Hello and welcome to Essential Sailing – luxury crewed sailing holidays that let you be who you want to be . . .
Be different – do what you truly enjoy and try something you’ve always wanted to do. I’ve always loved the freedom that sailing offers, the historic interest and artistic beauty in visiting different places and enjoying the fine dining of the region. That’s why I’ve combined them together, to offer you the same luxury holiday experience in the French or Italian Riviera – without you having to own and maintain your own yacht.
Be spoilt – relax in luxurious privacy as you embrace the Mediterranean way of life. You will be met at the airport and taken to your yacht by chauffeur and made welcome on arrival by your crew. During your stay, you will enjoy an air conditioned ensuite double cabin, breakfast and lunch served each day and a choice of eating aboard or onshore in the evening. After breakfast each morning we will set sail for our next stop, mooring up for lunch and in the afternoon either ‘chilling’ or taking in the sights. Your crew can help you organize trips to places of interest and recommend restaurants when dining ashore in the evening.
Be entertained – leave the tourist trail behind as you bask in untarnished beauty and local character. You have 7 unique experiences to choose from: the scenic and rugged coasts of the west and east Cote D’Azur, the vivid blue of the French Riviera – taking in the iconic St Tropez, Cannes and Monaco; the elegance and style of the Riviera Ponte and Levante, the magical and enchanting Tuscan Coast and Islands – visiting the memorable Portofino, Cinque Terra and Elba.
If you’ve ever thought about the freedom that sailing offers, are interested in visiting different places of interest and enjoy fine cuisine, please contact me now to find out more and check on availability.
I look forward to hearing from you.
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Beneteau Oceanis 50 – styled and equipped like a celebrity luxury yacht, ‘First Essential’ is one of the best blue water cruisers in its class. Up to six guests can relax in luxurious privacy as you embrace the Mediterranean life style.
Phil & Kate – feel instantly at home onboard your yacht with your crew, who create a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. We respect your privacy while attending to your comfort with enthusiasm and discretion, ensuring that you have the holiday of a lifetime.
All Inclusive Experience – relax and savour gourmet meals and local wines, cooked with fresh, local ingredients, with each meal inspired by your current location, so you can soak up the local aromas and flavours.
Your luxury sailing holiday will be such a special and exciting time and we know you want it to be uniquely personal, inspiring and memorable. You can find out more here.
HOLIDAYS FOR FAMILIES
When you’ve got older children it can be so difficult to find a family holiday with enough happening and enough variety to keep everyone happy! Discover more about our luxury sailing holidays here.
Whether you fancy taking the helm, sipping champagne on the sun deck, seeing the sights or mooring in exclusive resorts, you can do it all on an Essential luxury sailing holiday.
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