11 Inspiring Instagram accounts for sailors

Mike McKiernan
Posted May 17 2016

There’s nothing quite like beautiful photos on Instagram to get you daydreaming, or straight out jealous! Here are 10 of Deckee’s favourite accounts to give you a filtered and cropped sailing fix. It you’re not an Instagram user these accounts are a great reason to sign yourself up.

A photo posted by Sailing Shack (@sailingshack) on May 12, 2016 at 8:38am PDT

Sailing Shack Racing - @sailingshack

This Australian‑based account has a knack for finding and sharing some of sailing’s more dramatic moments from around the world.

Today we begin our countdown to Louis Vuitton America's Cup New York! With only 17 days to go who better than @oracleteamusa and their number 17 boat who will defend the Cup in 2017. @jspithill and team are ready to race on home waters May 7-8. #LVACWSNY

A video posted by America's Cup (@americascup) on Apr 20, 2016 at 6:20am PDT

America’s Cup - @americascup

Great photos and video clips; an easy way to follow the America’s Cup World Series action.

Ohhhh the greenery. 🌴⛵️✨🙃#sailinglavagabonde #marquesas

A photo posted by Sailing La Vagabonde 🎥⛵️🌴 (@elayna__c) on Apr 12, 2016 at 12:59pm PDT

Sailing La Vagabonde - @Elayna_c

Elayna is one half of the La Vagabonde crew, young Australian YouTube stars currently sailing around the world.

Was fantastic to see Franck Cammas of @GroupamaTeamFr back racing at the @LouisVuitton @AmericasCup World Series today for the first time since his major ankle injury! Image: Kazushige Nakajima For my interviews head to the link in my bio X #SailorGirl #LVACWSNY #adventures #photooftheday #picoftheday #mylife #me #media #lovemyjob #myoffice

A photo posted by Sailor Girl (@sailorgirl218) on May 7, 2016 at 5:48pm PDT

Sailor Girl - @sailorgirl218

You can rely on Australian Sailor Girl (aka Nic Douglas) to bring you the latest sailing action from events all over the world.

Adjusting the mainsail luff. Leeward gunwale getting wet. #questing #sydneywoodenboats #pittwater #rpayc #sailing #northsails

A photo posted by Sydney Wooden Boats (@sydneywoodenboats) on May 4, 2016 at 12:51am PDT

Sydney Wooden Boats - @sydneywoodenboats

Showcasing refits and beautifully restored yachts, this is a must‑follow for wooden boat lovers.

The Barcolana #sailorsworld #sailing #boats #yachts #barcolana #regetta #sailboat #boat #sail #sails #yacht #sailboats #race #sailors #beautiful #globe #nautical #nature #picoftheday #photooftheday #ocean #sea #travel #instagood #amazing

A photo posted by S A I L O R S W O R L D (@sailors_world) on Apr 3, 2016 at 10:14am PDT

Sailors World - @sailors_world

Stunning daily shots from around the world.

It was a good day in the office for @jaswaterhouse & @lisadarmanin today at #SWCHyeres - They've now moved up to 2nd overall. 📸 @sailingenergy @isafworldsailing #AusSailing #roadtorio #comewithus #sailing #sail #nacra17 #hyeres #olympicsailing #catsailing

A photo posted by Australian Sailing Team 🇦🇺⛵️ (@aussailingteam) on Apr 29, 2016 at 1:40pm PDT

Australian Sailing Team - @aussailingteam

The official account of the Australian Olympic and Paralympic teams; a good one to follow in the lead‑up to this year’s Rio Olympics.

Beautiful shot by @christophe_huchet_photography ・・・ Saint Malo. Départ de la Warm up The Transat Bakerky.#oceanmasters #imoca #regionbretagne #instaphoto #illeetvilaine #villedesaintmalo #tourismenbretagne #banquepopulaire #armellecleach #capfrehel #thetransatbakerly #thetransat #courseaularge #oceanracing #sailcouture #voilepassion #sunset #sailing #solosailor #yacht #sailingyacht #sailboat

A photo posted by Sail Couture (@sailcouture) on Apr 30, 2016 at 2:18pm PDT

Sail Couture - @sailcouture

An account that showcases the more stylish side of sailing. This one is likely to appeal to the ladies, or the more fashion‑conscious sailing gentleman.

There's nothing so good as heading out . . . unless it's making landfall.

A photo posted by The Boat Galley (@theboatgalley) on May 9, 2016 at 3:09pm PDT

The Boat Galley - @theboatgalley

An account that shares practical tips and tricks for cruising sailors and photos from this US‑based couple’s adventures.

Man v Mother Nature 👊🏻💥 Photo by @mattknighton / Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing

A photo posted by Volvo Ocean Race (@volvooceanrace) on Apr 14, 2016 at 11:26am PDT

Volvo Ocean Race - @volvooceanrace

Even between races, these guys do a great job of posting fantastic images. They recently celebrated hitting 100,000 followers so we’re not the only ones who think this account is worth a follow.

The beautiful Whitsundays are the latest stopover point for the @clipperrace this week, thanks to hosts @abellpointmarina. With scenery like this it's easy to see why more and more international boats are visiting every year! #sailing #yacht #boat #Whitsundays

A photo posted by Deckee.com (@bestofboating) on Jan 15, 2016 at 5:31pm PST

Deckee.com - @bestofboating

Last but not least, our Deckee instagram page if full of amazing Australian and overseas cruising destinations, amazing boats and sailing photos. Check us out!

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