Top 14 Charters for United Kingdom

Sunsail Yacht Charter
1. Sunsail Yacht Charter

Sunsail have been at the forefront of sailing vacations for over forty years. Since our very first Flotilla set sail from Aegina in the Saronic Gulf in 1974, we've expanded to destinations across the globe.We pride ourselves on our choice of destinations, quality of fleet and our team's high standards of service and expertise. So from your initial inquiry to your final booking and beyond, you can trust that every detail is tailored towards creating your perfect sailing vacation experience.

Nomad Sailing
2. Nomad Sailing
(Endeavour Quay Harbour)

Nomad Sailing have two matched Jeanneau Sunfast 37 yachts available for charter - Nomad 1 and Menai III. Both yachts are fully equipped, well maintained and clean. The yachts are located at Gosport Marina in Portsmouth Harbour easily accessible by car or public transport alike and giving quick access to the Solent once you get onboard. The Solent not only provides exciting sailing in busy waters but also some fantastic harbours, marinas and anchorages to explore whilst being nicely protected by the Isle of Wight. On leaving Portsmouth you could head east to the scenic harbour of Chichester with its many different channels to navigate and delightful anchorages.

Cornish Cruising
3. Cornish Cruising

Based in one of the largest natural harbours in the world, Cornish Cruising is uniquely placed to offer fantastic sailing holidays with our yacht charter or to improve your knowledge and safety with a full range of RYA training courses.

Solent yacht Charter
4. Solent yacht Charter

Solent Yacht charter offer a variety of craft for bareboat charter, including sailing yachts from 36 to 50 foot, or high speed motorboats and RIBs. All boats are comprehensively equipped and comply with all the safety requirements. Solent Yacht Charter an ideally positioned starting base to explore the Solent and beyond.

Hamble Point Yacht Charters
5. Hamble Point Yacht Charters

In addition to yacht charter – both bareboat and skippered – and corporate sailing events, we offer private sail training and scheduled sailing courses as well as organising numerous events throughout the year to facilitate your sailing. If you own or are thinking of purchasing a yacht then please talk to us about our yacht management and guardianage schemes – we are always on the lookout for good quality and well cared for yachts to add to our fleet! We are a family-run company and aim to offer a professional, friendly and flexible service. Our customers are important to us, and we offer personalised services and are happy to tailor charters to suit your needs wherever possible. Our wide selection of superb yachts offers a unique variety of sizes and designs. Our yachts are all privately owned and therefore each is unique with its own character, whilst still adhering to Hamble Point Yacht Charters’ highest service standards.

Dream Yacht Charter
6. Dream Yacht Charter
(Port Hamble Marina)

When Loic Bonnet started dream Yacht Charter in the Seychelles in 2001 it was with only 6 yachts. Through Mr. Bonnet's dynamic leadership the company has grown and expanded to locations throughout the Indian Ocean, Mediterranean, Caribbean, Australia, Pacific and most recently North America and the Bahamas.dream Yacht Charter operates over 800 boats in more than 40 locations around the world and is one of the world leaders in yacht chartering today.

Yachtforce Yacht Charter
7. Yachtforce Yacht Charter
(Mercury Yacht Marina)

We are based on the South coast of the UK with both bare boat and skipper yacht charter, private yacht tuition and yacht sailing events mainly from our base at Mercury Yacht Harbour on the Hamble river with direct access into the central Solent. We operate yacht sailing events, tuition, courses and charter from other Solent ports and Brighton Marina. Also run Skippered and Charter Events in the Canaries either from Tenerife or Lanzarote plus Mediterranean sailing from Greece and Croatia. We have a sister company, inland base, that delivers RYA Day Skipper theory plus RYA Yachtmaster theory, VHF radio courses, RYA first aid and powerboat ICC situated on a large inland reservoir just west of London close to Heathrow or the same RYA courses with the addition of diesel engine maintenance and sea survival can be taken at either Hamble or also at Brighton.

Charter Haus
8. Charter Haus
(Town Quay Marina)

We offer a fantastic range of racing programs many of which are unique in the sailing world. Working closely with Sailing Logic Racing and Atlantic Charters Racing in Gibraltar, our philosophy is to provide you with a memorable, well-rounded experience. Sailing is our passion and we put maximum effort into creating chartered sailing events that suit any company or individual. We work closely to your specifications. Whether you are looking to experience the thrill and adrenaline rush of round the cans racing with a spot of lunch and a glass of bubbly, or push yourself mentally and physically with demanding offshore racing, we will have something to offer you. We cater for complete novices and experienced sailors alike. If you are new to racing then we will train you to a level that will allow you to compete with confidence. There are several events on the calendar that are intended as an introduction to yacht racing.

