Ayios Nikolaos - General Info

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Ayios Nikolaos is located on the north-east coast of Crete, east of the island’s capital Heraklion and a 45 minute drive from the Island’s International Airport. It is a popular tourist resort, but still has a delightful old town.

Many yachts choose to winter here as there is a good boatyard and shore facilities and often winds are calmer during the winter months than they are in the summer. For cruisers reports on wintering here, see this report.

Entrance Notes and Cautions:

The town can be seen from the north and east by a conspicuous white church on the summit of Nisis Ay Pantes and prominent buildings.

Yachts should go directly to the marina and avoid the main harbour. Take care, as the marina entrance does have a tendency to silt up. Normally there is a depth of at least four meters (13 ft), but if in any doubt, call the marina on VHF Channel 72 for assistance.

Position:  

35° 11.11’N, 25° 42.96’E (marina entrance)

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Ayios Nikolaos was last updated 10 months ago.

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  1. September 5, 2022 at 4:48 AM
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    dedanann says:

    We left DeDanann there for July and August to return to Ireland. Charges were reasonable, tiolets and showers are well maintained, staff are friendly, quite at night.
    Lots of shops and tavernas near bye. Its a nice place to visit.

  2. December 8, 2016 at 3:24 PM
    Data Entry5 says:

    Early booking now essential for winter berths. Pontoon F has upgraded mooring tackle, now suitable for yachts of 11-13m.

    Oh Kay Boat Services – Udo Oesch – +30 6944 591 293 –
    [email protected] in addition to offering a variety of skills can arrange professional spray painting, including Awlgrip, for topsides etc.

    A tent has to be constructed to cocoon the vessel with the mast up. S Y Stravaigin [14.6m, steel] used this service in October 2016 achieving a fine finish at a competitive price for the Aegean.

    It is understood from the CEO of the Marina, Garefalakis Michalis, that the cost of haul out and propping may be discounted from June to September, giving the advantage of more settled weather.