Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary

Enjoy the Italian Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary

The Amalfi Coast is a 50 kilometer stretch of Italy’s Salerno Gulf Southern Coastline, which is located in the Tyrrhenian Sea in Southern Italy. The area was given UNESCO heritage recognition thanks to it’s historic landmarks, beautiful houses and it’s place in history.

Our Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary has something for everyone whether you are a history buff, beautiful beach person or someone who likes to explore, Italy’s Amalfi Coast has something for everyone.

Our Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary is the idea sailing location for all kinds of sailors, with short journeys and beautiful scenery.

Our Guide to the Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary

The Amalfi Coast and it’s heritage status have attracted visitors from al over the world to it’s colorful houses, with the colors of majolica domes, bougainvillea, carnations pergolas and white washed houses. 

The area covered in our Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary is filled with picturesque staircases, narrow alleyways, large and vast mountains and the turquoise ocean. History can be seen everywhere throughout the coastline and on the surrounding islands.

The Amalfi Sailing Itinerary has two routes both of which offer a number of unique and wonderful destinations depending on the desired route. The stop offs include islands, beaches, historic landmarks, small villages, picturesque ports and wonderful ocean views.

  • Getting There

    For either the Amalfi Sailing Itinerary departing from/to Naples or Salerno, the closest airport is Naples International Airport. The airport offers flights from all over Europe including the UK, Paris, Spain and other destinations. Naples Airport is around 9 miles or a 17 minute drive from Naples and the port. Naples Airport is located 49 minutes or 42 miles from Salerno. Both of these destinations can be reached via transfer or taxi from Naples International Airport.

  • Mooring

    The moorings in our Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary, are mainly within world class marinas, with superb facilities and luxurious environments.

  • Weather

    The weather on the Amalfi Coast is a Mediterranean Climate with warm sunny summers and mild winters. Which makes it the idea destination to the Amalfi Sailing Itinerary from at anytime of year. 

Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary - From/to: Salerno

Discover the history, beautiful beaches and gorgeous blue waters of the Amalfi Coast

Day 1

Salerno

Day one and the start of our Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary begins in Salerno. Salerno is considered the capital of the Amalfi Coast and is located along the Tyrrhenian Sea. Salerno is a great place to explore the narrow streets, beautiful towns and villages, medieval churches and house, while taking in the scenery and sampling the delicious food and wine bars, before setting sail.

Overnight Anchorage: An ideal place to begin your itinerary is at the Marina d’Arechi, which has space for 1000 berths within a modern facility.

Book in Advance: Marina d’Arechi, Via Salvador Allende, 84123, Salerno SA, Italy, VHF 74, +39 089 27 88801

Day 2

Salerno →  Sorrento (27NM)

Day two of our Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary begins by departing from Salerno and heading towards Sorrento, passing by beautiful coves and cliff edges which are ideal places to stop and swim or explore the caves and inlets. Sorrento is a town which overlooks the Bay of Naples and all its beauty, with luscious green hills, clear turquoise oceans, all which admiring spectacular panoramic views from your boat.

Overnight Anchorage: A great place to moor overnight is at the Port of Marina Gradne, which is a unique and rustic marina which has kept it’s charm.

Book in Advance: Port of Marina Grande, Via Marina Grande, 80067, Sorrento NA, Italy

Day 3

Sorrento → Procida (17NM)

Day three if the itinerary brings us to the beautiful island of Procida, located within the Bay of Naples as is only 4 km squared in size. This small island is filled with lemon groves, colorful pastel houses to explore, as well as preserved original beauty and traditions. The island is a great place to admire the views, explore and even watch the fishermen arrive with their daily catches.

Overnight Anchorage: Marina di Procida, via Roma, 1 80079, Procida NA, Italy +3908 1896 9668

Day 4

Procida → Ischia (14NM)

After departing the small island of Procida day four of our Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary brings us to the largest island is the area – Ischia, at 10 kilometers long and 7 kilometers wide this island has lots to discover. The island is often referred to as the ‘island of eternal youth’ thanks to it’s hot springs of Campania, it’s rich springs, mud baths and it’s 8 other thermal mineral reserves and reservoirs.

Overnight Anchorage
: Porto d’Ischia is the islands main harbour which has over 200 berths.

Day 5

Ischia → Capri (20NM)

Just 20NM from the island of Ischia is the island of Capri, which is often considered one of the ‘most beautiful places on earth’. This is thanks to it’s rocky and rugged coastline, beautiful ocean, stylish modern boutiques and it is also filled with legends and Greek mythology. A great place to stop and explore is the Blue Grotto cave, where the sea glows a striking electric blue colour.

