Sailing holidays from Corfu
Weather conditions in the Ionian are very favourable for a relaxed sailing holiday. There are good sailing breezes from late morning through the afternoon, with winds from the northwest Force 3-5 subsiding around sunset. The winds tend to be stronger at the start and end of the season. Summer temperatures reach 28-31ºC
On a 1 week yacht charter holiday from Corfu you can explore the beautiful islands of Paxos and Anti-Paxos to the south and visit the attractive harbours of Sivota on the mainland. See our suggested sailing itinerary below.
On a 2-week sailing holiday you can sail south to the islands of the Southern Ionian, including Lefkas, Meganissi, Ithaca and Cephalonia. The 30nm passage from Paxos to Lefkas gives an enjoyable day's sail between island-hopping.
Or explore the beautiful bays and coves on the island of Corfu and plot a course to the Diapondia Islands off the north-west coast. The islands of Othoni, Ericousa and Mathraki are known as "the Faraway Islands", and they all have beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, perfect for swimming and snorkelling.
Kiriacoulis run one of the largest fleets of bareboat charter yachts in the Mediterranean, and have yachts based at Gouvia Marina, including many of the latest yacht models from Bavaria, Jeanneau, Dufour and Beneteau. These yacht charters can start and finish any day of the week, giving you total flexibility over your sailing holiday dates.
We can also offer bareboat charter yachts from several other charter fleets we work closely with in Gouvia Marina so we are sure to have the perfect charter yacht for your next sailing holiday from Corfu.
Corfu is well served with direct flights from the UK. easyJet have daily flights from Gatwick, Manchester and Bristol to Corfu. Monarch have flights on Saturdays from Gatwick to Corfu. Thomson and Thomas Cook have flights from most UK airports on Mondays. Transfer time to Corfu Gouvia Marina 15 minutes.