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  • Region: Italy
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Explorers, Foodies

Setting sail from Sicily

Sicily can sometimes be off British sailors radars when it comes choosing where to spend you summer sailing holiday; but with terrific scenery, weather and sailing it's not to be missed. The Aeolian Islands are a pretty special place with their rugged and volcanic landscapes; the seven islands are linked by a vast 200km ridge from Mount Etna to Mount Vesuvius. As a result of the Aeolian Islands volcanic landscapes, they have been UNESCO listed; so pretty special.

  • Vulcano - Sicily and the Aeolian Islands
  • Salina - Sicily and the Aeolian Islands
  • Time for a swim
  • Aeolian Islands, Sicily
  • Aeolian Islands Rock
  • Cefalu at night
  • Salina Beach view
  • Panarea Building
  • Region: Turkey
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers, Foodies

Cruising the Carian Coast

The Southern coast of Turkey is home to sunny skies, turquoise waters and tranquil bays. The stuff dreams are made of! Combine this with long summers, spectacular scenery and delicious Turkish food (our mouths are watering just thinking about it!) Turkey can be a great place to sail in from the beginning of April through to the end of October.

  • Gulf of Gokova
  • Bodrum castle
  • Asi Koyu Turkey food
  • Cokertme - Carian Coast
  • Paradise Bay, Turkey
  • Akbuk Bay
  • Gulf of Gokova Coastline
  • Yalikavak Harbour
  • Region: Croatia
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife

Two weeks of terrific islands

The Dalmatian Islands archipelago are made up of a staggering 1185 islands, although only 50 of these are populated. With such a wide variety of islands this two week route gives you a brilliant variety of both short hops and longer days, reaching everywhere from cultural hubs to secret hideaways!

  • Dubrovnik
  • Anchored in Mandraki Bay on Hydra Island in August 2015 - Swim time!
  • Pakleni Archipelago
  • Golden Cape Brac Island Croatia - Courtesy of the Croatian National Tourist Board
  • Jumping off the boat!
  • Bol
  • Golden Cape on Zlatni Rat Island Brac
  • Dubrovnik Old Harbour
  • Region: Turkey
  • Sailing Suitable For: Beginners, Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers

Tranquil days in turquoise Bays

If you are looking for sunny skies, turquoise waters and tranquil bays then the southern coast of Turkey is definitely for you. Home to traditional Turkish villages, uninhabited islands and striking coves, this is a very popular area for those who like to combine splendid sailing with captivating culture. You will find numerous exciting places to explore as you sail from our base in Bodrum, passing astonishing ruins and stopping in sheltered anchorages. 

  • Aerial view of Datcha
  • Palmarina Bodrum
  • Jumping off the yacht in Turkey 2016
  • Yedi Adalari, Turkey
  • Gumusluk Villas
  • Bodrum castle
  • Bodrum Harbour
  • Cokertme - Carian Coast
  • Region: Croatia
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife

Magnificant island hopping

The Adriatic coastline with its clear seas, gentle summer climate, quaint villages and historic towns is a magnificent sailing area. This explains why it is one of Europe's leading sailing destinations.

  • Split panorama courtesy of the Croatian National Tourist Board
  • Hvar Panorama - Courtesy of the Croatian National Tourist Board
  • Jumping off the boat!
  • Bol Convent Brac Island - Courtesy of the Croatian National Tourist Board
  • Primosten Panoramic Old Town
  • Bol
  • Central Dalmatian Islands
  • Otok Drevnik and surrounding islands courtesy of the Croatian National Tourist Board
  • Region: Croatia
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife

Discover sailing from Dubrovnik

With 1185 islands making up this archipelago off Croatia’s Adriatic coastline there are plenty of routes you could take to explore these hundreds of islands. Starting from Dubrovnik gives you not only a really short transfer (always a bonus!) but also the chance to leisurely make your way north up the coast and stop of at some of our favourite islands.

  • National Park, Mljet
  • Pomena
  • Dubrovnik
  • Lastovo, Adriatic sea
  • Orebic
  • Dubrovnik Old Harbour
  • Dubrovnik Old Harbour at dusk
  • Yacht at anchor near Dubrovnik
  • Region: Turkey
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples, Explorers, Foodies

The Luscious Lycian Coast

Sailing past spectacular scenery, riveting ruins and intriguing islets - you will feel like there is nowhere else you would rather be! The Lycian coast runs from Marmaris in the west to Antalya in the east, covering some of the most remarkable coastlines in the Mediterranean. You will see rugged landscapes complimented by turquoise waters and discover beautiful bays perfect for peaceful lunchtime swim stops.

