The Solent Yacht Charters

Your Guide to Yacht Charter in Solent


For the very best in Solent yacht charter cruising, the 20 miles off the coast of mainland England, is the place to be. The Solent stretches for around 20 miles and is one of the busiest stretches of water in the world. It’s also a hub for water sports like kitesurfing, surfing, jet skiing and wakeboarding. During your voyage here, set sail for the Isle of Wight and drop anchor in Cowes Harbour. Located off the south coast of England, the Isle of Wight has been a popular tourist destination for many years.

There are glorious beaches like Alum Bay Beach, Totland Bay and Bembridge Beach, fabulous shops and many outdoor activities to enjoy such as cycling, walking and horse-riding.  Top visitor attractions include a fantastic steam railway, Robin Hill Adventure Park and the Isle of Wight Zoo.  There’s also a good range of gourmet restaurants, cafes and traditional English bars on the island.

Round the Island Race

South Hampshire borders on the Solent coastline. This 20-mile stretch of water begins in Barton-on Sea then onto the New Forest, Southampton, Gosport and Portsmouth.  Priory Bay and Osborne Bay are popular places to drop anchor for superyacht charterers. There are lots of opportunities for recreation and fun here. Historical attractions can be found all along the coastline including nature reserves, activity centres and country parks like Wellington County Park and Queen Elizabeth Country Park.

The Solent is also famous for hosting the international sailing event, Cowes Week, attracting visitors from around the world. The King Henry VIII Navy Warship, the Mary Rose sank in the Solent. In 1982, the ship was raised off the seabed and is now displayed in the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Did you know that, one day every summer a cricket match is played in the middle of the Solent?  This is possible when a strong receding tide creates a temporary island on Bramble Bank. Why not plan your yacht charter vacation to see this natural phenomenon for yourself? If the weather’s right, the Solent is blessed with beautiful beaches like Hill Head Beach, Lepe Beach, Weston Hard Woolston Beach, ideal for wind surfing.

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Yachting Destinations In and Around Solent

In close proximity to Solent are a number of exciting sailing destination.

Yachts for Charter in Solent

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