UK 5-day flotilla staycation in July

THIS FLOTILLA IS NOW SOLD OUT!

Through the summer holiday this year, we’re offering the chance to enjoy 5 days on the water with a sociable flotilla trip to Yarmouth and back to enjoy the Solent, with a lead flotilla yacht and crew to guide you. A fantastic and unique way to see Yarmouth, this mini cruise will see you sail in company and embark on a tour of some of the most famous destinations of the Solent. Guided by your lead flotilla yacht and crew, soak in the beautiful scenery in our impressive fleet.

2021 departure dates: 24th - 28th July, 2021

July date price: £1,995 inc VAT for up to 9 people

**Skippered charters also available**

To book our Summer flotilla, please call +44 (0)2392 222 221 or email [email protected]

PLEASE NOTE THIS ITINERARY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. DAY SAILING TIMES ARE A MINIMUM AND ARE SUBJECT TO WEATHER AND TIDES.

July 5 Day Flotilla itinerary

5
Days

Highlights

  • 24th-28th July, 2021
  • New luxury Sunsail 41.0 yacht for this charter
  • Lead flotilla yacht and crew to guide you
  • Gin & Tonic evening party
Day 1

Portsmouth (Port Solent) to Cowes

The day's sailing

11
Nautical miles
2.5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Watersports icon Watersports
  • Shopping Shopping
  • Paddle boarding Paddleboarding
  • Kayaking Kayaking
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Cyclists looking at Cowes Marina

Arrive at Port Solent Marina the night before to collect your yacht, receive handover from Sunsail base staff and be introduced to the other members of the flotilla party. Following an overnight stay at the marina on board your yacht, the group will set sail in the morning to Cowes.

Dine at The Lifeboat

Cowes High Street

The Lifeboat

There are plenty of shops and restaurants just a short walk from Cowes Marina. Or, if you prefer to not to venture too far for a bite to eat, The Lifeboat restaurant stands proudly over East Cowes Marina, which is a huge favourite of visiting yachtsmen in the summer, but also a family-friendly home-from-home for locals too.

Day 2

Cowes to Lymington

The day's sailing

10
Nautical miles
2 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Watersports icon Watersports
  • Shopping Shopping
  • Paddle boarding Paddleboarding
  • Kayaking Kayaking
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Yachts Moored in Port Solent Marina

Following an overnight stay on board your yacht, the group will meet for the daily yacht briefing held by the lead crew before setting sail to Lymington. This will be followed by the party heading further up the River where we will meet at a local pub.

Sailing Lymington's colourful coastal town

ollie phillips sailing the sunsail 41.0

The picturesque town of Lymington

Whether your passion is yachts, racing or cruising, there are so many ways to make the most of your sailing time in Lymington. Simply enjoy the sunshine and discover magnificent views as you explore the sheltered waters of the Solent and beyond.

Day 3

Lymington to Poole

The day's sailing

20
Nautical miles
4 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Watersports icon Watersports
  • Shopping Shopping
  • Paddle boarding Paddleboarding
  • Kayaking Kayaking
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Sailing the ocean blue in Port Solent

Following the daily yacht briefing held by the lead crew, the party will set sail to the coastal town of Poole, known for its large natural harbour and sandy beaches. The Old Town has Georgian houses and a local Museum, which explores the towns history in 4 buildings. In the evening, take part in an optional wine and cheese tasting evening on board the lead boat or go and explore the local restaurants nearby.

Discover more on the water

Magenta Project Sunsail 41.0 Yacht

Try something new

There's something for everyone to do in Poole. Beaches, water sports, walks, nature trails, attractions & more. Why not try out some kitesurfing lessons this Summer when the wind is at it's calmest, which also gives you the best learning conditions!

Day 4

Poole to Yarmouth

The day's sailing

20
Nautical miles
4 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Watersports icon Watersports
  • Shopping Shopping
  • Paddle boarding Paddleboarding
  • Kayaking Kayaking
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Yarmouth Marina Isle Of Wight

Following the daily yacht briefing held by the lead crew, the group will set sail in the morning to Yarmouth. The town is filled with a range of quaint cafes, shops and galleries for when you are exploring the town on land.

Sailing's historic hidden gem

Cyclists cycling through Yarmouth Town

Enjoy the stunning West Wight coastline

The town of Yarmouth offers plenty of things to do, from walking or cycling through the cobbled streets of the town to visiting the famous Needles landmark. Visit one of the great local pubs or restaurants and enjoy a drink as you watch the sunset over the water.

Day 5

Yarmouth to Portsmouth (Port Solent)

The day's sailing

20
Nautical miles
4 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Watersports icon Watersports
  • Shopping Shopping
  • Paddle boarding Paddleboarding
  • Kayaking Kayaking
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Port Solent

Following the daily yacht briefing held by the lead crew, the party will return back to Port Solent Marina where they will arrive with just enough time to sit back, relax and take in the many shops and restaurants located on the marina boardwalk.

A 3rd century castle on your doorstep

Porchester Castle view from Port Solent Marina

Portchester Castle

Following the daily yacht briefing held by the lead crew, the party will return back to Port Solent Marina where they will arrive with just enough time to sit back, relax and take in the many shops and restaurants located on the marina boardwalk.