  • Marvellous Marmaris Marina from above
  • Kas Turkey
  • Waterside dining Oludeniz
  • Turkey - Fethiye
  • Sunset in Fethiye
  • Marmaris bay
  • Unbeabtable Turkish food
  • Marmaris Coast
  • Region: Croatia
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Explorers

Cruising the Kornati Islands

The Kornati Islands are the archipelago that lies between Pag in the very North to Sibenik in the South, including the beautiful Kornati National Park. These destinations are appealing for a crew who are looking for a sailing ground with stunning scenery and marine life. So if you're looking for an excuse to truly get away from it all, the Kornati Islands and its national park would be a wonderful choice.

  • View of the Kornati Islands from the top of the hill
  • Krka Waterfalls
  • Sunset looking west over Primosten Town
  • Sali
  • Zut
  • Sibenik Evening View
  • Kaprije Marina
  • Aerial view Kornati Islands near Murter
  • Region: Turkey
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples, Explorers, Foodies

Gorgeous Göcek & Fethiye

Sailing past spectacular scenery, riveting ruins and intriguing islets, you will soon feel like there is nowhere else you would rather be. The Lycian coast boasts some of the most remarkable coastlines in the Mediterranean and our bases in Göcek and Fethiye are perfect places to start your adventure.

During the week you will sail through tranquil turquoise waters, past rugged landscapes, and into beautiful bays. You will discover spots that are perfect for a lunchtime swim, or ideal for watching the sun go down whilst enjoying an ice cold beer in the evening. Turkey is a brilliant holiday destination - from tasting traditional Turkish cuisine, to relaxing in mud baths, or exploring ancient ruins - there is something for everyone... and the sailing is pretty good too!

  • Sailing at sunset
  • Turkey - Fethiye
  • Unbeabtable Turkish food
  • Escape your yacht for some sunset dining
  • Waterside dining Oludeniz
  • Oludeniz Bay Lagoon Small Boats
  • Turkish Houmous and Bread
  • Sunset in Fethiye
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week

Island hopping from Athens

For a mixture of island hopping and mainland coastal sailing as well as long and short hops, then the beautiful Saronic Islands are the area for you. This is a very popular place for sailors from all over the world, perfect for family holidays, groups of friends or couples who want to take it easy.

  • Anchored for a lunch stop Swim and SUP in the Saronic Islands
  • Waterside dinner in Kyparissi in the Saronic Islands
  • Nautical Club, Hydra Island
  • Sunset at Dhokos by Yana Kambites
  • Athens secluded beach, Saronics
  • Hydra Harbour from the hills
  • Agistri Island, Chalikiada Beach, Saronics
  • Athens, Saronics
  • Region: Croatia
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Explorers

Kornati National Park Escape

The Kornati islands are the more northern archipelago on the Adriatic Coast. These islands are a real chance to eschew technology and truly get off the grid. The marine National Parks and spectacular landscapes provide more than enough to see and explore on a one week sailing holiday.

  • Murter Island Beach Yachts
  • Sailing in the Kornati Islands
  • View of the Kornati Islands from the top of the hill
  • Aerial view Kornati Islands near Murter
  • Biograd Panoramic
  • Zadar
  • Zlarin
  • Sunset looking west over Primosten Town
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Previous Flotilla Sailors, Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers

Island Hopping from Lavrion

If you are looking for easy island hopping, combined with great wind, this is the route for you! Our bases in the Saronic Islands (Athens and Lavrion) allow you to reach much of southern mainland Greece and all the islands surrounding it. You will come across traditional Greek towns as well as buzzing islands filled with restaurants, bars and their own uniquely Greek character!

  • Ermioni, Saronic Islands from the North
  • Aegina typical greek fishing yacht
  • Flowers in Poros
  • Aegina view, Saronics
  • Beach Lunge George's at Little Vathi
  • Sunset at Dhokos by Yana Kambites
  • Quaint Taverna by the water in Little Vathi, Meganisi
  • Food Shopping in Lakka
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers, Foodies

Island hopping through the Aegean

If you are looking for easy island hopping, combined with great wind, this is the route for you! Our bases in the Saronic Islands (Athens and Lavrion), allow you to reach a number of gorgeous islands, off the beaten tourist track. You will come across traditional Greek towns, as well as buzzing islands filled with restaurants, bars and their own unique character!

