Yacht Charter

Skippered Yacht Charter Sailing Experiences

Sailing is all about the appreciation of Freedom, Adventure, Exploration and Discovery.

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Learn how to sail and develop new skills from on-board roles lead by our crew passionate crew.

Discover your own self confidence in addition to the local coastline.

Experience the extravagance of a luxury yacht – yours to charter!

The Benefits Sailing is a sport that refreshes the body and relaxes the mind. Sailing creates a cooperative environment where everyone has a job on the boat. From exhilarating endeavours to sensational sunsets with rhythmic sounds of waves lapping the hull and wind in sails, being aboard is always a soothing natural environment. We all dream of being explorers. A sailing adventure opens up the world and encourages imagination.



Nestling on the Tees Valley in the North East of England, Hartlepool Marina is ideally placed for access to the open sea and for cruising in the sheltered waters of Tees Bay offering picturesque seascapes with the pretty back drop of Hartlepool Headland. Hartlepool Marina is a popular, multi award winning visitor destination boasting an exciting variety of on water activities all surrounded by a cosmopolitan mix of bistros, bars, restaurants and entertainment options. With great transport links to the Marina and easy access out into the Tees Bay, Hartlepool is a great place to start your yacht charter. We are lucky enough to have a variety of locations accessible at most states of tide.

We also offer skippered charter for those looking to improve in a relaxed atmosphere, or for those simply content to enjoy the luxury of being piloted by their qualified skipper. All boats are comprehensively equipped and comply with all the safety requirements.

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Your Yacht Master Skipper will introduce you to the basics of sailing, from hoisting the sails to helming and may even teach you some sailing jargon.

Depending on conditions, you will head out for some real open-water cruising, or set sail for a tour along the beautiful headland and coastline. You can choose to an active part in the sailing or just sit back in the cockpit and let the crew do the work while you relax.

Perfect whatever the occasion whether you are a corporate group looking to impress your latest clients or a school group looking for an educational lesson with a twist! Overnight charters.

Local spots like the Tyne, Whitby and Farne Islands etc. are available for those looking to turn this exciting experience into a vacation voyage.

Food and Beverages (Food and drink packages are available, from lunch boxes to hot and cold buffets, even champagne and strawberries which suits a sunset sail perfectly).

Safety Our Skipper and Crew are fully trained and qualified. All activities have undergone a strict health and safety evaluation and all necessary safety equipment is provided. One value which we pride ourselves upon is our flexibility and fluidity, if there is anything at all I can help you with please do not hesitate to pick up the phone and give us a call!

Outline Our Sailing Experience will allow you to get hands on with the way in which the boat sails, from steering at the helm  to winching up sails and crashing through waves right at the front of the vessel. All of this fun and exhilaration, but all in a safe environment in the company of our experienced crew.

Following on from arrival, you will be given a full safety briefing and an opportunity to look around the vessel whilst within the calm waters of the Marina. We will then give you a truly magical experience of locking out of the marina and into the sea. 

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During your Sailing Experience, we will show you a wide range of sailing maneuvers from tacking to jibing.

The exact course you take may vary depending on tides, wind and other weather conditions, so no Sailing experience North East is identical.

Make a Booking Our range of experiences can be custom designed to suit you and your occasion / requirements. Packages for Individuals, Couples, Families, Special Occasions, Team Building Events, we can help you impress your latest clients or provide an educational experience for your students. Help us match your desired outcome be it Social, Fitness, Business, Educational or Just for a laugh!

So whether your looking for a once in a lifetime thrill, or simply want to experience a different type of sailing, our Sailing Experience North East will suit you! We also offer a 2 and 3 day charter sails if you want to explore more of the fantastic North East coast.

Our Charter Sailing packages are as follows:

Dock Side Hire – Up to 6 persons POA

Overnight Stay (Accommodation only – No Sailing) £80 per night

2.5 Hour Sail in Hartlepool Bay

Half Day Sailing in Tees Bay

Wildlife Watching Charter with onboard Wildlife Guide

Full Day Sail – Plan your own passage with our Skipper and set sail in your chosen direction.

Sail to another port for an overnight stay (Newcastle, Whitby)

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Your charter includes:
Fully tailored menu and itinerary
Vessel compliant with MCA (Marine Coastguard Agency) guidelines
All safety equipment including oilskins, safety harness and life jacket.
Hot/cold drinks
Commercially endorsed yacht master and qualified first mate
Professional sailing instruction
Harbour dues and fuel

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