Saronic Gulf: perfect place for sailing

Best sailing areas in Saronic Gulf. Sailing routes, weather and wind details, facts about region and important details to sail in Saronic Gulf.

Sailing trip in Saronic Gulf

The Saronic Gulf is the largest one in the Aegean Sea. Athens and Piraeus, the biggest Greek port, stand on its coast. Do you want to travel through the legendary waters of Greece? Do you dream to follow Odyssey tracks or make your own route? We will tell you how to rent a sailing or motor yacht and organize the first-rate vacation.

Features of yachting in the Saronic Gulf

Many yachtsmen choose Athens as their starting point and travel from the Saronic Gulf to the Ionian Sea or to the Cyclades. But even without leaving the gulf, one could organize an unforgettable cruise.

Here are examples of popular yacht routes:

  • Alimos — Poros — Hydra — Leonidia — Porto Heli — Methana — Alimos. This 7-day route is open almost all year round;
  • Zeya — Poros — Hydra (Mandraki) — Hydra (St. Nicholas Bay) — Ermioni — Porto Heli — Methane — Zeya. This 7-day route is open from April to October.

Within a week you could visit both the Saronics and the Cyclades.

Here are the possible route variants:

  • Alimos — Kea — Serifos — Milos — Hydra — Poros — Alimos;
  • Alimos — Vourkari — Merikas — Poros — Palaia Epidavros — Port of Aegina — Alimos.

The Saronics hosts professional and amateur sailing regattas, the most famous of which are the Catamarans Cup and the Blue Cup.

What do you need to know about renting a yacht in the Saronic Gulf?

As well as throughout the Aegean Sea, a strong Meltemi wind blows here. Its gusts are weaker than in open waters, still, the inexperienced skippers should watch out. What is more, the water traffic is quite heavy in the region.

Athens and Lavrio have a wide choice of private rental yachts.

They are sorted between few marinas:

  • Alimos, Olympic — ships that are rented without a crew;
  • Flisvos, Zeya — ships that are rented with a crew.

If you have any doubts which yacht to choose. Or, you want to clarify the prices and terms of a charter. The Sailica specialists are happy to give an advice to anyone who wants to hire a ship. We will explain to you how the booking system works and what details you should take into consideration. Write us in the messenger and we will contact you.

Sailing season
May - October
Travel season
April - October
Marinas in this location
10
Boats in this location
1195

Available yachts in the region

850 €
per week
10
Guests
5
Cabins
51 ft
Length
2008
Built in
850 €
per week
10
Guests
5
Cabins
51 ft
Length
2008
Built in
850 €
per week
2
Guests
1
Cabins
47 ft
Length
2008
Built in
850 €
per week
10
Guests
5
Cabins
51 ft
Length
2008
Built in
850 €
per week
2
Guests
1
Cabins
47 ft
Length
2008
Built in
850 €
per week
10
Guests
5
Cabins
51 ft
Length
2008
Built in
850 €
per week
2
Guests
1
Cabins
47 ft
Length
2008
Built in
919 €
per week
7
Guests
3
Cabins
41 ft
Length
2007
Built in
956 €
per week
6
Guests
3
Cabins
36 ft
Length
2012
Built in
Piraeus
19 yachts
Lavrio
236 yachts
Athens
965 yachts
Nafplio
1 yacht
Porto Cheli
1 yacht