The Balearics include several islands that are firmly imprinted in the minds of many British holidaymakers - Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca. It is sailing that is increasingly coming to the attention of visitors to the Balearics however, with the opportunity to see the islands in a very different light, away from the mass tourism and British themed tourist strips.
A yacht charter in the Balearics allows sailors to dip in and out of bays and harbours at their leisure, not just seeing more of one island, but providing the opportunity to visit multiple islands on one holiday. Even on a one week holiday you could visit Majorca, Menorca and Cabrera comfortably. Alternatively, take it easy and meander from bay to bay, anchoring off one of the many golden beaches by day and at night mooring in a quiet village or lively hotspot. It's entirely up to you.
Our Balearic Island Base (click here)
Our primary base in the Balearic Islands is Palma, the capital city of the island of Majorca. Located just 15 minnutes from the airport, Palma is a well sheltered marina with all the conveniences and entertainment required to start ans finish a sailing holiday with a bang!
Wind and weather (click here)
The weather in the Balearics is typically Mediterranean, with long hot and dry summers. During peak season of July and August temperatures average in the early 30s. In May and October you'll experience temps in the early to mid 20s.
The winds are mostly moderate and average Force 3-4 (light to moderate winds). In Majorca and Menorca the wind comes predominantly from the north. In Mahon, the wind blows from the north 245 days a year. In Ibiza, Formentera and the other islands, the wind comes more from the south-east and wind speeds are generally lower.