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Athens Yacht Charter - Zea


Sunsail’s new Athens Zea base is ideally located for the start of a sailing holiday in Greece’s Saronic Gulf.  Athens is a superb starting point for a Greek bareboat yacht charter, unsurpassable as a location in terms of history and yet very much geared to the comfort and convenience of the modern-day sailor.

With archaeological sites to explore, excellent food to enjoy and the tantalising prospect of lazy days spent sunbathing aboard the yacht at a secluded anchorage; an Athens bareboat yacht charter delivers on all the requirements for a superb Greek sailing holiday.

  • Explore secluded islands and anchorages
  • Discover the wonders of Ancient Greece
  • Test your skills in this challenging sailing area
  • Indulge in the exciting nightlife


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Sailing in Athens

The Saronic Gulf is ideal for protected and scenic coastal cruising, while the Aegean Sea and the Cyclades offer more wind and the opportunity for exhilarating open-water sailing.  The winds are predictable in both areas, generally southerly, ranging from 10 to 20 knots (11-23 Mph) in the Saronic Gulf and up to 25 knots (28 Mph) in the Aegean. Summer temperatures average 24 to 27ºC (75 - 80ºF).

An Athens bareboat yacht charter is great for those more confident sailors with a reasonable level of experience.

What's included ?

To make sure that you get the most out of your Athens Yacht Charter around the Saronic Gulf, we have equipped all of our yachts with the highest specification kit to help provide comfort, performance and fun onboard; so all that’s left for you to do is relax and enjoy your sailing holiday with family and friends.

Athens Highlights

An Athens bareboat sailing holiday affords the chance to explore some of the most beautiful cruising grounds in Greece, taking in ancient ruins, colourful local architecture, hilltop churches and lively towns with some excellent nights out to be had along the way.

  • Amorgos

    The dramatic mountainous island of Amorgos is where Luc Besson shot his seminal film The Big Blue and the island still attracts many French film fans as a result. With great walks, some interesting historical sites and a monastery built into the cliffs to explore, plus great beaches, windsurfing in clear turquoise waters and a lovely uncommercialised ambience, an Amorgos yacht charter is a truly special experience.

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  • Kithnos

    Kithnos is known as a traditional island with a lovely, laid-back vibe about it and something of a reputation as a foodie destination. The locals still use donkeys to get themselves and their goods around the narrow village streets and are genuinely welcoming to visitors – perhaps because there are fewer tourists here than on some other islands. A Kithnos yacht charter is a delightful and low-key pleasure.

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  • Syros

    Wooded and mountainous Syros has long been popular with discerning charterers who appreciate the island’s plentiful secluded anchorages and pretty harbours, not to mention the excellent traditional food and wine to be found in Syros’s many outstanding tavernas. A Syros boat charter allows you to visit the museums and historical sites of the island and to explore the attractive hiking trails of the island’s interior.

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