Greece

Flotilla | Bareboat | Skippered | Crewed

Embark on a sun-drenched Greek island odyssey. Sail crystal-clear turquoise waters to discover tranquil bays, pristine beaches, picturesque whitewashed villages, and ancient forts. Indulge in epicurean delights – sumptuous Greek cuisine and bespoke wines, while foot-tapping melodies are skilfully played on the bouzouki.

Whether your adventure takes you from Athens into the Saronic Gulf, to the Cyclades, from Volos Gulf to the Sporades; or along the Aegean Sea, each archipelago is a treasury of spectacular islands.

Sail to pristine Corfu with its idyllic beaches, or visit Ithaca – mythical Odysseus’ kingdom in Homer’s ‘Odyssey’. Hike through olive groves on Lefkada or explore ancient ruins on Kos Island.

Chartering in Greece: at a glance

Language

Greek, though English is widely spoken

Currency

Euros

Expenses (Diesel, Food etc)

 

SUGGESTED Pilot Guide

Greek Waters Pilot – Rod and Lucinda Heikell

Type of Mooring

Stern to with anchor

Itinerary Structure

Saturday – Saturday or Sunday-Sunday (Ionian)

Sailing Season

Season is May to October. We advise chartering in September.

Airports

Preveza (Lefkada), Corfu, Athens, Skiathos or Volos, Kos, Mykonos + ferry (Paros)

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Regions

The Cruising Ground

Lefkada

FLOTILLA | Bareboat | Skippered | Crewed

The idyllic west coast island of Lefkada joins the Greek mainland by a narrow causeway. Slow-paced and traditional, the island features sprawling wild olive groves, charming villages, and spectacular beaches. On the west coast, dramatic chalk cliffs tower above the crystal blue Ionian Sea while the east coast offers sheltered bays, dotted with tavernas serving up mouthwatering local delicacies.

Lefkada is a nautical gateway to the iconic Heptanese islands. Go beach hopping in Kefalonia, or visit legendary Ithaca – nicknamed ‘The Island of Odysseus’, with its rugged coastline, forested mountains and mythological appeal. Or explore the quieter, but equally enchanting island havens of Kalamos and Kastos.

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Lefkada

Bareboat | Skippered | Crewed

The idyllic west coast island of Lefkada joins the Greek mainland by a narrow causeway. Slow-paced and traditional, the island features sprawling wild olive groves, charming villages, and spectacular beaches. On the west coast, dramatic chalk cliffs tower above the crystal blue Ionian Sea while the east coast offers sheltered bays, dotted with tavernas serving up mouthwatering local delicacies.

Lefkada is a nautical gateway to the iconic Heptanese islands. Go beach hopping in Kefalonia, or visit legendary Ithaca – nicknamed ‘The Island of Odysseus’, with its rugged coastline, forested mountains and mythological appeal. Or explore the quieter, but equally enchanting island havens of Kalamos and Kastos.

Corfu

Bareboat | Skippered | Crewed

Corfu is a multi-faceted gem, exuding all the natural splendour and charm of a traditional Greek island. This northernmost Ionian island’s rich cultural heritage was shaped by periods of Byzantine, Venetian, French and British rule. Step back in time as you wander along narrow cobbled streets in the old town – a UNESCO World Heritage Site of ‘outstanding universal value’. Explore the magnificent rock formations of Canal d’Amour Beach or venture along the east coast, sampling exceptional Greek cuisine and discovering charming fishing villages like Petriti.

Sail on to paradisical Paxos and nearby Antipaxos, where Caribbean-like beaches fringe sandstone cliffs, ancient olive groves and sweeping vineyards.

Athens

FLOTILLA | Bareboat | Skippered | Crewed

Bathed in Mediterranean sunshine and antiquity, the capital city of Athens is the perfect departure point for a Saronic Gulf adventure. Synonymous with Athens, the vast 5th-century BC Acropolis towers over the city, paying homage to its ancient roots. Visit the magnificent Parthenon with its colossal colonnade, the fascinating Acropolis Museum or the National Archaeological Museum to view relics from ancient Greece.

