What is Half Board?

Our hostess and half-board option is the perfect way to experience an all-inclusive sailing experience with the expertise of a local talented Greek hostess/chef. Specifically this includes the following: A talented and friendly hostess/chef will assist the captain with sailing and anchoring in port as well as prepare breakfast and lunches throughout your journey. Daily…

How much should we budget for food and drinks while in Greece?

For hostess/half-board charter you’ll jsut need to cover dinners on the islands. Generally on the smaller islands the dinners are very affordable (€15-30 per person for a large meal including wine). The prices will be higher on the more touristy islands For skipper only charters provisions for breakfast, lunch and snacks, and non-alcoholic drinks for…

Should I tip at restaurants?

At restaurants tipping is not required and most often people just round up (so if the bill is €18 you can pay €20). Generally 10-15% is plenty. At some of the smaller family owned restaurants on the islands it can be nice to give a larger tip if they provide complimentary food and drinks (you’ll…

What do we do for lunch?

For hostess/half-board the hostess will prepare a delicious multi course greek lunch while anchored in a bay. For skippered-only charters you will typically be sailing during the afternoon, so you’ll be able to enjoy lunch aboard the yacht while anchored in a beautiful cove.  The skipper will anchor for an hour or so and give…

What should I buy at the supermarket?

On hostess/half-board charters your hostess will take care of the initial provisioning. We’ll reach out prior to charter to get your input on preferences or allergies. On skipper only charters, we’ll have the yacht stocked with some basic items listed below, however we recommend picking up a few things at a nearby grocery store prior…

When is breakfast?

On a hostess/half-board charter a continental breakfast will be provided on the boat. On skipper-only charters, most clients prefer to walk to a local bakery and grab some breakfast each morning. You’ll also have time while in port to have some cereal or cook some breakfast on the boat. It’s a good idea to ask…

Where should I eat dinner?

We highly recommend consulting with your skipper on where to eat dinner, especially on the smaller islands. In Greece, dinners are a very important event for family and friends to get together. Dinners generally last many hours and include many courses of fresh Mediterranean dishes, usually accompanied by carafes of wine. Every island has unique…

Do you have any restaurant/cafe recommendations for Athens?

Our captains (who all live in/near Athens) have put together this list of their favorite restaurants, coffee places and street food in Athens.  The list includes a range of price points, tastes and flavors.  The comments below are personal descriptions from our captains. Good seafood restaurants are difficult to find in the center of Athens…