  • Hydra Harbour from the hills
  • Anchored for a lunch stop Swim and SUP in the Saronic Islands
  • Sunset at Dhokos by Yana Kambites
  • Agkistri, Saronics
  • Spetses, Saronics
  • Gorgeous Greek Church overlooking bay
  • Athens, blue domed churches, Saronics
  • Athens, Saronics
  • Region: Italy
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Explorers, Foodies

Sailing through volcanoes

Sicily has never been a top destination for British tourists however that’s what we love most about it! This off the radar set of islands known as the Aeolians are the perfect place to escape from it all and soak up some truly Italian culture. What’s more, where else could you anchor your yacht and watch a live volcano at the same time.

  • Time for a swim
  • Cefalu at night
  • Vulcano - Sicily and the Aeolian Islands
  • Aeolian Islands Rock
  • Stromboli, Lipari Islands
  • Cefalu old town view
  • Cefalu town view
  • A flat calm day
  • Region: Italy
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Couples, Foodies

Island hop between Ischia & Capri

The Amalfi Coast must be one of the most colourful in the whole of the Mediterranean. With the added touch of glamour from the likes of Sorrento and the island of Capri this makes for a fantastic sailing destination. The entire coastline is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and so it’s not hard to see why celebrities and holiday makers alike are lured in by its beauty and charm. Take a yacht from either Salerno or Procida, both a short transfer from the nearby airport of Naples.

  • Capri Sunset
  • A flat calm day
  • Local wine in Ischia Town
  • Amalfi coast view
  • Faraglioni, Capri
  • Lunch spot with a view from Castle Aragonese Ischia Island
  • Fishing boats on Procida Island in the Bay of Naples
  • Amalfi
  • Region: Italy
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Couples, Foodies

Enjoy pizza in Procida

The Amalfi Coast is one of the most famous coastlines, not just in the Mediterranean but worldwide; listed as UNESCO heritage site in 1997 it's not hard to see why it's so widely recognised. Enjoy a touch of Italian glamour alongside a feast of Italian food and wine. Sail to Sorrento and and the nearby Islands of Capri, Ishcia and Procida.

  • A view of gorgeous Capri Island
  • Gulf of Naples with cat
  • Local lemons in Ischia
  • Capri Sunset
  • Local wine in Ischia Town
  • Capri Blue Cave
  • Rooftop drinks with a view of Castello Aragonese Ischia Island
  • The view from Monte Epomeo on Ischia Island
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Previous Flotilla Sailors, Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers, Foodies

Exploring under sail

When we sail in this area, we always wish we had another week, as there are so many places to explore! We are often amazed to find some harbours uncrowded, even in August. There is seldom a rush to get in and the welcome in each place gives you a taste of true Greek hospitality.

The taverna atmosphere remains familiar with the addition of a few new dishes. The local wine is delightful and the ambience is addictive. Dining out is more than a meal - it is a cultural experience that will envelop you.

  • Anchored in Mandraki Bay on Hydra Island in August 2015 - Swim time!
  • Sailing past Monemvasia in the Saronic Islands
  • Sunset at Dhokos by Yana Kambites
  • Anchored near Monemvasia
  • Alex, Amy, Aaron and Liam exploring Hydra Town
  • Swimming with turtles in Monemvasia
  • Athens secluded beach, Saronics
  • Leraka Town, Saronics
  • Region: Italy
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers, Foodies

Sailing Corsica & Sardinia

Sardinia is famous for its chic residents, equally as chic visitors, stunning scenery and delicious food. The beauty of having two weeks in this area is that you can easily visit nearby Corsica. Our route takes you through some of Sardinia and Corsica's hidden gems. Enjoy tranquil turquoise blue bays, rustic coastlines and authentic eateries. 

Corsica and Sardinia is not just coastal sailing. To the north east tip you'll find the La Maddalena Islands; with beautiful beaches and clear waters. The whole area is a natural marine park famed for it's pink beaches and spectacular scenery. The wind isn't half bad either!

