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Sailing in Greece: A British family holiday!

On July 27 we welcomed a young family from the UK aboard. After a few days of relaxing sailing in the Saronic Gulf we left Hydra reasonably early and motor-sailed across 50 miles of beautiful blue sea to Merikas, Kithnos. On the way we hooked 2 tuna at the same time on two trolling lines – unfortunately one snapped the line but the second fish we landed! At Kithnos the whole family bathed in the natural hot springs at Kamares beach and later that day we went to Loutra on the east of the island and dined from tables in the sand at Sailor’s Taverna. Sailing to Kea island, we enjoyed a fantastic sail in 6 Beaufort winds across the Kithnos/Kea Channel and the next morning, enjoyed a wonderful morning hike to see the 21ft, 600BC Lion sculpture before returning to Athens. Thank you Quigley family for taking your first yachting holiday with us and special thanks to young Rory, the 8 year old boy, who got hooked on the whole mariner way of life. Rory you are officially our best client of the season so far always smiling, excited and eager to learn and do more aboard ship – we hope to see you back as one our skippers when you’re older!

Choosing the perfect luxury yacht in Greece

You’ve decided you want to go on a luxury yacht in Greece to explore the mythological Greek islands, but how do you choose between a motor yacht, sailing catamaran or motor catamaran. There’s an overwhelming choice of boats, but essentially there are only three types popular today. Read More

COVID-19 and travelling to Greece in 2020
It’s been 7-weeks since the COVID-19 lockdown began here in Canada. It’s fair to say, it has been a challenging time for travellers, Poseidon Charters, our partners, operators and everyone connected to travel. Read More
Travel update Coronavirus
We write to reassure guests that we are monitoring the spread of Coronavirus Covid19 closely and will do our best to answer any of your concerns pre-travel.Read More
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