Tourism officials in Greece have given the thumbs-up to plans for a new museum celebrating the country's rich maritime history.
The Museum Board of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism approved the report for the Museum of Marine Antiquities, something which may be of interest to sailing enthusiasts arranging yacht charter in Greece
in the future.
The new museum will be developed in the port of Piraeus and will include ship equipment, coins and anchors among its many exhibits - plenty to keep fans of flotilla sailing in Greece
Also among the exhibits will be archaeological finds and copies of ancient artworks and modern works underlining the country's relationship with the sea.
The museum will also offer interactive options, with a simulator allowing visitors to sink to the depths of the sea and observe an ancient wreck.
As well as the exhibits, the museum will include a library and an educational room which will allow youngsters to learn about Greece's maritime history through a number of fun multimedia ways.