Travel challenge: Greek sailing


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Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. This week: a sailing holiday in Greece. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together. Each package includes a week's live-aboard accommodation, transfers and flights from Gatwick on 31 August.

Sunsail - £915

Includes Thomson flights to Prevesa and independent charter of a 32i Sunsail Classic yacht, departing from Vounaki. "For easy sailing in safe waters, the Ionian Sea makes an ideal starter destination," says Anne Williams (0844 2730 416;

Neilson - £1,025

Includes British Airways flights to Kalamata and charter of a Beneteau 323 yacht with lead boat support, departing from Nafplion. "Our flotilla holiday of the Peloponnese offers the chance to visit cosmopolitan islands such as Spetses," says Pete Tyler (0333 014 3350;

Sunvil Sailing - £985

Includes Germania flights to Prevesa and charter of a Bavaria yacht with lead boat support, departing from Lefkas Island. "A lively social side is ensured each evening when yachts moor up for dinner ashore," says Allan Gauci (020 8758 4780;