Naples: perfect place for sailing

Best sailing areas in Naples. Sailing routes, weather and wind details, facts about region and important details to sail in Naples.

Sailing trip in Naples

Naples is the largest city in southern Italy. It is located on the coast of the Gulf of Naples. This historic center is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

Naples is a place of fierce battles. Many civilizations vied for the control of this city. The port of Naples is one of the most important in the Mediterranean. The city's economy is one of the largest in Italy.

Sailing season
May - September
Travel season
June - August
Marinas in this location
6
Boats in this location
93

Main facts about region

Telephone code:
+39 081
Language:
Italian
Timezone:
UTC + 1, in summer UTC + 2
Currency:
Euro (EUR)
Population:
956,183

Why sailors love Naples

The history of this region is rich. Therefore, there are many historic buildings, squares, and churches in Naples. There are also many modern comforts and leisure options. Naples is located near the legendary Vesuvius. This place is perfect for starting a sailing route.

 

In Naples you can travel on sailing destinations along the Amalfi Coast, Capri. Many nearby islands also attract attention. Sorrento, Positano, Ischia, and Ponza — the Neapolitan coast and archipelagos in the Tyrrhenian Sea will delight you with nature reserves, delicious Italian cuisine, and traces of ancient civilizations.

 

We recommend exploring the coast south of Salerno. There are many unspoiled fishing harbours that make your sailing vacation in Naples so rich.

 

The marinas are well equipped, but the cost of parking can be high as the region is very popular with tourists and yachtsmen.

Naples - Yacht Charter Sailica
Naples - Yacht Charter Sailica
Naples - Yacht Charter Sailica
Naples - Yacht Charter Sailica
Naples - Yacht Charter Sailica

Naples sailing routes

Your Naples sailing routes can head towards the Phlegrean Fields, Capri, and the Amalfi Coast. There you can taste olives and limoncello. Departing from Naples, you will see beautiful coves, bays with clear water, and small islands.

 

Examples of a 7-day travel sailing itinerary in Naples:

  • Pozzuoli — Naples — Procida — Ischia — Capri — Ischia — Pozzuoli — Naples.
  • Marina Sud Cantier — Procida — Vivara — Ischia — Capri — Positano — Sorrento — Marina Sud Cantier.

Be sure to visit one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in the world — the ruins of Pompeii. Vesuvius volcano destroyed this ancient Roman city many years ago.

Available yachts in the region

1605 €
per week
8
Guests
4
Cabins
45 ft
Length
2017
Built in
1785 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
34 ft
Length
2017
Built in
1800 €
per week
10
Guests
4
Cabins
44 ft
Length
2011
Built in
1850 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
43 ft
Length
2002
Built in
1859 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
32 ft
Length
2016
Built in
1992 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
42 ft
Length
2008
Built in
2083 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
38 ft
Length
2017
Built in
Naples
24 yachts
Procida
24 yachts

Nearest airports in Naples

Naples International Airport is located 6 km from the city of Naples.

Yachting season and weather in Naples

There is a deep blue sea and cliffed coastline in the region that is typical of the Mediterranean Sea. There are many anchorages in the bays and bays. In summer, light southwest winds blow here. Their speed is 10-15 knots. The Mistral starts blowing in August and greatly complicates the yacht's handling.

 

The best time to travel to Naples — from May to October, the water temperature in the Gulf of Naples is between 18 °C — 25 °C. July and August are the hottest months. The water temperature can reach 30 °C. The likelihood of rain starts to increase in September.

Water temperature in sailing season +22...+26 °
Air temperature in sailing season +29...+33 °
Wind speed in sailing season 10 - 20 knots

Weather forecast for Naples

When you arrive at the marina, the staff will usually provide the forecast for the next day. You can also find out the forecast and storm warnings by radio around the clock. It is available in Italian and English on channels 68 and 21. Port services regularly receive the latest weather forecasts for the region.

 

For information about weather conditions, use the following services:

  • weather — a site with accurate synoptic data;

  • windfinder is a service for tradewinds in Naples, viewing water and air temperatures.