The primary destinations covered by Yacht Insider's Guide are New England, French Med and Balearic Islands.  

We continue to expand into other regions.  All destinitaions covered in the website are listed below. 

      • New England 2016

        Welcome to the 8th edition of the New England Yacht Insider’s Guide! This guide only includes ‘recommended’ services and each year, we interview countless captains, crew members and yacht owners...

          • Camden, Maine

            With its myriad of harbors, coves and islets, Penobscot Bay offers what Maine cruising is all about. Located at the northwest corner is the quiet and beautiful town of Belfast. With the recent...

          • Boothbay Harbor

            As part of the Mid Coast region of Maine, Boothbay Harbor is a perfect stop over point when heading east from Portland and boasts a beautiful, natural harbor. Built along the meandering waterfront...

          • For more than a century, boaters have always been attracted to Mount Desert Island due to the many beautiful and well protected harbors, rugged coastline, shore-side attractions and well...

          • Portland

            Portland is Maine’s largest city and is a bustling commercial hub for shipping, ferry service, and convenient air travel. Located at the beginning of Casco Bay, which stretches east with many...

          • Matthew Kenney

            With its myriad of harbors, coves and islets, Penobscot Bay offers what Maine cruising is all about. Located at the northwest corner is the quiet and beautiful town of Belfast. With the recent...

          • Boston

            Boston, the cradle of American independence, is a modern metropolis and the cultural and business capital of New England. This vibrant city is filled with history and culture and mixes “Old World...

          • Cape Cod

            Long a favorite summer destination by land or sea, this area is saturated with miles of beautiful beaches and is blessed with reliable cool breezes that bring joy to boaters and relief from the...

          • Fairhaven & New Bedford

            Two of New England’s best kept secrets are the twin towns of Fairhaven and New Bedford, located on each side of New Bedford’s inner harbor. Both towns have a rich history dating back to the first...

          • Martha's Vineyard

            Martha’s Vineyard is a beautiful island unspoiled by development with an amazing diversity of coastal cliffs, hills, forests, picturesque villages and marvelous country roads. Each of the six...

          • Nantucket

            All who have visited this beautiful, sandy island off Cape Cod agree that it is a truly magical place steeped in rich history and gently tempered by new world luxury and elegance that has come...

          • Mystic

            Mystic River and the harbors nestled along its banks are one of Southern New England’s premier cruising destinations. Mystic River provide a serene and safe setting to cruisers, who will be...

          • Essex

            Named “one of the last great places” by the Nature Conservancy, the Connecticut River Valley offers an enticing blend of history, culture, beautiful landscapes and nautical flavor. Here you will...

          • Stonington

            Considered by many the most beautiful seaside village in New England, Stonington remains one of the best-preserved and least commercial historic towns in Connecticut. Situated on a peninsula...

          • Bristol

            Bristol is a quiet and charming New England waterfront town that has always been linked to the sea with a rich nautical history. The town is perhaps most familiar to yachting enthusiasts as the...

          • Jamestown

            Jamestown (also known as Conanicut Island) is a beautiful island where visitors can enjoy a slow and relaxing pace with beautiful views at sunset across the bay to nearby Newport and Fort Adams....

          • Block Island

            Lying 14 miles off Stonington, the closest harbor, and about 25 miles from Newport, Block Island is a sailors and tourist favorite destination. Despite its popularity and the number of visitors...

          • Newport

            Newport is considered by most to be the yachting capitol of the U.S. Once a busy colonial seaport built around a large, protected harbor, the town is now a thriving year-round yachting community...

      • Balearic Islands

        Welcome to the fourth edition of the Yacht Insider’s Guide to the Balearic Islands. In this new, revised and updated edition you will find a wealth of local information regarding shore side...

        • Just a few miles to the south of Ibiza, the low lying island of Formentera enjoys an almost tropical setting, complete with long white sandy beaches, a lagoon and turquoise clear waters. The...

        • Ibiza is the western most Island of the Balears archipelago and the closest to the Spanish mainland. Having earned itself the reputation of Spanish capital of hedonistic tourism, most visitors...

        • This section of the Mallorquin coastline stretches from Alcudia bay to the north all the way down past Punta Salinas to the south; here the mountains of the north give way to rolling hills and...

        • Stretching from the approach to Cape Formentor to Alcudia bay, the northern coastline of Mallorca offers a rich and varied landscape. Between Soller and Cape Formentor, the coast is rugged and...

