The image of classic sailing holidays has been around since the 1950’s when the celebrities, the rich and the famous of this iconic time showed the glamour, style and elegance of the era with long and carefree breaks around some the most visually stunning and scenic areas of the world.

Could this be your next holiday?

Could this be your next holiday?

With some of the most beautiful people of this time frame regularly setting sail, the world was captivated by the pictures taken of these stars of stage and screen on their yacht charter getaways to, for what seemed like to many, far flung and exotic locations.

These photos of the original sailing holiday pioneers had a stunning level of glamour and class to them as the likes of Brigitte Bardot, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor and Grace Kelly all had iconic images taken of them cruising around the waves of the Mediterranean. Bardot was especially iconic as her beauty and her starring role in the film And God Created Woman saw St. Tropez, the quiet and peaceful fishing town on the far western edge of the Cote D’Azure, explode to become one of the most visited holiday destinations in the world.

The images of some of the most beautiful people of the last 65 years as they cruised around the clear blue oceans and seas of the world looking carefree and being masters of their own destinies on the waves sparked an obsession in many people as they look to emulate the class and elegance of this bygone era.

It is far easier in current times to be able to share your holiday images through the means of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and, just like in the 1950’s, today’s celebrities have been caught up in the glamour of taking to the waves, taking time off from the world and their hectic schedules, and snapping some shots of some of the most beautiful sailing spots around the globe.

The past 12 months alone has seen some of the most beautiful people on the planet secure a yacht charter from private firms or from their millionaire friends to travel the waves in luxury and while doing so they have kept their fans updated the sights and sounds experienced through the vast social media networks that were unimaginable for the trendsetters of this type of holiday.

The rich and famous have spread themselves around the globe during their downtime with the likes of Reece Witherspoon, Ruby Rose and Kate Hudson all spending time around Europe from Venice, Italy to the French Rivera and all the way around to the beautiful Croatian coastline.

Others, such as Amy Schumer (who is a big fan of yacht hire and sailing holidays having spent the summer of 2015 at sea with Jennifer Lawrence), the ageless Cindy Crawford and  Eva Longoria have also all spent time sailing around the Americas from the Caribbean and Mexico all the way down to Peru.

The best part about sailing holidays in 2017 is that, unlike the 1950’s they are available for everyone rather than just the rich and famous, thanks to the cost of a yacht charter having come down by leaps and bounds over the decades and this allows you the chance to explore some of the most beautiful areas of the world and emulate your most famous celebrities by Instagramming your journey!

Yacht hire company Sailogy have informed us that to cruise some of the most stunning Southern European locations, such as the 5,000km long Croatian coastline, Italy and Yacht Charter for an unforgeful sailing holiday around the Greek islands will cost less than €50 per person per day. This is well within everybody’s price range so all you need then to be sure of is that you have enough mobile data to be able to keep the world updated with all of your amazing and glamorous holiday photos!


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