Europe

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Country Region Port Rating Anchor? Marina? Dock? Cans? Access? Access? Access? Comments
 
Spain Galicia La Coruna 7 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  Yes  No Club Nautico unfriendly
Costa de Morte Sada 9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Easy Yes  No All services close to marina
Corme 3 Yes No No No No No No No reason to land and explore
Lage 8 Yes No Yes Yes Yes  Yes  No Wonderful quaint beach resort town
Camarinas 6 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  Yes  No Spend a day;  see lace museum
Finisterre 7 Yes No No Yes Yes  No No A wonderful surprise but hard to land
Muros 8 Yes No Yes Yes Yes  No No Great town; bus to Santiago
Rias Baixas Portosin 2 Yes Yes Fee No No No No Avoid;  overrated Spanish tourist trap
Corrubedo 6 Yes No No Yes Yes  No No Spend a day; walk the sand dunes
Riveira 9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Easy Yes  Yes All services close to marina
Cambados 6 Yes No Yes Yes Yes  No No Day anchorage only;  great town to visit
Isle de Arosa 6 Yes No No Yes Yes  No No Small fishing village;  best so far
Cangas 9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  Unk Unk Suburb of Vigo;  ferry across; new marina
Bayona 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Good stop to end tour of Galicia

Portugal

Atlantic Porto (Leixoes) 6 Yes Yes Yes Yes Unk Unk Unk 60 min bus to Porto; large commercial harbor; flies
  Cascais/Lisbon 8 Yes Yes Paid Yes Yes Yes Yes 30 min train to Lisbon; bus to Sintra
  Sines 4 Yes Yes Unk Unk Yes Unk Unk Hundreds of flies chase us away; good harbor
  Baleeria/Sagres 5 Yes No Steps Unk Unk Unk Unk Anchor to visit Fort Sagres and Cape Vincent
  Portimao 6 Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Unk Town caters to English tourists
 
Spain Andalucia Rota 8 No Yes No Yes Yes  Yes  Yes Great winter marina rates;  best facilities yet
 
Gibraltar Med Gibraltar 6 Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Unk Very expensive;  not nearly as charming as the 70s
 

Spain

Andalucia Motril 6 Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Gateway to Granada and to anchor in gales
  Almerimar 8 Maybe Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Great harbor to haul-out boat;  many amenities
  Torreviega 7 Yes Yes No Yes Hard Unk Unk Port of Refuge;  great anchorage
 
  The Baleares Formentura 7 Yes Yes No Yes Yes Inland No A beach resort;  hire a scooter to tour the island
     Mallorca Andratx 10 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Best port in Europe to-date;  use as base in Mallorca
  El Arenal 6 East Yes No Yes Yes Unk Unk Beside German beach:  loud all night; secure harbor
  Soller 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unk Unk Excellent harbor, tram to town, train to Palma
  Pollensa 7 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unk Unk Good anchorage behind castle
 
     Menorca Cala Fontenelles 7 Yes No No No No No No Excellent anchorage off beaches
  Cala Morell 5 Yes No Yes Yes No No No Day anchor to visit prehistoric caves
  Puerto Fornells 8 Yes Small Yes Yes Yes Yes Unk 2nd best natural harbor in Med
  Isla Colom 5 Yes No No No No No No Safe anchorage behind beautiful island
  Puerto de Mahon 9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unk Best natural harbor in Med; long dink to town
 

Sardinia

Northern Alghero 9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Restaurants overpriced
  Porto Cervo 7 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No High entertainment value at dusk; too rich and famous
  Olbia 7 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Real folks, old natural harbor
  Porto di Cugnana 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Near Marina Portisco;  better than Porto Cervo
  Cala Saline 6 Yes No No Yes Yes Unk Unk Good holding in a storm off western beach
  Golfo di Arcazecha 6 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unk Unk Anchor north of town;  reasonable shore life
  Stagnali 5 Yes No Yes Yes No No No Anchorage across from Maddelena
 
Corsica Western Ajaccio 7 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unk Train to Bastia or rent a car to see interior
  Bonifacio 8 No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unk Natural wonder; security on docks a problem