We are the Mini Flotilla pioneers
Our flotilla sailing option is a cross between a traditional flotilla with a dedicated lead boat and a bareboat charter. We call them mini flotillas because we like to keep things intimate by only having small groups of 3 or 4 yachts rather than the traditional 10 to 15 yachts like larger companies.
For flotilla sailing, we expect skippers to be certificated and able to manage most routine situations such as stern too mooring in port. However, if you are unsure what to do, one of our skipper/instructors won’t be far away to give advice on the radio, mobile phone or give direct assistance. Because we ask for a certain level of ability, this avoids the need to come into port early to ensure quayside slots, and means that you can stay out later in order to enjoy the afternoon breezes. We will do our best not to raft you like other commercial flotillas do. You wont be the inside yacht waiting all morning for 15 yachts to leave so you can go sailing.
Our mini flotillas give a sense of security to those new to skippering or who are in an area that’s new to them, because our skipper/instructors oversee the sailing and are never far away should you need them (even if bad weather was to come in). Should you have any maintenance problems, our skippers will be able to help you contact the relevant assistance. Please see our prices page for our details.
Our flotilla sailing yachts range in sizes from 30 to 50 feet with our very own yacht, Helena (check her out on the prices page). We are covered by a local 24 hour emergency breakdown service in case of any problems encountered whilst sailing.
- Fully functional yacht
- Welcome pack to help start your holiday
- Mini flotilla, no more than 5 yachts (keeping the personal touch, personal)
- Guidance and instruction when you want it from our professional skippers
- Personal one-on-one briefings for route choice and recommended lunch stops
- VHF cover 24/7
- Skipper 24/7, no more than 50 meters from your yacht in harbour for your safety
- Stern too mooring instruction anytime throughout your holiday
- End of Charter cleaning
“Our Symbolic Wedding - First I want to say a big Thank You for all the organizing you did for us. Our wedding was a big surprise and exactly how we wanted to do it. We had an amazing night and wouldn't have changed a thing. Ben did a incredible job, we were so happy.
The sailing week was great! We really enjoyed the new experience and we will be happy to promote Ben's company to our friends.”
- M Reggentin
“My best ever holiday. So cool. Great for teenagers and families. I got to spend loads of time with my dad, mates, learning to sail, swimming, sunbathing, snorkelling, diving, surfing on the SUP board etc. Sleeping on deck was brilliant and we stayed somewhere new every day. Superb from start to finish, and I've told dad we should only ever go with Ben”
- H Mitchell
“5 STARS - This is the 4th trip we've done with Activity Holidays Greece and the 1st since Ben took over the business.
If you want to sail the Ionian bareboat but with the comfort blanket of knowing experienced skippers are only a radio shout away and always on hand to assist with mooring then you can't fault these guys.
Small enough to care but big enough to cope sounds like a worn out tune but it really does sum them up.
Ben likes to run no more than about 5 boats in his flotilla - his own 2 for sail training and the others bareboat or with an experienced skip onboard.
We'll definitely be back next year.”
- Trevor & Helen