Is it common to tip the crew/captain?

If you think you crew did a great job we recommend tipping them at the end of the charter. They work hard to make your trip unforgettable and they will really appreciate it. There is no standard amount and recommendations vary depending on the size of your group and the yacht.  As a guide, the average…

What does a hostess do?

Your Greek hostess will assist the captain as well as prepare breakfasts and lunches. They will also do their best to keep the yacht tidy throughout the week. Note: Dinners are not included because we recommend dining out at one of the incredible local restaurants on the islands (the captain will be happy to recommend…

What does a hostess provide?

When you book a hostess we generally recommend pre-paying a budget of €150 per person.  For some charters you may have already paid this, contact your Greek Seas representative if you have any questions. How the provision budget works Prior to your charter we will send you a form where you can let us know…

What should I expect from the captain on my charter?

The number one priority of your experienced and knowledgeable Greek captain is to ensure your safety while sailing the Greek islands, so it is very important to listen to them and understand that any route decisions are based on this principal. Their next priority is to help you have the best possible vacation.  We find…

Who will my skipper and/or hostess be?

We only work with a small number of Greek skippers and hostesses who meet our strict standards on sailing ability, local knowledge and friendliness.  We understand that having a fantastic skipper/hostess who know the islands, food and culture is a crucial part of your overall charter sailing experience. We schedule the skipper/hostess a few months…

Where does the captain sleep?

Generally the skipper will sleep in one of the available cabins. On smaller catamarans this would be one of the standard rooms, while some larger yachts have specific skipper cabins. If you have any questions about this, just let us know.

Does the captain speak English?

Both the skipper and hostess will certainly speak English. They will be happy to answer all your questions in regards to Greek food, culture, history, etc. They will also assist your party in choosing restaurants and ordering local specialties if you would like them to accompany you to dinner in the evenings.