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Sailing in the Aegean Sea

Rafaella & Andreas - Oceanis 40

Rafaella & Andreas are two sailing yachts type Oceanis 40 (teak deck, latest navigation equipment and safety, large cockpit with table for 6 people).

With their two double cabins (double bed), a large shower / WC and a skipper cabin, they are ideal for a comfortable cruising for families or small groups (maximum 4-5 participants).

Zone of Navigation

Rafaella & Andreas are based in Paros, central island, to sail in the Cyclades with skipper. The standard sailing charter for these two Oceanis 40 sailing boats go to Naxos, Antiparos, Amorgos and the Small Cyclades (Schinoussa, Koufounisia, Irakleia). But we can also organize other routes in the Aegean.

Your Skipper on Rafaella

Antonis Biskentzis, was born at Paros and grew up in a family of sailors. He holds the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore qualification. Antonis is permanent skippers on the yacht RAFAELLA and will safely guide you through the Cyclades. He speaks Greek and English.

Your Skipper on Andreas

George Sifonios holds the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore qualification and has more than 25 years of experience as a professional skipper in Greece and the Mediterranean with very good knowledge of the Greek islands. George is permanent skipper on the yacht Andreas who will safely guide you through the Cyclades. He speaks Greek and English.

Oceanis 40


  • Shipyard / Model: Oceanis 40
  • Naval Architects: Jean Berret – Olivier Racoupeau
  • Cabins: 2 double cabins (double beds) with private bathroom; 1 skipper’s cabin with WC
  • Maximum number of passengers: 4-5
  • Length: 40 pieds / 12.17 m
  • Beam: 13 feet / 4.00 m
  • Draft: 6 feet / 2.00 m
  • Engine: 40 ch
  • Fuel Capacity : 200 l
  • Water capacity: 360 l
  • Dinghy: 3.40 m with 25 hp engine
  • Sails & Extra Equipment: Mainsail furling 38.50 m2 / Genoa 39.90 m2
  • Navigation: GPS Chart Plotter, depth sounder, autopilot, VHF GMDSS
  • Electricity: 1kW Converter for 220 Volt, solar panels
  • Accomodation & Galley: Galley with refrigerator and stove/oven, CD player, swim ladder, swim platform, bimini, sprayhood.
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