Sail Ionian Blog

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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! 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!


Virtual Boat Show

Posted on September 9, 2020
Join us for a Virtual Boat Show Zoom Chat!     As we won’t be exhibiting at the Southampton Boat Show this year, we are very happy to chat over a Zoom Call and offer you our personal and friendly advice on: Bareboat and Flotilla Holidays Our selection of yachts Read More

Yacht Charter – An Escape from Reality

Posted on September 5, 2020
The Family Freestylers review their holiday with Sail Ionian   If this doesn’t tempt you to try sailing in the Ionian, I’m not sure what will… We had the pleasure of welcoming the lovely Nixon family – Mags, Scott and their 2 daughters – at the beginning of July for Read More

Sail Ionian’s Sail Music Event!

Posted on August 12, 2020
A unique event combining the beautiful islands of the Ionian and a group of talented musicians   It was planned years ago… it was going to be a showstopper, a sellout, the event of the summer! Sail Music was going to be Sail Ionian’s first classical music event in collaboration with Read More
We have now lived with COVID for almost a season, we all know more but there is much to be learnt. Having dealt extremely efficiently with the Covid-19 outbreak, the Greek government lifted lockdown in mid July and let tourists into the country which was essential for the economy. This Read More

Flights released early for 2021

Posted on June 2, 2020
Plan ahead for your summer 2021 holiday!   EasyJet are releasing more of their Summer 2021 flight schedule today (2 June), you’ll be able to book up until 31 May 2021 Other dates for your diary: Flights from 1st June – 30th September 2021 with EasyJet will be available in Read More
REDUCTION in VAT due to COVID 19 It appears that Greece has WITHDRAWN (08/05/2020) the increase in VAT which was put in place for 2020 on all charters, after pressure from the shipping industry and the situation with regard to COVID 19. For 2020 the former 50% VAT reduction has Read More
Covid sailing Greece
At last we can report to all positive progress on tourism in Greece!!! Many of you have had those special sailing holidays disrupted and we do hope we have been able to find sensible arrangements for you to visit Greece over the coming months. Even if you have moved a Read More

UPDATE Covid-19

Posted on March 20, 2020
Latest update from Sail Ionian on Covid-19 Situation in Greece   Sail Ionian are working behind the scenes in preparation for your arrival, introducing new procedures to run alongside guidelines issued whilst maintaining our high standards of maintenance and cleaning. We are taking guidelines from the FCO and the Greek Read More