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Portofino & Ligurian Coast Yacht Charter

For decades, luxury yacht charter groups to the Ligurian Coast - also known as the Italian Riviera - have adored the tiny and beautiful port of Portofino in Italy. As a commune of Genoa that has welcomed aristocrats, artists and celebrities over the centuries, Portofino provides a taste of the finer things in life, evolving with the times from a small fishing village on the rugged east coast and embracing its popularity while preserving its myriad charms.

Colourful buildings and quaint cobblestone streets meander away from the port that attracts sailing yachts and motor yachts alike. Cafes, boutique shops and gelatarias spill out into the harbour piazza from where you can watch the superyachts come and go, or take in the breath-taking views from on top of the hill.

The surrounding region is also a delight to culture-seekers, wine tasters, water sports fans and those looking to do nothing more than take life at their leisure and make the most of the services on board: The Cinque-Terre villages are carefully preserved UNESCO World Heritage Sites best accessed by water. Sperm whales and dolphins are regular visitors to the area that will be a magical encounter during any swim.

In Genoa, immerse yourself in the 16th Century palaces and residences of Via Garibaldi and at Forte dei Marmi guests can spoil themselves with lavish spas, Michelin-starred restaurants, high-end shops and a spectacular beach that stretches for miles.

5 quick reasons to visit Portofino & the Ligurian Coast:

Sensational UNESCO World Heritage Sites, fantastic snorkel and dive sites, delicious cuisine and wine tasting tours, golden sand beaches, incredible shopping

Portofino & the Ligurian Coast Yacht Charter Experiences

The Ligurian coastline is scenic and spectacular, combining colourful buildings with historic alleyways spilling over with vivid bougainvillea. At night, lantern-style electric lights create a romantic ambiance that makes the country of passion the perfect place to propose, have a honeymoon or celebrate an anniversary.

Sanremo or Genoa is the perfect place to begin, end or extend your luxury yacht charter due to its proximity to the French Riviera yacht charter grounds - another fantastic region to explore. In addition to Via Garibaldi, there are numerous theatres and residences to visit around Piazza Raffaele de Ferrari, including the Doge's Palace and Christopher Columbus's house.

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Follow the curve of the coast to the empty beaches of Punta Chiappa on the cape, then on to Cala dell'Oro and most importantly the Portofino Marine reserve where the Christ of the Abyss statue is located: Snorkellers will be able to see the statue through the clear water, whereas Scuba divers can get up close and descend the 40m/131ft to see the marine life swimming around its base. On dry land there is also the historic abbey and museum Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, which discusses the lives of the prisoners held there and the graffiti that they left behind.

Further down the Italian coast you'll sail upon 'Cinque Terre' - A succession of five coastal villages, all with the same spectacular views of the seas. These villages are less expensive and less sophisticated than their more popular sister, Portofino, yet they are a spectacular sight from your luxury yacht and each has its own unique charms to accompany its clean and clear beaches. Hikers looking to spend extra time on land can take the famous and stunning walk along this coastal route that links the five towns.

From Cinque Terre, guests can choose whether to indulge in some contemporary delights in Forte dei Marmi and Livorno with its top quality restaurants, beach clubs and bars, or immerse yourselves further in nature at Porto Venere and Palmaria. Caparia and Elba are both situated within the Tuscany National Park and are perfect for water sports above and below the water: Octopus, starfish and a massive variety of fish can be found around the vivid sea corals, walls and caves. Further south is Civitavecchia, the gateway to Rome and her splendid architectural and historical gems.

The types of yacht charter available in Portofino & Cinque Terre Italy include all the main types such as large crewed motor yachts, sailing yachts, catamaran, sailboats, luxury yachts and off-course the ever increasing super yacht charter. Like most of the Mediterranean, the Italian yacht chartering season generally runs from April to the end of October. Just like the favourite hideaways of the rich and famous, Portofino and the Italian Riveria is enjoying ever increasing popularity and success as a destination for Western Mediterranean luxury yacht charters.

Things to Consider:

Yachting seasons & climate:.

Portofino and the Ligurian Coast in the summer has that perfect balance between summer sunshine and cool breezes, with temperatures sitting around a comfortable 24°C/75°F and winter temperatures around 9°C/48°F. October tends to be the wettest month with June through to August the driest period, and from June until September, the sea temperature sits at a warm 20°C/68°F and above.

Clothing to Pack For Your Charter

Although beachwear is acceptable along the coast, smart-casual is the usual dress code for restaurants and bars with elegant eveningwear for concerts and casinos in the larger destinations.

Light layers are perfect for the summer months and a jacket will stave off the chill in the evening. When visiting religious sites, clothing should cover shoulders and thighs.

