Short Sailing Breaks in Cornwall

A Sailing Holiday in Cornwall – Simply Unforgettable!

From our home port of Falmouth we can enjoy some of the finest coastal sailing and visit areas of outstanding natural beauty.Why not escape for a long weekend or short break and enjoy a great introduction to traditional sailing on our beautiful gaff cutter? Discover pretty fishing villages, beautiful bays and secluded anchorages; a short break or sailing weekend offers something for everyone.

Sailing in the Carrick Roads

No experience is necessary as you will learn the ropes from our professional crew. We love sharing our passion for Eda and traditional sailing and you will be assured of a real hands-on experience. Hoist the sails, raise the anchor and steer the boat and then relax and enjoy the stunning surroundings we sail in. If you are an experienced sailor, there are plenty of opportunities to put your skills to use.

Voyages start in Falmouth at 15:00 and end in Falmouth at 15:00

A Fantastic experience. Wonderful final mornings sail. Great company. Amazing food Chloe. Good luck in your ventures. Becky and James you deserve to be successful. All the best.” Liz, October 2013

Highlights of the Fal

Falmouth harbour is the third largest natural harbour in the world, offering sheltered water and numerous creeks to explore. There is still an active marine industry including local fishing, traditional boat building and oyster dredging by Falmouth working boats. Sail up towards Restronguet, St.Just or anchor off the picturesque town of St. Mawes.

Take a short walk ashore along part of the stunning south west coast path or perhaps enjoy a drink in a local waterside pub or a glass of wine on the deck as the sun sets.

At anchor in the Helford River

 Picturesque coastal villages extend a warm welcome

A few miles to the south west, the scenic Helford River lies within a Special Area of Conservation. With beautiful beaches, tropical gardens and the setting for Daphne Du Maurier’s ‘Frenchman’s Creek’, this is a favourite peaceful anchorage.

Twenty miles east lies the port of Fowey. We love it here and Eda always receives a warm welcome. This is a friendly working harbour full of traditional local boats.

Depending on the wind and weather, we may also anchor off the small fishing villages of Mevagissey or Coverack. We can also drop our crab pots overnight and see what we catch.

This part of Cornwall often has warmer than average temperatures during the spring and autumn months. Abundant seabirds are frequently spotted and dolphins, basking sharks and seals are regular visitors to these waters.