An Unforgettable Luxury Sailing Experience

Embark on nautical adventure with Essential Sailing and discover the world's most enchanting destinations through our Boutique Crewed Sailing, Culture & Cuisine Holidays. Our meticulously crafted experiences unfold across the sun-kissed Mediterranean and the pristine Canary Islands, promising a voyage of discovery and relaxation.

We have sought to redfine sailing holidays, curating personalised journeys that seamlessly blend the thrill of luxury yachting with refined hospitality. Image gliding across crystal clear waters aboard our exquisite yachts, where every detail has been designed to elevate your sailing experience into an unforgettable adventure.

Our expert crew ensures your comfort and safety while you immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures and flavours of each destination. Indulge in delectable cuisines, explore historic harbour towns, and bask in the breathtaking scenery as you unwind in the lap of luxury. Whether you seek the timeless charm of the Mediterranean, or the untamed beauty of the Canary Islands, Essential sailing invites you to embark on a journey where each wave whispers tales of discovery and each harbour beckons with the promise of a unique adventure.

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Boutique Crewed Sailing

  • World Class Destinations - 20 curated trips covering some 2500 miles of word class cruising as recommended by top yachtsmen, writers and journalists.
  • Boutique Experience - personalised attention, smaller group sizes and an exclusive atmosphere to relax and enjoy the serenity of the open sea.
  • Crewed Sailing - a professional and experienced crew without having to worry about navigation, food, cooking or other aspects of sailing.

Culture & Cuisine

  • Cultural Immersion - dedication not only to beautiful destinations, but also in local culture, with sight seeing visits to local landmarks and historical sites.
  • Cuisine Excellence - a hostess to ensure exceptional onboard cuisine, featuring local specialities, and access to the best local restaurants.
  • Unique Itineraries - carefully curated itineraries to include hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path places that you may not discover on your own.

Personalised Service

  • Customisation - taking care of logistics, tailored experiences to personalise individual preferences and interests.
  • Full-Service Options - introductory, hosted and all-inclusive packages to include meals, transfers and arrangements to ensure a hassle-free experience.
  • Expert Knowledge and Confidence - benefit from the Founder's expertise and insights to have confidence of making the most of your visit.

What Our Guests Say

  • “Thank you so much for a memorable introduction to sailing. It has exceeded our expectations. Your professionalism, skill and generosity have been a joy.”
    David & Michelle

  • “Essentially lovely – the only way to see the Italian Riviera! Great sailing locations, swimming spots, generous hospitality and amazing food.”
    Rosemary, Andrew & Joshua

  • “Outstanding holiday! Ticked all the boxes – sailing, food and memorable places…Thank you so much for treating us like family – our four children had a ball, and our every request was catered for, we are sad to leave.”
    Michelle & Nicole, Katherine & Christian

  • “Thank you for giving us such a wonderful week – taking us to such beautiful places. Your professionalism and patience knows no bounds- nothing has been too much trouble.”
    Charlotte, Peter, Jack & Tom

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