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Marinas in Azores
Marina d'Angra

Marina d'Angra

Marina in Azores
The Angra Marina is located on the south side of Terceira Island, 50 meters from the center of the historic city of Angra do Heroísmo and within the Bay of this city which, since the 15th century, has been considered a “port of call of the western seas”, being mandatory stop for ships crossing the Atlantic. GENERAL INFORMATION Today, Marina d'Angra is surrounded by a UNESCO World Heritage City since 1983 for its architecture. The Marina has excellent top-of-the-range complementary services, which give the city a modern touch. Next to the Marina there is a beach and, on the opposite side, you can discover the underwater archaeological parks of the city. To be in these parks is to immerse yourself in History: you will find a cemetery of anchors and even what remains of the Lidador shipwreck, a Portuguese ship from the 19th century. XIX. Marina d'Angra has held the European Blue Flag since 2006. PROHIBITED Angra do Heroísmo is located on the south coast of Terceira Island. During the day, Monte Brasil is a reference. At night, if the approach is from W, the Monte Brasil lighthouse is only visible from the marking 057º. The marina is located in the eastern part of the bay protected by a breakwater. The approach is made over the 342º line formed by the front and rear lighthouses of Angra do Heroísmo. After the lighthouse on the jetty has passed through the starboard beam, turn to starboard and head towards the entrance to the marina. The W anchorage near Baixa da Prainha can become dangerous and uncomfortable with the waves raised by the S and E winds.
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Marina de Horta

Marina de Horta

Marina in Azores
The most famous marina in the Azores is one of the most visited ports in the world. Its privileged geographical position has been recognised for centuries. It is a well-established tradition that sailors that dock in Faial must leave a painting on the walls of the breakwater. Legend has it that sailors that do this will reach their destinations safely. GENERAL INFORMATION The city of Horta is located on the SE coast of the island of Faial. Tidal currents are strong in the Faial Channel. The flood runs to N and the ebb pulls hard into the bay. The marina is located inside the harbor which is protected by a breakwater with a lighthouse. The main references are the lighthouse of Boa Viagem and the lighthouse of the jetty. PROHIBITED You enter the port by taking the Boa Viagem line through Igreja do Carmo, 285º, until the alignment of the harbor lighthouses (front and back); once inside the port you can see the marina jetty right in front. There should be some protection at the entrance jetty in case the Pico ferry or fishermen are leaving the port.
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Marina Praia da Vitoria

Marina Praia da Vitoria

Marina in Azores
The Praia da Vitória Marina is located on the far eastern corner of Terceira Island, in the Archipelago of the Azores, at the coordinates 38º 43"N, 27º 03"W. The marina is protected by the Northern and Southern jetties of the bay in the city of Praia da Vitória. After passing the jetties, visitors will view the sandy beaches of Prainha and Praia Grande and the seafront road, Avenida Beira-Mar. The area is constituted by the largest sandy beach in the Azores and its natural harbour enables nautical sports to be practised, such as sailing, windsurfing, water ski, water bike, boat trips, sea fishing, underwater diving and whale watching.
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Porto das Pipas

Porto das Pipas

Marina in Azores
A small port, with a charming marina integrated in a beautiful heritage city 💝. It has two pleasant terraces, one of which belongs to a restaurant. It is in the works to increase the pier.
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