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Corfu Sailing Guide

An island for both a vivid nightlife but also for relaxation and peace of mind!

Corfu is the second largest island and the capital of the Region of Ionian islands. Famous for its local cuisine, the island can cater both for those who look for a vivid nightlife but also for relaxation and peace of mind. The visitor will enjoy the natural beauty of the inner island and the hospitality of its residents is bound to enchant its visitors. Corfu is also a starting point for bareboat or skippered charter yachts.

Gouvia Marina

Located in the east part of the island, just 8 km far from the airport and about 10 km from the capital of the island lies the holiday resort of Gouvia. The ancient Venetian harbor and arsenal have been transformed as years passed by to the main marina of Corfu.

Ideal For
Shopping
Mooring
Difficulty: Easy
Port Protected up to 7 beaufort
Protected to any type of winds
Gouvia is a private marina. You must contact them at least a couple of days before entering in order to reserve a berth.
Old Town - Yacht Club

Enlisted as a World Heritage Site, the Old town of Corfu and the knights of the past invite you to submerge in its history emerging from every alley and building as well as its three forts dating back to the Venetian period. Sail there with your chartered monohull or catamaran from IonionSails and you will feel like entering a time capsule!

Ideal For
Sightseeing
Shopping
Nightlife
Lunch/ Dinner
Mooring
Difficulty: Easy
Port Protected up to 6 beaufort
Protected to any type of winds
Naok is a sailing club. You must contact them at least a couple of days before entering in order to reserve a berth.
Petritis Port

On the eastern coast of Corfu you will find the traditional fishing village of Petritis. Surrounded by a lucid green forest, the village has maintained its identity over the years escaping mass tourism.

Ideal For
Swimming
Lunch/ Dinner
Shopping
Sightseeing
Mooring
Difficulty: Easy
Port Protected up to 4 beaufort
Protected to any type of winds
You must avoid to moore on the outside of the wavebreaker - dock. You must have more than 40mtrs of anchor - chain.
Kassiopi Port

Due to its central naval position, Kassiopi prevailed through centuries offering its inhabitants wealth through trade. Today, the charming town with its picturesque port and central square welcomes the bareboat or skippered sailing yachts who want to enjoy both history and luxury.

Ideal For
Swim Stop
Lunch
Mooring
Difficulty: Hard
Avoid in case of strong Easy winds
You must avoid to moore on the outside of the wavebreaker - pier. You can moor only at the right side of the port since since the left side is swallow. You must have more than 40mtrs of anchor - chain.
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