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Sailing on a motorboat in Greece

Rent a motorboat in Greece as it is one of the best ways to explore the over 6000 islands and to discover the most beautiful secluded bays, beaches and grottos. Unique rock formations shape many of its islands and magical turquoise waters surround them. Some of the Greek islands are of volcanic origin, making this island arch a unique and magical part of the Mediterranean to discover.

The pros of renting a motorboat in Greece

One of the advantages of renting a motorboat in Greece is that they are usually faster than other types of boats. This means that you can technically see more places in a shorter period of time. If you only have a limited time to sail around the Greek islands, this is the perfect way to explore.

Another advantage of chartering a motorboat in Greece is the fact that they have a shallow draft and no keel. This means that you can sail closer to the shore than with other types of boats that do have a keel. You can explore all the hidden bays, coves and beaches from up close rather than just sailing by.

Comfort might not be the most important aspect when it comes to renting a motorboat in Greece, but they are generally more comfortable than other types of boats, offering some wonderful amenities to accompany you on your trip.

The cons of renting a motorboat in Greece

One of the downsides of a motorboat rental in Greece is that they are only fueled by petrol, meaning that you don’t have an option to fall back on a sail should the wind pick up. This might come with high additional costs that you might not have expected.

The most popular motorboats to rent in Greece

One of the most popular motorboats to rent in Greece is Motorboat Cruiser 450 which is available to rent in Skiathos. There is space for up to eight people and it comes with a professional captain who is going to navigate and operate your boat safely through the Greek waters. For some extra fun on your sailing adventure in Greece there is snorkelling equipment and a barbecue on board the motorboat.

Another popular motorboat to charter in Greece is Motorboat Sealine S 48 which is available in the Port of Zakynthos and can host up to 18 guests, making it the perfect motorboat yacht for a fun sailing vacation in Greece with your friends. The charter price includes a free hostess without provisioning, who is going to take care of your needs while sailing through the stunning Greek islands.

Charter a private luxury motoryacht in Greece

If you can afford it, there is no better way to spend your sailing holiday in Greece than on a private luxury motoryacht. Many amenities on board make for a more comfortable and luxurious boat holiday experience. A beautiful luxury motoryacht to charter in Greece is Motorboat Princess V55 which is available in Ornos Bay. It comes with a professional captain and crew who are going to navigate you safely through the Greek waters and take care of your needs while staying on the boat. For extra entertainment on board the motorboat you can find snorkelling equipment and wifi.

How many people can go on a motorboat in Greece?

Motorboats are generally equipped to host 10-25 people, making them the perfect boats for a sailing vacation with friends. However, the amount of people who can travel on a motorboat can vary depending on the type of motorboat you’re looking at renting in Greece.

When is the best time to sail on a motorboat in Greece?

Sailing season in Greece is quite long, generally lasting between April until the beginning of November. Like many other countries in the Mediterranean, the summers in Greece are hot and dry and the winters are mild and come with rain. Sea temperatures are generally in the low to mid 20’s. Some regions, like the Cyclades, are known for having stronger winds. So you might want to avoid this area with your motorboat charter when the winds become stronger.

Crete, Mykonos and Rhodes are the perfect Greek islands for a motorboat sailing holiday in Greece. Enjoy a sunbath on deck your motoryacht after heading out to explore some of the most beautiful secluded beaches and bays that you will ever see.

How much does it cost to rent a motorboat in Greece?

A motorboat rental in Greece doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. On average it will cost you 190 EUR per person per day to rent a motorboat in Greece. It is not the cheapest option, but won’t break the bank either. As this is only an average price you will be pleased to know that there are cheaper motorboats available. In general, it will be even more cost effective to charter a motorboat in Greece off-season. Borrow A Boat has many amazing deals on offer throughout the year, so keep an eye out for the best discounts and book your motorboat in Greece for the best price.

What kind of boat licence do I need when renting a motorboat in Greece?

If your motorboat has less than 30hp, you don’t need a boat licence in Greece to rent one. Other than that, motorboats and other types of boats require you to carry a valid boat licence in order to charter them in Greece.

If you are unsure whether or not your boat licence is valid in Greece or not, your safest bet is to carry the International Certificate of Competency or short ICC. This is particularly important for anyone travelling to Greece from outside of the EU. Boat licences of EU-citizens are automatically valid in Greece. However, it is important to note that any boat licences that have been issued in a language other than English or Greek need to get an official translation into either English or Greek.

The best routes for motorboats in Greece

One of the nicest routes around the Greek islands on a motorboat is taking you to the Argo-Saronic islands. The many scenic bays and beaches are inviting you to stop by, take in the view and create unforgettable memories. Start your sailing adventure in this part of Greece in Athens or Salamina. Salamina is a magical island that is surrounded by turquoise and crystal clear waters. Kanakia beach is one of the most stunning beaches you can find on the island. Aegina is another beautiful Saronic island that is worth visiting. The Temple of Aphaia and the Tower of Markellos are just two of the many historical and ancient sites you can discover on the island. Next up is the island of Hydra, a magical place for anyone looking to relax on some of the most beautiful beaches. Bisti Beach is just one of many beaches surrounded by interesting rock formations. Head to the island of Poros to relax at Monastiri Beach surrounded by a beautiful forest or to go for a swim in the turquoise waters of Poros beach. Don’t miss out on seeing the island of Spetses where you can explore a stunning seaside town filled with white houses, hike wonderful trails in nature and say hello to Bouboulina’s Statue. If you are sailing around the Saronic islands in September, make sure to stop by Spetses to enjoy the spectacle of the “Armata” or “Bouboulina” Festival on the island. The island of Dokos is a great place to stop by if you want to admire the natural beauty of this part of Greece. Unique and interesting rock formations shape this island that is surrounded by the bluest water. And last, but not least, you have to visit the island of Agistri where you can see turquoise waters that are just as beautiful as in many other parts of the Mediterranean as well as lush green forests that offer some shade and shelter from scorching summer sun.