Fairview Sailing
9. Fairview Sailing
(Port Hamble Marina)

Fairview Sailing is the Solent’s premier yacht charter company for over 30 years, starting with one yacht in 1988. Fairview Sailing now has a fleet of 30+ yachts including a matched fleet of 18 Beneteau Oceanis 37’s. Fairview’s yacht sizes range from 30 feet to 50 feet. As well as being one of the most popular charter companies in the Solent, Fairview Sailing also offers sea school and RYA Training through our partner Sailing Logic. We offer a full range of RYA practical courses as well as Fairview’s own Boat Handling Course. Fairview also specialise in corporate events and event management, with the ability to run events 6 to 300 people. Fairview runs corporate events all year with a very high percentage of repeat custom. Events include team building and development, networking, matched fleet racing and hospitality events.

(Port Hamble Marina)

Gareth Williams started sailing at 6 years old when he sailed onboard Ocean Spirit the 1st ever Ocean 71 and at the time the largest GRP yacht in the world to Cape Town from Malta with Sir Peter Blake and David Allen Williams after the Middle Sea race Ocean Spirit went on to win Line Honours in the inaugural Cape Town to Rio Race in 1971 with Sir Peter Blake as watch leader. ( sadly I had to go to home to start school ).. Gareth started . PROMOCEAN Yacht Charter in 1997 to share his passion and enthusiasm and make sailing available to everyone from novice to pro sailors using the highest quality yachts in the most inclusive manner. In an ever changing market our values and integrity remain the same - our mission statement is to give the very best experience on the water available and exceed our clients' expectations at every level. "Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”

Firstaway Yacht Charters
11. Firstaway Yacht Charters
(Shamrock Quay Marina)

Firstaway Yacht Charters Southampton is a premier yacht charter company operating in the Solent and the South Coast. We operate from Shamrock Quay, Southampton providing easy access to the Solent and beyond to France, the Channel Islands and the West Country. Our experienced and enthusiastic team is made up of people who love sailing, who will ensure your yacht charter in the Solent will be all it should be. We can offer advice on everything from your choice of yacht charter, to where to sail in the Solent or beyond.

Universal Yachting
12. Universal Yachting
(Mercury Yacht Marina)

Universal Yachting was formed in 2007 and was appointed as the UK’s South Coast agent for Dufour Yachts in September 2015. Based in the Solent, Universal provides a complete service for newcomers to yachting, all the way through to cruising ownership and preparing for long distance blue water adventures. Universal’s Sailing School delivers bespoke sailing tuition and a full range of RYA courses and qualifications. Plus they offer complete guidance and advise on purchasing options for new owners, together with charter and maintenance packages, making owning a yacht and maximising cruising time an easy proposition. Owner Chris Warwick and his Universal team are passionate about providing all yachts for both charter and training with a very high standard of maintenance and cleanliness, together with using only the best professionally trained yacht skippers.

Nautilus Yachting
13. Nautilus Yachting
(South Dock Marina)

Welcome to Nautilus Yachting! We have been organising sailing holidays worldwide for 26 years and are one of the leading independent yacht charter agencies in the UK. We are committed to offering great service, lots of choice and excellent prices. You benefit from our first hand knowledge of our sailing areas and we are happy to offer our advice. We look forward to putting together your next perfect sailing holiday.

14. diYachting
(Port Werburgh Marina)

diYachting, or Disco Inferno Yacht Charters as it was called back then, was founded in 2001 by Matt & Lizzie Abbiss. Having spent 12 years working full time on board sailing yachts as crew and managers chartering in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and UK, covering over 100,000 miles together. After their final yacht was sold to a private owner they decided to move ashore and focus their time on high quality yacht management and charter of luxury crewed sailing yachts over 60ft. diYachting has gone from strength to strength with the team constantly growing. We have just moved into our new office building that was refurbished just for us, allowing us to expand further. We now have a strong team of 10, most of whom are sailors but living and working by the sea in Southend, we all share a love of the ocean and all things nautical.