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5 reasons to book a yacht charter in Cornwall

If you’re thinking about visiting Cornwall, what better way to experience this wonderful county than to charter a yacht to cruise the Cornish waters?

You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do and see – here’s our top 5 reasons to book a yacht charter in Cornwall

1. Book a yacht charter in Cornwall to discover charming harbours

Cornwall is known for its abundance of picturesque harbours that stretch the coastline, from the more well known harbour towns of Falmouth and Penzance to the lesser known smaller ones such as Porthleven. Explore the breathtaking scenery and magnificent coast by charter and stop off to experience all the pretty harbour villages. 

Mousehole is a small fishing port with so much charm and character, it’s the perfect Cornish destination to visit by sea. Or why not visit Fowey with its host of lovely restaurants, shops and galleries surrounding the harbour and estuary. The very best way to appreciate the beautiful views of these harbours is by boat.                                                                                                                                                                                 

2. Book a yacht charter in Cornwall to explore its maritime history

Cornwall’s rugged coastline, caves, rocks and wrecks make it a place full of history. Discover the beautiful Helford by charter and visit the magical Frenchman’s Creek made famous by Daphne du Maurier and her novels. Stop at the beautiful Trebah Gardens and Durgan village and absorb all the mystery that lies in this untouched place. 

3. Charter a yacht in Cornwall to find the finest local cuisine

When it comes to fresh local seafood Cornwall is the place to visit. If you book a boat charter in Cornwall you’ll have endless amounts of culinary choices to choose from. Falmouth is where our yacht charters are based and you’ll find a wide range of seafood restaurants to try, such as ‘Hooked on the Rocks’ at Swanpool beach in Falmouth where you can experience all the local seafood including Cornish Lobster. 

Or you could visit ‘The Cove’ at Maenporth beach near Mawnan Smith, where you can sample the finest of seasonal local Cornish produce. Take a charter across to St.Mawes and experience the highly rated cuisine at ‘The Idle Rocks Restaurant’ – why not take a front row seat at their blissful waters-edge dining spot and explore this much-loved Cornish seaside village at the same time.

4. Cornish yacht charters + watersports = a brilliant combination!

When you book a yacht charter in Cornwall you can not only enjoy your time on the water, but in the water as well! There’s so many fun water sports to try out, from snorkelling in some of the clearest waters in the UK to paddleboarding off the yacht to explore little coves, and of course, the sport Cornwall is famous for – surfing! If you would like to try some activities during your charter, our team of skippers will be happy to help you arrange this.

5. Book a yacht charter in Cornwall to escape the crowds on the beaches

Cornwall has some of the best beaches in the UK – the beauty of a yacht charter in Cornwall means you can visit hidden and hard to reach coves where you can escape the crowds. On the south coast you’ll find an abundance of beautiful beaches. Some of our favourites include Pendower Beach, a south-facing sandy stretch on the Roseland peninsula with the South West coast path running behind it, Polkerris beach, a beautifully sheltered bay in a tiny hamlet, and the picturesque Vault Beach, part of the St Austell Riviera, near the charming fishing village of Mevagissey.

If you’d like to find out more and book a yacht charter in Cornwall this year, please call us on 07495 612 421 or complete our contact form and we’ll call you back.

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