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Share A Sail cruises in the Dodecanese islands
Rhodes - Kos / Kos - Rhodes

Sun Odyssey 52

Share a sail in the Dodecanese
Explore the numerous islands of the Dodecanese aboard one of our fully crewed cabin charter yachts. Booking by the cabin on our share a sail program means you enjoy the big boat experience at a fraction of the cost of a full skippered charter. A maximum of 8 like-minded guests have the opportunity to share a fantastic island hopping sailing cruise. You can get involved in the sailing or relax and enjoy the scenery, the choice is yours.
Halki town Kalymnos bay
Each new day brings another island to explore
Set sail from Rhodes and and explore the wonderful islands of Kos, Kalymnos and Symi amongst others before sailing into Kos at the end of your first week. Explore the vibrant cosmopolitan island of Kos before leaving the yacht or, better still, continuing for a second week of sailing. From Kos we will visit the islands of Chalki, Tilos and Leros to name but a few before sailing back towards Rhodes.
Yacht at anchor Rhodes Mandraki harbour
The only way to travel
Our selection of yachts are the perfect vessels for your Dodecanese sailing adventure, with up to 4 spacious cabins, some with en-suite facilities. A maximum of eight guests are on board, together with an experienced, professional crew to look after you. Breakfast and a light lunch is included, to be enjoyed in the spacious cockpit whilst anchored in an idyllic bay. Enjoy a refreshing swim before or after lunch, it's up to you to decide.
Nysiros Symi
A voyage of discovery
There is nothing better after a day of great sailing than to relax in the spacious cockpit and enjoy a sun-downer with your fellow sailors, before exploring each new island. We try to arrive into harbour in the afternoon as the towns and villages we visit are well worth exploring, with each having their own character and specialities. If you are a foodie, this is a great part of Greece, with each island having their own local delicacies to try.
Route

2017 CRUISE PROGRAMME
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Departing every Saturday from May to October - 7 or 14 nights

DODECANESE ROUTE: RHODES - KOS

Departing every Saturday from May to October - 7 or 14 nights

6 & 20 May,3 & 17 June, 1, 15, 29 July, 12 & 26 Aug,
9 & 23 Sept, 5 & 21 Oct 2017

Sat Rhodes (Mandraki) - Fly UK to Rhodes and transfer to mandraki harbour in Rhodes town. From here the medieval town is on your doorstep and you will have time to explore before setting sail on sunday morning.
Sun Chalki (20 nm) - Several retired foreigners have bought homes and settled here and consider it something of a cherished undiscovered secret. The village retains an old world feel. A one hour walk to an abandoned ruined village rewards you with stunning views.
Mon Tilos (30 nm) - This small island is certainly ‘off the beaten track Greece’. Its main claim to fame is as an internationally protected bird sanctuary.
Tue Symi Town (25 nm) - The stunning harbour of Symi is a great place to sail into. The amphitheatrical town cascades down the hill sides and retains it's traditional character and charm having been much renovated over recent years. The secret is to arrive in mid-afternoon after the day tripper boats from Rhodes have gone. Dine ashore in one of the many traditional restaurants. Swimming and lunch stop en route.
Wed Nysiros (40 nm) - Dominated by a still active volcano which you can visit, this small friendly island has a ruined Mycenian fortress and plenty of scenic walks. Dine ashore in the excellent local harbour side taverna in our chosen harbour of Palon.
Thu Pothia, Kalymnos (17 nm) - First a lunch stop on the island of Pserimos, then on to Kalymnos, known as the island of Sponge Divers. The bustling harbour town boasts several museums, and a lively neo-classical sea-front.
Fri Kos (30 nm) - after a swimming stop and lunch on board we head for the little island of Lipsi. The architecture of the village shows influence from the years under Italian occupation and there is a good choice of restaurants and tavernas ashore.
Sat Kos - The home of the father of modern medicine Hipokrates, the ancient ruins of the Asklipeion medical complex are a must. Hire a bike to explore this attractive resort town with a friendly atmosphere. For the evening there are some great restaurants, cafes and bars ashore.
DODECANESE ROUTE: KOS TO RHODES

13 & 27 May, 10 & 24 June, 8 & 22 July, 5 & 19 August
2 & 16 & 30 Sept, 14 October 2017

Sat Kos - Arrivals and Departures. Transfer from the ferry terminal or airport to the yacht and enjoy the evening exploring the town.
Sun Leros (21 nm) - The largest of the islands south of Patmos, explore the market for thyme honey and other local herbs and organic specialities.
Mon Patmos (12 nm) - The island is famous for being the place where St John wrote the Book of Revelation. Visit the cave where he lived and the impressive monastery built in his honour. The busy little town is attractive, though much better once the cruise ships have left in the afternoon.
Tue Vathy, Kalymnos (17 nm) - First a lunch stop on the island of Pserimos, then on to Kalymnos, known as the island of Sponge Divers. The bustling harbour town boasts several museums, and a lively neo-classical sea-front.
Wed Kefalos, Kos (29 nm) - The home of Seafarer’s Beach Club where you can try your hand at windsurfing at the dedicated water-sports centre. Alternatively, enjoy the fine beach or explore the old village and castle, a couple of miles inland.
Thu Tilos (30 nm) - This small island is certainly ‘off the beaten track Greece’. Its main claim to fame is as an internationally protected bird sanctuary.
Fri Rhodes (35 nm) - We enjoy a morning swim stop before sailing for Rhodes. We arrive in historic Mandraki harbour in the late afternoon. From here we are ideally located to explore the unique walled town and lively modern town outside the mediaeval walls.
Sat Rhodes For those staying on for their second week ,a day trip to Lindos with its famous Acropolis is a great day out. Alternatively the town and surrounds has plenty to see and explore. If extending your stay ashore, Rhodes is an excellent place to spend a few extra days with a wealth of history fine beaches and resorts, both lively and quiet to suit all tastes.

Note: The above itinerary is indicative of the islands you will visit during your holiday. The actual itinerary and order of ports of call visited may be subject to change according to weather and operating conditions at the skipper’s discretion. Your crew will keep you up to date on the program each day.

The Boat

The Sun Odyssey 52.2 "Atlantis" is an ideal yacht to explore the dramatic Dodecanese Islands in the Aegean Sea. Accommodation comprises 4 guest cabins, all with en-suite shower / WC and a spacious and comfortable saloon. The galley is equipped with 2 large fridges and gas cooker. There is also a CD player (with MP3 socket). Deck facilities include cockpit table, cockpit cushions, deck speakers, bimini top, spray hood, swimming platform and deck shower. Bed linen and towels are provided.

Saloon Cabin Cockpit
Stern entrance to saloon from cockpit layout

Dodecanese Cruise – 2017 Prices

PRICES - SATURDAY DEPARTURES - PRICES PER PERSON
BETWEEN APRIL AND OCTOBER
Cabin Cat Cabin Description April - October
1 Week
April - October
2 Weeks
A A - Double Cabin Ensuite sh/wc €950 / £795 €1850 / £1550
Port Charges Port charges and local taxes €48 / £40 €96 / £80
Supplements Single Supplement €715 / £595 €1305 / £1095


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Please note that the yachtinformation shown refers to just one of our fleet of cabin charter yachts. We may substitute the yacht shown for another with similar accommodation and equipment, dpending upon the individual cabin bookings for a particular share a sail cruise.

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