The world's best sailing destinations

Staff writer

Anchoring in idyllic bays before slipping into azure waters for a refreshing dip.

Warm breeze filling the sails en route to the next enchanted spot, with drinks and dinner on board under the stars.

And at the end of the day, gentle lapping to loll you to sleep.

A sailing holiday really is a passport to another world where land-based worries are blown away on the breeze.

And if you've got the right qualifications to charter a boat, there are some amazing places that are best enjoyed from a gently rolling deck.

Take a look at the video above for our pick of the world's best sailing destinations.