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United Kingdom, region Southampton - one of the greatest arguments especially for beginner yachters
The United Kingdom is one of the countries that can be surely called the homeland of sailing. Plenty of regions ideal for this activity make the UK highly popular amongst tourists. The city of Southampton is one of the places where renting a yacht is the most profitable.
Causation of this is location of the city. Southampton lies on the south coast of England, about 150 kilometres southwest from London. This location was ideal to build a huge harbour there, and actually the harbour is one of the biggest in Europe. There are dozens of enormous swimming units there, no wonder that sailing is popular in such a place – there is where to charter a boat from. Number of centres renting yacht makes the prices lowering, which is one of the greatest arguments especially for beginner yachters. As an inquisitive fact can be expressed a historical start of Titanic cruise, which shows how important has the harbour been since ages.
Apart from sizes of Southampton harbour, there should be added the fact of being located in the corner of a bay. This bay makes the region perfect for starter sailors, however more experienced ones will be delighted too. Let us explain both. What beginner sailors need at first are safe waters, covered from stronger wind. The bay enables sailing in such area. It is an area wide enough to have fun while using the yacht and limited enough to feel absolutely protected and being helped when there is such need.
Nonetheless, the bay ends in a certain point and this is the aspect making the region of Southampton ideal for sailors with a background. They can easily leave the bay and go to open waters. La Manche Channel is wide in this part and the result of this is extremely changing weather conditions. Rainy and windy moments, caused by atmospheric front coming from the Celtic Sea, require genuinely high skills in sailing. The further westbound a sailor goes the more changing weather conditions he or she needs to deal with. In some situations it can become really demanding and as a result it is recommended to keep close to the coast so that any help could be provided any moment. To avoid this potential danger, good idea is to head east to Portsmouth, another large harbour, which is covered by another bay. This is a route very popular amongst beginners in yachting or ones that do not want to cope with bad weather conditions.
So, there are possibilities for all kinds of sailors in the region of Southampton. If somebody wants to have a break from floating, there is what to visit in the region. Southampton itself is a very beautiful city with plenty of monuments and absolutely gorgeous buildings originating in medieval or even earlier ages. The same can be said of the city of Portsmouth, which can be the second base to rent a yacht and second stop to do a bit of sightseeing.
As can be seen, the region of Southampton allows combining fantastically active ways of spending free time, with the main role of sailing, fulfilled by sightseeing. This really can be an unforgettable vacation for everybody.