Puerto de las Nieves

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Puerto de las Nieves (Agaete)
28°05.961'N, 015°42.676'W Chart icon.png
lat=28.09935 | lon=-15.71126 | zoom=16 | y

The port of Agaete, Puerto de las Nieves, used to be the preferred place to get a view of El Dedo de Dios, a natural monument on the coastline, before the latter was destroyed during tropical storm Delta in November 2005. The port is a common endpoint for day tours from more touristic areas of the island.

Charts

See Canary Islands.

Weather

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Passages

Communication

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Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

The approach to Puerto de las Nieves is straightforward but the last phase of the entrance maneuver requires a turn towards the N with little field due to the proximity of the lows rocky and rocky that make up the coast in that area. Winds, often intense in this area, add complication to the maneuvers.

Warning: Beware of the fast ferry (30+ knots) when approaching the port as it only slows down at the entrance.

Berthing

Puerto de Las Nieves

Puerto de Las Nieves/wiki/Puerto_de_las_Nieves#Puerto_de_Las_Nieves
Harbour icon Puerto de Las Nieves [[Puerto de las Nieves#Puerto de Las Nieves|Puerto de Las Nieves]] (Agaete) 28°06.010'N, 015°42.710'W

Fast ferry port. There are 3 pontoons for yachts. Water, electricity, fuel (only for fishermen). Toilets at the ferry terminal, no showers. 24 h Security. Café, car rental.

puertodelasnieves@puertoscanarios.es; Tel/Fax: +34 (928) 554 227; VHF channel 09

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

None.

Anchorages

Depending on the wind, anchoring outside the port is possible.

Amenities

Facilities
Water In the port
Electricity In the port
Toilets At the ferry terminal
Showers N/A (Not Available)
Laundry N/A
Garbage Bins in the port
Supplies
Fuel Fuel station but only for fishermen
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers None
Services
Repairs N/A
Internet N/A
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals In the port

Provisioning

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Eating out

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Transportation

By car.

Tourism

History

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Places to Visit

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References

See Canary Islands.

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