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Angra dos Reis
Port of Entry
23°00.400'S, 044°19.083'W Chart icon.png
lat=-23.006667 | lon=-44.318056 | zoom=12 | y


Angra dos Reis is located southwest of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, some 150 km from the city of Rio de Janeiro. It is famous for its coastline, comprised of the Bay of Ilha Grande, a beautiful and pristine setting having 365 islands, of which the largest and most important is Ilha Grande. Its main population center is the port and city of the same name.

One of the best cruising grounds in South America, with 365 islands, one for each day of the year, very well sheltered anchorages with white sand beaches and excellent holding (sand or mud bottom), no strong currents and the tidal difference is no more than 1.85m. A lot of diving, and small islander villages to visit, all just a few miles away from each other, waterfalls and much more.

The best times to sail: If you wish to sail southbound to Angra - October to April; northbound from Angra - May to September. Angra is the main yachting ground in between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo cities.

There are many boat yards and facilities to repair or build a boat, ramps for multihulls and travel-lift up to 70T, dry storage on the weather or sheltered.

At the main harbor and the surrounding areas, there is Wifi coverage. Angra is 2,5 hrs drive from Rio de Janeiro City and 4,5hrs drive from São Paulo City.

Charts

See Brazil.

Weather

May to August dry season, January to March may be fine, there are some years the summer is a bit wet, with shower from 1400~1500h to 2100h up to 10~30 miles offshore. Angra is the only place where the rainforest meets the sea like centuries ago. The area holds last 7% of the original Atlantic rainforest.

Sources for weather information

Currents & Tides

Passages

See Brazil.

Islands

See Brazil.

Communication

See Brazil.


Navigation

The access channel is well marked for either day or night to assist the entry of the cargo ships to the main harbor at downtown Angra.

Entrance

Angra dos Reis is a port of entry for Brazil. For details see Entrance: Brazil.

Berthing

Ports

  • Angra dos Reis is a small fishing port

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Angra Dos Reis Marina Clube

Angra Dos Reis Marina Clube/wiki/Angra_dos_Reis#Angra_Dos_Reis_Marina_Clube
Berth icon Angra Dos Reis Marina Clube [[Angra dos Reis#Angra Dos Reis Marina Clube|Angra Dos Reis Marina Clube]] (ARMC) 23°00.940'S, 044°18.000'W

Pontoons with water & electricity. 24 hr security. Swimming pool.

secretaria@armclube.com.br; Tel: +55 (24) 3365-2349; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel XX
Address: Estrada do Marinas 1700, Condomínio Marina, Bairro Marinas, Angra dos Reis - RJ, Brazil
Hours:
  • Marina Verolme
  • Marina Piratas Mall
  • Viamarina Angra


Anchorages

Anchoring in the bay

Amenities

Facilities
Water ?
Electricity ?
Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry ?
Garbage ?
Supplies
Fuel ?
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers ?
Services
Repairs ?
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?

Provisioning

Give the names and locations of supermarkets, grocery stores, bakeries, etc.

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Eating out

Give the name of recommended restaurant, tavernas, pastry stores, etc.

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Transportation

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Tourism

History

Give a short history of the port.

Places to Visit

List places of interest, tours, etc.

Friends

Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.

Forums

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Links

References & Publications

See Brazil.

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