Yachting Power - Base of Parikia, Paros Island
PAROS Charter base
- Cyclades islands
Parikia (Paroikia) port is located in Paroikia bay which is the main port of Paros island for
all kinds of vessels. The taxi ride from the airport
to the marina takes about 20 minutes. The ferry terminal from the
marina is at a 10-minutes walk.
HOW TO REACH OUR PAROS BASE
Paros Island can be reached by plane or by ferry.
The airport only caters to domestic flights. The
flying time from Athens to Paros is about 35 minutes. The airport is located
9km far from the capital of Paros, Parikia but you
can find public buses that run frequently from/ to the airport. Taxis are
From May to September there are more than 3-4 ferries leaving
every day from Piraeus Port/Athens to Paros (duration 3-5.5
hours). In off season months (April and October) the ferry connections are
reduced by 50%.
The Yachting Power meeting point is directly on your yacht,
contact our base manager by mobile phone upon your arrival.
Most of the time the company Afros
Yacht Services is in charge of the check in/ out procedures:
Afros Yacht Services
Parikia, GR 84400 Paros
mobile: +30 69 44 20 96 24, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
tel.: +30 22840 23625, fax: +30 22840 22713
It may happen that somebody of our
Athens staff provides all services/ procedure. In this case, you will receive
an advice 1-2 weeks prior to embarkation.
Return of the
One day or at
least a couple of hours before you return to Paros charter base (at the end
of your charter), please inform our base manager (by mobile phone) about your
ETA at the port, in order to be able to help you with the berthing procedure.
There are some mooring lines, but our staff may require you to use
Berth stern-to or bow-to in the inner harbour
or in calm weather off the outside of the mole. No mooring lines are
available in the marina, PLEASE USE YOUR ANCHOR!
Water is available on the quay. No 220V power
installation is available on the dock. The base staff uses a portable
generator which can only be used when necessary.
Fuel is delivered on the quay by a car-tanker.
The main street is a 3-minute walk from the dock and the
main town of Paros a 10-minute walk.
Taxis you will find at the big square on your way to
the main town – less than 10 minutes walk. The base staff can call a taxi for
The local bus terminal connecting Paros with many
villages/ beaches of the island is at the North end of Parikia
ATM cash point and a couple of banks
are located near the yacht’s pier.
No specific parking area is found into the
"marina" area. The base manager will advise you the safest place to
park your car.
No WC showers/ toilets are available in the marina.
There is a mini market nearby the “marina”. In order to avoid carrying your
provisions under the hot Greek sun, a bigger supermarket in the main town can
send a car to give you the lift to the store and back to the yacht.
Many tavernas, restaurants, cafes and bars are
located within walking distance of the yachts’ berths, though more options
are found in the Parikia main town marina.
The prevailing wind in this area blows from N-NW at force 4-6B. For more
weather details you may check Yachting Power web page at www.yachtingpower.gr/weather.html
Beware of the rocks Ag. Spiridhonos, Vouves, Kaki Skala, Peponas on the N-NW side of the port entrance.
When too windy, the port is dangerous and it is advisable you leave the dock
and stay the night by anchor, at the North end of the bay closed to the beach .