For a sailing boat rental in Sicily, you will be spoiled for choice for the many places to visit. From small archipelagos with crystal clear waters, to volcanic peaks, from ancient fishing villages to caves with prehistoric inscriptions.
The Aeolian Islands, volcanic islands located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, in the northern part of Sicily and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, Stromboli, Panarea, Lipari, Salina, Filicudi, Alicudi, Vulcano are different from each other, but all enchanting.
The Egadi islands located in a stretch of sea usually very windy, appreciated by experts in sailing. Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo are the perfect combination of nature and ancient history.
Ustica, known as the black pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The island is the emerging tip of an extinct submarine volcano and offers splendid jagged coasts surrounded by crystal clear sea. Pantelleria with its Mirror Lake of Venus, where the Goddess is said to have mirrored herself before meeting Bacchus. Lampedusa with its sea so transparent as to make the boats seem suspended in the sky.
For those who want to take advantage of the entire week of sailing, without having to retrace a stretch of sea to return the sailboat to the starting point, it is possible to opt for a Sicily oneway boat rental. You can leave from Palermo and sail until you return the boat to Capo D’Orlando, Portorosa and Milazzo. Or you can leave from Palermo and return the boat to Trapani and Marsala. Obviously the paths are also possible the reverse paths.
In Sicily it is possible to rent luxury sailing boats to spend a unique and unforgettable holiday. Luxury sailboats provide every type of comfort such as air conditioning, generator, watermaker and ice machine, as well as a complete crew: captain, hostess and cook.
To combine your holiday in Sicily with sailing training, our charters offer sailing courses, with different formulas. You can choose the sailboat to rent, the level of the course, the starting marina and also the presence on board of an instructor of the Italian Sailing Federation, who will follow you from the beginning to the end of your holiday in Sicily. Mooring and unmooring maneuvers, safety rules, anchor, knots and ropes. These and many others are the topics that are addressed, from theory to practice.
The British government agency responsible for all water sports and nautical training is the RYA: Royal Yacht Academy. In Sicily there are various Rya Training Centers where it is possible to attend all the courses provided by the RYA: from the basics of the 'Day Skipper' which can be obtained with an RYA instructor on board the 'YachtMaster' the most coveted title by all Sicilian skippers . Don't hesitate to contact ItalyCharter for more information!