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Welcome to the endless crystal blue waters and scenic wonders of the Ioanian sea region of Greece, as showcased by Olympian Yachting Cruises. Our company has been created to offer tourists and beach lovers an affordable and luxury dream holiday with comfort, safety and style. Our aim as a family run business is to not only provide the best possible experience for our clients, but to also allow for the flexibility and opportunity this Ioanian Sea region has on offer.

Headquartered in the port of Katakolo south of Patra and overlooking the breathtaking Ionian Sea, our passion for marine tourism and yachting is of the highest order. Olympian Yachting Cruises can provide the ideal platform to prepare, organize and facilitate your sea journey with the hope of making your holiday to the Ioanian Islands, one to remember.

Our luxury boat titled KOURSAROS likewise with our long history of sea navigation and coupled with our experience staff, will guarantee a high level of quality service and indeed sea travel. We will cater for all your requests as best we can, together with the option of either daily and weekly cruises or catering for special events and functions. Share with us our passion for the endless blue sea of the Ioanian Islands as we totally ensure you an unforgettable journey, with many thrills and adventures along the way.

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The Olympian Yachting Cruises offers the follows:

  1. Lefkada – Meganisi = 12 Miles
  2. Meganisi – Kalamos = 14 Miles
  3. Kalamos – Ithaki (Bathi) = 15 Miles
  4. Ithaki (Bathi) – Kefalonia (Agia Efimia) = 16 Miles
  5. Kefalonia (Agia Efimia) – Kefalonia (Fiskardo) = 13 Miles
  6. Kefalonia (Fiskardo) – Lefkada (Sivota) = 13 Miles
  7. Lefkada (Sivota) – Lefkada = 15 Miles
  8. Nafpaktos -Patra
  9. Patra – Oxia
  10. Oxia – Ithaki
  11. Kefalonia – Paxi
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The beginning of the trip, the number of stops or destination is your choice. Our experienced crew will ensure you have the trip of a lifetime.

Our Yacht

Yacht Koursaros
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Koursaros Yacht

Main and technical info

  • Year made/reconstruction/maker: 1994 / 2014 / canados 58
  • 17,65 m or 58 ft
  • Beam: 5,10 m or 16,8 ft
  • Draft: 1,70 m or
  • Length overall: 5,6 ft
  • Engines: 2 x 820 hp man
  • Cruising speed: 21 knots
  • Maximum speed: 25 knots
  • Built: 1991
  • Total major refit: 2014
  • Generators: 17 kva kohler
  • Fuel consumption (engines): 260 lt/hr or 72 u.s.g./hr(minimum consumption)
  • Fuel consumption (generator) : 6 lt/hr or 1,6 u.s.g./hr
  • Fuel capacity: 3.500 lt or 925 u.s.g.
  • Fresh water capacity: 1.000 lt or 264 u.s.g.
  • Crew: 2 (experienced captain and a steward/cook who is specialised in traditional greek menu).
  • Location port: Katakolo (ideal cruise area: ionian islands

** available also for daily cruises around peloponnese and ionian islands at daily rate.

Accommodation

  • Saloon area: leather shaped settee, sofa, coffee table, dinner table, frigo bar, 32″ sony bravia tv with games port, dvd player, stereo (tuner, cd, mp3, aux accepts ipod), 220v sockets cabins: 3 (1 master queen cabin, 2 x twin bedded cabins.
  • Sleeping guests: 8
    en suite wc’s for all cabins.
  • All cabins: air conditioning individually controlled, own toilet and shower, games port, stereo (tuner, cd, dvd, mp3, aux accepts ipod), 220v socket.
  • Master cabin: queen size bed, walk-in closet, desk, 23″ sony bravia tv, wc.
  • Stbd cabin: two single berths plus pullman bed, closet, berth drawers, wc.
  • Port cabin: two single berths, closet, berth drawers, overhead lockers, wc.
  • Crew cabin: completely separated from guests
  • Daily protocol: 12 guests for daily cruises (without sleeping)

Accommodation

No. of guest cabins: 2
Dinette Sleeps: 1
No. of guest berths: 4
No. of crew cabins:
No. of WC: 1
No. of crew berths: –