Main Ports and Marinas:

Porto Antico (Genoa), Marina di Portofino, Porto di Portovenere, Porto Mirabello, Porto di Livorno, Portoferraio

Famous Restaurants & Clubs:

Paolo e Barbara restaurant (Sanremo), Winterose Wine Bar (Portofino), Ristorante Puny(Portofino), La Peranza (Santa Margherita), Babicio (Portovenere), La Pia (La Spezia),

A Must See Attraction:

Via Garibaldi (Sanremo) Christ of the Abyss, Cinque Terre villages, Tuscany Natural Reserve

Best beaches to visit in your yacht:

Punta Chiappa, Cala dell'Oro, San Fruttuoso, La Grotta Di Moneglia, Porto Pidocchio, Spiaggia Levanto, Vernazza Beach, Guvano Beach, Riomaggiore Beach, Punta del Persico, Pozzale Beach, Groppolo Beach, The White Beach Rosignano, Cala della Mortola, Viticcio Beach, Samson Beach, Nisporto Beach

Local Yacht Events:

Italian Music Festival (Sanremo), Euro Flora (Sanremo), Festival of Fire (Recco

Best time to go:

The weather is driest and warmest from May until September, resulting in the most outdoor events during this period. Due to the school summer holidays from July until the end of August and therefore making it the busiest season. Autumn is a great time to go while the weather is still warm and dry and the popular locations are not as crowded.

Further Charter Information

Yacht Rentals Available: Go here for the current list of yacht rentals in Portofino and the Ligurian Coast.

Full Italy Yacht Charter Guide: Go here for the essential Italy yacht charter guide.

Italy Itineraries: Here is a selection of broker itineraries for Italy.

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The charter was an amazing experience. The highlight of our trip for all 11 of us. We really enjoyed the crew immensely. The food was outstanding (the chef is Mexican as are we). The itinerary was fantastic. We thoroughly enjoyed each place we stopped. There was only one significant problem. We didn't have enough time!!! So as you can see, we are charterers now. We will always relish the moments on Andiamo in every way. F.O from USA chartered M/Y ANDIAMO in, Portofino, Bonifaccio, Porto Cervo, Corsica , France in August

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The Open Yacht “ Be Mine ” is the ultimate charter experience with superior service and excitement assured. The comfort on board is ensured by spacious and liveable areas. The rear and the front sundeck, a big lounge sofa, a mobile bar with fridges. Inside a very large dinette, one cabins with a full bathroom. The sunshade protect you from the sun and the beautiful windscreen from the wind. Be Mine is an Italian Open Yacht from the shipyard ITAMA.


The Hardtop Motor Yacht “ Alter Ego ” is a huge and very exclusive boat. Big lounge with air condition with luxury sofas and all the comfort you need. Stern and front sundecks. Nr. 3 large cabins with complete bathrooms and showers. Two very professional people of crew to make your day unforgettable. Water toys available for your fun! Alter Ego is an Italian Yacht from the shipyard RIVA.


The Open Yacht “ Sweet Dream ” has beautifully proportioned volumes, soft lines and excellent liveability. Sportily aggressive lines that drape its superbly comfortable, generous interiors. Luxe woods, carefully selected textiles and attention to detail are the bywords. The cockpit makes time spent al fresco a pleasure. Sweet Dream is an Italian Open Yacht from the shipyard RIVA .


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As the Italian Riviera continues to attract the world’s jet-set, the tiny elegant Portofino provides the perfect array of indulgences and experiences to keep seasoned sailors returning each season. Lying east of Genoa, the charming Portofino is undeniably the Italian Riviera’s elite yachting capital.

Carved out of the steep rock face, the seaside town is almost completely secluded from the mainland, creating the ideal hideaway for rest and relaxation. Sitting on its own little peninsula, this picturesque fishing village hides a deeply luxurious heart beneath the quaintness of its small harbour and mellowing houses. The beauty of Portofino is only amplified when arriving by the sea, allowing an enviable view of the brightly coloured houses huddled around the harbour.

Lifestyle Acting as a haven for inspired writers, the exclusive seaside town has attracted the likes of Guy de Maupassant and Truman Capote over its attractive history. Portofino has embraced the modern-day exclusivities of designer boutiques and gourmet cafes without sacrificing any of its 1950s charm that made it so popular with the rich and famous of the past. Gently washed by the waters of the harbour, Portofino’s small centre revolves around an uncomplicated piazza, boasting designer names like Louis Vuitton, Dolce and Gabbana, Pucci, Gucci and Missoni.

Famous Residents Reinforcing its reputation as an opulent hideaway, Giorgio Armani, Dolce and Gabbana, the chairman of Pirelli tyres and the owner of the Genoa football club keep villas in Portofino. Peace and relaxation are the desires of visitors here, where no loud noise is allowed after 10pm and bomb-proof security is well in force. The most adventure you will encounter in Portofino is that you can find on any one of the coast’s exhilarating walks.

Walking A hikers dream, Portofino offers an endless array of scenic walking paths, allowing those lucky enough to cross them to explore hidden hilltop villages and catch an unforgettable view of the coast’s sandy-white cliffs. Perhaps the most scenic and rewarding is hiking amongst the cliffs of the UNESCO-protected Cinque Terre villages. A delightfully quaint maze of tiny gardens, windswept views and shady seaside resting spots.

Mooring Portofino is a tender port, and tenders arrive at the yacht moorage in the centre of town. For those with yachts bordering on the larger scale however, anchoring off the coast of Santa Margherita is required, just over two miles south. This is no great shame however, as Santa Margherita itself is a beauty to explore, with terraced gardens and castles by the sea ensuring the trip is not a wasted one.


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While away the hours in this discreet, luxury hideaway, where humble fishing boats bob next to superyachts, and refined hotels perch on rugged cliffs. Its privileged location on the peninsula heightens its exclusivity – no surprise that stars like Frank Sinatra and Elizabeth Taylor used to holiday here in the sixties. Extend your pampered adventure in Cinque Terre and La Spezia .

