Sailing in Malta

Bareboat and Skippered Charter Malta Info & Advice

If you don’t try sailing in Malta, you’re really missing out!

True, the open waters are not everyone’s idea of fun, but when you’re faced with the pristine Mediterranean sea and five tiny islands that are full of dramatically beautiful coastline and secluded spots only reachable by boat, then the temptation to hop on that boat, becomes greater.

Many visitors agree that the best sailing in Malta can be had around Comino island.

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Visit the Blue Lagoon page for more information and photos of this captivating yet incredibly tiny island!

For more information and tips on hiring a boat while on your Malta holidays, visit our Boat Hire Malta page.

If you have your own yacht and you’re planning on discovering and exploring the island of Malta by sea, then the Malta Maritime Authority should be your first point of contact.

Yacht Charter Malta

Explore the Maltese islands at your own pace, in your own terms ...

Malta’s blue waters lure thousands of yachts and boats each year to its shores, making yachting and sailing in Malta immensely popular.

Don’t own a yacht and would still love to go yachting in Malta? No worries. You can still experience sailing in Malta!

You can easily charter a yacht for a day or two. And the good news is, that you can do this without breaking the bank.

You can choose from various yacht chartering companies and their choice of Malta boats (bareboat, skippered or crewed) is impressive.

For more information on planning your yacht charter in Malta, visit our Yacht Charter Malta: Planning and Safety Tips page.

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Skippered Charter Malta

If you'd like to charter a yacht but have no sailing experience, you can still go sailing in Malta.

The safest way to do this is to hire a skippered yacht.

For more information on this type of yacht charter, visit our Skippered Charter Malta page for more information, advice and tips.

Why not be more adventurous and combine your Malta sailing with other Mediterranean islands such as Sicily and Greece? Various packages are available and since Malta is right at the heart of the Mediterranean, it makes this incredible experience a fantastic reality.

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If sailing is not really your thing then we’re sure that you can find other types of watersports that interest you.

In fact, the Maltese islands are a paradise for all types of watersports. Most of the seaside hotels and resorts provide excellent facilities. Usually operating from May until October, whether you’re a watersports enthusiast or not, you are sure to find something that entices you.

Choose from waterskiing, wake-boarding, parasailing or jet-skiing. The latter is a favourite with the locals. Canoes, kayaks and speedboats are also widely available for rent.

Moreover, the crystal clear Mediterranean waters and excellent visibility make diving in Malta a truly unforgettable experience.

Why not try something different and make the most of the beautiful Malta beaches and coastline?

Sailing around the Maltese islands ... The best way to see Malta, Gozo and Comino!

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