With its 1,000 kilometres of coastline, Corsica is one of the ideal Mediterranean destinations to organise a sailing trip. Located 110 nautical miles from south-eastern France, and opposite Sardinia, it can be easily reached by ferry or by plane.
The island's varied landscapes, transparent beaches, hundreds of paradisiacal coves and clear-water anchorages are some of the features that attract many sailors and beach lovers every year. So how about giving it a try too? Rent a sailboat in Corsica and let yourself be won over by the natural beauty of this island!
A dive in the Lavezzi islands, an afternoon discovering the nature reserve of Scandola or the Sanguinaires islands, or even a quiet sail in the Calanques de Piana... The list of unforgettable memories starts here and goes on, and on.
Renting a sailboat in Corsica will be ideal for getting to know the region from a surprising perspective, to combine the exciting moments at sea with those on dry land, perhaps discovering its long history, traditions and local cuisine.
The price of renting a sailboat in Corsica varies according to the choices of each owner, the type and size of the boat, the period and duration of the rental, or even the possible need to request additional services on board, such as a skipper or a crew.
On average, the daily cost of renting a sailboat starts at around £115 per day, excluding the costs of captain, fuel and mooring.
However, for weekly rentals, which are more frequent during the summer season, a minimum budget of around £575 is required, but owners tend to create customised offers to suit the needs of each sailor.
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The 19 marinas scattered along the coast will allow you to make regular stops for a good supply of fresh and local produce. The mooring areas are numerous and well served, with all the facilities needed for a perfect anchorage on the mainland.
The numerous natural refuges, in particular those present between Ajaccio (West Coast) and Solenzara (East Coast), will allow you to anchor in peace and tranquillity and discover secret treasures accessible only by sea.
But how can you do this if you don't have a sailing license? It's very simple, just hire a captained sailboat in Corsica and let an expert in the field guide you safely to discover the most fascinating routes.
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The best time to hire a sailboat in Corsica is undoubtedly the summer season, easily extendable from April to October. The ideal temperature for most of the year and the thermal wind, favoured by plenty of sunshine and the presence of Corsica's mountainous terrain, are the promise of beautiful sailing.
Enjoy sailing to Sardinia and the nearby archipelago of La Maddalena, or take routes to the French Riviera or the island of Elba if you aspire to a longer, more adventurous voyage. The alternatives are many!
Other models, besides the sailboat, are available for unusual experiences in Corsica. Choose from the various proposals available on Click&Boat, or select the boatyard of your choice to filter through the models offered for hire.
The average price of chartering a sailboat in Corsica in the high season is approximately £396 per day, while they are around £380 per day in the low season.
hiring a boat in Corsica with a skipper is an option, with 5 sailboats with a skipper available through Click&Boat. Be aware that this comes at an additional cost, which is typically around £388 per day.
A sailboat in Corsica has on average 6 berths. You can find sailboats with up to 11 berths.
In Corsica, the hire price for a sailboat usually includes VHF, Fridge, Bathing etc.
The hire period for a sailboat in Corsica can vary considerably. However, on average it is hireed for 3 days.
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