Marinas &








Highlights: good live-aboard community, all services. Local super market.

Facilities: Nice marina for the winter

Cost (Winter 2007/2008): 6.50 euros a night (six months, paid in advance)

Notes: They will not accept reservations, but while we were there they were never full and always had room for additional yachts.




Highlights: Walking through the old town and seeing the recently unearthed ancient ruins. They are everywhere!

Facilities: Nice showers, single washer and dryer,

Cost (May 15, 2008): 24 euros a night


Highlights: Visit to the fish market, hike to the summit of the rock.

Facilities: Nice showers, wifi in front of the office

Cost (May 17, 2008): 28 euros a night


Puerto Ibiza - Marina de Botafoch


Facilities: Nice marina

Cost (May 25, 2008): 41 euros a night

Notes: Small ferry goes to downtown every 30 minutes.


Palma. Mallorca - Real Club Nautico



Facilities: Nice showers and laundry.

Cost (June 2, 2008): 39.50 euros a night

Notes: Long walk to town. Free WiFi, except we could not receive at our location so had to walk to the office.

Club Nautico La Rapita




Cost (June 10, 2008): 73.50 euros a night

Notes: Free WiFi

Porto Cristo

Highlights: Cave

Facilities: Private shower/toilets

Cost (June 18, 2008): 54.20 euros a night



Peurto Pollensa




Cost (june 20, 2008): 61.00 euros a night



Ribera del Puerto, Mahon, Menorca



Facilities: Floating pontoons. No showers or toilets

Cost (June 24, 2008): 36.41 euros a night

Notes: Dingy ride to town. WiFi available for a charge (20 euro a week).



Port de Plaisance de Bonifacio, Bonifacio, Corsica



Cost (June 30, 2008): 42.00 euros a night

(July 1, 2008): 54.00 euros a night

Notes: Location near stores, restaurants and town. Music does play late into the evening.


Port de Plaisance de Beaulieu

Beaulieu sur Mer, French Riviera

Highlights: Beautiful location on the French Riviera!


Cost (July 14,2008): 46.94 euros per night

Notes: Location near stores, restaurants, bus and




Ports de Monaco

Highlights: In Monaco!

Facilities: Close to town

Cost (July 17,2008): 67 euros per night

Notes: A great location. Walking distance to everything in Monaco



Marina di Loano, Italy



Cost (July 22,2008): 39.68 euros per night



Marina degli Aregai , Italy



Cost (July 22,2008): 55.00 euros per night



Santa Margherita, Ligure , Italy

Highlights: Close to town, stores, etc.

Facilities: Basic

Cost (July 23,2008): 49.60 euros per night

Notes: Easy train acces to Cinque Terre.


Viareggio Porto , Italy

Highlights: Manufacturing location for mega yachts

Facilities: Showers. toilets, WiFi (but not working while we were here).

Cost (July 25,2008): 52 euros per night


Portoferraio , Italy

Highlights: On the quai in downtown. Great location.

Facilities: Showers & toilets - but we never used them. WiFi (but not working while we were here and the other local service was not very good, but was cheap.).

Cost (July 27,2008): 100 euros per night - a new record for us. Electricity and water were about 4 euro additional.

Notes: Very friendly staff and plenty of space - probably because of the cost. A nice anchorage is just outside the harbor.


Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy

Highlights: Downtown in the old harbor


Cost (July 27,2008): 100 euros per night

Notes: Our most expensive so far. Limit one night, but they may have allowed more.


Marina Di Nettuno , Italy




Cost (July 31,2008): 70 euros per night



Torre Del Greco , Italy

Circolo Nautico


Highlights: 10 minutes walking to train for visits to Naples and Pompei. Very convenient.

Facilities: Electric & water. Showers, but we did try them. Very friendly manager.

Cost (August 5, 2008): 50 euros per night

Notes: They have about 8 visitor berths, but we were the only boat there for the first couple of days. According to Rod Heikell' s Pilot security could be a problem, but we didn't have any issues, but you are right next to the breakwater that is crowded with people until late in the evening.


Salerno, Italy

Ormeggio Autuori

Highlights: Cute town. Nice marina with very helpful people.

Facilities: Electric & water.

Cost (August 10, 2008): 75 euros per night


Palma, Mallorca, Spain

Highlights: Very nice marina, great town

Facilities: Electric & water. Showers and laundry.

Cost (August 26, 2008): 67 euros per night

Notes: Palma is a great location to have any work done. We had Spectra, Mastervolt and Avon people all come to our boat.





















Isla Espalmador

Highlights: Fine sandy beach, walk to the the mud baths, look-out tower and walking along the cliff above the western shore. Too many jellyfish to swim.

Note: Mooring buoys, no anchoring allowed. We paid no fee in May. Not sure about later in the season.


Cala Llonga

Rock cliffs on both sides


Clot d'es Llamp

One of our favorites. No developments, steep cliffs surrounding the anchorage. Good holding in sand.


Cala Pi


We planned to anchor here, but after seeing the cala it seemed very narrow with rocks on both sides and a strong swell coming in.


Outside La Rapita

3-4 meters over sand. We could use the WiFi from the Marina.

Isla Gambina


Isla Cabrera


Puerto de Cala Llong - Cala Gran


Isla de Formentor

Mooring balls. No charge (maybe this changes in July/August?)


Cala Porter


Golfo Della Lacona Bay

Elba Island, Italy

Nice large bay, open to the south. Many boats come for the day and leave at 6 pm. We had only a handful of sailing yachts in a bay that could hold more than 100. Good holding on sand bottom.



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