Best equipped yachting centre in the central Mediterranean. Accessible even in the worst storms and good security in Grand Harbour, Dockyard Creek; Manoel Island, Lazaretto and Msida Creek marinas, although the latter is very crowded with 15m length restrictions; no limits elsewhere. 23 ton travel lift and slips up to 60m and 500 tons at Manoel Island, much bigger in Grand Harbour. Upmarket Portomaso on W side of Julian's Bay
Facilities: every kind of repair can be met; duty-free fuel in quantity by arrangement, duty-paid readily available; easy provisioning and duty-free stores; hospitals; daily flights to UK and europe; ferries to Sicily. A safe and secure place to leave a yacht and to winter but early booking for this is advisable at www.yachtyard-malta.com .
It is 420M almost due E to Cape Malea, slightly more to Corinth, all open sea except for last 130M from Cephalonia to Corinth, and little shipping once 100M clear of Malta.
Tel: (+356) 2133 4453/4
Fax: (+356) 2134 3900