Skippered yacht in Greece. Cost by the size of your party!

The Beneteau 50 is here to meet the growing demand for sailing charters starting from the Cyclades islands. Since cruising around the Greek islands have particular requirements, we have equipped this yacht like with autonomous fresh water and AC power production, freeing her from stopovers in congested ports and offering you more heavenly anchorages! Her permanent captain and the painstaking maintenance at the pits stops between charters at our base in Paros warrant you a perfectly maintained yacht for your sailing holidays.
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            2019 CHARTER RATES

7 days
skipper included
Party of 5 or 6
3600 €
4350 €
5000 €
3500 €
Party of 7 or 8
3900 €
4750 €
5300 €
3900 €

Extra costs :
1. fuel-water-port taxes (in total approximately 240 € per week depending on the fuel consumption)
2. your food as well as your skipper's is at your charge.
Departure : Paros
Early Booking Discount: 5% (excluding skipper's fee).
Included : vat, yacht, skipper, insurance, taxes, bedding, linen & towels, cooking fuel, motorised tender, watermaker, AC current for charging your small devices, CD & MP3 sound system, end cleaning.
Our offers are non-binding and subject to change.
  • Who decides of the itinerary?
  • We do not have a fixed itinerary, to the contrary we try to input personal parameters for each individual group. Hence, on first day, together with your captain with the week's windforecast in hand, you will select the most suitable set of stopovers.

  • Can I customize the listed itineraries?
  • Of course. The beauty of a sailing cruise is to experience a unique voyage tailored to your wishes. However bear in mind that sailing is about taking the wind into account. Your captain will advice you on the best sailing route options in order to let you get the best of the Greek islands.



    Finalizing your itinerary is one of the highlights of your sailing cruise. Upon boarding, your captain will summarize the route options according to your wishes and the weather forecast and will be happy to suggest dream destinations only accessible by sailboat.
    Paros-Paros via Santorini
    Paros    Sikinos    Santorini    Folegandros    Kimolos    Sifnos    Despotiko    Paros  
    Ideal when the prevailing northern winds are moderate from the third day, precondition for beating northwards from Santorini, the southernmost island of the Cyclades. The highlights of your voyage will be a blend of lively and easy going islands, expect sailing legs of 3 to 6 hours.
    Paros-Paros via Mykonos
    Paros    Syros    Mykonos and Delos    Naxos    Koufonissi    Skinoussa    Antiparos    Paros  
    Feasible when the usual summer northerlies are light or moderate on the first day. Ideal for groups of friends or families wishing the best from Greece: a medley of ebullient and out-of-the-way islands, cultural visits combined with lots of opportunities to unwind. Daily estimated sailing time of 4 to 5 hours.
  • Why a watermaker?
  • A watermaker means that unless you want it you do not have to be at the dock in order to refill the water tanks. You gain autonomy and your can enjoy more often deserted coves and preserved remote islands.

  • What size is the refrigerator?
  • The Beneteau 50 is equiped with two refrigerators with a volume of about 100 liters each (25 gallons).


                LOOKING INTO THE YACHT

    Beneteau 50 yacht  
    Beneteau 50
    2000. Refit 2014
    15,50 meters
    up to 8 + skipper
    Double cabins
    Ensuite bathrooms
    Skipper cabin/shower/head
    Bed linen & bath towels
    Powered tender
    Water maker
    Air conditioning


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         Juin 2018

    Our captain Jason playing Greek bouzouki for us in Kithnos.
    Ondrej | USA
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         May 2018

    Our beautiful yacht with Jason at the helm, our caring captain. Thank you Archipel!
    Megan | Australia
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         July 2017

    My nephew (a real little urban geek ;-) loved this sailing adventure in the Cyclades, I had never seen so energetic, so happy. Nice work from the whole Archipel team: we shall be back for sure!
    Sophia | Greece
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        July 2015

    Tough choice selecting a picture among the 800 we shot! Particularly since we were never all together on the same picture. So here’s a selection of us glad to be onboard, as well as some of from our skipper Eva in full activity. Your pick! Catherine | la France
    sejour voile famille grece
        August 2014

    Thank you again for the wonderful week we spent with you in the Cyclades: young and old alike were all delighted.
    Francis | Belgium
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        August 2014

    Thank you for everything, this incredible journey in the Cyclades is unforgettable. Eva spoiled us with those wonderful places, it was sooo great.
    Anne and her family | France
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        June 2014

