Funchal

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Funchal
Port of Entry
32°38.620'N, 016°54.590'W Chart icon.png
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View of Funchal

Funchal is the largest city, the municipal seat and the capital of Portugal's Autonomous Region of Madeira. The city has a population of 111,892 and has been the capital of Madeira for more than five centuries.

Charts

See Madeira.

Weather

See Madeira.

Passages

Islands

Communication

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Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

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Entrance

Funchal is a port of entry to is a port of entry into Portugal.

For more details on Portugal's entry procedures see Portugal.

Berthing

Funchal is a large and crowded harbor that is exposed to considerable swell.

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Marinas & Yacht Clubs

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Anchorages

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Amenities

Facilities
Water ?
Electricity ?
Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry ?
Garbage There plenty of bins around the harbor
Supplies
Fuel ?
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers ?
Services
Repairs ?
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?

Provisioning

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Eating out

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Transportation

  • There regular flights to Lisbon and other European cities
  • There are daily flights and ferries, weather permitting, to Porto Santo

Tourism

See Madeira.

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 Madeira.

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