Salakta Approaches

A large and friendly harbour in a remote area of shallows, Tie up alongside or with a stern anchor to the first or second pier as convenient. Further N inside the port depths are uncertain. The basin is small but there is room for a few visiting yachts with a maximum length of 12m. An alternative is to anchor W of the entrance in front of the beach in fine sand with reasonable protection from waves. There are rocks S in this small bay. Police and Garde Maritime. Not a port of entry. Facilities...

Appendix

Before departure - British Admiralty and Spanish charts from Imray Laurie Norie Wilson Ltd, Wych House, The Broadway, St Ives, Cambs PE27 5BT 01480 462114, Fax 01480 496109 www imray.com. However in the case of Spanish charts, stocks held arc limited and it may take some time to fill an order. It may be simpler to order directly from the Instituto Hidrogr fico de la Marina, Tolosa Latour 1, DP 11007 C diz (956) 59 94 12, Fax (956) 27 53 58 and pay by credit card. Gibraltar Chart Agency, 11a...

Info

A small fishing harbour S of lie Srigina, 1M N of Skikda, with reasonable protection in bad weather. In summer 2004 it was prohibited to yachts. Location 36 54'.1N 06 52'.9E Distances Jijel 62M Collo 19M Skikda 1M ChetaVbi 31M Annaba 55M Charts 1. lie Srigina 36956'.3N 06*53'.3E FI.R.5s54m13M Obscd by Pte Esrah when bearing less than 122* White square tower, red top. 2. Ilot des Singes 36 54 4N 06 53'.1E F.WG.17m10 6M 193.5o-G-216o-W-023'-G-080 . White square tower, green lantern. 3. E Mole...

Al Hoceima Port

It is not uncommon for up to ten officials to come aboard, all with their heavy boots on Each seems to want to look around and fill in endless forms. It is similar to the situation in Algeria, though why here, is a mystery. Very late reports at the end of 2004 indicate things may be improving. Water and electricity Recently laid on the jetty at Los Islotes, but unavailable to yachts. Fuel Can be delivered in drums, although pumps are expected to be installed. Provisions Bread...

L Gibrauar

Gibraltar's location on the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula, its proximity to North Africa and its small (30,000) predominantly English speaking community, makes 'The Rock1 invaluable to yachtsmcn. It has an airport with several daily flights to the UK and is an ideal place to store, take on fuel, carry out repairs and explore Spain. It offers a safe placc to lay-up and maintain ship, with all facilities available, including many European and US agencies represented for servicing and...

Tunisia

A small fishing port prone to silting lies 3M WSW of Cap Farina. Very friendly with plenty of room for yachts. Bizerte 24M Sidi Bou Said 19M Charts Admiralty 2122 French 4314, 4250 4191, 4198 1. lie Plane 37 10'.8N 10 19'.7E FI(2)WR.10s20m15 11M 067 -R-107 -W-067 White square tower, red stripes. 2. Eastern breakwater FI.G.2s5m3M Ghar El Melh is a small fishing port situated 3M WSW of Cap Farina N of the delta formed by Oued Medjerda. The port is surrounded by miles of deserted beaches and it is...

Entrance Channel To Houmt Souk

Fortress Djellidj FI.R.5s16m9M (Bordj Kebir Lt) Oc(2)7s9m14lU ft A -229 Eucalyptus Fort Wood Houmt Airport Control Tower Aero Al FI.WG.10s 37m29 26M A telecommunications tower approx. 50m high just inland of the harbour. If approached on a bearing of 188 190 . This will bring you to the entrance of the buoyed channel. This tower can be seen almost 10M off. A small fortress with light tower at Bordj Djellidj. The control tower of the airport (best landmark and 1.5M away form the harbour). A...

El Jadida To

More traditional restaurant at the end of the port (Chez Sam). At the open air grills you choose your fish, negotiate the price per kilo and see it cooked to perfection in front of your eyes. Chez Sam has excellent seafood, atmosphere and service. The Chalet dc la Plage on the corniche is slightly more expensive, hut its lovely terrace bar and the quality of its food make it well worth it. For superb Moroccan food in a truly Moroccan setting, dine at the small Hotel Villa Maroc (10 Rue Abdcllah...

