A cruise around the Saronic Islands, combined with an opportunity to take part in the Spetses Classic Yacht race, where the most beautiful classic sailing boats from all over Greece compete in this world-famous event
June 16 2015 – June 22 2015
Sail & Shore Cruise Holiday.
Available as private charter only. Itinerary can be altered to fit your interests.
Guide price € 25 000 for up to 10 people.
Day 1 Athens
Join sailing yacht Nereida in Athens. Sail to the island of Hydra where transport is either by foot, mule or water taxi. The elegant town with its stone built house scrambles up the hillsdie which surrounds the fine natural harbour. Overnight Hydra.
Day 2 Spetses
Sail from Hydra to Spetses. With the most elegant classic yachts arriving in Spetses for the main event we will enjoy the spectacle of many fine yachts from across Greece.
The Spetses Classic Yacht Race, now in its fifth year, attracts more than fifty of the most beautiful classic sailing boats from all over Greece. Large schooners, classic sailing yachts like our own Nereida, and traditional lateens compete over 20 n miles in the Saronic Gulf.
Taking part in the Spetses classic yacht race is an experience of a lifetime, and there is all to play for as each yacht manoeuvres to catch the best wind of the wind. You never know, you might even be on the winning team!
Day 8 Return to Athens
Cruise ends Athens
We have other cruises which include taking part in a regatta. Click here for details of the latest races or to be included on our regatta mailing list.