In Greece, those who choose to enjoy and experience sailing holidays, have in mind that an ideal way to do so is to explore all possible activities that they can do onboard. Generally, a trip that has as a means of transport a catamaran or a bareboat that are mainly moved by the wind, offers an unparalleled feeling of freedom and offers you a magnificent contact with the sea.
Therefore,if you decide to charter sailing yacht from Athens or Ionion, this can become a floating base for many more enjoyable activities such as fishing, scuba diving if you have all the necessary equipment. A basic thing you need to do while sailing is to check regularly the weather conditions. You can see the weather forecast the whole week by looking on different webpages online. If you book a catamaran from Athens, make a list before the sailing trip, you can start reading your most wanted books while sailing; you would have all the time. Purchase or download the books and take them on the sailing boat.
Ask the skipper to show you how to study the sailing maps and how to use the compass and what the basic guidelines of sailing a chartered boat are. If you get familiarized with the basics, that would help you understand how the process of sailing is and what can be your duties if the skipper needs help when facing difficult situations.At the same time the skipper should be able to teach you the most known sailing knots and how to splicing in order to help him.
All in all, time onboard can be an unforgettable experience and reminiscence throughout winter time, if you do bareboat sailing in Greece and take with you all the necessary equipment.