Call us or contact us here and an Abberley broker will make sure all the details are covered so you enjoy a perfect yachting experience in Portofino and the Italian Coast.

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pORTOFINO – Top Yacht Charter Destination

From Monterosso al Mare in the Cinque Terra region, you will sail north to reach Portofino. The roll call of famous people who have visited Portofino over the past two centuries attest to its seductive charms. It includes Guy de Montpassant, the famous 19th-century French author, as well as German philosopher Nietzsche. Movie stars dazzled by its beauty and who often visited for its seclusion included Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Grace Kelly and Humphrey Bogart. Today you can spot the likes of musicians Rod Stewart, Beyoncé, Jay Z, Avril Levigne and Chad Kroeger, and actor George Clooney.

Portofino seems to encapsulate that elusive quality of authentic glamour and elegance that is so fascinating and appealing. It oozes understated chic: think upmarket party venues, live bands, luxurious boutiques, and the best of traditional and gourmet restaurants.

PORTOFINO – The Gourmet Experience

Taste mouth-wateringly fresh anchovies, pesto made of just-picked pine nuts, locally grown veal, fresh local herbs — the food offering in Portofino is out of this world. But before you tuck in, why not try a famed Bellini cocktail (a mixture of Prosecco sparkling wine and peach purée) on the terrace of the Hotel Splendido while delighting in the views of Portofino from above. It’s an absolute must when white peaches are in season.

Ristorante Stella, the waterfront establishment serving some of the freshest seafood you will ever taste, is famous for its fish ravioli and plump mussels. For the non-fish eaters, there are plenty of other delectable dishes, made with homegrown produce, to sample. Their wines, desserts, service and ambience are truly world-class.

Da u Batti, which is slightly off the beaten track, is the place to escape for some peace and quiet when the waterfront becomes congested in high season. Their Scampi a la Portofino with langoustines and giant prawns in their secret signature sauce are major drawcards.

If you share the belief that the best restaurants to visit in a tourist hotspot are the ones frequented by locals, then Da u Batti is the place to go. You’ll see a lot of Italians here, though it’s unlikely you’ll be the only tourist in the restaurant. Da u Batti does have something of a cult following.

The list of favourite Portofino restaurants would be incomplete without Tripoli: think sea view, pesto lasagna, fish skewers, pine nuts and anchovies… It’s a real feast for the eyes and the palate.

PORTOFINO – Things to Do

But Portofino is not just a catalogue of stunning views and foodie delights. Open-air picnics, natural wonders, bird watching and hiking are just a few of its other attractions. Did you know, for example, that it is located in the middle of a protected area, with abundant wildlife and lush vegetation?

Portofino is a natural masterpiece. The mountains are spectacular, the air is clear and invigorating, the water is aquamarine, and the bougainvillea blooms are vibrant pink and purple… It truly is a slice of paradise.

It offers rather unique attractions, too, such as the submerged statue of Christ, found 15m below the sea level. Christ of the Abyss is one of the major diving attractions in the area, as are its shipwrecks, fish and unique red corals. Scuba diving off Portofino not only leaves you awe-inspired but will overwhelm your senses.


Call us or contact us here and an Abberley broker will make sure all the details are covered so you enjoy a perfect yachting experience in Portofino and on the Italian Coast.

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Rates from: 105,000 EUR per week

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Built: 2011, Gdansk

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Built: 2006, Lurssen

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Built: 2018, Sunreef Yachts

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M/Y Riva 68 EGO is a timeless motor yachts in the Mediterranean area. Combines comfort and luxury on a perfect charter holiday in Portofino area. This stylish and beautiful yacht is not just impressive in terms of looks but also in terms of powerful engine performance. Feel the comfort and safety whenever you charter M/Y Riva 68 EGO

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Charter yacht RIVA 68 EGO means live the fantastic Italian Riviera from a luxury prospective, visiting Portofino Area with San Fruttuoso Bay, Camogli, Santa Margherita or the Cinque Terre Area up to Portovenere.

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YachtLife Portofino Yachting Itinerary

Board your yacht, but spend the day anchored in Portofino, a small, world famous, fishing village, laying on the Italian Riviera, filled with pastel-colored houses, luxurious boutiques, restaurants and resorts. Visit its cobbled square Piazzetta and dine at [Hotel Splendido](https://www.belmond.com/hotels/europe/italy/portofino/belmond-hotel-splendido/dining), overlooking the mega yacht filled harbor, or climb to Castello Brown for a scenic view of the Tigullio Gulf .

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Punta Chiappa

Drop anchor in San Fruttuoso beach to visit the famous San Fruttuoso Abbey and to dive to the huge bronze statue of Christ with open arms . Later drop anchor in Punta Chippa to enjoy a swim in its clear and calm water against the dramatic backdrop of pools of rock. Finally, tender ashore to Camogli an exquisite seaside village comprised of gorgeously colored palazzi and houses.

YachtLife Portofino Yachting Itinerary 3 - 4

2-Hour Cruise

Begin your cruise to the infamous Cinque Terre with its crystal waters, rugged coastline and five beautiful hillside towns. Drop anchor in Monterosso to kayak to its many coves, or tender ashore to visit its old town full of seafood restaurants and boutiques. Later sail to Vernazza and step ashore onto its tiny port surrounded by colorful houses and a charming piazza lined with restaurants and bars.

