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Location

This is the main port of Ecuador, and lies on the west bank of Guayas river, about 40 miles inland. There are two ports, the old port and the new Puerto Nuevo, on the Estero Salado, which is a saltwater estuary lying parallel to the freshwater Guayas river. Both are navigable, although currents are strong. For a fee, the artificial canal, which has a depth of 9 feet at high water in parts of the entrance, can be used.

Position 02° 41'12"S, 79° 51'57"W (river entrance)

Clearance

This is a Port of Entry.

For full details on clearing into and out of Ecuador see Noonsite's Ecuador Formalities.

Last updated April 2017.

Docking

The Guayaquil Yacht Club is in the old port in the centre of Guayaquil. Access is via a bridge which opens at 6am and 6pm. There is only one small pontoon here for berthing, so it's advisable to contact them in advance to arrange berthing.

Last updated April 2017.

Yacht Clubs

Guayaquil Yacht Club
Tel:04 299 2016 / 04 299 1935
The club has a pontoon with electricity and water and welcomes visitors. WiFi, restaurant, bar, pool, tennis courts etc. This is a private members' club.
soord
soord says:
Apr 23, 2017 08:05 PM

The yacht club at 02.14.27S 79.52.89 is actually a private party restaurant with 1 small pontoon for tourist charter boats (so negotiate for a berth).

VHF Ch.71 doesn't work. Clearance is mandatory via an agent.
AND there is a bridge, opening 6am and 6pm.

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