About us

Polco sailing is a family run yacht charter company, founded in 1985 by Nick Lagogiannis, an aircraft and maritime engineer whose love for sailing made him give up engineering for the sea. The company was based in Athens and rapidly grew to a fleet of 8 monohull sailing boats.

In 2002, we discovered Milos and instantly fell in love with the island's beauties. We then started organizing daily semi-private and private cruises to Kleftiko and the nearby islands as well as multiday skippered charters.

Since 2012, the company is under the management of Pol Lagogiannis, Nick's son, who moved the company base permanently to Milos and made it become one of the islands' leading cruise operators. In our first 17 years of cruising around Milos, we have over 40,000 satisfied customers!!!

With four monohull sailing boats, a 40' catamaran, a 10-meter motorboat and professional skippers our aim is to provide high quality and personalized services and make cruising a relaxed and enjoyable experience.

Our Team

POLCO sailing is about people. Our team consists of competition sailors, sailing & sea enthusiasts. Fun people with excellent knowledge of Milos their goal is to show their guests a good time. Meet them below.
Nick Lagogiannis
Nick Lagogiannis

Originally a mechanical engineer, Captain Nick fell in love with sailing and founded Polco yachts at 1985.

Having sailed extensively around the world and being an excellent handy-man, he is the best Captain you can find in Milos!

He considers calm seas boring and prefers to sail only on a very VERY windy day.

Pol Lagogiannis
Pol Lagogiannis

Pol started dinglhy sailing at the age of 5 and became a professional skipper at 17!
He is the manager of Polco sailing but can't stay away from what he calls his larger office, Kleftiko!

His excellent knowledge of the island and great communication skills, in English, Spanish, French and Italian make cruising with him guaranteed success!

Stavros Salis
Stavros Salis

An amazing captain with kind character and great knolwledge of sailing, scuba diving, fishing and first aid. His love of the sea is only surpassed by his love for Milos!

He likes to play uplifiting music on his boat, with a greater tendency to reggae, and take lots of cool photos of his guests.

Giannis Barotsakis
Giannis Barotsakis

Giannis worked as crew on commercial liners before discovering sailing and becoming a skipper. He has been sailing around Milos for the last 4 years and knows the island as few people do.

He likes history, especially Ancient Greek one, motorcycles and fixing things. He also loves playing great music on his boat and showing his guests a good time!

Why Polco?

At Polco, your satisfaction comes first. We treat our guests as we would like to be treated, with love and respect. Our cruises are original and fun.
For all the reasons above, and for many others not mentioned, we have been awarded for five consecutive years the
Luxury Travel Guide 2019 and 2017 Award
and the Travel and Hospitality Sailing Company of the Year 2018 award. Read some testimonials below or press on the Tripadvisor button to check out more reviews of people who have joined our cruises!



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