Our partners

Worthy causes, brilliant brands, inspiring ambassadors

Your holiday is our passion. We strive to give you a unique, unforgettable sailing holiday, every time you charter with us. Our purpose is to create holidays that delight and excite at every turn, and to deliver them in a responsible and sustainable way. Respecting the elements and environment is a key part of that. We work with a number of partners in both the non-profit and corporate sectors, dedicated to making a positive change or improving your experience out on the water. Take a look at some of our current partners and brand ambassadors and learn more about the good work we do together.

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Turn to Starboard

Turn to Starboard is a registered charity which uses opportunities of sail training and yacht racing to support Armed Forces personnel who have been affected by military operations. Serving retired and acting personnel and their families, Turn to Starboard helps those affected readjust after operations and assist them in meeting the unique demands placed on them by service life.

Learn more about Turn to Starboard


Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin is crafted with a selection of exotic hand-picked botanicals from ancient spice routes. Meticulously chosen by Opihr’s Master Distiller, the fine English spirit is blended with spicy cubeb berries from Indonesia, Turkish cumin seeds and coriander sourced from Moroccan souks. Made in England’s oldest gin distillery, this drink is best served with tonic and a slice of red chilli.

Find out more about Opihr

The Magenta Project

The Magenta Project, in partnership with Sunsail (Sunsail Magenta), has created an innovative sailing initiative designed to encourage more women to pursue sailing, compete in yacht racing and consider careers in the marine industry. Together, we are passionate about creating opportunities of diversity and inclusion in the sport of sailing and within the UK’s biggest sailing regattas. 

Learn more about the Magenta Project

Dee Caffari

British yachtswoman Dee Caffari is the first woman to have sailed single-handed and non-stop around the world in both directions and the only woman to have sailed non-stop around the world three times. A true world beater and inspirational record breaker.                                         

Find out more about Dee Caffari.

Sleek Boat Care

Sleek Boat Care is the pioneer of premium eco-friendly boat cleaning products that are as kind to the planet as they are tough on dirt. Using the latest Ecopower™ Technology they have been able to harness the power of naturally derived, biodegradable ingredients to produce the most effective cleaners on the market today.

Find out more about Sleek Boat Care

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Helly Hansen

Helly Hansen has been making professional grade gear to help people thrive and stay protected while taking on their biggest adventures for almost 140 years. Their innovative gear is trusted by professionals on oceans, mountains and worksites. Helly Hansen partners with some of sailing’s most iconic regattas and sailing associations.

Learn more about Helly Hansen


Habour Hotels

Sunsail is proud to have the Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa as our Luxury Accommodation Provider. Based in the heart of Southampton, right on the waterfront at Ocean Village, the hotel is ideally located for clients visiting the Southampton area. 

Find out more about Habour Hotels

RYA members special

Since 1974, Sunsail has been helping sailors at every level explore some of the world's most amazing cruising grounds, from the jewels of the Mediterranean to the idyllic Caribbean and beyond. Sunsail are offering all RYA members up to 15% off a Sunsail bareboat yacht charter or flotilla holiday.

Find out more about our RYA members special.

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Andrew Simpson Foundation

Sunsail is proud to team up with the Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF), a UK charity that aims to transforms young people’s lives through the life-changing challenges of sailing. Our partnership with ASF will give more children from Portsmouth the chance to get out on the water to engage in sailing’s confidence building benefits, as we give free access of our fleet and training facilities to help ASF deliver a sail training programme to 125 inner city students.

Learn more about Andrew Simpson Foundation

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The Green Blue

Sunsail and environmental nonprofit The Green Blue have been working together since 2008 to support sustainable boating for leaner, healthier waters. Our relationship is a valuable opportunity to promote environmental best practices for our sailors, skippers and staff in over 20+ stunning destinations world-wide. Since 2008, The Green Blue continues to support our commitment to improving the environmental performance of our Port Solent based-operation in the UK.

Learn more about The Green Blue

British Armed Forces

Sunsail are proud to support those who serve. If you’re a serving member of the British armed forces or retired veteran, we offer 20% Military Discount on Bareboat and Flotilla yacht charters to thank those for their dedicated service in defending our nation. A different kind of adventure awaits.

Find out more about our Military Discount.

Cruise Lines International Association

We are proud members of the Cruise Lines International Association, the world's largest cruise industry trade association. CLIA provides a unified voice and is a leading authority of the global cruise community. On behalf of its members, affiliates, and partners, the organization supports policies and practices that foster a secure, healthy and sustainable cruise ship environment, promoting positive travel experiences for the more than 30 million passengers who cruise annually.

Learn more about CLIA.