Sailboat Charter in Corsica

  1. Oceanis 43 - Beneteau (2008)Bonifacio
    Capacity 10
    Cabins 4 cab
    Berths 6+1
    Engine 1x54hp
    Draught 2.00m
    Size 43ft
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    from1 850 €*from 23/02 to 02/03View details
  2. Sun Odyssey 379 - Jeanneau (2012)Ajaccio
    Capacity 8
    Cabins 3 cab
    Berths 6+2
    Engine 1x30hp
    Draught ---
    Size 37ft
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    from1 500 €*from 29/12 to 05/01View details
  3. Mr Fip's (2000)Ajaccio
    Capacity 13
    Cabins 4 cab
    Berths 7+1
    Engine 1x85hp
    Draught ---
    Size 56ft
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    with skipper / crew
    from5 500 €*from 23/03 to 30/03View details
  4. Smart Spirit (2004)Ajaccio
    Capacity 12
    Cabins 3 cab
    Berths 6+2
    Engine 2x220hp
    Draught 3.00m
    Size 94ft
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    with skipper / crew
    from15 000 €*from 30/03 to 06/04View details
  5. Jeanneau 53 - Jeanneau (2010)Bastia
    Capacity 12
    Cabins 5 cab
    Berths 8+2
    Engine 1x110hp
    Draught 1.80m
    Size 53ft
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    from3 750 €*from 05/01 to 12/01View details
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    Sun Odyssey 36i - Jeanneau (2008)Ajaccio
    Capacity 8
    Cabins 3 cab
    Berths 8
    Engine 1x29hp
    Draught 1.47m
    Size 35ft
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    from 1 300 €1 235 €*from 27/04 to 04/05View details
    online booking
  6. Sun Odyssey 33i - Jeanneau (2012)Ajaccio
    Capacity 6
    Cabins 2 cab
    Berths 4+2
    Engine 1x21hp
    Draught 1.95m
    Size 33ft
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    from1 200 €*from 20/10 to 27/10View details
  7. Oceanis 50 Family - Beneteau (2010)Ajaccio
    Capacity 13
    Cabins 5 cab
    Berths 10+3
    Engine 1x110hp
    Draught 2.00m
    Size 51ft
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    from2 150 €*from 15/12 to 22/12View details
    • -15 %
    Dufour 382 Grand Large - Dufour (2016)Propriano
    Capacity 8
    Cabins 3 cab
    Berths 6+2
    Engine 1x40hp
    Draught 1.90m
    Size 37ft
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    from 1 190 €1 012 €*from 24/11 to 01/12View details
  8. Sun Odyssey 36i - Jeanneau (2008)Ajaccio
    Capacity 6
    Cabins 2 cab
    Berths 4+2
    Engine 1x30hp
    Draught 1.90m
    Size 36ft
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    from1 400 €*from 20/10 to 27/10View details
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The Island of Beauty’s Sailing Conditions

The island of beauty experiences a Mediterranean climate with up to 300 days of sunshine per year.
It is hot and dry in summer with air temperatures reaching up to 36°C and water temperatures up to 25°C. Spring and autumn are ideal times for a sailboat charter in Corsica as temperatures are pleasant, the landscape is still lush, and the ports are less crowded. Winter months tend to be rainy, yet temperatures remain relatively mild.

In the North, winds vary and blow from different directions. The prevailing wind in the summer is a light northwesterly breeze that comes up late morning and dies in the evening. Caution around the Cap Corse, wind can strengthen and become increasingly dangerous. The southern region has different weather systems between the east and west coasts. The west coast is more exposed and therefore windier. The prevailing wind is a westerly thermal breeze blowing at force of 3 to 5 on the Beaufort scale. On the east coast, the landscapes soften the westerly winds. In the Strait of Bonifacio, conditions are specific with winds sometimes blowing in opposite directions and strongly, due to the bottleneck effect. In this area, you will find many places to take shelter.

Sail North on your boat rental in Corsica

The northern region is bathed by the Tyrrhenian Sea to the east and by the Mediterranean Sea to the west. The Gulf of Porto, which is listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site, is a part of the Regional National Park.
A little further north, you will find the Gulf of Girolata, which is more sheltered. After the northern tip, navigate your sailboat charter to the Scandola Nature Reserve and marvel at the beauty of this magical and wild place. Less than 20 nautical miles away to the north, you will get to Calvi and its port, which is highly appreciated by boaters for the beauty of the walls of the old city and for its proximity to l’Île-Rousse. This wild coastline is a sailing paradise. However, in the event of strong swell, we advise you to take shelter in the charming port of Saint-Florent, which is also an ideal starting point to round the Cap Corse.

Few harbors are easily accessible around the Cap Corse and it is advised not to navigate too close to the reef. However, you will be able to take shelter in the fishing harbor of Centuri or in the Macinaggio harbor if needed. After passing the Cap on your sailboat charter in Corsica, the west coast is very welcoming with the bay of Maccinaggio, which makes for a pleasant stopover. From this side of the island, it is very easy to sail to the Tuscan archipelago to discover idyllic islands such as the island of Elba.

Towns To Explore

• Calvi — Situated on the northwest coast, Calvi is a popular holiday destination with a port that is easily accessible by mainland France. Visit the old town, modern marina, or explore the ancient Citadel.
• Corte — travel inland to discover this scenic town settled in the mountains. For the adventurous sailors, take a day to explore the spectacular scenery Corsica has to offer by going on a hike. Want to see some notable sites? Visit the histrionic citadel perched on top of rocks. Corte is home to the island’s university, as a result you will find a lively nightlife here with many students living in the area.
• Saint-Florent — travel to the north west coast on your sailboat charter and anchor at this gem town. Once a fishing port you’ll experience a more relaxed time here. Quaint restaurants and beautiful harbor.
• Porto Vecchio— Home to an attractive marina, sailors will easily find anchorage here. Spend the day relaxing on one of the many pristine beaches.

Getting to your sailboat

Come by land or sea! With 4 airports and a vast number of ports accommodating ferries, it is easy to find your way to your sailboat charter in Corsica! A ferry from Toulon or Nice will take you about roughly 6 hours, while getting from the Italian island of Sardinia will only take a bare hour to reach Bonifacio.

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