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! 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!


Bavaria C45 Sail Ionian

NEW YACHT – Bavaria C45 Hummingbird

Posted on November 2, 2018

An Introduction to hummingbird, our shiny new Bavaria c45   Hummingbirds are small, colourful birds with iridescent feathers (see below). Their name comes from the fact that they flap their wings so fast (about 80 times per second) that they make a humming noise. The only similarity I can recall Read More
Bavaria C57 Sail Ionian

NEW YACHT – Bavaria C57 Wyvern

Posted on November 2, 2018

All about the new Bavaria C57 Wyvern joining our fleet for 2019…   Wyvern (noun): (1) a winged two-legged dragon with a barbed tail (2) a largely sea-dwelling¬†legendary creature with a dragon’s head, a reptilian body, two legs and a tail ending in a diamond shaped tip. One thing that Read More

What’s new for 2019

Posted on October 29, 2018

A short and sweet update for the 2019 season…   Direct flights to Preveza are starting early in 2019, EasyJet are flying from Sunday 31st March¬†which is fantastic news. See our Travel Summary page here – we’ve put together a flight timetable for the direct flights from the UK and Read More

The Season Closes!

Posted on October 28, 2018

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

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

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

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