Best time to go is May, June, September and October. Average day time temperatures are, May 23°C, June 28°C, July 33°C, August 33°C, September 28°C, October 24°C. Water is around 23 -24°C in August / September. Sailing Conditions tend to prevailNorth to 20 knots in Ionian Sea increasing to 25 knots in the Sardonic in July and August. In the Sporades prevailing northerly but weaker than in the southern Aegean. Meltemi North East to 30 (plus) knots in July and August in the Cyclades and the Dodecanese. Open waters with waves to 2 metres in some areas.Generally protected waters in the Sporades. Communication easy with Wifi readily available or Data download dongle. Access via Athens International Airport There are over 40 domestic/regional airports on the mainland and on various islands.
Luxury Crewed Yacht Charters
Adventure travel with a luxury edge; crewed yacht charters embody all that relaxing, stress free holidays should. A luxury crewed charter is the perfect getaway choice for a group of friends, an active family or the ultimate honeymoon. Explore exotic locations on board a magnificent charter vessel, while the crew caters to your every need.
Bareboat Yacht Charters
We will help you select vessels sized from 32 – 58 feet in length – sailing yachts, sailing catamarans and power catamarans. We offer quality charter yachts in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, South Pacific and the Indian Ocean. We select only the operators who meet our strict criteria for fleet management, maintenance standards and service ethics.
From Turkey, Croatia, Greece and Italy we have personally selected and inspected the gulets we offer to ensure they will suit your budget and group size. All are air conditioned, include crew and your own chef.
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Rhodes, Kos, Patmos and Samos are only four islands of this group and three of them have an airport. All have something to offer the visitor and each year they are explored by visitors who arrive by air and sea. Sailing in this area is extremely rewarding with a rich history of conquest and change.
Charter bases operate from Kos, Samos and Rhodes.
The Cyclades in the Aegean Sea, south east of the mainland of Greece is comprised of approximately 220 islands. Most well-known are Amorgos, Anafi, Andros, Ios, Kea, Kythnos, Mykonos, and Santorini. The area is known for the Meltemi - winds which usually blow strongest in July and August but can surprise unsuspecting sailors any time during the summer months.
Charter bases operate from Paros Mykonos and Syros
Athens main port of Piraeus lies on the north eastern edge of the gulf. The Saronic Gulf includes the islands of Poros, Salamis, Aegina, Hydra and Spetses.
Charter bases operate from Kalamaki, Athens and Lavrion.
Islands in the Sporades include Skiathos, Skyros, Alonnisos and Skopelos. Unusually green and wooded with crystal clear waters this is a beautiful cruising area.
Charter bases operate from Skiathos.
This cruising area includes islands such as Corfu, Kephalonia, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kythera, Zante and Paxi.
The Ionian boasts some of the best beaches in Greece and the Blue Grotto which is a famous attraction. The winds are usually very calm in the Ionian making it a wonderful sailing destination for less experienced sailors.