Rod Heikell’s pilot books are well known as cruising guides to Greece. They are all fully illustrated with up-to-date plans, photographs and interesting articles on local history and customs as well as pilotage information.
If you plan to charter or sail your own yacht in Greek waters next year why not ask Santa Claus to bring you one of these pilots? And, to give Santa a helping hand, you can click on the images below to go straight to Amazon.
West Aegean – our home sailng area! This pilot runs from Corinth to Cape Sounion. It covers Aigina and Poros in the Saronic Gulf, down the eastern side of the Peloponnese, includining Idhra (Hydra) and Spetses, to Monemvasia and Cape Malea. The western islands of the Cyclades: Kea, Kithnos, Serifos, Sifnos and Milos are also covered and this new edition has been extended to Include the coast from Sounion to Volos and the adjacent Evia coast as well as the northern Sporades with Skiathos and Alonnisos. ISBN: 9781846232350 Price £17.95
East Aegean – this book covers Patmos, Kalimnos, Kos, Rhodes, and the islands in between on the Greek side. On the Turkish side the ports of Güllük, Bodrum, Marmaris and Fethiye and almost every anchorage on the coast and islands between as far east as Kas and Kekova are included. ISBN: 9780852884294 Price £17.95
Ionian – a popular area for novice sailors, the Ionian pilot covers the coasts and islands south from Corfu and has been extended for this sixth edition southwards to Finakounda and eastwards to Mesolongion. ISBN: 9781846232954 Price £17.95
Greek Waters Pilot – one of the two key cruising guides to the coasts and islands of Greece (the other is Nicholas Elias’s guide – see my article on Greece, Sea Guide). It covers the entire area from the Ionian Islands to the Aegean, Rhodes and Crete and includes details of over 450 harbours in a single volume. Greek Waters Pilot has been painstakingly compiled from the author’s own survey work and the latest first-hand information. ISBN: 9780852889718 Price £35.00