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12 Knots offers crewed and bareboat yacht charters in Rhodes, Greece. You may choose the right boat for you from 134 yachts listed on the web site. Click on the one you like to make an easy reservation for your sailing vacation in Rhodes.Rates start from $812 per week.

Free cancellation of reservation without obligations! You may reserve any boat and it will be on hold for you for 4 days free of charge




“The sailing was great. The Exuma Islands were amazing.”

I apologize for the delay. We have been out of the country for almost a month. The sailing was great. The Exuma Islands were amazing. The staff at Navtours were helpful and professional. On the last day (on the crossing back)—the impeller went bad. W…

Duy Vuong





“We enjoyed ourselves and have a bundle of stories we can now laugh about”

We’ve chatted about this a few times and how it be best addressed. I think constructively would be the best way. Overall the captains skill level, regard for safety, approach towards ensuring the guests are happy with the path and desires they are se…

Andrew Wade





“We all enjoyed the vacation very much”

Hi Grigory, The boat was in great condition! and it really is a beautiful location. Thanks for all the organizing you’ve done to make the trip a success. Mark

Mark Etheridge

New Zeland



Puerto Rico

“A mega thank you for your excellent service!”

A search on the internet produced the 12 Knots operation. With apparent quality staff and experience along with the best price on a bareboat monohull influenced me to book a boat with them. We were not disappointed. Correspondence was timely, courteo…

Gary Ziegler





“Thanks for helping to coordinate!”

It was terrific, thanks. Sail Marine is a great outfit. Thanks for helping to coordinate! Best, Matt

Matthew Gunnison





“The boat was in super condition”

The charter was excellent, everything perfect. The boat was in super condition (brand new), and very clean. The staff was helpful, and very kind. We enjoyed the trip very much and are looking forward to our next booking.

Gerzsenyi Andras





“Everyone had a very nice time”

Thank you - it was a really nice experience. You were very helpful during our departure and arrival. The boat was amazing, well outfitted, and everyone had a very nice time. I'll be sure to send you some photos over the weekend. We also have some dro…

Jeff Ott



A yacht trip has long ceased to be an attribute of luxury. Now, it is one of the best ways to enjoy the nature of Rhodes. You will spend an unforgettable time staying on secluded beaches, exploring the beautiful bay of Ladiko and Anthony Queen, sunbathing on the warm sand, and splashing on the waves of the Mediterranean Sea.

When planning your trip to Greece, you should definitely think about a yacht charter in Rhodes and sailing trips to the neighboring islands.

Things to Do in Rhodes

With the assistance and services of the 12 Knots Yacht Club, you can explore the secluded beaches and bays of Rhodes. The company specializes in private bareboat and crewed yacht charters all over the world. If you rent a boat in Rhodes, you can set off to conquer the seas of the ancient environs of Rhodes on the most beautiful sailing yacht. Each route will reveal the natural beauty of the Greek island and its secluded corners inaccessible to most tourists. This type of vacation is very beneficial and safe in today’s pandemic conditions.

Boat rental in Rhodes is a great opportunity to admire the panorama of the Old Town from the sea. You will be able to visit the bay of Ladiko and Anthony Quinn surrounded by green hills with clear water, as well as a unique super spot — the area of Traganu beach with caves carved in rocks.

Lovers of active recreation will also find something to their liking. They can explore the underwater world in the coves of Rhodes. And fans of sea fishing can find many secluded places for a relaxing holiday and fishing and go hiking along the tourist routes. Tourists note that the seaside restaurants of the city offer some of the most delicious seafood dishes in the country.

Sailing Conditions in Rhodes

Rhodes is famous for its excellent weather conditions for sailing due to the mild Mediterranean climate. Navigation is simple on the Greek coast of Rhodes. The most favorable time for a yacht vacation in Greece is from May to October. But in other months, sea adventures are no less exciting and interesting.

Rhodes is “occupied” by Meltemi — a strong dry summer wind, which blows from mid-May to mid-September. Meltemi usually dies down in the evening, but it can blow for several days. The wind direction on the island is from north to northwest.

Under the current pandemic situation, yachting is a safe alternative to hotel vacations. On the yacht, you will have minimal contact with strangers, and if you wish, you can sail for the whole week in the company of close family members. The less you interact with other people, the safer your vacation is.

Best Time for Sailing Vacations in Rhodes

The active tourist season on the island of Rhodes starts at the beginning of May and ends on the last days of September. The peak season is June, July, and August. The climate on the island is as comfortable as possible for tourists. It is a Mediterranean climate, mild and humid in winter but hot and fresh in summer.

In June, it is not too hot. The air temperature reaches +26 °C – +28 °C, the water warms up to +22 °C. July and August are the hottest months; the air temperature reaches +30 °C, the water warms up to +26 °C. Usually, there are no rains during these months. The northeast cool and humid wind saves you from the heat.

In September, the temperature is only a couple of degrees lower than in August, an average of +24 °C (water and air). Out of season in Rhodes, almost all spots of rest, food, and entertainment are closed. Therefore, better not consider the island for a sailing trip on the New Year holidays.

Difficulty Level: Sailing Requirements

The sailing level of difficulty is medium; special training may be required. Dodecanese islands are suitable for more experienced yachtsmen, especially in July and August, when strong and sometimes unstable winds are present. Yachting in Rhodes is not recommended for the first solo trips.

With a southerly wind, some bays do not protect from waves and wind. So, it is necessary to follow the weather forecast and think about reserve parking.

Sailing in Rhodes: Main Charter Bases

12 Knots offers you the best yacht bases for a boat charter in the Dodecanese islands — Kos, Rhodes, and Patmos. Two comfortable marinas are located on the islands of Kos and Rhodes.  On the rest of the islands, mooring at the equipped city berths is carried out with the help of anchors and mooring lines.

Boat Types for Charter

12 Knots offers a huge variety of boats to suit all tastes, leisure styles, and financial preferences. Boat rental in Rhodes, Greece, starts from $1,175 per week. Everyone can find exactly what they are looking for — from small boats for two to luxury yachts that can accommodate a large group of friends. More than 5,000 boats listed on the website are waiting for you:

  • Sail yachts
  • Powerboats
  • Catamarans
  • Gulets

Travel Information

Rhodes is one of the largest and most fertile islands in Greece. It is one of the most visited because every tourist will find something to their liking here. Are you looking for great beaches? Want to see medieval old towns with narrow streets, souvenir shops, and seaside promenades? No problem!

Officially, Rhodes belongs to the Dodecanese archipelago, but due to its size and independent importance, it is always considered separately. The climate of Rhodes is especially good: the weather is usually mild and cloudless; the sun shines here more than 300 days a year.

Decided to rent a boat in Rhodes? With 12 Knots, you can find your dream boat in just a few clicks.

Frequently Asked Questions about yachting in Rhodes

How much does it cost to charter a boat in Rhodes ?

Price for yacht charters in Rhodes depends on the size & year of the boat. Rates for small boat rentals start from $812 per week while more luxury yachts can be up to $22,048 per week. The median cost of yacht charter in Rhodes is - $3,223 .

How many yachts are available for rent in Rhodes ?

There are 81 yachts available for bareboat and crewed charter.

What types of yachts are available for charter in Rhodes ?

You may find the following yacht types available for charter in Rhodes : 98 - Sail yachts 1 - Powerboats 30 - Catamarans 5 - Gulets
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