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Bareboat Charter
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Bareboat Yacht Charter in Greece

Yacht Rental For The Adventure Seekers Among Us

A bareboat charter in Greece is a fantastic holiday option for qualified sailors who want to skipper their own yacht rental on holiday. Luxury sailing yacht charter in Greece allows you the freedom to explore the jewels of the Ionian at your own pace. Try our legendary sailing holidays in Greece this summer!

We operate the newest and best maintained yacht rental fleet in the Ionian. Our customer service is legendary! From initial enquiry on Day 1, right through to the day you start your bareboat charter with us at Sail Ionian, you will be speaking with our friendly, knowledgeable team who are actually based in Greece. They know the boats, the area and anything holiday related inside out! Try our luxury yacht charter in Greece, we guarantee you won’t find better service anywhere else!

Take advantage of our staffs’ local knowledge and top tips at the start of your sailing yacht charter. Try our route planning and yacht briefing service, then explore the beautiful Ionian your way on your yacht rental.

Our weekly bareboat charter in Greece offers 7 nights away from base. You can go sailing on the day of your arrival and start your holiday that bit earlier!

Check out the yacht rental added value features in our blog to get the most out of your sailing holidays in Greece!

Wondering what the weather is like in the Ionian and when to visit for your bareboat charter? See our Ionian Islands Weather post on our blog here.

If you aren’t sure bareboat charter in Greece is for you, go back to the Holidays summary page here or contact our office for advice.

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To bareboat charter in Greece at least one person in your party must be qualified and experienced enough to handle the yacht safely and competently.  A minimum level requirement is RYA Day Skipper or an ICC for sail. You can read more on Accepted Qualifications here.

You will be fully briefed on the yacht during your boat handover and given advice on the highlights of the sailing area prior to your departure with our route planning service.

We offer free stern-to mooring practice on the first morning, update you on the weather forecast each day, and are available to help with mooring on the first couple of nights if required. We aim to make your bareboat charter in Greece as hassle free as possible by offering lots of assistance.


We have a 24 hour emergency contact number. In case of any emergencies, our team are able to reach anywhere in the immediate sailing area within 20 minutes, with our 350hp RIB called ‘Rodney’.

If you would like more support we offer an Assisted Sailing program where we provide a skipper for the first day or two of your bareboat charter in Greece.

Take a look at how we run Bareboat Yacht Charters at Sail Ionian here.

If you aren’t sure which holiday is for you, go back to the Holidays summary page here or contact our office for advice.

Sample Itineraries:

Best of The Ionian

Exploring the Northern Ionian

Quiet Escapes

Lively Nightlife

Skipper’s Recommendations

Top 10 Anchorages

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Required Experience

Day Skipper

The skipper most hold a minimum of an RYA Day Skipper or an International Certificate of Competence.

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What's Included

Provided Support

Weather Update

Sent daily by SMS

Basic Training

And boat briefing

Free Mooring Practice

And long lining

Support Rib

Support within an hour

24hr helpline

In case of emergency