A Beginner’s Guide To A Catamaran Charter In Greece
Ever Thought About Going On A Catamaran Charter? Greece Is The Perfect Destination
A Beginner’s Guide To A Catamaran Charter In Greece
A catamaran charter in Greece is ideal for all sailing abilities, with areas of high winds and milder winds depending on the area of Greece. Greece is a great place to sail with hot and dry summers, and idyllic islands, beaches and beautiful villages waiting to be discovered.
A catamaran charter in Greece can be reached from anywhere in the world. Many of the islands have their airports along with the mainland airports depending on the area which you choose to sail in. Many of these airports have flights to other destinations in Europe, which connect the country to the rest of the world.
The weather in Greece is perfect for sailing with hot dry summers. The wind varies depending on the location in Greece. The sailing season in Greece begins in May and lasts until October.
The best time to go on a catamaran charter in Greece in May, June or September to avoid the crowds of people in the marinas and tourist hot spots. Although this being said, anytime throughout the summer is great just beware of the crowds.
Why Go On A Catamaran Charter In Greece?
Longest Coastline In The World. Greece has over 13,676km (8,498miles) of coastline making it the 11th longest coastline in the world. This coastline brings with it over 486 beaches which have been awarded Blue Flag for environmental management and high water quality, and an abundance of islands, 227 of which are inhabited.
Paradise. Greece is considered by many as ‘paradise’ with consistent trade winds, sunshine, and blue sky. A catamaran charter in Greece is perfect for every ability of sailor, with different areas having different wind conditions. The Aegean Sea (experienced sailors), Saronic Gulf, Sporades Islands, and the Ionian Sea have milder winds and safer bays, which are ideal of less confident sailors.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Aside from beautiful beaches, islands, and turquoise waters, Greece has 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites to explore as well as fishing villages.
Things To Do On A Catamaran Charter In Greece
Places To Visit. On a catamaran charter in Greece, there are lots of things to see and do.
- Zakynthos, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
- Milos Island, the distinctive white sandy beach with volcano rocks on Sarakiniko Beach
- Crete, the pink sand and turquoise waters in Balos Beach and Lagoon
- Santorini and Mykonos, two of the most photographed islands in Greece, picturesque villages and towns with whitewashed villages
- Crete, protected area with sand lilies, pink sand, turtles nesting at Elafonissi Beach
- The ancient ruins of Acropolis built in 510BC and Delphi a UNESCO site with Mount Parnassos
These are just a small number of the things you can explore and see in Greece, as well as the traditional sailing activities of swimming, snorkeling, diving or just watching the sunset with a cocktail on deck.
When To Book A Catamaran Charter In Greece
Best Time To Book. The best time to book a catamaran charter in Greece is anytime. If you wish to book a catamaran charter in Greece we have a fantastic team on hand to organize your perfect charter, as well as offering guidance on locations, itineraries, and skippers.
What Catamarans Are Available To Charter?
Lots Of Routes Possible. In Greece, we have a large number of boats available for charter. Greece is a big sailing destination, with lots of options, for itineraries and hundreds of marinas with boats available all over the country, depending on what itinerary you desire.
Boats Available. For a catamaran charter in Greece, the boats available are the following (this list depends and varies on the availability at the time of the request and what boats are available for your chosen dates)
- Lagoon 380 S2, 560, 52, 450, 39, 42, 450 S and 400 S2
- Bali 4.0, 4.5 or 4.3
- Helia 44
- Lavezzi 40
- Lucia 40
- Nautitech Open 40 and 441
What Are The Benefits Of Chartering A Catamaran?
Ample Space. A catamaran charter in Greece is perfect for families or large groups of friends. Catamarans have spacious areas perfect for socializing including an outside deck seating area and an inside saloon with 360-degree panoramic views, and natural light coming through the large windows. Catamarans can come in different cabin sizes, with cabins typically in the corners of the two hulls, one at each end. These cabins are joint together with spacious areas, but they offer privacy with the cabin separated from each other. Catamarans can also have room for crew members in cabins in the very front of the boat.
Shallow Draft. Catamaran charters in Greece are ideal for sailing in Greece as their shallow draft allows them to access coves, and anchor in shallow water, getting closer to the beaches.
Where Can You Sail?
Catamaran Charter Greece. On a catamaran charter in Greece, you can take whichever route you desire, depending on what you what to see and explore. Greece has lots of options for itineraries, depending on whether you want to visit islands, villages or cities.
Greece Sailing Itineraries. Each area of Greece has different wind activity and patterns, so it’s best to check which sailing area is suitable for your sailing abilities.
A Beginner's Guide To A Catamaran Charter In Greece
Amazing Sailing Experiences
Our Amazing Customers
Great family vacation.
I didn't think sailing with my family would be so much fun...
Sailing for the first time.
I recommendate them !
Everything went smooth, the paper processing, special requests and the specs of tht check-in procedure. Boat was also in good shape, so no complaints and a worry free holiday...
We had a great experience with booking through sailchecker.<read more>
Great service from Kate.
Informative and looked for the best value for our family. Very good customer service on this side and in Greece. Great boat and skipper...
Fantastic holiday from start to finish.<read more>
Very professional outfit!
They were very responsive and very quick to answer questions via email and instant chat. They had extensive knowledge of the area...
We will most definitely use their services for our next bareboat sailing vacation.<read more>
Sail checker were professional from start to finish - we wouldn’t book through anyone else!
Sailchecker were professional from start to finish - and were awesome dealing with a problem! Our first Yacht had serious issues and sail checker helped us to resolve it...
They are easy to deal with, straightforward and honest and I would recommend them to anyone planning a charter holiday.<read more>
Coronavirus pandemic support has been brilliant!
During the Coronavirus pandemic, Kate and her colleagues at Sailchecker have performed brilliantly. They have been considerate and highly efficient in re-organising our Turkey charter and also provided lots of assistance in getting our Yacht Security Deposit insurance policy transferred to match our revised charter dates.
Truly worthy of a 5 star rating!<read more>
Sailing is the perfect family holiday.
Would I go sailing again? OMG yes! Sailing is the perfect family holiday. Boys loved the activities, I enjoy relaxing as well...
Sailchecker.com arranged a sailing cruise her family of 2 sons, daughter & hubby in the BVI with their own.
Thank you sooo much!
It was sail in the day… party at night. We couldn't have wanted a better skipper or a Spring Break! Good times...
Arranged for 6 friends to sail Spring Break in the British Virgin Islands for under $500 each.
We had an absolute blast !!
All bookings and confirmations was always accurate with no delays. Our boat was also fabulously maintained and the Skipper new the area extremely well...
Everything was down to the tee.<read more>
Rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 160 reviews on Trustpilot