        • Set at the foot of the Tramuntana Mountain Range, Port de Soller is the only all weather harbour along the wild and spectacular Mallorquin north west coast. Dominated by steep hillsides, the port...

        • Stretching between Palma harbour to the east and the nature reserve of Dragonera Island to the west, the western section of the Mallorquin coastline offers numerous anchorage possibilities in...

        • As the eastern most of the Balear islands, Menorca is also the most remote and the quietest. The island has opted from early days to direct its infrastructure towards tourism of quality rather...

        • Capital of the Balearic Islands, the busy city Port of Palma de Mallorca has now firmly established itself amongst the world’s top super yacht destinations. Lying at the heart of the city, the...

      • Barcelona

        Barcelona, the Capital city of the Catalunya region of Spain is one of the most vibrant and culturally attractive cities in Europe. The city has much to offer with wonderful parks, beaches,...

      • French Med

        Welcome to the fourth edition of the Yacht Insider’s Guide to the French Med!  Here you will find exclusive “inside” information on shoreside attractions throughout the south coast of France, as...

        • Cannes

          Considered the heart and soul of the Cote d’Azur since the late 19th century, Cannes is one of the world’s most glamorous destinations and a ‘must see’ for visitors in the area. La Croisette, the...

        • Corsica

          Known in France under its nickname “l’Ile de Beauté”, Corsica might well be the most beautiful place on Earth! Located 110mi south from France and 11mi north from Sardinia, this gorgeous island is...

          • Known as the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, Ajaccio is largest city of the island and the capital of southern Corsica. The old city is a charming place to discover, with narrow streets leading...

          • Bastia, the capital of the north part of the island and the second largest city of Corsica, makes a wonderful stop to start a trip in Corsica. The ‘new’ harbour is busy, with ferries arriving...

          • On the southern tip of Corsica, facing Sardinia, Bonifacio is one of the most spectacular towns in the Mediterranean! It is built on a limestone cliff overlooking the long and narrow natural...

          • Calvi is a must stop while cruising around Corsica. Its beautiful citadel, pleasant marina, wonderful beach and landscape make it a first class destination. It is home of renowned hotels and...

          • Porto Vecchio is a highly attractive port with a historical and lively Old Town, known as the ‘St Tropez’ of Corsica, with bustling bars, good restaurants and exciting nightlife. It is a great...

          • At the west side of Cap Corse is The Golfe de St Florent, offering a well protected anchorage (except when the north winds are blowing!). St Florent is a gorgeous harbour founded by the Romans...

        • St. Tropez

          Placed on the jet set map in the mid fifties, thanks to the iconic Brigitte Bardot, St Tropez is a legendary name all over the world. But despite all its hype as a party mecca for the rich and...

        • Toulon

          The Bay of Toulon is one of the largest and most protected natural harbours in Europe. As a result, since the 17th century it has been a large military harbour, with a major French naval base....

        • Antibes

          Antibes, the ancient city of Antipolis was founded by the Greeks in the 5th century BC, and later became a major trading port dominated by the Romans. Today, it is a charming town with multiple...

        • La Ciotat

          Located midway between Marseille and Toulon, La Ciotat is a charming little town, in the middle of the gorgeous Bandol and Cassis wine regions. This quaint fishing village has a long tradition of...

        • Nice

          Officially a part of France only since 1860, Nice is renowned for its ‘douceur de vivre’ or ‘sweet life style’. Today it is the largest town of the French Riviera, the 5th largest town in France...

        • Monaco / Cap d’Ail

          Known internationally as a symbol of glamour and luxury, the Principauté of Monaco with its 473 acres (2 sq km), is the world’s second smallest country just after the Vatican City. It has been...

        • Marseille

          2013 is a year to celebrate in Marseille, as it has been awarded the European Capital of Culture. Since it was announced, a lot of energy has been used to transform and improve the antique city...

        • Villefranche / Beaulieu

          Located just a short distance east of Nice and west of Monaco, Villefranche-sur-Mer is an idyllic and serene fishing village oozing with charm and character. The gorgeous Bay of Villefranche is...

        • Sardinia, the second largest island of the Mediterranean is located 190 km from the west coast of Italy and just south of the French island of Corsica.
          Sardinia’s coastline is marked with...