Octopus Yachting – About Us

Octopus Yachting is a group of young, sea -loving high-achievers with deep sailing experience and seamanship, working hard to achieve the highest quality and reliability of sailing yachts and services.
Octopus Yachting guarantees the perfect condition of the yachts and their meeting maintenance standards according to strict protocol.
Offered services are:

  • Bareboat Chartering in Greek sailing areas.
  • Skippered Sailing Chartering. We can recommend one of our professional and trustworthy skippers with great knowledge of Greek sailing areas who will guide you to the local beauties according to your preferences.
  • In addition to the above, we offer 24/7 support.

Octopus Yachting was founded in 2015 by Kyriakos Markou. He started working in the field in 2010 when his enthusiasm for the sea and travel led him to work as a skipper. His determination and sailing abilities made him one of the most sought-after captains, either for chartering or for transporting newly built boats from the largest shipyards in Europe. His ever-increasing desire to succeed but also his love for customer satisfaction, pushed him to deal more strongly and comprehensively with the yachting industry. The process of putting his name in the field was time consuming and full of rejection. Visits to boat shows, numerous meetings with professionals in the field, both Greeks and foreigners, were most of the time deadlocked, finding many closed doors. But his desire grew more and he succeeded when in 2016 he managed to acquire his first catamaran under full management. From then until 2018, the company adds a boat per year to its fleet under exclusive management. In 2019 it added another two, making slow but steady steps in horizontal growth in yacht chartering, finance and technical management. In 2020, Octopus Yachting, having built a solid organisation and a very reliable network of external partners, prepared to receive 5 newly built boats, thus reaching a total of 10 boats under exclusive management, based in Alimos, Lefkada and Preveza.

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