Modern-day Athens blends new and old – from vogue clubs and restaurants to traditional markets and fishing harbours. From the main port of Piraeus, sail along the romantic Athens Riviera, to enjoy more than 30 nautical miles of blissful beaches, tranquil coves, and charming marinas.

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Athens

Cabin | Bareboat | Skippered | Crewed

Bathed in Mediterranean sunshine and antiquity, the capital city of Athens is the perfect departure point for a Saronic Gulf adventure. Synonymous with Athens, the vast 5th-century BC Acropolis towers over the city, paying homage to its ancient roots. Visit the magnificent Parthenon with its colossal colonnade, the fascinating Acropolis Museum or the National Archaeological Museum to view relics from ancient Greece.

Modern-day Athens blends new and old – from vogue clubs and restaurants to traditional markets and fishing harbours. From the main port of Piraeus, sail along the romantic Athens Riviera, to enjoy more than 30 nautical miles of blissful beaches, tranquil coves, and charming marinas.

Skiathos

FLOTILLA | Bareboat | Skippered | Crewed

In the heart of the Aegean Sea, a short sail from the pristine Gulf of Volos, the Sporades islands glisten like emeralds in cobalt blue waters. Skiathos, the liveliest of these islands, is a playground of dazzling sandy white beaches, energetic nightlife and seaside tavernas. In Skiathos Town, allow traditional Greek music and delightful aromas to draw you into its vibrant restaurants. Or follow quiet mountain paths to discover graceful churches and monasteries tucked away in the verdant countryside.

Sail to picture-perfect Skopelos, the laid-back island that was featured in Mama Mia! Or continue to Alonnisos, which is home to a vast protected marine park.

Kos

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Within the Dodecanese archipelago, near the Turkish coast, Kos Island is a treasure chest brimming with alluring beaches and priceless historic sites. The 15th-century Neratzia Castle, built by the Knights of St. John, guards the impressive harbour mouth. Enjoy panoramic views from its stone battlements, before visiting Hippocrates Tree, where the father of medicine once taught his students. The spectacular Agora ruins nearby, uncovered by an earthquake in 1933, feature temples, baths and a 5th-century basilica.

Extend your island adventure to Rhodes, to discover its enchanting history of kings and knights; to Symi, with its colourful Venetian harbour, or to pristine Nisiros with its dormant volcano.

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Kos

Cabin | Bareboat | Skippered | Crewed

Within the Dodecanese archipelago, near the Turkish coast, Kos Island is a treasure chest brimming with alluring beaches and priceless historic sites. The 15th-century Neratzia Castle, built by the Knights of St. John, guards the impressive harbour mouth. Enjoy panoramic views from its stone battlements, before visiting Hippocrates Tree, where the father of medicine once taught his students. The spectacular Agora ruins nearby, uncovered by an earthquake in 1933, feature temples, baths and a 5th-century basilica.

Extend your island adventure to Rhodes, to discover its enchanting history of kings and knights; to Symi, with its colourful Venetian harbour, or to pristine Nisiros with its dormant volcano.

Paros

Bareboat | Skippered | Crewed

A sailors’ haven in the Aegean Sea, Paros is the quintessential Greek Island. The capital, Parikia, is a port town and the Cyclades region’s vibrant boating hub. Lovely whitewashed houses cascade down the rolling hill towards the harbour in typical Greek style. The old town’s cobbled alleys lead to shops, restaurants, old Byzantine churches and windmills. Tuck into a mezze platter, or sample ouzo at one of the charming waterfront tavernas. The rest of the island offers plenty to explore – unspoilt beaches, medieval villages and impressive wineries.

From Paros sail on to some of the popular Cycladic islands, including Naxos, Mykonos, Sifnos and Serifos.

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