Sail Ionian Yacht Charter

Bareboat Yacht Charter, Luxury Sailing Holidays
Informal Flotilla, Skippered Charter, RYA Training and much more!

Sail Ionian Bareboat Charter Greece




Sail Ionian is a friendly, family owned yacht charter company, run personally by the current owners for the last 20 years. We are based in Vliho Bay on the Greek island of Lefkada. Sail Ionian has been built up on a foundation of dedicated service and a passion for the sailing lifestyle and the ever popular holiday destination of the Ionian.

Charter your own luxury yacht for 7, 14, or 21 nights! With Sail Ionian the boat you book is owned, chartered and personally cared by for us - we are no yacht agents! We offer exceptionally high standards of maintenance and cleanliness of all of our yachts and provide a fast and comprehensive support service whilst you are in the Ionian on holiday if required. Our Sunday & Monday mooring assistance is unique to Sail Ionian and provides our guests with initial support to refresh their skills. For anyone needing formal training, our RYA Sea School provides tuition to all abilities.



Sailing Holidays in the Ionian! Looking to explore the Southern and Northern Ionian on a yacht charter in Greece?  Sail Ionian’s base in Vliho, Lefkada is the ideal place to start!

Why Choose Sail Ionian for your sailing holiday in the Ionian?

  • We arrange airport transfers for you, giving you extra peace of mind on arrival. Check out the personal Sail Ionian Arrival Process
  • We provide detailed and individual personal advice and assistance with route planning and top tips for the local area, sailing, tavernas, what and where’s hot and what’s not
  • FREE mooring practice is available for stern-to mooring, anchoring tips and lazy line and long lining advice
  • We operate one of the most luxurious, eco-friendly charter fleets in the world; most yachts now have lithium batteries, all have electric outboards and solar panels
  • Free Unlimited 4G WiFi on all yachts now included
  • Informal Flotilla support is available to all charter guests for all or part of the sailing holiday in high season
  • Private Flotillas offer the ultimate luxury group holiday for any big celebration or club event!
  • A daily weather update is provided by SMS, as well as a 24 hour support line for any questions you may have during your charter
  • Welcome pack containing food, drink and cleaning products
  • Our RYA Sea School can provide training at all levels for a great learning experience whilst on holiday
  • See all of our Added Value Features here in our blog

Generally above and beyond the rest:

  • Sail Ionian’s customer care is exemplary, check out the familiar faces of the staff
  • We strive to make your yacht charter holiday the best ever. Contact us for any help and advice
  • Call now and talk to our experts and to find out about our sailing holidays in the Ionain and Special Offers
  • All year round office and staff based on site in Greece providing a wealth of local knowledge, we will help guide you through everything so you have a wonderful stress free holiday
  • Read Sail Ionian’s Eco Mission & Beach Clean Up Initiative


Check out the Sail Ionian Blog here

We’ll be writing regular blog posts as the perfect opportunity to share with you what’s happening at base, tips & advice for sailing in the area and knowledge sharing stories to keep you entertained!

Suggested Routes… Lively NightlifeQuiet EscapeAvoiding Easterly WindsBest of the Ionian

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Flexible booking options for your peace of mind – you won’t lose your deposit if you can’t travel due to restrictions in place, we can hold it as a credit for a future booking.

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Bareboat Yacht Charter,
Informal Flotilla, Skippered Charter, RYA Training & Much More!

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