Sicily is the most important island in the Mediterranean and is surrounded by number of archipelagos: the Lipari or Aeolian islands, Ustica, the Egadi, Pantelleria, and the Pelagie. Sicily and Calabria are regions of volcanoes. The highest is Etna a solitary relief near Catania. Other volcanoes have formed some of the minor islands: all the Lipari islands, Ustica and Pantelleria. Some of these are still active (Stromboli and Vulcano) or dormant, while others have been extinct since time immemorial. Your boat rental sailing holidays in Sicily will be an interesting and various way. Sicily is still fascinating, with a culture and tranquillity of past times. Here you may still breath the air of the great civilizations that passed thorugh and of the people who have lived here: fenici, Greeks, Roman, Arabs, Spanish.
SICILY EASTERN STARTING POINTS
Those are the ideal starting points to reach the Aeolian islands (Vulcano, Salina, Lipari, Filicudi, Alicudi, Panarea and the famous Stromboli). This group of volcanoes are of extraordinary beauty and crystal clear water is only few miles away.
In the middle of the archipelago Salina is the best starting point for a tour of the Eolian Islands: a few miles from Lipari and Panarea, not for away from Vulcano and Stromboli. The touristic harbour of Santa Marina, where the base is located, is at the foot of the moutain Fossa delle Felci, which is a former vulcano and welcome you with the typical bell-tower of its church and several narrow lanes carrying to tufaceous caves. Hydroplanes & ferries from Naples and Milazzo
The harbour is located at the beginning of the homonymous peninsula and is within the bay to the east of the cited peninsula. The harbour perimeter is 2,500 meters long and encloses a single basin. In the NE it is protected by a two-armed wharf (Marullo wharf and Foraneo wharf) and in the South by an inner wharf.
Distances : Vulcano 16 MN, Messina (Capo Peloro) 20 MN.
Portorosa is the ideal base to reach the Aeolian Islands (only 12 NM from Vulcano), this is the heaven of saling: seven island which are few miles away each other, seven different faces of the incredible beauty of the earth of the vulcanos. The Marina of Portorosa is the most fashionable tourist harbour ini Sicily and also the most equipped Harbour, this is due to its 600 places far the boats and the services (coffee bars, restaurants, sipermarkets, swimming-pool, etc.) that the Marina offers. We wait for yo for our welcome cocktail in our offices..
Distances: Vulcano 19 NM, Milazzo 15 NM, Vibo Valentia 70 NM.
One way available between Portorosa and Procida (Naples) : approx 160 NM
Syracuse is in the south of Sicily, only 40 minutes far from the Catania airport, in a setting of unequalled beauty and grace, start a voyage of discovery of the most authentic Sicily, or sail to Malta and Tunis. Don't forget to visit the historic centre of Syracuse and in particular the Cathedral built onto and incorporated the remains of the ancient and famed Temple of Athena. One way available between Syracuse to Portorosa and Trapani.
WESTERN EASTERN STARTING POINTS
This area of Sicily is ideal for art lovers who will find fine examples from the Roman Greek, Arab and Norman periods. From here you can sail to the underwater paradise of Ustica, the Egadi Island (Lervanzo, Marettimo and Favignana) and why not to Tunisia or Malta with a rest in Pantelleria, Lampedusa or Linosa.
The harbour of Palermo, around which the ancient city has developped, is protected by an outer breakwater and by an inner wharf (South wharf), which encloses several great wharves and wide wet basins. The entrance of the harbour, 270 meters wide, faces southeast, the seabed is muddy and sandy and the depth is from 3 to 5 meters.
Distances: Alicudi 53 NM, Filicudi 61 NM, Salina 75 NM, Mouths of Vulcano 78 NM, Ustica 35 NM, Trapani 55 NM, Favignana 65 NM, Marettimo 73 NM.
One way available between Palermo and Procida (Naples) : approx 200 NM
The port is formed of an outer harbour, a merchant and fishing port one and a tourist landing place which lies in the stretch of sea opposite Viale Regina Elena. It is protected by a 275-meter breakwater from which some floating landing stages branch off. The seabed is muddy bad holder, depth is from 3 to 8 meters. From an exclusive jetty in the lively fishing harbour, you can reach the unpolluted Egadi Islands, or Lampedusa and Pantelleria, the new fascinating destinations if the charter in Italy. trapani is only 40 minutes far from the airoport of Palermo
Distances: Levanzo Capo Grosso 8 NM, Favignana 9 NM, Marsala 8 NM, San Vito 19 NM.
