Sailing in Greece for a week

Sail in Greece

Price per person: 16,000 SEK
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Sailing in the Greek archipelago with More Sailing, it is a journey you will soon forget. On board the boat, the crew takes care of you and guides you to new places every day. Greece has one of Europe’s longest coastlines and offers sailing that is hard to find anywhere else. The country has a fascinating history, ancient treasures and one of the world’s oldest sailing traditions.

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Sailing in Greece

There is not much that beats a week of sailing in the Greek archipelago. The archipelago is large and the islands many, so there are plenty of areas and islands to sail around, during a sailing week with More Sailing you will discover the Saronic Gulf outside Athens. Here the winds are balmy, the ground few and the sea warm turquoise.

The history of Greece is exciting and you will get to experience places you just read about before, you get to visit historical places and follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks.

In the evenings you get a chance to try the local cuisine at the many cozy taverns – Greece is well known for its good food.

Sailing trip in Greece, this includes:

Trip

Saturday-Saturday with travel days

Flight

Return flights from Malmö, Gothenburg or Stockholm

Skipper & host

Swedish, well-trained crew

Part of a double cabin

Berth in a double cabin

Transfer

Transfer to and from the boat

Food

Breakfast, lunch and drinks on board the boat

Bed linen

Bed linen & towel

All costs

Port fees, LPG and other expenses

Sailing in Greece with crew

During a sailing trip on our boats, you get to experience sailing at its best, completely without worries. On board the boat, you are in safe hands with the crew. They cook, guide you to hidden paradise bays, recommend restaurants and sail the boat while you can just enjoy. You eat breakfast and lunch on the boat while dinner is eaten at a restaurant. There are no musts on the sailboat, for you it is just to relax and go with, but of course you can participate in the sailing as much as you want. The combination of being taken care of by the crew while you get to visit new destinations every day, makes it a holiday you will soon forget.

A normal day on our boats often begins with a wonderful morning dip. Meanwhile, the host prepares the breakfast buffet. After everyone has eaten their fill and satisfied, it carries off to sea to sail on to today’s destination. While we sail to the next destination, you have time to sunbathe, swim, read a book or just enjoy the surroundings. As lunch approaches, it smells good from downstairs in the kitchen. Lunch is often enjoyed in a turquoise bay followed by a swim from the boat. After lunch you move on to the port, bay or maybe town where you spend the night. In the evening you get a chance to try the local cuisine. End the evening at a local bar before letting the sea rock you to sleep in the boat.

What our customers are saying about sailing in Greece

No previous knowledge required to sail in Greece

When you book a sailing trip with More Sailing, no previous knowledge is required, it is enough to be curious about sailing and interested in the sea to experience a wonderful trip. Imagine a regular holiday trip, where instead of a hotel you live on a boat and wake up in new wonderful places every day. You can book our sailing trips yourself and in this way meet new acquaintances. You can also book an entire boat just for your company, bring your family or friends and let our skippers and hosts pamper you.

During a sailing week with More Sailing you get to experience many sides of Croatia, wonderful waterfalls, villages that are a thousand years old, quiet coves, vibrant summer paradise and all this with a hefty dose of sun, swimming and sailing.

A sailing trip in Greece

Här kan du läsa ett exempel på hur en seglingsrutt i Grekland kan se ut. Det är viktigt att veta att veckans rutt kan ändras och att den brukar variera efter bland annat väder och vind. I Alimos Marina startar er seglingsresa. Alimos är en hamn som ligger utanför Aten i Saroniska bukten. I eftermiddagsbrisen korsar ni den Saroniska bukten till ön Egina där pistaschträden växer tätt. Här kommer våra fyra favoritstopp under seglingen i Grekland.

Segla i Grekland, Perdika
Perdika

Perdika is a wonderful little fishing village, at the far end of Aegina. The restaurants are lined up by the harbor. Here you can enjoy your meal overlooking the sea and the mountains of the Peloponnese. Perdika is a genuine Greek village. Perdika is popular with sailors who dock here as well as having family dinners at, for the Greek population. This small village is a favorite for us, a visit at least every week for their good food.

