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Sailing Holidays in the Greek Islands

Greece is the undisputed home of sailing in the Mediterranean and remains our favourite place to sail! From the gin clear waters and gentle breezes of the Ionian Islands, to the picturesque ports and brilliant bays of the Sporades Islands, Greece offers a brilliant destination for all sailors. Take your time meandering from port to port, stopping for lunch and swims in beautiful bays along the way, before making the most of the afternoon breeze and sailing to your evening destination.

As we have experienced over the years, a crew could spend years sailing around Greece and still discover new bays, islands and harbours to explore. So if you feel like you have 'done Greece'...think again! We have bases in all of Greece's best sailing areas; the Ionian Islands, Cyclades Islands, Saronic Islands, Sporades Islands and Dodecanese. Whether you are completely new to sailing or whether you are an experienced sailors looking to introduce family or friends to sailling, there will be a destination in Greece to suit your needs. 

The best sailing areas for your crew

The table below gives you an overview of each of the excellent sailing destinations we offer. If you are looking for a sailing holiday, with no risk of spilling your G&T, the Ionian Islands are a great choice! Whereas if you are looking for a more exhilarating experience somewhere like the Cyclades could be the perfect place.

 Sailing Region

Experience Level

Wind Force

The highlights...

 North Ionian Islands Easy Sailing & Gentle Wind 3-4 Crystal clear water & great atmosphere!
 South Ionian Islands Easy Sailing & Gentle Wind 3-4 Easy island hopping & terrific tavernas
 Saronic Islands Easy Sailing & Good Wind 4-5  Island hopping & brilliant food 
 Sporades Islands Great Sailing & Decent Wind 4-6  Explore a National Marine Park
 Dodecanese Islands Great Sailing for Keen Sailors 4-7  Gorgeous old towns & pretty bays
 Cyclades Islands Keen sailors or Skippered Charter 5-7 Picturesque cultural hubs & exciting nightlife

Travelling to Greece

Travelling to Greece for a sailing holiday is really easy and all our bases are within easy reach of an international airport. Choose a region from the table above, or from our favourite spots below, to find out more information on the best way to get there and the transfer times.

What is the weather like for sailing?

The sailing conditions in Greece are as diverse as the locations themselves. From the easy Ionian Islands to the daring Dodecanese, simple select an area to read more about the weather you can expect!

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