The harbour of Marsala is an artificial harbour protected by two curvilinear coastal wharves and by an outer wharf. All jetties are equipped with rings, landing steps and petrol pumps. The seabed is sandy and muddy. Depth is 4 meters.
Our Selection of Bareboat Sicily
|Model||Type Of Yacht||Length||Sail Area||Engines||Prices||Pax|
|Dufour 412||monohull||12.7m / 42'||71m / 233'||30hp||From 2875 €||8|
|Bali 4.5||catamaran||13.6m / 45'||121m / 397'||2 x 55hp||From 6050 €||12|
|Dufour 560||monohull||17.15m / 56'||152.7m / 501'||110hp||From 4600 €||11|
|Bavaria 56 Cruiser||monohull||16.8m / 55'||130m / 427'||100hp||From 3000 €||11|
|Oceanis 51.1||monohull||15.94m / 52'||106m / 348'||80hp||From 3490 €||10|
|Beneteau 50||monohull||15.5m / 51'||126m / 413'||80hp||From 2940 €||12|
|Sun Odyssey 519||monohull||15.38m / 50'||61m / 200'||80hp||From 3290 €||10|
|Bavaria 50 Cruiser||monohull||15.3m / 50'||119m / 390'||78hp||From 3500 €||12|
|Dufour 520||monohull||15.2m / 50'||101m / 331'||75hp||From 4200 €||12|
|Dufour 500||monohull||15.1m / 50'||101m / 331'||75hp||From 4600 €||10|
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Our Selection of Crewed Yacht Sicily
|Model||Shipyard||Type Of Yacht||Length||Year||Prices||Pax||Crew|
|- DEL 32M||Turkish Gulet||monohull||32m / 105'||1940||From 5000 €||10||4|
|Blue Coast 95||Custom||catamaran||28.9m / 95'||2011||From 60000 $||8||4|
|Schooner 28M||Custom||monohull||28m / 92'||2004, 2011||From 15000 €||6||3|
|Yacht 27M||Maiora||monohull||27.46m / 90'||2008, 2011||From 37500 €||8||4|
|Custom 90||Catana Catamaran||catamaran||27.4m / 90'||2008, 2013||From 37000 $||8||5|
|Long Range 83'||CMN||monohull||25m / 82'||2001||From 17000 €||8||2|
|- RSI 24M||Turkish Gulet||monohull||24m / 79'||2005||From 11800 €||8||3|
|- GEI 24M||Turkish Gulet||monohull||24m / 79'||1985||From 9000 €||12||3|
|- 24M||Turkish Gulet||monohull||24m / 79'||1998, 2013||From 10000 €||12||3|
|- SUN 24M||Turkish Gulet||monohull||23.5m / 77'||1992, 2012||From 9000 €||12||3|
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Our Selection of Luxury Yacht Sicily
|Name of boat||Shipyard||Model||Length||Year||Prices||Pax||Crew|
|Che||Sunreef Catamaran||113'||34.7m / 114'||2010||From 75000 €||7||5|
|Salu||Benetti||32M||30.2m / 99'||2008||From 65000 €||9||6|
|Savarona||Blohm & Voss||136M||136m / 446'||1931, 1999||From 350000 €||34||45|
|Alexander||Lubecker Flender||122M||122m / 400'||1965, 1998||From 630000 €||36||50|
|Seadream||Petter Yran||110M||110m / 361'||1998, 2009||From 460000 €||112||95|
|Christina O||Custom||99M||99.13m / 325'||1943, 2001||From 560000 €||34||34|
|Omega||Mitsubishi||82M||82.5m / 271'||1985, 2009||From 550000 €||30||30|
|M5||VT Shipbuilding||75M||75.22m / 247'||2004, 2012||From 400000 €||14||12|
|Elegant 007||Lamda||72M||72.5m / 238'||2005, 2011||From 455000 €||30||31|
|Excellence V||Abeking & Rasmussen||60M||60m / 197'||2012||From 595000 €||12||15|
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