Private Yacht Charter In The Central Cyclades


Adhamas is the island’s port Go bow or stern to the E side of the ferryboat pier or bow to the smaller sized pier to the E. It is likewise possible to anchor off to the SE of the brief pier. Go bow or stern to the pier or anchor of the beach.

Pirgonisi is a long sandy beach on the south coast and private yachts can anchor practically anywhere along it in appealing surroundings. There is little shelter from the Meltemi and yachts are recommended to use this anchorage only in calm weather. Just to the north is Semina Creek and luxury yachts can anchor in the bay.

 

The in the NW of island of Poliagos there is a beautiful secluded anchorage simply to the south of the tiny island of Moanolsi. There is shelter from the Meltemi and great holding on the sandy bottom. On the south side of the island there are several coves that private yachts can anchor in when conditions are calm.

Folegandros is another barren, rocky island with exception of the little Chora in the NE that lies among green trees and shrubs. The island s ferryboat port is Karavostasi. Go bow or stern to the mole on the south side of the arm extending westward. There is poor holding in locations on sand and rock. There is affordable shelter from the Meltemi. There are numerous tavernas but provisions can be tough to obtain and the island is completely dependent on shipments by ferry. On the W side of Folegandros is the large bay, Ormos Vathi. It can just be utilized in calm weather and there is bad holding in places on sand and weed.

 

Ormos Skala is the only harbour on the island. Private yachts can go together with the quay or anchor off.

 

3.5 miles to the east of Sikinos lies Ios. It is claimed Homer is buried here. He died aboard a ship on passage from Samos to Athens and his body was thrown overboard and later cleaned up on Ios. Go bow or stern to in the harbour of Port Ios. There is excellent holding in mud. A tiny tanker can provide fuel and water is offered from a public fountain in the square. There are tavernas all around the harbour and most provisions can be obtained. The resort is popular with the young and the majority of the bars play loud music in the evenings/night. Ormos Milopotamou lies to the S of Port Ios. In the north of the bay there are 4 coves where yachts can anchor, the easterly two supply the very best shelter. Holding is great on sand. There are tavernas and hotels on the beach. Ormos Manganari is a large bay on the south coast of Ios, it is possible to anchor throughout the bay with good holding on sand. There are tavernas ashore.

 

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Thira is comparable to Milos in as much as it is a volcano and when it appeared in 1440 1450 BC it created the bay as it is today. The close lying islands of Thirasia, Nea Kammeni and Palaia Kammeni are also part of this substantial volcanic structure. Around the basin, on cliffs 300m high you will see white Cycladic homes with blue painted windows hanging from black volcanic rocks which increase sheer from the sea all group together to make Thira is one of the most popular destinations in Greece.

 

Anchor to the W of the mole in 10 20m with a trip line due to the fact that the bottom is rocky. Minimal shelter from the Meltemi and entirely open to the S. Skala Thira is the harbour of the island s capital on the steep slopes above. Departing is tough with the confusion of the numerous lines attached to the buoy and it is suggested that private yachts are not left unattended.
On the coast south of Ak Akrotiri there are a number of anchorages that supply excellent shelter from the Meltemi. The bottom is great holding in sand but there is typically some ground swell that triggers private yachts to roll terribly.

 

Thirasia is the westernmost island and the only anchorage is Ayios Nikolaos. Private yachts can anchor off but the little pier is scheduled for local boats. There are tavernas ashore and some provisions are readily available in the town atop the cliffs.

Nea Kammeni has a variety of small inlets where a private yacht can anchor. A journey line ought to be utilized as the bottom is scattered with rocks that are likely to snag an anchor. Nea Kammeni is known for it s problem with large rats and there are lots of reports of the getting aboard yachts.

 

Anafi is the southernmost of the Cyclades. It has one anchorage on the S coast that is exposed. The island is barren and dry and you will not miss a lot if you choose not to visit.

 

 

Pirgonisi is a long sandy beach on the south coast and luxury yachts can anchor almost anywhere along it in attractive surroundings. Just to the north is Semina Creek and luxury yachts can anchor in the bay. On the south side of the island there are numerous coves that luxury yachts can anchor in when conditions are calm.

 

Private yachts can go alongside the quay or anchor off. In the north of the bay there are 4 coves where luxury yachts can anchor, the easterly two provide the finest shelter.

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