterranean, you’ll become your own skipper and guide yourself around the exquisite islands of Greece, Croatia or Italy. A bareboat yacht charter in the Mediterranean r gives you complete privacy to enjoy an intimate vacation with loved ones and the freedom to sail into the sunset and make your own destiny.

Take a look at our recent blog to find out about the best bareboat charter destinations in the world.


Mediterranean Skippered Yacht Charter

Our skippered yacht charters in the Mediterranean provide you with an expert skipper who will lead you around the Mediterranean Sea with class, sophistication and style.

Whether you want to explore the wonders of Croatia or lounge on the sun drenched beaches of Greece, a skippered yacht charter in the Mediterranean is ideal if you want to split your time between taking the helm and lounging up on deck with a cocktail in hand.

Learn why you should hire a skipper for your Mediterranean sailing adventure.

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Mediterranean Crewed Yacht Charter

Say hello to an all-inclusive slice of heaven with a crewed charter yacht Mediterranean adventure. All you need to do is sit back, relax and take in the breathtaking views of the Mediterranean while our crew take exceptional care of you. Benefits of a crewed yacht charter include:

  • With a Captain & Chef team on board, your every need will be catered for
  • Our crew will provide privacy and discretion whenever you need it
  • You still have the freedom to have a bespoke yachting experience and follow your own itinerary on a crewed yacht charter in the Mediterranean.

Types of yachts you can charter in the Mediterranean

When you book a yacht charter in The Mediterranean, or any of our other destinations such as Tahiti, The Bahamas or Thailand, we give you the freedom and control to build your dream vacation, from how long you go for to which of our incredible yachts you climb aboard.

Chartering a yacht in the Mediterranean will give you the freedom to glide around the stunning islands of the Mediterranean in one of our state-of-the-art sailing yachts or power yachts, specially designed to make your Mediterranean sailing vacation a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

If you’re looking for the ultimate sailing experience that’s stood the test of time, choose one of our exceptional monohulls. Steeped in years of sailing traditions, our range of monohulls are powerful, and high-performing and will turn you from ‘sailing no’ to ‘sailing pro’! The ideal family yacht, find out more about why you should climb aboard one of our yachts in our recent blog.

Want to stand out from the other sea dwellers? Our catamarans are glamorous, and contemporary and make for a sociable yachting experience! Designed by Robertson & Caine, you’ll benefit from a technologically advanced catamaran with plenty of space to lounge up on deck and socialize with friends. 

Do you have a thirst for adventure and exhilaration? Elevate your Mediterranean yacht charter and speed across the open waters in a cutting-edge power catamaran. Our power catamarans can hold up to 12 guests which makes them perfect if you want to celebrate a birthday or special occasion during your yacht charter in the Mediterranean.

Frequently asked questions

When is the best time to visit the Mediterranean?

The Mediterranean sailing season is between April-October and you can enjoy blissful temperatures of 70-78 degrees. While you’ll enjoy an incredible experience throughout the entirety of the Mediterranean sailing season, April-May and September-October are slightly quieter months to set sail, giving you a unique and private sailing experience like no other.

Please note: Most of our Mediterranean yacht charter bases are closed between November and March, including Sicily, Sardinia, Athens, Corfu, and Croatia. If you’re looking for a Winter vacation, take a look at our Caribbean destinations such as the BVI, Grenada and St Lucia.

Why choose a Mediterranean yacht charter?

One of the most culturally and historically rich places in the world, the Mediterranean has everything from monasteries to ancient ruins. Combined with its exquisite beaches, quaint local towns, spectacular marine life and wonderful cuisine, it’s no wonder that chartering a yacht in the Mediterranean is very popular. 

The Mediterranean offers some of the world’s most delicious cuisines, from Italian to Greek. Fresh, aromatic and authentic, your mouth will be watering each evening as you decide on what delicacy to try next. Whether you’re a fan of pasta, risotto, moussaka, seafood, souvlaki, pizza or olives, there’s something sumptuous to enjoy everywhere you visit.

When you embark on your Mediterranean charter yacht, you will never be left wondering what to do next as there’s countless opportunities for adventure and relaxation. Whether you moor up and explore the Temple of Artemis in Athens, spend your day wandering around Old Town in Dubrovnik and or take a trip to Nuraghe Palmavera in Sardinia, there is something for everyone in the Mediterranean.

What are the top things to do in the Mediterranean?

There are countless delights to uncover on a Mediterranean sailing charter. However, it depends on which destination you have booked for your vacation as your itinerary will look different. Depending on whether you are visiting Italy, Greece or Croatia for your yacht charter in the Mediterranean, you could:

  • Spend your days island hopping around Croatia or Greece, discovering the most secluded spots for relaxation.
  • Explore the famous Blue Grotto near Hvar. Learn more about the top 5 things to do in Croatia.
  • Grab your scuba diving gear and discover the hidden caves and treasures in Sardinia, one of the best spots for scuba diving in Italy.
  • Go on a wine tour or spend the day tasting new, authentic Greek cuisine. Find out what esteemed chefs Gordon Ramsay, Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix got up to on their Greek yacht charter.
  • Explore ancient ruins, monuments and landmarks in Athens such as the Temple of Zeus, The Parthenon and The Acropolis.
  • Unwind and feel the sun on your face at one of the Mediterranean’s many blissful beaches, from Glyfada Beach in Greece to Zlatni Rat on Brač Island.

Get in touch to chat to us about yacht charters in the Mediterranean.

How much does a Mediterranean sailing vacation cost?

Sailing a yacht in the Mediterranean offers a magical, once-in-a-lifetime experience that you’ll remember for the rest of your life. Rent a yacht Mediterranean and create priceless memories., The cost of your Mediterranean boating vacation depends on which of our yachts for charter Mediterranean you choose, and will also  differ depending on:

  • Destination within the Mediterranean
  • Type of yacht charter
  • Previous experience
  • Duration
  • Itinerary
  • Time of year

Get in touch with us today to discuss your dream yacht charter in the Mediterranean.

Where can I sail in the Mediterranean?

With seven Mediterranean boat charter bases in Italy, Croatia and Greece. The Moorings provide ideal sailing locations to suit every preference. First-time visitors and seasoned sailors will find it hard to resist the captivating appeal of Athens, but Sicily offers a culture just as rich and sights just as stunning. The beauty of chartering a yacht in the Mediterranean is that you have the freedom to split your days between sea and land – if you so choose. Allowing you to island-hop in style, along Croatia’s splendid Dalmatian Coast. 

No matter which of our 7 sailing charter experiences you choose, dream Mediterranean sailing vacations become Five-Star escapes you’ll never forget. Reward yourself with a relaxing Mediterranean bareboat charter, enjoy the VIP treatment on a crewed charter or hire a skipper to navigate you around the idyllic Mediterranean and Ionian Sea. Book your sensational Mediterranean yacht charter today and prepare for a magical experience.

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