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Traditional Broads Sailing Holidays

Published on December 3, 2014 By Waterways Holidays

NEW for 2015: Book your next holiday on a 1930s sailing yacht starting at the village of Ludham off the River Thurne on the Norfolk Broads. The historic mahogany yachts are part of the Norfolk Heritage Fleet Trust and have traditional gaff rig sails. There are 14 boats available for holiday hire, sleeping up to […]


Traditional sailing holidays on the Norfolk Broads

Published on September 13, 2013 By Waterways Holidays

‘Lutra’, a traditional sailing yacht, has been introduced to the Norfolk Broads for the 2013 Autumn season. She is ideal for experienced sailors looking to holiday on the Norfolk Broads, offering an excellent sailing performance as well as providing a comfortable stay for holiday hirers. Perfect for small family groups or couples, Lutra sleeps up […]


Norfolk Broads Sailing Yachts- the gems of the Broads

Published on February 24, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

The Norfolk Broads wouldn’t be complete without the sight of traditional yachts with their sails billowing in the breeze – the perfect place to enjoy some of the best inland sailing anywhere in the world. Broads yachts are built to harmonise with their surroundings and offer a choice of both traditional gaff rig sails to […]


The 2011 Barton Charter Yacht Regatta

Published on November 9, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

We recently had great fun at the hire boat sailing regatta on Barton Broad. The Waterways Holidays team chartered ‘Tropical Wind’, a 29ft Bermudan rigged yacht from the marina at Upton on the Norfolk Broads. A long established and popular event, the regatta takes place during Autumn each year and is open to participants who […]


Norfolk Broads boat holidays – top tips for October getaways

Published on September 9, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

So the weather is getting a little less ‘Summery’ and the nights are drawing in, it may not seem like the best time of year to go on a boat holiday on the Norfolk Broads, right? Wrong. It’s actually almost an ideal season for a boating trip! The Broads are generally less busy, making it […]


Traditional boats & sailing yachts for hire on the UK Canals & Norfolk Broads

Published on March 18, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

Don’t forget our traditional narrowboats, sailing yachts and motor cruisers for boating getaways! UK Canals Converted narrowboat: ‘Hawkesbury,’ cruising the Trent & Mersey Canal from 1937, is the last ‘Big Woolwich’ and former cargo carrying vessel. Available for skippered hire; you even get a “boat dog”! This leaves you free to soak in the rural […]


Unique Norfolk Broads sailing wherry charter

Published on December 21, 2010 By Waterways Holidays

Unique yacht charter aboard ‘White Moth’, perfect for day hire, short breaks and weekly boating holidays.