About us

Luxury skippered sailing holidays

Our Values

Good humans

We believe that incredible things happen when you travel and experience the world with a group of likeminded epic humans. Start your journey as strangers, end as a family.

World leading

Our experiences will always be provided with an unwavering focus on exceptional quality, with safe, sustainable and responsible travel at the heart of everything we do.

Leave only footprints

Caring for the planet isn't just fundamental to our ethos, it's about respecting our environment and ensuring we look after it for generations of future travellers to enjoy.

Enjoy the journey

We have fun. We don't take ourselves too seriously. Life is one incredible adventure and it's in our DNA to make the most of every single moment.

Our Story

Yacht Getaways offers first class sailing yacht charter across the Mediterranean and South Pacific. Created by the founders of acclaimed sailing holiday operator MedSailors, we have provided our guests with exceptional travel experiences and once in a lifetime holiday memories. Using this in-depth knowledge of what makes the perfect sailing holiday and our own experiences sailing across the world, we aspire to achieve sailing excellence by catering for client’s bespoke requirements. We are confident you will enjoy the sailing trip of a lifetime.

Our Passion

Sailing is what we live and breathe, and for us there’s nothing more exciting than sharing the experience with others from around the world. We have searched for the best spots to give you an unforgettable experience of the Mediterranean & South Pacific, allowing you to sit back and take in all that these places have to offer. You'll be sailing with a professional skipper and experienced host who will help you get the most out of your sailing holiday.

Recognition

We're most proud of the amazing feedback we get from our guests, but we're also humbled to by recognised for our passion for travel by prestigious organisations such as The British Travel Awards. We are currently finalists for the 2019 British Travel Awards.

Sustainability

The ocean is directly tied to our lives and our passion which is why we are always looking for positive steps to take towards keeping our seas clean. We are always looking for ways to give back and help to improve the conditions in our oceans. We strongly encourage you to take part by using refillable water bottles and your Yacht Getaways tote bags on your holiday.

Working for us

Positions for Skippers & Hosts

Through a passion for sailing and a commitment to providing unforgettable trips to all our guests, we aim to deliver the highest standard of sailing holidays possible.

To meet this goal, we are recruiting professional skippers and hosts with the same enthusiasm and drive. We are currently recruiting our seasonal teams for our 2020 season. For more information on these roles, please view the job descriptions below:

Skipper Job Description Host Job Description

Seasonal Jobs

We offer variable contract lengths based on our seasonal requirements and availabilities, whether you are applying as a team or as an individual. Each team will be running their own yacht throughout the season with well appointed galleys, living quarters and amenities.

Pre Season Training

All Yacht Getaways Crew will take part in the Pre-Season Training, equipping you with the knowledge and expertise you need.

Applications

Please apply with your CV, cover letter and a recent image. If you have any queries, please email careers@navigatetravel.com.

Apply for 2020

Meet our team

Adam

Skipper

Nino

Skipper

Elizabeth

Host

Chase

Skipper

Helen

Host

Beatrice

Skipper

Natalie

Recruitment Team Leader

Colm

Product Manager

Jamie

Head of Operations

Zarko

Croatia Business Manager

Emma

Customer Service Manager

Katie

Customer Service Executive

Irma

Business Manager

Iwan

General Manager

Blythe

Accounts Administrator

Alicia

Digital Marketing Executive

Jessica

Marketing Manager

Lucas

Developer

Daniel

Co-founder

Jeremy

Co-founder

Hamish

Co-founder