Marines de Cogolin Marina Cogolin between Port Grimaud St Tropez buy sell rent berth

Marines de Cogolin

Marines de Cogolin
Other names: Cogolin Marina, SAPP Marines de Cogolin
Towns close by: Cogolin (83310), Grimaud (83310), Saint Tropez (83990), Sainte-Maxime (83120)
Neighbouring ports: Port Cogolin / Port Grimaud / Port of St Tropez / Port of Cavalaire
Latitude/Longitude: 43°15'57.64" N ; 6°35'15.04" E

General Information

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Town: Cogolin

Located right at the heart of the Gulf of Saint Tropez, the Marines de Cogolin is one of the largest marinas in the South of France and French Riviera with more than 1,600 berths, of which the majority are privately leased (i.e. they are proprietarily at the disposal of lease holders who own shares in the port). This is therefore essentially a residential port, but it is also a highly sought location to moor for a few nights during the season, as the marina is located in one of the most popular cruising destinations in the world.


There are many critics of the aesthetic nature of the marina’s buildings. Unlike its adjacent neighbour to the North, Port Grimaud which purposefully imitated typical Provençal architecture in its construction, the marina of Cogolin’s buildings are typical of a wave of architectural design of the 1970s which sought to be innovative. The result is a contemporary, out of time, scenery you can observe today in the harbour.


The vast Marines de Cogolin is devided into four basins all under the administration of the Port Office (Capitainerie) located on the central jetty. These basins are:

  • The Brigantine Basin to the North
  • The Cascadelle Basin to the West, the inner part of the marina
  • The Galiote Basin to the South, East of the shipyard
  • The Public Port and short stay berths next to the port office


90% of the “private” berths in the marina (1,150 out of 1,280 berths precisely) are destined to boats ranging from 8 m to 12.5 m. The dimensions of the moorings are the ones specified in the initial design of the port’s layout in 1968, when boats were much narrower than they are nowadays and consequently, some may find these berths too narrow for their modern beamy boats. For instance, 12.5 m berths have a 3.75 m width, which by modern boat constructor standards is not wide enough for 12 m boats but better suited to 10 m boats. Though the area near Saint Tropez has a reputation for attracting the largest yachts, Cogolin and its marina only count 19 yacht berths, or in other terms, 19 berths (1.5% of the marina’s quays) where yachts over 24 m in length overall can moor. The proportion of berth sizes in the neighbouring Port Grimaud is approximately the same. This is partly a reason why yacht berths in the Gulf of Saint Tropez are particularly coveted.


The Marines de Cogolin offer a wide range of the facilities boats and their owners need while using the port’s berths: round the clock security, fresh water and electricity supplied throughout the marina, a fuelling quay, many parking spaces, toilets and shower blocks in different areas of the port, a tennis court, etc. The shipyard has travelifts for boats and yachts from 40T to 150T. For the users comfort and safety, the Marines de Cogolin have been equipped with CCTV since 2009. You will find the marina has a large variety of shops, restaurants and services to meet the needs of all boat owners, residents and holiday makers who stay in this quiet yet vast harbour of the Gulf of St Tropez.

Approaches: The marina is conspicuous with its buildings and those of adjacent Port Grimaud, at the centre of the Gulf of Saint Tropez. Both marina entrances face each other from either side of the river Giscle (which leads to the very small Port Cogolin). The Marines de Cogolin’s entrance is to the South of the river.

Port Capacity

Number of berths: 1600
Smallest size: 5 m
Maximum size: 50 m
Depths: 2 m to 6 m
Power supply: 220V
Water supply: Fresh Water supplied to all berths in the marina
  • Power supplied to all berths
  • Fresh water supplied on all berths in the marina
  • Shower blocks (23 showers) and 27 toilets dispatched throughout the marina
  • Shipyard facilities: One 40T, 100T and 150T) / 3T and 5T cranes
  • 24/24, 7/7 security
  • WiFi available
  • Black/Grey water pumping available (Free for all resident boats)
  • Recycling points and used oil disposal units dispatched around the port
  • Refuse dump
  • Fuelling Station (located next to the Port Office) close to the port’s entrance

Port Directory

Port Office (SAPP – Les Marines de Cogolin):


Director & Head Harbour Master : Mr. Claude Robert

Conceding Authority : Town of Cogolin

Harbour Masters : Mr. Garcia, Mr. Demarcus and Mr. Baloffier


Tel : +33 (0)4 94 56 07 31

Fax : +33 (0)4 94 56 26 75


Marina website :


Local Weather



Other useful contacts:



Tel : +33 (0)4 61 39 57 77


Fuelling Quay

Tel :+33 (0)4 94 56 05 16





Tel : +33 (0)4 61 39 57 77



Tel : +33 (0)4 94 56 07 27


Repairs & Maintenance



Repairs, commissioning, marine carpenter, interior refitting, varnishing, technical assistance

Tel : +33 (0)4




Tel : +33 (0)4 94 43 40 45



Sail making, sail repairs, shipchandler

Tel : +33 (0)4



Tel : +33 (0)4 94 55 22 22



Tel : +33 (0)4 94 56 23 85



Tel: +33 (0)6 14 37 19 35

Tel: +33 (0)6 12 71 70 10

Tel: +33 (0)6 09 88 16 36

Tel: +33 (0)6 14 90 81 57


Boat Shuttles – Passenger Vessels:


Les Bateaux Verts

Tel: +33 (0)4 94 49 29 39



Tel : +33 (0)6 22 77 24 00

The Area

Getting there (car, train, plane):


By car:

The closest motorway exists are « Le Luc » and « Le Muy » and lead to Cogolin via the D25 or D558 roads. The main road entrance to the marina is along the D98, on the left, driving towards St Tropez, just after passing the “La Foux” round-about. Traffic in the area can be extremely congested at the peak of the Summer.


By train:

The town of Cogolin does not have a train station. There are no train stations in any of the towns nearby along the coast line. The closest stations are those of Saint Raphael and “Les Arcs - Draguignan”. The SNCF operates a bus service between Cogolin, Toulon and Saint Raphael.



There are several airports and heliports in the area. The closest is the La Mole airport of St Tropez, but the closest international airports open to the wider public are those of Marseille (approximately one hour’s drive from the marina) and Nice (at least two hours’ drive away to the East).


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