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Sailing in the United Kingdom

If you are interested in boat hire in the UK then you have many diffeent locations to choose from. Sailing enthusiasts will love the port of Cowes where the annual Cowes Week sailing regatta takes place in August attracting some 20,000 attendants every year. Cowes is located on the Isle of Wight which lies in the English channel and is an ideal starting point for your sailing trip in the UK. From there, you can sail to the harbour town of Gosport or to Portsmouth. Alternatively, at the other end of the UK you can hire a canal boat in Falkirk or rent a boat on lake Windermere which is popular with tourists in the Lake District, and the largest natural lake in England. With many beautiful places to choose from, the UK shines with a whole range of fantastic sailing destinations for everyone.

Where to begin your sailing holiday in the United Kingdom.

The coastline of Great Britain is more then 31,000 kilometres long and so there is no shortage of choice when it comes to deciding where to begin your sailing journey. You will find most of the UK's busiest and most popular marinas on the southcoast including Port Hamble Marina, Gosport Marina, and Ocean Village Marina in Southampton. If you are beginning a few days or week long sailing journey then departing from here is highly recommended. You can easily visit the Isle of White, the Jurassic coast or embark on a more adventurous journey to France and down to Spain or Portugal.

What is there to see when you charter a yacht in the United Kingdom?

Off the south coast of the UK you will find many incredible sights of natural beauty that you can enjoy from the comfort of your boat rental. Begin with a cruise down the Jurassic coast enjoying the naturally incredible landscape and head to Durdle Door. Durdle Door is a natural arch carved out of the limestone cliffs over many years. It has a really nice beach too and is really popular with both domestic and international tourists. Just a couple of minutes up the coast is Lulworth cove - a beautiful beach and cove with amazing waters to swim in due to the sea's narrow entrance to the cove. If you are flying from outside of the UK for your sailing holiday here then it is worth knowing that it is very easy to get to big cities like London from Southampton by train which should take no more than 2 hours. 

When is the best time to visit the United Kingdom?

The UK is somewhere that you can visit all year round due it its moderate weather that is not extreme in either summer or winter. The UK has a reputation for being miserable and wet all the time but this is somewhat a myth. No, the UK does not get incredibly hot and sunny weather, but it isn't always raining and it is never shockingly cold either. However the weather is definitely temperemental. It can be sunny one second and raining the next so make sure you pack an anorak! If you prepare for the weather then it definitely will not ruin your trip. As always with chartering a boat you should bring a windproof and waterproof jacket and things to keep you warm at night when temperatures drop. And even during the colder weather, the beautiful British landscapes can be even more appealing when coated in snow - so photogenic! So do not worry about when is the best time to visit the United Kingdom and instead focus on how you are going to spend your time there!

What is included in a yacht charter in the UK?

Yacht charters in the UK vary considerably in boat type, length of time and price of the charter. For those who have a sailing license, bareboat charters are available and for those who don't then you can hire a yacht that comes with a skipper and even a crew. It is completely normal to hire a boat through Click&Boat that includes a captain to tour you through the waters and lots of our listings include added or optional extras too. From snorkelling and diving equipment to jet-skis and wakeboards.

Charter a yacht in The United Kingdom with Click&Boat 

Are you looking for a boat hire in the UK at an affordable price? Look no further than Click&Boat - the market leader in online boat rentals. You can hire a boat in the UK with or without a skipper depending on your boating experience and qualifications. Bareboat yacht charters are available for keen sailors with qualifications but if you have no prior experience then do not hesitate - hire a boat with a captain to show you all of the perfect spots. Just contact the boat owner via Click&Boat`s messaging tool to arrange your trip.

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Yacht Charter in The United Kingdom!

The United Kingdom, made up of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, is an island nation in the Northwest of Europe that has a long history with sailing and yachting and is the perfect location to charter a yacht and experience the seas. Famous for tea and biscuits, being the birthplace of Shakespeare and the Beatles, there is much more to the United Kingdom than the red telephone boxes and double decker buses we see on London postcards. With Southampton having one of the largest boat shows in Europe, Southampton Boat Show, and Scotland having many islands and hundreds of kilometres of coastline, naturally you don't have to look for for a boat rental in the United Kingdom.

Top boat rental destinations in the UK

  • - Southampton
  • - Portsmouth
  • - Birmingham and Worcester
  • - River Thames, London
  • - Cheshire
  • - Lake District
  • - Plymouth
  • - Cornwall
  • - Enniskillen
  • - Fermanagh
  • - Falkirk
  • - Isle of Mull

How much does it cost to charter a yacht in the United Kingdom?

Click&Boat have boats to rent in the United Kingdom for every kind of budget. From sailboats and yachts to motorboats and RIBs, find something for your budget with Click&Boat through a free personal adviser who will provide you with a free quotation. You can rent a sailboat from £ 80 / day up to £ 800 / day for a top quality sailboat. If you want to have a longer sailing holiday then you can charter a boat from £ 1200 / week up to £ 11000 for luxury yacht charter. 

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