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Kos Yacht Charter Guide - Cyclades islands
Kos or Cos (/kɒs/; Greek: Κως [kos]) is a Greek island, part of the Dodecanese island chain in the southeastern Aegean Sea, off the Anatolian coast of Turkey. Kos is the third largest island of the Dodecanese by area, after Rhodes and Karpathos; it has a population of 33,388 (2011 census), making it the second most populous of the Dodecanese, after Rhodes. The island measures 40 by 8 kilometres (25 by 5 miles), and is 4 km (2 miles) from the coast of the ancient region of Caria in Turkey. Administratively, Kos constitutes a municipality within the Kos regional unit, which is part of the South Aegean region. The principal town of the island and seat of the municipality is Kos town.
Base Manager: Michalis Kanalis
Telephone Number: + 30 6973747231
Tel : +30 6944437410
VHF base canal
Base addressKos marina,
08:30 - 17:30 Monday to Friday
Saturday: 08:30 - 20:00
Clients arriving late need to inform to make provision to leave the yacht open.
Embarkation time : 17:00
Disembarkation time : 09:00
Place of embarkation
Marina Kos - Pier D
How to get at base
How to reach Kos base from the airport
Kos airport is located 26 km from Kos marina
By Taxi: You can find easily taxis at Kos airport.
Transfers: FYLY Yachts could arrange a transfer for you by mini bus or by taxi (upon request)
The link leads to corfu base map and you can get directions to our offices and other useful information
General Infrastructure of the base
Parking area: Kos marina has a free parking area.
Bank Transactions: In Kos main town you can find several banks.
Opening hours 08:00 – 13:30 Monday – Friday and they all provide ATMs.
Fuel: Upon delivery of the boat, the fuel tanks will be full.
Electricity: The piers in Kos marina are equipped with 220V.
Payable with VISA, MasterCard or cash
Provisions: There is a supermarket and several shops in the marina.
Your provisions can be also organized by the FYLY team (upon request).
Your order will be on board upon your arrival.
Transfer can be arranged upon request. The cost for a pre-booked taxi (4 pax) is EURO 50
25, Akti Kountourioti Street 85300 KOS , DODEKANISSOS , GREECE
Tel.: +30 22420 26594-6 , Fax: +30 22420 24185
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You should always try to get a weather forecast before heading out from land, especially if going more than several miles from shore, as it is difficult to tell at a glance what winds will appear, due to large land masses, mountains and other geographical features. You can use your radio, Navtex or contact the Port Police who receive weather faxes several times a day for the area.
A forecast in Greek and English is given for all Greek waters at 0600, 1000, 1600, 2200 GMT. Add two hours for local time. Gale warnings are given at the beginning of the broadcast and a special security warning on Ch 16 gives all the VHF frequencies for different areas.
General shore stations are as follows:
* Corfu (Kerkira) Ch 02
* Cephalonia Ch 27
* Petalidhi (Kalamata) Ch 83
* Kithera Ch 85
* Perama (Pireaus) Ch 86
* Saronic Ch 25
* Salamis Ch 23
* Siros Ch 04
* Parnis (Khalki) Ch 25
* Pilio (Volos) Ch 60
* Sfendarni (Thessaloniki) Ch 23
* Thasos Ch 85
* Limnos Ch 82
* Lesvos Ch 01
* Khios Ch 85
* Rodhos (Rhodes) Ch 63
* Knossos (Kriti - Crete) Ch 83
* Sitia (Kriti - Crete) Ch 85
According to Greek law, two members of the crew must be experienced. The skipper must hold a valid sailing license the co-skipper can submit an official declaration that they have the knowledge to navigate a sailing yacht.
Local - navigation taxes: None applicable
Language spoken : English
Hospitals - First Aid
The hospital on Kos, at 32 Ippokratus Street (Tel. +30 22420-22300), as well as the regional clinics at Antimacheia (Tel. +30 22420-51230), Asfendiou (Tel. +30 22420-29202), Kardamania (Tel. +30 22420- 91202), Kefalos (Tel. +30 22420- 71230) and Pyli (Tel. +30 22420-41230) and a considerable number of pharmacies can be found on the island will cover all your needs for first aid and medical care.
Eastern European Time
Kos Marina is located one mile SE from Kos old harbor (Entrance: 36° 53' N 27° 18' E) and offers today 250 berths with Mooring lines, water supply, Electricity supply 220 & 380 V from 16 to 125 Amps, Telephone connection, Satellite TV. Kos Marina premises are patrolled 24 hours by guards. Cameras cover all over the complex Kos Marina. Fire Precaution. All piers are equipped with fire stations with fire extinguishers; alarm system; fire hoses with both fresh and seawater circuit. All piers are equipped with emergency stations comprising lifebuoys, lifelines, emergency telephones, and rescue ladders. Also, the Marina of Kos Island offers you Facilities & Services: Pilot speedboat, WC-showers, Trolleys, Parking Lot, Bilge pump out, Sewerage pump out, Waste oil disposal, Refuse containers, Fuel station. Administration Building with Reception, Authorities, Info epicenter, Meeting room & Guests' Suites. Weather report, Internet, telephone and facsimile services are offered in the Marina's Info Centre, where meetings and events can be organized. Bank ATM, Baggage storage and Postal services are available. Shopping center with Kos Marina Panoramic ViewCafeteria-bistro, Restaurant, Super Market, Fruits Market, Laundry, Yachts Chandlers Shops, Safety Equipment, Souvenirs shops, Boutique, Rent a car, Yacht Brokers, Yachting & Travel Agencies. Technical Services: An extensive range of technical services (yacht paint & antifouling, mechanical-Electrical-Electronic repairs, yacht cleaning services, sailmaker, etc.) is available upon request. Only approved technical service contractors are allowed to operate in KOS Marina.
In case you need hotel accommodation, we suggest a couple of hotels which
are located in and near to marina.
Continental Palace: 300 m from Kos marina, 85300, Kos
Tel: +302242022737 Fax: +30 2242023727
Platanitsa Hotel: Psalidi area, 700 m from Kos marina, 85300, Kos
Tel: +302242027551 Fax: +30 2242025029
There is a a shopping center in marina with Cafeteria-Bistro, restaurant,