Overnight Anchorage: Marina Piccola is located in a sheltered harbor with a wide bay, bordered by the east side three impressive seas stacks.

Day 6

Capri → Amalfi (16NM)

From Capri our Amalfi Sailing Itinerary takes us back to the mainland and the town of Amalfi. Amalfi is a town built into a gorge and surrounded by incredible high mountains, making it one of the most picturesque views of the itinerary. Amalfi is filled with bustling piazzas, beaches, medieval cathedrals, 1st century AD Roman aristocracy built luxury villas in the area.

Overnight Anchorage: Porto di Amalfi, Piazzale dei Protontini 6, 84011, Amalfi, Italy +39 399 422 4484

Day 7

Amalfi  → Salerno (6NM)

Our Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary ends back in Salerno. Allowing for rest and relaxation after the week, or for further exploring of the surrounding area and it’s history. While sampling the local delicacies and making the most of the atmosphere and culture.

Overnight Anchorage: An ideal place to begin your itinerary is at the Marina d’Arechi, which has space for 1000 berths within a modern facility.

Book in Advance: Marina d’Arechi, Via Salvador Allende, 84123, Salerno SA, Italy, VHF 74, +39 089 27 88801

Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary From/to: Naples

Day 1

Naples

Naples is a vibrant sea port and the starting point of our Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary. The city has lots of things to explore before embarking on your sailing trip, including visiting mount Vesuvius a volcano, art museums, churches and beautiful landmarks. Naples is often referred to as the place where spaghetti and pizza were first created, meaning the offer some of the best pizza and spaghetti in the world.

Overnight Anchorage
: The port of Paroikia has a large number of mooring lines available, but if these are occupied there are a large number of small inlets and shelter can be found and anchors can be dropped.

Day 2

Naples → Capri (16NM)

From the mainland of Naples our Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary proceeds to the island of Capri, which is often considered one of the ‘most beautiful places on earth’. This is thanks to it’s rocky and rugged coastline, beautiful ocean, stylish modern boutiques and it is also filled with legends and Greek mythology. A great place to stop and explore is the Blue Grotto cave, where the sea glows a striking electric blue colour.

Overnight Anchorage: Marina Piccola is located in a sheltered harbor with a wide bay, bordered by the east side three impressive seas stacks.

Day 3

Capri → Positano (9NM)

Positano is an old fishing hamlet and the perfect third day location for our Amalfi Coast Sailing Itinerary. Galli island has picturesque colorful staircases, with whitewashed houses which proceed and follow up into the mountains. This hamlet is an ideal place to explore for the afternoon or just moor outside swim and admire the view.

Overnight Anchoring: Karavostasi is the only harbor on the island and it is advised to moor stern-to inside the quay to avoid the wind.

Day 4

Positano → Amalfi (9NM)

Amalfi is a town built into a gorge and surrounded by incredible high mountains, making it one of the most picturesque views of the itinerary. Amalfi is filled with bustling piazzas, beaches, medieval cathedrals, 1st century AD Roman aristocracy built luxury villas in the area.

Overnight Anchorage: Porto di Amalfi, Piazzale dei Protontini 6, 84011, Amalfi, Italy +39 399 422 4484

Day 5

Amalfi → Sorrento (20NM)

From Amalfi our itinerary proceeds to Sorrento. Sorrento is a town which overlooks the Bay of Naples and all its beauty, with luscious green hills, clear turquoise oceans, all which admiring spectacular panoramic views from your boat.

Overnight Anchorage: A great place to moor overnight is at the Port of Marina Gradne, which is a unique and rustic marina which has kept it’s charm.

Book in Advance: Port of Marina Grande, Via Marina Grande, 80067, Sorrento NA, Italy

Day 6

Sorrento → Pompeii (7NM)

Pompeii is one of the most popular and must visit sites of the surrounding area, while also being one of the most significant archaeological site in the world. The site has the view of a Roman town, with basilicas, baths, temples, theaters and even a gladiator trainmen stadium. This must visit destination is well worth a trip to the mainland and off the boat.

Overnight Anchorage
: Naoussa has a marina with plenty of anchorage available.

Day 7

Pompeii  → Naples (11NM)

Our Amalfi Sailing Itinerary ends back in Naples, allowing for more exploring of the city before finishing your sailing trip, including visiting mount Vesuvius a volcano, art museums, churches and beautiful landmarks. Naples is often referred to as the place where spaghetti and pizza were first created, meaning the offer some of the best pizza and spaghetti in the world.

Overnight Anchorage: The port of Paroikia has a large number of mooring lines available, but if these are occupied there are a large number of small inlets where shelter can be found.

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