About us

ESAOM CESA, also known as Cantieri Navali di Portoferraio, is a historic boat-building and marina business, founded in 1940, which has grown over time thanks in part to its extremely strategic location. In fact, the sheltered Portoferraio roads are at a Mediterranean crossroads, and the availability of ample space on land has enabled the creation of a business that has forged a unique bond between Elban craftsmen and the manual skills typical of seafaring folk.
With the development of yachting and nautical tourism, since the ’70s ESAOM CESA has become the key support base for yachtsmen passing through the Tuscan Archipelago and home port for all those who have chosen the Island of Elba as the permanent mooring for their yachts. Today the clientele is international and ranges from private owners to yacht charter and management firms, freight and commercial services business, and institutions.

Distances and transport links

  • Local airport, “La Pila” at Marina di Campo: 13 km – 15 min
  • Portoferraio ferry terminal: 500 m
  • Port of Piombino (Italian mainland) 1.15 hr by ferry, 40 min. by fast passenger craft; in summer high-speed ferry service in 40 min.

Medium and long range sailing distances

  • Livorno 45 nm
  • La Spezia 80 nm
  • Genoa 110 nm
  • Monaco 135 nm
  • Cannes 150 nm
  • Bastia 35 nm
  • Solenzara 63 nm
  • Porto Vecchio 90 nm
  • Rome / Tiber Estuary nm 106
  • Naples 210 nm
  • Palermo 306 nm
  • Olbia 118 nm
  • Porto Cervo 105 nm
  • Barcelona 370 nm
  • Antibes 148 nm
  • Palma de Mallorca 480 nm
  • Marseilles 237 nm
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