  • Anchored near Budelli Island Sardinia Italy
  • Italian Mezze at Assaggia Restaurant in Porto Rotondo
  • Sunset in Bonfacio on Corsica
  • Beach of Cala Coticcio, Caprera Island, Sardinia
  • Beach on South East Caprera, Sardinia, Italy
  • Cala Briola, Emerald Coast Sardinia
  • Calvi - Sardinia
  • Champagne Bar in Porto Cervo Sardinia
  • Region: Spain
  • Sailing Suitable For: Beginners, Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples

Sailing Magnificent Majorca

The Balearic Island of Majorca is not to be overlooked as a sailing destination. The ever present sunshine and constant sea breeze mean that a sailing holiday around the island of Majorca can be a brilliant way to spend a fortnight.

  • Palma Town Majorca
  • Cala Des Moro, MAjorca
  • Cala Rajada, Majorca
  • Paguera Rural Village and Cala Fornells, Majorca
  • Andraitx
  • Cave for Palmarola Island
  • Palmarola
  • Cala Figuera, Majorca
  • Region: Italy
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Couples, Foodies

Lazy days in La Maddalena Islands

Sardinia is well known for its chic and classy residents, simply stunning scenery and its gastronomic delights. As well as being able to sail along Sardinia’s coastline perhaps the most appealing reason to sail here is the magnificent La Maddalena Islands. A collection of islands that are so spectacular they have been designated a National Marine Park.

  • Anchored near Budelli Island Sardinia Italy
  • Beach of Cala Coticcio, Caprera Island, Sardinia
  • Beach on South East Caprera, Sardinia, Italy
  • Cala Briola, Emerald Coast Sardinia
  • Calvi - Sardinia
  • Champagne Bar in Porto Cervo Sardinia
  • Champagne in Sardinia
  • Golfo di Girolata
  • Region: Spain
  • Sailing Suitable For: Beginners, Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples

Marvellous Majorca & Menorca

With a cluster of islands grouped so closely together, you’d be silly not to pop over to Mallorca’s neighbouring island Menorca, especially if you have a whole two weeks to explore. With its white washed Spanish style houses, rolling hills and sandy beaches, Menorca is not an island to be missed.

  • Alcudia Majorca Sunset
  • Port Pollensa
  • Port de Soller
  • Anchored yachts Formentora Spain
  • Crystal clear waters of Formentera beachs
  • Harvey getting the lines ready
  • Paella by the sea
  • Palma Town Majorca
  • Region: Italy
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Explorers, Foodies

The Tuscan archipelago is a chain of islands located off the west coast of Tuscany, between the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea. These islands are not often on British sailors' radars, with Tuscany associated more with rolling hills and vineyards rather than a beautiful sailing ground. However, within the Tuscan Archipelago National Park there are seven islands affectionately referred to as the 'Seven Sisters' which are well worth exploring.

  • Pianosa - Tuscan Islands
  • Isola del Giglio - Tuscan Islands
  • Pianosa View - Tuscan Islands
  • Piombino
  • Follonica
  • Capraia
  • Capraia - Tuscan Islands
  • Campoloro
  • Region: Italy
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Couples, Foodies

The Tuscan Islands in northern Italy are an archipelago of islands which are so enchanting they are a National Park. There are seven islands affectionately referred to as the 'Seven Sisters' which are well worth exploring. If you want to combine sailing, Italian cuisine and lavish landscapes then the Tuscan Islands are the perfect one week break.

  • Portoferraio
  • Capraia - Tuscan Islands
  • Giannutri - Tuscan Islands
  • Capraia
  • Isola del Giglio - Tuscan Islands
  • Pianosa - Tuscan Islands
  • Capraia Coastline - Tuscan Islands
  • Piombino
  • Region: Spain
  • Sailing Suitable For: Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples

Sailing to Incredible Ibiza

The Balearic Islands are a sailors paradise.  From magnificant Majorca to fabulous Formentera these islands have something for everyone. Whether you're seeking the sensational nightlife of San Antonio, or searching to quiet coves to escape the masses, this route has it all!

  • Ibiza Es Porroig also Port Roig view at Balearic Islands of Spain
  • Palm tree in Palma
  • Sunset at Dhokos by Yana Kambites
  • Lagoon 400 anchored
  • Family relaxing in Gouvia
  • Anchored yachts Formentora Spain
  • Formentera, Ibiza
  • Cape Formentor, Majorca
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Explorers

Great wind and Gin clear water

Sailing in the Sporades Islands is terrific thanks to the regular summer meltemi wind. This area is perfect for those of you looking to really get a heel on! The unbeatable combination of gin clear water, great wind and beautiful beaches is a timeless combination that sailors just can't seem to resist - we can't think why!
Sail from Skiathos Town (just two minutes from the airport) and explore Skopelos, Alonissos and Kyra Panagia to name a few of the 24 islands! A swim stop at the beautiful island, famed as the set of the Mamma Mia film on Skopelos Island, is a must.

