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Port Vauban - Antibes - South of France


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Marina Description


Port Vauban is renowned throughout the sailing world as a place where super yachts gather. Europe’s largest harbour is home to more than 100 berths over the 23-metre in length, with some of these berths accommodating 165 m yachts. This is unique on this highly sought after coast of France. Antibes itself has long since joined the premier league of yachting destinations, with its superb restaurants, café’s and festivals. Port Vauban is surrounded by boating facilities of every kind. Berthing is alongside and stern-to and there is an on-site heliport, just by the “Billionaire’s quay”
Port Vauban with the old town of Antibes is a very attractive marina for yacht and boat owners to have a base. It is one of largest private and public marina along the Cote d’Azur, it is easily accessible from Nice Airport by road and the Bay of Cannes is just on the other side of the Cap d’Antibes.
In addition, Port Vauban has always been a harbour. You can feel the history along these walls and that life has always revolved around the harbour. Since as early as 500 BC, Antibes was used by Phocean merchants (Greek) as a base for their trade routes. The name of Antibes is derived from “Antipolis”, which means “the town on the other side” as this harbour mirrored the one of Nice, which could be seen on the other side of the Baie des Anges (Bay of Angels). This marina has considerable historical heritages, such as Fort Vauban or the “Square Fort” from the XVIIth Century.
Port Vauban, partly due to its size, is administratively composed of 3 moral entities which are the SAPA, the SAEM, and the IYCA (Billionaires’ Quay). Though these companies, which form the port, are managed by the same marina staff, there are slight differences in the terms of “berth ownership status”, or more precisely the ways you can acquire a Right to Use a berth. For any advice or for additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us.