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Q: What sailing qualification are required for bareboat charter in Greece?

A: To charter a bareboat yacht in Greek waters it is required for two members of the crew to have sailing experience and ability and at least one of them to have a sailing certificate officially authorized to his home country. If the second member has no sailing certificate of any kind, it is required to fill in an official statement for his/her sailing ability and experience. The official statement will be filled in upon embarkation

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Starting from Athens or Lavrion

  • Marina Alimos

  • Marina Alimos, Office

  • Marina Alimos, Office

  • Marina Alimos, Pier 1

  • 3 Star Awarded Alimos Base

Marina Alimos

Alimos Marina is one of the largest marinas in Greece. The Marina is located South West of Athens 15 Km from the city center, 8 Km South of Piraeus port and 30 km from El. Venizelos International Airport. It is served by a dense transportation network of Trams, Buses and Taxis, with stations 500 meters from the Marina.

The marina has around 1000 places for servicing cruise boats and yachts up to 40 meters long. The maximum depth of the Marina is 6.5 meters.

The services available in the Marina include:

  • Entrance Lights for safe navigation
  • Electricity supply
  • Water supply
  • Refueling services
  • Able Car Parking in several places around the Marina
  • 4 Restaurants-Bars
  • VHF Communication (Channel 71)
  • First Aid provisions
  • Security and PIR automatic lights around the Marina
  • ATM near the Port Police Station
  • Public WC and Showers close to Pier 1, 4 and 7

Services available in the vicinity of the Marina include:
  • Banks
  • Supermarkets (provisioning is available upon request)
  • Police Station
  • Restaurants and Bars
  • Rent a car
  • Pharmacy, hairdressing, laundry, etc

The Marina is located close to Athens city center offering all the conveniences of the city.

Transportation from the Airport:
  • with the bus X96 from the airport getting off at Edem Stop (Euro 5,00 per person)
  • with the suburban to Syntagma and from there with the tram line 5 and getting off at Edem Stop
  • with a taxi from the airport (35-45euro)
  • with a minubus (90-110euro)
For more information you can follow the link to Athens International Airport:
http://www.aia.gr/pages.asp?pageid=981&langid=2

Source: http://www.alimos-marina.gr

Lavrion Port

Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport is 28km away from Lavrio Port or about 30 minutes drive. Lavrio is also connected to Athens by car using the Lavrio/Sounio Leoforos (Highway) and then Attiki Odos.

For your transportation from the airport to Lavrion Port you can either pick up a taxi or use the public transportation. Taxis cost Euro 50-55 for organized transfers or a bit less if you pick up one from the queu at the airport.

If you choose the public transportation, you should use the suburban train and get off at   "Markopoulo" station. Then you take the Regional Bus (KTEL) from Markopoulo station to Lavrion port.

Since you are coming from a long trip to enjoy your holidays, it is highly recomended to use the service from a private minibus or a taxi. Just contact us for further details.

What you can find in the vicinity of Lavrion Port:
  • Restaurants
  • Supermarkets (provisioning is available upon request)
  • Pharmacies
  • ATM, Banks
  • Port Police station
What you should see in Lavrion:
  • The ancient theatre of Thorikos 
  • The mines of Lavrion
  • Cape Sounion - Temple of Poseidon