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Sailing charter yachts descend on Greece for inaugural Cyclades Cup Antiparos regatta

By Katie Scott   11 June 2024

Preparing for an exciting three-day event, luxury charter yachts descend on Greece for the inaugural Cyclades Cup. Scheduled to take place from 14-16 June, the first edition of the regatta will feature stunning race courses surrounding the beautiful island of Antiparos.

Divided into three classes (Meltemi Class, Skyphian Class, and the Apollo Class), the Cyclades Cup invites high-performance yachts and Greece yacht charters to test their skills on a selection of courses that showcase some of the most spectacular sights of this iconic Aegean destination.

Sailing yacht charters in Paros

Playing host to both social and racing entries, the Cyclades Cup will open registrations on 13 June with races being held at 11 am on the 14 and 15 June. Also featuring an enticing schedule of social events and parties, there's plenty in store for those attending the event, or watching close by as spectators on Cyclades Islands yacht charters

Here's a look at the participating sailing yacht charters you can expect to see in action during the inaugural Cyclades Cup regatta.

Racing entries


Sailing charter yacht ALMYRA II underway, surrounded by sea

Delivered in the year 2000 and refreshed in 2021, sailing yacht charter ALMYRA II offers flexible accommodation for up to 12 charter guests in a well-appointed five-cabin layout, with interior and exterior designs by Perini Navi.

Benefitting from a range of amenities including Wi-Fi connectivity, air conditioning, and beautifully spacious exterior decks, this Perini Navi yacht charter has effortless grace and is an ideal choice for a scenic Mediterranean yacht charter

Hosting a good range of water toys including a SEABOB, wakeboards, kayaks, scuba diving equipment, and paddleboards, ALMYRA II is well equipped to cater to both family and corporate yacht charters.

Almyra II 50m Perini Navi 2000 12 Guests 5 Cabins 8 Crew from €175,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas


Sailing charter yacht SEABISCUIT, underway at sea

A timeless masterpiece from the fleet of Holland Jachtbouw yacht charters, sailing yacht charter SEABISCUIT is a high-performance yacht with abundant amenities making her a good match for both racing and relaxed Balearics yacht charters.

Boasting great entertainment possibilities with Wi-Fi connectivity and a 42” flat screen television plus surround sound in the main salon, the interior and exterior decks provide a seamless obstruction-free flow for child-friendly family yacht charters.

Based in the Mediterranean all year round, SEABISCUIT holds a good choice of water toys including a pair of tenders for exclusive onshore excursions.

Seabiscuit 42m Holland Jachtbouw 2005 6 Guests 3 Cabins 6 Crew from €65,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas


Aerial view looking down on sailing charter yacht VICTORIA A, surrounded by sea

A Perini Navi sailing yacht charter with impeccably maintained style and overnight accommodation for up to 12 charter guests in five cabins, sailing charter yacht VICTORIA A was delivered in 2004 and features interior styling by Italian designer Cristiano Gatto Design. 

Designed with superb living spaces and exceptional facilities, VICTORIA A has a great waterside living appeal, with a sunken cockpit for alfresco dining and entertainment and a drop-down swim platform for charter guests wanting to experience the thrills of a watersports yacht charter.

Based in the East Mediterranean throughout the year, VICTORIA A is perfectly stationed for Corsica or Mykonos yacht charters.

Victoria A 43m Perini Navi 2004 12 Guests 5 Cabins 8 Crew from €120,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas


Sailing charter WALLY B surrounded by sea

Delivered in 1998, sailing charter WALLY B is older than many others attending the 2024 Cyclades Cup, however, she is incredibly well-maintained and has an effortless traditional charm. 

Winner of the 1999 Best Sail Yacht 23m-36m at the International Superyacht Society Awards, WALLY B is part of the Pendennis charter fleet and can accommodate up to six charter guests in a three-cabin layout with a selection of water toys for invigorating watersports sessions.

Available for East Mediterranean yacht charters throughout the summer, WALLY B has a Zodiac tender, plus onboard Wi-Fi connectivity to keep charter guests connected at all times.


Wally B 33m Pendennis 1998 6 Guests 3 Cabins 5 Crew from €45,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas

Social entries


Sailing yacht charter ARISTARCHOS underway, surrounded by sea

Recently completing a refit in 2022, sailing charter ARISTARCHOS features interior styling by Rhoades Young and exteriors penned by German Frers, and hosts overnight accommodation for up to eight charter guests in a three-cabin layout.

Host to a great plethora of water toys and onboard amenities, ARISTARCHOS is an elegant Nautor's Swan yacht charter with an impressive amount of exterior deck space, ideally suited to unforgettable events yacht charters.

Based in the Mediterranean throughout the year, this striking sailing yacht has everything needed for an indulgent voyage around some of the most beautiful hotspots of the Adriatic.

Aristarchos 40m Nautor's Swan 2006 8 Guests 3 Cabins 6 Crew from €75,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas


Charter yacht MALTESE FALCON underway, surrounded by sea

Easily one of the most iconic sailing yacht charters on the market, this Perini Navi yacht rental is instantly recognizable and has an impressive selection of amenities onboard to entertain her charter guests throughout the day and night.

Completing a refit in 2023, luxury yacht charter MALTESE FALCON is a multi-award winner, with an opulence that comes naturally to her sails. Some of her key features onboard include a huge outdoor cinema screen, spa-quality health and wellness facilities, and an indoor-outdoor bar area boasting great views of surrounding seascapes.  

Also holding a state-of-the-art collection of water toys, MALTESE FALCON offers unforgettable Mediterranean experiences in the summer and Caribbean yacht charters throughout the winter.

Maltese Falcon 88m Perini Navi 2006 12 Guests 6 Cabins 19 Crew from $490,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas

Booking Greece yacht charters

Aerial view of the Corfu coastline

Greece yacht charters cater to every charter guest's needs by offering an abundance of intriguing sites of historical interest, beautiful sweeping coastlines, and ample opportunities to get out on the waves. Whether you're looking for the ultimate Greece diving experience or simply want to relax by the sunkissed shores of the Grecian islands, there are plenty of reasons to return to the region year after year.

To find out more about chartering the area, take a look at our guide to Greece yacht charters, and browse some sample Greece yacht charter itineraries for ideas on what attractions to include. 

For the latest availability and details on booking your next luxury yacht charter, or to add the Cyclades Cup to an existing booking, contact your preferred yacht charter broker today.


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