Yachting Power - Base of Parikia,
PAROS Charter base - Cyclades islands
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
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 also available.
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:
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 yacht.
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 your anchor.
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!
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
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.
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 you.
The local bus terminal
connecting Paros with many villages/ beaches of the island is at the North
end of Parikia town..
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 .