"The Richelieu tower" Marker buoy (day and night)
Important : the Richelieu tower is OUT OF the channel
Location : 46° 8,9’ North / 1° 10,3’ West
The channel is dredged to 0.5 meter below chart datum
Of the 5,000 berths, 400 are reserved for visitors, including 90 in the Old Harbour
63 pontoons (15 kms !)
4 basins ( Bout Blanc, Marillac, Tamaris and Lazaret)
The crane department :
3 travel lifts ( maxi : 50 tons. ) - 1 self propelled crane : 30 tons. - 2 electric cranes : max 2.5 tons.
To put your boat into the water
slipway close to the Harbour’s Office - There’s a charge (€ 5.00)- Possibility of subscription package.
close to the entrance at every pontoons - Used oils containers on each seawall- Battery containers in each port building.
Fuel : fuel pontoon near the ports entrance : diesel, unleaded - from 8h to 18h (8h à 20h in summer)- Credit Card 24h/24 - For large quantities : call 00 33 546 444 120
Équipments : power on pontoons and quays ( 220 V) Powerful option is possible : for details, contact the Harbour’s Office - Drink water on all pontoons - Wi-Fi : 1€/24h - 6€/week - Internet in free access for sailors at the Harbour’s Office
Sanitaries : Harbour’s Office 24h/24 - Lazaret, Bout Blanc and Quai Marillac 24h/24 (ask for access code)
forecast : Weather forecast available at the port Office, displayed on the boards on each sanitaries every morning at 8h30. interactive screen at Harbour’s Office Local forecast (recorded message) : 08 92 68 08 17 weather in department Charente Maritime (administrative division) : 08 92 68 02 17
Rent : Bikes
Yacht-Club : S.R.R.
Bar, restaurant -
Tel numb. (00 33) 546 34 89 36, close to the Harbour’s Office.