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Accompaniment

English

Group composition

Adults and Young Families

Duration

14 days

Flotilla sailing from Lefkas

The Ithaca flotilla is an English flotilla and lets you discover the treasures of the Ionian Sea. Explore dramatic rocky cliffs, private beaches, ancient fortresses and fragrant pine forests, while the sheltered harbor of Lefkas leads to the gentle waters of the Ionian Sea, where the islands of Ithaka, Kefalonia and Meganisi are waiting to be explored.

Ideal for novice sailors and families, you'll experience the Ionian Sea's most must-see sights with a group of new friends on your two-week Ithaca flotilla.

Flotilla sailing from Lefkas

Fully equipped yachts

All yachts in this flotilla come with
  • 24/7 telephone service from Tubber
  • English guidance
  • Towels
  • Clean linen
  • Blankets
  • Dinghy
  • Final cleaning
  • Full fuel tank
  • Full gas bottle for cooking and a full water tank
Flotilla sailing from Lefkas, where everyone can enjoy

Flotilla sailing from Lefkas, where everyone can enjoy

Embark on a two-week flotilla sailing holiday in the sparkling Ionian Sea, sailing between the Heptanese Islands and mainland Greece as you discover a yachtsman's paradise.

You'll join a group of friends, families and fellow sailors eager to explore the islands of Greece's beautiful west coast, sail alone or in small groups during the day, and gather with your flotilla every afternoon to enjoy social activities on deck and on the deck. shore. Enjoy deliciously fresh Greek seafood, try exciting water sports and visit picturesque fishing villages, all while cruising the calm waters of the beautiful Ionian Sea.

Comeplete freedom during the Ithaca flotilla

Because the weather here is often calm and the distances are fairly short, this flotilla is ideal for families with children. During a sailing day you therefore have enough time to regularly take a swimming or lunch break. You may be taking part in a group holiday, but so you have all the freedom and there are no social obligations. We are happy to advise you on the best place to anchor around the islands during your sunny sailing holiday in Greece.

Sailing climate of the Ionian Sea

The area around Lefkas and Ithaca has an excellent climate for sailing in the summer. Summers are long, hot and dry. The seawater has a pleasant temperature early in the year. The wind is quite constant with wind force between 3 and 5 Beaufort. Perfect sailing weather. Ideal for beginners and families with children. Flotilla sailing in Ithaca starts with Tubber!

Experienced flotilla guidance

At Tubber you get the best service! Our flotilla guides are passionate and experienced sailors.

Quality yachts

Young and very well maintained yachts. All yachts in the Tubber flotilla are from 1 owner, so we can offer the best service with our own service during the flotilla.

All in Tubber package

All yachts in the Tubber flotilla have an all-inclusive flotilla package. Outboard motor, towels, linen, final cleaning and a welcome pack, it's all included!

The English Flotilla Guidance

Of course, a successful sailing holiday depends on the weather, the sun, the sea and the flotilla guidance. In addition to conviviality, safety is of course very important during the sailing holiday. During the Ithaca flotilla, professional English-speaking guidance is available on the mothership who are always ready for mooring and anchoring. They also plot the route (with input from the participants) and keep an eye on the weather for everyone. There is no fixed flotilla supervisor in these weeks offered, so that can differ. However, they are all eager to give you a great experience in Greece.

The English Flotilla Guidance

Flotilla dates

Week 1

Still available
04/06/2023 - 18/06/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 2

Still available
11/06/2023 - 25/06/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 3

Still available
18/06/2023 - 02/07/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 4

Still available
25/06/2023 - 09/07/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 5

Still available
02/07/2023 - 16/07/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 6

Still available
09/07/2023 - 23/07/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 7

Still available
16/07/2023 - 30/07/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 8

Still available
23/07/2023 - 06/08/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 9

Still available
30/07/2023 - 13/08/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 10

Still available
06/08/2023 - 20/08/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 11

Still available
13/08/2023 - 27/08/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 12

Still available
20/08/2023 - 03/09/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 13

Still available
27/08/2023 - 10/09/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 14

Still available
03/09/2023 - 17/09/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Week 15

Still available
10/09/2023 - 24/09/2023
Ithaca
14 days

Example route

This route is an example route. The route can be changed based on factors like the weather.
A narrow authentic street in the old center of Lefkada town

Day 1

Check in in Lefkada
Collect your yacht, meet the lead crew and meet your new flotilla friends at the base in the pretty town of Lefkada. You'll have time to resupply your yacht and soak up the relaxed Mediterranean atmosphere before setting off for a two-week adventure on the Ionian Sea. Enjoy a meal at a local tavern or get to know each other better at a waterfront bar.
Lefkada city at sunset

Day 2

Lefkada - Vlikho, Lefkada
Your first trip on the water will take you south out of the marina and through the narrow channel that separates Lefkas from the mainland. Embrace the coast and continue south, enjoying the view of the mountainous coastline of Lefkas until the mouth of Vlikho Bay opens up in front of you. This large, sheltered anchorage is the perfect overnight stop for your first night away from the marina, giving you the chance to explore some of the charming Greek towns along the waterfront.
Port of Sivota