Entertainment

  • A full set of indoor and outdoor toys are at your disposal each and every day.
  • Fishing gear, dvd, books, cards and chess are also available

Facilities

  • Navigation and communications: 2 chart plotters, radar, sounder, meteo, navtex, ais, 2 vhf radios, 3 handheld.
  • Fully equipped with latest navigation and safety equipment.
  • Flybridge: lshaped sette, bimini, pilot station
  • Main deck: saloon/dining room, pilot station, galley fully equipped, sun mattresses forward, dinner table aft, sun shades, shower, tender boat with 25 hp.
  • Insurance of third party liability – injuring.

Koursaros II Yacht

Main and technical info

Builder – Designer

  • Manufacturer: Bavaria
  • Country of built: Germany
  • Model: 37 Sport Year: 2004

Dimensions

  • LOA: 11.80m / 38.70ft Draft: 0.95m / 3.12ft
  • Beam: 3.99m / 13.09ft LWL: n/a

Materials

  • Hull: GRP Interior wood: Teak wood veneer
  • Deck: GRP Vessel’s color: White and Blue

Cruising Speed

  • 21knots @3200rpm Max Speed: 30knots @3800rpm

Engines

  • Engine(s) Manufacturer: Volvo Type of fuel: Diesel
  • Engine(s) Model: Penta KAD-300Α Bow thruster: Yes
  • Engine(s) Power: 2 X 285HP
  • Type of drive: In/Outboard

Generators / Tanks

  • Manufacturer: Fischer Panda KW: 4KW
  • Tank Capacities
  • Fuel tank: 1000lts
  • Fresh water tank: 250lts

Navigation & Electronics

  • Radar: No GPS/ Plotter: Raymarine RC435i
  • Autopilot: No VHF with DSC/ GMDSS: Garmin VHF 100i
  • Echosounder: Raymarine (of 2016) Steering system: Hydraulic Steering System
  • Air Conditioning

Safety Equipment

  • Dinghy Manufacturer: (of 2016) Plastimo 2.20m EPIRB: McMurdo
  • Dinghy Engine: (of 2016) Tohatsu /4 stroke 2.5HP
  • Fire extinguishers auto: Portable

Additional Info

  • Flag: Greek

Accommodation

No. of guest cabins: 2
Dinette Sleeps: 1
No. of guest berths: 4
No. of crew cabins:
No. of WC: 1
No. of crew berths: –

Our Sailboat

Catamaran Vians
Maria Sailboat Olympian Cruises
Captain John

Catamaran

Main and technical info

TYPE: Catamaran
BUILDER / MODEL: Lagoon 400 S2 01
BUILDING YEAR: 2014

LENGTH: 11.97 m
BEAM: 7.25 m
DRAFT: 1.21 m
MAST HEIGHT OVER WATERLINE: 20.30 m
LIGHT DISPLACEMENT: 10,348 kg

HULL: GRP
DECK: GRP

ENGINES: 2 x 40 hp Yanmar 3JHSCE
ENGINE HOURS: 2900

FULL BATTEN MAINSAIL: 56 m2
SQUARE LOP MAINSAIL: 60,5 m2
FURLING GENOA: 28 m2
GENAKER: 76 m2

INTERIOR FINISH: Grey vertical grain Alp oak and laminated Milano floor

CRUISING SPEED: 9 knots
MAXIMUM SPEED: 10 knots

CONSUMPTION: 10 l / hr

GENERATORS: 1 x 7kW ONAN

FUEL CAPACITY: 480 l
WATER CAPACITY: 600 l
GREY WATER: 2 l

EQUIPMENT: Stainless Capone and manual winches – Navigation lights led – Waterproof speakers in cockpit – Oven with grill – Radio MP3 CD player with 2 internal speakers in living room – Navigation Raymarine 2013 in lounge and cockpit – – VHF ,
GPS PLOTTER 7” in cockpit – 3 electric winches 2 speed 46.2 STAEH – Lazy bag with cover for main sail – 75 l Refrigerator inox SLIDE in cockpit – Solar panels 3 x 135 W – Freezer 110 L in living room – Refrigerator – Microwave with grill – TV – Fans – 48000 BTU air conditioning in cabins, toilets and saloon – Highfield 2.80 m tender with Yamaha 4 hp outboard – EPIRB – 18 maps Greek water pilot – 12 fenders – Delta anchor with 100 m anchor chain – Log/Speedometer – Aft windlass – Autopilot – Electric anchor winch

