Lonely Planet: Croatia one of world’s top 10 ultimate sailing destinations
With over a thousand islands to explore and countless dazzling beaches and hidden coves and bays to escape to, it’s no wonder Lonely Planet singled out Croatia as one of the world’s best sailing spots in their article, “Where to sail into the sunset.” First on their list are the British Virgin Islands.
Pack your sea legs for island adventures aplenty in this whistlestop tour of the world’s best sailing spots, taken from Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Experiences.
1. British Virgin Islands
What happens when steady trade winds meet an island-flecked channel with tame currents and hundreds of protected bays? Every mariner worth their sea salt sails there – hence the British Virgin Islands (BVIs) being a sailing fantasy land. There are more than 40 islands and hundreds of anchorages, all within sight of each other. The BVIs are one of the planet’s easiest places to sail – more than a third of all visitors, from beginners to old hands, come to do just that. Read more.
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