Gouvia Marina is located in the world-famous Corfu island and is the biggest marina in terms of berth capacity in Greece with a total of 1,235 berths on both permanent and floating pontoons, while there are also dry dock facilities for approximately 520 boats. Location The marina is situated about 6 kilometers from the town of Corfu and 7 kilometers from the International Airport.
For many years seamen considered the harbor and the bay of Gouvia as 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. In the 17th century Venetian seamen selected the area of Gouvia as an ideal location for creating a naval station and shipyards, remains of which have survived in the region. This tradition has been maintained until today while sailing yachts and motor boats from all over the world arrive at Gouvia Marina, enjoying the beauties of the sea and the environment, the cool breeze and the beautiful island of Corfu.
In contemporary Corfu you will find luxury hotels, traditional accommodation, as well as services equivalent to those of a modern city with an excellent infrastructure. With a golf club which has been praised as one of the best in the world, horse riding clubs, many tennis clubs, among which the oldest in Greece, cricket courts and a lot of water sports facilities, the island of Corfu has a lot to offer to the perspective visitor.
Boatyard & Yacht Services Facilities
The Marina offers a full range of technical boat services. There are one 65-ton and one 80-ton travelifts and two 45-ton and 80-ton mobile cranes available in the Marina. In addition, a smaller 5-ton crane and a boat transportation vehicle are available. Apart from power washing, painting and other works on the underwater parts of boats, the marina can cover a wide range of maintenance and repairs, including mechanical, electrical, electronic, wood-working, sail-repair, refrigeration, upholstery etc. Moreover, a diver undertakes underwater repairs, hull inspection and other tasks. With electricity and water networks installed throughout the dry-docking area, the boat owners can carry out their own shore repairs. There are also facilities for the laying-up of boats in a covered shelter.
The marina has a mooring capacity of approximately 1235 yachts, on both permanent and floating pontoons. Distribution of berths is based on the dimensions of the boats. Moorings are available for stay on a short or long term basis, and boats up to 80 metres long and with 5.5 metres draught can be accommodated. At all berths electricity is available (220V and 380V) as well as fresh water and waste removal services.