YACHT RALLY - sail in company

  • 2016 Sail New Caledonia

    29 APRIL TO 12 MAY

    Less than a 3 hour flight from Sydney, sitting in the world’s largest lagoon, is a sailing paradise waiting to welcome you. New Caledonia is one of Australia’s closest Pacific Island neighbours and Mariner Boating Holidays are offering a 13 day sail, land and air package where all you need to do is hop on one of our yachts and join the fun.

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    2016 Sail New Caledonia

    2016 French Riviera Yacht Rally

    17 JUNE TO 2 JULY

    Glitz and glamour are synonymous with the French Riviera, but as you cruise the Côte d’Azur on your very own yacht you will see a side to this coast unavailable to the average tourist.

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    2016 French Riviera Yacht Rally

    2016 Sweden Yacht Rally

    29 JULY TO 13 AUGUST

    Ancient history, distinctly Northern European culture and a storied maritime tradition are just a few of the things you’ll discover in the Baltic Sea. Read more
    2016 Sweden Yacht Rally

    2016 Chesapeake Bay Yacht Rally


    Chesapeake offers hundreds of anchorages large and small, a diverse range of wildlife and shore side historical communities whose stories wait in anticipation for the eager traveler.

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    2016 Chesapeake Bay Yacht Rally

    2016 Croatia Yacht Rally

    9 to 25 SEPTEMBER

    Join us as we sail from Split to medieval Dubrovnik on one of 10 identical Beneteau First 45 yachts. There is a reason we continue to return to this country every year, it’s just that good! 


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    2016 Croatia Yacht Rally

    2016 Tahiti Yacht Rally

    10 to 24 September

    Explore miles of white sandy beaches,lush rainforests,waterfalls, coral reefs and a relaxed water culture – it is the perfect tropical sailing destination. Read more
    2016 Tahiti Yacht Rally


    A Yacht Rally is a hosted sailing holiday that mixes a short fun races with an equal amount of free time to explore on your own.

    If sailing, swimming, food and culture, and socialising with adventurers like yourself sounds appealing, then you will love a Yacht Rally.

    Travelers with any level of sailing expeirence can join, from professionals to the complete novice!

    Our Australian Yacht Rally guides have years of travelling and sailing experience under their belt and are experts in these destinations. Plus! There is always a yacht technician on hand who speaks the local language and provide support on your yacht if needed.

    From the water you will experience travelling from a whole new perspective. Join us on an adventure of a lifetime and let Mariner Boating dissolve the stress out of your holiday.

    Relax Race and Mingle on a Mariner Boating rally


    Couples families and singles enjoying Mariner Boating Rallies


    Luxury Hotel Accommodation

    No need to jump straight on the yacht after your long journey from Australia. Relax in comfort with pre and post rally accommodation included in most rally

    A Fully equipped charter yacht

    It wouldn’t be a yacht rally without the yacht, so your place on the boat is of course included. Depending on the rally we have a large range of yachts available.

    Yacht technical assistance 24/7

    We pride ourselves on choosing the best charter operators, however you need to be prepared so we always take a local yacht technician with us. If you have any issues with the boat, they are there to assist – 24/7.

    Mariner Boating Staff

    We are here to answer any questions you may have and to ensure you have the sailing experience of a lifetime.

    Yacht berthing and celebratory dinners on race days

    After each “race”, you can be assured a nights berthing and dinner at a local restaurant.

    Optional local onshore excursions

    Every second day is a free day and we often organise impromptu tours for those

    All those little charter extras

    Don’t worry we have thought of it all - Dinghy and outboard motor, end-of-charter cleaning, One-way charter fees, bed linen and towels – you name it!

    Regular newsletters

    With all of the freedom its nice to have a little guidance here and there, so we provide regular newsletters along the route top keep you well informed of local attractions and news

    Race Management and Prize

    They’re lighthearted and fun, but races all the same so you can expect prizes after each race – some serious and some not so serious

    Rally souvenir Sailing vest

    This is no ordinary vest, for every Mediterranean Yacht Rally you will receive a SLAM Summer Sailing Vest to commemorate your time on the rally

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  • Suffice to say, that it was the most fantastic holiday that exceeded all of our expectations.

    Croatia Yacht Rally 2004

    Martin & Annie Bennett – Croatia Rally 2004
    Destination: Mediterranean

    We have only recently returned from Europe and we must tell you that we had a fantastic time on the Rally.

    Not only was it superbly organised and run by you and your fantastic staff, but the open and friendly camaraderie of all the participants made it a very relaxing and enjoyable holiday.

    Aegean Yacht Rally 2007

    Norma Burke & Ron Spinner
    Destination: Mediterranean

    I want to tell you how much I enjoyed our trip to Tahiti with you, Trevor and all our fellow sailors – in a word – FABULOUS!

    Tahiti Nui Yacht Rally - 2002

    Rob Green
    Destination: South Pacific

    …I want to compliment you upon the detail of the organisation. This proceeded without any visible hitch. … We enjoyed the regatta and the short break on Moorea very much.

    Tahiti Nui Yacht Rally 2002

    Robert Lewin
    Destination: South Pacific

    …thanks for organising such a great holiday! We had a fantastic time. It was a huge task pleasing so many but you all succeeded with flying colours!

    Tahiti Rally 2001

    Susan Jones
    Destination: South Pacific

    We had a fabulous time. The boat was truly a dream - please tell Trevor that I will never doubt his recommendations again! It was worth every penny!

    Andreas was great, the boat was great, the people were great, the food was great, and the weather was great and the wine was, well let’s not get carried away, but not bad. Thanks again for all your help… can’t wait until the next time.

    Croatia Yacht Rally 2004

    Pip Lavis
    Destination: Mediterranean
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