Sail Ionian Blog

Sail Ionian’s Blog

Light-hearted articles about sailing, Greece and other topics of interest…


Hello and welcome to the Sail Ionian blog! Thank you for coming by this page, I hope you find something interesting to read… feel free to leave your comments or if you have any specific questions, please email me on izzy@sailionian.com! I’m always looking for new ideas too so if you have an idea please do let me know. Hopefully I’ll be looking to write a couple of posts a week, if you notice I’m slacking, send me an email!

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A recent magazine article I wrote on why sailing beats all-inclusive hotel resorts… The dreary weather in the UK that the first couple of months of the year bring with it make it the perfect time to book your summer holiday, ditch the January blues and start thinking about sunning Read More
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7 Essential Knots to Master

Posted on February 12, 2020

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It’s knot rocket science – these knots make the difference between a crew member, and a useful crew member!   1. Bowline The sailor’s most useful knot. Simple & strong, very stable and can be used to make a standing loop in the end of a line – good for Read More

Sail Ionian’s Pledge to Sustainable Sailing

Posted on November 27, 2019

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We are turning green(er)!   Sail Ionian are committed to encourage sustainable sailing holidays so we are making an even bigger effort for the 2020 season to decrease our impact and our guests’ impact on climate change. Our major changes for next season include a number of the fleet having Read More

Recycling in the Ionian

Posted on November 27, 2019

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Let us all be the change   Sun, sea & sailing – what the Greek islands are famous for! A culture of fantastic food, charming people and a beautiful summer climate, as well as the extraordinary history that surrounds this country, are just some of the reasons why tourists from Read More

NEW YACHT – Bavaria C50 Frank

Posted on November 15, 2019

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Meet our new Bavaria C50 Frank!   Our biggest addition to the Sail Ionian fleet for 2020 is a brand new Bavaria C50 called Frank! It’s a unique name for a yacht but a boat this luxurious (yup electric toilets and everything!) available for charter is also pretty unique so Read More

NEW YACHT Bavaria C45 Scugnizzo

Posted on November 15, 2019

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Find out about our new Bavaria C45 Scugnizzo   With the popularity of Bavaria’s C series of yachts, and already having C45 Hummingbird and C57 Wyvern in the fleet, we have added a brand new Bavaria C45 to the fleet for 2020 – Scugnizzo! Definition: street urchin; clever, cunning little Read More

NEW YACHT – Bavaria 37 Whispering Angel

Posted on November 15, 2019

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We welcome Whispering Angel to the fleet, a new Bavaria 37   The Bavaria 37s have always been popular with our guests here at Sail Ionian. 2 or 3 cabin options provide plenty of space for 2, 4 or 6 – they are absolutely ideal for families or anyone that Read More

What’s New for 2020

Posted on November 15, 2019

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What’s new for Sail Ionian in 2020?   We start the 2020 season on Sunday 12th April and to encourage early season sailing, we are offering 30% off holidays during April. Enjoy some Easter sunshine whilst sailing the Ionian – empty bays and peaceful habours await. Direct flights from London Read More