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Corsica

Embark in Corsica with a professional skipper!

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You want to chill under the sun surrounded by turquoise water? What you need is a cruise in Corsica! Whether it is on a catamaran or a monohull, treat yourself and disconnect!

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Why go there by boat ?

Set sail to discover a beautiful and wild nature during a cruise in Corsica. The French call it the Island of Beauty and it is even better from the sea!

#1 Perfect weather to sail

You will have the best weather to enjoy your cruise in Corsica and in North Sardinia! You will always find beautiful coves sheltered from the wind to spend the night and have many sailing possibilities, even for beginners.

#2 Dozens of magnificent islands

This region is composed of dozens of beautiful islands! We most commonly hear about the Lavezzis. These inhabited islands, at the south of Bonifacio, are surrounded by crystal clear water. But we could also mention the Sardinian islands: the archipelago of the Maddalena, the wild islands of Caprera, Buddeli or Spargi. Each and every one of them are absolutely marvellous. Up north, the Capraia island is a dream place for nature lovers.

#3 A new vision from the sea

First of all, the Corsican coast is a magical place. The beaches, the coves, the cliffs viewed from the sea are a delight for the sight. Bonfacio, the Agriates beach and the Cap Corse are perfect examples. Besides, while travelling on a sailboat, you can go to places, usually unreachable. For hiking fans it’s a perfect way to match sailing and walking in well-preserved areas. Finally, you can sleep on the boat which allows you to arrive in the most popular spots after the tourists left and enjoy the place just for yourself, even during the peak season.

#1 Perfect weather to sail

You will have the best weather to enjoy your cruise in Corsica and in North Sardinia! You will always find beautiful coves sheltered from the wind to spend the night and have many sailing possibilities, even for beginners.

#2 Dozens of magnificent islands

This region is composed of dozens of beautiful islands! We most commonly hear about the Lavezzis. These inhabited islands, at the south of Bonifacio, are surrounded by crystal clear water. But we could also mention the Sardinian islands: the archipelago of the Maddalena, the wild islands of Caprera, Buddeli or Spargi. Each and every one of them are absolutely marvellous. Up north, the Capraia island is a dream place for nature lovers.

#3 A new vision from the sea

First of all, the Corsican coast is a magical place. The beaches, the coves, the cliffs viewed from the sea are a delight for the sight. Bonfacio, the Agriates beach and the Cap Corse are perfect examples. Besides, while travelling on a sailboat, you can go to places, usually unreachable. For hiking fans it’s a perfect way to match sailing and walking in well-preserved areas. Finally, you can sleep on the boat which allows you to arrive in the most popular spots after the tourists left and enjoy the place just for yourself, even during the peak season.

With whom do you sail ?

our 5 best experiences

EXPERIENCE 1 : An openwindow on the Island of Beauty

Corsica deserves its nickname. The bluish tones of the Mediterranean, the whiteness of limestone cliffs in Bonifacio, the orange rocks of the Gulf of Porto, the golden reflections of heavenly beaches, and the silent mountains ranges in the background. Palette of landscapes is breathtaking and it’s much more enjoyable from the sea.

On the deck of the sailboat, you will enjoy a unique panorama on Corsican coasts. A natural show at any time of the day.

What would you think about having a nice breakfast along the Agriate desert? Or having a drink at sunset in the natural reserve of Scandola.
These are just a few of the many anchorages you can choose in Corsica. You can try different points of view every day and avoid routine. Much better than the terrace of a villa or the threshold of a hut, prefer the deck of a sailboat to see Corsica under its most beautiful shores.

EXPERIENCE 2 : Taste Corsican food

Smells, flavors, colors: Corsican food awakens your senses! And there's something for everyone.
Do you like meat? You’ll get crazy in Corsica. Prisuttu (ham), coppa (pork loin), lonzu (fillet), sausage or the famous figatellu (sausage with pork liver). It's meant to show you how all parts of the pig are delicious.
Living on a boat is a good time to try seafood. Oysters, mussels, sardines, it’s up to you! Still not convinced? You can try “Corsican bouillabaisse” (seafood soup).
You prefer cheese? It’s not a problem. Goat and sheep cheese will tickle your taste buds. For more smoothness, try brocciu. Corsican often have this kind of cream cheese with anything. It can be eaten as a dessert as well. You feel hungry? Don’t miss local honey or Corsican clementine
You can trust us when we say, Corsican gastronomy is full of delicious products. And before going for a swim, do not forget to digest!

EXPERIENCE 3 : Admire the perfect sunset on the deck

Corsica is one of the French regions the least affected by light pollution. To enjoy maximum darkness, two possibilities: Climb in the mountains or go down on the sea. This second option is without any doubt the most magical.
Lay down on the deck of an anchored sailboat, cradled by the sea and the lapping waves, open up your eyes to the magic of the stars.

EXPERIENCE 4 : Swim all day long

You want to swim in the Mediterranean sea? Nothing easier during a sailing cruise. Go out from your cabin, and the Big Blue stays there just waiting for you. You just have to dive from the deck to enjoy a 25 degrees average water in high season.
No traffic jam to go to the beach, no problem figuring out where to put your towel. You will enjoy Corsica far from the summer crowd.

At 6pm, everybody leaves the spot. It’s your turn to enjoy the best beaches quietly.
During your sailing cruise in the south of Corsica, why don’t you enjoy the sheltered anchorage of Rondinara Bay during the day, and reach the beach of the same name in the evening. It has been awarded "the most beautiful of France" a few years ago.

EXPERIENCE 5 : Sail with dolphins

Until proven otherwise, Corsican cows and wild pigs can’t swim. Therefore, not a chance you'll meet them. Dolphins could be the only visitors. You'll meet them a few miles offshore while they play with the boat wake. A pretty good idea of what freedom is.

When to go?

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Corsica is well known for its climate, ideal for sailing. Concerning the winds, it is important to pay attention to the informations concerning the Mistral, which can oftenly suprise the sailors in the Mediterranean sea.

A beautiful and large season in Corsica! Of course the peak season is in July and August, but the weather is perfect from May to October. The water temperature is around 23 degrees!

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Testimonials - They loved it

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Sailing cruise from Bonifacio

Very beautiful cruise with incredible moorages !


Marielle - august 2016

Sailing cruise in the Lavezzi and Maddalena islands

Awesome ! A first experience with Skippair which I clearly recommend. The crew Tania and Fabrice are great !


Pascal - june 2017

Daily cruise North Corsica: Gulf of Saint Florent

Jean-Pierre is a great person and a good skipper. His conversation is very interesting and he has got serious skills in sailing.


Thomas - april 2017

Daily cruise in South Corsica

Thank you so much for sending us with Frédéric, a great day on the sea, full of simplicity and authenticity. It sure was the best part of our holidays. Frédéric is a humble and authentic skipper.


Jeff - august 2016

Active cruise in North Corsica: Agriate and Scandola

Great experience with Skippair ! We got to choose and customize our cruise (starting as a cruise and then going on a sailing course). We came home with a lot of great memories!


Fanny - september 2016