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This large harbour lies on the northern coast of Sicily, about 80nm east of Palermo. It is a useful departure point for the Aeolian Islands. Sant'Agata di Militello has an interesting medieval old town that is worth exploring.

Position 38° 04.53'N, 14° 37.63'E (harbour entrance)

Docking

There is a small marina in the north west corner of the harbour, which is safe to enter in all conditions.

The breakwater, which was undergoing expansion in 2018 using large concrete blocks, provides shelter from all but the NE-E. Keep a 200 m distance from the outside of the breakwater due to a shallow area.

The marina does not have a shower but there is a portapotty toilet, and electricity, water and wifi are available on the docks.

Many of the pontoon berths are occupied by charter boats, so it is best to visit mid week when they are out.

Last updated: August 2018

Porticciolo Sant'Agata
Molo di Piana - Porto , 98076 S.Agata Militello , Italy
Tel:+39 0941 336392 Fax:+39 0941 702655 ,VHF Channel 12
Water, electricity, WiFi, fuel, laundry. Free shuttle to supermarket and restaurants.
Boatyard with 30 ton crane and repair services.

Ingmar
Ingmar says:
Aug 31, 2018 07:13 AM

Sant'Agata di Militello, late August 2018: Breakwater expansion is undergoing, with huge concrete blocks being dropped in the water. Keep 200m distance from the corner of the breakwater due to shallow area. Plenty of depth inside and lots of room to manoeuvre. The marina consists of a few pontoons in the NE corner of the large harbour. Good shelter from all but NE-E. No response on VHF 12, but a phone call was promptly answered and berthing aid given. Marina fairly empty, but probably because it was a weekday and most of the charter boats were out. Rate was €62 a night for 12.5m boat. No shower, Portapotty toilet (key at office). Good Wifi. Electricity and water on pontoons. Super friendly staff, very helpful. Fresh bread delivered to the boat in the morning. Excellent pizza delivery too. Office can call a "shuttle" to the small SIDIS supermarket in town. Fuel berth (Diesel 1.1699 €/L). No recycling. Walk into town isn't the nicest, past a huge construction site and busy road with no sidewalk.

Val Ellis
Val Ellis says:
Jun 06, 2016 02:35 PM

Posted on behalf of shilfiker

This marina lies half way beween Cefalu and Milazzo and is a very nice and well protected marina.
Giuseppe speaks English, is a nice person and is very helpful. He brings fresh bread at 8.30 directly to the boat.

Note that the safe entrance way is staying far 200 mt. from the pier, following the depth line of 4,5 - 5,5 mt.
There aren't any rocks or dangerous points, just around of the external pier the depth is about 1,5 mt. due to the sand.
The depth also inside of the marina is at least 5,2 mt.

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