Muelle Deportivo, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain 28.12602100, -15.42596300
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La Luz Port (also called Las Palmas Port) is a sheltered harbour strategically located halfway between Europe and the other two continents (Africa and America) within the island of Gran Canaria, which is an integral part of the Canary Archipelago pertaining to Spain since 1478. This harbour is officially considered the third in importance of Spanish ports, naturally protected by the promontory of La Isleta (Las Palmas), which is connected with the rest of the island by the long narrow isthmus of Guanarteme, it can accommodate the largest ships, and provides secure anchorage in all weathers. Its geographical location at the crossroads of major sea trading routes such as the North Atlantic, linking the US and Canada to Europe and Africa, has enabled La Luz to become one of the world’s busiest sea ports in terms of international trade and maritime traffic. If we take into account steam ships’ limited sailing capacity back in the 19th and early 20th century, easy to reach coal-supply station conveniently located in the middle of the main trading routes were of the utmost importance. These fuelling station were built for the purpose of replenishing coal supplies for ships thus allowing them to use their holds for the transport of goods and other merchandise instead of filling them up with large amounts of coal. Shipowners gradually came to realize that they could substantially reduce their shipping costs by loading their holds with local good-quality agricultural products such as bananas, potatoes and tomatoes on their ships’ return trip to Europe. Services:Airport: The Airport is 15 minutes drive from the MarinaBanks/Post Office: Available in the city (within walking distance)Bars/Cafe/Restaurants: There are several bars and restaurants in the marina and plenty in the townBerths: 1237Boat Yard: There is a boat yardBottle Gas: YesBuses/Taxis: Bus and Taxi Service available within La MarinaChandlery: There is a wide variety of ship chandlers (especially in La Luz Port)Drinking Water: There is drinking supply on all pontoonsElectricity: There is a power supply on all pontoonsEmergency Numbers: Click hereFuel: Fuel berthGas Station: Gas station within the MarinaGarbage Collection: You can find garbage cans next to each pontoon. Internet (Wi-Fi): At Sailor’s Bar and Club Marítimo VaraderoLength Max: 50 metresMini-Market: Texaco (Petrol Station). Opens daily 0800 am – 2000 pmMoney: There is a ATM machine for yachts at the Sotavento CentreNautical Club: There are two yacht clubsShowers/Laundrette: A small deposit has to be paid at the Marina Office for using shower and toilet facilities which are open 24 hours 7 days a week. There is a self-service laundry with 4 washing-machines and 3 dryers. Opening hours 0730 am -1930 pmTravel lift: 60 TonnesVHF: Channels 16 and 10Choose from our available boats (use the detailed search engine) and make a reservation.