Solent Bareboat Yacht Charters

Our Solent Bavaria bareboat charter yacht fleet is based in Southampton with midweek and long weekend charters costing from just £549. Our 9 Bavaria yachts have many added benefits like free car parking and free berthing around the Solent, so we strongly believe we offer the best bareboat yacht charter at much reduced costs compared to operators such as Fairview Sailing in Hamble. All our yachts are covered by full insurance & SeaStart mechanical breakdown assistance.

A £250 deposit via our online system will hold you charter with the balance due 28 days the charter.

Free berthing in Hamble Point, Port Hamble, Mercury, Ocean Village, Hythe & Sparks marinas

Full Insurance & SeaStart Assistance Are Included In Our Charter Fees

No Queuing At Fuel Berths As We Refuel The Yachts

Fuel, Gas & Secure Marine Parking Also Included


Meet Our Solent Charter Fleet 30ft - 49ft

Inspiration Solent Bareboat Charter"Inspiration" is our Bavaria 49ft sail cruiser and is available for bareboat yacht charter from her Southampton marina berth. She is MCA cat 3 coded for 12 persons meaning she can sail 20 miles from land by day & night, but not to be used for racing. You will find a detailed description of  Inspiration`s features here.

We offer either weekend (2 days / 3 nights) charters or midweek (4 day / 4 nights) charters, costing from a inclusive  £1499.  

Minimum of RYA Coastal Yachtmaster Practical qualification required for skipper 

Summary : Licensed For 12 Persons

Home Berth Southampton

Midweek Bareboat Charters : Monday 4pm to Friday 8am £1499 

Weekend Bareboat Charters : Friday 4pm to Monday 8am £1499


Price Comparison To Fairview Sailing ( Their Price High Season Weekend £1998 )


frolika2.jpg"Frolika" is our Bavaria 42ft sail cruiser and is available for bareboat yacht charter from her Southampton marina berth. She is MCA cat 3 coded for 8 persons meaning she can sail 20 miles from land by day & night, but not to be used for racing. 

You will find a detailed description of our Bavaria 42 features here. 

We offer either weekend (2 days / 3 nights) charters or midweek (4 day / 4 nights) charters, costing from an inclusive  £749. 

Deposit of just £1000 held on a credit card. Minimum of RYA Coastal Skipper Tidal Practical qualification required for skipper with another person the skipper deemed capable as crew.  


Frolika Bavaria 42 Summary : Licensed For 8 Persons. Berthed In Southampton

Midweek Bareboat Charters : Monday 4pm to Friday 8am 

Weekend Bareboat Charters : Friday 4pm to Monday 8am

Low Season £749    Mid Season £799   High Season £999

Price Comparison To Fairview Sailing ( Their Price High Season Weekend £1672 )



janbo38small.jpg"Janbo" is our Bavaria 38ft sail cruiser and is available for bareboat yacht charter from her Southampton marina berth. She is MCA cat 3 coded for 8 persons meaning she can sail 20 miles from land by day & night, but not to be used for racing. 

You will find a detailed description of our Bavaria 38 features here. 

We offer either weekend (2 days / 3 nights) charters or midweek (4 day / 4 nights) charters, costing from an inclusive  £629. 

Deposit of just £1000 held on a credit card. Minimum of RYA Day Skipper Tidal Practical qualification required for skipper with another person the skipper deemed capable as crew.  


Janbo Bavaria 38 Summary : Licensed For 8 Persons. Berthed In Southampton

Midweek Bareboat Charters : Monday 4pm to Friday 8am 

Weekend Bareboat Charters : Friday 4pm to Monday 8am

Low Season £629    Mid Season £675   High Season £899

Price Comparison To Fairview Sailing ( Their Price High Season Weekend £1169 )


Bavaria Solent Bareboat Charter

"Hope" is our Bavaria 37ft sail cruiser and is available for bareboat yacht charter from her Southampton marina berth. She is MCA cat 3 coded for 8 persons meaning she can sail 20 miles from land by day & night, but not to be used for racing. 

You will find a detailed description of our Bavaria 37 features here. 

We offer either weekend (2 days / 3 nights) charters or midweek (4 day / 4 nights) charters, costing from an inclusive  £559. 

Deposit of just £1000 held on a credit card. Minimum of RYA Day Skipper Tidal Practical qualification required for skipper with another person the skipper deemed capable as crew.  


Hope Bavaria 37 Summary : Licensed For 8 Persons. Berthed In Southampton

Midweek Bareboat Charters : Monday 4pm to Friday 8am 

Weekend Bareboat Charters : Friday 4pm to Monday 8am

Low Season £559    Mid Season £599   High Season £799

Price Comparison To Fairview Sailing ( Their Price High Season Weekend £1169 )


Bavaria Solent Bareboat Charter

"Gallifrey" is our Bavaria 37ft sail cruiser and is available for bareboat yacht charter from her Southampton marina berth. She is MCA cat 3 coded for 8 persons meaning she can sail 20 miles from land by day & night, but not to be used for racing. 

