The wonderful thing about sailing is that there is something for everyone! At one extreme you have the thrill of racing or dinghy sailing (both of which involve a certain amount of discomfort and getting wet!) while at the other end of the spectrum you can sail on a luxury cruising yacht and be looked [...]
Aegina / Greece
Finding suitable flights is an important part of making arrangements for your sailing holiday. Our base on the lovely island of Aegina is easy to reach from Athens International airport and I've gathered some information here to help you find the best flights. Athens International airport is called after Eleftherios Venizelos, who was an eminent Greek [...]
Our clients often ask me what weather they can expect during a particular month. Recent times have seen changes in the weather in Greece, like everywhere on the planet. It’s not as predictable as it was 20 years ago. As sailors you'll be interested in both temperature and wind but in this post I’ve only covered temperatures. I’ll [...]
We've organised a one-day course with First Aid Greece, who are specialists in First Aid training. Their courses are accepted by the Royal Yachting Association for RYA Coastal Skipper and RYA Yachtmaster commercial endorsements Location: Thermistokleous 22, Glyfada, TK 16674 Date: Saturday 17th September Arrival Time: 08:45 Finish Time: 17:30 Outline of Course: The course [...]
If you have been trying to contact our Aegina office you may have found it difficult to get a reply. We've had a series of mishaps that left us short-staffed at base for a few days. I have badly smashed up my collarbone and am waiting to see if surgery will be needed. I'm currently [...]
On Sunday I was one of about
We are moving to new premises. From next month our office will be at Neoptolemou 8, Aegina Town, Aegina 18010. Here's a Google map showing where we will be and how to get to us from the ferries: [googlemaps http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=210063742180576950083.00049b34b0e8fc7137fe8&ll=37.744759,23.428259&spn=0.008144,0.013733&z=16&output=embed&w=640&h=480] The new office is convenient for ferry and hydrofoil arrivals. For those of you who [...]
Join us on a 'boating' table at this year's St Andrew's Charity Ball in Athens.
some lovely sailing photographs taken by Dominic James during his recent RYA courses with us.
Unless you have spent the past month in a silent monastic order you will be aware of the problems facing Greece at the moment. The country plunged into a crisis after it revealed in October its deficit would be more than twice previous forecasts, sending shockwaves through markets worldwide and threatening the euro. The newly [...]