Sailing in Greece

The best way to travel in Greece is by sail boat.
Whether you’re here to poke around ancient ruins, soak in the sun on idyllic beaches, or party till you drop, Greece will leave you clamoring for more.
By sailing you get to places that very few other people ever see. You view everything from a different perspective.
Sailing from island to island, you’ll spend plenty of time ashore exploring villages and historic sites.
Spend lazy days swimming and snorkeling in secluded anchorages and enjoy delicious Greek food in the waterfront tavernas that you’ll find in every picturesque fishing village that you stop at. If lively nightlife is of interest, you’ll find plenty on offer.

Why Sail in Greece?

Many people think that sailing is an expensive activity. Well, it’s not. Forget about ferries, hotels. You choose your route! By chartering a sailboat the only thing you need is wind and sunscreen!
Sailing is simply a very fun thing to do because there are so many things to do once you left the harbor. You can go fishing, diving, sunbathing, or simply cruise along.
Sailing in Greece can be the best thing you do this year so get out here and just do it!

EXPLORE AREAS

Saronic, Argolic Gulf

The Saronic and the Peloponnese area is a nice & calm sailing area that has a wide variety of landscapes, small distances between the islands, sandy or pebbled beaches. There are numerous beaches in the area and many of them are accessible only by boat.re

Cyclades Islands

When people say that they ‘d love to sail the Greek islands or when they hear about Greek islands sailing, they mean the Cyclades islands. The Cyclades islands, Greece are composed of 39 islands of which 24 are inhabited. One of the world’s top destinations, this is an area that no one should miss.

Ionian Islands

Off the west coast of Greece, the Ionian islands are well known for their beautiful sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, charming villages and stunning scenic countryside which is verdant and flourishing with greenery and nature. Each Ionian island has a distinct character and between them they offer everything you could wish for from a Greek Island holiday.

Dodecanese Islands

In a crescent chain down the Asiatic Turkish coast curving west towards Crete. The Dodecanese islands are for the most part bare of vegetation although not to such an extent as the Cyclades. Several of the islands with abundant natural springs, notably Kos and Rhodes, are relatively green and wooded. Countless sailing options for those who seek sailing in stronger winds.

Sporades Islands

Sailing the Sporades is all about anchoring in a bay at one side of a sandy or rocky beach letting the pine trees provide adequate shade to the boat and her crew. There are numerous beaches in the area and many of them are accessible only by boat. In a few words the Sporades is a warm and sunny region with typical Greek climate so bring along your camera.

Alimos Base

Kalamaki Marina is one of the largest charter bases in the East Mediterranean Sea. It is located 12 kilometres away from Athens. It is connected with Athens historical centre (Acropolis, Parthenon, Plaka old town, etc.) and with Piraeus, the main port for ferries, departuring to all the Aegean islands, Cyclades and Dodecanese.
HOW TO REACH OUR ALIMOS BASE
The Athens International Airport is approximately 40km from the marina. Getting there is very easy. You can either take a public bus or a taxi. The public bus runs on a 24hr basis and leaves every 20-25 minutes. Duration is approx. 90 minutes.
The taxi is certainly the most convenient solution and costs approximately 40-45 Euro.
A pre-arranged transfer can also be provided by SailWays at a small extra cost.
FACILITIES
There is a variety of restaurants around which some can make deliveries too.
Hot water showers and toilets at 80m distance from the yachts and water and 220V power is available.
Fuel is delivered by a tanker.
A few banks are located within 350 meters distance.
An unguarded car parking area is available too, though we suggest cars are parked in front of the port police on the marina or -better- at a small street outside the marina.