REGISTRY: Commercial license for 10 pax

Accommodation

ACCOMMODATION:
4 Guest cabins
4 Bathrooms
Convertible sofa in saloon
Double bed & 2 Crew cabins

Maria Sailing Yacht

Main and technical info

Brand: Bavaria Yachts
Charter boat type: sailboat
Charter yacht model: Bavaria 42
Yacht built: 2000
Yacht overall length: 13.40m
Yacht beam: 3.95m
Yacht weight: 8,400.00kg

Accommodation

ACCOMMODATION:
Max. berths: 9
Berths: 8+1
Cabins: 4
WC: 2

Captain John Sailing Yacht

Main and technical info

TYPE: Sailing Yacht
BUILDER / MODEL: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 43’ (France)
BUILDING YEAR: 2003

LENGTH: 13.21 m
BEAM: 4.19 m
DRAFT: 1.60 m
DISPLACEMENT: 9,300 kg
BALLAST: 2,955 kg

HULL: GRP
DECK: Teak

ENGINES: 1 x 75 hp Yanmar Turbo diesel
ENGINE HOURS: 4300
MAXIMUM SPEED: 10 knots

FUEL CAPACITY: 200 lt
WATER CAPACITY: 400 lt

EQUIPMENT: Refrigerator – Hot water – CD Player – GPS Garmin 7”– VHF – Speedometer – Depth sounder – Wind Speed – Autopilot – Life raft – Tender with outboard – Electric anchor – Lazy Jacks – Furling Genoa – Bimini top – Spray hood – Bow thruster – mainsail Quantam – Genoa Quantam – lazy pack – Sprayhood – New tender 2.40 m with new 2.3 hp outboard motor

Accommodation

ACCOMMODATION:
4 Cabins with 10 berths
Convertible table in saloon
3 WC

FAQ's

When should i make the booking for my cruise?

You can make you booking by either ringing Kathy on +30 697 189 5959 or by emailing info@olympiancruises.com

Where can i keep my valuables on the yacht?

The yacht has a safe where you can keep all your valuables. This is extremely secure and only accessible by the captain with a key. We can discuss this further prior to your departure.

What should i know about my insurance?

There is an existing insurance policy for public liability and for the third party incidents relative to and coverage for all the passengers (As per regulation 4256/2014).

Are there any medical and medicine provisions on the yacht?

The captain has basic first aid skills and is the right person to provide first aid to anyone who needs help, during the cruise. We also have medical emergency contacts with all the islands and ports and have the ability to make emergencies, a priority. Also aboard we have a range of medicines and a first aid kit, to cater for sea sickness and more. Please discuss your medical needs prior to departure to ensure we have the right medications on board. We also insist that any prior medical condition be disclosed with us, prior to departure.

What kind of services does the luxury yacht offer?

The yacht has the ability to sustain a crew of two people being, the captain and a hostess. We also offer the opportunity to guide you to different sites and islands and with the ability to do any kind of fishing you desire (certain types of fishing gear is provided). We also offer a range of sea games including canoeing, inflatable ring, snorkeling and basic sea diving during your journey. As a menu we offer traditional Greek cuisine and prior to your journey, you can also request a personal preference of food and drinks.

Additionally on the cruise at an extra charge, we are able to organize and facilitate on request events or boat parties, to suit your travel needs. Finally, based on your choice of islands that is included on the cruise schedule, we can organize the travel and guide within the actual islands we visit inclusive of restaurants, shops, scenic tours, events and much more.

What does the master cabin of the yacht offer in terms of space and comfort?

The master cabin offers a range of options and space including, a bathroom, LCD TV, radio, air conditioner and a safe, to store your valuables and personal items.

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