Santorini Yacht Charter Guide
Santorini Yacht Charter
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Santorini Charter Base Information
- Base manager: 📢 Mr. Spyros Marinis 📞 (+30) 694 240 3203
- Customer service: 📢 Mr. Spyros Marinis 📞 (+30) 694 240 3203
- Technical manager: 📢 Mr. Spyros Marinis 📞 (+30) 694 240 3203
- Emergency contact: 🚩 24/7 support 📞 (+30) 2111 827 066
📻 VHF frequencies: Vlychada marina – VHF channel 10
📍 FYLY Santorini yacht charter base is located in: Vlychada Marina, Santorini, 84703, Greece.
⚓ Vlychada Marina, Santorini Berthing – 36°20.1′N, 25°26.2′E
🧭 Approaches to Santorini are straightforward with no dangers as the waters are very deep. The exception is the approach to the marina.
Warning: There many reefs at the entrance to the marina. Approach it from the West. The “marina” is about a 20 minute drive from Fira. The marina office or the restaurants on the cliffs above can arrange for car or scooter rental. Both the restaurants are very friendly to yachtsmen and serve good food.
The marina office is staffed from 09:00 to around 19:00 daily. Call on VHF channel 10 or telephone +30 (22860) 82119.
⏰ Business hours 09:00 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 Vlychada Marina marina in Santorini:
- ✈️ Santorini National Airport, also known as Thira Airport, is located on the East side of the Greek island, close to Kamari village. Santorini airport is located 6km away from the capital, Fira.
- 🚕 Taxi: You can find easily taxis at Thira airport & near Vlychada Marina.
🛒 Provisioning: Clients can either go to the super market located around Preveza upon their arrival or they can pre-order (upon request) their provisions and FYLY Yachting team will arrange their delivery to their yacht. If they want to pre-order we will provide them a provisioning list.
🚇 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.
🏝️ See our Suggested Itineraries around Santorini. Also, find out the most important tips for a bareboat yacht charter in Greece or read our comprehensive crewed yacht charter guide.
- 🛌🏻 Hotels: There is a variety of hotels in Santorini.
- 🍽️ Restaurants: There is a variety of restaurants in Santorini.
- 🍹 Bars: There is a variety of bars in Santorini.
- ☕ Coffeeshops: There is a variety of coffee shops in Santorini.
📝 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.
💶 Currency: EURO (€) – 💱 VAT in Greece is at 24%
💬 Languages: Greek 🇬🇷 & English 🇬🇧
⚕️ Doctors-hospital: Santorini General Hospital 📞 (+30) 2286 035 300 🗺️ Google Map Directions
⌚ Time difference: EEST/EET/GMT+2
🌐 Vlychada Marina berth online
Vlikhada Marina is a small harbour located in the city of Vlychada, on the famous island of Santorini. If you are a fishing enthusiast, this is surely the place to enjoy a holiday. With access to the Aegean Sea, Vlikhada Marina is every fisherman’s dream and will bring you closer to the catch of your life. With countless bays and islands, Vlikhada is a traditional small town situated away from agitation and city buzz. Boats are available for renting right in the harbour all year round and provide tours of the surrounding fishing spots as well as the opportunity for you to encounter the Squid, Octopus and Swordfish. The best accommodations in the area will always be happy to receive you and your family or friends and ensure your stay in the area will be one to remember. Here is a list of the top rated venues in the vicinity: Villa Michalis, Notos Therme and Spa, Sea Sound – White Katikies and Marillia Village. Dare to be wild and choose Vlikhada marina to be your holiday destination.
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Greece Sailing Guide
Where to Sail in Greece? Sailing in Greece can be an adventure of a lifetime. The islands are filled with historic towns, beautiful beaches, ancient ruins, and luxurious resorts. Each area of exploration has designated cities and ports and can be accessed with adventurous itineraries; this provides a great sailing experience. Greek islands are separated into seven main groups and are spread over two vast seas. The seas are different from one another, and each offers a unique experience. The main island groups of Greece are: Saronic Gulf, Cyclades Islands, Dodecanese Islands, Sporades, Ionian Islands, and Crete. Please advise our sailing guide below for comprehensive information about the best sailing destinations in Greece.
See & Do
📜 Santorini Brief History & Info
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Listen to the yachting radio while having fun swimming, drinking, or feasting.