Our Fall Greek flotilla departures resumed in full force this last week with a group of 68 from the States and Canada. We welcomed the Northern Lights Sailing club from Minnesota joining the flotilla in Greece following our two lead cabin charter boats. The meltemi winds were long gone on our first week of the two-week itinerary, making it easy for all the sailors to dock in the tiny Greek harbours of Poros, Hydra, Kythnos, Sifnos and Ios. Pirate night was definitely one of the colourful highlights of the week – by far the largest group of pirates we have had on the small island of Kythnos. Many brought costumes from home and it turned into a very fun evening for everyone involved and the locals watching us walk around the harbour! We’re now camped out in Ios getting ready for a new group of cabin charter guests arriving this afternoon – Christianna and Santorini are now ship shape and waiting for the ferry to arrive!
If you've already been to Greece, the chances are you've seen and quite likely bought a Cycladic statue as a souvenir, but do you know the history behind them?