Cruising In Tunisia

An increasing number of yachtsmen are discovering the delights of cruising the coasts of Tunisia, which welcomes visitors. It is particularly popular for Italian, French and German yachtsmen. In Bizerte during summer 2004, in a six day period over fifty French and Italian yachts transited the visitors' pontoon on their way to or from the east Tunisian cruising grounds. Most marinas and fishing ports were quite full with transiting yachtsmen, but room is always found for another and more arc...

Charts

European charts are used and listed, although countries of North Africa maintain their own hydrographic offices. The British Admiralty offers complete coverage of the North African coast at a scale of 1 300,000 its coverage of individual countries at larger scales is variable. The other two main European sources of charts are the Service Hydrographique et Oc anographique de la Marine of France (SHOM) and the Instituto Hidrogr fico de la Marina of C diz, Spain. Reference to these organisations...

Coastal Radio Stations

RT(MF) Transmits on 1911, 2182, 2635kHz. Receives on 2182kHz (H24) Traffic lists on 1911kHz at 0740, 1140, 1540, 1740 VHF Transmits and receives on Ch 16 (H24), 24, 25, 26, 27. Al Hoceima 35 10'N 03 58'W VHF Transmits and receives on Ch 16 (H24), 23, 25, 27, 28 ALGERIA VHF Transmits and receives on Ch 16 (H24), 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 Traffic lists Ch 28 at 0303, 0703, 0903, 1103, 1303, 1503, 1703, 1903, 2103, 2303 Oran (7TO) 35 46'N 00 33'W RT(MF) Transmits on 1735, 2182, 2586, 2719kHz. Receives on...

Atlantic Coast Of Morocco

By the mid-19th century, Jews comprised one third of the population of the town -some 4,000 people. But by the late 1960s, prompted by changes in attitude relating to Moroccan independence and fear of reprisal for aggressive Israeli military actions, most of them had left. Under the French Protectorate this cosmopolitan city entered a severe decline due to the promotion of the ports of Casablanca and Agadir and, in the late 1950s, to the exodus of the Jews. Although it...

Cherchell

Picturing a race horse, decorates the El Djezai'r Hotel in Algiers. Among the collection in the museum of Cherchell are statues of Apollo and the Emperor Augustus. Mosaics are found in the tranquil outdoor museum. Both can easily be visited in one day. Compared to the museums, the Roman ruins arc relatively insignificant although they make for a pleasant walk. Cherchell and the beaches around it are a popular resort area and in summertime Algerian holidaymakers liven up the streets in the...

Pilotage

Tunny nets may be laid between March and November in the area of Baie des Aiguades, SE of Cap Falcon. Entry into the port of Oran is easy in good weather. Fort Santa Cruz (at an elevation of 352m on Jebcl Murdjadjo E of the port between Mcrs-cl-Kcbir and Oran) is a good landmark. In a rare W gale, a current sets S across the entrance. As directed on entry but head for the Vieux Port. The bottom between the pontoons of the old yacht club is fouled with moorings and cables. Customs will search...

Gibraltar To Saidia

And declared Chefchaouen a sacred citv. Until the arrival of Spanish troops in 1920, it had been visited by just four Europeans. As the Rough Guide puts it, There are few journeys in Morocco as spectacular as that from A1 Hoceima to Chefchaouen'. Several fish restaurants in the port along Muelle de Ribcra. The restaurants in the village seem to cater more for tourists. Buses from A1 Hoceima arc convenient and cheap but its location is isolated and a journey in any direction will take several...

Ashore

Known in history as Tingi, Tanger was well known to Phoenicians and Carthaginians who used the port before setting off across the Atlantic or voyaging south. The Carthaginian navigator Hanno mentioned the city when he visited in 500BC on his way to Guinea. It was famous for its salted fish and anchovy sauce, which were held in huge vats at nearby Lixus and used to supply ships. Anchovy with garlic sauce is still a speciality of the area today. Tingi was later associated more with Mauritania...

