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Hire Sailboat sail traditional schooner Sporades
Sporades

sail traditional - schooner | 8 people (1980)

8
6
With a skipper

From £677 per day

Hire Sailboat BAVARIA 49 Sporades
Sporades

BAVARIA - 49 | 10 people (2004)

10
10
Without a skipper

Hire Sailboat JEANNEAU SUN ODYSSEY 33I Skopelos
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Skopelos

JEANNEAU - SUN ODYSSEY 33I | 5 people (2014)

5
5
Super owner
With or without a skipper

From £184 per day

Hire Sailboat JEANNEAU SUN ODYSSEY 349 Skopelos
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Skopelos

JEANNEAU - SUN ODYSSEY 349 | 6 people (2015)

6
6
Super owner
With or without a skipper

From £228 per day

Hire Motorboat POSEIDON Blue Water Skopelos
Skopelos
4.1
 (8)

POSEIDON - Blue Water | 7 people (2008)

7
Without a skipper

From £167 per day

Hire Motorboat Olympic 500 ccf Skopelos
Skopelos
4.8
 (6)

Olympic - 500 ccf | 6 people (2018)

6
Super owner
With or without a skipper

From £149 per day

Hire Boat without licence  Poseidon Blue Water 170 Skopelos
Skopelos
4.9
 (6)

Poseidon - Blue Water 170 | 7 people (2021)

7
Without a skipper

From £97 per day

Hire RIB Evripus 2024 Skopelos
Skopelos
4.8
 (3)

Evripus - 2024 | 8 people (2024)

8
Super owner
With a skipper

From £1,053 per day

Hire Sailboat JEANNEAU SUN ODYSSEY 33I Skopelos
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Skopelos
4.2
 (1)

JEANNEAU - SUN ODYSSEY 33I | 4 people (2014)

4
4
Super owner
With or without a skipper

From £184 per day

Hire Sailboat JEANNEAU SUN ODYSSEY 509 Skopelos
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Skopelos

JEANNEAU - SUN ODYSSEY 509 | 13 people (2014)

13
12
Super owner
With or without a skipper

From £404 per day

Hire Motorboat Taylor Made Liberty Skopelos
Skopelos

Taylor Made - Liberty | 12 people (1985)

12
5
With a skipper

From £106 per day

Hire Sailboat BENETEAU OCEANIS 40 Skopelos
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Skopelos

BENETEAU - OCEANIS 40 | 7 people (2011)

7
7
Super owner
With or without a skipper

From £234 per day

Hire Sailboat Beneteau Oceanis 51.1 Skopelos
Skopelos

Beneteau - Oceanis 51.1 | 8 people (2020)

8
8
With a skipper

From £740 per day

Hire Sailboat JEANNEAU SUN ODYSSEY 439 Skopelos
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Skopelos

JEANNEAU - SUN ODYSSEY 439 | 10 people (2015)

10
10
Super owner
With or without a skipper

From £312 per day

Hire Sailboat BAVARIA Bavaria 40 Skopelos
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Skopelos
4.5
 (1)

BAVARIA - Bavaria 40 | 7 people (2013)

7
7
Super owner
With or without a skipper

From £258 per day

Hire Sailboat Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 33i Skopelos
Skopelos

Jeanneau - Sun Odyssey 33i | 5 people (2014)

5
5
Super owner
Without a skipper

From £295 per day

Hire Sailboat Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 410 Skopelos
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Skopelos

Jeanneau - Sun Odyssey 410 | 6 people (2021)

6
6
Super owner
With or without a skipper

From £340 per day

Hire Sailboat BENETEAU OCEANIS 37 Skopelos
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Skopelos

BENETEAU - OCEANIS 37 | 7 people (2013)

7
7
Super owner
With or without a skipper

From £210 per day

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Rent a boat and discover Sporades from the water

Nestled in the azure waters of the Aegean Sea, the enchanting Sporades archipelago awaits adventurers seeking a slice of paradise. Consisting of 24 islands, only four of which are inhabited—Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos, and Skyros—Sporades offers a serene escape with its unspoiled natural beauty, crystal-clear waters, and charming coastal towns. With a boat rental in Sporades, you can immerse yourself in the captivating allure of this Greek island group, where sandy beaches, hidden coves, and picturesque harbours beckon.

