What is the best time of the year for vacationing on the Greek Islands?

It depends on the type of vacation you desire. If you want to avoid the crowds, it is best that you come to the Greek Islands from April to June or in September, when the weather is very pleasant and visitors are few. On the other hand, if you prefer vacationing with the crowds, July and August are the best months to visit the Greek Islands, when they are packed with tourists from Greece and abroad.

I'm a non-EU national. What documents must I have in order to stay in Greece?

If you are a citizen of the U.S.A., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Japan, Iceland, Norway, Israel and several nations in South Africa, you will require only your valid passport to stay in Greece for up to 90 days without a visa. If you are a citizen of any other country, you are permitted to stay in Greece without a visa for up to 60 days. To get an extension on your visa, it is necessary that you submit an application and pay an extension fee to the proper authorities. In addition, you are required to present documentation that shows that you can financially support yourself without a job in Greece, such as bank documentation. Staying in Greece without a valid visa is prohibited and strictly punished. Entrance into Greece is forbidden to individuals whose passport confirms that they have visited the occupied region of Northern Cyprus after November 1983.

What is a Security Deposit?

A yacht's Security Deposit amounts to the excess in her insurance policy, covering loss or damage to the yacht or her equipment. This amount is refundable and is notified for every yacht we offer. Return the yacht (and her equipment) in the same condition as you took her and your Security Deposit will be refunded in full. The cost of rectifying any damage or loss will be deducted and the balance refunded. Normal wear and tear is excepted.

How becomes the check in procedure?

Expect the check in procedure to take at least 1-2 hours. This is the time when the owner / representative of the yacht will hand the boat over to you. It will include the following:
• Review of the yacht handling procedures.
• The location of safety and navigational equipment, and other yacht essentials.
• Ask for the yacht manuals and review them if necessary.
• A careful inspection of the yacht for any damages, including the decks, hull, sails and equipment prior to signing the form for taking over the yacht.
• Carefully take the time to inspect the yacht for your own protection, as any damages discovered upon your return will be charged to you. Protocol for checking in periodically, and your itinerary will be discussed.