Bizerte To Cap Bon

Day TD37.000 Week TD250.000 Month Negotiable Low season Nov-April Day TD 25.000 Week TD 170.000 Month Negotiable A port of entry. All officials arc in the port 24hrs a day. Water and electricity On the pontoons for each berth, (new boxes fitted). Fuel Diesel and petrol from pumps at the end of the W breakwater. Gas Difficult to get refills. Ask at the capitainerie who will direct you to a shop that may refill camping gas cylinders. Provisions A small shop in the marina and another just outside...

Iles Kerkennah

Net throwing a traditional fishing method for thousands of years Graham Hutt This small harbour principally for the ferry from Sfax, 10M away, is the only port in the Kerkennah Islands which is relatively easy to enter for normal draught yachts. Location 34 39'.3N 10 57'.5E Distances Sfax 10M La Chebba 45M Mahares 30M Admiralty 3403, 1162 French 4315, 4235, 4237 MHWS MHWN MLWN MLWS 1.3m 0.9m 0.7m 0.3m No.1 34 39'.7N 10 56'.8E lso.G.4s7m5M Green and white bands No.2 (close to No.1) lso.R.4s7m5M...

Sale

Sale can be rcachcd by crossing main Hassan II bridge (especially if you travel by taxi) but also by small boats which constantly cross the Bou Regreg. You will immediately notice a change from Rabat to a far more conservative, Muslim, non-European style. The medina is very traditional, with wares grouped by trades guilds. Following the Rue de la Grande Mosque, you arrive at the Great Mosque of Sale. Surrounded by active zaouias and the famous, now inactive, Abu Hassan Medersa, a 14th-century...

Tunisia Introduction

Long as local boats, which often draw less than a metre, can get in and out. Entrance can also be complicated by excessive growth of seaweed, particularly S of Cap Bon. It is easy to run aground in Tunisia but as the bottom is almost always sand, sof t mud or seaweed, the grounding event is seldom serious. Fishermen will usually help for a small reward. Tunisian weather is moderate compared with Italy and Sardinia. Summer cruising is usually accompanied by W, NW or E winds, keeping temperatures...

El Jebha

Although entry into Morocco is possible here, it is not officially a port of entry. Entering here may give rise to suspicions that you have come to Morocco to buy kif (hashish). Therefore El Jcbha is best visited after first clearing in Marina Smir or Al Hoccima, and having informed the authorities of your intention to visit. Most likely the caid, marine marchande and gendarmerie will all arrive at the same time. The port authorities officcs arc on the opposite side of the harbour. Officials...

Marine Life

In comparison with other parts oi the Mediterranean, marine life along (lie Maghreb coast > refold . ric h uid sea H> llution is far less. 1 he coim-ric* are * a-* developed as in Europe* conservation mea-siilave been taken by the governments and the coax is .is densely populated as the northern shores Mediterranean, l hc fishing fleets of the Maghreb arc made up of small vessels which do nor scour the seabed as effectively as the larger boats ol the Italian or Spanish lleets and both...

T lie de Sa Galite Anchorage

An anchorage in a bay on the S side of the small island of Galite, 22 miles NNW of Cap Serr t Admiralty 2121, 1712 French 3424, 5698 1. Galiton de l'Ouest 37 29'.9N 08 52'.6E Fl(4)20s168m24M Black tower, cupola, on grey building 227 -obscd-250 by Ile de la Galite May appear as Fl(2)20s at a distance The light on the buoy in the entrance and the lights in the harbour are out of action.

Straits Of Gibraltar To Casablanca

Originally hailed to be the foundations for one of the finest marinas in Morocco, locatcd near the prestigious area of Temara, 8M S of Rabat, the marina breakwaters built in 1998 can be seen, but no infrastructure has yet been built. Plans for further development have, like others in Morocco, been shelved for now and the structure should not be approached. A large commercial port 13M N of Casablanca with a marina section always ready to accommodate visitors. A port of entry which can be used in...