Sporades boasts favourable sailing conditions, making it an ideal destination for novice and experienced sailors. With calm seas, gentle breezes, and short distances between islands, navigating the archipelago is a pleasurable experience. Well-marked routes and numerous anchorages ensure stress-free exploration, while the abundance of charming harbours and traditional fishing villages provide opportunities to immerse yourself in local culture.

Regarding boat hires in Sporades, Nautal offers a diverse fleet of vessels to suit your preferences. You can find the perfect boat to match your needs, from sleek sailboats and powerful motorboats to versatile RIBs and luxurious yachts. Sailboats are a popular choice, allowing you to harness the power of the wind and explore the archipelago at a leisurely pace. Motorboats provide speed and convenience, ideal for those looking to cover more ground or engage in water sports. RIBs offer agility and excitement, perfect for day trips and island hopping. Chartering a catamaran or a gulet for a touch of luxury allows you to indulge in spacious accommodations and exceptional onboard amenities. Whatever your sailing style or group size, Nautal has the ideal boat to enhance your Sporades adventure.

How much does it cost to rent a boat in Sporades?

The price of renting a boat depends on the season, charter duration, type of boat, and whether you choose any extras, such as equipment, a skipper, or a crew.

Sailboat

A Sporades sailboat rental costs around £3,939/week in the high season and £1,700/week in the low season for 10 people.

Motorboat

A motorboat rental in Sporades costs around £244/day in the high season and £166/day in the low season for 7 people.

RIBs

A RIB generally costs £174/day in the high season and £135/day in the low season for 6 people.

Catamaran

A catamaran charter in Sporades costs around £6,700/week in the high season and £3,300/week in the low season for 10 people.

Gulet

The average price of a skippered gulet is £985/day and £6,798/week for 8 people.

Jet ski

A jet ski will cost an average of £52/day for 3 people.

Yacht

A Sporades yacht hire costs an average of £2,135/day in the high season and £1,961/day in the low season for 10 people.

What is included in the cost?

Depending on the specific type of boat and boat owner, the inclusions may vary with Sporades boat rentals. However, common inclusions include fuels, water sports equipment, basic onboard amenities, and safety gear. It's essential to check with the boat owner for a comprehensive list of what is included in the price.

How much are the mooring fees in Sporades?

The mooring fees in Sporades can vary depending on your chosen island and marina. Generally, smaller ports may have lower fees, while more popular destinations could have higher charges. It's advisable to plan your itinerary and budget for mooring fees accordingly.

Hire a boat in Sporades with or without a skipper.

Opting for a Sporades boat hire with a skipper offers numerous advantages. Safety is a primary concern, and having an experienced skipper onboard ensures peace of mind throughout your voyage. Skippers are adept at handling the boat and possess expert knowledge of the local waters, hidden gems, and best exploration routes. They can offer valuable insights into the culture, history, and traditions of Sporades, enriching your experience.

For those with sailing experience and licenses, renting a boat in Sporades without a skipper is a viable option. Meeting the legal requirements and having the skills to handle the boat safely is essential. Most boat owners will request proof of competence and experience before approving a bareboat rental. Familiarity with local sailing conditions and navigation and a thorough understanding of the area's regulations and safety protocols is crucial.

What season is best for a yacht hire in Sporades?

The ideal season for renting a boat in Sporades depends on personal preferences and interests. The high season spans from June to September when the weather is warmest, and the islands come alive with visitors. If you prefer a more peaceful experience, May and October shoulder seasons offer milder weather and fewer tourists.

Sporades enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters. In summer, temperatures range from 25°C to 35°C while spring and autumn offer pleasant temperatures in the range of 15°C to 25°C. Wind conditions are generally favourable for sailing, with gentle breezes in the summer months. Sporades is known for its calm seas and protected waters, making it suitable for boating throughout the sailing season. However, winds can vary, with the Meltemi wind prevailing in summer. It is advisable to check weather forecasts beforehand.

Where to hire a yacht in Sporades?

