10 Best Yacht Charters In The United Kingdom - Updated 2022


The United Kingdom has a long-standing history of sailing ships. It could be said that the sea is a huge part of the country’s overall culture. Nevertheless, this affinity for the sea has led to the country’s booming yacht industry that offers multiple experiences with varying prices and themes. It also presents a wide range of opportunities for adventure that most travelers often overlook when thinking of different ways to experience the United Kingdom. For a more unconventional yet fun trip to this island country, read this article to see our list of the best yacht charters in the United Kingdom.

1. Princess yacht in a beautiful setting (from USD 237)

Sail on this 47-ft (14 m) yacht moored in Windsor and Maidenhead, and experience a combination of relaxation and luxury. The yacht is fit for up to 10 people and is perfect for those groups of friends who wish to take a break from the daily grind. Guests need not worry as they will be accompanied by a skipper. While sailing, soak up the stunning views of the river or indulge in an afternoon tea for a fancier experience.

Windsor 47 ft Princess Yacht - Private use
Windsor and Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom
65 reviews
Boat 7 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
adele boat is really spacious and comfortable
nice spacious boat had all we needed for 6 people and was toasty warm with the heaters in october
it was nice and clean with homey touches
everything was spotlessly clean and everything we needed (and more) was catered for
a great idea for a place to stay - comfortable and clean - great location
the boat was clean and spacious
the boat is spacious stylish and very clean and had everything we needed with many extras we didn’t expect
wonderful boat and great host
she’s a very considerate and helpful host
jamie our skipper was friendly and knowledgeable
an amazing experience with fabulous friendly hosts
i would like to express my gratitude to our host for a truly lovely experience
was a brilliant location and amazing place to stay
amazing location had a fantastic time with lovely weather
it is immaculate looks beautiful and the location is superb
it was simply brilliant an amazing experience of staying and sailing in a luxury yatch in picturesque location
great place to stay couldnt fault it
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2. Sleek boat located in Chertsey (from USD 236)

The Riverscapes offers a full-package yacht experience for guests who wish to maximize their vacation to the fullest. The yacht is fully equipped with a private hot tub, smart TV, WiFi, board games, books, coffee, tea, linens, and more. Riverscapes, which is situated in Chertsey, is accessible to and from a lot of facilities such as Central London and Heathrow. Other amazing amenities include self-drive boats, bikes, and parking. They also offer discounted skippered cruises, in case guests choose to avail them.

Chertsey, Greater London, UK,, United Kingdom
89 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Boat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the boat was sparkling cream well equipped and comfortable
it was very clean too which was appreciated by me
the boat wasn’t very clean and the galley floor was very sticky to walk on
the boat we moved to was clean and well furnished
there were staff around who were really helpful
amazing location comfortable and novel
the location was amazing just few min from hampton court
lovely location worth a visit
super quiet super great location and there is a guy right there to help if something breaks
we had a wonderful experience great location beautiful and peaceful
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3. Refurbished yacht with an industrial twist (from USD 492)

Jacamar is a classic yacht measuring up to 130 ft (39 m) and features an industrial twist fit for a large group of guests. Its space is filled with an interior that comprises of an 800 sq ft (74 sq m) main lounge, cream-colored sofas, and central heating throughout. Located at Clippers Quay, guests can enjoy the views of Media City, take a short walk to Old Trafford, or head over to Manchester City. Aside from the many options for outdoor activity, the yacht itself is filled with amenities meant to keep guests entertained.

Stunning 130ft Classic Yacht
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
117 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Boat 5 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fresh flowers and some basics in the kitchen were very welcome
lovely yacht & lovely host
the yacht is stunning and paul is a great host
the host paul was really accommodating and efficient and answered any queries super quickly
lovely boat sparkling clean well equipped with a fantastic host
fabulous unique stay - looks exactly like the pictures great host
great location for manchester it media city
excellent location and varied stay location and generous hospitality
fantastic place to stay - close to both media city and manchester city centre
this is a superb space in a convenient location
great place to spend your night with friends
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4. French motor yacht near Hampton Court Palace (from USD 439)

This beautifully made yacht comes with a heating facility meant to keep guests warm and cozy during cold days while admiring the views of Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle. Guests can expect a high level of luxury with its top-notch amenities such as a fully equipped galley, smart TVs, Netflix, PS3, WiFi, Bluetooth sound system, board games, a coffee-making facility, and bedding with freshly laundered linen and towels.

Motor Yacht by "Riverscapes"
14 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
both kids enjoyed having their own room much better than a family room in a hotel
natasha and klaus were very helpful and gave us all the information we needed - included recommended restaurants
the location is convenient to the train station hampton court and great food
a short walk to lots of lovely cafes and restaurants in bridge road
3 spacious bedrooms and plenty of living space on board plus a perfect secure location
we also visited hampton court place and had a couple of nice meals in nearby villages
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5. Lovely three-bedroom yacht for a family (from USD 142)

This yacht on the Isle of Wight is a perfect getaway for a family or a group of friends who wants to take a break from their commitments at work or school. This yacht boasts three bedrooms and is perfect for admiring the sea while bonding with fellow guests. This yacht prioritizes comfort with its superb amenities ranging from heating and wifi to a dedicated workspace and kitchen.

