Sailing Holidays in Spain

Balearics & Canary Islands

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Experience Spain and its islands and beaches

Spain is a country in southwestern Europe, occupying 85% of the Iberian Peninsula, the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean and 5 sovereign territories in North Africa.
Spanish mainland in the south and east is mainly bordered with the Mediterranean Sea and with Atlantic Ocean west of Strait of Gibraltar. Spain has close to 6,000 km of coast and is surrounded by two seas — the Mediterranean Sea and the Cantabrian Sea — and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spain has a long and famous history of sailing and their islands are perfectly equipped for sea-farers to enjoy today. Sailing in Spain is a unique experience without stress and with many possibilities to enjoy the rich culture, wonderful sunny days, excellent food, and long sandy beaches.
The coastline is very diverse and has a variety of landscapes. There are cliffs and sandy beaches, fertile farmlands, craggy mountains, olive groves, and rocky coves. Each of the coastal regions has its own unique character.

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Sailing season and climate

You can sail around Spanish islands throughout the whole year. If you want to visit Spain in the winter, between November and February, the Canary Islands are a perfect choice. The climate is mainly sunny and warm, with temperatures very rarely going below 18ºC all year round. Besides that, the sea temperature is constantly close to 22ºC.

Yacht charter options

Tailored yacht vacation

Tell us everything you want to experience and explore and we will get started on working towards making your dream sailing trip come true

Bareboat Charter

Boat rental without any crew member. With a valid sailing license, you sail the boat by yourself.

Skippered Yacht Charter

Yacht charter holidays with a professional skipper and other crew members on request.

Sailing with friends

Gather your friends, choose the destination and have a blast holidays!

Luxury Sailing Yacht Charter

Embark on your next sailing trip with class! We strategically plan your luxury sailing holiday to suit all your wishes.

Romantic sailing holidays

Is there a better way to explore some of the world’s most romantic holiday destinations than island hopping with your private boat charter?

Cabin Yacht Charter

In case you are a solo traveler, couple or a smaller group, and want to have a wonderful sailing experience, but are not able to afford a whole boat charter, cabin charter is a great and accessible option for you!

Most popular sailing destinations in Spain

Choose between the most popular starting points and suggested sailing routes

Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands, nestled in the shimmering waters of the Mediterranean, beckon with their captivating blend of scenic beauty, vibrant culture, and sun-kissed shores.

Canary Islands

Embark on an unparalleled sailing experience amidst the captivating beauty and diverse landscapes of the Canary Islands.


Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a novice enthusiast, Barcelona’s diverse sailing scene offers something for everyone to enjoy on the open waters.


Preparation for sailing

To visit and discover the islands by sailing boat is a great way to experience all the good stuff that Spain is offering. You can decide between a crewed charter, cabin charter, or bareboat charter in case you have the right sailing license accepted in Spain.

Picking a boat type

Picking out the type of boat to go with will generally come down to your budget, the group size, and preferred method of sailing. Moreover, different sailboats available can be chartered independently or with a fully-staffed crew.

Sailboat on the water | Sebastus Sailing
2-12 people
Choose a Sailboat if you are an active traveler or you’re looking for a romantic getaway. Sailboat offer the classic sailing experience and tend to vary in size from 30 up to 64 feet
Starting from 160 EUR per day
luxury catamaran on the water aerial view
2-12 people
Catamaran is a top choice if you’re looking for a smoother sailing experience compared to sailboats. Since the size ranges from 38 to 70 feet, this is a right vessel for bigger groups or families
Starting from 500 EUR per day
Motor yacht on the water | Sebastus Sailing
Motor yacht
2 – 12 people
Depending on what you’re looking for, you may find motor yachts from one up to five cabins and their size tend to range from 30 to 100 ft. These beautiful vessels are perfect for a luxurious touch on sailing vacation
Starting from 500 EUR per day
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You ask yourself what kind of boat to choose? Which places to visit? We have answers to those questions and many more. So don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team today!
Sailing certificate
Qualified skipper
Radio course
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Requirements for bareboat charter

At least one certified skipper over 18 years old onboard- all required navigating skills.

Yacht skipper must have an official sailing license or a certificate issued by the government of state-approved organization:

– ICC (International Certificate of Competence)

– IPC(International Proficiency Certificate)


As in any other area in Spain, you need a sailing license to sail a recreational craft in the case of sailing vessels more than 6 meters in length, and engine-powered boats over 5 meters long and with over 11.26 kilowatts of power.

In addition, it is necessary to have a sailing license for the handling of any watercraft (except for rented vessels in certain circuits). For citizens of countries outside the European Union, a certified copy of their captain’s license may be required, which must be requested at the consulate.