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Category: Mediterranean

Explore Paradise With Our Cyclades Islands Yacht Charter Itinerary

While weather in the Greek Islands stays relatively temperate year round, prime sailing dates for a Cyclades Islands yacht charter are between May and September. However, July and August also bring the Meltemi winds, which can create rougher surf, making it more challenging to navigate some greek yacht charter itineraries. An alternate itinerary when conditions aren’t favorable in the Cyclades could take you to the Saronic Islands.

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Experience Greek Antiquity on a Saronic Islands Charter Yacht Trip

Embrace the slow pace of island-living on a chartered Saronic Islands yacht trip. From May to September, sailing boat itineraries to this destination start and end in Athens—allowing you to take in the ancient Grecian city at your own pace. However, if a motor boat is your preference, a visit during July and August is recommended, when the Meltemi winds are at their strongest. However, if in fact, the winds are not blowing strong, a trip to the Cyclades may be more agreeable.

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Croatian Yacht Charters: Experience the Dalmatian Coast

Croatian yacht charters provide a breath-taking way to see one of Europe’s premier seaside vacation destinations. Full of sprawling medieval cities and charming fishing towns, itineraries to the Dalmatian Coast begin in the south, making their way north along the coastline, and among the region’s many scattered islands. While still relatively under the radar, charters to Croatia book up quickly—as the Mediterranean enjoys a shorter sailing season. To get the most out of your trip, aim to book for a May-September departure date, when weather conditions are the most pleasant for sailing.

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