To experience Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands, charter with the company that has received the highest rating* in the world by your fellow sailors. Yachting Vacations emphasizes personalized cruising and offers the finest yachts for the discriminating charter.
Yachting Vacations is the premier ASA sailing school and sailboat charter compoany in southwest Florida. We are located at Burnt Store Marina in Punta Gorda, FL, between Ft. Myers and Venice.
Book a one week charter between August 1, 2009, and October 31 and get a 10% discount. Call us at 800-447-0080 for some attractive last minute deals! Check our blog at www.yachtingvacations.blogspot.com for latest news and deals.
Our fleet of Island Packet, Etap, Hunter, Catalina and Custom Catamarans are the finest in the industry. All are fully equipped for your yachting vacation comfort and are maintained, well... showroom perfect!
Please note that we do not allow night sailing and that substantial experience, a qualified crew, and a ten (10) day minimum charter is required to sail to the Keys. All charters are subject to approved resumes and restrictions in sailing area.
Florida’s southwest coast offers some of the finest cruising grounds in the world. The readers of both Cruising World and SAIL magazines voted this area the Best Cruising grounds in the United States. Set sail from our base at Burnt Store Marina, the largest private marina in Southwest Florida on Charlotte Harbor, and dolphins will dance in your wake as you head for tropical islands hideaways. Enjoy cruising 200 square miles of protected waters in Charlotte Harbor, the Gulf of Mexico, Longboat Key, Sarasota, Venice, Boca Grande, Cayo Costa, Useppa, Cabbage Key, Captiva, Sanibel, Ft. Myers Beach, Naples, Marco Island, and the Ten Thousand Islands area. Stop at an island resort, dinghy ashore to a deserted beach, or slip quietly into a secluded anchorage just before sundown. Explore white sandy beaches, search for shells and sand dollars or find yourselves tucked away in picture perfect anchorages, area marinas, or renowned resorts. For lunch or dinner, light up your yacht’s grill or enjoy the area’s finest restaurants!