Day 3

Vlikho - Sivota, Lefkada
Leave Vlikho in your wake and continue your journey south along the coast of the island. You will pass the small Skorpios and the larger island of Meganisi, which you will get to know better later. Swing east around the headland at Mokros Gialos and enter the second bay, where the village of Sivota awaits. This photogenic spot has fragrant pine forests and olive groves to explore, as well as a handful of fun bars and restaurants dotted along the scenic waterfront.
Sailing yachts and catamarans lie in a bay near Lefkada with turquoise blue water and green environment

Day 4

Sivota - Kioni, Ithaca
Head south from the bay at Sivota and prepare for your first island hop Sailing past Arkoudi Island en route through the turquoise Ionian Sea to nearby Ithaca. Cruise along the beautiful eastern shore of the island until you reach Kioni, tucked into a sheltered bay with gently rolling hills. This tranquil spot is quintessential Greece, so soak up the atmosphere with a lazy afternoon on the beach or in the bar.
Vathy city in Ithaca

Day 5

Kioni - Vathy, Ithaca
Continue south past picturesque Ithaca until the island retreats to a narrow stretch of land barely 400 meters wide. Here you will find the Kolpos Molou Bay, and through a narrow entrance the town of Vathy. This sleepy village is actually the capital of Ithaca, and here you can learn about the island's history in museums devoted to archaeology, folklore and culture.
Sailboat on water

Day 6

Free sailing day
Now that you've had time to get used to your yacht and develop your confidence on the water, these two free sailing days are a chance to explore the hidden treasures of the Ionian Sea. Circle around to the west coast of Ithaca or head east across the Ionian Sea to the dispersed islands of Atokos, Makri, Vromonas and Modi. If you're not sure where to go, your lead team will provide you with local recommendations and up-to-date weather reports to make sure you make the right choice.
Cheerful children in a flotilla during a sailing holiday in Greece

Day 7

Free sailing day
With two free days of sailing to make the most of it, venture further afield and visit Greek highlights beyond the flotilla route. Head to the southern and eastern coasts of Kefalonia and explore an island known for its beautiful beaches, culture-rich cities and vibrant nightlife. Take advantage of your two days off sailing with exciting day trips alone or with your new flotilla friends.
Wood fired bread

Day 8

Agia Efimia, Kefalonia
The fleet reunites in the pretty town of Agia Efemia on the east coast of Kefalonia. Home to some of the best food on this island, you'll want to stop for a meal at a waterfront tavern to sample the fresh seafood and wood-fired bread on offer in this idyllic spot.
Fiskardo beach

Day 9

Agia Efimia - Fiskardo, Kefalonia
Sail north along the craggy peninsula that juts out like a bony finger from the northeast coast of Kefalonia. With Ithaca to starboard and Kefalonia to port, the views on this part of the journey are beautiful indeed. Moor at glamorous Fiskardo to explore a city beloved by the rich and famous, and known as the St. Tropez of Greece for a reason.
Flotilla group together

Day 10

Fiskardo - Port Leone, Kalamos
Unfold the sails and let yourself be carried away by the wind over the gentle Ionian Sea. Sail east past the northern end of Ithaca and verdant Arkoudi, squeezing the channel between the islands of Kastos and Kalamos. Tucked away in a picturesque bay on the west side of Kalamos is the abandoned village of Port Leone. This tranquil spot is a Mediterranean ghost town of ruined houses, with a local church and olive press still used by villagers from neighboring Fiskardo.
Kalamos town with a sea view

Day 11

Port Leone - Kalamos town, Kalamos
A short cruise east along the coast of Kalamos takes you to the small village of the same name. Moor in the harbor and step ashore to explore a traditional Greek town of quiet cobbled streets, lively taverns and quaint shops. If you are lucky, you can even see dolphins swimming and playing in the clear blue water.
Sailboat in low water

Day 12

Free sailing day
Use the last of your free sailing days to explore the eastern shores of the Ionian Sea. You can discover the coves, beaches and coves of mainland Greece, as well as the island of Kastos and the natural paradise of Mesolongi National Park. Make the most of the last day of free sailing and cruise the sailor's playground of the Ionian Sea.
Eastern coastlines of Meganisi

Day 13

Port Athens, Meganisi
After your last day off, the flotilla will reunite for another evening ashore. Head to the east coast of beautiful Meganisi, spread like a hand with many fingers over the flawless blue cover of the Ionian Sea. Sail to the deep and sheltered Port Athens, where you'll find a cluster of traditional Mediterranean houses crowding around the picturesque harbor. Enjoy traditional Greek dances and delicious seafood at the local tavern with your flotilla companions.
Bridge of Lefkada harbour at sunset

Day 14

Port Athens - Lefkada
On the last part of your flotilla adventure, you will return to base in Lefkada Marina. Sail north from Port Athens and slowly make your way past the islands of Skorpios and Sparti as you hug the coast of mountainous Lefkas. Take your time and enjoy your last day on the sparkling Ionian Sea, or return early and enjoy all that Lefkada has to offer.
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