Marina di Cala Galera

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WorldMediterraneanItalyTuscan CoastPorto ErcoleMarina di Cala Galera
42°24.126'N, 011°12.571'E Chart icon.png
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Marina di Cala Galera (top) and Porto Ercole (bottom)
Radio VHF channel 09
Phone +39 0564 833010
E-mail info@marinacalagalera.com
Berths 670
Max. length 50 metres
Max. draft 6.0 metres
Fuel Fuel dock 0830 - 1230 and 1530 - 1830)
Water Yes, on berth
Electricity Yes, 240v
Toilets Yes
Showers Yes
Laundry No
Internet WiFi (at yacht club) (at yacht club)
Cable TV No
Hours ?
Address 58018, Porto Ercole (GR) Italy
More notes about the marina

The Marina di Cala Galera is a modern marina situated at the SE side of the prominent Argentario peninsula of Italy, half a mile N of Porto Ercole and at the W end of a long sandy spit connecting the rocky peninsula to the mainland. The marina offers 700 berths on 12 piers and quays for yachts of up to 50 metres. It gets very crowded here in summer and berths are at a premium at this time, since the marina is only some 130 kilometers from Rome along the Via Aurelia.

Marina radio contact

Call Marina di Cala Galera on VHF channel 09 prior to entry, giving your boat name, length and draught.

Navigation/Approach

The marina is just round the headland from Porto Ercole. The long E breakwater will be visible on rounding the headland. The entrance is oriented NNE. Depths in the entrance are 3.0 - 3.5 metres. Beware of a shallow patch of only 2.0 metres just N of the starboard entrance mark. A marina RIB will normally guide you in if you have reported arrival on channel 09 (especially if your draught is around 3.0 metres or more). Note: if the marina is full, there is a sheltered anchorage in all but strong E winds just N of the marina, where a yacht can anchor off the beach in 3.0 - 5.0 metres. Holding is good in sand and mud.

The marina looking NE

Berthing

A marina RIB will normally assist with berthing.

Plan of the marina

Marina facilities

  • Yacht club (Circolo Nautico e della Vela Argentario, Website) with own pontoons, restaurant, bar, TV room and Wifi.
  • Minimarket in the marina
  • Cashpoint (ATM)
  • Restaurant and snack bar
  • Car hire

Repairs/Yard

Hard standing. Indoor storage. Slipway. Travel lift (320 T). Mobile crane (40 T). Engine, electrical and electronic repairs. Boat repairs (all kinds). Sail repairs. Divers.

Security

Good.

Marina Location

The marina is around 15-20 minutes walk from the shops and other facilities of Porto Ercole.

Transport

  • The Via Aurelia (E80) runs along the coast at the base of the Argentario Peninsula, 12 kilometres E of Santo Stefano.
  • Train station at Orbetello, 10 kilometers NE of Marina di Cala Galera. Trains to Rome and Pisa.

Price

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  • Data compiled from web research (please update if possible) --Athene of Lymington 16:52, 7 December 2010 (UTC)



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