Amazing Greece is one of our most popular sailing destination in the Mediterranean Sea. Greece consists of a mountainous, peninsular mainland which extends out into the sea and its many islands, Greece has the 11th largest coastline in the world. Boasting almost 6, 000 in number, and of which of them 227 are inhabited. Greece is a sailor’s dream destination to explore. The Aegean, Ionian Seas, and the bordering islands of Greece, mainland are the most popular sailing destination and well known. Greece a great place to sail with its varied terrain, large coastline and numerous islands.
THE IONIAN SEA
The Ionian Sea is located on the west coast of Greece. The area has traditionally been called The Seven Islands, which consists of Korfu, Paxos, Lefkada, Ithaka, Keffalonia, Zakynthos and Kythira. There are also several other islands nearby which are worth a visit.
The region is famed for its green and lush nature. Several of the Islands, especially Lefkada has good protection from the surrounding weather and winds. The Ionean Sea is known for having calm weathers.
The Ionean Sea is a great sailing destination for those who search for chill days at sea. We rent out boats from most of the islands, additionally from the nearby mainland, Preveza.
The Dodecanese area borders to Turkey and has 12 big islands and about 150 lesser islands. The most popular islands are Rhodos, Kos, Patmos, Astypalaia, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Kasos, Leros, Nisyros, Symi, Tilos and Kastellorizo. The islands are known for having a rich history with many fortresses from the medieval times.
The region has in the summer an even wind blowing from northwest-west in medium strength. This wind makes the region into a desired destination for those who love sailing. We rent out boats from all the biggest islands, but the area could also be reached from Turkey.
The Cyclades lays in The Aegean Sea, southeast of the mainland. The area consists of about 220 islands, the most important ones are Amorgos, Anafi, Andros, Andiparos, Delos, Ios, Kea, Kimolos, Kythnos, Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Folegandros, Serifos, Sifnos, Sikinos, Syros, Skhinousa, Tinos and Santorini.
The climate is usually dry and mild. Most of the islands are less fertile, except of the islands Naxos which is a lush islands. The Cyclades are known for having stronger winds compared to the other regions. This makes this area suitable for the more experienced sailors and those who likes more challenging sailing.