Sailing in SARDINIA
Sardinia is a large island that offers extensive cruising options. As is very evident from the interactive map below, the north east coast is where there is the greatest concentration of yachting facilities. We made the passage from the Egadi islands off Sicily to the south-east corner and then up the coast via Arbatax to the Olbia region. That was of little overall interest.
The Olbia region, the glitzy Costa Smeralda and the Maddalena Islands all offered good safe cruising and mostly ideal wind conditions. Despite that, for us it did not really cut the mustard. It is true that we were there in peak season, but refilling with water required careful planning and having to pay €20; marina prices were astonishing; and the hordes of ill-mannered "gommoni" with 40HP outboards too often ruined the beauty of everywhere. The small towns that make sailing in Croatia, Turkey, and Greece as well as Corsica are notably absent. Friends tell us firmly that we would see things differently if we returned our of season. We are happy to believe that.
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Interactive Sailing Map
SARDINIA - Marinas & Ports Selection
Below you will see by default ALL the marinas between Vilasimius and Cagliari in the south and Alghero and Olbia in the north. There are 50 in our database, split into North and South zones.. Each brief description is linked to complete marina and nearby facilities..
Registered users can use the selection system below and view full details of the facility including CONTACT DETAILS.
Click on the image OR on the "More Details" button to view those details. Registered Users can use the Selection system below to view ONLY those marinas that meet their essential needs. The "Zone" here is north or south, and we show the name of the town. Sometimes nearby facilities are linked to the nearest larger town.
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Marina di Fertilia
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Located on the north coast of Alghera Bay. Limited berthing afloat, but good storage ashore. Very good value for over-wintering.