Sailing Holidays in Porticello

The hamlet of Porticello, in the district of Torre Cavallo, consists of a few huts situated on the SW side of the mouth of the Fiumara di Santa Trara which exits to the sea at Marina di Porticello. The mouth of the Fiumara di Santa Trara is about 0. 6 mile SW of Torre Cavallo. Anchorage, sheltered from winds between ENE, through S, to WSW, can be obtained 330 m off the mouth of Fiumara di Santa Trara, in depths of about 29 m. This is the best anchorage for large vessels. Small vessels can anchor closer inshore in a depth of 20 m, sand and weed, good holding ground. This anchorage is untenable with N winds.