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Corfu, Gouvia sailing charter station

Corfu sailing Station yacht station at Gouvia yacht marina

The sailing station is based inside the Gouvia marina. The marina is the first privately owned marina in Greece, is situated about 6 kilometres from the town of Corfu and 7 kilometres from the International Airport. The Marina is fully organised, offering facilities and services of high standards.

The total capacity is 1100 berths, on both permanent and floating pontoons, while there are dry dock facilities for approximately 520 boats. Moorings are available for boats up to 80 meters long and with 5.5 meters draught, for short or long term periods.

Two green and two red lights mark the approach channel to the marina and all  boats are required to call the marina on the VHF, channel 69 in order to receive instructions. The marina's boat and personnel will provide all necessary assistance. After your arrival, you have to check in at the reception office where you will also be informed about all the details concerning your stay.

In the 3.500 sq.m.of building facilities, a number of different services are available, such as commercial shops, car, motorbike and boat rental offices, restaurants, bars and cafe, Port Police office, Fuel Station, supermarket, chandlery shop, laundry, showers and WC facilities.

The area around the docks include kinder garden, a swimming-pool, sports facilities as well as a cricket and a croquet field, sports with great tradition in Corfu. The surrounding area is very attractive while the whole complex is in perfect harmony with the traditional architecture of Corfu.

Fresh water and 220V electricity is provided free of charge at each berth. A Fuel Station is to be found on the northern side of the marina.

Four blocks of toilet and shower facilities are located inside the marina.

Fully equipped self-service laundry and drying facilities are to be found at the toilet and shower unit in the centre of the marina.