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Marina Nazare, Leiria, Portugal

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General - Marina Nazare lies on the W coast of Portugal. It is claimed that the harbour remains open under in all weather conditions, due to a deep trench lying just off shore that reduces swell.

Position - 39º 35' N 9º 05' W

Reference port - Lisbon
Mean time differences - HW: -20 minutes ±10 ; LW: 00 minutes ±5
Heights in metres -
3.3 2.6 1.3 0.6

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Protection/Shelter - It is claimed that the harbour remains open under in all weather conditions, due to a deep trench lying just off shore that reduces swell. Strong winds, caused by the local hills, affect the harbour.

Approach & Entrance;
From the south - 4 miles S of Nazare the coast, having been sandy, gives way to rocks.
From the north - From Figueira da Foz the coast is low and sandy. At Penedo da Saudade it becomes more broken and backed by low hills.
To enter - Pass between the breakwater heads and head for the SW corner of the marina where 3 pontoons will be seen.

Berths - Secure to the central hammerhead and await allocation of a berth.

Marina Contact ;
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Maximum Length - 25m

Water - On the pontoons.

Electric - On the pontoons.

Diesel & Petrol - By tanker arranged by the marina officials. Yachts will pay for the quantity ordered rather than that taken on board so do not over estimate

Chandlers/Ships Store - Not Known
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Marine Electronics - The Top Deals are on the Web!

Scuba Diving Gear - Get Offers Here

Fishing Tackle - Not Known

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Security - Good with a guard on duty during the day. Access to the marina is by key card

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Facilities & Services - Boatyard. Travel hoist. Engineers. Electronic repairs. Radio repairs. Chandlers. Launderette.

Shopping - Small mini market close to Marina Nazare. More shops and a market in the town.

Eating Out - Plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes in the town

Local Area - Nazare is a good base to visit Abbey Batalha, Fatima, Alcobaca and Caldas da Rainha, all of which can be reached by public transport.

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