  • Anchored below the Mamma Mia church on Skopelos Island
  • Sunset from the beach in Loutraki on Skopelos Island
  • Sailing just off Kyra Panagia Island
  • The view from the monastry on Kyra Panagia
  • Dinner in a taverna at Kiriaki Sporades
  • Agnondas, Sporades
  • Bay on Skiathos Island
  • Skiathos Old Town View Bay
  • Region: Spain
  • Sailing Suitable For: Beginners, Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples

Sailing Magnificent Mallorca

The Balearic Island of Mallorca is not one to be overlooked as a sailing destination. The ever present sunshine and constant sea breeze mean that a sailing holiday around the island of Mallorca can be a brilliant way to spend a week. There’s plenty of glittering old fashioned towns, hidden like gems along the coastline and in one week you can sail the whole way round the island, stopping off at your leisure.

  • Cala Rajada, Majorca
  • Port de Soller, Majorca
  • Cave for Palmarola Island
  • Santi, Majorca
  • Palma Marina
  • Andraitx
  • The Bakery in Glossa
  • Beneteau 40 relaxing in Emerald Bay
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Explorers

An island hopping escape

Sailing in the Sporades Islands is terrific thanks to the regular summer meltemi wind. This area is perfect for those of you looking to really get a heel on! The unbeatable combination of gin clear water, great wind and beautiful beaches is a timeless combination that sailors just can't seem to resist - we can't think why! 

Sail from Skiathos Town (just two minutes from the airport) and explore Skopelos, Alonissos and Kyra Panagia to name a few of the 24 islands! A swim stop at the beautiful island, famed as the set of the Mamma Mia film on Skopelos Island, is a must.

  • Sailing just off Kyra Panagia Island
  • Church in the back streets of Skopelos Town
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding whilst anchored at Koukounaries Beach on Skiathos Island
  • A swim stop in Maurita Bay on Alonissos Island
  • A swim stop on Skopelos Island below the Mamma Mia Church
  • Anchored below the Mamma Mia church on Skopelos Island
  • The view from Alonissos Old Town
  • Sailing past Skiathos Town
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Previous Flotilla Sailors, Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples, Explorers

With over 220 islands to explore in the Cyclades there’s almost too much to see and do! The most commonly known are the famous Santorini with its blue domed churches and Mykonos for its party lifestyle.

This area is for the keener sailors, with the Meltimi blowing heavily during the summer season, it makes for some exciting sailing for an experienced crew.

  • Panoramic view Santorini with blue domed church
  • Naoussa, Paros
  • Irakleia shore front, Paros
  • Cyclades 43.3 Main
  • Folegandros, Paros
  • Ios windmills, Paros
  • Naousa Paros Fishing Boat and cute quay
  • Finikas, lone boat, Cyclades
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Explorers

If island hopping’s your thing and you’re looking for a bit of wind to chase then the Dodecanese are your best bet. It’s said that these islands in the south-eastern Aegean are the sunniest corner of Greece. With historical sights, warm climate and appealing sailing conditions this route will give crews a bit of adventure and starting from Rhodes there’s plenty to explore with ancient ruins and undiscovered bays all at your disposal.

  • Astypalaia, Dodecanese
  • Kalymnos Sponge Factory
  • Kos Yacht View
  • church in Ayia, Dodecanese
  • Fourni, Kos, Dodecanese
  • Agathonisi, Dodecanese
  • Arki Island, Dodecanese
  • Castelia Beach, Lakki, Dodecanese
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples

One Week Cruising the Cyclades

Now we’ve all heard of Mykonos and it tops many travellers’ guides as a place not to be missed. Experiencing it all by sea gives you a real feel for the stunning land and seascapes that can be found in the area.

