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Puerto Sherry Marina, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Cadiz, Andalucia, Spain

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General - Puerto Sherry Marina is located at El Puerto de Santa Maria, in the bay of Cadiz on the Atlantic Coast of Spain. The facility offers berths, several independent boat yards and a storage operation. I've seen this large marina described in a pilot book as the best equipped marina on Andalucia's Atlantic Coast. But in my opinion it is nothing more than a large parking space for boats. The place seems totally devoid of any character. Enquiries (July 2006) at the marina office and chandlery were treated in a most unhelpful manner.

Open - All year round

Hours - Marina - 24/7 Office - 0830 AM - 1830 PM.

Formalities - Yacht papers, Passports and Insurance should be presented to the Marina office.

Contact ;
Tel -
Fax -
VHF Ch - 09
Call sign - Puerto Sherry
Addtess - Avda. Juan Melgarejo 18, Edif. Vistahermosa, PSM

Position - 036° 34´ 38 N - 006° 15´ 15 W

Charts, Pilots & Cruising Guides - See the following link for Andalucia Charts

Reference port - Cadiz
Mean time differences - HW: - 5 minutes ± 10; LW: - 5 minutes ± 10
Heights in metres -

3.2 2.6 1.1 0.4

Depths at MLW - 3m.

Protection/Shelter - Excellent.

Approach and Entrance -

From the North of West - From the Las Cabezuelas buoy and follow the Canal del Norte. Pass no more than 1 mile of Punta Santa Catalina del Puerto to avoid the banks of La Galera and El Diamante.
From the South of West - Make for the entrance to the canal principal and follow the well bouyed and lit channel. At El Diamante, port hand buoy #4 leave the channel and steer 063º for the marina entrance.

Entrance - The entrance lies 750m to the NW of the training wall of El Puerto de Santa Maria and faces SE. Secure to the reception pontoon to port on entry.

Berths & Moorings - 788 slips with 5 Megayachts slips. It is not known if reservations are required.

Maximum length - 60m.
Maximum beam - 12m.

Water - On the pontoons.

Electric - On the pontoons. 30 & 50 amp

Fuel - Petrol and Diesel on the fuel berth.

Weather forecast - Daily at the marina office.

Security - Not Known.

Internet Access - Wi-Fi zone. Upon request.

Other Marina Facilities, Services & Supplies - Toilets. Showers.

Boatyard Facilities & Services - 50 tonne travel lift. Several yards on site. Engineers. Electronic repairs. Radio repairs. Engine repairs. Osmosis treatment. Painting. Sailmakers.

Shopping and Provisions - Small supermarket on site. Yachts should come well provisioned.

Bank or ATM - No, nearest in El Puerto de Santa Maria (a long way off).

Chandlers or Ships' Store - On site.
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Fishing Tackle - Not Known

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Butane/Camping Gaz/Propane - No.

Ice - On site.

Restaurants & Eating Out - Chill out- Lounges, crepes, pizzerias, mediterranean food styles, tapas bars all on site.

Transport -
Bikes -
Local Bus Service -
Intercity Bus Service -
Taxis - At the marina office
Car Rental - Great Deals Here!!!
Train Service -
Water Taxi -
Ferry Service -
Airport(s) - Jerez de la Frontera. Seville
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Local Area -
Sporting & Recreational Facilities - Windsurfing, Kite surfing. Good Beaches on either side of the marina

Sightseeing - El Puerto Santa Maria is a nice town

Museums and Cultural Attractions -

Conservation Projects - Doñana National Park, Salt protected park

Special Events -

Children's Stuff -

Other -

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