The 2019 Mediterranean Yacht Show

It’s almost time for your Boatbookings crewed yacht charter brokers to attend the annual Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) in Nafplion, Greece. With 107 yachts on display measuring over 3000m in length, the 2019 MEDYS is going to be the most successful yacht show to date. Today, we will take a look at three of our favourite yachts exhibiting from the 4-8 May 2019.

MELITI | Lagoon 560

MEDYS 2019 will showcase the best motor and sailing yachts available for charter in Greece, as well as some of our favourite Greek crewed catamarans. MELITI is a luxurious Lagoon 560 catamaran, accommodating 10 guests in 5 cabins for sailing charter through the Saronic and Cyclades islands. With Captian Stelios at the helm, you will discover tranquil bays, breathtaking anchorages and unrivalled sunsets. Bring your camera!

PARIS A | Maiora 115

In addition to catamarans, MEDYS 2019 will showcase the best Greece crewed motor yachts. PARIS A continues to be one of our favourites in the 100-120 feet range, offering five spacious suites, a large flybridge and a great selection of water toys. Furthermore, she has a dedicated crew, as well as a superb chef in Dionisios for summer 2019. We look forward to being dazzled with his creations!

BLISS | Heesen 44m

BLISS has just benefitted from an extensive winter refit and is therefore in sparkling condition for the summer 2019 Greek yachting season. Experienced Captain Takis, and his dedicated crew of 8 will show you the best Cyclades Islands Motor Yacht Itinerary with stops in the magical Mykonos and picturesque Paros.

Stay tuned for our full MEDYS 2019 report and continue to follow the action via the Boatbookings Instagram page.

Spectacular Spetses Classic Regatta

For the past 5 years, the Med classic regatta circuit has a new, hot destination under the bright Greek sun, in the vicinity of Athens. The Greek classic sailing fleet – and many visiting boats – are putting up a magnificent show, this regatta is a fantastic way of adding something special to your yacht charter Greece! Sleek classics designed by yachting figureheads such as Sparkman & Stephens, John Alden, William Fife, Ed Dubois will be racing at the island of Spetses, just 40 miles from Athens.

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Koufonissia Islands the most magical spot in the Cyclades!

There’s no denying that the Greek Islands are the best all round destination; just ask Boatbookings Broker, Lambros, who has cruised all over the world! Combining cosmopolitan places like Mykonos and Santorini, thousand of stunning beaches scattered in the hundreds of islands, unspoiled sceneries & islands which are still preserved in the face of tourism, Greece has so much to offer.

KoufonisiaSomewhere for you to visit in Greece? The Koufinisia Islands.  This group of 2 islets, situated to the South-Easter of Naxos islands, lie just 40 nautical miles from uber-popular Mykonos. Continue reading

Discover all that the Greek islands have to offer on board PARIS A

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The Greek islands offer some of the best waters for cruising and some of the most breathtaking scenery in the whole of the Mediterranean, PARIS A is the perfect yacht to experience the Greek Islands in style and comfort. PARIS A is a custom built Maiora 35 designed to be as comfortable and stylish as possible.  Built in 2009, she is packed with technology, toys and extras. With 5 luxuriously appointed cabins, PARIS A can accommodate up to 10 guests in ultimate luxury.

Dodecanese

The Greek islands are made up of 2000 separate islands, most of which are unspoilt and steeped in history. Moor off the Dodecanese island group, often referred to as the ‘sunniest corner of Greece’ which includes Rhodes where fig trees and olive groves line the hill sides, concealing ancient temples and ruins. The islands are also renowned for great, fresh cuisine, served up at one of many beach side Greek tavernas by friendly locals, great for lunches or dinners on land, although you may see no reason to ever leave PARIS A and we wouldn’t blame you!

PARIS A is perfect for families or friends as she comes equipped with a huge array of water sports toys, including a jet ski, water skis, banana boatalong with much more. She also has 3 tenders, one of which is glass bottomed, perfect for viewing the sea life of the crystal clear waters of the Aegean sea.

Charter a Luxury Yacht in Greece

Greece is the perfect holiday destination for all ages, with its turquoise waters and and white beaches who could say no? With approximately 1,400 islands of which 227 are inhabited, there is plenty of space for everyone, and so much to explore.  Each island has its own character and attractions, and classical history and ruins abound, so it is worth taking the opportunity to visit a few, and what better way to island hop than in your own luxury yacht?

Mykonos, in the most famous group of Greek islands known at the Cyclades, is always worth a visit. The close proximity of the 39 islands in the Cyclades means there is plenty to explore, and always another island to visit. Mykonos draws in visitors with its whitewashed homes and blue-domed churches that you will only find in this area of Greece. As the “Island of the Winds” according to Greek folk culture Mykonos is a focal point of international jet-set. Regardless of your holiday program; whether you are after the local history and tradition, the local and international cuisine or just wishing to relax by the sea and sun, Mykonos will meet your expectations. However, the best way to grasp the beauty of this Greek island, is by being able to see the whole thing, and its neighbouring islands, so obviously the best option for visiting Greece is by boat.

Paris-ASo, if you are looking to charter in Greece for a week, charter PARIS A, a luxury Maiora 35-DP. She is perfect for exploring the Greek islands, and gives you the chance to venture off the beaten path to places that may not be on your typical destination guide, but this way you can explore the ‘real’ Greece. With stylish interior design, she welcomes you in for a comfortable ride. She also has a huge sun deck, perfect for day time sunbathing or night time partying. With a range of water toys to try out as well, what better what to experience the Greek waters?

Looking to charter a yacht in Greece? Head to www.boatbookings.com, the leading online yacht charter broker, or email us at charter@boatbookings.com and one of our Charter Specialists will get back to you shortly.

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