Germany Yacht Charter

Germany is perhaps better known for its superior luxury yacht building industry than for its superyacht charter industry. It is true that Germany produces some of the largest and best quality private luxury yachts in the world. However, in the last few years there has been an increase in interest form luxury yacht charterers about cursing the Baltic, Germany and Scandinavia.  In this page we highlight some of the Germany yacht charter areas and some of the main attractions to see when on a German yacht charter holiday.

Here are some Key Yachting Areas You May Encounter on a German Yacht Charter:

Heiligenhafen, Germany is a yacht charter location in the Baltic Sea is located in Schleswig-Holstein. It has effervescent festivals, sunny climate, diverse outdoor activities, historical landmarks and amazing dining experience. The port city of Heiligenhafen boasts of a diverse selection of attractions and exciting outdoor activities, most of which are water-based. It lies in close proximity to Sweden’s border and just off the southwestern side of the island of Fehmarn. Owing to its location in the southern section of the Baltic Sea, Heiligenhafen enjoys a relatively mild weather during the most parts of the year....more on Heiligenhafen, Germany yachting.

The idyllic town of Breege is easily the most popular and important holiday destination in Rugen, which is the biggest island in all of Germany. Seasoned sailors and other yacht charter enthusiast regularly visit Breege to explore and discover the numerous inlets and coves in its surrounding waters, including the ones within the Grosser Jasmunder Bodden. Breege is the ideal destination for sailors and yachting enthusiasts who want to explore and enjoy a wide range of sailing possibilities in the region, where freshwater combines with the saltwater of the Baltic Sea....more about Breege.

Flensburg lies on the northern part of Germany and straddles the border with Denmark. Its modern and bustling marina boasts of the best mooring conditions in the region, making it an ideal destination for tourists who are exploring popular attractions and resorts on board superyachts and luxury yachts. One of the major strength of its port facility is that it is just a short distance from the town’s central district...more about Flensburg.

Aside from being an important maritime center, Kiel, which is situated in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, is also a popular yacht charter destination in northern Germany. This thriving port city is about 90 kilometres off from the northern section of Harmburg and is set on the southeastern portion of the Cimbrian peninsula along the southwestern end of the Baltic Sea. Kiel is renowned for the large number of sailing regattas that are being held here annually and this include the highly popular Kiel Week Festival, considered as one of the biggest sailing competition worldwide. Suffice it to say, Kiel is an important superyacht charter destination and likely to be included in a itinerary in a holiday in the Baltic....more about Keil.

One of the main attractions of Laboe, Germany is its therapeutic baths, which draws a significant number of spa visitors, especially during the months of summer. Laboe is also famous for its navy monument and a submarine which is one of the first things that can be seen when one arrives at Laboe.

Fehmarn, which lies in the region of Ostholstein in the northern part of Germany, is the country’s 4th largest island. Fehmarn is linked to mainland Germany by the Fehmarn Bridge, which by itself is already an important attraction for most tourists and yachting enthusiasts that come and visit to this town each year. In fact, this impressive infrastructure is one of the most popular engineering feats of Germany....more about Fehmarn.

Germany Yacht Charter

Being the largest economic centre and the second nation in Europe with the highest population, Germany is logically one of the favourite tourist destinations of yacht charter enthusiasts.

This popular yacht charter destination is located in the central part of the European continent and is considered as one of the important centres for political, cultural and economic affairs in Europe. Germany is known in yacht charter circles as one of those few tourist destinations in Europe that is environment-friendly and advocates sustainable development as well as other best practices for the protection of the environment such as adoption of low emission standards, recycling and biodiversity.

Yacht Charter Holiday in Germany

With its coastal waters and numerous lakes, Germany offers a lot of yacht charter possibilities, and it is the ideal destination for seasoned sailors who know how to move around important destinations on board charter yachts and want to explore what the open seas have to offer. In fact, Germany is one tourist centre that can be considered a sailor’s dream holiday destination. Important yacht charter tourist spots include the Mecklenburg Lake, Kiel Bay and Fehmarn Island.

The shores of Northern Germany hug the waters of the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, and these two are connected with each other by the Kiel Canal. This waterway traverses the full expanse of the Jutland peninsula. The northern regions of Germany offers the best sailing opportunities for yachting enthusiasts and tourists who are exploring popular attractions and important destinations in the region onboard charter yachts. Mainstream tourists and seasoned sailors frequent this part of Germany because of its warm climate and pristine beaches.

Traditional beach destinations include Heiligendamm, which holds the distinction of being Germany’s first beach resort. It was established by a Mecklenburg duke during the early part of the 18th century. Germany’s coastline, rivers and lakes give sailors with a diverse set of sailing options, and because of the ideal conditions that prevail in Germany, yacht charter aficionados will be able explore and experience the splendor and charm of this popular tourist destination from a completely different perspective.

Popular Attractions and Important Destinations in Germany

Germany boasts of a storied past, rich cultural heritage and natural treasures. This is the reason why a significant number of tourists spend their holiday within its territory each year. While Germany is a typical continental tourist centre, it still got a lot of things to offer that will surprise even the most seasoned sailors. Ideal yachting areas include the rivers of Elbe, Neckar, Danube, Mosel, Main and Rhein. Yachting enthusiasts also frequent coastal regions along Meckleburg-Vorpommem, Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony.

A typical yacht charter holiday in Germany will have to include popular towns and tourist centres like Helgoland with its famed red cliffs, Bremen, which is an old harbour town, Oldenburg, Fehmarn, which is one of the largest islands in Germany, Rügen, Hamburg and Lübeck. Suffice it to say, you will definitely discover something new about Germany every time you include in your itinerary important and famous yacht charter destination within its borders.

Below is a selection of Northern Europe charter yachts - for yachts available for Germany Yacht Charter, please contact us here.

Germany Yacht News

Video of Luxury Motor Yacht Pacific
Here is a recent video of motor yacht PACIFIC in Germany by DiFooII.  
90m Mega Yacht PHOENIX 2 by Lurssen Spotted in Germany
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26m SWATH Yacht AL MAKHER Transported from Abeking & Rasmussen
SWATH Explorer yacht AL Makher has been seen transported from the German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen aboard a special transportation vessel.
25m Abeking & Rasmussen Swath Yacht ‘EXPLORER’ on Sea Trials
Video of the 25 metre SWATH yacht 'EXPLORER' launched by the German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen under sea trials.
Ultimate 80m motor yacht BV80 by Blohm+Voss
New 80m mega yacht BV80 by Blohm+Voss Yachts
The brand new 80m mega yacht BV80 was proudly presented by the prestigious German shipyard Blohm + Voss during the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show. This striking vessel has been superbly penned by the yard's in-house team, in partnership with Eidsgaard Design.
156m Mega Yacht DILBAR Returns From Sea Trials
Mega yacht DILBAR - Photo by DiFooll
DILBAR, the 156 metre giga yacht currently at the Lurssen shipyard has been spotted returning from her sea trials in the North Sea.

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