    We had a marvelous week on your yacht in June. Everything went very smoothly. The boat was very comfortable and in excellent condition. The kitchen/ sleeping/sound/electrical/swimming/ toilet facilities all contributed to our comfort aboard. Small touches like your coming to visit us in Nuassah and bringing us fruit from your tree was a very appreciated personal touch. Your organisation of our holiday was impeccable - from the ordering and delivery of groceries to the boat, the cleanliness of the boat and bedrooms, to our skipper Eva. Eva was just amazing, she told us stories about the local islands. Her fluency in English, her professionalism, responsibility, ability friendliness and her communication skills all helped to give us all an unforgettable holiday. She is really wonderful. You have a very beautiful country and we saw a small part of it in a very relaxing and comfortable way. We thank you for an unforgettable holiday, and hope to sail with you again in the future.. I have attached 2 photos.
    Alvin and Yehudis | Israel

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        May 2014

    The holiday spent in these wonderful Cyclades islands remains etched in our memories. Our skipper Eric allowed us to discover preserved places such as Sikinos Skinoussa, Koufounissia, Amorgos, Iraklia and a few others, a little more touristy like Santorini and Naoussa, Paros. We greatly enjoyed the diversity of these islands. On Thursday Eric trusted Jako who had the great pleasure steering with windy conditions: for sure Eva and George were a little worried watching the boat arrive under full sail in Parikia port. All in all we are very happy to have experienced this sensational last day!
    Frederick was introduced to sailing under the best possible conditions: a superb boat comfortable and well equipped, perfect weather and a great skipper with whom we have shared moments of complicity. Edith and Nadine took full advantage of these great moments of freedom and swimming in cool, clear waters.
    Thank you to all the Archipel team (Vanessa thank you for your competent and reassuring coaching).
    Nadine, Jako, Edith and Frederic | France


  • Why a watermaker?

  • Breakfast, fresh food provisioning if needed, sailing (average of 3 to 6 hours per day depending on the itinerary), swimming and lunch onboard, arrival to your destination around 3 pm, sightseeing, beach, relaxing on the yacht, dinner ashore, evening leisure time.
  • Does the boat have a coffee machine?

  • The yacht is equipped with a plunger type coffee maker (a.k.a. French press). This system is convenient, safe and uses no electricity. Coffee tastes excellent!
  • How do the meals work on the trip? Dinner in or out?

  • Typically, our guests have breakfasts on the boat and lunches on the boat or ashore depending on the itinerary. Lunches on board consist of light meals; sandwiches, salads, fruits etc. Substantial dinners are taken ashore in a traditional Greek taverna unless you prefer to cook onboard.
  • Do you carry snorkeling gear on board?

  • Yes, we do carry a score of masks & snorkels as well as flippers of various sizes.
  • How far is the ferry dock in Paros from your boats?

  • Archipel's fleet is conveniently docked in the yacht harbour of Parikia in Paros, 300 yards from the ferry dock.
  • Does the boat has a barbecue?

  • Sorry, the boat does not have a barbecue because it is an insurance issue with open flames on deck.
  • Can we help sail the yacht?

  • Of course, help as much as you want, or as little as you desire. Only when docking at least one person ought to be willing to help the skipper. Feel free to ask him why he is doing something, or what the sailing terminology means. If you happen to be at the helm and the skipper says it is time to tack or change course, it could be because there's a nasty little rock or reef in the way and you probably really should follow that advice.
  • Is scuba an available activity for certified divers?

  • Regarding Scuba diving: because of the large number of antiquities on the sea floor and the amount of damage and theft occurred in the past, scuba diving is very strictly regulated in the Eastern Mediterranean (Greece & Turkey). One may only dive in areas cleared by the archeological authorities and is required to register with Coast Guard for each dive. Should a reasonnable amount of poeple on board be interested in diving we can prearrange dive sessions with dive clubs in the following islands: Paros, Syros, Mykonos, Milos, Santorini.
  • Would you kindly advise whether the boat runs 220v or 12 v and the type of electrical plug it has?

  • You will find onboard 220v AC plugs running on a 1800w inverter. That means it�s the same as in our homes but not for very powerful devices. You may hook up all your electric small devices up to 1500w such as phones, cameras etc. Please bear in mind that the sockets are of the "continental" type (ie France, Germany).
  • Can we resupply food in any Cyclades island?

  • Except in the smallest Greek islands, it is no problem to resupply in fresh products. Your captain can help you with advance planning regarding food shopping.
    Over 50 years experience in crewed yacht charter in Greece
    A friendly and expert team by your side until your disembarkation
    Permanent skippers
    for constant boat maintenance
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