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Porto Venere

Wake up in Vernazza and continue sailing down the Cinque Terre coastline, past Corniglia with its colorful houses resting on top of a cliff. Step ashore in Manarola and walk down the famous Via dell’Amore path to Riomaggiore. After lunch, begin cruising to Porto Venere, a medieval fishing village with a centuries-old Castello Doria

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5-Hour Cruise

Morning cruise to Elba, known for its stunning beaches and coves and as Napoleon’s place of exile . Visit the white pebble beaches close to Portoferraio, lounge on the famous Cavoli Beach with its beautiful white sand bathed by the crystal clear sea. Or simply spend the day exploring Elba’s rugged cliffs with its enchanting bays and sandy beaches, romantic fishing villages and ancient castles

YachtLife Portofino Yachting Itinerary 6 - 7


Begin your day cruising to Capraia , a unique rocky island created as a result of a volcanic eruption about 9 million years ago. Drop anchor at Cala Rosa Cove and spend the morning enjoying the crystalline water set against an amazing red rocky backdrop. In the afternoon sail to Saint-Florent, Corsica’s answer to St. Tropez; a bustling harbour town with a marina lined with luxury yachts and home to many bars and excellent restaurants

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3-Hour Cruise

Wake up in this thai-style paradise with white sandy beaches and crystal seas before cruising over to Bastia’s Vieux Port - the place to be in summer. Swim in the luminous waters full of marine life and later step ashore onto the majestic Old Port lined with restaurants and bars. End your night at one of the picturesque restaurants lining the port. Overnight in Bastia and return to Portofino in the morning.

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Experience the epitome of luxury with Yachting.Rent as you embark on a world-class yachting adventure to the iconic Portofino!

Tucked away in a picturesque harbor along the Italian Riviera, Portofino is a quintessential luxury destination, renowned for its charm, sophistication, and natural beauty. With Yachting.Rent, you’ll get to explore this stunning locale aboard our exceptional yachts.

Our diverse fleet is designed to cater to your every need, featuring a variety of yachts equipped with top-tier technology, state-of-the-art amenities, and comprehensive safety features. Each yacht boasts of unparalleled luxury, comfort, and performance, ensuring a perfect sailing experience.

As you set sail with Yachting.Rent, the captivating beauty of Portofino unfolds before you. Explore the region’s stunning coastline, dive into the azure Mediterranean waters, or simply soak up the sun on the deck of your private yacht. Your rental includes a dedicated crew, comprising a seasoned captain who knows the local waters like the back of his hand, and a private chef ready to craft your meals to your preference.

At Yachting.Rent, we are dedicated to providing a fully personalized service. Our team works closely with you to curate an itinerary that perfectly suits your desires, guide you to the best mooring spots, and accommodate any special requests you may have. Our focus on personalization ensures your yachting adventure is uniquely yours and memorable.

Choosing Yachting.Rent for your Portofino journey is not just about renting a yacht; it’s stepping into a world of luxury, comfort, and bespoke experiences. Whether you dream of a quiet escape or an exhilarating adventure, we are here to make it a reality.

Embark on your dream voyage with Yachting.Rent, and discover the allure of Portofino in style. Your incredible journey begins here!

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Boat & Catamaran charter in Portofino

Elan Impression 40 - La Marchesa - 2019

Elan Impression 40 – La Marchesa – 2019

Bavaria 39 Cruiser - Shangri-La - 2006

Bavaria 39 Cruiser – Shangri-La – 2006

Dufour 520 GL - Moscow Mule - 2019

Dufour 520 GL – Moscow Mule – 2019

Hanse 415 - Talia - 2017

Hanse 415 – Talia – 2017

Bavaria Cruiser 41 - 3 cab. - Xenia - 2016

Bavaria Cruiser 41 – 3 cab. – Xenia – 2016

Dufour 530 - 4 + 1 cab. - Gringott - 2021

Dufour 530 – 4 + 1 cab. – Gringott – 2021

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Why Choose Us

Yacht charter in Portofino

Experience the exhilarating allure of Portofino with Yachting.Rent, your premier yacht charter service. We’re committed to providing unforgettable maritime adventures that blend luxury, excitement, and impeccable service.

At Yachting.Rent, we offer a wide selection of high-quality yachts, each maintained to the highest standards and equipped with all the modern amenities to ensure your comfort and safety onboard. Whether you prefer the traditional elegance of a sailing yacht or the impressive power of a motor yacht, we have the perfect vessel to match your nautical needs.

Portofino, a picture-perfect fishing village on the Italian Riviera, is a dazzling destination for yacht charters. Renowned for its picturesque harbor, high-end boutiques, and celebrity sightings, Portofino delivers an unmatched blend of luxury and natural beauty. As you sail through these pristine waters, you’ll have the chance to explore stunning hidden coves, indulge in local gourmet delicacies, and soak in the vibrant culture of this glamorous locale.

At Yachting.Rent, we take pride in tailoring our services to fit your unique needs. From day trips to extended charters, we meticulously plan every detail to ensure a flawless yachting experience. Our dedicated team provides personalized itineraries, top-tier onboard catering options, and a variety of water sports and leisure activities.

Safety is paramount at Yachting.Rent. Our crew consists of highly skilled and experienced sailors who provide comprehensive support and guidance, ensuring a safe and enjoyable journey for all our guests, regardless of their sailing experience.

