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Punta Ala marina

Punta Ala Marina
Marina – Punta Ala
Punta Ala - Marina
Punta Ala – Marina
Punta Ala - Marina
Punta Ala – Marina

PUNTA ALA MARINA

MAIN FEATURES
The Marina is protected by an outer North-South break-water which envelops a water mirror of more than 100.000 square meters subdivided in three basins with depths from 2.0 to 5.0 meters. The entrance to the Marina is from North. 885 berths, 70 of which reserved for transit, are distributed along:
– 13 Piers numbered from 1 to 13,
– 2 Wharfs: North and South Wharf,
– 1200 meters of Docks: North, Central, South,
– 700 meters of outer break-water.
Boats up to 28 meters long with 4.5 meters maximum draft can be hosted.

HARBOUR’S LIGHTS
White flashes light: 2126(E1466); constant interval between two flashes 2 sec, range 7 nm located on the elbow of the outer break-water. (Dimmed inside the harbour).
Green flashes light: 2127 (E 1466.4) ); constant interval between two flashes 2 sec ,range 5 nm located on the North edge of the outer break-water.
Red flashes light: 2126.2 (E 1466.2);constant interval between two flashes 2 sec ,range 5 nm located on the head of the inner break-water .
Two green permanent lights inside the entrance of the harbour ,range 1 nm, delimiting the internal north edge of the outer break-water.
BERTHES: 885 berths, 70 of which reserved for transit. Boats up to 28 meters long with 4.5 meters maximum draft can be hosted.
MOORINGS: Mooring system consists of mother-chains clamped to concrete blocks casted into the sea bottom centreline of the sailing channels,
bollards and rings on the piers/docks/wharfs. Lines connecting rings and mother-chains, without buoys, are provided.
SEA BOTTOM: Sand and silt.
ACCESS HOURS: H24.
ACCESS: Keep starboard, max velocity 3 knots.
DEPTHS: From 2 to 4,5 meters at the berths.
RADIO: V.H.F. channels 09 and 16.
PREVAILING WINDS: Southeast, West, Northwest.
ADVERSE WINDS: North, Northeast.
PROTECTION DEGREE: Very good.
NEAREST SHELTERED ROADS: Cala Violina and Cala Martina for winds from 1° and 2° quadrant; Beaches coast north of the harbour for winds from 1° 2° and 3° quadrant.
DANGERS: Shelves at a depth of 1.7 meters , located about 200 meters North of Hidalgo Point ,are identified by a flashing buoy, West Cardinal,50 meters West of the same Hidalgo Point. Attention must be paid to shallow sea bottom (1-2meters) East of the above mentioned Hidalgo Point.
RULES: Control tower must be contacted on VHF Channel 09 or by phone (0039 from abroad) 0564 922784 before entering the harbour.
SHIPYARD: The shipyard is provided with :basin for hauling and launching, travel lift of 100 t, mobile crane of 40 t, 6000 square meters yard for storage and maintenance ,engine repair, check up and repair of electronic and electric equipment, steel and woods works, sails and hulls repair.
SERVICES AND FACILITIES: Gasoline station – Drinking and wash water close to each berth – Electric energy for each berth – Lighting of docks, piers, wharf – Fire-fighting service – Wastes collection – Meteo information – Car parking areas (to be requested to the Offices) – Mooring assistance – Shallow-water divers – Showers and Toilets – Nursery – First Aid (summertime) – H 24 Guard – Video surveillance – Supermarket and ice supply.

LOCATION

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION COORDINATES:
Latitude     42° 48′,48  Nord
Longitude. 10° 44′,22  Est

Punta Ala is a promontory that closes to the south of the Gulf of Follonica. The tourist dock is located on the end of the promontory itself.
Punta Ala is included in the territory of the municipality of Castiglione della Pescaia, which is 22 Km and is 42 Km from Grosseto, the provincial capital.

Airports
Grosseto:  distance 42 Km
Pisa  distance  120 Km.
Roma airport: distance 180 Km.

Train Station
Follonica train station: distance 22 km.
Grosseto train station: distance 42 Km.

Roads
From the North: Freeway Livorno – Grosseto, exit at Follonica Nord, then follow the signs for Punta Ala.
Coming from the South: Aurelia road, exit at Grosseto Nord and follow the signs for Castiglione della Pescaia – Punta Ala.

Marinas
Main distances:
ARGENTARIO 40 mg.
BASTIA 65 mg.
BONIFACIO 125 mg.
CAPRAIA 45 mg.
CASTIGLIONE DELLA PESCAIA 7 mg.
GIGLIO 28 mg.
LIVORNO 35 mg.
PIOMBINO 12 mg.
PORTO AZZURRO 15 mg.
PORTOFERRAIO 20 mg.
TALAMONE 24 mg.
VIAREGGIO 80 mg.
ETRUSCA MARINA 4,6 mg.
MARINA DI S. ROCCO 14 mg.