Arrival Procedure

28º 40’ 5” N / 17º 45’ 8” W

Approach

Marina La Palma is located inside and at the far end of the commercial port Santa Cruz de La Palma. The end of the main port breakwater is identified with 8m green tower light: Fl.G.5s16m5M.

The port sees a degree of activity with ferries, cruise-liners, container ships and fishing boat traffic and so it is best to contact the Port Traffic Control on VHF ch.06 to inform them of your movements – both prior to entry and when leaving the marina.

The entire entry channel access to the marina, including the marina basin has at least 8m depth. The mouth of the marina can be seen to port (W) as you approach and is marked with entry lights:

Fl(2)R.7s 4m 3M (Red pyramid 5m )
Fl(2)G.7s 4m 3M (Green pyramid 5m )

The marina office is straight ahead as you enter the marina, with the visitors’ pontoon situated in front of it. The fuel dock can be found on the right side of the marina building to the right of the visitors’ dock.

Contacting the marina

Please call on VHF ch.09 to communicate entry and dock staff will meet you in the marina to help with lines. (Marina Office tel nº: +34 922 410 289)

Reception dock

The marina office is straight ahead as you enter the marina, with the visitors’ alongside floating pontoon situated in front of it. The channel is clear with at least 8m depth. The fuel dock can be found on the right side of the marina building to the right of the visitors’ dock.

Entry Documentation

The Entry form for Marina La Palma and Crew list  both need to be completed either beforehand or in the marina office and given to the marina staff who will also request copies of the boat registration document, boat insurance and passport of the owner/skipper.

Opening hours

The marina can be accessed at all times and dock staff are on duty every day until 3am.

Marina Office hours:
Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 13:00 / 17:00 – 19:00
Saturdays – 09:00 – 13:00
Sundays – Closed
Fuel dock hours:

Monday to Saturday 08:00 – 20:00 / 08:00 – 15:30 Sundays.