Choosing Yachting.Rent for your yacht charter in Portofino means opting for a first-class maritime adventure. From your initial inquiry to the end of your journey, our unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction ensures a seamless and memorable experience. Contact us today and let your extraordinary Portofino yacht charter adventure begin with Yachting.Rent.

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Dufour 470 - 3 cab. - Euphoria - 2022

Dufour 470 – 3 cab. – Euphoria – 2022

Dufour 530 - 5 + 1 cab. - Edvige - 2021

Dufour 530 – 5 + 1 cab. – Edvige – 2021

Bavaria Cruiser 37 - 3 cab. - Venere - 2016. (2024.)

Bavaria Cruiser 37 – 3 cab. – Venere – 2016. (2024.)

Dufour 430 - Kairos - 2024

Dufour 430 – Kairos – 2024

Dufour 530 - Gryffindor - 2020

Dufour 530 – Gryffindor – 2020

Dufour 56 Exclusive - 4 + 1 cab. - Hola - 2018

Dufour 56 Exclusive – 4 + 1 cab. – Hola – 2018

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About Portofino

Why is Portofino a good sailing destination?

Sailing to Portofino is akin to entering a paradise. Situated on the Italian Riviera, this vibrant fishing village turned luxury destination captivates sailors with its picturesque harbor, pastel-colored houses, and lush green hills.

Portofino offers an array of experiences for all types of sailors. Its location on the Ligurian Sea provides favorable weather and sailing conditions throughout most of the year, ensuring a smooth sailing experience for both novice and experienced sailors.

The landscape is a mix of natural beauty and architectural charm. You can anchor in the bay, take in the breathtaking scenery, or explore the winding streets and piazzas of the village. Portofino Natural Park and the Marine Protected Area are perfect spots for nature lovers, offering an array of local flora and fauna, excellent hiking trails, and fantastic diving spots.

The cultural and gastronomical experience in Portofino is second to none. You can sample local Ligurian cuisine, especially the fresh seafood, in the village’s excellent restaurants. The local wines, such as Vermentino or Sciacchetrà, are a must-try. Cultural landmarks like the Church of St. Martin and the Brown Castle provide fascinating insights into Portofino’s rich history.

The area around Portofino also provides an excellent sailing ground. You can venture to nearby destinations like Santa Margherita Ligure or Cinque Terre for a day trip, or even take a longer sail towards the French Riviera.

At Yachting.Rent, we aim to provide a sailing experience that captures all the unique aspects of Portofino. From exploring the charming village to unwinding in secluded bays, every sailing trip is crafted to your individual desires, promising a truly unforgettable adventure in this Italian paradise.

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Sailing boat or Catamaran, what to sail in Portofino

Embark on a breathtaking adventure in Portofino with Yachting.Rent, your trusted provider of superior sailing boat and catamaran charters. Our diverse fleet of top-tier vessels ensures we have the perfect fit for your unique sailing preferences, whether that’s the exhilaration of a sailing boat or the stability of a catamaran.

If you seek an authentic and thrilling sailing experience, our fleet of monohull sailing boats is the perfect choice. Offering a direct interaction with the wind and sea, these vessels guarantee a captivating sailing experience. Despite their sleek and efficient design, our sailing boats come equipped with cozy accommodations and all the necessary amenities for a comfortable journey.

Alternatively, if a leisurely and steady sailing experience is more your style, our catamarans are an excellent choice. With their twin-hull design, catamarans provide a stable and comfortable journey, making them a great choice for families or those new to sailing. Our catamarans boast ample interior and exterior space, perfect for larger groups or those seeking a more luxurious sailing experience. Their ability to navigate shallow waters allows you to explore secluded coves and beaches around Portofino that are typically inaccessible to larger vessels.

Portofino, with its picturesque harbor, upscale boutiques, and glamorous atmosphere, provides a fantastic sailing environment for both types of vessels. The team at Yachting.Rent is committed to ensuring a safe, enjoyable, and memorable sailing experience. We provide expert guidance, share local maritime knowledge, and suggest the best spots to anchor and explore.

Whether you’re drawn to the authentic sailing experience of a sailing boat or the comfort and stability of a catamaran, Yachting.Rent is your ideal partner for sailing adventures in Portofino. Begin your maritime journey with us today.

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35.97m  /  118' | intermarine | 2001.

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  • 1,267nm range
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  • Sleeps 10 overnight

The 35.97m/118' motor yacht 'Portofino' (ex. Maribella) was built by Intermarine in Italy at their Savannah shipyard. Her interior is styled by design house Ari Cross-Buchanan and she was completed in 2001. This luxury vessel's exterior design is the work of Luiz de Basto Designs.

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Portofino has been designed to comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests in 5 suites. She is also capable of carrying up to 7 crew onboard to ensure a relaxed luxury yacht experience.

Range & Performance

Built with a GRP hull and GRP superstructure, with teak decks, she benefits from a semi-displacement hull to provide exceptional seakeeping and impressive speeds. Powered by twin diesel Caterpillar (3412C DITA) 1,330hp engines, she comfortably cruises at 17 knots, reaches a maximum speed of 21 knots with a range of up to 1,267 nautical miles from her 26,874 litre fuel tanks at 14 knots. Her water tanks store around 4,542 Litres of fresh water. She was built to ABS (American Bureau of Shipping) classification society rules.

