Sailing Areas

GREEK ISLAND SAILING ROUTES.

Greece is undoubtly the best yacht cruising area in the world.

SAILING ROUTES AROUND
THE GREEK ISLANDS

Greece, the country with more coastline, more beaches, more islands and more days of sunshine than any other in Europe.

A sailing area with 5 distinct sailing areas each with its own group of islands and local flavour. Greece is undoubtly the best yacht cruising area  in the world.

With 15,000 miles of coastline, nearly 3,000 islands, crystal clean waters, endless horizons, quaint fishing ports and traditional villages, Greece remains a true sailor’s paradise.

All this is fine, but which island group can I cruise in a week or 10 days.

What islands can I see?
All common questions when first chartering  in the Greek Islands.

So to help you we have a selection of examples of the islands you could visit, and what you could find on each island. These are broken up in to 1 week, 2 week sailing schedules.

They are a examples of places to visit, we prefer if you choose your own itinerary and the islands to visit.

COMPARISON GUIDE
AREA
DESCRIPTION
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS
WEATHER
BEST TIME TO VISIT
ACCESS TO CHARTER BASE REQUIRED COMPETENCE HISTORICAL SITES TO VISIT AMENITIES RESTAURANTS SHOPS
Sporades (from Skiathos Base). Green unspoiled scenery, lots of beaches, generally calm weather conditions, short passages between islands. (Limited availability of charter yachts). Quite warm, calm to moderate winds, rarely raining. Recommended from June to October. Medium Difficult Basic Average Plenty Moderate
Dodecanese (from Kos & Rhodos Bases). Neither dry nor green islands, numerous secluded bays and approaches, rarely too windy, variable level of facilities/services depending on the island. Warm, moderate winds, rarely raining.Recommended from April to November Easy
Medium
Average
Competent
Plenty Moderate
Dodecanese (from Kos & Rhodos Bases). Neither dry nor green islands, numerous secluded bays and approaches, rarely too windy, variable level of facilities/services depending on the island. Warm, moderate winds, rarely raining.Recommended from April to November Easy
Medium
Average
Competent
Plenty Moderate
Ionian Islands (from Corfu & Lefkas Bases). Green scenery, humid and rainy once in a while, short passages between islands easy sailing area, ideal for beginners. Quite warm, calm winds, sometimes rainy.Recommended from June to September Easy
Medium
Basic
Average
Some Plenty
Cyclades Islands (from Alimos & Lavrion Bases). Dry rocky islands, numerous secluded bays and approaches, sometimes too windy (meltemi), unique architecture, variable level of facilities/services depending on the island. Sunny, warm, windy, rarely raining.Recommended from May to October Easy Average
Competent
Plenty Plenty
Saronic Gulf/Argolic Gulf/Peloponese east coast (from Alimos and Lavrion Bases) Short passages between islands, occasionally too hot in July/ August, easy sailing area, ideal for beginners (Maximum availability of charter yachts). Sunny, warm, calm winds, rarely
raining.Recommended from April to October
Easy Basic Plenty Plenty

INTERESTED IN CHARTERING A YACHT IN GREECE? VISIT OUR CHARTER FLEET.

 

IF YOU REQUIRE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

EMAIL: sailmaster@sailcharter-greece.com

TEL: 0030 693 716 3246

Bespoke/Set Routes
 

Bespoke/Set Routes

We prefer if you choose your own itinerary and visit the islands of your choice.

however, we do have a selection of examples of the islands you could visit, and what you could find on ONE. View Examples
Charter Fleet
 

Charter Fleet

We have an extensive fleet to cater for everyone.

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