Island Sailing specialises in yacht charter holidays around the Ionian islands of Greece, including Lefkas, Kefalonia, Meganissi, Corfu, Ithaca and Paxos. Based at Lefkas marina on the Ionian island of Lefkas (or Lefkada), Island Sailing are a British family owned and run company ideally located to offer some of the best yacht charter holidays in the Mediterranean. Chose the type of yacht charter in Greece that suits your experience and qualifications best including bareboat yacht charter, flotilla sailing holidays, learn to sail holidays and RYA sailing courses.
Bareboat Yacht Charter
With bareboat yacht charter you hire and skipper the boat yourself together with your family or friends. Ideal for more experienced sailors you have total freedom and independence throughout your sailing holiday with the knowledge that the full support and back-up from Island Sailing is available whenever you need it. Explore your choice of destinations throughout the beautiful Ionian Island sailing areas at your own pace and we will be waiting to catch your lines at our Lefkas marina yacht base at the end of your bareboat charter holiday in Greece.
Flotilla Sailing Holidays
Flotilla sailing holidays are a great way to sail in good company offering the perfect balance between independence and unobtrusive support. Sail at your own pace with the reassurance of being part of a group with the backup of an experienced and knowledgeable lead crew. A flotilla is the perfect way for families, couples and groups of friends to discover secluded bays and coves, breathtaking scenery and pretty villages in the Ionian sunshine.
Skippered Yacht Charter
Skippered yacht charters are ideal for those with little or no experience of sailing yachts and for people who want to just sit back and relax on their yacht charter holiday.
If you want to learn to sail your skipper can give informal and relaxed tuition. You can do as much or as little sailing as you like on your own small private yacht and enjoy your Greek island holiday with plenty of time to swim and relax.
Ionian Sailing Courses
The warm, calm Ionian waters of Greece are the perfect place to learn to sail or improve your sailing skills with expert tuition from friendly, experienced RYA instructors. RYA courses are available for those new to sailing as well as more experienced sailors. Charter a yacht from Lefkas marina from April through to November and have an instructor on board to teach one or more RYA courses – a great way to combine a holiday and sailing course for friends or family. After the course you can progress to skipper the yacht in a flotilla or bareboat yacht charter.
The Ionian Islands of Greece
The Ionian Islands are to the west of mainland Greece and are home to one of the Mediterranean’s most popular sailing destinations providing the perfect cruising ground for fun, relaxed and varied Greek island sailing. The Ionian has a wonderful Mediterranean climate with beautiful warm summers and the sun shines here for over 3000 hours a year! The sailing area consists of six major islands including Cephalonia, Lefkas, Ithaca, Zakinthos (Zante) in the south, Corfu and Paxos in the north as well as the Greek mainland with its own array of beautiful villages, harbours and bays.
Yacht Ownership in Greece
Live your dreams...own your own stunning new yacht and receive an income from her. Spend your holidays sailing around the beautiful Greek Ionian islands and experience the stress free and fun side of yacht ownership.
Buying a new yacht and keeping it in the Greek islands is cost effective and straight forwards with Island Sailing’s charter management scheme. With our charter management scheme you enjoy all the benefits of yacht ownership without any of the usual drawbacks.
We can help you chose your ideal yacht with the benefit of our professional advice and exceptional discounts. We look after you throughout the purchase, commissioning and delivery process and then take care of every aspect of your yachts’ management including all the running and maintenance costs.