Where To Charter A Yacht In The Eastern Mediterranean.
Greece has cultural and historical influences across the world. It’s part of the world which can truly say history was made here. Athens draws many tourists, but via a yacht charter clients can explore far beyond the now bustling city of Athens to the many less developed islands chains and coastal areas.
While the Cyclades just south of Athens are perhaps the best known and visited part of the Greek waters by charter yacht, clients can also enjoy and explore the Sardonic Gulf, Cyclades, Sporades, Ionian Islands, and more. Take the yacht's tender ashore and stand on shores where mythology was founded, explore ancient sites like Delos, or the bright life of Mykonos or Corfu. It’s a cruising ground for private yachts that is truly unlike any other.
Yacht charters in Greece.
For a number of years now, this coast has been growing in popularity. More yachts are visiting the area and available for charter. More captains are very familiar with the harbors, attractions, and anchorages that are enjoyable to the clients.
The coast forms the eastern shore of Adriatic heading south from Venice. Some clients have considered a one way charter starting in Venice and ending in Dubrovnik.
It is a coast dotted with countless islands. Some like Korcula being the site of historic towns with ancient churches and castles and winding narrow streets to explore. There is much more to explore on this coast on a yacht charter beyond the well-known harbors of Dubrovnik and Split.
Charter on the Croatian coast
Europe meets Asia right here, and any vacation here would be incomplete without some land exploration before or after your charter of Istanbul.
The coast is referred to as the Turquoise coast referring to the unique shade of its blue waters. This is a part of the Mediterranean which simply is steeped in history, there are still “markets” operating today that were there many years ago.
Commerce has happed through these waters for centuries. Ruins abound for clients interested in history, existing both on land and below the water. This is an area of the world that, like Croatia, is becoming more and more popular each year for private yacht charter, leading to increased diversity of the number and yachts available.
Yacht Charters in Turkey
Gulet's, a Charter Yacht Option In The Eastern Mediterranean.
Uniquely available in the East Med and in Turkey more than anywhere are luxury Gulets. These yachts are called motor sailors with sails and masts. They should be considered a motor yacht that can sail vs. a sailing yacht. They have an older, classic, regional style, but many have been built recently and include modern amenities. In the region, they may be referred to as a motor yacht, but don't be confused by the sails and mast. That means they might tend to motor between harbors vs. relying solely on sails for propulsion.
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Our specialists have visited all three of these countries and can help explain the differences and what you might experience in each. No country is better than another, it's a question of what each individual client has in mind or enjoys.
All our crewed charters are custom planned just for you after learning about your ideas. Your captain will plan to visit the harbors you want to, and to stay as long as you wish!
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Browse different types of Charter Yachts in the West Mediterreanean.
Mega Yachts. These yachts offer excellent vacations exploring these three ancient countries, with the maximum space for guests both inside and outside. Opt for plush accomodations with a classic or ultra modern. See some yachts:-
Catamaran yacht charters in the Mediterreanean are most popular in Greece. There are not a lot of catamarans to choose from in this part of the Mediterranean.See some yachts:-
Sailing yachts. Other than ancient galley's which were powered by oars, sailing yachts were the basis of transportation in the region. You'll find sailing yachts in all regions, from smaller to the height of luxury mega sailing yachts.See some yachts:-
These yachts are excellent for charters, smaller groups, or budgets. Motor Yachts deliver great charter vacations for any of these countries, though don't forget Gulets. The greatest selection might be in Gulets.See some yachts:-
Sample Charter Yachts in the Eastern Mediterranean
LOANA. You will enjoy opulence and sophistication when you step on board the 114 foot mega yacht Loana. Five cabins accommodate as many as 12 guests, and offers charters in the beautiful waters of Greece year round. Her many amenities include an expansive main salon with large flatscreen T.V., al fresco dining and multi stool bar, and a long list of water toys.
ELIZABETH. Looking for an exciting adventure in Croatia? Brand new in 2022, Elizabeth is a 74 foot motor yacht built by Princess U.K., ready to pamper you and up to seven of your guests. She offers a number of amenities for you to enjoy, including spacious settees on the bow, multiple places for al fresco dining, and enormous windows for lots of light and excellent views.
NEW HORIZONS 3. New Horizons 3 is a 2019 edition, Catana S.A. sailing catamaran. She offers you and your guests ample room throughout, including a capacious front deck with lounging area, along with five guest cabins, each with en-suite facilities. You and your guests can enjoy a number of watersports including water skis, wakeboard, tubes, standup paddleboards, and more.
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GENNY. Currently located in Greece, the 80 foot Sunreef built, sailing catamaran Genny is brand new for 2021. She features two master cabins and three V.I.P. cabins so that each guest experiences luxury throughout the journey. Watersports include a 37' tender, jet ski, mini sailboat, fishing gear, snorkeling gear, standup paddleboards, and much more.
BOLLINGER. Launched by Azimut in 2017, the 66' motor yacht Bollinger has a contemporary look and feel. She offers luxurious yacht charters in Croatia year round. Four well-appointed cabins accommodate as many as eight. You and your guests can enjoy her spacious interior, her on deck Jacuzzi, along with a variety of water sports.
GLORIOUS II. Custom built in 2011, the 118 foot motor sailer Glorious II has received a refit in 2020. Four, well-appointed, en-suite cabins accommodate as many as eight guests. You and your guests can enjoy many amenities, along with a wide variety of watersports including a 16 foot tender, canoe, paddleboards, waterskis, kneeboard, fishing gear, and more.
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