THE CAPTAIN'S BLOG

At Essential Sailing, we love the history, culture and cuisine of the places we visit almost as much as the sailing to get there. Our Captain’s Blog brings you a taste of what to expect from our luxury crewed sailing holidays around the French and Italian Riviera.

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Unwind on the Beautiful and Desirable Cap Ferrat

Unwind on the Beautiful and Desirable Cap Ferrat

At Essential Sailing, we love the history, culture and cuisine of the places we visit almost as much as the sailing to get there. Our Captain’s Blog brings you a taste of what to expect from our luxury crewed sailing holidays around the French and Italian Riviera. In...

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Loose Yourself in Three Diverse Districts of Nice

Loose Yourself in Three Diverse Districts of Nice

At Essential Sailing, we love the history, culture and cuisine of the places we visit almost as much as the sailing to get there. Our Captain’s Blog brings you a taste of what to expect from our luxury crewed sailing holidays around the French and Italian Riviera. In...

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Visit the Scented Village of Bormes-les-Mimosas

Visit the Scented Village of Bormes-les-Mimosas

At Essential Sailing, we love the history, culture and cuisine of the places we visit almost as much as the sailing to get there. Our Captain’s Blog brings you a taste of what to expect from our luxury crewed sailing holidays around the French and Italian Riviera. In...

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Discover Three Historic Quarters of Nice

Discover Three Historic Quarters of Nice

At Essential Sailing, we love the history, culture and cuisine of the places we visit almost as much as the sailing to get there. Our Captain’s Blog brings you a taste of what to expect from our luxury crewed sailing holidays around the French and Italian Riviera. In...

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Explore the Fashionable Winter Resort of Menton

Explore the Fashionable Winter Resort of Menton

At Essential Sailing, we love the history, culture and cuisine of the places we visit almost as much as the sailing to get there. Our Captain’s Blog brings you a taste of what to expect from our luxury crewed sailing holidays around the French and Italian Riviera. In...

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Why Is Santa Margherita Not Far From Paradise?

Why Is Santa Margherita Not Far From Paradise?

At Essential Sailing, we love the history, culture and cuisine of the places we visit almost as much as the sailing to get there. Our Captain’s Blog brings you a taste of what to expect from our luxury crewed sailing holidays around the French and Italian Riviera. In...

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