Welcome Aegean Sailing Rally to
Pythagorio - Samos, Greece!
Sailing in the Greek Islands
The Greek islands of Samos, Kos, and Rhodes are
one of the most famous yachting destinations in the
world. Sailing from Samos in the Eastern Aegean Sea
you can discover unspoiled Greek islands off the
beaten track as well as famous cosmopolitan Greek
Island destinations. It is also the best way to discover
the western Turkish coast from Kusadasi, Bordrum
and Marmaris. If you enjoy sailing, Samos Island is
for your summer sailing holidays. You can discover
small laid-back Greek island destinations (Samiopoula,
Agathonisi, Arki, Leros, and Lipsi), beautiful beach
destinations, quaint fishing villages and historic sites.
There are castles, fortresses, monasteries, temples,
and churches perch on hilltops while at the ports and
towns you will experience vibrant cosmopolitan areas,
with intimate cafes, tavernas and nightclubs to
explore. You can find many charter companies to
charter a sailing yacht from Pythagorio - Samos new
marina, Kos new marina or Mandrake - Rhodes
marina for your summer sailing holidays.
Samos Island is a perfect sailing destination in the world, and as a result the Aegean Sailing Rally
takes place every year in Pythagorio, Samos, Greece. Contestants from all over Greece and abroad
compete in the country's oldest and most prestigious sailing regatta. Although the sailing route
encompasses a number of islands, the Greek island of Samos, close to the Turkish coast, is surely
one of the most scenic landmarks on the itinerary. The Aegean rally is a nationwide sailing festival
with many glamorous events preceding and following the regatta. From super yachts and sport-
racers to classics, all vessels great and small participate. The event is organized by the Hellenic
Offshore Racing Club (HORC). The overall distance covered varies between 250 and 400 nautical
miles, depending on the itinerary.
Aegean Sailing Rally
The 2012 Aegean Sailing Rally will take place between May 18th and June 2nd. The Greek island of
Samos is already looking forward to the 2012 arrangements and festivities for the 2012 Aegean
Rally, which is one of the highlights of the sailing season in the island. The unique combination of
the Greek islands between Samos and Kos and the Turkish coast between Bodrum and Marmaris
provide the backdrop for this exciting sailing experience. The 49th Aegean Sailing Rally starts on
May 18, 2012 in Instabul, Turkey and sails to Kusadasi, Turkey. The Rally arrives to
Pythagorio, Samos, Greece on May 20, 2012. The first race takes place from Pythagorio,
Samos to Arki Island on May 22, 2012. Then the rally continues from Arki to the Greek islands
of Patmos, Lipsos, & Kalymnos and then continues on to Bodrum & Marmaris Turkey. More
information will be posted as soon as it becomes available regarding the festivities in Samos.
The Aegean Sailing rally in 2013 will start on Friday July 19 in Faliro (near Athens) then will go to
Syros, Patmos, Koufonisi (near Naxos Island) & back to Sounio.
Sailing in the Greek Islands
Samos, Kos, and Rhodes, Greece are the most famous
islands in the world for sailing.
The Greek islands is your perfect summer sailing holiday.
WELCOME TO SAMOS AND THE GREEK ISLANDS OFF THE BEATEN PATH !
where you can enjoy the crystal clear Aegean Sea under an unforgettable sunshine with the warm
hospitality of the friendly people. Enjoy Sailing the Greek Islands !!!
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Greek Islands Sailing Weather
The best time for sailing in the Greek islands is May, June, September, and October. During July
and August the winds, "meltemia" in Greek, are strong but only last around 4 to 7 days. In the
Nothern Aegean Sea the winds blow from NE and in the South Aegean Sea (Dodecanese islands)
blow from NW.
Due to "meltemia" is best to sail south to the Dodecanese islands from Samos Island during July and
August. Read more about the weather in the Greek Islands.
|Right Views of the Harbor of
Symi Island, Greece
AEGEAN SAILING REGATTA
The 2011 Aegean Sailing Regatta will take place on August 21, 2011 from Karlovassi, Samos and
will end on Rhodes Island on August 26, 2011. The Aegean Sailing Regatta is 140 nautical miles
route with stops at Lakki on Leros Island and Paloi on Nisyros, Island, Greece.
The opening ceremony is on Saturday August 20, 2011 at 9:00 PM. Also, on Friday August 19, 2011
there is a beach party in Potami Beach near Karlovassi at 9:00 PM.
2011 Aegean Sailing Rally
The 2011 Aegean Sailing Rally will take place from July 15 through the 25th. The rally starts and
ends in Faliro Bay near Athens, with stops at the islands of Amorgos, Samos, and Oinousses. On
Monday July 18, 2011 the 37 sailing boats will arrive in Samos Island, in the port of Pythagorio. As
usual social events, festivities, and ceremonies will take place in Samos Island. On Wednesday July
20th, the Aegean Sailing Rally program includes an off shore competitive race in Pythagorio Samos,
Greece, which is followed by a social occasion that will feature the local cuisine and wines. On
Thursday July 21, 2011 the boats are sailing off to the island of Oinousses, which is located between
Chios Island and the Turkish coast.
|Views of Pythagorio, Samos above
|Views of Samos Island Karlovassi Marina & Pythagorio Harbor above
|Links to more travel information, Greek island
excursions, day trips & island hopping:
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