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Greece Sailing Vacation: Sailing Yachts or Motor Yachts?

Greece Sailing Vacation: Sailing Yachts or Motor Yachts?

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Yachting in Greece is one of the best things that you can do for the summer. Greece is a very beautiful country that consists of numerous islands. These islands are being visited by tourists from around the world every year. If you are looking for a great place to spend the summer, Greece is definitely the country you should consider.

Before going to Greece, it is recommended that you determine which yacht you want to ride on. After all, there are two types of yacht. One type is the sailing yacht and the other type is the motor yacht. The issue around which type of yacht is more ideal is still debatable. Each type of yacht provides a totally different experience and that is why it is very difficult to compare the two.  In order for you to determine which type of yacht you would want to rent, it is very ideal to consider the advantages and disadvantages of both options. This is so that you will know which type will be more suitable to your taste. It is very ideal for you to determine which type of yacht you plan to hire a few months before going to Greece.

The Sailing Yacht

The sailing yacht is preferred by those who have a lot of experience when it comes to sailing. If you have a lot of sailing experience, then the sailing yacht is ideal for you. The good news is that sailing yachts are recommended especially during the months of July and August. These are the months where the winds in Greece are favourable. You will definitely have a great time navigating through the Greek seas during these months. The good thing about sailing yachts is that they are not as expensive as motor yachts. However, operating one requires a lot of navigational and sailing skills from the captain. Aside from that, the slow paced movement of the yacht lets you enjoy the breeze of the air and your presence in the Greek seas.

The Motor Yacht

Some people prefer motor yachts because these things help them travel to a lot of islands in just a short amount of time. After all, motor yachts could cruise very fast and are very ideal for those who really want to visit numerous islands. The places that these water vessels could visit in a day could never be visited by a sailing yacht in the same amount of time. Aside from that, most motor yachts are bigger and that is why they are recommended for huge groups. Motor yachts are also very recommended, especially when the weather is unpredictable. It can easily sail even if the wind is not favourable. Aside from that, if you do not really know how to move through the waters by sailing, a motor yacht would be more recommendable for you.

These are the advantages and disadvantages of the two types of yacht. Think about these pros and cons carefully so that you know what to get when you visit Greece.

 

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