Vento di Venezia
|Radio||VHF channel Call on VHF channel 72|
|Phone||+ 39 041 5208588|
|Fax||+39 041 5222497|
|Max. length||25 metres|
|Max. draft||3.0 metres|
|Fuel||No fuel station.|
|Water||Yes, on berth|
|Address||Isola della Certosa, 30141 Venezia, Italy|
|More notes about the marina|
The marina of Vento di Venezia lies at the W end of the island of La Certosa, which is situated 200 metres NE of the island of Sant’Elena at the easternmost extremity of the city of Venice. It is directly opposite the basin of Venezia Sant’Elena and close to the Porto di Lido, the main entrance to the lagoon. It has 300 berths for yachts up to 25 metres, although the access channel to reach it is shallow (2.5 metres at low water). Maximum depths at the berths are around 3.0 metres (6.0 metres for the superyacht berths).
Marina radio contact
Call Vento di Venezia marina on VHF channel 72. For advance reservations, telephone, or e-mail.
Access is via the Porto di Lido, the principal (and busiest) entrance to the lagoon. As the deepest channel, with depths of over 10 metres, it is also the one used by ferries and large commercial vessels. The ends of the N and S breakwaters are identifiable by conspicuous black and white and red and white painted structures. A fairway beacon is situated around 2.5 miles SE of the entrance, from where a course of 300 degrees brings you safely through the entrance. The safe channel is also indicated by port and starboard markers. The channel is dredged to over 10.0 metres. Entry is best around slack water, since the tides can reach 4.0 knots at springs. Beware of cross-currents. Once through the entrance, follow the channel, which is marked with posts, as it curves S for about 1.5 miles, leaving the island of La Certosa to starboard, before turning NW into the channel between La Certosa and Sant’Elena islands. The marina berths are in a narrow channel between the western tip of La Certosa and a small offshore island. A long breakwater extends SSW from the eastern side of the entrance channel, in which depths are about 2.5 metres at low water. Entry is best made between half tide and high water, staying close to the breakwater to avoid dangerous shoals to port.
Berthing assistance available on request (24 hrs). Berths are on long finger pontoons (or, for very large yachts, alongside pontoons in the entrance). Depths at the pontoons range from 2.0 - 6.0 metres.
- Bar and restaurant
- Small chandlery
- Laundrette (token operated)
Boatyard of Cantiere del Polo Nautico di Vento di Venezia (Email). Slipway. Hard standing. Mobile crane (20 T). Engine, electrical and electronic repairs. Wood and fiberglass hull repairs. Sail repairs. Upholstery. Rigging. Divers.
The marina is some 3 kms from the centre of Venice (but see below)
There are regular ferries to central Venice from 0624 to 2347 and from central Venice from 0658 to 2315. Take vaporetto 4.2 into the centre and 4.1 coming back (after 2045 in the evening, 5.2 and 5.1 respectively). The vaporetto pontoon is at the end of the marina's S breakwater. When returning, note that Certosa is a request stop and you need to tell the boatman. There is also a free all night shuttle service (0030 to 0630 on request) from Sant ’Elena back to the marina.
Current price for typical 13 metre yacht: Euros 60 (June 2015). Water and electricity extra.
For 16 metre, 90 days: €2070 (winter 2016-2017). VAT included, unclear if there are additional charges.
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Date of member's last visit to Vento di Venezia and this page's details validated:
- June 2015 --Athene of Lymington
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Names: Athene of Lymington