About us

Our Passion

We are explorers by heart, driven to escape the noise of modern life, choosing the world of the ocean instead. We want to share our discoveries with you, by turning our passion into our profession.

Our Vision

As we consider luxury service as the core approach to fully satisfy our most demanding international clientele, Chania Yachting wants to deliver a yachting experience with the maximum of professionalism, using our knowledge and expertise in all related matters. Our unwavering standard of excellence is only the beginning, as it is our passion that truly connects us to our clients.

We redefine the Cretan seascape and we are taking private luxury cruising to a new level of authenticity.

Our mission

At Chania Yachting, our mission is to provide the highest level of customer service, whether they are considering sailing around the beautiful sea attractions in the picturesque west part of Crete or chartering to other destinations, in the Aegean Sea.

We provide the best of breed of luxury yachting services for satisfying our customers, who wish to sail in the iconic spots of the extended area of Chania.

Our Key Values

Passion – Professionalism – Know How

We share passion with each of our customers to help them discover the amazing world of yachting and its destinations in the Western part of Crete.

We do what we say, honoring our commitments and promises to our customers and our long-lasting expertise in providing exclusive services is an additional guarantee for an unforgettable experience.

Our Promise

We combine nature with elegance and power to create a unique blend of luxury. We select only the finest to deliver the best of what Crete has to offer. Through authentic hospitality, we will work with you to craft your unforgettable experience.

Our team

Yiannis Dapolas
Captain & Owner

Yiannis escaped Athens at the age of eighteen and came to Crete to study Enviromental Engineering at the Technical University of Crete. Even before he completed his M.Sc., his passion for the sea led him –to graduate – as an SSI Scuba Dive Instructor and powerboat skipper and finally founded and runs CHANIA YACHTING.

Stella Tripolitaki

Customer support & Hostess

Stella Tripolitaki was born in Chania, Crete. She is a constant partner of Chania Yachting’s company, where she works as a hostess and takes care of the customer service. During the summer months she is dedicated to the world of yachting. She also focuses on her involvement in arts as a dancer/choreographer and especially as a founder and artistic director of M54artspace. She is a basi pilates instructor.