While trying to improve Greece’s touristic image abroad, more and more locals, especially younger ones, are taking active measures to show foreign visitors that their country has a lot to offer and that the recent image of an economically instable land full of turmoil is largely untrue.

The YachtCheck® quality initiative started by YachtBooker a few years back which basically gives quality stars to charter operators based on a number of fixed requirements has proven to be a success among our yacht charter customers. So, today, at the beginning of a new year, we are proud to announce the winner of the 2011 YachtCheck® Award.

For those who hope to get a mooring place in the town port of Rhodes in eastern Greece during the high season, it’s like looking for a needle in a haystack. However, Mandraki marina is a great place to start your Mediterranean adventure, among the Dodecanese islands or even the Turkish coast.

If you're into sunbathing on breathtaking beaches then you've come to the right place, Skiathos has some of the best and most secluded stretches of sand a sailing enthusiast can wish for when visiting Greece. And since the night life isn't too shaby here either, Skiathos could be considered a good alternative for a young and intrepid sailing enthusiast.

The region of the Ionian islands is famous among the yacht charter circuit for providing the perfect setting for those who are experiencing sailing for the first time in their life. Islands like Corfu, Paxi, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kefalonia and Zakynthos are the playground of beginner skippers in yacht charter Greece.