Start Point Sailing and Sail West Charter

Unit 2.2, West Hanger, Plymouth Yachthaven, Plymouth PL9 9XH Yachts: Sutton Harbour and Normandy pontoon, Salcombe (pick-up point).
Bookings: 01752 213121 Mobile 0783 8451026 or Greg 07980699936

  • Seaside
  • Child Friendly
  • Chargeable

About Us

Start Point Sailing and Sail West Charter

                                               (in partnership with South West Yacht Charters).

We offer:

  • Skippered and Bareboat Charter
  • Own Boat tuition and yacht delivery
  • Adventure trips from Salcombe to The Channel Islands
  • RYA Yachting training courses on-line, classroom based, practical training
  • Yacht Charters in Greece and Sardinia

Easy booking system:  Book on line or call the office

Up to 10% DISCOUNT ON ALL CHARTERS – Reserve before 28th February 2018.


Make your West Country holiday time special in 2018.

Book 1 – 7 day charter on board our 37 Sunfast 37.

UK Skippered charter: £350 per day (£50 per person) including sandwich lunch.

Make your Salcombe, South Hams holiday extra special and explore an area of Outstanding natural beauty from a water perspective.

Book our 8 berth Yacht leaving from Normandy Pontoon, for as little as £50 per person, per day (£350 per yacht).

Greg and Wendy have been marine business partners in the South West since 2001, specialising in Yacht Charter, Sail and motor training.  With either Greg or Wendy, or both our experienced and friendly professional skippers on board… relax whilst you explore our spectacular coastline and the Kingsbridge Estuary and Rias, experiencing the breathtaking natural beauty of the South West, from a unique water focused angle.

Families and Group bookings welcome, Hen, stag parties, wedding trips.

With prices from just £50 per person per day, make your stay extra special.

Bespoke trips – Give us a call on 01752 213121 for a friendly chat to organise your special event. Catering and hampers available, locally sourced products.

  • take a high tide up the river estuary from Salcombe towards Kingsbridge or stop at one of the secluded Ria beauty spots ready for a barbeque on shore with your party.
  • Take a coastal trip from Salcombe and sail to Hope Cove or round to Start Bay, both fabulous anchorages for lunch or an evening event or hire for 2 days and stay overnight in Dartmouth or Dittisham, Plymouth or the Noss Mayo a short afternoon’s sail along our coast.
  • Enjoy a trip from Salcombe into Bigbury bay or drop anchor at Burgh Island or shelter behind Bolt tail and go for a lunchtime beach swim or a row in the dinghy.
  • Book two or more days and extend your cruising ground to ports between Dartmouth and Fowey.  Hire an extra pair of hands and just sit back and enjoy the experience.
  • Choose a Day or evening trip on board our 8 berth, 37′ spacious yacht.

Our Sunfast 37 is fully DOT MCA coded, all safety equipment, life jackets and waterproofs available.

Families and Group bookings welcome, Birthday, anniversary, Hen, stag parties, wedding trips


Alternatively, BRING YOUR OWN BOAT TO SALCOMBE for your holiday period with our help.  We offer both Yacht Deliver services or Owner Assisted delivery.  Delivery prices from £2 per mile.

Own Boat tuition available.

Just add people for a fun day out on the water!

To Book: online or call the office


Our Offers
  • 10% Discount from 2018 Salcombe and Plymouth Charters reserved before 28th February 2018
  • Find Start Point Sailing RYA Yacht training at Plymouth Yachthaven Marina, PL9. 45 minute drive from Salcombe.
  • Get legal! 1 day SRC Marine Radio Course: Classroom and On-line courses: £85 special.
  • 1 day Courses running 3rd Feb, 10th Feb, 17th Feb.
  • RYA Day Skipper shorebased theory weekends and half term dates £295 QUOTE CODE: SALDSSFEB18
  • W/e 10th, 11th, 12th Feb, w/e 17th, 18th Feb.
  • 5 days required for theory alone, 4 days required plus practical 5 day
  • DAY SKIPPER FASTRACK 2018 £780 (pay half now, half end feb)
  • Reserve Now
  • £30 off all 5 day RYA Practical and Shorebased courses.
  • Check our Calendar, email or call us.
  • Booking is simple - book on line or
  • CALL US TODAY ON 01752 21 31 21 OR 0783 845 1026

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