Pilates and Sailing

An exhilarating Pilates break in the Solent

Solent Sailing

23-26 September 2019


£797 p.p. single or £589 p.p. shared cabin

Join this unique and exhilarating 4-day Pilates break onboard a spacious 53 foot sailing yacht. Explore the beautiful Solent with its magnificent views and hidden gems. Sail somewhere different every day and enjoy Pilates sessions on the beach, by the river, on deck. Visit the Isle of Wight, Chichester Harbour, Buckler’s Hard, Poole Harbour, moor off Sandbanks and Studland for bbq on the beach. Swim in beautiful bays. Get involved and learn new sailing skills, or simply sit back, relax and take in the panoramic views. Stay in a comfortable double cabin with private ensuite.

Pilates and sailing, the perfect combination to get fit and look great

Lounge on deck, sail past the Needles, enjoy stunning sunsets and do Pilates in different settings

Enjoy this stunning 53 foot sailing yacht with plenty of outside seating, a large saloon and 4 comfortable double ensuite cabins. Have your own cabin or bring your partner along.

Departing from Lymington Yacht Haven, we will set sail down the picturesque Lymington River and head out into the Solent with its magnificent views. Helm, navigate, hoist sails and pull ropes. Or simply relax, sit back and enjoy the magnificent views. The Skipper and crew provide a chance to do both. Sea air, Pilates sessions, good food and fun will re-energise and restore you, leave you feeling great.

Meet the team: Ariadne, Russ and Andy

Ariadne is your Pilates teacher, and a keen sailor. “Pilates & sailing is a fantastic combination as the exercises will improve your strength and stability, useful for life onboard.”

Sailing Spook skippers, Andy and Russ, will look after you and your safety onboard, teach you sailing skills and provide breakfasts and food while sailing.

Expansive Poole Harbour with Brownsea Island, Pilates excercises geared to sailing, Isle of Wight, swim in a beautiful bay


Comfortable double cabins with private ensuite. All bedding and towels provided.

£897 p.p. single occupancy

£660 p.p. shared cabin. Bring your partner

Relax, unwind and have fun. Be ‘hands on’, learn new skills or sit back and enjoy the magnificent views

Pilates sessions will stretch you, increase your core strength and improve your stability and flexibility

What’s included:

  • 4 days onboard spacious 53 foot sailing yacht
  • Accommodation in private double ensuite cabin
  • Daily Pilates sessions including mats and equipment
  • Continental breakfasts, coffee, tea
  • Lunches onboard: fresh bread, salads, ham, cheese, drinks
  • BBQ on beach. Food while sailing, mineral water
  • Hands on sailing and informal lessons from professional sailors, as much or as little as you want
  • Duvets, pillows, bedding, towels
  • Free option to stay onboard on Sunday evening
  • Free option to stay onboard on Thursday evening
  • Transfers to and from Brockenhurst train station
  • Free car parking behind security barrier
  • Safety gear

Not included:

  • Travel
  • Insurance
  • Dinners and some lunches
  • Alcohol is not provided; you are welcome to bring your own

Sunrise over Old Harry Rock, Buckler’s Hard on the Beaulieu River, sunset from deck, Studland beach stop for lunch


If you like sailing or if you’ve always wanted to try, then this is the holiday for you. All levels of Pilates welcome.


We will meet at Lymington Yacht Haven and take you aboard Sailing Spook on Monday morning. Or come down anytime on Sunday evening, enjoy Lymington for the day and board the yacht in the evening. At around 10.30am on Monday we will set sail down the Lymington River and into the Solent, heading for the Isle of Wight. We will return to Lymington Thursday night where you are welcome to say your goodbyes or have one last night aboard before departing Friday morning. 

Sailing involves preparation and planning around weather, tides and wind direction, so the Daily Schedule is flexible.


Daily Schedule

  • 8.15am – 9am: Invigorating Morning Pilates in local studio, on the beach or on deck
  • 9.15am: Continental breakfast with fresh bread, coffee and tea
  • 10.30am: Departure from our mooring, heading towards Cowes, Chichester Harbour, Buckler’s Hard, Purbeck Peninsula, Poole Harbour, enjoying lunch onboard or in a waterside pub, BBQ on the beach or picnic in a bay. Relax on deck, get involved in sailing or take a swim.
  • 5.30pm – 6pm: Evening Pilates – gentle session to unwind and stretch
  • 7.30pm: Time to Dine

Call today +44 (0)7540 293 183

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