The first organized underwater Exploration was held under the supervision of the Greek Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and researched through regions such as the older port of Skiathos, notable for the Venetian fortress named Burtzi, Kehria region and many others.

An ancient breakwater, together with a Byzantine jetty, were discovered, in the area around the ancient port, which precisely corresponds with the modern harbor of Skiathos near Skiathos hotels of the town.

In the Tarsanades area, the divers found a part of a shipwreck of late Roman times, while near to the old harbor was additionally discovered a shipwreck by Byzantium carrying mostly roof tiles and portions of Byzantine jars.

Another shipwreck of the late Roman age was discovered at Platania cove.