Gouvia Marina, part of the D-Marin group, is located on the exquisite Ionian island of Corfu, or Kerkira, off the west coast of Greece. It creates a natural link between the Adriatic and the Mediterranean Seas and is an impressive place to visit or take a charter from. Gouvia Marina is the largest marina in Greece
World renowned, it is a popular place for sailing yachts and superyachts from all over. For beginners and experienced sailors alike, sailing in the area is ideal. To the northwest of Corfu lie the Diapontian Islands - Mathraki, Othonoi, and Erikoussa. Approach from the north to the first is tricky, as it is surrounded by shallow reefs. The other two islands are a good and increasingly popular place for first port of call for vessels approaching from the Adriatic.
The outstanding natural beauty and lushness of the Ionian Islands have been marveled at since ancient times. Legend has it that Odysseus sailed these waters on his journey home from the Trojan wars. The northeast coast is a sailor’s dream, with its easy access to shore, and calm, pristine waters. The other Ionian Islands in this group are further afield, for the more adventurous.
This marina is also a fine location for super yachts. Contemporary Corfu has a range of luxury accommodation and dining as well as a world class golf club, horse riding clubs, tennis clubs, cricket courts and water sports facilities.
Gouvia Marina has 1,235 berths, supplied with 24-hour power and water and a 600 dry dock capacity. Berths are available for yachts up to 80 m long with a 5.5 m draft on a short or long term basis. There are also many charter boats for rent from here.
A number of different services are available; shops, restaurants, bars and cafes, and a supermarket. Wireless internet is accessible via a pre-paid card; there is outdoor car parking, 24-hour security with guards and CCTV and a fire warning and extinguishing systems. Along the quayside are a children’s playground, a gym, a swimming-pool, and a cricket field that host international games.
The well-equipped boatyard has 2 travel lifts for up to 65T and 75T respectively. There are three mobile cranes 65T, 45T and 20T and a small 5T crane. Services offered include hull pressure washing and cleaning, engine maintenance and repair, electric and electronic service or repair, carpentry and upholstery, refrigeration systems, ventilation, bilge control, air conditioning, battery control and charging and general cleaning works. There is also a fuel station and diving services.
There is an International Airport on Corfu 19km away from the marina.