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Atlantic Colón Marinas Panama. The best way to see different places is to sail around the world, stopping in whatever port you feel like, before continuing your voyage. Panama is the obligatory stop for those circumnavigating the globe. Many of the yachts cross the Canal on their way to the Caribbean or coming back from the Pacific Ocean.
Colón province has three marinas that can accommodate yachts and sailboats, as well as provide food, fuel, water and whatever else they need before taking to the seas again. These marinas are are Shelter Bay; Green Turtle Cay and Linton Bay.
Shelter Bay Marina, at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal, began operations in 2005. It is very well placed to assist canal transits,and can also provide an excellent base for those wishing to take advantage of the wonderful local cruising, and sport fishing opportunities. There is also an excellent hotel. For more information visit www.shelterbaymarina.com.
Green Turtle Cay has 70 fully functional slips up to 120 feet with 100 amp pedestals for yachts, sailboats and catamarans. This first phase has been developed with a 10-foot short canal access and is surrounded by coral reefs, mountains and tropical flora and fauna. For more details visit turtlecaymarina.com.
Linton Bay Marina in Puerto Lindo, Portobelo, Colón province, is a 12 hectare marina. Opened in 2014, it will eventually have capacity for 180 vessels.
For more information visit www.lintonbaymarina.com