WHO WE ARE
Our sailor friends say that we are one pretty crazy family – however, we consider ourselves a small family business which somehow come into existence after I brought one old yacht from Amsterdam to Greece and discovered a bunch of enthusiastic sailors gathered around it, who are capable of almost anything, same as we are 🙂
Since then our little fleet has grown, as has our family. We now have five boats; we gained a few hundred miles and one little sailor. We spent three years sailing and teaching yachting in Glasgow, where we still offer RYA courses organised by our partner Scottish school. In autumn 2016, we finally fulfilled our dream to move permanently to Greece, which we fell in love with at first sight.
Since spring 2018 we have been organizing sailing trips both locally and further afield (the Lipari Islands in Italy, Istanbul, Crete…), but we are at home here in Korfos bay, nestled between Corinth and Epidavros.
WHAT WE OFFER
- yacht charter – both bare-boat and skippered
- themed courses and trips (astro-navigation, photography for travelers, free-diving course, trips for families with young kids…)
- yacht servicing if your own yacht needs some TLC
- accommodation before or after your sailing trip
- services for our crews: transfers to Corinth or Athens, victualing, hot shower, laundry…
WHERE WE ARE
Korfos is a small village between Corinth and Epidavros, approximately 1,.5 hours’ dive from Athens. Most of the locals’ professions are in some way related to the sea – fishermen, retired naval officers, and taverna owners, of course 🙂 See some photos here.
The secret is out.
Recently, Korfos has enjoyed a tourism boom. More people are coming to this relatively remote place every year. It’s magical bay with long beaches is surrounded by rich-green pine woods, which climb the steep slopes of the nearby mountains. Here and there you can see the jagged rocks. You will find plenty of suitable climbing and diving spots here, and we have even discovered a long-submerged cave.
From a sailors´point of view, we are located in a very good starting point to easily reach both the Aegean and Ionian Sea. The Corinth canal is just a 3-hour sailing trip from us.
This bay is well-shielded against the prevailing NE winds, and you will find the village pier, restaurant docks, and mooring balls here friendly and welcoming. (Not to mention the handy serviceman in the form of my dear husband). Or, if you prefer, you can anchor in the bay, and soak up the peace and tranquility.
In the next bay, you will find Epidavros’ famous ancient sunken city, which is excellent for sailors and snorkelers alike, and accessible for all – no diving equipment required! Just beside is the beach taverna where you will savour the aroma of fantastic traditional Greek cuisine made by my friend Dimitris and his Czech wife Michaela, who also offer products from their own organic farm.
While you’re there, don’t forget to visit the biggest and most famous Greek ancient theater of Epidavros.
At the neighboring village of Sofiko, you can visit a large western-style ranch offering horse-riding, kid’s camps, and themed programs. Nearby Selonda Bay is best accessed by car. It served as submarine refugee place during 2nd World War, but these days it’s home to one of Greece’s most popular fish farms.
The oracle in Delphi, ancient cities of Myceneae and Corinth, the Corinth Canal, the city of Sparta, the thermal springs in Methana peninsula, famous fortesses in Hydra or Monemvasia and many more of Greece’s ancient and modern attractions – they are all within easy reach either by sea or by car.
Whether you’ve lost your heart to yachting or you prefer beach recreation, you’re searching for the perfect active vacation or more leisurely sightseeing, you will become not only a part of our crew, but also of our family for the duration of your stay, and we hope you will fall in love with the paradise bay just of Korfos just as we did, and return year after year.