Segla i Grekland, Leonidio
Leonidio

In Leonidio, everything is Greek even for the Greeks. In the province of Kynouria is Leonidio, built between the sea and the foot of Mount Parnon. The village was completely destroyed by Pasha from Egypt in 1826, but now the place is full of mansions and gardens of geraniums, honeysuckle and lemon trees give a scent of nostalgia. Another language is spoken on the narrow streets of Leonidio and the surrounding villages. It is the Tsakonian language, which originates from the ancient Doric dialect.

Segla i Grekland, Hydra
Hydra

Hydra, one of the most cosmopolitan Greek islands, is located in the heart of the Saronic Sea. At Hydra you see no cars, everyone uses their legs, boats or donkeys to get around the island. The elegant stone houses and a charming atmosphere make the island one of the quietest destinations near Athens. When it comes to Hydra beaches, they are the perfect places to swim. The best beaches in Hydra are Vlichos, Kaminia, Bisti and Agios Nikolaos, which you can reach best by sailboat.

Segla i Grekland, Poros
Poros

Once upon a time, two small islands – Spheria and Calavria – came together to become a little jewel in the Saronic Gulf, the island of Poros. A stone’s throw from Galata, on the mainland, small boats with visitors can come and go across the canal. At Poros you will meet picturesque taverns, marinas, neoclassical buildings, a bell tower, pine forests that reach the sea, peace and relaxation. On foot, by bike or by boat, Poros invites you to discover its charming simplicity.

Map sailing in Greece

Boats we sail with in Greece

We always choose large and spacious sailboats with five cabins where up to ten guests can stay comfortably during the sailing trip.

On board the boat, both breakfast and lunch are served, it is eaten around the table in the cockpit. Even down in the salon, everyone gets a comfortable place to hang out. The foredeck is usually the favorite place on board the boat, here you can meanwhile the boat sails in peace and quiet sunbathing, hear the waves crashing or maybe see a dolphin jump in front of the bow. At the back of the boat there is a bathing jetty and ladder that makes it easy to get in and out of the cooling sea. If you are a larger company that wants to sail a specific boat, we will of course arrange it, you are welcome to contact us.

Sail in Greece on the Dufour 530

10 guests and 2 crew – price SEK 16,000 per person depending on period.

Dufour 530 is a completely new boat model for 2020. On board Dufour 530 there are 6 cabins of which 4 have a double bed and 2 have a bunk bed, in addition there are 3 toilets on board and a separate skipper’s cabin at the front of the bow for the crew. The boat has AC, generator and grill on the aft deck and is perfect for large parties. 

We climate compensate for your sailing trip

From 2019, More Sailing will compensate 110% of all sailing trips we arrange. This means that you who travel with us contribute more positively with climate-positive measures than the negative CO2 impact that your sailing trip has. We also compensate for all internal travel for personnel and other impacts the company has to be at least climate neutral.

CO2 emissions and global warming are a threat to all living things on our planet. Sailing is environmentally friendly but the flight to the sailboat is not environmentally friendly. Air travel accounts for 95% of the negative climate impact that occurs when you buy a sailing trip. By More Sailing investing in various climate projects, we compensate for the CO2 emissions that the sailing trip gives rise to by 110%.

We do not believe that we are buying a clear conscience through climate compensation, but we are doing something concrete to slow down global warming. Climate compensation for CO2 is included in all our sailing trips, it is not possible to opt out. Read more here.

Sailing trip - why should you choose it?

You visit many places

Since the boat sails to a new destination every day, you therefore get to experience many new places during a sailing trip. At the same time, you reach places by sailboat that you otherwise cannot reach, so you get to see places you might not otherwise have seen.

You get both sun, swimming and adventure

On a sailing trip, you get the perfect combination between an active holiday and a relaxing holiday. This is because you choose whether you want to be part of the sailing or if you prefer to lie and enjoy the sun.

You will be taken care of by staff

On board you have a skipper and a host who is responsible for your well-being and security throughout the trip. At the same time, they sail the boat, serve good food and drink and show you to new places. Not many hotels offer it.

