Sailing in Cyclades
Sailing in Mykonos and Cyclades islands
Sailing conditions in Mykonos
The Cyclades are extremely popular with sailing enthusiasts due to excellent wind conditions around the Greek island region. Therefore, you’ll find many sailboats and motorboats cruising around the island of Mykonos in the summer months. The Meltemi, a wind from the north, is the most common in this region. In the summer, the Meltemi is rather stable but can produce strong gusts that are robust In July and August, making the Cyclades region suitable for experienced sailors. If you have little or no experience but still dream of a sailing holiday in Mykonos, you can always book a captain or crew with one of our charter yachts and boat rentals in Greece.
A quick look at sailing conditions in Mykonos.
⚓ Climate: water temperature 19-25 ° C | Air temperature 20-30 ° C
⚓ Winds: Meltemi
⚓ Sailing season: April to October
Boat and yacht rentals in Mykonos
Boat license requirements for boat hire in Mykonos
The following information applies to persons considering a bareboat charter in Mykonos:
You must have a boat driving license or skipper license and should have experience navigating comparable waters that may be demonstrated via a sailing cv/resume/track record
For coastal and inland waters and boats with engines over 5 hp, you need a recreational craft license
Depending on the area, n SRC (Short Range Certificate) is needed.