Yachting attracts outdoor enthusiasts primarily with the feeling of freedom that it gives. Yachtsmen are free to choose a route for travel and can go sailing at any convenient time, if weather conditions allow. Of course, you need to take into account potential problems that will have to be solved directly on board, but if you are in a positive mood and you are not afraid of difficulties, then a yacht trip can become the most memorable event of your life, which you will then remember with a smile. We have compiled a list of the most attractive places for yachting, based on the natural beauties and development of the yachting infrastructure, as well as the comfort of yacht sailing, even for beginners.
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1. Great Lakes, USA
American Great Lakes is a unique freshwater system on the border of the United States and Canada, all ponds are interconnected by rivers and narrow straits. These lakes are incredibly rich in fish; 174 species live here! Therefore, the fishing opportunities are vast. Ponds offer unique cruise platforms, including picturesque cliffs covered with forests (Lake Superior) and bustling cities (near Lake Michigan and Ontario).
The Great Lakes adorn the whole continent and provide work and water to tens of millions of people, and the total length of the coast is 18 thousand km, which exceeds the length of the US land borders.
2. Fiji Islands
Fiji Islands in the Pacific Ocean is a center of attraction for yachts from around the world, known as a region with pristine beaches, numerous pristine reefs with a wide variety of corals and a wide variety of underwater world. Picturesque landscapes and 1.3 million square meters. km (more than the area of South Africa) of territorial waters will not leave a single yachtsman indifferent!
3. Lofoten, Norway
Lofotenrelates to a small number of countries where yachting can be combined with skiing (nature allows you to combine two types of relax in Lebanon, but in the UAE - in Dubai, the artificial ski resort Ski Dubai operates on the Persian Gulf). Here you can go on an exciting journey to the remote islands of the archipelago or take a ski trip in the mountains. On the Lofoten Islands you can admire the northern lights and visit the Lingen Alps, impressive with their arctic beauty.
4. Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia
The Marquise Islands in French Polynesia can please any sailor with the clear azure ocean waters, amazingly beautiful views and ample opportunities for windsurfing, diving, kitesurfing, fishing and other entertainments. The underwater world of more than 100 islands is very rich - there are sharks that do not attack people. Local beauties will delight any, even experienced sailor.
5. Tasmania Island, Australia
The Island of Tasmania is known as a region with a unique nature and huge opportunities for yachting. There are beautiful secluded bays where you can anchor, and half of the island is covered in rainforests.
The local nature is amazing (remember at least the Tasmanian marsupial devil) and many animals and plants are not found anywhere else in the world, here you can also learn a lot from the life of the indigenous population - the natives, who now make up less than 1% of the island's population. In Tasmania, there are many opportunities for active leisure activities - from climbing to paragliding.
6. HolyTrinityIslands, Australia
The Trinity Islands in the Coral Sea have magnificent beaches with white sand and azure water, there are also extensive opportunities for scuba diving. Most of the islands are uninhabited, so those who have long dreamed of retiring in the lap of nature, enjoying the peace and singing of tropical birds, will enjoy their holidays here. A large barrier reef protects the islands from the influence of the ocean, so the conditions for swimming are very good. These islands are an ideal place for fishing, windsurfing, surfing and diving.
7. PhangNga Bay, Thailand
PhangNga Bay in the Adaman Sea is a very interesting region for swimming, along with Phuket and Phi Phi, constant strong breezes blow here, and it is not difficult to find a suitable anchorage. Here you can study hidden caves or enjoy the view of mountain sculptures of natural origin protruding from the water - the backdrop for a trip on a yacht promises to be amazing.
8. Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town can offer world-class yachting services, and supplying here is relatively inexpensive. Table Mountain National Park is a place that any yachtsman should visit, because here you can watch penguin colonies, families of baboons, large white sharks and other no less remarkable representatives of marine fauna live in the water.
In Cape Town, you can enjoy doing water sports on the coast (this is one of the best places for surfing in the world), shopping, visiting some of the most beautiful sightseeing routes in the world and much more.
9. Greenland, Denmark
Having the status of “Gateway to the Arctic”, Greenland deserves the attention of yachtsmen due to its picturesque landscapes, as well as the presence of populations of rare animals and birds. The ideal time to travel along the coast of Greenland is summer. During your trip, you can admire whales and killer whales, and on land - watch snow hares.
10. The coast of Antarctica
The harsh land - Antarctica, can challenge even the most experienced sailors, for many lovers of pristine places this continent becomes one of the few clean areas where yachting is possible. This is the most impressive, remote and wild place on the planet, where yachting can not be compared with anything.