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Daily Boat Charter & Private Tours in Portofino

"let's meet in the famous square of portofino and leave for an unforgettable boat ride".

The best way to discover the Tigullio is certainly through the sea! Unspoiled landscapes with cliffs overlooking the sea, suggestive ravines and small villages that reveal themselves hidden by natural bays. You can enjoy all this and visit the most beautiful places in an intimate and relaxing atmosphere aboard our elegant boats equipped with all comforts. ‍

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We have thought of everything ...

Come aboard with us and relax, you will not have to worry about anything, we will take care of making you spend an unforgettable day!

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Private Tours With Skipper

We offer private tours and daily charter with skipper as well as charter and shuttle service to and from the main towns of Tigullio and Cinque Terre.

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All comforts included

On board our boats you can enjoy all the comforts and a V.I.P. experience We also offer additional services that can be requested separately such as, for example, aperitifs and champagne on board, restaurant reservations ... and all what more could you want.

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The choice is upto you!

You can rely on our experience to organize the perfect trip for you, or if you have special wishes let us know, we are at your complete disposal to offer you a unique experience !

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Do you want to organize a romantic moment to surprise the person you love? We will be your accomplices for your special surprises.

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The enchanting seaside village with its colorful houses that reflect on the crystalline sea. We will leave from our landing place right next to the enchanting square, we will pass by some of the most beautiful yachts in the world, owned by VIPs and celebrities and we will be able to admire the Brown Castle, which dominates the village from above.


After an evocative journey at sea, among cliffs of wild and uncontaminated beauty, we will reach the bay of san frutuoso, with its enchanting abbey and the famous Christ of the Abyss, a statue placed on the bottom of the sea. You can stop and visit the suggestive beach or stop offshore for a swim.

You will see Punta Chiappa and the ancient seaside village of Camogli, also known as the city of a thousand sailing ships. With its suggestive colorful houses overlooking the beach and the ancient Dragonara castle. You will be able to admire the romantic "fishing nets with hearts" that lovers leave on the pier.

During our mini-cruise to the 5 Terre you will have the opportunity to see these enchanting seaside villages. Of incomparable beauty. We will leave from Portofino or from a nearby place and we will take you to discover Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Rio Maggiore, five pearls that are unique in the world for their beauty!


The city of two seas, a narrow strip of land enclosed by two bays that create an idyllic, almost magical landscape! Loved and told by famous writers such as Hans Christian Andersen, it is undoubtedly one of the most evocative places to visit.


Santa Margherita Ligure, with its suggestive marina, is the ideal place for those looking for a quick trip. Starting from Portofino we will be able to see Paraggi and the Cervara Abbey from the sea. We will be able to stop for some selfies and a swim offshore or maybe an aperitif at sunset with a view of Portofino!


Santa Margherita Ligure, with its suggestive marina, is the ideal place for those looking for a quick trip. Starting from Portofino we will be able to see Paraggi and the Cervara Abbey from the sea. We will stop for some selfies and a swim offshore or maybe an aperitif at sunset with a view of Portofino!

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River Cruise on Luxurious Radisson Boat

Equipped with ice-breaking technology, these huge fancy yachts are the only river cruisers running all year around. The round trip journey takes two and a half hours and floats past all the big sights like the White House, Novodevichy monastery and the Kremlin. There’s a large open air observation deck up top, while the main body of the ship houses a restaurant with a dance floor for a romantic post dinner dance. For a particularly romantic experience take one of the evening boats and admire the bright lights of the city skyline at night.

The most relaxing and picturesque tour that Moscow can offer: a great way to see the city center and its main attractions. This is a perfect alternative to exploring the city by car, if you only have time to do sightseeing during weekday rush hours.

Your English-speaking guide is eager to share every bit of their knowledge about the surrounding landscape, the architecture and historical details.

We conduct Moscow river tour on Radisson Flotilla boats all year around!  It’s warm inside during winter months, while there’s air conditioning during hot summer days. You may also treat yourself to drinks, lunch or dinner on board (drinks and food are not included in tour price).

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Luzhniki Stadium

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Cruising the Moskva River: A short guide to boat trips in Russia’s capital

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There’s hardly a better way to absorb Moscow’s atmosphere than on a ship sailing up and down the Moskva River. While complicated ticketing, loud music and chilling winds might dampen the anticipated fun, this checklist will help you to enjoy the scenic views and not fall into common tourist traps.

How to find the right boat?

There are plenty of boats and selecting the right one might be challenging. The size of the boat should be your main criteria.

Plenty of small boats cruise the Moskva River, and the most vivid one is this yellow Lay’s-branded boat. Everyone who has ever visited Moscow probably has seen it.

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This option might leave a passenger disembarking partially deaf as the merciless Russian pop music blasts onboard. A free spirit, however, will find partying on such a vessel to be an unforgettable and authentic experience that’s almost a metaphor for life in modern Russia: too loud, and sometimes too welcoming. Tickets start at $13 (800 rubles) per person.

Bigger boats offer smoother sailing and tend to attract foreign visitors because of their distinct Soviet aura. Indeed, many of the older vessels must have seen better days. They are still afloat, however, and getting aboard is a unique ‘cultural’ experience. Sometimes the crew might offer lunch or dinner to passengers, but this option must be purchased with the ticket. Here is one such  option  offering dinner for $24 (1,490 rubles).

