Sail Ionian Blog

Back into the Swing of Things

Posted on May 24, 2018
5 weeks into the season My lack of blog writing lately has been down to the season getting going. We are now (somehow?!) FIVE weeks in to the season. The first guests from the middle of April have been and gone and had an amazing time enjoying the pre-season peace, quiet & sunshine. And since then we have had all the boats out and off the quay at some point. The weather has been mainly

The Season Begins!

Posted on April 17, 2018
After months of hard work, the season begins tomorrow!   Today marks our last day of preparation for our first yachts of the season going out tomorrow. Although actually I should say yacht, not yachts! That’s right, they couldn’t have timed it worse – the Greeks have called a ferry strike starting at 6am on Wednesday 18th April for 24hrs. With it being early season and Preveza airport not fully operating, our guests are arriving

A Brief History of Lefkada

Posted on April 9, 2018
Lefkada – a charming and unspoilt land featuring in many a Greek myth…   The history of the Ionian Islands, or Heptanese is long and fascniating. The word Heptanese refers to the 7 main islands (Hepta meaning 7 and nese coming from the Greek word nisos which means island) – Corfu, Paxos, Lefkada, Ithaca, Kefalonia, Zakynthos and Kythira. Kythira is geographically distant from the main group and is actually located off the Southern tip of
Find out how pre-season preparations are going and what else we are getting up to…   I was trying to decide what the subject of today’s blog post should be but then took a quick glance outside at the engineers, skippers, domestic team and other staff darting between yachts, offices, stores and realised that my blog post subject is right in front of me – there is so much happening here at the moment, and

Alternative Routes to Lefkada

Posted on April 2, 2018
Although flying in to Preveza is convenient, sometimes other means of travel are necessary when travelling to Lefkada   If you are coming on holiday with Sail Ionian then at some point you will be looking at booking your travel to Lefkada. With flights in to Preveza from the United Kingdom, Holland, Germany, Austria, Italy and various other European destinations, our small island of Lefkada has excellent transport links considering Aktio Airport in Preveza is