MO Restinga Marina Smir

26 miles from Gibraltar and close to Ceuta, this is without doubt the finest and safest yacht facility in Morocco for visiting inland, wintering and as a port of entry. Location Gibraltar 26M Ceuta 12M M'Diq 4M Tides MHWS MHWN MLWN MLWS 1.0m 0.8m 0.4m 0.2m Admiralty 773, 142 French 7042 Spanish 445,451

Kelibia To Teboulba

Probably the best loved and most frequented marina in Tunisia, located mid way down the E coast. It is a port of entry and has been a popular wintering spot for two decades. Malta 188M Kelibia 65M El Kantaoui 14M Mahdia 25M Admiralty 176, 1162 French 4315, 4226 1. le Kuriat 35 47'.9N 11 02 0E Fl.WR.5s30m18 14M 053 -W-348 -R-053 Emergency light F.WR 2. Bordj el Kelb FI(2)R.6s26m10M 197 -vis-355 3. Old Fishing Hbr shelter mole head FI.R.1.5s6m3M 4. New Fishing Hbr Entrance LFI.G.10s12m5M and...

N

Not to scale Asilah the author's yacht alongside coral-fishing boats Asilah the author's yacht alongside coral-fishing boats Asilah medina. Wall murals are unique features of this quiet town Graham Hutt harbour jerry is only 70m long and several vessels moor alongside the high wall. Fishing boars moor a the X end and coral boats to the S. With the larger boats inboard. climbing the ladder up to the quay is made easier. Locals are very friendly and always ready to...

Coastline from Essaouira to Agadir

With a backdrop of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains well inland, this shoreline consists of rocky cliffs, mountains, long beaches and desert scrubland. Cap Sim is formed by a cliff 100m high with a rocky reef extending 1 mile W of the cape. The lighthouse is a large tower with black and white bands, with four smaller towers surrounding it. A 3M clearance should be given to the cape. A conspicuous tower (3iu10'N 09 40'W) 10M ENE of Cap Tafelney, stands on Jebel Amsittene, which is 1,000m high. A...

Pilotage Into Marsamxetto Harbour

From any direction the fort of St Elmo and the breakwater across Grand Harbour to the S of the entrance of Marsamxetto, arc the most prominent features on entry. -03 is at the entrance. St Elmo light, though obscurcd from afar by high background lights in the town, is easily identified once closer in. There is no light on Tignc fort, but the looming blackness to starboard as you enter makes mid channel entry easy to identify. The land lights of Manoel Island and the old Quarantine Hospital will...

La Galite

Tunisia Galite

The large bay on the S side provides good protection in NW winds which are common on this part of the coast. Though the remains of a small harbour lie in the X Y corner of the bay, occupied by fishing boats or a military vessel, the main breakwater tumbled into the harbour during a storm leaving it foul, with a jetty remaining. The buov that covers the wreck was moved about 50m SW by the same storm and has not been replaced. The masts of the wreck have been cut and are now reportedly 12m under...

The port

La Goulette harbour is situated at the mouth of a 6M long dredged channel which leads through the Lake of Tunis to the capital. It can be entered in all weather conditions and shelter is better than in Sidi Bou Said. It is a major commercial port without any great charm, but the town, although a long walk away, is attractive and Tunis is close. A fishing harbour and yacht club is situated N of the entrance to the channel, though Sidi Bou Said has always been more popular with foreign visitors....

Algeria Introduction

Typical souk street few visitors Graham H tt individuals stay in the port area, but without them it is difficult to obtain a permis d'escale, the permission to leave the port, which is issued in all commercial ports. Crew without a visa will usually be confined to the yacht. See also Visas in general introduction on page 16. When entering the ports there is no need to seek out officials they will be waiting. In the bigger ports the PAF, customs and the coast guard will always show up and...

Planning Your Cruise

Gibraltar, like Spain runs to GET IJT l in winter and tJT 2 in summer. llie UK Pound Sterling is legal tender, along with the Gibraltar pound and of equal value, but only in Gibraltar. Bcwrare of trying to exchange excess Gibraltar currency in the UK, as it is worth very little there. Euros can also be used in most shops but not in the Post Office where only local currency and sterling is accepted. Banks Gibraltar has well established banking services for both offshore and local customers with...

Hours After Hw Gibraltar

Arms upstairs, which serves very reasonably priced home-made meals and snacks in a very welcoming atmosphere open 0930-1400 Mon-Fri closed August, Christmas and Easter weeks . Many yachts will be using Gibraltar as the departure point for trips to Morocco. Many elements combine to produce a complex system of tides and current in the Straits, an appreciation of which will greatly help yachtsman heading west. Having spent many fruitless hours trying to make a passage westwards through the Straits...

