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Sailing holiday ideas in Cornwall for 2022

We’ve got a new year ahead of us, so it’s the perfect time to start thinking about holiday ideas in 2022. Why not try a Cornish holiday with a difference this year and set sail around the coastline on your own charter yacht?

Cornwall holiday ideas with a difference

Cornwall is a wonderful holiday destination which attracts visitors from around the world each year. The Cornish coastline has a rich history – tales of pirates, trade and smuggling combined with the breathtaking cliffs, hidden coves, golden sandy beaches and quaint harbours. Booking a Cornish sailing holiday is the best way to enjoy the stunning Cornish coast and take in the scenery, away from the hustle and bustle of the crowds. 

There’s so many sailing opportunities in Cornwall and Bowman Yacht Charters offer a sailing holiday suitable for everyone. It’s an easy and straightforward process to book a yacht charter in Cornwall, with the choice of a bareboat charter or skippered charter depending on your sailing experience, or what type of sailing holiday you’re looking for.

Cornwall sailing holidays for couples

Tour the stunning coastline as a couple on one of our yachts and you’ll explore some of the most incredible Cornish locations together, making memories you’ll treasure! A sailing holiday is a great idea for a couples break – why not set sail from Falmouth and head down to the stunning, secluded Helford for the night… you might even be lucky enough to have some dolphins for company!

This stunning location is a really peaceful, romantic holiday spot – we can help you escape the crowds by dropping anchor at a secluded cove so you can relax, swim and enjoy your time together. Finish your day anchoring up and enjoying a candle lit dinner for two at the charming waterside pub The Ferryboat Inn. 

One of the most beautiful parts of chartering a yacht are the still evenings, where peaceful rivers are a star-gazer’s heaven. Lie back on the gently rocking deck, away from any light pollution and look up at the star-studded sky together. You’ll be swept away by the romance of Cornwall and the joy of escaping our busy modern lives. 

There’s so many sailing holiday ideas for couples in Cornwall – from a weekend break to a longer stay. Speak to our experienced team who can help you plan your holiday in Cornwall in 2022.

Cornwall charter holidays for families

Book a family yacht charter holiday in Cornwall this year and you won’t be disappointed. A popular family sailing idea is to head up to Fowey and getting a chance to explore this beautiful waterside town. Why not explore some of Poldark’s filming locations, or take a trip to picturesque harbours like Charlestown to learn more about Cornish history, myths and legends.

Step ashore and enjoy a pasty lunch and some delicious Cornish ice cream in a vibrant Cornish summer seaside town like Falmouth. There’s endless amounts of sailing holiday options for families in Cornwall, plus we’re only a short hop from the gorgeous Isles of Scilly too.

Best sailing holiday destinations in the South West

A sailing holiday itinerary is always subject to change with wind and tides, but the South West coast offers such an abundance of options, that you’ll never be short of sailing destinations. Here at Bowman Yacht Charter you can choose to explore so much of the South West from our base in Falmouth. Away from the crowds you’ll be able to go off the beaten track, escape the crowds and head to beaches only accessible by water where you won’t be able to resist a dip in the crystal-clear waters. Looking for a bigger adventure? Sailing from Cornwall to the Isles of Scilly is a popular charter for many of our guests.

The Isles of Scilly offers the most breath-taking scenery and there’s something special about being able to explore the different islands as you choose. The beaches have clear blue waters and golden sand, while ashore you have a wonderful selection of traditional waterside pubs and restaurants to try. This is the ultimate South West sailing experience!

What’s included in a sailing holiday?

Our yacht charters are designed to cater for everyone, regardless of experience or ability. We offer two types of yacht charter in Cornwall – bareboat charters and skippered chartersIf you’re an experienced, qualified sailor you’re welcome to charter one of our yachts so you’re free to set your own course whether it be a solo voyage, family holiday or group getaway. 

Alternatively opt for a skippered charter, who will take care of all the sailing and navigation for you. You get to relax with family and friends while one of our experienced skippers takes care of all the sailing, navigation and any other details. If you’re keen to get more hands on, that’s fine too – your skipper will get you involved as much or as little as you like.

The safety of our crew and guests is always our priority. We make regular checks on all our yachts and equipment to ensure they meet our strict standards and UK regulations. All safety equipment, lifejackets and harnesses are included as standard. 

If you book a skippered charter, soft drinks and snacks while onboard are provided. Any meals or tours ashore are not included, as well as moorings and fuel costs, so please make provision for these. You are welcome to bring your own alcohol and there’s a small selection available onboard. You are able to hire the boats oilskins and boots or bring your own and if you’re arriving by car, we can help you with parking options or there’s a train station in the centre of town, with easy transfers from Truro. 

We advise taking out personal travel insurance, however we do have insurance in place against accidents and third party liability for the yacht and its equipment. You can find out more about this in our full terms and conditions

So if you’re looking for holiday ideas in 2022, beautiful scenery, a relaxing pace of life and excellent local cuisine are waiting for you on a Cornish sailing holiday. Reserve your dates on our Book a Yacht Charter page.


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