There's a reason fun-lovers and thrill seekers choose yacht charter Italy vacations and bareboat charter Sardinia holidays – the Western Mediterranean is one of the most in-demand destinations for sailing vacation adventures.
Charter a yacht in Sardinia with Navigare Yachting, the area's most respected sailing holiday operator. We have a full selection of options in Sardinia, including bareboat charters and skippered charters. We also offer an exclusive Sardinia Sailing Holidays Payment Plan, which lets you spread out payments for your vacation over six months.
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Sailing Around Sardinia on a Yacht Charter Holiday
Sailing in Sardinia: Amazing Mediterranean Destinations
Navigare Yachting has one-week and two-week sailing vacations in Sardinia, here are just a few of the marvelous sights and locations you can experience:
Cagliari- Alghero- Olbia
Olbia and Northeast Sardinia are the most popular areas to explore, indulge, and relax. There are isolated beaches and gorgeous coves seemingly around every corner, all with warm sand, friendly breezes, and endless opportunities for fun & sun adventures.
La Maddalena National Park & Nature Reserve is an Italian heritage site and one of the true marvels of the region. Located among small islands just off Sardinia's northeast coast, the park is host to dramatic cliffs, white and pink sand beaches, and lush coral areas for snorkeling and scuba exploration.
Alghero is a bustling fishing port with beautiful beaches and an active nightlife. The old town has one of Sardinia's most scenic ancient cathedrals and the area is host to several wineries. It's a wonderful area to begin your exploration of Sardinia's wonders.
Cagliari is a major city and the gateway to the southern approaches of the island. The marina is extremely well equipped. There's an ancient Phoenician city nearby to explore, as well as small coves and secluded anchorages to enjoy a dip amid the balmy weather.
Spotlight on: Costa Smeralda
Located above Olbia on the northeast side of Sardinia, the Costa Smeralda is the playground of the ultra-rich. This area is home to beautiful resorts and exquisite dining & entertainment options. High fashion shops offer the latest in Italian and French fashion. Costa Smeralda is a scenic treasure, with gorgeous granite cliffs and idyllic hidden coves, where you can tie up for a day and enjoy the atmosphere of luxury and indulgence. Several sweet spots to be mentioned include the Pevero beach, Cala di Volpe, Cala Liscia Ruja and the Mortorio and Soffi Islands, the Maddalena Archipelago, Golfo Aranci and Tavolara among others.
Book today and enjoy the best rates and availability for your Sardinia yacht charter holiday. Planning your holiday has never been easier, thank to our exclusive booking payment plan that allows up to six monthly installments. Combined with our selection of sailboats, Navigare Yachting provides the best options for a truly unforgettable yacht charter Italy vacation.
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Weather Conditions for Yacht Charter Sardinia
Sardinia Seasons & Climate
Sardinia enjoys a warm and pleasant Mediterranean climate, with very mild winters and hot, sunny, and dry summers – the island boasts 300+ days of sunshine each year. Navigare Yachting bases are located in Cagliari, Alghero, and Portisco, vibrant coastal cities with outstanding access to the most dramatic and desirable destinations in the region.
Sardinia's central Mediterranean location ensures breezes are steady but typically not too strong. The Mistral winds are northwesterly and bring warm, dry air in the summer, very welcome to help moderate hot days. Winds grow stronger and cooler as the sailing season progresses.
Weather conditions during the Sardinia sailing season are wonderful:
Yacht Charter Italy - Old Town Castelsardo
- Early season temperatures (March-April) average highs of 17°C during the day and down to 8°C at night, with occasional precipitation.
- May and June days warm dramatically as summer approaches, averaging highs of 25°C during the day and lows of 15°C at night.
- July-September are amazingly warm and wonderful, with average highs of 30°C during the day and cooling down to 19°C at night. Rainy days are rare.
- Late season (October-November) temperatures are very pleasant as they begin to cool, an average of 21°C during the day and down to 16°C at night, with increasing chance of precipitation as the season moves toward winter.
- Winter temperatures are chilly and precipitation is more frequent. Our yacht rental Sardinia season is closed from December through the middle of March.
Documents Required for Sailing in Sardinia and Navigare Yacht Charter Italy Contact Information
All of the below listed documents are required for sailing Sardinia and must be presented prior to boarding:
- Valid passport
- Copy of the charter contract
- Sailing (or motor boat) license and VHF license for at least one crew member; a second license is highly recommended
- Crew list, to include names, birth dates, nationalities and passport numbers
- List of any extras required (outboard engine, bed linen, skipper/hostess, safety net, etc., to be paid for at base)
Navigare Yacht Charter Sardinia Contact Information
Navigare Yachting, Cagliari
Marina di Portus Karalis
Molo Dogana, Porto di Cagliari
09100, Cagliari - Sardinia, Italy
Phone: +39 070 3324369
Mobile: +39 335 1503902
Alessandro – Cagliari Base Manager
Mobile: +39 392 029 0874
Our Cagliari yacht charter office is fluent in Italian, English, French, and German languages.
Navigare Yachting, Portisco
Costa Smeralda km 0
Località Portisco - 07026 Olbia
Roberto – Portisco Base Manager
Mobile: +39 333 2074951
Our Portisco yacht charter office is fluent in Italian, English, French, and German languages.
8am to 5pm Monday-Sunday
9am for Sleep Aboards
11am for Noon Starts
Embarkation time: Noon
Disembarkation time: Noon
Additional Information Needed for Sailing in Sardinia
LOCAL LANGUAGE: Italian
LOCAL CURRENCY: Euro; cash, credit cards, and traveler's checks accepted at most restaurants, businesses, and destinations
LOCAL CUISINE: Italian cuisine needs no introduction, it's famous around the world for dishes that are savory, delicious, and inventive. Sardinian cuisine draws from larger Italian traditions, while introducing its own appealing elements.
Fresh caught seafood features prominently, including famous dishes like spaghetti with sea urchin, octopus salad, and Catalan-style lobster. Seadas are a traditional fried pastry dessert filled with lemon-scented cheese. Local beers, wines, and liquors are prized throughout the region for their quality and fine taste.
Sardinia is a major resort and vacation destination, with an amazing range of restaurants eager to cater to guests on the island. You can enjoy adorable seaside cafes, lavish fine dining restaurants, and everything in between – you'll love Sardinia for the variety of foods and exquisite dining experiences!
Getting to Sardinia
Sardinia is accessible via direct air and sea travel from the Italian and French mainlands and many major European cities. Navigare Yachting has three bases in Sardinia:
Marina di Portus Karalis is located in Porto di Cagliari and is perfectly fitted for all size vessels. The base is only ten minutes from the main airport of Cagliari/Elmas and is conveniently near a full range of dining, entertainment, and shopping options.
Portisco Marina is located just 20 minutes by car from Olbia/Costa Smeralda International Airport. It is the ideal starting point for numerous sailing routes of incredible beauty.
The epic sights, sounds, and experiences of Sardinia are waiting for you to discover them – are you ready? Navigare Yachting is here to make your Sardinia sailing vacation dream a reality, with a full fleet of bareboat charter and skippered charter options to choose from. We're ready to introduce you to the greatest holiday experience of your life!
Why choose Navigare Yachting? We make planning your yacht charter Italy vacation easy, with our exclusive payment plan that allows you to pay in up to six monthly installments.
Book now and you'll enjoy the best rates and availability.