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Yacht Charter Peloponnese

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 05:24
Yacht Charter Peloponnese - The Best the Aegean Has to Offer Sailing around the Aegean coastline of Peloponnese, one gets an impression of how the whole Mediterranean area used to be like once. Dreamy small towns with ethnic taverns in front of moles full of small fisher boats. Lonely bathing bays that stay secluded even in August, when anchorages are running short elsewhere. Crystal-clear water without jellyfish, natural beaches without seaweed – yes, you can still find all this in the Peloponnese. Sailing around Peloponnese - Sea & Coast First of all, it has to be said that although Peloponnese is a large peninsula in Greece, since the construction of the Corinth Canal in 1893, the landmass is actually separated from the mainland, thus turning it into an island. It is located in the south of the Greek main peninsula, with the Canal separating the Corinthian Gulf in the northwest from the Saronic Gulf in the southeast. It is a popular Yacht Charter Greece region thanks to the many ports and marinas along its shores and the many islands that are tourist attractions in the summer months, like the Ionian Islands and the Argo-Saronic Islands. The relief of the peninsula…
What You Should Know About Bareboat Yacht Charters Bareboat Yacht Charters Bareboats are usually offered through bareboat "base" companies that have a collection of yachts for bareboating. Sun Yachting has formulated the best deals and packages, and because of our high volume, we are able to offer bareboat charter to you at a discount. Sun Yachting Greece specializes in working all of your bareboat chartering details for you. What's Included in the Price? Usually a bareboat charter is offered by the week and the weekly price includes the vessel itself, full fuel and water tanks, and a basic "get you going" package that includes items like matches, soap, kitchen paper/paper towels, loo/toilet rolls, laundry detergent, and dish liquid. Think of the bareboats like hotel rooms. They come with all the essentials. However, like rental cars, you are usually requested to return the vessel with the same fuel and water levels that it had before your charter. There are almost always fuel and water stations at or near the bareboat base, so this usually isn't a problem. However, if you don't have time to refill the fluid levels, the base will do it for you and charge accordingly. If you want…
Yacht Charter Greece – Sailing in Ancient Waters Greece happens to be the best place for yacht charter with its many islands and archipelagoes scattered in the Ionian, Aegean and the rest of the Mediterranean Sea. With a sailing tradition that spans for thousands of years, you will find Greece very well prepared to accommodate pleasure sailors. In addition, it has a rich history that increases its holiday potential. Yacht Charter Greece General Info Yacht charter Greece ranks second in Europe when it comes to the miles of coastline. This means that Greece is a yacht charter paradise for sailors from all corners of the world. The waters are safe, with no tides, the winds predictable and the sailing distances, depending on your itinerary, are manageable and rarely tiresome. That translates in to great sailing potential and great yacht charter holidays in Greece. Among the top sailing destinations in Greece are its famous archipelagoes: The Cyclades, the Dodecanese and the Sporades. The islands have many harbor towns with marinas of all sizes and different services for every taste and budget that house veritable yacht charter communities that will prove to be friendly and helpful with everyone. One could mention Lefkas…

Yacht Charter Rhodes

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 12:28
Yacht Charter Rhodes | Bareboat & Catamaran Charters Rhodes is a wonderful sailing destination for bareboat yacht charter. Our yacht charter base on the island of Rhodes is perfect if you are planning to explore the Dodecanese islands. Our boats in Rhodes are available for both skippered and bareboat rentals and include a wide variety of our most popular sailing yachts and catamarans. The island is the perfect starting point for sailing to Dodecanese. Having Rhodes as starting point you can explore islands like Kos, Patmos, Leros, Symi, Tilos, Astypalaia and Kastellorizo. Rhodes Island - The Sun Isle Home of the famous Colossus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient world, the island of Rhodes is today like a magnet for yacht charter sailors because of the proximity to Turkey, the great sailing opportunities and the lovely weather. Sea & Coast Made famous by the Colossus that was one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, Rhodes is the biggest of the Dodecanese islands from the eastern Aegean Sea. It lies 18km from the Turkish peninsula and is also one of the most visited of the Greek islands thanks to its unique mix of good climate, perfect beaches…

What are Skippered & Crewed Bareboat Charters?

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 05:30
What are Skippered & Crewed Bareboat Charters? Skippered Charters, an Overview Yacht Charters with a hired skipper on board is an option available to everyone, but is most often chosen by people with little or no sailing experience. Sometimes people choose to hire a skipper simply because it relieves them of the navigational and mooring responsibilities. You may still dictate when and where the sailboat goes, or you can take advantage of the skipper’s knowledge, have him or her act as tour-guide, and create an exciting itinerary for you. Hiring a skipper also allows inexperienced sailors to gain valuable skills and knowledge by working with a pro. Indeed, some people hire a skipper for the first few anchorages, and take over for the rest of the journey. Do not be confused between skippered charters and crewed yachts. Hiring a skipper is quite different from hiring a fully crewed yacht because it is an option. With crewed yachts, onboard personnel is mandatory and accommodations more luxurious. Skippered Charters Features & Benefits Skippers take responsibility for maintenance and carry out boat repairs if necessary. Most skippers are great sailing teachers and generally great company as well. However, if you elect to hire…
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