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If you want to travel in style, consider Flotilla Radisson. These large, modern vessels are quite posh, with a cozy restaurant and an attentive crew at your service. Even though the selection of wines and food is modest, these vessels are still much better than other boats.

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Surprisingly, the luxurious boats are priced rather modestly, and a single ticket goes for $17-$32 (1,100-2,000 rubles); also expect a reasonable restaurant bill on top.

How to buy tickets?

Women holding photos of ships promise huge discounts to “the young and beautiful,” and give personal invitations for river tours. They sound and look nice, but there’s a small catch: their ticket prices are usually more than those purchased online.

“We bought tickets from street hawkers for 900 rubles each, only to later discover that the other passengers bought their tickets twice as cheap!”  wrote  (in Russian) a disappointed Rostislav on a travel company website.

Nevertheless, buying from street hawkers has one considerable advantage: they personally escort you to the vessel so that you don’t waste time looking for the boat on your own.

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Prices start at $13 (800 rubles) for one ride, and for an additional $6.5 (400 rubles) you can purchase an unlimited number of tours on the same boat on any given day.

Flotilla Radisson has official ticket offices at Gorky Park and Hotel Ukraine, but they’re often sold out.

Buying online is an option that might save some cash. Websites such as  this   offer considerable discounts for tickets sold online. On a busy Friday night an online purchase might be the only chance to get a ticket on a Flotilla Radisson boat.

This  website  (in Russian) offers multiple options for short river cruises in and around the city center, including offbeat options such as ‘disco cruises’ and ‘children cruises.’ This other  website  sells tickets online, but doesn’t have an English version. The interface is intuitive, however.

Buying tickets online has its bad points, however. The most common is confusing which pier you should go to and missing your river tour.

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“I once bought tickets online to save with the discount that the website offered,” said Igor Shvarkin from Moscow. “The pier was initially marked as ‘Park Kultury,’ but when I arrived it wasn’t easy to find my boat because there were too many there. My guests had to walk a considerable distance before I finally found the vessel that accepted my tickets purchased online,” said the man.

There are two main boarding piers in the city center:  Hotel Ukraine  and  Park Kultury . Always take note of your particular berth when buying tickets online.

Where to sit onboard?

Even on a warm day, the headwind might be chilly for passengers on deck. Make sure you have warm clothes, or that the crew has blankets ready upon request.

The glass-encased hold makes the tour much more comfortable, but not at the expense of having an enjoyable experience.

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Getting off the boat requires preparation as well. Ideally, you should be able to disembark on any pier along the way. In reality, passengers never know where the boat’s captain will make the next stop. Street hawkers often tell passengers in advance where they’ll be able to disembark. If you buy tickets online then you’ll have to research it yourself.

There’s a chance that the captain won’t make any stops at all and will take you back to where the tour began, which is the case with Flotilla Radisson. The safest option is to automatically expect that you’ll return to the pier where you started.

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City Sightseeing Moscow Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Cruise

