This document aims at answering the most frequently asked questions with regard to Yacht Club Membership and purchases of long term berthing agreements at Marina dei Cesari. However, if your question is not answered below or you require any further information or clarification, please do not hesitate to contact the Marina Office on 0039 0721 800279 -

The Location

Where is the marina located?



Marina dei Cesari is located in the town of Fano about halfway down the boot of Italy on the eastern coast of the country in the middle of the Adriatic sea. It is located approximately 30 miles south of Rimini and 30 mile north of Ancona and is only 70 nautical miles away from Croatia, one of the most enchanting cruising areas in the world.



How far is the marina from the nearest airports?



Ancona & Rimini International Airports are each around 23 miles away & Bologna is just over 100 miles away. There are good motorway and road links to each airport



Is there a train service to Fano?



There is a train station in Fano with good links to Rome, Bologna, Milan and other major towns and cities



Will there be a transfer bus laid on by the marina to/from the airports?



At this stage it is not expected to have an airport transfer service operated by the marina but transfers can be arranged through local operators.



Are there car rental facilities at all the airports and is it possible for a one way rental to and from Fano?



There are car rental facilities at all the airports and also in Fano with the possibility of one way rentals.



The Marina

What sizes of berths are available?



Service and berthing agreements are sold by the length of the berth and the sizes available are between 7 – 40m



What is the depth of water in the marina and at the entrance channel?



There is a 3.5 m. maximum draft in the entrance channel while within the marina there is a 3 m. minimum depth



Are the berths fully serviced with electricity and water?



Yes. Each berth has water available and electric supplies from 16 and 32 amp 220v to 64 and 128amp 330v.



How is water and electricity charged?



Water & electricity is charged as part of the berth service charge



What other services are available on site?



Marina dei Cesari provides 400 fully serviced berths from 8 to 40 meters, 500 parking spaces, 140 storage boxes (yachtsman’s stores), a 75 ton travel lift with storage ashore facilities, fuel station, pump out and 24 hour security. Other services include mooring assistance, weather information, luggage trolleys, WiFi, courtesy bicycles, electric cars, ATM, restaurant and coffee bar and scenic walks.



What is around the marina?



Either side of the marina is some superb beaches, a small fishing port and numerous bars and restaurants. The historic town centre of Fano is within 1 km of the marina.



What will be required regarding holding tanks?



Holding tanks are recommended for both black and grey water



Is there sufficient parking on site for both berth holders and general public?



Each berth has an optional dedicated parking space and there is ample parking for visitors.



Can I put a boat on my berth longer than the contracted allocation?



The marina has been designed to meet the navigational requirements of the range of the boat lengths in the plan. This may be permitted subject to navigational compliance, beam and common sense. In the event that you intend to place a boat on the berth that is longer than defined on the plan, please contact us before committing to any agreements etc. to ensure that this is possible.



Agreements and Contracts

Is there any implication in spending significant time on board my boat in Marina dei Cesari?



Time spent on board for normal or extended usage of the boat presents no problems at all.



Can you recommend a hotel in Fano close to the marina?



There are a number of Hotels locally, including the following:
Hotel Corallo 3*
Hotel Cristallo 3*
Hotel Siri 4*
Country House Hotel Castello di Monte Giove 4*
Hotel Elisabeth Due 4*



What are the regulations regarding taking a boat to Italy, and what personal certificates or documentation do I need?



The RYA produces excellent information covering these areas, and also for members has qualified advisory personnel.



What languages are spoken locally?



Italian and English are spoken at the marina.



Are there boat maintenance services locally?



Due to Fano’s long association with boating, all the necessary contractors and services are available locally.



What security is in place?



There are staff on duty 24 hours per day, and access into the marina is controlled. CCTV also covers the whole site.



If I do not purchase a car space, where can I park?



Seasonal permits can be purchased for parking in the general and visiting car spaces.



What are the prevailing winds?



East and north east although the marina is well protected from all directions.



What sort of town is Fano?



Fano is an important historical seaside town famous for its events, beaches and carnivals and is a quality holiday destination for Italians and other European travellers.