Random FAQ

Q: What is the yacht charter cancelation policy?

A: In the event of yacht charter cancelation, the following cancelation fees apply:
1. For bookings cancelled more than 90 days before embarkation:  Cancelation fees Euro 150
2. For bookings cancelled between 90 days to 31 days before embarkation: First payment 50% is retained
3. For bookings cancelled less than 30 days before embarkation: Full payment 100% is retained
If the yacht is rented again in the same period and under same conditions, cancelation fees will be refunded.
For your own interest, you are strongly advised to take an appropriate holiday insurance which will cover your losses in an undesired cancellation case.

Ionian Charter reserves the right to refund charterer payments only if succeeds in letting the Yacht to another Charterer for the same period and under the same conditions. In the event that the Charterer should elect to terminate the charter and deliver the Yacht prior to the date designated in this Agreement, the Owner shall not be liable to the return of any proportional part of the hire money.

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Suggested sailing itineraries

  • Sailing with Ocean Star 48.1

  • Mycenes

Sailing in Saronic-Argolic Gulf and East Coast of Peloponese.

The Argo-Saronic Islands are Angistri, Aegina, Poros, Salamina, Spetses, Hydra and the coastal area of Methana. In Eastern Peloponese coast there are many smaller or bigger ports as well as nice anchorages. Among the ports you shouldn't miss Nafplion, Epidavros, Ermioni, Astros, Leonidion, Yerakas, Monemvasia (referred to as the Greek Gibraltar).  If you have the time of two weeks and more, you could sail to Monemvasia, Elaphonissos and Kithira that will surprise you nicely with their natural beauty, large sandy beaches, unspoiled and friendly small ports and peacefull anchorages.

This area is ideal for beginers and it is strongly suggested if you are sailing in Greece for the first time since it is well protected from strong winds and there are several options for your itinerary.

When sailing in this area, you will find short passages inbetween the islands. Nice bays for swimming, places of historical interest, nightlife,shopping markets, small towns and traditional villages; a well-promissing combination for your sailing holidays in Greece!

The Meltemi season (strong North winds blowing especially during July and August) is not as strong as it is in Cyclades or Dodecanese.  During this period wind direction is from Nort to North East and wind force is about 4-5. Methana peninsula and Poros are more protected.

When winds are not from North, they are generally from South, force 2-3. In Hydra and Argolic Gulf, wind is mostly from South East, blowing force 3-5 during day and lower during night.

Weak Meltemi winds are found in Eastern Peloponese Coast blowing from North East or South East.
During spring and autumn, winds are weaker and from the South over the whole area.

Depending on the duration of your holidays, the embarkation/disembarakation port, if you looking for relaxing cruising holidays or a tough sailing route, we can suggest you itineraries for one week charter or two weeks charter.

You can always contact us to plan together the route that is more suitable for your needs!

Methana

Poros, Peninsula Bay

Acropolis

Poros Port