Marina degli Estensi

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WorldMediterraneanAdriatic SeaItalyAdriatic Coast of ItalyPorto GaribaldiMarina degli Estensi
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Marina degli Estensi (at bottom)
Radio VHF channel 09
Phone +39 0533 328428
Fax +39 0533 328429
E-mail reception@portomarinaestensi.it
Berths 300
Max. length 25 metres
Max. draft 3.5 metres
Fuel Yes¹
Water Yes, on berth
Electricity Yes, 240v
Toilets Yes
Showers Yes
Laundry Yes
Internet No
Cable TV No
Hours ?
Address Viale Leopardi 91, 44124 Lido degli Estensi (FE), Italy
More notes about the marina

The Marina degli Estensi lies at the canal port of Porto Garibaldi on the Adriatic coast of Italy, 14 miles N of the port of Ravenna and 40 miles S of Chioggia at the southernmost entrance to the lagoon of Venice. The marina offers berths for a total of 300 yachts of up to 25 metres. Depths in the marina range from 3.0 to 4.0 metres. Vessels of over 2.5 metres draft are advised to avoid the harbour owing to the shallow access channel.

Marina radio contact

Contact Marina degli Estensi on VHF channel 09 prior to entry. For advance reservations, telephone or e-mail.

Navigation/Approach

The coast around Porto Garibaldi is mostly low-lying with few distinctive features. A tall red and white painted tower with a microwave dish sited inland at Comacchio is the most visible feature on the approach. Closer in, a long southern breakwater and two shorter northern breakwaters are identifiable. Entry is between the two smaller breakwaters on a course of 255 degrees. Depths in the entrance are only around 3.5 - 4.0 metres, but can be as little as 2.5 metres at the lowest tides. A red light is shown on the starboard hand breakwater and on the S side of the canal 900 metres upstream when large commercial vessels are leaving or entering port and entry is prohibited at such times. In the approach from both N and S, a yacht should stay at least half a mile offshore to avoid shoals and underwater obstructions. About 900 metres up the canal there is a narrow, tributary canal on port side marked with port and starboard markers which leads to the marina. The access channel is dredged to a depth of 4.0 metres

Note: Along this stretch of the Adriatic coast tidal ranges can exceed 1.0 metre at springs, so judging the tides right can make a significant difference to safe access in most of the shallower harbours.

Berthing

Moorings in Marina degli Estensi

Berthing assistance available on request (24 hrs). Berths are on finger pontoons or quays with mooring posts.

Marina facilities

Very few, but more planned.

Repairs/Yard

Slipway. Hard standing. Travel lift (50 T). Engine, electrical and electronic repairs. Wood, steel and fiberglass hull repairs. Sail repairs. Divers.

Security

Good (24 hrs)

Marina Location

The marina is about one kilometre from the town centre.

Transport

Taxis to town centre.

Price

Current price unknown.

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  • Data compiled from web research (please update if possible)--Athene of Lymington 16:27, 17 January 2011 (UTC)



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