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  • Hop-on or hop-off at any of Moscow’s main highlights
  • Views of Moscow from an open-top, double-decker bus
  • Learn about the city with recorded commentary
  • Visit Red Square, Alexander Gardens, and more
  • Bus pass inclusions: 48 or 72 hour bus pass + walking tour
  • Boat pass inclusions: 60 minute boat trip + walking tour
  • Bus & Boat pass inclusions: 48 hour bus pass + 60 minute boat trip + walking tour
  • Vouchers valid for 12 months
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Location Name: The route begins at Red Square but you can board at any stop
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Red Route runs from 10:00am - 6:00pm, every 25 minutes. Duration - 60 minutes. First stop - Bolotnaya Square.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Green Route runs from 10:00am - 6:00pm, every 60 minutes. Duration - 120 minutes. First stop - Bolotnaya Square.
  • Orange Route (currently suspended) runs from 10:30am - 6:30pm, every 30 minutes. Duration - 140 minutes. First stop - Museum of Cosmonautics
  • Walking tour runs daily at 10:45am. Duration - 2 hours 30 minutes. Meeting point - Next to monument of Saints Cyril and Methodius.
  • Boat tour operates 5th May - 20th October, from 11:30am - 6:30pm. Duration - 60 minutes. Meeting point - Zaryadye Park Pier.
  • Mobile and paper vouchers are accepted for this tour.
  • Vouchers can be redeemed at any of the stops along the routes.
  • Vouchers are valid for 12 months
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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  • DebbJ 0 contributions Great way to get oriented to Moscow We started our Moscow experience with the hop on hop off. It was a great way to get orientated to the city. The additional optional tours were also good, we did the Metro tour which I highly recommend, we also paid for the Kremlin tour. The hop on hop off has three different lines all included. Only fault was the bus was sometimes full and you had to wait for the next one which was about 15 minutes (in the cold). Read more Written January 6, 2020
  • UmaDelhi 0 contributions 2 days are required Very very good audio guides- the voice quality was also good and also the anecdotes of history were brilliant. Russia is truly beautiful Read more Written September 1, 2019
  • BeverleyT 0 contributions Boat trip - TERRIBLE We got on the bus, but couldn’t buy a 1 day ticket. They suggested we do the 1 hour boat trip and said they would drop us to the dock. 1) they dropped us in the wrong place 2) they were lost because of the marathon Then the boat, after we finally found it: 1) stinking fumes, actually gagging 2) no commentary, in fact, no interaction unless you begged 3) offered us 2 for 1 icecreams as they had melted and refrozen as the fridge gets turned off at night Honestly, we enjoyed the afternoon in the boat but spent all of it laughing at just how awful it was!!! The worst thing in Moscow! Read more Written August 18, 2019
  • niruDurbs 0 contributions Not the best value for the price The ticket is quite expensive and covers three different routes in a 24 hour period. The red route is quite exciting and takes about an hour. The bus comes every 10 to 15 minutes. However the other two routes take about two hours each and buses come every 30 to 40 minute period. If the bus is full then you have to wait at the stop for the next bus. So personally I feel that not much can be seen this way. I definitely was not impressed. However it must be noted that one can learn a lot about the history of Moscow Read more Written July 3, 2019
  • IrishCueTravel 0 contributions SLO Motion Not all their fault , but if you plan on trying this Attraction be patient! Traffic is a big problem first and foremost. But to add additional unnecessary delays; the bus stops at each site for 15 minutes at a time or More ! I gave up half way through ( 45 minutes) ; and walked back to the starting point in 10 minutes! Read more Written June 4, 2019
  • michael g 0 contributions Worst hop on/hop off EVER Waited for 40 minutes in the cold rain for a bus that never came... unacceptable. Traffic is so bad that when on a bus the previos day it was barely moving. My advice-get a subway pass and a good travel guide book and do sightseeing on your own! Read more Written October 24, 2018
  • Rebecca J 0 contributions Boat element was excellent We purchased a ticket online for the boat and bus for 2 days. The boat element was wonderful, we saw some amazing parts of Moscow along the river side. The bus element was very disappointing as it only started at 10am and was finished by 6:30pm. It was extremely warm when we were there and it would have been great to do the tour in the cool of the day. There was also no air conditioning in the down stairs part of the bus. They also turned away passengers at one of the stops as the bus was full and there was not another bus for 40 minutes. Read more Written September 26, 2018
  • Monismith2014 0 contributions it was very enjoyable it was very interesting seeing things we saw walking around from the bus. so much more to see. we had a lot better view of the attractions from the height of the bus.also the bus was reasonable slow which gave us time enough for photos. it stopped at sparrow hill for 10 minutes for picture taking Read more Written September 20, 2018
  • fati666222 0 contributions The best way to see Moscow We did both routes but if you have little time then only do the red route.Its very informative and it takes you to the important sights.The staff on the bus are very friendly and helpful. Read more Written August 20, 2018
  • adolfo17 0 contributions The worst hope-on hope-off service I've ever seen Diffiult to understand the route maps and stops. Staff wouldn't help either. Lengthy stops. No air conditioning. Read more Written August 4, 2018
  • Peter F 0 contributions Two Routes There is a short red route which depending on the traffic takes about an hour. The route is generally around the Red Square area. The ear phones were small and sometimes the commentary did not link up with the sites you were seeing. The green bus takes you on a longer route and ours took two and a half hours due to the heavy traffic. I would not recommend this trip unless it is raining or you want to fill in time. The sights we saw were nothing outstanding with plenty of time at certain stops for photos. Also the driver stop for a bite to eat at one stop. Read more Written July 30, 2018
  • Bernardo P 0 contributions Boat Trips Moscow, Russia Yesterday, I booked a boat trip with the GetYourGuide.com web page and was totally horrible, didn’t have audio guide as it shows on the picture-Nobody Talk-. The girl on the picture-light blue bag-ask for 100 Rubles for show her the QR Code while I had the Booking and PIN number cause she must see the vessel name-Didn’t say nothing and after she said board any vessel. I suggest take the trip and pay on site, avoid fake internet pages, there are many other services with a lot of entertainment, don’t take this ones. Read more Written July 14, 2018
  • Kathrynowl91 0 contributions Good way to see some sites We usually do these tours when we travel. They get you round and you see the sight . The traffic is quite heavy so it is a bit slow but there is not a lot they can do about it. We only did the red route. Just a note people don’t queue here when the bus comes it’s a bit of a free for all. Read more Written July 13, 2018
  • Daniyal91 0 contributions Was Ok.! Started our tour of moscow from here, We had got the 2 Day Pass with the boat ride. The route and the map was good but not well managed. The bus didn't stop at many points. Were were unaware a couple of times at what point we were and missed them. Headphones and maps were provided. Would recommend one should check out the route map before going and decide which places to stop in advance, this way one can manage and enjoy the tour more and us it more effectively.! The boat ride was Ok, a little crowded. No guide provided, just a boat ride with restaurant service Read more Written July 12, 2018
  • WilliamDyer 0 contributions Poor service on boat and too many waiting times on buses For the price, you should expect at minimum English speaking tour guides with decent experience, but at least in my case that did not happen both in buses and boats. And in the boat even tough we were 90% English speaking tourist at least, the tour guide spoke 95% of the time in Russia, and only 3 sentences in English, I really counted how many times she spoke in English. And at the end she asks us if we have any questions? Of course I told her I couldn’t ask her anything since I didn’t understand 95% of what she was saying. The boat tour is not worth it, just take the bus that would be my advice. Second minus is the waiting times, in the boat they made us wait an hour before it departed, and in many stops with the buses waiting times of 20-30 minutes. I actually think I lost that day around 2 hours doing nothing. Be careful. Read more Written July 10, 2018

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