  • Syros Street
  • Mykonos windmills at sunset
  • Livadi Town, Mykonos
  • Mericha, Mykonos
  • Kamaraes, Mykonos
  • Naxos Town by night, Mykonos
  • Athena 38
  • Mykonos Port view traditional boats
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Explorers

This one week route 9as the name gives away) heads south once you’ve picked your boat up from Kos. And with no shortage of islands to fit in you can get all the way down to Tilos in the south and Astypalaia in the west. Having all the typical Greek charms and no shortage of ancient ruins this area of Greece harks back to the old times. This far flung archipelago beckons modern day adventures to explore these timeless islands.

  • Pserimos Sponges
  • Marina Dalmacija Sukosan
  • Kalymnos Village
  • Emporios Rock, Dodecanese
  • Leipsoi, Kos, Dodecanese
  • Kalymnos Sponge Factory
  • Kos Street View
  • Agathonisi, Dodecanese
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Explorers

Much like our other one week route out of Kos to the South this one as you can probably guess this one heads north! On this route you can island hop away until your hearts content, all the way up to Nera if you wish. We think this area is great for crews who like a bit of adventure in a windier destination, who don't think ruins ruin a holiday and are maybe looking for a late season sail.

  • Sunset at Dhokos by Yana Kambites
  • Kos Yacht View
  • Kos Street View
  • Marina Dalmacija Sukosan
  • Fourni, Kos, Dodecanese
  • Dhokos Bay
  • Kos Kefalos Bay yacht distance
  • Kos Old Town Wall
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Previous Flotilla Sailors, Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples

Starting from Lavrion can be a great choice for a one week holiday, with a short transfer and over 220 islands to explore in the Cyclades. Including as Santorini or Mykonos and winds that make for a thrilling sail this is a great route for the keener sailor.

Being only 35 minutes from Athens airport and having its own charming town harbour this is an ideal starting point of you’ve got one week out on water.

  • Livadi Town, Mykonos
  • Mykonos Port view traditional boats
  • Kamaraes, Mykonos
  • Finikas, lone boat, Cyclades
  • Mericha, Mykonos
  • Cyclades 39.3 Main
  • Yoghurt, Nectarines & Honey
  • Lavrion Marina, Cyclades
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Explorers

Much like our one week route out of Rhodes this option is perfect if you want to soak up all the history and culture the Dodecanese has to offer. With ruins and old forts by the bucket load all spread out across numerous islands this route is ideal for the more adventurous sailors. Those who want slightly stronger winds and to explore this relatively undiscovered area.

  • Astypalaia, Dodecanese
  • Kos Yacht View
  • Kalymnos Yacht
  • Fourni, Kos, Dodecanese
  • Kos Old Town Wall
  • Leros Marina
  • Kalymnos Vathi Bay
  • Leipsoi, Kos, Dodecanese
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Previous Flotilla Sailors, Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples

The Cyclades are renowned for some of their famous islands that can be found there. Not only have you got Santorini, a celebrity hotspot but you’ve also got Mykonos, a place that exudes luxury and old fashioned Greece in equal measures.

  • Bay near Gaios on Paxos Island
  • Ios windmills, Paros
  • Naousa Port, PAros
  • Irakleia shore front, Paros
  • Folegandros, Paros
  • Donoussa, Paros
  • Ios, Paros
  • Katapola church view, Paros
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Previous Flotilla Sailors, Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples

Much like our one week route this option builds on the same idea. This time going up to Tinos in the north and right down to Katapola on the island of Armorgos in the south.

This route is still for the keener sailor with strong winds blowing through making for an exciting and adventurous sail.

  • Naoussa, Paros
  • Livadi Town, Mykonos
  • Mykonos windmills at sunset
  • Mericha, Mykonos
  • Naousa Port, PAros
  • Kamaraes, Mykonos
  • Mykonos Port view traditional boats
  • Naxos Town by night, Mykonos
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Explorers

Much like our other two week route this option is perfect if you want to really venture further afield and see what the Dodecanese has to offer. With history everywhere you look you can island hop until your hearts content reaching all the way up to Fourni in the north and Astypalaia in the west.

  • Patmos White washed
  • Astypalaia, Dodecanese
  • Pserimos Sponges
  • Levitha, Kos, Dodecanese
  • View of Bay on Dhokos Island, Saronic Islands
  • Sunset from Dhokos Island
  • Marina Dalmacija Sukosan
  • Kos Yacht View
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Previous Flotilla Sailors, Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Nightlife, Couples

This route is a great extension from our one week starting in Lavrion. Giving you a bit more time to try and explore as many of the 220 islands that make up the Cyclades and you can in two weeks!