You get to learn new things

It does not matter if you have previous experience of sailing and boating because the crew on board handles sailing and the boat. You can of course take part in the sailing as much or as little as you want. As a result, you can learn a lot of new things during the trip.

You get to know new people

Our boats can be booked by one or up to ten people. If you do not fill an entire boat, you will therefore meet other wonderful travelers on board. This has led to us having many sunshine stories where travelers have met friends for life during a sailing trip with us.

You create memories for life

Whatever holiday you book and wherever you live, you will most likely have a wonderful holiday. But on a sailing trip, you get to do something extra, something you may not be used to, and it results in memories you will soon forget.

You have everything packed and ready

When you buy a sailing trip, everything is pre-packaged and ready from the start. The goal is for you to just be able to relax, so everything from a plane ticket to food on the boat is included. You thus avoid all planning that might otherwise be required before a trip.

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The cradle of democracy

Greece in particular is often called the “cradle of democracy” or the “cradle of Western civilization”, this makes it today a very exciting destination with a lot of history to discover.

Sail in Greece through Europe’s longest coast

The country has Europe’s longest coastline with 6000 islands each of 227 of which are inhabited, this makes it very good to sail in Greece. Greece is a very safe destination to go to when a wind called Meltemi blows from the north-northeast with a strength of 3-12 m / s.

Republic

The state is a republic which in Greek is called Greece (pronounced Ellás). Greece borders Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Turkey. Today, 11 million people live in the country and 3 million of them live in the capital Athens.

Member of the EU

The country has been a member of the EU since 1981. In Greece, National Day is celebrated on March 25 when the Greek revolution against the Ottomans began, and National Day is also celebrated on October 28, which is called Oxi Day, which means no, because in 1940 they said no to the Italians. invaded – “I do not capitulate, rather war than we become slaves to another country”

Language: Greek

The official language is Greek and belongs to the Indo-European language branch used in the Greek alphabet. Ancient Greece was the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, Western literature and historiography, political science, scientific and mathematical principles, and Western drama, both tragedy and comedy.

sailing in Greece & its three seas

It has three seas, the Ionian Sea to the west with the Ionian Islands, the Mediterranean Sea south of Crete and the Aegean Sea to the east with the Cyclades, Saronic Islands, Sporades, Dodecanese called the Twelve Islands and the North Aegean Islands.

Mountain

Its highest mountain is called Olympos and is located in northern Greece in the region of Macedonia. Olympos is 2917 masl and it was here according to the ancient Greeks that the highest gods lived. Did you know that at first there were over 30,000 gods but that only 12 of these lived on Olympos?

Gods and Goddesses

Some of these gods who initially lived on Olympos were Zeus who was the king of the gods, Poseidon who was the god of the sea and Apollo who was the god of the sun. Unlike many other religions, man in the Greek faith is not considered a slave to the gods and inferior to their capriciousness, but instead emphasizes their similarities and man’s ability to make his own decisions and the gods can make slips and possibly big mistakes just like man.

World famous food

You are also well known for your good food, some dishes to try when you are in Greece are tzatziki, lamb, moussaka, stifado fish and cheese saganaki which is better known as saganaki only. Saganaki, however, is not a dish but a special frying pan that is used to cook a single serving dish in so you can get mushroom saganaki, shrimp saganaki or something similar if you are not really aware of what they serve on the menu. For this you can drink some Greek wine, for example retsina which is a white wine with a taste of resin. Retsina gets its character of dried and powdered resin (about 1 kilo per hectolitre of wine) from the aleppotallen.

Wine

The wine industry is spread all over the country and many islands have their own local wine growers. The Greek historian Thucydides believed that it was only when the Mediterranean peoples learned to grow olives and wine that they rose from barbarism. In the islands and mainland around the Aegean Sea, this happened at least 5,000 years ago. In exchange for wine and olive oil, the Greeks eventually received grain from Egypt and the Black Sea region, silver from Andalusia, copper from Syria and Cyprus, and gold and ivory from Nubia and Egypt.

