The extraordinary growth and recognition that the Yacht Port Cartagena has enjoyed since its inception may surprise anyone who has not yet visited, or is unaware of the characteristics and distinguishing features that help make the marina a unique port for medium and large yachts, not only in the Mediterranean.
By the 28th June, the boat Leandros will have arrived in Villagarcía de Arosa, having completed its sea leg of the Jacobean Route, another name for what is the sea journey for the Road to Santiago. Thereupon, the crew will only have to walk about 50 kilometres to the city of Santiago de Compostela, a popular destination for pilgrims from around the world.
Summer is here and with it, the return of Yacht racing at the Cartagena Marina. The truth is that since the Marina was built, many are the organizers who have chosen it as a point of arrival, departure or berth. Amongst these is what is considered to be the world’s largest qualifying race: the Audi Med Cup.
Many boats have docked at the Cartagena Marina over the years. Just as they have left a part of themselves in the harbour, so has it left its mark on the crews of these vessels, which are now no longer here. Proof of this is to be found in the parting words written and preserved in the Marina archives.