If you want to motor across the open sea without a care in the world, then you’ll want to choose a motorboat with a skipper. If you have a license to drive a motorboat over 30hp though, then you should be renting a motorboat in Cyclades without skipper.
The reason is simple, there is nothing like being at the wheel of the boat with the wind in your hair and nothing but open sea in front of you. In fact, there are over 200 islands in the Cyclades, that may make it difficult to have too much open sea!
The principle remains the same, renting a motorboat without a skipper from Sailogy will give you the freedom to explore the Cyclades. Navigation is simple thank to the modern GPS fitted in the boats. All you need to do is set your destination and keep your eyes open.
The choice is yours whether you stick to the tried and tested trails, cruising from Santorini to Paros, and perhaps Mykonos. Or, you can even create your own trail and visit some of the lesser-known and largely uninhabited islands. Everyone has something unique to offer.
Rent a motorboat in Cyclades without skipper and you’ll get to discover places untouched by human hand, you’ll know what it’s like to be an explorer and gain a real appreciation for the beauty of nature.
However, it is worth noting that the winds can get quite strong during July and August, the peak summer months. They have been known to get as strong as force 8. While this shouldn’t affect your progress in a motorboat, it will make the journey rougher and more challenging.
Think carefully to ensure that your entire crew will be happy with this, if not, May, June, and September are great times to visit.
Of course, the point of you renting a motorboat without a skipper is to explore the Cyclades yourself. It doesn’t hurt to have a plan, there are a lot of islands to see! It’s worth including the following in your itinerary.
Despite being an important commercial center, Delos became uninhabited in the 7th century AD, the 2001 census showed just 14 inhabitants. In fact, because it has been basically uninhabited for such a long time, the architecture has remained in surprisingly good condition.
There are remnants of many different buildings, a testimony to the building powers of the past. It will inspire you. Avoid the official 4-hour long tour and take your time to enjoy the island and it’s rich history, you have the freedom to do this when you rent a motorboat.
Naxos, is the largest island in the group is home to several impressive mountain villages, moor your boat and put on your hiking shoes for a day of hard walking in the sunshine. The experience and the views make it worthwhile.
The volcanic island of Milos has a unique coastline and peculiar rock formations. It also has the highest number of beaches of all the islands in the Cyclades!
Cruise gently around it to find the perfect spot and enjoy a day relaxing, but don’t forget to check out the Roman Theater and the main port of Adamas.
The island of Tinos is a pilgrimage site for Greek Orthodox if you time it right you’ll see thousands of them arriving to pray in the ancient churches. You can join in if you like or simply enjoy the experience.
It doesn’t matter what you want to do or see, the Cyclades have something that will appeal to you. All you need to do is check out Sailogy and arrange to rent a motorboat in Cyclades without a skipper, your adventure starts here.