Another drink that is very popular in Greece today is Ouzo which is a spirit with an anise flavor. Today it is often drunk with a splash of cold water or a piece of ice in it, which makes the spirit go from being clear and transparent to finally turning milky white. Finally, the opportunity to sail in Greece is something that every individual should experience at least once in their lifetime.

Arrival

Upon your arrival in Greece, your driver will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to Alimos Marina. If you land in the morning, there will be a moment of waiting while the boat is being prepared. We then recommend that you spend the time looking at the city and eating lucnh so that you are ready when the boat is ready. If you land later in the evening, the boat is ready when you arrive and you just have to board the boat.

Pass rules when planning to sail in Greece

Today, you must be provided with a passport that is valid for at least 3 months from the date of return during the time you are in the country.

Things to consider in case of allergies when sailing in Greece

If you have any allergies or special wishes regarding food, it is important to make us aware of it as soon as possible, so that we can then in the meantime adapt the food to your needs.

Valuables

For security reasons, take copies of passports, bank cards, airline tickets and other important papers. (It is always good to have a copy of them at home in Sweden and one in your bag in case of an accident.)

Sailing in Greece & travel insurance

Review so you have a good travel insurance or check with your home insurance. Today, it is also possible to take out travel insurance and cancellation insurance via More Sailing.

Currency & amp; card payment

The currency used officially is Euro, €. In most restaurants you can pay by card, but otherwise you move with the advantage of cash. In Alimo’s marina, our base, there is an ATM and during most of the stops during the trip.

Sailing in Greece & amp; stay on board the boat

Living on board a boat is not that different from living at home, the biggest difference is that you have limited water and electricity on board. While moored at a buoy or anchor, keep in mind to be frugal with the water and take shorter showers. While sailing you can charge mobile phones etc. via 12v sockets and 220v sockets you can use when you are in the marina because you can then connect shore power.

Can I learn more about sailing?

Ofcourse you can! In the meantime, our talented skippers and hostesses are happy to share their knowledge and anyone who wants to can try standing at the helm, hoisting sails and reading charts.

What should I bring with me when sailing in Greece?

In addition to packing what you usually do, also remember to bring mosquito repellent, sunscreen, sunglasses, swimwear, something to read, a cap or a hat and motion sickness tablets if you get seasick easily. Since only one towel is included, it can be good to pack an extra if you e.g. want one more fresh water and one more salt water. If you enjoy snorkeling in the turquoise waters, feel free to bring a snorkel and cyclops. Last but not least, pack in a soft bag that you can fold up and put away on the boat, hard bags take up a lot of space in your cabins.

Do I need to bring a life jacket with me when I sail in Greece?

On board the boat there are life jackets that can be used whenever you want and should be used when the skipper or hostess deems it necessary. If you want a smoother sailing vest, you are welcome to bring it yourself.

Breakfast and lunch are included, where do you eat dinner?

Every night we dock in a harbor or in a bay. When we dock in a bay, the dinghy is taken ashore where there are restaurants. The staff on board are happy to help with tips on good restaurants and to book a table.

What information do I need to provide when intending to sail in Greece?

Before your sailing trip, we need a social security number, passport number, first and last name and any allergies.

Can I charge my phone / camera on board?

The current on board is limited as we are not in port and can not connect to shore power. Out at sea, it is possible to charge with a 12v charger and when we are in port, you can charge in the usual 220v sockets.

Do I need to bring bed linen and towel?

Bed linen and a shower towel per person are on board the boat. We recommend that you bring an extra, so you can have one more salty bath and one more shower.

Do I need to bring a rain gear when I sail in Greece?

It rarely rains along the coast of Greece and when it does, there are only brief showers. Even when it is raining, it is hot in the air. So rain gear is a bit to take in, but maybe a waterproof jacket can be nice if you were unlucky enough to encounter a rain cloud.

Restaurant prices?

A 2-course meal with beer / wine with the food costs approximately SEK 200-250, but of course it varies between different restaurants.

Contact us today if you want to know more

Patrik

Contact Patrik Axhall
+46 31 – 30 96 300
boka@moresailing.se