Beginning in Lavrion is ideal as it’s only a 35 minute transfer from the airport and from here you can start with islands like Kea and get all the way down to Irakleia and Katapola on the island of Armorgos in the south.

 

  • Kea Town View
  • Kea Veranda View
  • Syros at night
  • Syros beachfront taverna
  • Syros Boat in harbour
  • Syros Fisherman
  • Syros Street
  • Syros Promenade
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Beginners, Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers

Swim, sail & simply relax....

This route is perfect for beginners or those of you introducing friends and family who are new to sailing. The North Ionian Islands are full of quaint and scenic harbours coupled up with picture perfect anchorages with gin clear water. What's not to love? 

  • Ella & Rose jumping in - Emerald Bay - Anti Paxos
  • Mongonisi by Becky Kerry
  • Beneteau 40 anchored in Emerald Bay
  • StStephanos, Corfu
  • Corfu Harbour underneath the Citadel
  • Colourful buildings in Corfu Town
  • Anti-Paxos - North Ionian Islands
  • Corfu Harbour, Corfu Town
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Beginners, Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers

Two Weeks Easy Sailing

Sailing in the Ionian is hugely popular, due to the light winds, iconic clear waters and beautiful bays. This is a great sailing ground for beginners or those looking to introduce inexperienced family and friends. With two weeks sailing from Lefkas you will be able to visit all the islands - from the tiny islands of Kastus and Kalamos to the bright lights of Kefalonia.

  • Beneteau Oceanis 38 nchored in the South Ionian Islands
  • Alan and crew moored up in Frikes on the Beneteau Oceanis 50
  • Nidri harbour view
  • Moored up in Frikes on the Beneteau Oceanis 38
  • Tiglia Island - Meganisi Channel
  • Little Vathi, Meganisi Island, South Ionian 3
  • Drinks on board the Beneteau Oceanis 38 in Frikes
  • Sailing along the Ionian coast
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Beginners, Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers

Island hopping in gin clear water

This is the perfect rough guide, if you’re looking for an easy sail, with light winds and clear seas. With two weeks to explore the area you’ll be able to get as far north as Kassiopi and as far south as Ligia or beyond if you wish. 

  • Sarah swimming in Emerald Bay
  • Beneteau 52.3 Kalokeri sailing past Kefalonia
  • Dinner at the sunset restaurant on the west coast of Paxos Island
  • Dufour 36 Sailing
  • Parga Town Quay with colourful houses and fishing boats
  • Sarah and crew enjoying sunset on the mainland
  • Corfu Old Town
  • Bavaria 46 sailing
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Beginners, Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers

Ionian Island Hopping

The South Ionian is arguably one of our most popular destinations due to its light winds and blue waters. This route is great for beginners looking to whet their appetite. In the south there are so many bays to discover and harbours to explore, with friendly taverna owners and fellows sailors all around. Starting from Lefkas, you can island hop your way around, getting all the way down to Ithaca and even further afield to Kefalonia if you wish.

  • 331 Sailing in Goat Bay
  • Jumping off the boat!
  • Beneteau 361 Pere Pegani Jump
  • Lefkas Canal
  • Nidri harbour view
  • Cove in Lefkas
  • Eating at Elena's Vliho
  • Lefkas Town Bridge by Alex Allan
  • Region: Greece
  • Sailing Suitable For: Beginners, Everyone, Previous Flotilla Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers

Ionian Island Highlights

The Ionian Islands is an area very close to our heart! It is possibly one of our favourite places to sail, and a place we are happy to return to, year after year. Having had flotilla’s in Greece for 40 years we have plenty of knowledge of the area. If you want to explore all the way from Corfu to Kefalonia, and all the islands in between, then this route is perfect for you. Sailing in the Ionian offers you everything you could possibly imagine. 

  • Ella & Rose jumping in - Emerald Bay - Anti Paxos
  • Assos Bay view from Taverna
  • Sailing in Goat Bay
  • Assos Night View
  • Anti-Paxos - North Ionian Islands
  • Corfu Harbour underneath the Citadel
  • Corfu Old Town
  • Corfu town roofs
  • Region: Spain
  • Sailing Suitable For: Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: One Week
  • Best For: Families, Couples, Explorers

Sailing from luscious Lanzarote

The island of Lanzarote, also known as one of the Islands of Eternal Spring, is a popular holiday destination for anyone wanting to chase the sun. With its stunning volcanic landscape, crystal blue waters and balmy climate, it’s not hard to see why! As the easternmost island of the Canary Islands archipelago, Lanzarote sits directly in the path of the north-east trade winds, a perfect spot for launching any sailing adventure. 

