With bareboat yacht charter you hire and skipper the boat yourself together with your family or friends. Ideal for more experienced sailors you have freedom and independence throughout your sailing holiday with the knowledge that support and back-up is available should you need it. Explore the beautiful Greek Islands at your own pace and we will be waiting to catch your lines at the end of your bareboat charter holiday.
An Island Sailing flotilla holiday gives you flexibility and freedom with the reassurance of having an experienced and knowledgeable lead crew to hand. Sail and explore at your own pace on your own yacht in the Ionian sunshine visiting some of the best anchorages, bays and pretty villages in the specially chosen flotilla routes. At the end of each day arrive at the chosen destination knowing that our lead flotilla crew will be waiting to help you moor up safely.
Charter one of our modern yachts with an Island Sailing skipper and relax, explore and unwind. Skippered yacht charters are ideal for those with little or no sailing experience who want to enjoy the Greek islands on a yacht. A skippered yacht charter is a perfect way to relax, escape and explore the beautiful Greek Islands with family or friends or a unique and memorable way to celebrate a special occasion. If you want to learn to sail or develop your sailing skills your skipper can teach you.
The warm, calm waters of the Ionian in Greece is perfect for learning to sail or improving your sailing. Get expert tuition from our friendly, experienced British RYA sailing instructors. Island Sailing RYA courses are available for complete beginners through to more experienced sailors. Island Sailing is a fully accredited RYA Training Centre and offers a comprehensive range of RYA practical training courses from our Lefkas marina base.
Earn a recognised sailing licence while enjoying a flotilla holiday with family or friends in the beautiful Greek islands. We offer private sailing tuition with exclusive use of one of our modern yachts. If you already have some sailing experience and knowledge the Flotilla Skipper Course gives you the chance to gain your International Certificate of Competence (ICC), an internationally recognised certificate, enabling the holder to sail in countries including Greece where formal qualifications are compulsory. Family and friends also have the opportunity to learn new sailing skills so they become good crew members.
A flotilla sailing refresher is good for less experienced sailors or for those who are a bit rusty. Have an experienced and friendly Island Sailing instructor onboard with you at the start of your flotilla holiday for a day or two or more so you can unwind and get used to your boat and the sailing area. You can also brush up on your sailing skills or get some informal tuition and make the most of your instructor's expertise and local knowledge. Sailing refreshers are only offered in combination with an Island Sailing flotilla.
You don't have to have sailed before to enjoy a sailing holiday in the Greek islands. Our Learn to Sail holidays give a gentle introduction to sailing with one of our friendly and professional British YachtmasterTM qualified skippers onboard. We have a wide range of latest model yachts to suit couples, families and groups of friends and for those wanting to have some informal tuition our skippers provide a gentle introduction to sailing in a relaxed, safe and fun way.
Experience the best of both worlds. Sail around the Greek islands and spend time relaxing in a beautiful Ionian villa or hotel and combine a sailing holiday with a shore based holiday. If you or your family love watersports and active pursuits you can stay in a luxury villa or hotel in Vassiliki home to some of the best watersports facilities in Europe.
The best way to explore the Greek islands is on a sailing yacht and whether or not you have sailing experience or qualifications there will be a yacht charter for you. Island Sailing are here to make sure you enjoy your Greek island sailing holiday with the peace of mind that the amount of sailing experience and knowledge you have complements the type of yachting holiday you choose.