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There are several beautiful destinations to explore in Piraeus, including the islands of Aegina, Hydra, and Poros. The Saronic Gulf is known for its crystal-clear waters, picturesque islands, and stunning coastline, making it a popular choice for boaters. Another great option is the Athens Riviera, which offers a scenic view of the city's coastline.
If you plan to rent a small motorboat, you generally do not need a license. However, for larger boats, such as yachts, a valid sailing license or equivalent certification is required.
The best time to go boating in Piraeus is from May to October when the weather is warm and sunny, and the seas are calm. July and August can be quite crowded with tourists, so consider traveling in the shoulder seasons of May-June or September-October for a more peaceful experience.
Be sure to bring plenty of sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a swimsuit. It's also a good idea to bring a light jacket or sweater in case it gets chilly, as well as snacks and water to stay hydrated. If you plan to anchor and swim, bring a towel and a change of clothes.
Yes, there are several regulations that you should be aware of when boating in Piraeus. These include staying within the designated boating areas, avoiding protected marine areas, and respecting the local marine life. It's also important to keep a safe distance from other boats and to follow all safety protocols and navigation rules.
Yes, most boat rental companies offer the option to hire a professional skipper for an additional fee. This is a great option for those who are not experienced with boating or who want to sit back and relax while someone else takes care of navigation.