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The Aegean Sea around Ikaria is a sailing paradise and the short distance between Ikaria and its island neighbor, Fourni Islands, makes Ikaria's south coast an ideal base for day sailing trips. Experience a fun filled day of adventure and sailing to Fourni's beautiful beaches and mysterious hidden coves. The Fourni Islands, also known as the "Pirate Islands", used to be a haven for pirate ships!
The sailing trip features stops for snorkelling and swimming at different coves and beaches and the option to have lunch at seaside taverna or onboard. Departures are from either Agios Kirikos yacht marina or Faros Beach, and multi-day bareboat or crewed charters are also available for those wishing to visit other Greek Islands as a compliment to their stay in Ikaria.
Departing from Ikaria you will setoff bearing east and after a pleasant 10nm morning sail you will arrive after 1.5 hrs at Petrokopio Beach in the Fourni Islands Chain. After swimming, snorkelling and relaxing at the beach you will sail again a short distance to Kambi Beach for another swim and the option to have a delicious lunch at one of the seafood tavernas on the beach. Fourni is a fisherman's island and famous for their fresh and affordable seafood and lobster. Guests are welcome to assist in sailing or just relax and enjoy. An optional final stop depending on the weather and time available is in the picturesque port town of Fourni. Return to Agios Kirikos marina or Faros Beach is in the late afternoon. Suitable for all ages.
On trips that depart from Faros, guests depart from the beach where Captain Kostas will be waiting to transport you via private dinghy the short distance out to your anchored sailing yacht.