Cruising Grounds

With its central location in the Mediterranean, Malta is much used by yachts on their way to and from Tunisia and Sicily, and those moving Westwards from Crete. The islands are more a stopping-off, repair and refuelling base as well as an excellent placc to lay-up for the winter, rather than a cruising ground. A great change has taken place on the islands in recent years. Not so long ago there was hostility from the government to yachtsmen and a special - and very difficult to obtain permit was...

Mahdia To Port De La Louata

Mahdia is the second largest fishing port of Tunisia with a history going back to Phoenician times. Several thousand families live off its activities. Recently the port has been enlarged with a new breakwater to accommodate the growing fishing fleet and further developments are planned. The picturesque medina on the narrow peninsula is directly adjacent to the port and the market is close by. Entry is safe in any weather, and protection inside is good except during strong S winds. This is the...

Port De La Louata

The largest fishing harbour in Tunisia and a large commercial port of entry. Located half way down the E coast of Tunisia W of the Kerkennah Islands. 34 43'.0N 10 47 0E pair of entry buoys Sfax 7 and Sfax 8 marking channel La Chebba 46M Mahar s 23M Gab s 75M Houmt Souk 62M MHWS MHWN MLWN MLWS 1.7m 1.1m 0.8m 0.3m Admiralty 3403, 1162 French 4315, 4237, 4238, 4228 1. Ras Tina 34 39'.0N 10 41ME FI 2 10s55m24M White tower, red bands, white dwelling 2. Six pairs of lit buoys marking the dredged deep...

Waypoints Tunisia

- -1 36 58'N 8 46'E 02 37 06'N 8 57'E -03 37 11'N 9 06'.5E 05 37 31'N 8 56'.5E 37 17'N 9 55'E - 7 37 17'N 10 05'E 37 11'N 10 18'E j39 36C52'N 10 22'.5E 10 36 48'N 10 19'E -011 36 54'N 10 37'E 012 37 06'N 11 3'E 13 37 03'N 11 06'E -14 36 49'N UWE - 15 36 25'N 10 50'E gt 16 36 21'N 10 34'E 017 36 03'N 10 33'E gt 18 35 53'.5N 10 40'E Tabarka W of C'Negro Anse Sidi Mechreg Cap Serat Galite S side Bizerte Ras Zebib Cap Farina Ras el Mekki Cap Carthage La Goulette

Wintering In Tunisia

Monastir and El Kantaoui have been the most popular wintering marinas for some years. In 2003 4 Monastir was very full. The price and facilities at both marinas are similar and well below European prices. Both are secure places to leave a boat unattended, although the quality of care and supervision cannot be relied upon, especially in Monastir. A few yachts winter each year in Tabarka, Sidi Bou Said, La Goulette, Bizerte and Kelibia. Facilities have drastically improved at the new fishing port...

Sidi Daoud

Rhc N cardinal buoy of the S net, and the W cardinal buoy of the N net. This leads into the channel. In any onshore wind there is a confused sea in the shallows. The actual orientation of the channel and number of buoys in placc changes with storms and resultant silting, so charting can only give an indication. In the summer of 2004, there were 4 green buoys marking the channel from the north and two red buoys near the W breakwater. Several earlier reports gave a different number and colour of...

What Is Ruins Of Puppot In Hammamet

Though isolated today, Bou Grara has an interesting history. The Phoenicians were the first to establish a trading post in Bou Grara, then called Gightis and the Romans took control after the campaign of Julius Caesar in 40BC. The Gulf of Bou Grara was a perfect natural harbour for their large fleet and the port was an important link in their trading route which went from Carthage via Puppet Hammamet , El Djem and Tacape Gabes to Gightis and from there further S to Cydamus Ghadames, in Libya ....

Oran To Tenes

A large commercial port in Oran, the second largest city in Algeria 42M W of Mostaganem. A port of entry. Location Beni-Saf 54M Iles Habibas 27M Mostaganem 42M Charts 1. Jet e du Large head 35 43'.2N 0 37'.5W FI 2 1 15s21m22M Horn 60s White metal framework tower 2. Epi du Large 35 43'.1N 0 37'.6W lso.G.4s8m7M Black column 3. Traverse du Large 35 43'.0N 0 37'.5W lso.R.4s9m8M Red column check 4. N side Vieux Port, Mole du Centre SE corner lso.G.4s9m6M 5. N side Vieux Port, Mole du Centre NE...