Yacht By The Sea Jillian
22 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedrooms are really comfortable and clean and the excitement of staying on a yacht just never fades
the east cowes marina facilities were great and the lifeboat pub is very close
but clean sheets and towels and the area was swept felt lived in
we absolutely loved it everything was sparkling clean & had all the comfort we needed
the marina is fabulous with very clean facilities and a great pub on sight serving excellent food
hosts lovely and replied immediately to all correspondence
the location was fantastic
this place has great potential and we had a great time on the iow
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6. Holiday yacht for 12 guests (from USD 496)

This yacht is perfect for a large group of people who want to bond together at sea. It is much like a penthouse apartment where guests can just stay or even host special occasions. The yacht is equipped with two cabins, inside and outside dining, kitchen, smart TVs, WiFi, and an Xbox. It is situated in Lymington where guests can kick back and relax on this luxurious yacht. With picturesque views and awesome amenities, you and your family will never forget this experience.

Amazing accomodation with stunning views!
Lymington, United Kingdom
34 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 4 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of space for 5 adults comfortable bed great views and very clean
just want to thank nik and melissa for a very warm and comfortable stay on sea-e-o
we have 3 children (aged 6-11) who loved having two tvs in their small but perfectly formed bedroom
everything was sparkling clean and new
very clean and decorated modern motor yacht 2 bedrooms
amazing boat very clean and everything we needed was already there
sparkling clean and everything you would need for a short break
great stay beautiful boat felt very safe and it was very clean
host suggested good local walks and been very helpful
would have been helpful to know this before hand so we could have packed accordingly
we were greeted on board by nik who was super helpful and always on hand
nik was fabulous he was super helpful and cared about our stay communication was excellent
great location - walking distance to shops
good location for getting into town
location is perfect for a family
we spent one day in new a forest park on bikes we rented in brockenhurst and loved it
stunning boat in great location for boat and people watching
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7. Spacious yacht with exquisite interiors (from USD 178)

This large yacht by the sea is the ultimate definition of luxury as it boasts a well-designed hull and cozy cabins. Beneteau 50 is perfect for a large group of friends or family who is after spacious interiors, luxury, and all-out privacy. With four bedrooms, Beneteau 50 can take a group of guests on a relaxing sail and gives them the chance to explore the beauty of the Isle of Wight.

Large Yacht By The Sea
Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
12 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 8 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
4 good size rooms to sleep in eating area inside and outside
the host made it really easy to check in plenty of parking and great marina shower facilities
shops only a short walk away as well as a good food pub
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8. cruiser-racer with a qualified skipper

Commissioned in 1982, the Yemaya is a 50 ft (15 m) Holman & Pye designed yacht that also doubles as a cruiser-racer. Today, guests can book the Yemaya for a sailing experience like no other. Since it is anchored at Falmouth Haven, guests are given access to use the shower, bathroom, and other facilities within the area. They can also dine at Péniche restaurant. Aside from that, this sailing experience is even made better with a qualified skipper for a full day or even longer, depending on guests’ request.

luxury 50ft sailing yacht - cruises by arrangement
Falmouth, United Kingdom
104 reviews
Boat 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities were excellent onboard there was everything you needed for a very comfortable stay
wonderful eating breakfast and supper on deck with boats passing by and people very friendly and waving
lots of room and good facilities on board and at the marina
inside we discovered a smart well appointed living area kitchen and bedrooms with the most comfortable beds ever
overall it was a comfortable fun stay for the five of us
the space is well laid out and exceptionally clean right down to the quality of the towels/bedding
the sheets in the rooms and the kitchen area were clean
the yacht was sparkling clean and comfortable and altogether our stay was enjoyable
this boat was ideal - clean comfortable beautifully maintained
host was so helpful & friendly
our host was very accomodating and helpful
cyprian is a great host
cyprian was a great host
thank you cyprian you were a great host
the location of the marina is very central with the easiest free parking
lovely location would do it again
fantastic location right on the edge of the marina
facilities and location ideal for our short trip
this is a lovely place to stay in a beautiful location
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9. Well-equipped motor yacht

The Condor is ideal for someone who wishes to explore Hamble, go for a race on a weekend, or just bond with family and friends. This motor yacht offers a double cabin equipped with memory foam mattresses. It also boasts a salon with a full view of the marina and the river. Guests can enjoy their time on the Condor as it caters to whatever guests wish to do. The yacht also offers full amenities at all times.

Condor - comfortable and cosy motor yacht
Hamble-le-Rice, England, United Kingdom
105 reviews
Boat 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely sitting on deck of an evening once kids in bed watching the boats go by
if anything condor exceeded our expectations in terms of facilities space and comfort
we received a lovely welcome and the place was clean and tidy
boat was clean with everything we needed
she's fresh and clean but don't expect a brand new yacht
lucy is a very good host who assists quick and adequate on your questions
lucy was a great host and responded quickly to any questions we had
lucy is a fantastic host
lucy is a superb host and such a kind person
the setting is beautiful and lucy was a great host
wonderful location for a get away
nice location perfectly located at the hamble river
a great place to stay in a good location ideally located close to the yacht clubs and village
located in very quiet area and peaceful
lovely location very comfortable great fun
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10. Beautifully made sports cruiser on River Thames

Experience another side of River Thames by sailing on this luxurious sports cruiser. Aboard the yacht, marvel at the scenic views of Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle. Not only that, but guests are also treated to its superb amenities such as a hot tub, a fully equipped galley/kitchen, a smart TV, Netflix, Wi-Fi, and many more. The yacht features two bedrooms perfect for a small family or a small group of friends.

Crucero americano con bañera de hidromasaje en 'Riverscapes' - Hampton Court
9 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Sail the UK seas aboard these yacht charters

There are many ways for guests to book a trip and enjoy sailing in the UK. There should be no shortage of options now that the best yacht charters have been listed for you. So what are you waiting for? Pick one and start planning a unique holiday in this island country.

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