Corfu, Greece

Sailing holidays

25 °C
Average temperature (Jun-Sept)
1-2
Sailing experience level
ICC RYA
Day Skipper

Sun-drenched Ionian cruising

Corfu is the northernmost of the seven Ionian Islands and the perfect starting point to explore the sun-drenched Ionian Sea. A mixture of sheltered coastal spots and more adventurous blue water stretches make Corfu an ideal destination for sailors of all abilities.

The famous Heptanese Islands are known for their relaxed culture and attractive scenery, excellent beaches and warm, clear waters. Corfu is home to a number of relaxing beaches and imposing castles, as well as numerous outlying islands and abundant native wildlife. A combination of sheltered coastal and exciting open water sailing lets you take in Paxos and Antipaxos, known for their wine and excellent beaches. 

Each Ionian Island offers panoramic views from high mountain peaks, sheltered bays and sandy beaches ideal for diving and snorkelling, delicious traditional food and drink and ancient history spanning the very earliest western civilisations. Meanwhile, north from Corfu is Albania and another distinct, varied coastline to explore.

Suggested bareboat itineraries

Confident, qualified sailors can explore the Ionian at their own pace with a Corfu bareboat charter holiday. Set your own schedule and sail Greece’s rugged coastline, island hop your way through the Heptanese Islands and call wherever you please—mooringwherever and whenever you like and moving on again when the mood takes you.

Corfu one-week bareboat

  • Blue Flag beaches
  • Thrilling watersports
  • Cosmopolitan towns
  • Venetian architecture
  • Island hopping, blue water sailing
  • Bustling harbours, tranquil villages
Itinerary details

Experience required

Sailing experience level
1
At least 5 days or 100 miles as skipper on an equivalent size yacht

Level 1 destinations offer the easiest, most forgiving sailing ideal for novices and less experienced sailors. Lazy line mooring, line-of-sight navigation and calm conditions mean you won’t sail outside your comfort zone.

Qualifications required

ICC
International Certificate of Competence
RYA
Day Skipper

To sail in this destination you'll need at least an ICC or an RYA Day Skipper qualification or above.

Skippered Holiday

Try a skippered holiday

  • Relax and let your skipper take charge
  • Be as hands on or laid back as you like
  • Learn from an expert skipper
  • Gain local knowledge and recommendations
  • Peace of mind and safety on the water
  • Discretion and privacy when you need it
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Sailing conditions

Max temp
(°C)
Min temp
(°C)
Avg precipitation
(mm)
Avg wind speed
(knots)
Dominant wind direction
Arillas (Corfu)
January1451007NNW
February1461406NNW
March167906NW
April1910706NNW
May2313405SE
June2817205SSE
July3119104SSE
August3119404SE
September2817405SE
October23141204SW
November19102105NW
December1571404WSW

Address

Gouvia Marina

Po Box 60

49083 Tzavros

Corfu, Greece

Base opening hours

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

Sat: 9am-7pm

Sun: 9am-2.30pm

Nearest airport
Corfu Airport

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