Ill Tunisia

The best place to buy fresh produce is at the markets which are found even in the smallest villages. Modern storing techniques are rarely used and imported food products are not common, even in the supermarkets, except for the large European facilities found in some towns. Consequently supply is largely seasonal, with the best choice in winter, spring and early summer. Prices on the open market arc usually well marked a government requirement. Generally, the quality of fresh produce is...

S

Of the area is very old and no recent surveys have been undertaken in this area. Avoid the bank which extends approximately 1A4 N of Ras Djila. There is room for a few visiting yachts maximum length 12m which can tic up wherever convenient. APIP in the port. Will provide weather forecasts on request. Water Available from a tap near the fish market. V'uel Diesel from a pump. Provisions Limited provisions available in the small village approximately 3km from the harbour. There is a coffee bar and...

Admirately Chain Manoel Island Malta

Gzira town is just across the Manocl Island connecting bridge and is a hub of tourist activity with many bars, restaurants including Royal Malta Yacht Club and shopping facilities. A bus service runs along the main road every few minutes, heading for Valletta bus centre, from where hundreds of buses operate throughout the island. Do take the opportunity to see the island and its sights which are plentiful and unique. MA6 Ta'Xbiex Quay moorings, Lazaretto Creek Moorings at the SW end of...

The Rcc Pilotage Foundation

In 1976 an American member of the Royal Cruising Club. l r Fred Ellis, indicated thar he wished lt gt ake a gt ilt to the Club in memory of Ins tar her. rhe lare Robert F FIlis, of his friends Peter Pye and 1 i - - and a gt i mark of esteem for Roger Pincknc gt . r. -.depcnden charity known as chc RC C Pilotage I n formed and Dr Ellis added h gt house lt - gt h gt a read generous gjfr of money to form he Foundations permanent endowment. The Foundat gt charirable objecrive is to advance rhe edu...

Note on the coastline S of Agadir

Further S, facilities are sparse, but the following are briefly mentioned because of their location as landmarks along hundreds of miles of deserted beaches. Most began as long jetties stretching out from the shore but offering no shelter. 'Inhere are plans to develop some of these into enclosed harbours along the lines of Jorf Lasfar, and some have begun to evolve, but like most plans for improvements to facilities, things move slowly here The coastline is mainly desert, with 500M of sand and...

The Pelagie Islands

15 day, paid at the nearby harbourmasters office. If you choose to pay - the authorities do not seem bothered. None. Customs and policc are present and very friendly but do not visit yachts and seem totally disinreresred in their presence. Water A tap on the jetty is used by the diving charter boars and can be used at night. Water quality is good as it is delivered from the mainland but there is also low purirv local water on the island which is not for drinking. Electricity Power is available...

Mhws Mhwn Mlwn Mlws

Cabo del Agua 35 08'.8N 02 25'.3W FI 2 6s42m8M White tower on 8-sided dwelling 2. Isla Congreso S point 35 10'.5N 02 26'.1W FI.R.4s36m5M Grey rounded tower Obscd when bearing less than 110 3. Isla Isabel II NW point 35 11'N 02 25'.7W FI.7s52m8M White tower and dwelling 045 -obscd-080 by Isla Congreso Harbour 4. Ras Kebdana N breakwater head lso.G.6s12m10M White tower 5. East breakwater head lso.R.6s13m10M White tower

Yacht Services In Malta

Agencies for Musto, Raymarine, Sebago, Crcwsaver, Volvo Pcnta, Johnson, Evinrude, Marlow Ropes and Zodiac. Yacht Care is a subsidiary, specialising in the care and maintenance of yachts. Brokers and boat builders. Also a large chandlery. S amp D Yachts Ltd, Guiseppe Cali St, Ta'Xbicx Gzira 21320577 21331515 21339908 Fax 21332259. Yacht brokers and agents, charter management, engineering, consultants, registrations, guardianagc. Agents for Tohatsu, Ro tost ay,...