  • Jess chilling on a beach in the Canary Islands
  • Caleta de Sebo La Graciosa Island
  • Lanzarote Beach
  • Chilling on a cat in the Canary Islands
  • Arrecife
  • Lanzarote from above
  • La Graciosa Island Lanzarote
  • Lanzarote Panorama
  • Region: Spain
  • Sailing Suitable For: Keen Sailors, Skippered Charter
  • Duration: Two Week
  • Best For: Nightlife, Explorers

Canary Island Adventuring

Constant sunshine, clear blue waters and captivating landscapes; that is what you will find in the archipelago of the Canary Islands. Benefitting from the trade winds which breeze up from Africa, and the warm waters of the Canary current, it is small wonder that the Canary Islands boast a rich maritime history. From Columbus to Churchill, it is the perfect place for island hopping! During your two weeks, you can experience buzzing nightlife, secluded beaches and everything in between.  

  • Fuertaventura Sand Dunes Carralejo
  • Caleta de Sebo Beach
  • Santa Cruz at Sunset
  • Fuertaventura
  • Las Teresitas Beach Santa Cruz
  • Boats anchored in a bay in the Canary Islands
  • Caleta de Sebo Beach
  • Marina Rubicon

The new Hanse 575 has all the design components for stress free distance sailing. An elegant hull with a long waterline is combined with a performance orientated sail plan and a comfortable and safe cockpit area.

As an aside to her passage making credentials, the 575 is also a pleasure to be aboard, when not crossing oceans. The dinghy garage houses a rib for fast access ashore and the huge cockpit is the perfect place for a sundowner with friends in an idyllic anchorage.

This elegant yacht has won numerous design awards across a number of countries. The sleek and stunning deck masks a contemporary and versatile interior. Perhaps for sailing as a family or large group of friends or colleagues. 

  • Hanse 575 sailing in the sun
  • Hanse 575 chart table and saloon
  • Hanse 575 Foredeck
  • Hanse 575 Saloon
  • Hanse 575 Swimming Platform
  • Hanse-575-saloon
  • Hanses 575 Sailing along
  • Hanse 575 Layout

The new Hanse 575 has all the design components for stress free distance sailing. An elegant hull with a long waterline is combined with a performance orientated sail plan and a comfortable and safe cockpit area.

As an aside to her passage making credentials, the 575 is also a pleasure to be aboard, when not crossing oceans. The dinghy garage houses a rib for fast access ashore and the huge cockpit is the perfect place for a sundowner with friends in an idyllic anchorage.

This elegant yacht has won numerous design awards across a number of countries. The sleek and stunning deck masks a contemporary and versatile interior. Perhaps for sailing as a family or large group of friends or colleagues. 

  • Hanse 575 sailing in the sun
  • Hanse 575 chart table and saloon
  • Hanse 575 Foredeck
  • Hanse 575 Saloon
  • Hanse 575 Swimming Platform
  • Hanse-575-saloon
  • Hanses 575 Sailing along
  • Hanse 575 Layout

Designed by Philippe Briand, this stunning 14m (46ft) boat has been carefully studied down to the smallest detail, in order to offer superior performance and ease of handling. You will appreciate the stability and responsiveness at the helm.

SAILING

The deck is innovative and uncluttered with lines all leading back to the helm station. Perfect for a short-handed crew or those with lots of crew who enjoy sunbathing on clear decks! The main key to this model is providing easy of handling along with effortless performance.

INTERIOR

Down below deck the ambience is light and airy courtesy of the numerous hatches and bevelled deck windows. LED lighting provides effortless atmospheric lighting with low power. The hatches are all spacious with large, comfortable beds, for everyone on board.

  • Sun Odyssey 449 Sailing
  • Sun Odyssey 449 Aft Cabin
  • Sun Odyssey 449 Aft Cabin View
  • Sun Odyssey 449 Interior
  • Sun Odyssey 449 4 Cabin Deck Plan
  • Sun Odyssey 449 Anchored
  • Sun Odyssey 449 Forepeak
  • Sun Odyssey 449 Forepeak Bed