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Autumn Sailing Holidays in Greece

Saturday, 04 September 2021 07:03
Autumn Sailing Holidays in Greece The Season of 2021 has been a unique one. With August and the Summer months ending a lot of people start making winter plans and not even think about a sailing vacation. Of course the Greek sailing season is far from over. Sailing in Greece is not limited just for the summer months of June, July and August. The sailing season is very active during the month of September and extends until late October to early November. A lot of people prefer vacationing in September as it offers many benefits. Weather in Greece is till very warm but without extreme heat waves, there may be an occasional cloudy or day but for the most you will enjoy sunny days. In some island regions (like the Cyclades islands) there may be some strong winds, but for the most part of Greece weather conditions are fair. Every location, even the very popular ones, is better enjoyed as they are less crowded in comparison to summer months. Last but not least, vacationing during September/October offers lower prices compared to the high season. For all the above reasons sailing holidays in Greece during September is becoming more and more…

Last Minute Sailing Holidays 2021

Thursday, 22 July 2021 05:00
Last Minute Sailing Holidays 2021 The sailing season has officially started and we are in the heart of the summer. Even though most people have already arranged their holidays, a lot of people were unsure or had no time to plan ahead. Fortunately there are some dates still available for charter. It won’t be easy but opportunities may arise for a last minute sailing holiday in the season 2021. Usually last minute bookings offer better prices and can be huge opportunities if they fit your preferences. If you are looking to rent a boat in Greece with crew or bareboat and depending on flexibility every one can find and book their dream sailing vacation even at the last minute. So even though it’s late in the summer, don’t hesitate and make your request for a yacht today and we will do our best to find something suitable for you.

Day Cruises Greece

Wednesday, 19 May 2021 12:53
Day Cruises Greece The Greece is one of the most popular destinations for people all over the world. Greece features a vast number of islands - between 1,200 and 6,000, depending on the definition, 227 of which are inhabited. Scattered across the east Mediterranean it is not easy to explore everything they have to offer. If you are looking to discover and experience the sun, the sea and everything the Greek summer has to offer but don’t have enough free time a day cruise is what you need. A day cruise is a full sailing experience compressed in a few hours during the day. Experienced crew will navigate the boat and visit all the key points of the area so you can enjoy the best of what it has to offer and make the most out of your day at sea. Relaxing on board, sun bathing, swimming are guaranteed during your cruise. With a wide variety of choices you can select between a sailing yacht, a catamaran, a motor yacht or a Gulet. Check out our available day cruise options in the Saronic Gulf and if you need more information, don’t hesitate to contact us via email at info@sunyachting.gr or…

Sailing trips in Greece: The Cyclades

Thursday, 08 April 2021 08:15
Sailing trips in Greece: The Cyclades The Cyclades are an island group in the Aegean Sea, southeast of mainland Greece and a former administrative prefecture of Greece. They are one of the island groups which constitute the Aegean archipelago. The name refers to the islands around ("cyclic”) the sacred island of Delos. The largest island of the Cyclades is Naxos. The Cyclades island complex is one of the most popular destinations for travelers from all around the world. Every year thousands of tourists visit the Greek Cyclades to enjoy the natural beauty and vibrant night life of the islands. The most popular islands in the Cyclades for tourists are Mykonos, Santorini and Paros. The Cyclades are a perfect destination for sailing cruises in the Greek islands also. Sailing holidays offer a chance to discover all the “hidden” places of more than one island, during the charter and even escape from the large crowds from time to time. A Mykonos yacht rental can help you discover all the beauty of the island and avoid the heavily populated beaches when you are in the mood for a more relaxing day.Enjoy the famous Santorini sunset by booking a sunset cruise in Santorini and…
Sailing holidays in the Greek islands - A joy to behold Beachcombers and travel bugs are truly amazed at the splendid and pristine beauty of the Greek Islands. The crystal clear blue waters in these thousand islands are so captivating! The coolness of the breeze, the nice weather, and the calm seas can soothe your tired body while sipping a bottle of vodka. These beautiful islands paradise has all that it takes to be an ideal sailing holiday in the world. Yacht charter Greece holidays God has gifted these islands that were once the seat of the wars between the gods and the goddesses. Glorious Greek islands, this tag holds until these days. Although the Titans and the Olympians are part of the memories of old Greece, the grandeur and magnificent temples and ancient ruins of the Parthenon still stand in great majesty as if proclaiming to the whole world that their beauty has remained awed and adored. The Greek Islands is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world and of course, they are the ideal place for sailing holidays. The beauty of the Greek Islands is beyond compare; they have favorable weather conditions for 365 days.…

Chartering Yachts in Greece

Friday, 12 March 2021 07:05
Chartering Yachts in Greece The main types of Yacht Charter Agreement are, Bareboat, Flotilla, Skippered, and Crewed Bareboat: International Certificate of Competence (Europe). RYA Day Skipper Basic Cruising or demonstrate experience. Flotilla: Previous Boating experience. Able to moor or dock boat. Crew joins in with the sailing. Skippered: No previous experience required but crew willing and able to join in the operation and sailing of the boat under the direction of the skipper Crewed: No previous experience required. Some help in sailing is usually required. The decision on which to choose depends on personal preferences, the accommodation required on the boat, and the knowledge and experience of the charterer and crew. Bareboat Yacht Charters Bare Boat Yacht Charters, whether on a Motor Cruiser or Sailboat, offer more freedom than any other form of sailing apart from perhaps owning your own yacht because you are your own Skipper. Bareboat Charters allow you the choice of where to sail, which boat to charter, who and how many others are in the crew, what time to set sail and where to moor. The yacht is supplied complete with all the necessary equipment for your holiday with the exception of food and provisions. You…

Boat Handling Tips

Tuesday, 02 March 2021 05:52
Boat Handling Tips Boat Handling in a Marina or confined space is probably the most intimidating situation that you will encounter during your Boat Charter. However, there is less need to be concerned about it if certain actions and observations are made before beginning any maneuvers. Firstly it is essential to check that you have sufficient fuel, the fenders and lines are located in the right places and fenders are at the correct height. Brief the crew members on your intentions and be sure they know what is expected of them. Next Determine the direction of the Tide or Current. Look at the flow of water past a fixed object Observe how other vessels are lying at anchor. Which way does the underwater growth on a buoy or post flow? Look up the tide tables. Note the wind Strength and Direction. Is the wind with or against the tide? Will the wind be blowing your vessel towards or away from your pontoon or mooring. Decide if it is the tide or the wind that will have the greatest effect on the boat. If possible approach against the stronger of the tide or wind either forwards or astern. If in doubt…

Sailing Clothes and Gear Guide

Thursday, 18 February 2021 05:58
Sailing Clothes and Gear Guide Having the right sailing gear makes the yacht charter experience very much more comfortable, enjoyable, and also safer. The sort of sailing supplies to consider include sailing clothes, sailing shoes, sunglasses, suntan cream and could go further for the regular charterer to a handheld GPS, charts, and a suitable watch for sailing. Lifejackets should always be available onboard for every member of the crew and worn by non-swimmers and in anything but calm weather. The best type is the automatic inflatable ones as they are not too bulky and inflate on immersion in water. Sailing Clothes When choosing sailing clothes considerations include the range of weather conditions to be expected at your proposed destination, the type of yacht being sailed, and your role onboard. In the colder climates on an open yacht where you are an active member of the crew, a good ocean or offshore jacket and trousers would be recommended together with sailing boots and possibly sailing gloves and a hat. At the other extreme in a hot climate where you will be sheltered from the wind, shorts and bikinis together with suntan cream and sunglasses would be the order of the day.…
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