Brief Sailing Guide - Sailing Basics


Local guide for charterers - Chartering info

A brief Yachtsman's Guide for sailing Greek Waters.  Sailing basics for pleasure boating on Greek waters.  Local sailing information for pleasure boating to the Greek islands.  Yachtsman's guide for local sailing and yacht chartering info:  Local conditions - Navigation - Sails - Marinas in Greece - Weather forecast - Marine glossary - Maps, etc

About Yacht Chartering

2019 Chartering periods:

D (very low) April, October, November.   C (low) 28/April - 08/June & 21-28/Sept.    B (medium) 08/June -20/July  &  24/August -21/Sept.    A (high) 20/July -24/August.  

Information below it is merely informational only

CAUTION: Information regarding navigation, mooring and general boat handling is just advice and suggestions under certain conditions and should NOT be used as it is for navigational purposes. The skipper of any vessel has the ultimate responsibility to judge and decide the necessary actions required in each case separately and which must be based on his/her own estimates and on his/her own data and not only on our information as showing below.

Map of Greece   Map 1 of meltemi wind   Map 2 of meltemi wind   Navigation Areas 
Saronic islands, summer winds   Cyclades summer winds   Ionian islands, summer winds   Greece summer winds  

About Local Winds & Weather Conditions

Greek Marinas Name List

Navigation and Maps

Sailboats Layouts


Marine glossary English - French