Nautical Information

Shelter: All round in the Marina (the part of the harbour on the inside of the small pier). From E - NW winds in Limáni Fry. The meltemi (NW) affects the harbour and if it picks up it will test the limits of the crew and the yacht. The E wind blows infrequently and does not bring a wave, as Kárpathos obstructs it. From E - NW winds in Limáni Emporeió. The meltemi (WNW) sends a slight swell into the harbour but does not create any problems.

Mooring: The bottom does not hold well in port Fry. Contact the Harbour Office for a berth. In the marina, the locals go alongside and often there is no space, but if you ask them they will make some room. In port Emporeiós, holding is good, but beware of the rocks under the sea. In essence, only close to the light the waters are clear.

Port facilities: There is water and electricity in the marina. Fuelling is possible via a ...joining of forces. There is one EKO in the island (08.00-13.00 and 18.00-20.00) but it does not have a tanker or a telephone. Mr Giórgos Heimonétos (6974 778763) has a tanker and offers to go to the petrol station and deliver your fuel. Supplies 22450 41006. Do not use the 12m slipway, it is very steep. Basic marine equipment Iríni Papageorgíou (22450 41001). Captain Giórgos Manoúsos has a D/C and is a true seaman - contact him if you wish to go an excursion or anything else (22450 41047). In Emporeiós there are no facilities except one taverna.


(The depths of the port and more items listed in the printed version of the Navigator)

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