Southwest Yachting Charters

All the boats within our fleet are available for skippered charter. If you’re looking to sail further afield we offer skippered cruising and mile building trips to the West Country, France and the Channel Islands.

For those with suitable sailing qualifications and experience, White Oryx IV is available for bareboat charter. We also offer a bareboat charter booking service for the Mediterranean, where we have access to over 300 yachts of all sizes. For further details of this service or a competitive quotation please contact us, quoting the size of boat, number of berths, and dates required.

We also specialise in running sailing holidays to the Mediterranean, Adriatic and the Caribbean. In addition we also compete in a number of key sailing regattas and races. For the latest dates on 2019 trips, holidays, races and regattas please consult our sailing programme. To check for late availability bargains or special offers on these and any other activities, please click here.

Uk Charters

Tailored to meet your needs whether beginner or seasoned sailor.
Cruise the Solent, calling at Hamble, Beaulieu, Portsmouth, Cowes, Lymington or Yarmouth.
Cross the Channel to Normandy, Brittany or the Channel Islands.
Westcountry Cruises our speciality.
Skippered or Bareboat.

Mediterranean Charters

Activity Holidays are our preferred partners in Greece, offering Skippered, Bareboat and Flotilla holidays. For further information visit activityholidaysgreece.com

Caribbean Charters

The BVI Spring Regatta is the one Caribbean Regatta that has something for everyone
Spring 2019
The Regatta & Sailing Festival takes you throughout the beautiful British Virgin Islands
BVI Spring Regatta – Spring 2019 Tortola
Back to the Caribbean, this time to the British Virgin Islands. The Island’s have a welcoming climate all year round, a steady wind, neither too strong nor too light, magical beaches and anchorages behind every cape. This two week trip includes four days of exciting racing in the BVI Spring Regatta aboard a Beneteau Oceanis 510. The rest of the time, just relax, take in the atmosphere and try a bit of Scuba Diving, swimming or party, party, party!!!
Nine berths are available and should be booked early to avoid disappointment. Call us now or enquire through the web site.
Date: Spring 2019 to be confirmed
Cost includes the following:
Return flights to the BVI’s via Antigua.
Berth aboard a luxurious Oceanis 510
Hotel accommodation in Tortola for the first night
BVI Cruising Tax
Race fees
Crew shirt
Basic provisions for breakfast and lunch
Return transfers from the airport to the marina.

Racing Programme

Round the Island Race: Saturday 29th June 2019
Cowes Week: Saturday 10th August to Saturday 17th August 2019
Round the Island Race 2019
The Round the Island Race is set to be a great event with up to 2000 yachts competing to sail around the Isle of Wight. This is the largest racing fleet in the world, so why not join in what will be the spectacle of the year.
Saturday 29th June 2019
Price includes the following:
Practice sail on Friday 28th July. Breakfast and Lunch on board (Friday & Saturday). Race Entry Fee. Race Insurance. Crew Shirt.

Antigua Race Week 2019

Preparations are now under way for next year’s trip to the Caribbean.
Antigua is the destination, and Antigua sailing week is the event. For those of you who have not been before, Antigua sailing week can be described as ‘sun, fun and lots of rum’!! Oh, and a week of very exciting racing!
Southwest Yachting will be based at Nelsons Dockyard in English Harbour, right in the middle of all the festivities. Our yacht will be a beautiful Beneteau 51. Nine berths are available and should be booked early to avoid disappointment. Call us now or enquire through the web site.
Date: 2019 to be confirmed
Cost includes the following:
Return flights to Antigua.
Berth aboard an Oceanis 51
Race entry/measurement fees.
Breakfast and lunch (Evening meals are taken ashore).
Transfers to and from Antigua airport.
Crew Shirt.

Fastnet Race – Race Start 2019

Described by many as one of the toughest yacht races in the world. 730 miles of the most fantastic racing – are you up for it? Join our Fastnet campaign in 2019. The campaign consists of two training weekends, two qualification races and then the Fastnet – 25 days of exhilarating sailing!!!
Call us now for a chat about what is involved or enquire through the web page.
1. Nine berths are available and should be booked early to avoid disappointment. Call us now or enquire through the web site.
Date: 2019 to be confirmed