Corfu has it all: renowned archaeological sites, a large coastline to explore, great marinas, picturesque islands nearby, sea & lovely beaches.
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A forecast in Greek and English is given for all Greek waters at 06:00, 10:00, 16:00, 22:00 (GMT+2). Gale warnings are given at the beginning of the broadcast and a special security warning on Ch 16 gives all the VHF frequencies for different areas.
📍 FYLY Corfu yacht charter base is located in: Marina Gouvia D-Marin, Corfu, 49100, Greece. Embarkation at Pier No.26-34
🧭 Warning: The approach into the bay can be tricky because of the shallow mud bank. It is easy here to ran aground. Stay within the channel designated by the buoys. You will be assisted to a berth.
⏰ Business hours 09:00 AM – 19:00 PM
🕔 Embarkation time 17:00 PM
🕡 Disembarkation time: Clients must arrive back at base the day before the end of their charter, latest at 18:00 PM for check out procedures (technical check, refuel, diver’s check, etc). They have free overnight & they can disembark the yacht the next day at 09:00 AM
🗺️ How to get to FYLY charter base in Marina Gouvia D-Marin in Corfu:
✈️ Corfu International Airport CFU “Ioannis Kapodistrias” is located 6 km from Marina Gouvia.
🚢 Ferry: There is a daily ferry connection from Italy.
🚕 Taxi: You can find easily taxis both at Corfu Airport & near Marina Gouvia. The drive costs approx. € 25 per taxi.
🛒 Provisioning: Clients can either go to the supermarket located in the marina (open all day) upon their arrival or they can pre-order (upon request) their provisions and the FYLY Yachting team will arrange their delivery to their yacht. If they want to pre-order we will provide them with a provisioning list.
🚇 Transfer facilities: FYLY Yachting could arrange a transfer for you by minibus or by taxi (upon request).
🛂 Port authorities: Our base manager will arrange everything with Port Authorities. The only thing we require from the skipper of the charter is to have with him his original sailing license and to send a copy of it two weeks prior to his charter.
🌦️ Weather forecast: You should always try to get a weather forecast before heading out from land, especially if going more than several miles from shore, as it is difficult to tell at a glance what winds will appear, due to large landmasses, mountains and other geographical features. You can use your radio, Navtex or contact the Port Police who receive weather faxes several times a day for the area.
🛌🏻 Hotels: There is a variety of hotels both in Marina Gouvia and around it.
🍽️ Restaurants: There is a variety of restaurants both in Marina Gouvia and around it.
🍹 Bars: There is a variety of bars in both in Marina Gouvia and around it.
☕ Coffeeshops: There is a variety of coffee shops in both in Marina Gouvia and around it.
📝 Sailing license: The law in Greece requires that the captain must possess a valid sailing license. The Co-Skipper – if no sailing license is available – must fill out a declaration stating they have the knowledge to sail (please see the relevant Declaration Document). A VHF license is not required to charter a yacht in Greece.
Gouvia Marina, the first privately owned marina in Greece, is situated in Corfu, about 6 kilometres from the town of Corfu and 7 kilometres from the International Airport. For many years seamen considered the harbour and the bay of Gouvia a natural link between the Adriatic and the Mediterranean Sea as well as a port of call, where they could sail in, to repose, enjoying the climate and the beauties of the island. The marina has a mooring capacity of 1,235 yachts, on both permanent and floating pontoons while there are also dry dock facilities for approximately 520 yachts. Gouvia Marina can gladly accommodate boats up to 80 m long and with 5,5 m draft. At all berths electricity is available (220V and 380V) as well as fresh water. 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, refuelling station, supermarket, and laundry. The broad quaysides include kinder garden, a swimming-pool, sports facilities as well as a cricket field, a sport with a great tradition in Corfu. The marina offers a full range of technical boat services and dry-docking facilities with two 75 and 65-ton travelifts and two 60 and 45-ton mobile cranes.
🛍️ Marina Facilities:
520 dry docking capacity
Max LOA: 80 m
Max draught: 5.5 m
Electric power 220 / 380 V
Boat maintenance and repair facilities
24-hour security services
Customs & Port Authorities
Wi-Fi internet access
WC / Shower / Laundry
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Chandlery and Convenience Stores
Restaurant, coffee shops and bars
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Greece Sailing Guide
Where to Sail in Greece? Sailing in Greece can be an adventure of a lifetime. The islands are filled with historic towns, beautiful beaches, ancient ruins, and luxurious resorts. Each area of exploration has designated cities and ports and can be accessed with adventurous itineraries; this provides a great sailing experience. Greek islands are separated into seven main groups and are spread over two vast seas. The seas are different from one another, and each offers a unique experience. The main island groups of Greece are: Saronic Gulf, Cyclades Islands, Dodecanese Islands, Sporades, Ionian Islands, and Crete. Please advise our sailing guide below for comprehensive information about the best sailing destinations in Greece.
See & Do
📜 Corfu Brief History & Info
Live Music onboard your yacht… Unwind with your friends while drinking a cocktail and sail away to majestic sunsets.
Listen to the yachting radio while having fun swimming, drinking, or feasting.