Sailing Chania

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About Sailing Chania

Private boat trips with skippered sailing yacht in Chania

Hi! I am Nikos, the proud owner and skipper of AVRA, my beautiful 32ft long sailing yacht. Built in 2001 by Jeanneau, Sun Odyssey 32.2 are well known for spacious interior, excellent sailing performance and good build quality. AVRA can accommodate comfortably 4 and max 6 guests.

Under deck fit a saloon, also 2 double cabins and a WC with shower. On the cockpit there is a table and tent, also swimming deck with shower and ladder. In addition to sails there is a 18Hp Yanmar engine to assist when the wind doesn’t favor. Also compass, VHF Radio, GPS and wind/speed/depth log instrument for navigation.

Life-raft, life jackets and all emergency and safety equipment are in our disposal just in case. The saloon has radio-music player, cooker, and fridge. We provide without extra cost snacks and drinks and also a inflatable dingy, snorkeling equipment and free Wi-Fi!

Join us for a unique sailing experience.

A Few Words

Why Sailing?

Sailing is the art of traveling with the power of wind. Offers calmness and peace of mind but also requires body and spirit wellness.

In addition, it is a cheap way to travel, to visit inaccessible beaches and live unforgettable moments. Crete include all necessary ingredients, sun, wind and beautiful beaches with crystal clear waters and Sailing Chania can make it happen.

Book one of Sailing Chania private boat trips in Chania and come to create some memories that last forever!

The Location

Breathtaking Crete

Crete is the largest island of Greece and is located in the south Aegean. Crete has a breathtaking landscape of rare beauty, full of high mountains, gorges, small and well protected bays and beautiful rocky and sandy beaches.

Chania is one of the most popular destinations in Greece so every year the city attracts millions of visitors. Visitors gathering from all over the world to enjoy the sun on the sandy beaches with the crystal clear and turquoise waters, in addition to the Cretan hospitality and the famous Cretan cuisine. The landscape of Chania is dominated by Lefka Ori mountains and is surrounded by many beaches of unique beauty that are ideal for boat trips in Chania. While most of them are very popular and crowded, Creta can always surprise you with the many secret little paradises! Chania is located in the north-west of Crete Island and is the second largest city. Because of the location has been a crossroad for sailors, traders and pirates for more than 5.000 years.

So through the centuries the Venetians, Turks, Egyptians, Jews and Arabs among others have left their mark on architecture, culture and economical growth of the city. Chania is built around the old Venetian town with the countless narrow alleys, the colorful buildings and the medieval fortifications. In the center of Chania stands the large public market full of a wide range of local products but the main attraction is the picturesque Old Venetian Harbour with the famous lighthouse that stands out for centuries.

I’ll will present you in short some of the most known beaches in Chania:


From east to west. Souda Bay and the beaches of Almirida, Kalives, Loutraki, Marathi and Stefanou (Seitan Limania). Chania Bay with the islands Thodorou and Lazaretta and among others the beaches Stavros, Maherida, Kalathas, Agii Apostoli, Agia Marina, Platanias, Afrata and Menies. Kissamos Bay and beaches of Agios Pavlos, Ravdouha and Nopigia.


From north to south. Balos lagoon and Gramvousa island, Falasarna, Elafonissi and Kedrodasos.


From west to east. The beaches of Krios, Pahia Ammos (Paleohora), Gialiskari, Sougia, Domata, Agia Roumeli, Agios Pavlos, Marmara, Loutro, Glyka Nera and Fragokastelo. Also Gavdos Island with the beaches of Potamos, Pirgos, Agiannis, Sarakiniko, Lakoudi and Tripiti.

Book one of our private boat trips in Chania and let’s go explore them!

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