The Sporades islands in Greece offer several ports and marinas where you can rent boats to explore the stunning archipelago. Here are some of the main ports and marinas in Sporades:

Skiathos Port

Located on the island of Skiathos, Skiathos Port is a bustling hub with a vibrant atmosphere and a wide range of amenities. It is approximately 2 kilometres from Skiathos Airport, ensuring easy access for travellers. Skiathos Port is a convenient starting point for exploring the Sporades archipelago, with numerous boat rental options.

Skopelos Port

Situated on the island of Skopelos, Skopelos Port offers a picturesque setting for yacht charters. It is about 3 kilometres from Glossa, a traditional village renowned for its breathtaking views. Skopelos Port provides a charming harbour where you can rent boats and begin your exploration of the scenic Sporades islands.

Patitiri Port

Found on the island of Alonissos, Patitiri Port serves as the main entry point to the island. It offers excellent facilities, including mooring options, fuel stations, and provisions for boaters. Patitiri Port is approximately 3 kilometres from Alonissos Island National Airport, making it easily accessible for visitors looking to rent boats and discover the natural beauty of the Sporades.

Skyros Port

Located on the island of Skyros, Skyros Port welcomes sailors with its tranquil ambience. It is about 14 kilometres from Skyros Island National Airport, allowing convenient access. Skyros Port provides a serene setting for boat rentals, enabling you to immerse yourself in the island's peaceful atmosphere and explore its hidden coves and pristine beaches.

Where to sail in Sporades?

Sporades offers a plethora of enchanting destinations to explore during your boat rental adventure. Here are some highlights:

Skiathos

Known for its vibrant nightlife and beautiful beaches, Skiathos is a popular destination for boaters. Discover secluded coves like Lalaria Beach and explore the picturesque town of Skiathos, with its charming harbour and traditional architecture.

Skopelos

Famed for its lush landscapes and stunning coastline, Skopelos offers a serene sailing experience. Visit the iconic church of Agios Ioannis, perched atop a rocky cliff, and relax on the pristine beaches of Kastani and Panormos.

Alonissos

Alonissos is renowned for its marine park, home to the endangered Mediterranean monk seal. Explore the rich marine life while snorkelling or diving, and stroll through the quaint village of Chora, with its narrow streets and traditional tavernas.

Skyros

Skyros captivates visitors with its rugged beauty and authentic Greek charm. Admire the medieval architecture of Chora and visit the impressive Byzantine monastery of Agios Georgios. Relax on sandy beaches, such as Molos and Atsitsa Bay.

Kira Panagia Island

A small islet with crystal-clear waters and a tranquil atmosphere, perfect for swimming and snorkelling.

Peristera Island

Explore the underwater archaeological site and dive into the ancient shipwrecks off the coast.

Chalkidiki Peninsula

Venture beyond Sporades and sail to the nearby Chalkidiki Peninsula, renowned for its beautiful beaches and picturesque towns.

What Is the Capacity of Boats in Sporades?

The actual capacity of boats in Sporades can vary depending on the specific boat model and size. Always check with Nautal or the boat rental company for precise information on the capacity of each vessel.

Sailboat

Maximum capacity: Typically up to 12 people

Average number of cabins: 2-5 cabins

Motorboat

Maximum capacity: Depending on the size, usually up to 12 people

Average number of cabins: 1-3 cabins

RIBS

Maximum capacity: Usually up to 12-14 people

Average number of cabins: No cabins, open deck design

Catamaran

Maximum capacity: Depending on the size, can accommodate up to 12-16 people

Average number of cabins: 3-5 cabins

Gulet

Maximum capacity: Typically larger vessels, accommodating up to 15-30 people

Average number of cabins: Multiple cabins, ranging from 5-10 cabins

Jet Ski

Maximum capacity: Usually designed for 1-3 people

Yacht

Maximum capacity: Depending on the size and luxury, can accommodate up to 10-20 people

Average number of cabins: 2-6 cabins


Good to know

Available boats:20 boats available
Popular types of boats:Sailboat, Motor Yacht, Motorboat
Skipper: £150 per day
Low season cost: £533 per day
High season cost: £816 per day
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