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Paxoi Sailing Guide

Catch a glimpse of the unparalleled beauty of a natural landscape.

Fast approaching the island of Paxoi from the sea, you get a glimpse of the unparalleled beauty of its natural landscape. Swim in its Fjord-shaped beaches and small bays, dive in its underwater caves and stroll around its green hills. Paxoi is one of the places that IonionSails recommends to all its bareboat or skippered charterers.

Gaios

Gaios is the main Port of Paxoi and the capital of the smallest of the main Ionian Islands. It is located on the east coast of the island and it is made up of a maze of small alleys and a central square at the seafront. The visitor can taste high quality local cuisine in the numerous restaurants instated in the town and the olive groves surrounding it.

Ideal For
Sightseeing
Lunch/ Dinner
Shopping
Mooring
Difficulty: Medium
Port Protected up to 5 beaufort
Avoid in case of Southeast and East strong winds
Monohulls are not allowed to enter the South entrance of the port! Stern Mooring with lines on shore, on dock. The port is swallow, you must stay in the middle of the canal, 40 meters of anchor is enough
Laka

While you are sailing with a monohull or catamaran chartered from Ionionsails, you must visit Paxoi. Approaching Paxoi from the North, you will reach Lakka, a fishing village with an almost circular natural harbour, delimited by two headlands rendering it to a safe shelter from the open sea. The scenery is completed by the presence of an harmonious combination of olive groves and cypress trees.

Ideal For
Swimming
Lunch/ Dinner
Shopping
Sightseeing
Mooring
Difficulty: Easy
Port & Bay Protected up to 5 beaufort
Avoid in case of any type of strong East winds
You can moore in the middle of the bay or in the tiny dock the bay has. While staying on the bay you must have more than 45mtr length of chain in the water
Logos

The east coast of the island is the seat of Loggos, a small fishing village that comes alive in the summer months and offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy the greek hospitality and taste the greek entertainment at its simplest form.

Ideal For
Swim Stop
Mooring
Difficulty: Medium
Bay Protected up to 4 beaufort
Avoid types of strong winds and for night staying
Loggos is only recommended for day stop for swimming and sightseeing is a place that has recorded many mooring accidents due to swell.
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