Yacht charter Italy

1013 Boats to rent in Italy

The slow pace of Italy makes a yacht charter the best way to explore this jewel of the Mediterranean. Think of peaceful strolls through the charming hills of Tuscany, sipping wine in the cobbled streets of Portofino, and true culinary splendor everywhere you go… Home to diverse and breathtaking landscapes, astonishing ancient ruins, and a wondrous wealth of art; Italy is a fusion of vibrant colours and flamboyant flavours! With over 7,500km of coastline, there is more than enough choice, so rent a boat from one of our many bases serving the Adriatic, Tyrrhenian, Ionian and Mediterranean seas and set sail for a memorable trip.

  1. Nautitech 435 - Nautitech (2005)Cagliari
    Capacity 8
    Cabins 4 cab
    Berths 8
    Engine 2x30hp
    Draught ---
    Size 43ft
    with skipper / crew
    from4 000 €*from 15/09 to 22/09View details
  2. Oceanis 43 - Beneteau (2008)La Maddalena
    Capacity 10
    Cabins 4 cab
    Berths 8+2
    Engine 1x54hp
    Draught 2.00m
    Size 43ft
    from1 850 €*from 28/04 to 05/05View details
  3. Sun Odyssey 36i - Jeanneau (2009)Cannigione
    Capacity 8
    Cabins 3 cab
    Berths 6+2
    Engine 1x35hp
    Draught 1.94m
    Size 35ft
    from1 500 €*from 24/03 to 31/03View details
  4. Hanse 400 - Hanse (2009)Fezzano
    Capacity 8
    Cabins 3 cab
    Berths 8
    Engine 1x40hp
    Draught 1.98m
    Size 40ft
    from1 700 €*from 23/02 to 02/03View details
    online booking
  5. Bavaria 31 Cruiser - Bavaria (2005)Lake Garda
    Capacity 8
    Cabins 2 cab
    Berths 6
    Engine 1x17hp
    Draught 1.87m
    Size 32ft
    from1 000 €*from 24/03 to 31/03View details
  6. Sealine C39 - Sealine (2005)Cannigione
    Capacity 6
    Cabins 2 cab
    Berths 4+2
    Engine 2x300hp
    Draught 1.04m
    Size 39ft
    from3 900 €*from 24/03 to 31/03View details
  7. Bavaria 46 Cruiser - Bavaria (2006)Fezzano
    Capacity 9
    Cabins 4 cab
    Berths 9+1
    Engine 1x75hp
    Draught 1.85m
    Size 47ft
    from1 900 €*from 23/02 to 02/03View details
    online booking
  8. Bavaria 50 Cruiser - Bavaria (2005)Fezzano
    Capacity 12
    Cabins 5 cab
    Berths 12
    Engine 1x75hp
    Draught 1.85m
    Size 49ft
    from2 100 €*from 23/02 to 02/03View details
    online booking
    • -5 %
    Oceanis 37 - Beneteau (2008)Portorosa
    Capacity 8
    Cabins 3 cab
    Berths 6+2
    Engine 1x30hp
    Draught 1.90m
    Size 36ft
    from 1 400 €1 330 €*from 24/03 to 31/03View details
    • -10 %
    Sun Odyssey 32 - Jeanneau (2002)Genoa
    Capacity 6
    Cabins 2 cab
    Berths 6
    Engine 1x20hp
    Draught 1.40m
    Size 31ft
    from 600 €540 €*from 30/03 to 02/04View details
Indicative price excluding any discounts and options

Three Reasons to Charter a Yacht in Italy

1. Navigation for Everyone

Italy is no stranger to sailors; the novices and the experienced can all find something to suit them! There is a large choice of marinas and harbours for safe mooring, and whether your yacht charter is with or without a skipper, the optimum sailing season is between May – October. Conditions vary according to location, although the summer months are generally calmer, with dry, sunny weather and milder winds.

2. World Heritage Hotspot

As the country with the most UNESCO world heritage sites in the world, Italy is an archaeological haven. Charter your yacht from Rome and explore historical treasures such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon and the Roman Forum, or wander the streets of Pompeii and see the ghostly ruins of a town destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD. Italy is a history-lover’s dream, and even those less enthusiastic will be amazed by many of the sights the country has on offer, so make sure you dedicate even just a day to exploring the magnificent ruins, because a yacht charter is about more than just sailing, discover the charm of Italy!

3. Mouth-Watering Cuisine

With a cuisine so famous, it need not be reminded that Italy is the motherland of world-favourites of pizza and pasta, so your charter holiday here is sure to be seasoned with many a delicious dish. But don’t miss out on trying new Italian specialties just because you’re familiar with the famous ones… explore the Palermo food market if you’re cruising past Sicily, and sample the, locally grown produce. Or if you charter from Tuscany, try ‘Ribollita’; a soup brimming with a fusion of fresh vegetables, or the locally grown truffles, one of the world’s most coveted, expensive foods – not to be missed! And then of course, savour the sweet flavours of a Lasagne, the way it should be made.

Seductive Sardinia

Sardinia is our most popular yacht charter base in Italy and you’ll see why… with translucent, glittering waters and impossibly white beaches fringed by lush forests of emerald pine, it really is a slice of paradise. There are marinas where you can rent a boat or moor your yacht for the night dotted all over the island, so there really is no excuse not to find yourself lost on this magical island! Sardinia also has its own culinary character, with its very own variation on all the basic foods such as pasta, bread and dolci, even with two of their own locally produced wines that are definitely worth a try: Vermentino white and Cannonau Red. The island has endless appeal; with beaches like Spiaggia della Pelosa, world heritage sites like Nuraghe Su Nuraxi, and national parks such as Parco Nazionale dell'Asinara, there is a mesmerizing diversity of culture and scenery to make it the perfect destination for a charter to suit everyone on board!

Brilliant Beaches

Italy is home to an abundance of beaches, diverse and unique, but all with one thing in common: they are all stunningly beautiful! Renting a boat on the Mediterranean is without a doubt the optimum way to explore these little patches of heaven. If you charter from Calabria (the tip of the boot), venture into Tropea, and pay a visit to Marasusa Beach; a strip of powdery white sand sheltered by towering cliffs above, looking out onto a sea of turquoise ripples… although a spot which can get busy in peak season, you could sail by in early evening when the crowds will have become more sparse and you can enjoy the more tranquil beauty of the beach. If you’re navigating off the west coast, head to Ponza: a tiny island home to Chiaia di Luna beach. This beach is a breathtaking natural formation of 328ft volcanic rock towering over a narrow crescent of silky white sand and rich sapphire waters… it has to be seen to be believed! Or if you’re sailing around the Maddalena islands, take a trip to the Cala Granara beach on Spargi, where palm-fringed, white sand beaches and sparkling shallow waters make it feel more like an island out of the Caribbean. This is also a popular spot for snorkeling, so make sure you pack your gear on board (note: it may be included in your yacht charter price) and go and explore life both above and beneath the glistening waves.

Getting There

There are many international airports located all over Italy, so flying into a spot near your yacht charter base will be easy!

  • Rome: Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport is located in Fiumicino, 35km west of the historic centre of Italy’s capital.
  • Sicily: Falcone-Borsellino Airport is located in Punta Raisi, 35km northwest of the city of Palermo, on the island of Sicily.
  • Sardinia: Cagliari Airport is located 7km northwest of the city of Cagliari on Sardinia.
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