Τι κάνετε όταν έρχεστε αντιμέτωποι με ένα χαμένο παράδεισο; Τα καταγάλανα νερά και η ηλιοφάνεια, τα χιλιάδες χιλιόμετρα με αμμώδεις παραλίες, τα περίπου 3.500 νησιά και οι ιδανικές κλιματολογικές συνθήκες είναι μερικά από τα πλεονεκτήματα που διαφοροποιούν την Ελλάδα και την καθιστούν ιδανικό προορισμό για ιστιοπλοΐα.
Whether you are interested in Cosmopolitan places such as Myconos, Corfu, Rhodes, Santorini, Paros and Crete, or unspoiled and peaceful anchorages and harbours, whether you are after really challenging or easier and more leisure sailing conditions the choices are unlimited.
Location Southern Europe bordering the Aegean Sea, the Ionian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and Turkey.
Geographic Coordinates 37 59 N, 23 44 E
Currency € Euro Climate: temperate; mild, wet winter; hot, dry summer
Boating Geography Some of the best coastal boating waters of the world, approximately 22,500 km of Mediterranean shore and small distances between ports of call with over 3,500 islands in the Ionian and the Aegean Sea.
Boat Park Changing times: For many years acute lack of marina berths had been the main obstacle towards the growth of yachting tourism. Nowadays, marina facilities have been significantly improved with private marinas offering high quality service and facilities at far more reasonable prices.
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1. YACHTS FLYING AN EU COUNTRY FLAG
- All boats, passing or permanently berthed in Greece, with a length exceeding 10,00 meters, must apply in the Port Police for a Yacht Trip Log (in Greek known as ΔΕΚΠΑ).
- Yacht Trip Log together with the other boat’s papers must be checked / stamped by the Port Police, in every port of call, if it is a passing boat, or monthly if it is a boat permanently staying in Greece.
- Crew list with data regarding crew and passengers. Must be deposited to the Port Police together with the other papers of the boat as above. Copy of the crew list must be available on board during journey.
- Insurance is obligatory for yachts as follows:
- Third party liability for injury or death
- Third party liability for material damages
- Sea water pollution Drs.
- Salvage and wrecking
2. YACHTS FLYING A NON EU COUNTRY FLAG
- All boats, when entering the first port of visit in Greece must apply in the Customs Office for a Transit Log. This will give you a three months sailing time, which might be extended to six every year, on the condition that the owner/user of the boat is a non EU citizen. If the owner/user is an EU citizen offered sailing time will be reduced to one month. The time that the boat is stored in boundaries in the marina during the winter, does not count as sailing time.
- Crew and passengers passports must be checked by the police in the first and the last Greek port of visit.
- Crew list with data regarding crew and passengers. Must be deposited to the Port Police together with the other papers of the boat. Copy of the crew list must be available on board during journey.
- Recompensative Charge Equivalent of 17,00 € per meter of the length of the boat, is due after 3 months of stay within the Greek territorial waters and for any further 3 – month stay. (Exiting from the Greek territorial waters for less than 30 days is not considered affecting the stay shall be extended accordingly). Payment must be arranged in the Port Police. (Switzerland, Norway Iceland and Lichtenstein are excluded from this charge) N.B.
- Permanent berth is considered stay at least 1 year period not interrupted by journeys abroad totaling 30 days.