Porto degli Argonauti

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WorldMediterraneanIonian SeaItalyIonian Coast of ItalyPorto degli Argonauti
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View of Porto degli Argonauti
Radio VHF channel 74
Phone +39 (0835) 547 0218
Fax +39 (0835) 471 920
E-mail info@argonauti.com
Berths 450
Max. length 30 m
Max. draft 3.5 m
Fuel Yes
Water Yes
Electricity 240 V
Toilets Yes
Showers Yes
Laundry ?
Internet Yes
Hours ?
Address Porto degli Argonauti, Lido di Macchia, Marina di Pisticci (MT), Italy
More notes about the marina

Porto degli Argonauti is, like Marina di Policoro, another of the new, luxury residential and marina developments under development in the Golfo di Taranto in Italy. Opened in October 2009, Porto degli Argonauti lies some 25 miles SW of Taranto on the W side of the gulf. Constructed on the coast by the company Nettis Resort around 20 km E of the town of Pisticci, the development will eventually provide, in addition to residential units, a total of around 450 berths for vessels of up to 40 metres. In addition to marina berths, the development also includes a boatyard capable of undertaking most repair and maintenance tasks.

Communication

Prior to entry hail the marina on VHF channel 74.

Navigation

Plan of Porto degli Argonauti

The coastline to either side of the marina entrance is largely flat and featureless. The marina entrance is identifiable by the two short curved breakwaters protecting the channel. Entrance is from SE. The entrance leads into a 450 metre long channel giving access to the two basins of the marina. Depths in the entrance are 4.0 metres, in the channel and in the marina basins 3.5 metres. Shelter in the marina is excellent.

Berthing

You will be assisted to a mooring. Service 24 hours.

Facilities

  • Fuel station between the two basins (0800 - 2000)
  • Bars and restaurants
  • Pizzeria
  • Wine bar
  • Shopping centre (including minimarket)
  • Hotel
  • WiFi (low strength)
  • Fitness centre and swimming pool
  • Car rental

Repairs

  • Yard with hard standing and travel lift (80 T).
  • Mobile crane (30 T)
  • Indoor storage
  • Engine, electrical and electronic repairs
  • All hull repairs
  • Sail repairs
  • Upholstery repairs
  • Hull painting
  • Divers

Note: Not all of these services are available all year.

Security

Good security (24 hr)

Location

There is little of interest in the immediate vicinity of the marina, but with hired transport it is worth exploring some of the hinterland and its picturesque mountain villages. The World Heritage site of Matera is around 50 km NNW of the marina.

Transport

  • Local and international flights from Bari and Brindisi airports
  • Airport at Pisticci (currently being upgraded)
  • E90 road connects to Taranto, Crotone and Brindisi

Price

For the latest prices see Price Listing.

Price for typical 15 metre yacht (December 2010): Euros 48 (summer); Euros 29 (winter).

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  • Data compiled form web research (please update if possible)--Athene of Lymington 13:07, 21 December 2010 (UTC)

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