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An online cruising guide for yachts sailing in Benin.
An online cruising guide for yachts sailing in Benin.
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Latest revision as of 14:41, 30 December 2017

WorldSouth AtlanticAfricaWestern AfricaGulf of GuineaBenin
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An online cruising guide for yachts sailing in Benin.

Benin
10°44.730'N, 003°32.689'E Chart icon.png
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Capital Porto-Novo
Language French
Currency West African Franc (XOF)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
Calling code +229

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Cruising the region

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Charts

Source
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Weather

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Weather links

Sources of weather forecasting here.

Passages

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Communication

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Also see Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

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Entrance

Arrival

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Departure

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Customs and Immigration

Customs

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Immigration

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Fees and Charges

Restrictions

Health and Security

Health

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Security

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Berthing

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Ports

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  • Porto-Novo Porto-Novo /wiki/Porto-Novo Port of entry icon – port of entry |Needs data icon – needs data |
  • CotonouCotonou/wiki/Cotonou Port of entry icon – port of entry |Needs data icon – needs data |

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

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Anchorages

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Transportation

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References & Publications

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