Welcome to the Molly Mack website

We are a small Sporting Association providing safe, fun and comfortable day sailing, for couples, families, friends and groups of up to ten passengers, in the Cinque Terre, Porto Venere and Lerici areas. Our sailing boats can be booked for full-day (8hr), half-day (4hr), evening/sunset trips, and on Sundays we operate a walk-up system sailing at 11AM, for a 6 hour trip with lunch included (min. 4 people) for €80 per person.

We sail from cd Nautica, Via Litoranea 32, Ameglia 19031 SP., Bocca di Magra. Pick-ups can be arranged anywhere on the Golfo di Poeti; La Spezia, Lerici, Le Grazie & Porto Venere, with a supplemental charge.

You are welcome to play an active part in the sailing or else sit back, relax and let the crew do it all for you! We can take you to the finest attractions and the best swim-stops in the area. Complimentary water and soft drinks are provided, and onboard lunches can be arranged (at extra cost). Or else we can drop you off at one of the areas finest waterfront restaurants for lunch, and pick you up again after.

Sailing instruction is also available, by prior arrangement.

About our sailing boats and your skipper


Molly Mack, catamaran

Molly Mack is a 10 metre lightweight catamaran especially designed to provide safe, fun, comfortable day sailing for up to ten passengers. Molly Mack can be booked for full-day (8hr), half-day (4hr), evening trips, and on Sundays we now offer a 6hr trip with lunch for €80 per person (min. 4 people).

You are welcome to play an active part in the sailing or else sit back, relax and let the crew do it all for you! We can take you to the finest attractions and the best swim-stops in the area. Complimentary water and soft drinks are provided, and onboard lunches can be arranged (at extra cost).
Or else we can drop you off at one of the areas finest waterfront restaurants for lunch, and pick you up after!

Paradox, trimaran (coming soon)

Paradox is a 10 meter racing trimaran built in 1998 for the 2 handed transatlantic race. She is a multiple winner of the Round Britain and Ireland race and has come first in class many times in the Rolex Fastnet Race including in 2014. She is fast!

She is ideal for those who want to experience the thrill of sailing at 20 plus knots and at these speeds you are likely to get wet! You will also have to move around the boat a bit but you dont need to be an athlete to sail on her. Skipper and crew are provided and you are welcome to take an active part in the sailing.

Want to be on the fastest sailing boat in the area? Well lets go. Book today!

About your skipper

Martin has been at sea for most of his life, sailing everything from toppers to luxury yachts. He has circum-navigated most of the seven seas, skippered various crafts and owned and sailed several more.

So you are in good hands when you sail with us. Since teaching at a sailing school in Dorset, England, he has spent the last twenty years going to sea.

Martin is married to Adriana and they live with their children Emma and Letizia at their Agriturismo in Zeri, Lunigiana.

He speaks English and has good Italian.