1. The excellent Colombian Cruising Guide. Latest edition.
2. The Club Nautico Cruisers guide to Cartagena. A collaborative effort with our cruising guests to provide a selection of services derived from first hand experience. Cruiser feedback for the benefit of all.
3. Good Boat yard options for maintenance and dry storage. Travel lifts form 40 to 250 tons (max beam about 34 ft)
Manzanillo Marina Club. Small dock, and expanding work yard. Comfortable facilities. Family run by enthusiastic and knowledgeable sailers: 40 ton travel lift.
Ferroalquimar. Semi industrial work yard with 300 ton travel lift. Good rest rooms, quiet lounge for wifi and TV. Good 'corriente' restaurant.
Todomar. Marina (90% powerboats, rack storage, Maintenance yard with 60 ton travel lift and long armed forklifts)
AB inflatables. One of the best options for cruising and recreation boats spending time in the tropics.
Hyperlon reknowned quality inflatables made in Colombia close-by in Barranquilla.
For the adventurous backpackers who would like to visit San Blas by sailboat.
For those wishing to enjoy a few days with experienced local sailors: sailboats and catamarans (sail and motor) based at Club Nautico.