You will find a detailed description of our Bavaria 37 features here. 

We offer either weekend (2 days / 3 nights) charters or midweek (4 day / 4 nights) charters, costing from an inclusive  £559. 

Deposit of just £1000 held on a credit card. Minimum of RYA Day Skipper Tidal Practical qualification required for skipper with another person the skipper deemed capable as crew.  


Gallifrey Bavaria 37 Summary : Licensed For 8 Persons. Berthed In Southampton

Midweek Bareboat Charters : Monday 4pm to Friday 8am 

Weekend Bareboat Charters : Friday 4pm to Monday 8am

Low Season £559    Mid Season £599   High Season £799

Price Comparison To Fairview Sailing ( Their Price High Season Weekend £1169 )


Hope Solent Bareboat Charter

"Gemini" is our Bavaria 37ft sail cruiser and is available for bareboat yacht charter from her Southampton marina berth. She is MCA cat 3 coded for 8 persons meaning she can sail 20 miles from land by day & night, but not to be used for racing. 

You will find a detailed description of our Bavaria 37 features here. 

We offer either weekend (2 days / 3 nights) charters or midweek (4 day / 4 nights) charters, costing from an inclusive  £559. 

Deposit of just £1000 held on a credit card. Minimum of RYA Day Skipper Tidal Practical qualification required for skipper with another person the skipper deemed capable as crew.  


Gemini Bavaria 37 Summary : Licensed For 8 Persons. Berthed In Southampton

Midweek Bareboat Charters : Monday 4pm to Friday 8am 

Weekend Bareboat Charters : Friday 4pm to Monday 8am

Low Season £559    Mid Season £599   High Season £799

Price Comparison To Fairview Sailing ( Their Price High Season Weekend £1169 )


Hebe Solent Bareboat Yacht Charter

"Hebe" is our Bavaria 34ft sail cruiser and is available for bareboat yacht charter from her Southampton marina berth. She is MCA cat 3 coded for 6 persons meaning she can sail 20 miles from land by day & night, but not to be used for racing. 

You will find a detailed description of our Bavaria 34 features here. 

We offer either weekend (2 days / 3 nights) charters or midweek (4 day / 4 nights) charters, costing from an inclusive  £489. 

Deposit of just £1000 held on a credit card. Minimum of RYA Day Skipper Tidal Practical qualification required for skipper with another person the skipper deemed capable as crew.  


Hebe Bavaria 34 Summary : Licensed For 6 Persons. Berthed In Southampton

Midweek Bareboat Charters : Monday 4pm to Friday 8am 

Weekend Bareboat Charters : Friday 4pm to Monday 8am

Low Season £489    Mid Season £525   High Season £699

Price Comparison To Fairview Sailing ( Their Price High Season Weekend £914 )



Bavaria 30 Solent Bareboat Yacht Charter

"For Sail" is our Bavaria 30ft sail cruiser and is available for bareboat yacht charter from her Southampton marina berth. She is MCA cat 3 coded for 6 persons meaning she can sail 20 miles from land by day & night, but not to be used for racing. 

You will find a detailed description of our Bavaria 30 features here

We offer either weekend (2 days / 3 nights) charters or midweek (4 day / 4 nights) charters, costing from an inclusive £454. 

Deposit of just £1000 held on a credit card. Minimum of RYA Day Skipper Tidal Practical qualification required for skipper with another person the skipper deemed capable as crew.  


For Sail Bavaria 30 Summary : Licensed For 6 Persons. Berthed In Southampton

Midweek Bareboat Charters : Monday 4pm to Friday 8am 

Weekend Bareboat Charters : Friday 4pm to Monday 8am

Low Season £454   Mid Season £485   High Season £649

Price Comparison To Fairview Sailing ( Their Price High Season Weekend £914 )


Bareboat Yacht Charter Qualifications

Our insurance company specifies that the bareboat skipper has one of the following qualifications :-


RYA Day Skipper Tidal Practical* ( Course Conducted In UK Tidal Waters ) Allows Max Yacht Size 38ft

Restricted to the coastal area from Poole Harbour in the West to Chichester Harbour in the East. Sailing by day only with 1 experienced crew on board.


RYA Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Coastal Practical Allows Max Yacht Size 42ft

Restricted to UK coastal waters. Sailing by day or night within 12 miles of UK coast line with at least 1 experienced crew on board.


RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Practical Allows

Restricted simply by the MCA cat 3  ( 20 mile from a safe haven ) of the yacht with at least 1 very experienced crew on board.


Also the person deemed as the 1st mate must have a skill level to be able to take control of the yacht in an emergency situation. Our yachts are not insured for racing. Handover is from 4pm to 6pm. Our bareboat charter agreement can be downloaded here.


* RYA Day Skipper Tidal Practical course completion certificate must show the course was conducted in UK tidal waters.
For example courses conducted in the Gibraltar & the Mediterranean are not accepted as tidal courses.
The ICC qualification alone is not an acceptable qualification.