Göcek in the Aegean region, Turkey
Göcek has been a busy harbor since the Ottoman period, and today, this small Turkish town has six large and bustling marinas. First-time visitors to this area should charter a manned catamaran to the Twelve Islands to soak up the clear sea, endless horizon and the opportunity to dine in one of the gorgeous olive gardens on the island of Domuz.
There are also plenty of yacht rental companies that do not have a driver for those who know how to drive professionally or who want a more relaxing trip to read books and sunbathe on the deck.
There are many beautiful mooring areas here for you to stay on the boat, but when returning to the mainland, stay at a beachfront hotel or resort like D-Resort Gocek to enjoy the private beach, as well as services for Rent a boat and bicycle.
Sneek in Friesland, Netherlands
As the “capital” of Dutch water sports – a country built literally on the water – and the venue for the SneekWeek, the largest water festival on land in Europe, Sneek is A beautiful destination for those who love sailing.
Many properties and hotels in the area offer free boat rentals, a great option for the summer when the boat rental market becomes fierce competition. Try Sneek Vakantiehuis Verhuur in the Sneek center, and use their own motorboat to explore the area and visit Sneeker Jachthaven, Sneek’s most popular marina.
Annapolis in Maryland, USA
Nicknamed “America’s sailing capital”, Annapolis’s position on the Atlantic coast made it the center of maritime industries (such as sailing) and today, the This Maryland town is the most popular sailing yacht destination in the United States.
Along the Annapolis Habour Harbor are historic buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries, making it easy to imagine the bustling life on the Dock Street of Maryland people for centuries.
Here, you will find plenty of restaurants to enjoy a great meal and watch boats pass by before starting your own journey. The Gibson’s Lodgings of Annapolis is a 2-minute walk from the harbor and a 5-minute drive to Annapolis Maritime Museum.