Italy Highlights

Italy offers 23 main sailing regions, with 1460 boats available for you to choose from for your sailing holiday. Favourite sailing destinations are to be find in Sardinia, Sicily and Amalfi.

Sailing from Sardinia is the ideal starting point.

To explore the sights of Sicily, sailors most often start their journey from Furnari or Capo d'Orlando.

If you are planning to charter a boat in Amalfi, the best charter holidays usually start from Furnari, Salerno and Amalfi.

Currently you can rent a boat and start your journey from 113 marinas, the most popular are Marina di Portorosa, Marina di Portisco and Capo d’Orlando marina.

When searching for a boat, it is possible to choose from the fleets of 209 charter companies in Italy. Spartivento and Sea Folk got the highest ratings from our customers.

How to rent a boat in Italy

Boats in Italy can be rented with or without a skipper. To rent a bareboat a basic sailing licence is sufficient. Boataround always displays the sailing license needed in the boat information.

When wishing to sail in Italy, people most often rent sailing yachts, catamarans and motor boats.

You do not need a sailing licence to enjoy a carefree holiday on a gulet. These boats are always provided with a crew allowing you to relax and take in the sights.

Sailing yachts and catamarans are frequently rented as bareboats, but those who wish, there is always a possibility to charter these yachts with a professional skipper.

Houseboats are spacious and designed for slow river cruising. They are ideal for a family sailing holiday on water. You rarely need a sailing licence to rent a houseboat.

Larger yachts can only be rented as crewed and provide both comfort and luxury. A motor yacht guarantees a unique way to discover the coastline and significantly extends the distance the sailor can cover during the yacht charter.

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