Immerse yourself in stunning scenery and intriguing history as you navigate your way around islands, across oceans, and along diverse coastlines on one of our hand-picked cultural adventures. Whether you are sailing across the Atlantic on a tall ship or discovering the ancient ruins of the Adriatic on a luxury catamaran, there is a cultural discovery trip for everyone.
Capture the ever-unfolding beauty of the Arctic landscape as you photograph your way around the fjords of Norway. Snorkel the colourful waters around the Carribean. Visit famous whiskey distilleries along the rugged west coast of Scotland, or set sail on a Cuban adventure. On these trips you will combine great sailing with captivating local culture and history, exploring stunning locations that are often only accessible by boat.
With opportunities aplenty for exploring onshore as well as offshore, these experiences are the perfect balance of nature and local culture. From the crystal clear waters of the warm Mediterranean to the glaciers of the Arctic Circle, there is an adventure here that is perfect for you.
World ARC is a round-the-world adventure taking place over 15 months and covering 26,000 nautical miles. Following the classic tradewinds route, the rally avoids regions of political instability, piracy and the storm seasons in both hemispheres.
Ideally not. Space on boats is always limited and you don’t want to end up sharing you bunk with your suitcase! Soft luggage such as duffel bags and rucksacks are your best bet.
What is Kraken?
Kraken Travel is a curation of hand-picked sailing adventures from trusted independent sailing operators. Each operator lists their unique ocean-going adventure for you to browse and book online – from your smart phone, tablet or desktop.
Do I need to have any sailing experience?
Generally, no – beginners are as welcome as experienced sailors on the majority of the trips we list. To be sure, read the description of your trip thoroughly; if particular sailing ability is required, it will be specified there.
Where do I find details of my booking?
Once you’ve booked your trip, we will email you your booking details immediately. If you haven’t received your confirmation email, please contact us as soon as possible on [email protected]