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Cruising Guides, Yard options and more

Very useful!!



1. The  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. Extended dock (2019) for those that prefer to store their vessels in the water (protected), Expanding  work yard and dry storage. Comfortable facilities. Family run by enthusiastic and knowledgeable sailors: 40 ton travel lift.

Marina Portobello.

A new yard with big plans to develop an adjoining marina. Good facilities including locker space, hangers for paint/extended projects, Well drained concrete patio. good washrooms. 100 ton wide travel lift to accommodate catamarans with up to 33 ft beam.

Liveaboards are not permitted at this stage.


The access channel needs dredging so max accessible draft is aprox 7 ft (this should increase significantly over the following months).

Talk to manager Luis Carrasquilla for more info

WhatsApp +57 314 8168397

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 those wishing to enjoy a few days with experienced local sailors: sailboats and catamarans (sail and motor) based at Club Nautico.

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