Sea Sports





Organized GNTO beaches

Most of the GNTO public beaches offer full facilities such as dressung rooms,
piers, canoes, peddle-boats, fields for various games, tennis courts, volley and
basketball pitches, children's playgrounds, pastryshop, snackbar, restaurant,
self-service shops etc.

In Attica there are at:

Alimos beach
Tel 210-9855208

Alipedon Voulas "A" Beach
Tel 210-8958834

Alipedon Voulas, "B" Beach
Tel (210) 8959590, 8959569

Varkiza Beach
Tel (210) 8972438, 8972414

Vouliagmeni Beach
Tel 210-9673184-8
Temporarily closed

Porto Rafti Beach
Tel 22990-72826

Organized GNTO beaches

Water ski training centers which also offer facilities for those already acquainted
with the sport, exist at the following locations:

Vouliagmeni Beach

The G. Kssidokosta School
Astir Vouliagmeni Beach,
Tel (210) 8960820, 8961065

Speedboats as well as windsurfing and Laser craft, dressing rooms and qualified
staff. Operates all year round. From June 1 to October 31, hours are 10am-8pm; from
November 1 to May 30, Sat., Sun. 11am-6pm.

The Theologou Stamati School
Opposite Astir Vouliagmeni Beach,
Tel 210-8964414, Mobile 6944-316100

Speedboats, windsurfers, Lasers and Catamarans, dressing rooms and qualified
staff. Open from 10am-6pm.

Vouliagmeni Naval Club
Vouliagmeni Bay,
Tel (210) 8962416, 8962142

Speedboats, concentrates on training athletes.
Open year round 9am-5pm. The Club organizes annual water ski contests.

Varkiza Beach

The Vitoratos School,
Tel 897-2412

Speedboats, windsurfers, Laser, qualified staff and dressing rooms.
Open April 1 to October 31, 9am-9pm.

Votsala Beach, Lagonissi

The G. Kringou School,
Tel (0299) 83911, 896-0308

Speedboats, windsurfers, qualified staff and dressing rooms.
Open from June to September, 8am-8pm.

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Most of the naval clubs in Greece run a rowing section and have the
necessary craft. Regattas are usually organized from April to September.
For information, application should be made to the Hellenic Rowing
Federation at 22, Koumoundourou Quay in Piraeus, Tel 210-4118011-8.

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Easy access to the sea, numerous small islands, variety of beaches and the
weather conditions which prevail in Greece, make it an ideal place for the
visitor to try sailing.

Information can be obtained from the Sailing Federation at
51, Possidonos Avenue in Moschato, Tel 210-9404828, Fax 210-9404829.

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At all the beaches organized by the G.N.T.O. and at several water ski training
centers, there are wind-surfers for hire.

Information: From the Hellenic Wind-Surfing Association at 7, Filelinon Street,
Athens, Tel 323-0068, 323-0330. (Group excursions, contests).

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Greek waters provide ideal fishing grounds for the amateur angler, especially
during summer and autumn. Boats and fishing tackle can be found in most
coastal towns and villages. At Piraeus, on Moutsopoulou Quay, individuals,
licensed by the Port Authority, can rent small craft and boats.

Information: From the Amateur Anglers and Maritime Sports Club at
Moutsopoulou Quay (Akti) in Piraeus, Tel 210-4515731 and from the
Piraeus Central Harbormasters Office, Tel 210-4511311.

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These are given by the Hellenic Federation of Submarine Activities at
Aghios Kosmas, Elliniko, Tel (210) 9819961, 9823840 where a recognized training center
operates and can award single, double and triple star diplomas.

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