Your Sailing Holiday
Ionian Bareboat Yacht Charter
Want to sail your own way?
Ionian bareboat yacht charters are what we specialise in.
On one of our Ionian bareboat charter yachts you have the freedom to choose whatever you want to do and wherever you want to go. Enjoy a new experience every day and sail the stunning Ionian islands, with total freedom to create your very own itinerary.
On the other hand if you want to just get on and go, without having to think about where you’re going next, we can provide fully detailed itineraries, working in consultation with you before your arrival.
Our Ionian bareboat charter yachts are based mainly in Lefkas Town, a short ride from Preveza airport, but sometimes start from other pretty harbours and ports, even on different Islands such as the harbour at Agia Effemia on Kefalonia. We can even cater for specific requests in some cases, if arranged well in advance. An additional charge may apply for this service.
When you arrive for embarkation our friendly staff will introduce your spotlessly clean yacht to you and give you a full briefing on all her equipment. We’ll help you with any route planning you might want, even pointing you in the direction of some good shopping.
If you have pre-ordered victualling then we’ll get it delivered to you. Once you and your party are comfortably aboard and fully briefed then away you go and you are free to explore the islands from Day 1. We work with a local partner to provide a victualling service. See them here at Yachtfresh.
All our yachts have a full inventory of equipment and comprehensive aids to navigation. They come supplied with towels and linen for every person on board and an outboard, first fill of outboard fuel and dinghy is all included in your price.
If you are rusty skippering a boat we can supply you with a skipper for 1-2 days to bolster your confidence. We also offer free ‘stern-to’ Mediterranean mooring practice on the first day, for those that need it or just want to feel more confident. Having done this a few times ourselves now we really believe it’s a really great no nonsense technique that will get you secured quickly.
We offer a full technical support and back-up service in the unlikely event of mechanical breakdown. Charters normally run Sunday-Sunday but we can also accommodate Saturday-Saturday. The yachts are typically available on turnaround days by 2pm. Seven and fourteen day charters are available – or longer if you have the time and desire to explore longer and further afield.
To skipper one of our Ionian bareboat charter yachts you will need either an International Certificate of Competence (ICC) or an RYA Day Skipper qualification (or equivalent) as a minimum. We will need to see these documents at time of booking to ensure your charter goes ahead as planned.
Need more information, or want to make a booking enquiry?
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