This is an old and picturesque town with good sheltered commercial docks.
The port is at the end of the gulf; you pass two lighthouses, la Chiappa (port) and St-Cyprien to starboard where there’s also a rock (Pecorella) with a turret. It’s a bit tricky at night with shallow E and N. Additionally there is a marina where you can access most of your needs, including electricity, water and cranes.
Facilities: 450 berths of which 140 for visitors; mooring away from channels (very sheltered near the commercial docks; fresh water and electricity on the quay and concrete pontoons. Toilet block: WCs and showers; ship chandlers, slipway 50t crane; towing; sale of ice, washing machines at the harbour Master’s Office, public (card) telephone; fuel (tel 04 95 70 21 41).
Furthermore, it is also possible to anchor out of the channel close to the commercial docks.
Port de Porto-Vecchio
La marine, 20137 Porto-Vecchio
Harbour Master’s Office:
Tel:+33 (0)495 701793,
Fax:+33 (0)495 702768
Customs: tel 04 95 70 07 36.
Tourist Office: 04 95 70 09 58 - www.accueil-portovecchio.com
Affaires Maritimes: see Bonifacio.