Saronikos Gulf

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An online cruising guide for yachts sailing around the Saronikos Gulf.

37°45.526'N, 023°28.502'E Chart icon.png
There are Port(s) of Entry here
SalamisZeaMikrolimanoFaliroKalamakiGlyfadhaVoulaVouliagmeniLavrioFlevesAnavissosSounioSpetsesPorto HeliErmioniHydraGalatasPorosVathiKrasopanayiaAngistriAeginaPalea EpidhavrosKorfosKechriesCorinth Canal
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Sattelite View of the Saronikos Gulf - ''For details click on a name or an area''

The Saronikos Gulf (Σαρωνικός Κόλπος) or Saronic Gulf is the body of water of Athens and the playground of the Athenians. It is the most crowded area in Greece, full of large ships, fast ferries, motor cruisers, fishing boats, and sailboats. All the marinas are full with long waiting lists. It will be hard for a visiting yacht to find a berth here.

On the north of the gulf is the coast of Attika (coast of Athens) and to the west and south is the coast of the Peloponnese.

Charts

BA
1657 Saronikós Kólpos
Imray-Tetra
G14 Saronic and Argolic Gulf
NIMA
54344 Saronicos Kolpos & K. Petalion
Greek
413 Saronikos Kolpos

Weather

The weather in the gulf is like in the Aegean but less severe than in the Cyclades.

For details see Aegean Sea.

Currents & Tides

Both currents and tides are weak.

Passages

Communication

  • Coast Guard - VHF channel 12
  • Weather - VHF channel 86
  • Olympia Radio - VHF channels 27, 28, and 88

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

Warning: Crossing the gulf from north to south you have to cross the shipping lanes. Cross them, if possible, vertically. Do monitor your VHF but most large ships, including ones of the Greek Navy, rarely respond to a hail.

Berthing

Attika Coast West Saronikos Other
Agios Kosmas Marina Agios Kosmas Marina/wiki/Agios_Kosmas_Marina Marina icon – marina |
AnavissosAnavissos/wiki/Attika_Coast Anchorage icon – anchorage |
Faliro Faliro /wiki/Faliro Marina icon – marina |
FlevesFleves/wiki/Attika_Coast Island icon – island |Anchorage icon – anchorage |
Glyfadha Marinas 1,2, & 3 Glyfadha Marinas 1,2, & 3 /wiki/Glyfadha_Marinas_1,2,_%26_3 Marina icon – marina |
Glyfadha Marina 4 Glyfadha Marina 4 /wiki/Glyfadha_Marina_4 Marina icon – marina |
Kalamaki-Alimos Marina Kalamaki-Alimos Marina /wiki/Kalamaki-Alimos_Marina Marina icon – marina |
Lavrio Harbor Lavrio Harbor /wiki/Lavrio_Harbor Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |
Lavrio Olympic Marine Lavrio Olympic Marine /wiki/Lavrio_Olympic_Marine Port of entry icon – port of entry |Marina icon – marina |
Marina Voulas Marina Voulas /wiki/Marina_Voulas Marina icon – marina |
Marina Vouliagmenis Marina Vouliagmenis /wiki/Marina_Vouliagmenis Port of entry icon – port of entry |Marina icon – marina |
Mikrolimano Mikrolimano /wiki/Mikrolimano Marina icon – marina |Needs data icon – needs data |
PiraeusPiraeus/wiki/Attika_Coast Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
SounioSounio/wiki/Attika_Coast Anchorage icon – anchorage |
Zea Martina Zea Martina /wiki/Zea_Martina Port of entry icon – port of entry |Marina icon – marina |
Aliki BeachAliki Beach/wiki/Poros Anchorage icon – anchorage |
GalatasGalatas/wiki/Poros Anchorage icon – anchorage |
KechriesKechries/wiki/West_Saronikos Anchorage icon – anchorage |
KorfosKorfos/wiki/West_Saronikos Harbour icon – harbour |
KrasopanayiaKrasopanayia/wiki/West_Saronikos Anchorage icon – anchorage |
Palea EpidhavrosPalea Epidhavros/wiki/West_Saronikos Harbour icon – harbour |
VathyVathy/wiki/West_Saronikos Harbour icon – harbour |
Vidhi BayVidhi Bay/wiki/Poros Anchorage icon – anchorage |
Aegina Aegina /wiki/Aegina Island icon – island |Harbour icon – harbour |Anchorage icon – anchorage |
Angistri Angistri /wiki/Angistri Island icon – island |Harbour icon – harbour |Anchorage icon – anchorage |
Hydra Hydra /wiki/Hydra Island icon – island |Harbour icon – harbour |Anchorage icon – anchorage |
Poros Poros /wiki/Poros Island icon – island |Harbour icon – harbour |Anchorage icon – anchorage |
Salamis Salamis /wiki/Salamis Island icon – island |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
Key to symbols: |Island icon – island |Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data ||

Tourism

See individual ports, anchorages, and islands.

Friends

Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.

Forums

List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)

Links

References & Publications

See Greece.

Comments

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