Charter a Sailing Yacht to Compete in a Famous Sailing Regatta
Many like-minded sailing yacht enthusiasts like nothing better than competing against one another in a regatta. It's the ultimate sailing experience in some of the world's most popular destinations. Contact a specialist yacht regatta broker or browse our website to find the regatta events that you can charter a luxury sailing yacht complete with plenty of info regarding exciting regattas around the world, there's something to suit everyone.
It doesn't matter whether you're a seasoned yacht racer or just searching for a luxury yacht charter vacation, a regatta provides everything needed to get the adrenalin flowing. There's no doubt about it, sailing regattas have increased in popularity over the last few years. When it comes to luxury yacht charter vacations there are more options than ever before in high performance sailing superyachts. Enjoy the sense of community and atmosphere on board with the thrill of the wind under your sails during a regatta which will be determined by skill, endurance, navigation and speed.
To give you a taster, here is a short list of yachting regatta events held throughout the world:
Antigua Sailing Week – this awesome event is the biggest regatta in the Caribbean. It's a week of races where some of the biggest, fastest and most impressive sailing yachts in the world try to compete against each other. There's always a great party atmosphere for those taking part on board as well as spectators who like to join in the fun.
The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta in Sardinia - Regatta season is almost upon us and one of the key highlights, as always, will be the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta (May 30-June 3). The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda hosts the sailing event which is a must-attend for all serious sailing aficionados. The event is so popular because of the number of yachts available at this time of year in the Mediterranean but also because of the sailing conditions excellent in Sardinia. In early summer Sardinia typically produces sea and wind that couldn’t be more conducive to superyacht racing. Reliably sunny weather and strong Mediterranean breezes make this one of the best places in the world to show off what your sailing yacht can really do.
Cowes Week – held since 1826 it's the UK's longest running regatta with more than forty daily races over a period of one week. More than 100,000 spectators line the shores between southern England and the Isle of Wight to watch this fantastic spectacle.
St Barth's Bucket Regatta attracts an increasing number of superyacht participants who enjoy the spirit of the competition. St Barth's Bucket is hosted on the Caribbean Island of St Barthelemy, a hub of superyacht activity for three days of racing. There's also a sister regatta in Newport Bucket that takes place annually in Newport on Rhode Island. Why not combine a luxury yacht charter vacation with this popular regatta event?
The Sydney to Hobart offers the passion to please sailing fanatics of all ages. It's one of the well-known regatta races in sailing attracting maxi yachts from around the globe. It's a challenging race with unpredictable and grueling conditions in high winds and difficult seas where the winner takes all.
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez - Featuring a series of superb modern, Wally and classic yacht races every day makes for an action packed week of fun. The French summery weather with a constant breeze, the good humour of nearly 4,000 sailors, partners committed to supporting and preserving the spirit of Les Voiles and a unique combination of festivities and on-the-water action.
If you're interested in competing in a regatta, we can advise you on the best yacht for your needs. Let us also take care of regatta formalities such as racing charter insurance along with an experienced racing crew. If you have a passion for classic yachts and vintage regattas, look no further than the America's Cup. There are plenty of short, furious races, film crews and worldwide stars in this regatta competition.
The growing range of luxury sailing yacht regattas held around the world means that there are plenty of events to enjoy whether taking part or watching from onshore. If it's your first time competing in a regatta it's highly recommended to use the services of a professional crew. They will show you the ropes as well as the very best hands-on experience to give you an idea of what regattas are all about. Let us provide you with the information needed to compete in a regatta, an experience you'll never forget.