Duration: 1 week; Route length: 97 miles Harbour embarkation/disembarkation: Kos Islands visited: Pserimos, Kalymnos, Leros,Lipsi and Kos Navigation: coastal with many short stops in bays. Difficulty: easy
ITINERARY SATURDAY Boarding in the late afternoon in Kos Town, welcome drink and accommodation in yours cabins, and then, all together are going to do buy food. In the evening , we go out to eat in a typical greek restaurant . SUNDAY 10 miles upwind to the nearby Pserimos. We anchor in a deserted bay with white sand and crystal clear water. Lunch on board and relaxing afternoon; late, if you want to go for a walk you can get to the top of the hill, maybe with a couple of cold beers , and wait for the sunset. Dinner on boat MONDAY 15 miles upwind sailing to the bay of Palionisos on the east coast of Kalymnos. It is a beautiful bay surrounded by high rocky mountains with a pebble beach. Lunch onboard, swiming and snorkeling, and then we will sail to reach Pandeli, on the east coast of Leros, where we will drop ours anchor in front of the beach. At sunset it is strongly recommended a nice walk to the castle of Leros where you can enjoy a magnificent view over the islands of the Dodecanese. Dinner at one of the local restaurants on the beach . TUESDAY Another sailing close-hauled to reach the islet of Archangelos, located off the north coast of Leros. Lunch in a deserted bay, and we will sail again upwind to get to Lipsi. We will find a mooring in the harbor; evening in the old town with the typical white houses with colorful frames . WEDNESDAY It begins the slow descent , henceforth downwind sailing. Moving into a bay south of Lipsi , lunch in the bay and then cruise to Lakki (Leros). Lakki is a town built by the Italians during the occupation of the ’20s, and has a unique architectural style. We will anchor in the municipal wharf; dinner at the restaurant or onboard. THURSDAY Beautiful sailing downwind along the wild west coast of Kalymnos. Stop at bay for lunch then another downwind navigation for the city of Kalymnos, famous for its sponge divers. We will be moored in the harbor. Dinner on the boat or at the restaurant. Kalymnos has a large fishing fleet and is famous for its excellent fresh fish . Do not miss a visit to the museum that explains the processing of sponges. FRIDAY After a short sail stop for swimming and lunch in a bay in Plati island or in the small harbour of Pserimos if there are the right conditions. In the afternoon latest exciting sailing downwind to reach Kos. Dinner at the restaurant SATURDAY Breakfast and disembarkation.