Sailing in Greece is one of the most pleasurable ways to discover its myriad of islands, quaint fishing villages, lonely bays and remote islands. Whether it’s the bigger, more cosmopolitan islands with their spectacular beaches packed with sun-worshippers and exciting nightlife; or the quieter, off-the-beaten track destinations of the lesser-known Greece that strike a chord with you, sailing around these sun-kissed Greek Islands is surely an experience to be sought out. Over 3000 islands await you with relatively small distances between them, making sailing navigation straightforward and one can island-hop by sailboat from one side of the Aegean to the other, or perhaps explore all seven islands on the Ionian side by motorboat. Generally good conditions and hot, bright summer days, as well as some of the best coastal boating waters to be found, offer an ideal climate for chartering a yacht.
There are a wide selection of sailing destinations including, but not limited to, the ArgoSaronic Gulf, the Dodecanese, Evia and the Sporades, the Cyclades, the North and East Aegean, Crete and the Ionian Islets. Each area has unique topography, cuisine and culture, making Greece a destination to keep coming back to. Sailing in the Aegean Sea offers invigorating passages, longer distances and the prevailing seasonal northerly winds - the 'meltemi'. A Greece yacht charter in the Ionian Islets. offers ideal and predictable conditions and shelter from the summer wind. The Sporades are green and remote with natural safe harbours and a world away from the madding crowd
On offer are a selection of boats for yacht charter in Greece, which continues to expand and is updated regularly. These include Sailboats, Catamarans, Motor Boats and Gullets and range in size from 30 feet to 100 feet.
Enjoy the freedom of a bareboat yacht charter and if you already know what you want, you can select your yacht charter here. For the less experienced yachtsman, skippered yacht charters are also available, leaving the responsibility of the boat in experienced hands. A crewed yacht charter puts you in charge with extra hands on deck and the benefits of local knowledge.
Additional services such as hostess and chef are also available. Send us a charter inquiry and we will be happy to discuss your specific requirements with regards size of boat and type of charter.
All our boats are fully-equipped and well-maintained with some of our bigger boats offering up to 5 cabins.
Marina facilities in Greece have been greatly improved with some 22 private marinas offering facilities and good service for reasonable price. Of course, one can also simply dock in the pretty fishing villages on route.
Beginner and experienced alike will enjoy sailing in Greece by Sailboat, Catamaran, Motor Boat or Gullet according to your preference. Renting a boat in Greece is easy and the cheerful hospitality of the locals, the topography, and the cuisine will delight your senses.