Port d'Aro, Girona, Catalunya, Spain
General - Port d'Aro is a marina set in a holiday complex. It lies on the Costa Brava on the NE coast of Spain. Approach and entry are easy but would be difficult and possibly dangerous in strong winds from the NE - SE. Winds from this direction also push swell into the harbour.
Position - 41º 48' N 3º 02' E
Charts - British Admiralty 1704 French 4827 7505 Spanish 876 492
Approach & Entrance;
From the south - Cabo Tossa and its conspicuous lighthouse are easily recognised. Puerto de Sant Feliu de Guixols and Punta de Garbi are also easy to identify as is the wide Cala de Sant Pol. Port d'Aro lies 1 mile to the NE of this cala
From the north - Puerto de Palamos is easy to identify as is the Bahia de Palamos which is lined with high rise apartment blocks. The long sandy Playa d'Aro is backed by high rise buildings and the harbour lies at the S end of the beach
To enter - Approach the head of the breakwater on a SW course and leave it 20m to starboard
Berths - Secure to the visitors berth and ask.
Marina Contact ;
VHF Ch - 9
Maximum Length - 15m
Water - On the pontoons.
Electric - On the pontoons.
Diesel & Petrol - On the fuel quay
Other Facilities & Services - Hull repairs. Engine repairs. 20 tonne travel hoist. 8 tonne crane. Slip. Hard stranding. Showers at the Club Nautico de Port d'Aro
Chandlers - Nearby.
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Fishing Tackle - Not Known
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Shopping - Provisions from shops in S'Agaro 0.5 mile away or from behind the beach 1 mile to the N