Proud and aesthetically pleasing, Galaxidi flaunts its maritime heritage represented by the brave sailors who used to navigate the southern Greek coasts often found shelter in the two natural harbors of the little town.
News from the Land of Odysseus is not all that good these days and the Greece yacht charter system apparently is suffering as well. At first it seemed that only the private sector of the yachting industry was affected but now it seems that also the professionals are beginning to feel the blows.
The second hand yacht market these days is on the rise. With the economy in countries like Greece dropping to worrying lows, more and more people are beginning to make budget cuts and the first things to go are usually the ones that are the most luxurious and costly to maintain. For many Greece owners, boats are the first on the list to go.