You are absolutely right. Most brokers operate exactly as you described; However as things changed recently in the country yacht chartering landscape has changed. VAT and fuel
were increased, many boats left the country and went to Turkey
as Greek goverment plays a hard game
that effects both professional and non professional yacht owners.
The reason for my reply is actually a new online real-time yacht charter application established and implemented recently in the Greek market by my company, based on the "Owner & Broker
Direct" model, where yacht professionals get paid directly by the charterer. You may call it a yacht charter super market and competition between the registered users appears to be hard so far.
As we are not brokers, all conflicts are waived. The application will be soon presented to other yacht destinations as well. Listings are not yet available to view as we have many yacht pros registering everyday.