|Vibo Valentia Yacht Charters||
Vibo Valentia, one of our charter bases in Calabria, is a charming town, which lies in Sante Venere bay, at the foot of Mount Castelluccio. Vibo Valentia is a perfect embarking harbour to reach eastern Sicily; Catania, Siracuse and the Eolian Islands. A yacht charter out of Vibo Valentia is well within the reach of sailors who have basic skills in coastal navigation.
We specialize in yacht charters from Vibo Valentia and we can offer boats throughout the western Mediterranean. We have a great range of sailing yachts and motor boats available for bareboat charter and can also offer skippered and crewed charters. Many of our boats can be hired by the day rather than for a full weeks charter. Please contact us directly for our great value late charter deals from Vibo Valentia.
Regardless of the itinerary, Calabria offers a fine blend of magnificent sailing, snorkeling in crystal clear water, scenic hiking trails, upscale dining, boutique shopping, and intriguing sightseeing in picturesque towns with roots dating back to ancient Greece and Rome. It is guaranteed to inspire fond memories for years to come.
You can see a selection of our boats in this area here. Or take a look at our weekly prices
Get a quote for your Vibo Valentia yacht charter here. Or contact us by email
Charter Season - Yachts can be hired year round but the main season generally runs from April to the end of October. Operators have varying charges throughout the year with pricing peaking for 2/3 weeks in August. July and August are the hottest months, tend to have lighter winds and many places are very crowded with holiday makers. April - June and September-October have a lot of plus points, the temperatures are more comfortable, those sailing are likely to getter better winds, it is not as expensive and while ashore you will avoid crowds of August. The remaining months, November thru March have plenty of lovely days for sailing with sunny skies and good winds.
Climate - See the following link for detailed information on the weather of the Calabria area complete with monthly averages for air and sea temperatures, sunshine hours and UV Index
How to Get There - We recommend skyscanner.net for finding flights and comparing prices.
Airport Transfer - Where necessary we can normally arrange a transfer from the airport directly to your boat. You will be asked whether you require this service at time of booking
Provisioning - Most operators offer this service. You can pre-order with us and your shopping with then be delivered to the boat prior to embarkation
Experience & Qualifications - The proposed skipper of a bareboat charter is required to hold a sailing license. ICC or equivalent. In addition, usually, one member of the crew will need a VHF license. If you have any doubts as to whether you have the necessary qualifications please do not hesitate to contact us
Visa Requirements - Italy are part of the European Union. See the following link for EU Visa Regulations
Time Difference - GMT+1. And another hour for Central European Summer Time between late March and late October
Currency - Italy uses the Euro as its currency. All major credit cards are widely accepted and you will have no trouble obtaining money from an extensive network of ATMs
Language - Italian. Some English is spoken
Electricity - 220V
Cusine - The Calabrese cuisine is simple yet healthy and delicious, pasta and vegetables with an abundance of olive oil and aromatic sauces made with herbs make the bulk of the dishes. Yacht Charter visitors can also enjoy desserts such as the famous Italian gelato or ice-cream arancia calabrese, a special kind of orange that grows only here and has its skin boiled and candied to make sweets and pastries.
Terms & Conditions -These vary depending on the individual boat. Normally a deposit is required at the time of booking with the balance due 6 weeks before the date of your charter. Please contact us if you require further information.
Suggested Itineraries & Routes - Click the following link for a selection of suggested yacht charter itineraries on the Calabrian coast and around the island of Sicily
Marinas - Detailed reports and information on Yacht Marinas, Harbours and Anchorages in Balearic Islands can be found in our Cruising Guide
Get a quote for your Calabria yacht charter here. Or contact us by email