Layoune to Dakhia

The facility consists of a very long jetty projecting out into the sea, and a small fishing harbour to the N. Anchoring is possible between the two. Location 27 05'.5N 13 27-W Fishing harbour 27 04'N 13 28'.5W Muelle de Forbucraa - long mole Distance 2. Barge berth head WR.11m18MW7M R5M. 010o-W-070 -070 -R-010o. 3. Muelle de Forbucraa 27 03'.9N 13 27'.7W Fl.5s 48m18M Horn Mo U 120s 4. North end F.G.17m3M White and green post. 5. South end F.R.17m3M White and red post

Mgarr Marina

Htrp , www.mma.gov.mr yacting_mgarr_marina.htm or type into a search engine 'Malta marinas' . There is now insufficient room to anchor within the marina. This is a port of entry departure. A customs and immigration office is situated in the marina and it may be more convenient to clear out here rather than in Marsamxetto. Water and electricity Available on each pontoon. Showers and toilets Facilities available. Fuel From the nearby petrol station. Provisions From the nearby village.

Tanger To Casablanca

Kenitra Ldg DirF.G.12M amp Oc 3 12s16M WAYPOINTS - MOROCCO ATLANTIC COAST 35 50'N 6 00'W Cap Spartel 6 10'W 6 20'W 6 45'W 6 55'.W 7 23'W - 12 33 38'.5N 7 33'.5W Casablanca -0-14 33 38'.5N 7 39'W Pte d'el Hank 07 35 28'N 35 15'N -0-9 34 18'N 010 34 00'N gt 11 33 45'N Important note on waypoints and co-ordinates Please refer to the important note regarding waypoints in the Introduction page 12 . Tucked into the NW of a bay at the e.-fa-ce c of Gibraltar, protected from the Atlantic t- s . port is...

Coastline from Jorf Lasfar to Safi

This coastline is rocky, with long stretches of low-lying cliffs and 50 foot sand dunes. A large inland lake and connecting lagoon lie behind dunes near Oualidia. Ncaring Cap Cantin Beddouza , 7M to the north, the white mosque of Sidi Bou Seksou is conspicuous. Rocks extend about a mile from the cape, and the sea starts breaking much further out in the relatively shallow 5m depths. It is advisable to give the capc a clearance of at least 3M. Sardine nets are laid out from May to December in the...

Paotelieria Island

Situated half way between Sicily and Tunisia and close to the Italian Pelagie Islands, Pantelleria is not part of the same group, though it is an Italian island. It is quite different to Lampedusa Pelagie because of its volcanic origins. The fertile soil on the terraced slopes is intensely farmed and even though tourism has grown considerably in the last 10 years, agriculture is still a major source of income. Capers and grapes are the main crops, enabling Pantelleria to produce some good red...

Mohammedia

Always a friendly welcome here Graham Hutt From Mohammedia rhe coasrlinc begins with long sandy beaches, giving way ro rugged low lying cliffs. Coastline from Mohammedia to Casablanca Yacht club facilities A complcx is located available to visiting yachtsmen a the ci Tenor. of the manager. As well as a swimming pool. he ebb a gt a ' ng school to encourage the children of those who summer in Mohammedia primarily families from Casablanca . ro rake up the sport.

MO Mehdia and Kenitra

Two harbours lie in the river Oued Sebou Mehdia, a small fishing and commercial port a mile from the entrance and Kenitra, 8M upriver. Large vessels transit the river under pilotage. 34 16'.0N 06 41'.4W W of entrance to Oued Sebou Flag S flown if bar practicable. R over G flag if bar is impassable. 1. Entrance Ldg Lts 102 30' Front DirF.G.12M Green and white stripes on a, 0n black metal framework tower 10m 2. Rear 800m from front Oc 3 12s74m16M Red tower on white dwelling Kenitra Approach South...

Preface

Facilities improved, some entrances silted and others changed completely. It is a privilege to have been asked by the Pilotage Foundation to produce t his edition, principally based on my own research over three summers and a winter cruising the coast of North Africa I mm the Atlantic to Malta since 2 MH . I low ever, this is not the work of one individual, and could not have been done without the input ol many skippers who contributed information following their visits to these shores. My...