VISC Sailing with friends in Lefkas Greece - Sail Charter International
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VISC Sailing with friends in Lefkas Greece

Program Outline

Suggested itinerary for a sailing holiday starting from Lefkas.

Lefkas Marina is easily accessible by car from the mainland via the floating bridge or via air through the nearby Aktion (Preveza) Airport.

Sailing from Lefkas is ideal for relaxed sailing vacations since the distances between the islands are short and the weather is almost always peaceful.

Lefkas Town:

  • 100m from the charter base our journey starts from Lefkas National Port.

Day 1 – Lefkas to Meganisi (11 N.M)

  • The perfect, relaxed way to start your sailing trip since you need only 1.2 hours of sailing to get to Meganisi with its many small beaches. Distance: 11 NM


  • You can choose between Spartochori, Vathi or Abelaki bay to moor for the first day of your sailing vacation trip.

Day 2 – Meganisi to Kalamos (15,5 N.M)

  • Kalamos and Meganisi have many small virgin bays to make a swimming stop and they are very close to each other. Distance: 15,5 NM (2 hours of sailing).

Kalamos Port

  • This small port used to be a fisherman shelter and is very picturesque and relaxed with just a few tavernas for a quiet bite to eat and drink.

Day 3 – Kalamos to Kastos (6,1 N.M)

  • Both islands are virgin with breath-taking landscapes and beautiful blue waters. You must stop in the small bays that surround these islands to swim! Distance: 6.1 NM (less than one hour sailing)

Kastos Port

  • One more virgin island with many pines and smiling people, only few taverns and a supermarket exist in this tiny island.

Day 4 – Kastos to Ithaca (Vathi) (17 N.M)

  • All sailors must visit the mythical island of Odysseus at least once in their lifetime. In Ithaca there are plenty of bays with opal waters and amazing white rocks! Distance: 17 NM (3 hours sailing)

Ithaca – Vathi Port

  • Vathi is the biggest natural harbour in Europe and the main harbor of Ithaca.

Day 5 – Ithaca (Vathi) to Kefalonia (Fiskardo) (15,5 N.M)

  • From Ithaca to Fiskardo on Kefalonia, this is a great day of sailing since you will meet more than seven small bays along the way that are ideal for swimming. Distance: 15.5 NM (about 2.5 hours sailing, not including all the stops!)

Fiskardo Port

  • The worldwide famous destination in the Ionian! A must-see place with an amazing old town and many bars & tavernas!

Day 6 – Kefalonia (Fiskardo) to Lefkas (Sivota) 12 N.M

  • Leaving Fiskardo and heading to the picturesque village of Sivota in Lefkada, you get to pass the isle of Arkoudi (8 NM), with its small bays and steep rocks. Distance to Sivota: 12 NM (1.5 hours sailing).

Lefkada Sivota Bay

  • A place to relax! A home for sailors who love top quality food and seek to relax by enjoying their drink with a view to the picturesque bay.

Day 7 – Sivota to Lefkas Town (17 N.M)

  • The way of return. You must be at Lefkas Harbour before 16:00, so you must start your day early in order to make a swimming stop at the famous Onassis Island (Scorpios) or in any of the islets and bays you will find at your way back, Distance: 17 N.M (2.5 hours sailing).

Check out at Lefkada

Arrival day: Saturday

    • Arrive during the afternoon, check-in and settle into your yacht. There will be an evening with a
      welcome meeting and drinks and an opportunity to meet the rest of the crew and to get to know each other.
    • Each morning the skipper will discuss the day ahead at sea the passage outline/direction for our overnight stay (depending on weather and sailing conditions).
    • During the evenings, there will be some planned events, but also free time for your own exploration of the beautiful places we are staying at.
    • We will return to Lefkas on Friday 15.00h for our check-out

Departure day: Saturday

    • Disembark your yacht by 09:00 and head back to the International Airport for your return journey home.

What will be provided:

    • a holiday under sail in a relaxed atmosphere
    • a guided/planned sailing route with a supporting program for all to enjoy together, yet still some time for your own personal/crew choice activities.
    • easy sailing for beginners, with opportunities for learning new skills
      In short: it is a wonderful combination of a Greek holiday and enjoying sailing around some of the islands from Lefkas.

The organisation and operation of this event will be handled by the experienced Sail Charter International

Cabin prices (per person) on a SKIPPERED yacht

Private Double cabin  €895

    • This “cabin booking” cost is per person based on full occupancy (limited availability for single cabins).
    • Included in your cabin booking:  yacht charter costs, skipper.
    • VISC skippers are welcome to charter a boat with friends and family and join this flotilla for a week of sailing together in Croatia.

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For more information on this great opportunity contact
Frank Honan
Mobile: 0043 664 734 91252

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