Seafarer Sailing Holidays: Flotilla Holidays, Beach Clubs & Bareboat Yacht Charters
A flotilla holiday is traditionally seen as a self sail holiday for those with experience and a sailing qualification, but it does’t have to be that way. Seafarer offers the option to hire a  professional skipper not only with bareboat charters but also on a flotilla holiday.
So if you lack the experience or qualifications to skipper a yacht yourself, but like the social aspect of a flotilla, often particularly the case for families, or couples who like the idea of some company, then booking a skipper for your flotilla yacht can be the answer.
Even experienced skippers sometimes appreciate another capable pair of hands on board to share the ‘burden’, particularly when chartering a larger yacht or catamaran, especially when the rest of your crew are inexperienced.
For complete beginners, sailing with a professional skipper on flotilla can be a good introduction to sailing, and this  not just from the technical point of view, since many would agree that you capture something of the friendly sociable atmosphere of being a member of a sailing club back home when  on a flotilla holiday.
Our Selection
Greece
Spain
Turkey
Croatia
France
  • La ciotat, Seafarer flotilla
    NEW FLOTILLA FOR 2017

    French Riviera Flotilla

    20th May - 30th September 2017
    Experience level - 2
    Saturday departures
    Flights & transfers from £195
    Ideal for couples & friends
    Prices per yacht for 7 nights
    £1579From £1421
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  • lefkas flotilla

    Lefkas Flotilla

    14th April - 15th October 2017
    Experience level - 1
    Combine with Nikiana beach club
    Flights & Transfers from £279
    Ideal for families
    Prices per yacht for 7 nights
    £1098From £988
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  • Kefalonia Flotilla Holiday

    Kefalonia Flotilla

    21st May - 24th September
    Experience level - 1-2
    Sunday departures
    Flights & Transfers from £295
    Great choice of routes
    Prices per yacht for 7 nights
    £1269From £1142
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  • Dalmatian Islands Flotila

    13th May - 30th September 2017
    Experience level - 2
    Saturday departures
    Flights and transfers From £325
    Island and mainland stops
    Prices per yacht for 7 nights
    £1399From £1259
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  • Dubrovnik old town
    NEW MONTENEGRO ROUTE FOR 2017

    Dubrovnik ‎ & Montenegro Flotilla

    13th May - 23rd September 2017
    Experience level - 2
    Saturday departures
    Flights and transfers from £325
    Visit world famous Dubrovnik
    Prices per yacht for 7 nights
    £1579From £1421
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  • Mallorca Flotilla

    20th May - 21st October 2017
    Experience level - 2
    Saturday departures
    Flights and transfers from £195
    Great for couples & friends
    Prices per yacht for 7 nights
    £1698From £1528
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  • Sporades Flotilla Holiday

    Sporades Flotilla

    19th May - 22nd September 2017
    Experience level - 2-3
    Friday departures
    Flights & transfers from £375
    Ideal for explorers
    Prices per yacht for 7 nights
    £1689From £1520
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  • Flotilla Holidays, Beach Clubs & Bareboat Yacht Charters

    Saronic Flotilla

    29th April to 21st October 2017
    Experience level - 1-2
    Saturday departures
    Flights & transfers from £295
    Short sailing distances
    Prices per yacht for 7 nights
    £1287From £1136
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  • Turkish Flotilla Holiday

    Turkey Flotilla

    13th May to 14th October 2017
    Experience level - 2
    Saturday departures
    Flights & transfers from £299
    A beautiful coastline to explore
    Prices per yacht for 7 nights
    £1045From £941
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  • dodecanese flotilla

    Dodecanese Flotilla

    13th May - 21st October 2017
    Experience level - 2
    Saturday departures
    Flights and Transfers From £275
    An area rich in history & culture
    Prices per yacht for 7 nights
    £1579From £1421
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More importantly perhaps for beginners, is that it can be the perfect  opportunity to learn and gain a qualification whilst on holiday.  Learning to sail in the clement waters of the Mediterranean can be so much more inviting than a windswept and rainy North Sea or English Channel.  With some preparation before departure, the ICC (International Certificate of Competence) could well be within reach. Alternatively you could go for the  RYA Competent Crew certificate, or possibly progress to RYA Day Skipper. A tuitional skipper can teach up to 5 crew members of varying ability and experience successfully. This option is available at one of our two overseas RYA training centres, in Lefkas,  Greece, linked to our Ionian flotilla, and in Zaton, Croatia, linked to our Mid Dalmatia flotilla.
So If you think that hiring a professional skipper or instructor for your flotilla holiday could suit your situation, do  give us a call (0208 324 3118 ) to discuss your requirements and get some advice.