sailing in GreeceSailing in Greece is a well-known way to spend your valuable vacation time. You should expect to enjoy clear waters, history, culture, beauty, sunny days and unique islands.

Greece islands and islets are more than 1200 to 6000 depending on the minimum size to take into account.

Most of the Greece islands are located in the Aegean Sea and are divided into the following clusters.

  • The north Aegean islands
  • The Sporades islands
  • The islands of Argosaronico
  • The Cyclades islands
  • The Dodecanese islands
  • The Ionian Sea has only one complex which is called the complex of the Ionian islands.

At the time being, Greek Water Yachts is offering sailing vacation only in the Cyclades islands. A lot of our customers are returning to Greece after a couple of years and are asking either to sail with us in the Cyclades where our expertise area is, but also for other areas where they can enjoy a sailing cruise in the Greek islands. Below a short guide for other sailing areas in Greece someone can pick:



The Saronic / Argosaronic islands & the Peloponnese

  • Location: Near Athens on the Argo-Saronic gulf
  • Islands you can visit: Aegina, Hydra, Poros, Ermioni
  • What you can expect sailing the Saronic: historical sites, relaxing atmosphere, neoclassical houses, classy islands
  • Charter bases: Athens

The North Aegean and the Dodecanese

north aegean and dodecanese sailing

  • Location: Greece east coastline
  • Islands you can visit: Rhodes, Tilos, Leros, Kalymnos, Kos, Symi, Nisyros, Patmos, Samos, Ikaria
  • What can expect sailing Dodecanese: picturesque sealine, imposing castles, remote coves, hiking, neoclassical mansions
  • Charter bases: Kos and Rhodes

The Sporades islands

sporades islands

  • Location: North of the island of Euboea in the Aegean Sea
  • Islands you can visit: Skopelos, Skiathos, Alonnisos, Skyros
  • What you can expect sailing the Sporades: quiet beaches, greenest island in the Aegean sea, throbbing nightlife, sea caves
  • Charter bases: Volos, Skiathos, and Achillion

The Cyclades Islands

The Cycladic islands complex is by far the most famous in the Greek Islands and our expertise area

  • Location: Southeast of mainland Greece
  • Islands you can visit by yacht: Mykonos, Santorini, Syros, Ios, Tinos, Paros, Naxos, Koufonisia, Amorgos, Kimolos, Milos, Folegandros, Astypalaia, Kea, Kyrhnos, Sifnos, Serifos
  • What you can expect sailing Cyclades: glamour and fan, classy islands, wreck diving, tourist free, beautiful beaches, volcanic scenery, history, and tradition, picture-postcard villages 
  • Charter bases: Paros, Athens, Mykonos

The Ionian islands

sailing the Ionian islands

  • Location: Greece west coast
  • Islands you can visit by yacht: Corfu, Lefkada, Paxi, Ithaki, Kefalonia, Zakynthos
  • What you can expect sailing Ionian: privacy and luxury, lush vegetation, traditional villages, amazing waters
  • Charter bases: Corfu and Lefkas

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