Rhodes has it all: renowned archaeological sites, a large coastline to explore, great marinas, picturesque islands nearby, sea & lovely beaches.
Read our detailed Rhodes Yacht Charter Guide & discover the Dodecanese region. Rent a Yacht from Rhodes
🧭 The approach to Mandraki is straightforward but be aware of the following:
Danger: To the N of the harbor entrance there are shallow waters and reefs. Stay clear. When a south wind blows there an appreciable and possibly dangerous swell at the harbor entrance.
⏰ Business hours 08:00 AM – 20:00 PM
🕔 Embarkation time 17:00 PM
🕡 Disembarkation time: Clients must arrive back at base the day before the end of their charter, latest at 18:00 PM for check out procedures (technical check, refuel, diver’s check, etc). They have free overnight & they can disembark the yacht the next day at 09:00 AM
🗺️ How to get to FYLY charter base in Mandraki Marina marina in Rhodes:
Rhodes Island can easily be reached by plane or by ferry. The airport caters to many regular international flights to and from Italy, England, Germany, Scandinavian cities and Israel, mostly during the summer, as well as a big number of charter flights to and from all around the world. Domestic flights are run daily from Athens by Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines. Flight time from Athens is approx. 60-80 minutes. The airport is located 15km away from the city of Rhodes, on the west coast of the island.
A public bus service connects the airport to the city and taxis are also very easy to find just outside the airport.
Taxi will drop you (and your luggage) off right in the marina with 25-30 Euros.
Another way to get to Rhodes is by ferry boat. There are regular ferry lines connecting Rhodes with Athens (Pireaus Port), Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Cyprus and Turkey. The ferry takes approx. 12 hrs to get to Rhodes from Piraeus port (it stops on various islands before), however in the summertime there are also some “express” ferries that take approx. 7- 8 hrs only. No doubt the ferry is a more affordable solution although more “time wasting”. For further information on ferry schedule and prices you can visit greekferries.gr
🛒 Provisioning: A supermarket is located in the marina (open all-day). If you want you can also pre-order your provisionings by sending us a proovisioning list prior your charter.
🚇 Transfer facilities: FYLY Yachting could arrange a transfer for you by minibus or by taxi (upon request).
🛂 Port authorities: Our base manager will arrange everything with Port Authorities. The only thing we require from the skipper of the charter is to have with him his original sailing license and to send a copy of it two weeks prior to his charter. Find out how to become a skipper by learning about the available sailing qualifications.
🌦️ Weather forecast: You should always try to get a weather forecast before sailing away, especially if going more than several miles from shore, as it is difficult to tell at a glance what winds will appear, due to large landmasses, mountains and other geographical features. You can use your radio, Navtex or contact the Port Police. A forecast in Greek and English is given for all Greek waters at 06:00, 10:00, 16:00, 22:00 (GMT+2). Gale warnings are given at the beginning of the broadcast and a special security warning on Ch 16 gives all the VHF frequencies for different areas. VHF channel 16 broadcasts Gale Warnings as well as regular forecasts, upon vessel request. OLYMPIA RADIO broadcasts pre-recorded Weather and Sea bulletins in Greek and English.
🛌🏻 Hotels: There is a variety of hotels in Rhodes.
🍽️ Restaurants: There is a variety of restaurants in Rhodes.
🍹 Bars: There is a variety of bars in Rhodes.
☕ Coffeeshops: There is a variety of coffee shops in Rhodes.
📝 Sailing license: The law in Greece requires that the captain must possess a valid sailing license. The Co-Skipper – if no sailing license is available – must fill out a declaration stating they have the knowledge to sail (please see the relevant Declaration Document). A VHF license is not required to charter a yacht in Greece.
🌐 Mandraki Marina website
Rhodes marina is located at the island of Rhodes next to the island’s Central Port and only 14 km away from the Rhodes International Airport. Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands at the Aegean Sea, one of the best sailing & cruising areas in Europe and has been rated among the top ten vacation destinations Worldwide, with approximately 3,000,000 tourists per year. The island of Rhodes is situated in the South Eastern part of the Aegean Sea some 260 nautical miles from Piraeus (Athens main Port) and approximately 10 nautical miles southwest of Turkey. The marina features approximately 600 berths and accommodates a wide range of yachts from 30 ft to 200 ft and could host a boat up to 600 ft. An extended fibber optic network provides each berth with tv, telephone, internet and remote control monitoring of electrical and water consumption. All the Marina Area is covered with wifi Internet. The Marina, which is constantly developing, consists of a total of 120,000 sq.m. land area. Rhodes Marine with its 600 meters waterfront esplanade lined with fine dining and shopping venues offers a cosmopolitan environment for yacht owners.
🛍️ Marina Facilities:
600 yachts capacity / 200 dry docking capacity
Potable water supply / Electric Service – 32 to 450 Amps
Yacht Agency, Management and Yacht Technical Support
24/7 security services & patrol-CCTV (the CCTV system can provide private security monitoring)
Sewage pump-out station, controlled storage and removal of used oil, lubricants and hazardous waste – recycling
Port Police and Customs Office on site
Fire detection and alarm system
Boat maintenance and repair facilities, 200-ton travelift and 70-ton Hydraulic trailer, ramp
Hotels & Restaurants
Rhodes Charter Base Map
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See & Do
📜 Rhodes Brief History & Info
Live Music onboard your yacht… Unwind with your friends while drinking a cocktail and sail away to majestic sunsets.
Listen to the yachting radio while having fun swimming, drinking, or feasting.