USA / North America Yacht Charter Guide

The USA is the land of opportunity – and for a charter yacht vacation, the opportunities truly are endless. From ports that have grown into sparkling cities with iconic skylines to rugged wildernesses, hot deserts, or tropical islands to snow-capped mountains and glaciers, you can find whatever adventure you crave in North America. Indulge in a gastronomic journey cruising along the east coast, visiting vineyards in the Napa Valley, taco stalls in San Diego, and luxurious restaurants in San Francisco. Explore beautiful underwater landscapes snorkeling in the coral reefs of Florida. Walk on glaciers and sail through dramatic fjords in the rugged landscapes of Alaska or visit world-famous landmarks and buzzing cities of the northeast. As well as the almost endless options for coastal sailing, the Northeast is home to the largest inland cruising area of the Great Lakes, full of charming harbors and beautiful anchorages, making these an excellent choice for a USA yacht charter.

Best Time To Visit: Alaska – June to August, New England September and October, the Southeast has reliable weather from November to May.

Key Cruising Areas: You could spend a lifetime sailing North America and there would still be places to discover, the options here are endless. From the stunning Florida Keys to Maine, the east coast is fringed with rivers and estuaries that make interesting cruising. The west coast offers beautiful Californian beaches and the glitz of big cities such as San Fran and Seattle. Besides ocean cruising, the great lakes of the northeast are the largest inland sailing area in the world.

Don’t Miss: The Everglades encompass all the landscapes of America – prairie, lakes, rivers, marshlands, all melding into a unique wilderness where landscapes intertwine in an awe-inspiring panorama. Best explored by charter yacht, this is a fantastic area for cruising.
Explore the winding maze of mangroves in an onboard kayak, do some fishing and watch out for endangered species such as Florida Manatees and turtles.

Best Spots for Wining and Dining: The city of San Francisco is renowned for its culinary scene. When Mexican and global influences and abundant fresh seafood from the Pacific are combined with the best chefs in the world, the result is an almost overwhelming choice of cuisine.