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What to Eat When Sailing: 13 Simple Meals Ideas for Your Sailing Holiday

Cooking when sailing

We recommend these ideas to save time cooking and to eat delish food while on board.

Is Polenta an Aphrodisiac?


Polenta is very simple to prepare and you can prepare it in many ways and serve it as a single dish or as a side dish. Here, you will find a recipe for polenta which is so tasty that you can serve it as a single dish.

Marinated sardines as a cool snack

Marinated sardines

Marinated sardines are the most appropriate seafood meal for hot summer days during the sailing trip. Preparation is really very simple, with lots of  Mediterranean herbs, vinegar, lemon and olive oil. With this meal, you will not make a mess in your galley and you will eat something really original and traditional in the Croatian Adriatic.

Cheap Trick for Cooking Fish on Board

Cooking fish on board a yacht can be a tricky business, especially when it refers to grilling and frying. For a start, not many sailing yachts are equipped with an on-board grill. Second, open fire ashore is strictly forbidden in Croatia. Finally, the smell of a cooked fish can linger on your yacht for days. Our skipper brings you a cheap trick for cooking fish on board, and it involves a tin foil. Learn more!

Pizza Boat in the Caribbean

Pizza Pi boat

Tara and Sasha Bouis are a US couple who live in the Caribbean. They own a pizza boat called Pizza π and make pizzas for a living. They are anchored in Christmas Cove, Great St. James Island, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and have sailors and surfers visiting their boat to eat a pizza. It is the highest rated restaurant in the area.

Spring Delight


We have already written how every culture and community have their own signs of knowing when one season ends and another begins. People who are closely in touch with nature can predict such changes better than anyone else. Our skipper has his own way or predicting when spring will arrive. To learn how having good taste in food can announce you the beginning of spring, read this story!

Meatballs – The Offer You Cannot Refuse


The sailing experience across the Mediterranean is never truly complete without preparing an authentic Mediterranean dish. There are plenty of simple and tasteful dishes that you can make on your yacht. Salads, pasta and fish are the most common sailing meals, but there are many others that you can try as well. This time, I will teach you how to prepare – meatballs.

Try the Almost Forgotten Salad Made of Lentils and Tuna


Although it may not seem attractive or plentiful, lentils and tuna salad is a fantastic dish guaranteed to restore your energy and refresh you on warm days. It is very simple to make, with most ingredients obtainable at any grocery store. You are definitely going to enjoy this traditional meal.

You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me – That Simple?

Carrot Salad

What to do with a jar full of freshly caught and marinated anchovies? Well, just grate some fresh carrots, put a little capers, add the anchovies and some homemade olive oil. You can also add a few drops of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Healthy, delicious and refreshing!

Minestrone – What Could That Be?

Minestrone soup

Minestrone is basically a vegetable soup. It originates from Italy and literally translated it means a big soup, so it can be served as a main course. Minestrone consists of vegetables, but if you want to enrich it add some dried Istrian sausage or dried beef meat. Feel free to share your ideas and impressions.

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