FOR ONE WEEK, I sailed among the Aeolian Islands with the revelers of The Yacht Week (TYW) — a 7-day celebration of sailing, music, and the good life. On and off the yacht, I photographed world-class DJs, epic parties, the volcanic islands, and the blue stretches of Tyrrhenian Sea that separate them. Starting from Portorosa, a commercial port not far from Milazzo, we sailed to Stromboli, Lipari, Panarea, Salina, and Vulcano.
TYW works like this: Luxury yachts are sailed from island to island by professional skippers, and TYW ‘crew’ comprises participants of all levels of sailing ability. By day we sail, sip strong drinks, and swim. By night, we party. Here’s a glimpse.
* Christian was a guest of the The Yacht Week on this trip.