Marina de Sines, Setubal, Portugal
General - Marina de Sines is a modern marina opened in 1997. It can be entered in all weather conditions.
Position - 37º 56' N 8º 51' W
Reference port - Lisbon
Mean time differences - HW: -40 minutes ± 10; LW: -15 minutes ±5
Heights in metres -
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Approach & Entrance;
From the south - The coast between Cabo Sardao and Sines is rocky with cliffs. Porto Covo, 7 miles to the S of Sines has a rocky beach and conspicuous water tower. The entrance to Sines is wide and without hazards.
From the north - The coast is low and sandy. Yachts should stand 0.5 mile off the coast. Sines lies 1.5 miles S of Cabo de Sines. In the closer approach a long breakwater will be seen. The light is almost 500m short of the head of the breakwater. Yachts should leave a further port hand buoy to port. Yachts should not attempt to pass this buoy to starboard under any circumstances. After rounding this buoy the marina entrance bears 040º
To enter - Pass between the two breakwater heads.
Berths - Secure to the hammerhead which is also the fuelling berth and report to the marina office. All the berths are alongside finger pontoons.
Marina Contact ;
VHF Ch - 12
Maximum Length - 20m
Water - On the pontoons.
Electric - On the pontoons.
Diesel & Petrol - On the fuel quay
Other Facilities & Services - Boatyard. Travel hoist. Engineers. Electronic repairs. Radio repairs. Chandlers. Showers. Launderette.
Chandlers/Ships Store - Not Known
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Fishing Tackle - Not Known
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Shopping - Good shopping in the town 2km away.
Eating Out - Good choice of restaurants, bars and cafes in the town 2km away.
Local Area - Sines was the birth place of Vasco de Gama. The old town is attractive. Sandy beach alongside the marina.
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