With the New Year’s holidays in the past, we traditionally experience a surge in charter bookings, clients got together during Christmas and New Years and having decided about their summer plans, they proceed with selecting yachts for their sunny escapades in the Med. We know the ideal destination, matched with a motor yacht which is the choice of our Greek broker!
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Incredible Ionian Islands Itinerary
Having cruised the Greek Seas extensively since childhood, Lambros, one of our expert brokers in the Mediterranean, holds a special place in his heart for the Ionian Islands. Continue reading
Greece has the Meltemi Factor for Sailing!
The Meltemi wind has been blowing over the Aegean Sea recently, so we’re ready to offer some useful tips about sailing in the Greek islands. Here’s what you need to know to enjoy yourself while sailing the Greek seas.
The Endless Cruising Grounds of the Greek Islands!
The Greek islands have been called “a Mediterranean Polynesia” and for good reason; there are 6 distinct island groups (Cyclades, Ionian, Dodecanese, Sporades, Saronic, North Aegean), offering countless miles of shores that are waiting to be explored on your Greece sailing vacations!
As someone who was born and raised in Greece and has been sailing since childhood, I have actually never managed to visit all the islands by boat! The only people I know to have cruised around all of the islands are professional captains, but they cannot all make that claim! You can keep returning to the Greek Polynesia for summers in a row and keep finding new cruising grounds: the sunny backdrop, the warm seas and the kind, hospitable nature of the locals will remain the same, but the scenery will change across the islands.
Explore the Serene Ionian Islands!
Situated in the West coast of Greece, adjacent to Italy, the Ionian Islands are a completely different to the stereotypical Cyclades cruising ground. The Ionians comprise of a chain of 6 large islands (Corfu, Paxoi, Lefkas, Kefalonia, Ithaki, Zakynthos), and dozens more smaller islets. The Ionians have always been heavily influenced by neighboring Italy – to such an extent that they strongly resemble our beloved Capri and Ischia.