Porto San Vito

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WorldMediterraneanItalyVenice to TriesteGradoPorto San Vito
45°40.957'N, 013°22.617'E Chart icon.png
Porto San Vito, Grado
Radio VHF channel 09 or 16
Phone +39 (0431) 83 500
Fax +39 (0431) 84 122
E-mail [email protected]
Berths 165 (including 16 transit)
Max. length 20 metres
Max. draft 3.5 metres
Fuel No fuel station
Water Yes, at all berths
Electricity Yes, 240 V, at all berths
Toilets Yes
Showers Yes
Laundry Yes (token operated)
Internet ?
Cable TV No
Hours ?
Address Riva G. da Verrazzano 1, 34073 Grado (Gorizia), Italy
More notes about the marina

The small marina of Porto San Vito lies at the W extremity of the town of Grado on the lagoon of the same name, 11 miles E of Lignano and five miles SW of Monfalcone on the northern Adriatic coast of Italy. A hotel and leisure development as well as a marina, it offers 165 berths for yachts up to 20 metres in depths of 3.0 - 3.5 metres.


Try calling Porto San Vito on VHF channel 09 or 16. You may have better luck if you telephone or email in advance for berthing information and reservations. Alternatively berth on the concrete quay to starboard in the entrance where it says 'Transito' (towards the inner end as the outer end is shallow) and walk round to find the ormeggiator.


There is a red fairway buoy just under two miles offshore at the entrance to the Grado lagoon/wiki/Porto_San_Vito#Grado_lagoonWorld icon.png Grado lagoon [[Porto San Vito#Grado lagoon|Grado lagoon]] 45°40.796'N, 013°22.210'E . Dangerous sandbanks extend for almost two miles on both sides of the entrance, so the approach is only safe from this buoy, near high water and in settled weather. The approach should be made on a course of 040 degrees. The entrance channel, which is dredged to a depths of just 3.0 metres, is marked by piles on either side.

Once inside the entrance, the channel forks. Take the starboard channel and the entrance to Porto San Vito is a further 200 metres on starboard side. The basin is entered from NE. Depths in the basin are 3.0 – 3.5 metres but can be as little as 2.5 metres at low water in the entrance.


Berth on the concrete quay to starboard just inside the entrance and walk round to find the ormeggiator to be assigned a berth. Space is limited in the marina and it is wise to book ahead via telephone or email at busy periods. Berths are bows or stern-to on a series of pontoons and associated quays with mooring posts for your stern or bow lines. The berths are not very long, and it is usually necessary to take springs from midships to the posts to hold you off the pontoon and to allow for the rise and fall of tide (which is often a metre or more). Berthing assistance available if required.


  • Bar/restaurant
  • Hotel
  • Yacht club
  • Swimming pool
  • Thermal spa pool


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


Reasonable (no control of pedestrian access).


The marina is around 400 metres from the town centre. The beach is only five minutes from the marina.


List transportation (local and/or international. Bus service to town?)


Current daily berthing price for typical 13 metre yacht (June 2015): Euros 65.


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The channel to Porto San Vito from the S
he entrance from seaward (transit quay on the right)
Four point mooring on postsX
Most yachts will need to rig springs to the posts

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