There are lots of options available, from boat charters for fishing to a long weekend with a special someone, or even a longer adventure the whole family can enjoy. 

Getting out on the water, away from the crowds and soaking up the natural world from a different perspective can literally blow the cobwebs away and leave you feeling utterly relaxed and refreshed. 


So whether you’re wondering ‘are there any boat trips near me?’ or you’re keen to arrange a boat charter for hire, we’ve put together some of the most popular destinations for boat charters in the UK to help you find exactly the right option for you.


Read on to find out more, and happy sailing!



Boat Charters on the South Coast of the UK


Boat Charters in Devon

With a fascinating maritime history, and lots of waterside communities, there’s lots of harbours to set sail from on a boat charter in Devon. Here are some popular starting points...


Boat Charters in Plymouth

Known as Britain’s Ocean City, you’ll find plenty to do and see here in Plymouth. Hopping about a boat charter in Plymouth means you’ll have easy access to the Plymouth Sound.


Sail West Charter


Plymouth Yacht Charter


Devon Sailing Experiences



See more yacht charters in Plymouth by visiting our results page.


Boat Charters in Salcombe

A bustling centre for boating and sailing activity, it’s definitely a beautiful way to explore the local area with a boat charter in Salcombe.


Sailfunk Yachting


Salcombe Yacht Charter



Explore more yacht charters in Salcombe and the surrounding area by clicking here.

Boat Charters in Dartmouth

A charming seaside town and home to the Royal Naval College, setting sail on a boat charter in Dartmouth will allow you to explore the coastline at your pace.




Wooden Ships



Take a look at yacht charters in and around Dartmouth - see the full list.



Boat Charters In Cornwall

One of the most popular destinations for holidays in the UK. Boat charters in Cornwall are a brilliant way to enjoy the best the county has to offer. Some of the most popular destinations include...


Boat Charters in Falmouth

A bustling seaside town, a boat charter in Falmouth gives you plenty of options, from day trips around the Carrick Roads, to longer voyages to discover secluded coves and waterside eateries.


Bowman Yacht Charters


Cornish Day Sailing


Cornish Cruising



See the full list of yacht charters in Falmouth by following this link.


Boat Charters in St Mawes

Across the water from Falmouth, arranging a boat charter in St Mawes gives you a different perspective of the estuary.


Classic Sailing


Sailaway St Anthony



Explore yacht charters in St Mawes and the surrounding area by clicking here.


Boat Charters In St Ives

Winding streets and beautiful beaches await those who arrange a boat charter in St Ives. Locally, there’s the opportunity for seal spotting, or set sail and explore the north Cornwall coast.


St Ives Boat Services


Carbis Bay Estate



Enjoy a yacht charter in St Ives with one of these options, or see the full list.


Boat Charters in Fowey

Choose from a trip up the river, or head out across the bay to Charlestown and further afield. There’s plenty of destinations when you book a boat charter in Fowey.


Fowey Maritime Centre


Pettifox Sea Charters



Get out on the water with a yacht charter in Fowey - check out the search results.



Boat Charters in Hampshire

With a coastline that stretches the length of the Solent, a boat charter in Hampshire means soaking up beautiful views and being spoilt for choice when it comes to dropping anchor. Take a look at some popular options...


Boat Charters on the Isle of Wight

Home to a wide variety of stunning landscapes, from golden beaches to towering cliffs, a yacht charter on the Isle of Wight is the perfect way to see it all.


James Brooke Academy


MG Marine


Rebel Marine



There’s lots of yacht charters in the Isle of Wight. Take a look at the full search results.


Boat Charters on the Solent

Whether you’re looking to hire a yacht for a day, a weekend, a week or longer, you’ll find plenty of companies and options to choose from when it comes to boat charter on the Solent.


Salty Dog Yacht Charter


Bacchus Yachting


Solent Charter International



Find the perfect yacht charter on the Solent to suit you - explore all the options here.


Boat Charters in Portsmouth

A wonderful starting point to explore the Solent and Isle of Wight, a boat charter in Portsmouth means steady winds and fun sailing conditions.




Charter Days



You’ll find yacht charters in Portsmouth and the surrounding area by clicking here.


Boat Charters in Southampton

Not just for cruise ships and ferries, a boat charter in Southampton is great way to explore this bustling maritime area. Arriving at the Southampton Boat Show by charter yacht is also highly recommended!


Ocean Sports


First Class Sailing


Firstaway Yacht Charters



You’ll find our full list of yacht charters in Southampton on our results page



Boat Charters in Dorset

From long sandy beaches to the stunning cliffs of the Jurassic Coast, a boat charter in Dorset means you’ll enjoy a break full of history, heritage and plenty of good food & drink!


Boat Charters in Weymouth

With beautiful scenery and a blue flag winning beach, if you set sail on a boat charter in Weymouth you’ll get a chance to enjoy the bay made famous during the 2020 Olympics.


B H Marine


Carey Yacht Charters



Choose a yacht charter in Weymouth, or further afield, using our search results page.


Boat Charters in Poole

Explore Poole Harbour, or embark on a longer voyage to the Channel Islands, when you book a boat charter in charming Poole.


Calypso Charters


Poole Sailing


Poole Boat Charters



For the full list of yacht charters in and around Poole, click here.



City Boat Charters


Boat Charters in London

Even if a boat trip isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the nation’s capital, arranging a boat charter in London is a wonderful way to see another side of city life.


Burgess Yachts


Viscount Cruises


Helm Yacht Charters



Keen to book a yacht charter in London? See all your options by clicking here.



Boat Charters in Liverpool

Set a course for Ireland, or stay closer to home and explore Merseyside. There’s loads of destinations to choose from with a boat charter in Liverpool.


Liverpool Boat Charter


Mersey Lass



Get planning your next adventure with a yacht charter in Liverpool - see the full list of options here.




As an island nation, we’re incredibly lucky to be surrounded by so much coastline, and open water to explore, not to mention the numerous inlets and rivers along the way. 


A charter boat holiday really is a great way to soak up some of the best the UK has to offer, while making memories that last a lifetime along the way.