Bareboat Charter
You provide the skipper and crew. We provide the yacht.

For the adventure seekers among us

This option is great for qualified sailors who want to skipper their own yacht. We operate the newest and best maintained fleet in the Ionian. Our customer service is legendary. Take advantage of our skippers local knowledge and top tips at the start of your holiday, then explore the beautiful Ionian your way. We offer 7 nights away from base, so you can go sailing on the day of your arrival!


At least one person in your party must be qualified and experienced enough to handle the yacht safely and competently (minimum RYA Day Skipper or hold an ICC). You will be fully briefed on the yacht and given advice on the sailing area prior to your departure.

We offer free stern-to mooring practice on the first morning, update you on the weather forecast each day, and are available to help with mooring on the first couple of nights if required. We provide a 24 hour emergency contact number and our team of engineers are able to reach anywhere in the immediate sailing are within 20 minutes on our 350hp RIB ‘Rodney’. If you would like more support we offer an Assisted Sailing program where we provide a skipper for the first day or two.

Take a look at how we run bareboat charters at Sail Ionian here

Required Experience

Day Skipper

The skipper most hold a minimum of an RYA Day Skipper or an International Certificate of Competence.

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What's Included

Provided Support

Weather Update

Sent daily by SMS

Basic Training

And boat briefing

Free Mooring Practise

And long lining

Support Rib

Support within an hour

24hr helpline

In case of emergency