Lavrio Yacht Charter Base

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Lavrion Yacht Charter Guide

2 yachts
3 catamarans
Skippered Bareboat

General history/mythology

Laurium or Lavrio or Lavrion (Greek: Λαύριο; Ancient Greek: Λαύριον; before early 11th century BC: Θορικός Thorikos; from Middle Ages until 1908: Εργαστήρια Ergastiria)[2] is a town in southeastern part of AtticaGreece. It is the seat of the municipality of Lavreotiki.[3] Laurium was famous in Classical antiquity for its silver mines, which was one of the chief sources of revenue of the Athenian state. The metallic silver was mainly used for coinage. The Archaeological Museum of Lavrion shows much of the story of these mines.

It is located about 60 km SE of Athens, SE of Keratea and N of Cape Sounio. Laurium is situated on a bay overlooking the island of Makronisos (ancient times: Helena) in the east. The port is in the middle and gridded streets cover the residential area of Lavrio. GR-89 runs through Lavrio and ends south in Sounio.


Base Information

Base manager Christos Geros
(+30) 6932716767
Get directions to our 
Lavrio office

Emergency contact
Miltos Goutos
Tel : +30 6944437410

Base address
Main port, pier in front of Lavrio Sailing club
Business hours: 08:30 am to 19:00 pm

Embarkation time:17:00

Disembarkation time:09:00

Clients must arrive back at base the day before the end of the charter, latest at 18:00 for check out procedures, (refuel, diver's check, etc). They have free overnight and they can disembark the yacht the next day at 0900 am.

Place of embarkation

Main port, pier in front of Lavrio Sailing club
Get directions and more useful information about Lavrio base in the following link

How to get at the base

Athens Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" is located 40 km from Lavrion port.
Local Bus: There is a public bus with the stopover in Markopoulo every half an hour till 22:00 pm. driving distance of about 40 minutes and the ticket costs € 4. 
Taxi: You can find easily taxis at Athens Airport. The drive costs approx. € 40-50/taxi. 
The link leads to Lavrio base map and you can get directions to our office and other useful information


There are several supermarkets around Lavrio Port. Your provisions can be also organized by  FYLY Yachting team,(upon request). Then your order will be on board upon your arrival. 

Transfer facilities

Available upon request

General Information

Port authorities

Our base manager will arrange everything with Port Authorities. The only thing we require from the skipper of the charter is to have with him his original sailing license in English language and to send us two weeks prior to his charter a copy of his sailing license.


Weather forecast

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 messages several times a day for the area.
VHF frequencies
A radio 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 (Piraeus) 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


In case you need hotel accommodation, we suggest:

Sharon Hotel: at the 60th km of the road Lavrio - Sounio, 19500, Sounio, Attica
Tel: +302292039144 , Fax: +30 2292039045

Rest/Café/Bar: There is a variety of restaurants, bars and cafe in Lavrion town.

Sailing license

The law in Greece is that the captain must possess a valid sailing license in English language.  VHF license is not required to charter a yacht in Greece.



Local - navigation taxes

The VAT in Greece is at 24%. There are no local navigation taxes.

Language speaking

Greek & English

Doctors-hospital Health center department of General hospital Gennimatas
Tel: +302292320300

Time difference
GMT + 2


Port facilities 
Water and 220V power are available on the quay. 
Neither showers nor toilets (public WC) are available in Lavrion. Taverns/ restaurants are a solution for some people.
Fuel is delivered on the quay by a car-tanker.
A 24-hour taxi stand is also found at the central square of Lavrion. Though it is better to ask our base manager to call one for you.
ATM cash point and many Banks are located in town, which is about 10 minutes walk from the boats.
Parking area (unguarded, quite safe) is also located into the marina. The best option is to park the car into the port-police courtyard.


n case you need hotel accommodation, we suggest:

Sharon Hotel: at the 60th km of the road Lavrio - Sounio, 19500, Sounio, Attica
Tel: +302292039144 , Fax: +30 2292039045

Rest/Café/Bar: There is a variety of restaurants, bars and cafe in Lavrion town.

Bareboat yacht charters, Lavrio base
mystique sundeck


Lavrio Yacht Charter Base
Charter Type
Luxury yacht with professional crew (2 or more) and full amenities including water toys.
A bareboat yacht including a professional skipper and a hostess.
With the proper certification, you can sail the yacht yourself- no crew or water toys included.
Sailing area
Mykonos, Santorini, Paros, Naxos and more
Rhodes, Patmos, Kos, Symi and more
Corfu, Kefalonia, Lefkas, Zakynthos and more
Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonnisos, Skyros and more
Hydra, Salamis, Aegina, Spetses and more
Yacht Type
One of the major advantages of a catamaran is their inherent stability.
Powerboats have low clearance and they give significantly better speed and range.
A Monohull will tack quickly, is much more manoeuvrable and is faster to respond to the helm.

Available yachts in Lavrio Yacht Charter Base