/ June 7th, 2018

Why Malta is a Great Yachting Destination

Discover why Malta is a great yachting destination. Experience the heart of the Mediterranean.

1. Malta is the heart of the Mediterranean

Malta View

Explore the Maltese Islands, which are located slap bang in the middle of the Mediterranean with 3,000 square km of territorial waters. Find easy access to Sicily, the Greek Islands and Sardinia; even Croatia, North Italy, Corsica, the South of France and Egypt are within reach.

2. The sea is great to navigate

Azure Ultra Skrrt

Expect plenty of sunshine and only gentle winds perfect for seafaring on most days during the long, hot Mediterranean summer. Know you’re protected from oceanic currents and waves and that local seaman have grown accustomed to the mood and character of the Mediterranean and know how to avoid storms and rough seas.

3. Malta has an enviably long boating season

Aerial Shot of Yachts

Get into the full swing of the sizzling boating season in Malta when the rest of Europe is experiencing lower temperatures. Indulge in Mediterranean weather as Malta brags about 300 days of sunshine with almost no rain at all in summer. Take advantage of favourable conditions for seafaring from early April up to late October – seven full months of sea, sun and fun.

4. The sea is alluring

Azure Ultra Aerial Shot

Allow yourself to be mesmerised by the inviting Caribbean blue, green and aquamarine waters around the Maltese Islands. Get lost in the clear views of the seabed deep below the waves from the deck of a yacht. Immerse yourself in the sparkling water knowing you are safe, as no sea creatures pose any significant threats. Simply relish the beauty of marine life, the mystery of underwater caves and the adventure of water sports.

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5. Malta & Gozo are top rated diving destinations


Discover Malta and Gozo as the top diving spots in the world. Snorkel in safe, clean and clear waters, have a try-dive or engage in a PADI course and certification. Become a seasoned diver and enjoy wreck dives and cave exploring, or take a freediving course to do the same. It’s a world of wonder below the waves and you want to see it!

6. The Maltese Islands are surprisingly exotic

Mosta Dome

Discover 7,000 years of history, 3 UNESCO world heritage sites and the oldest man-made structures in the world. Experience Valletta, the 450-year-old capital city built by the Knights of Malta that’s European Capital of Culture 2018. Explore hundreds of attractions and activities with a summer of art and music events under the stars. Get intimate with secluded beach coves and a friendly welcoming people. You begin to get the picture, then travel to one of the Best Places to Travel in 2018 by Condé Nast Traveller magazine.

7. You can totally embrace the Maltese Islands

Yachting through Caves

Best of all, see it all! Visit all the five islands that make up the Maltese archipelago and explore every nook and cranny of their 197 km of spectacular shoreline, scattered with weathered caves, majestic cliffs and sandy bays. Explore your interests amid the abundance of curiosities held within just 316 km².

Prepare yourself for one of the richest experiences of a lifetime. Experience yachting in Malta.





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