Sail Ionian Blog

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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 over the winter, if you notice I’m slacking, send me an email!!!

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The Season Closes!

Posted on October 28, 2018

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It seems like it was only yesterday I was writing my previous blog post ‘The Season Begins’ back in April…   Somehow it is Sunday 28th October and by 5.30pm this evening we will be waving our last guests of the season goodbye. Seeing as my last blog post was on 24th May, Read More

Back into the Swing of Things

Posted on May 24, 2018

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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, Read More

The Season Begins!

Posted on April 17, 2018

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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 Read More

A Brief History of Lefkada

Posted on April 9, 2018

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Lefkada – a charming and unspoilt land featuring in many a Greek myth…   The history of the Ionian Islands, or Eptanisi is long and fascinating. The word Eptanisi refers to the 7 main islands (Epta meaning 7 and Nisi coming from the Greek word which means islands) – Corfu, Read More
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, Read More

Alternative Routes to Lefkada

Posted on April 2, 2018

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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 Read More

Exciting Quay Café Refurbishments

Posted on March 22, 2018

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Things don’t get better by CHANCE, but by CHANGE At Sail Ionian we always have our clients best interest at heart. Our aim is to offer the best service going & to make everyone’s stay as enjoyable as possible. Although the majority of our guests enjoy 7 nights sailing away Read More

Round Up: HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show

Posted on March 16, 2018

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The 5 day show went well as a first time exhibitor in Amsterdam   So 2018 marked our first ever attendance at the HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show held at the RAI just outside the centre of Amsterdam city. As you may know, Sail Ionian have been looking to expand outside the Read More