Located in the Mediterranean, the Tyrrhenian Sea has a good sailing infrastructure and is ideal for novice crews.
Some of the popular sailing areas on the Tuscan Archipelago are the islands of Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, the Aeolian Islands and the Italian west coast. The main ports for Yachtcharter Tyrrhenian Sea are: Viareggio, Pisa, Livorno, Rosignano, Castiglioncello, Piombino, Etrusca Marina, Grosseto, Punta Ala, Talamone, Porto Ercole, Cala Galera, Rio Marina (Elba), Portoferraio (Elba), Marciana Marina (Elba) and Porto Azzurro (Elba). Navigation in the sailing areas of the Tyrrhenian Sea is relatively simple and can be done mostly by sight. Probably the biggest navigational challenge will be anchoring in the crowded ports and marinas during the summer months. Since there is almost no wind at night you can also anchor in open bays.
The Tyrrhenian Sea has a subtropical Mediterranean climate. The summers are warm and dry with temperatures between 28 °C and 34 °C. Winters are mild and rainy. The average water temperature is about 23 °C in summer and 13 °C in winter. From March to November the weather is usually very stable and ideal for sailing. The prevailing winds are the Tramontana and Scirocco (Sirocco). Because of the weather situation in the north of Corsica in the summer, winds like the Libeccio from West/ South West are likely.