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Constanta
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Satellite view of Constanta

Constanța (Romanian pronunciation: konˈstant͡sa), historically known as Tomis (Greek: Κωνστάντζα or Κωνστάντια, Konstantia, Bulgarian: Кюстенджа or Констанца, Turkish: Köstence), is the oldest extant city in Romania. It was founded around 600 BC.

The Port of Constanța has an area of 39.26 km2 (15.16 sq mi) and a length of about 30 km (19 mi). It is the largest port on the Black Sea, and one of the largest ports in Europe.

The yacht harbor, Port Tomis, is in the ancient sea port north of the large commercial harbor. It is operated as a marina. It is in a very attractive location.

Charts

See Romania.

Weather

See Romania.

Passages

See Romania.}

Islands

None.

Communication

Add here VHF channel for coastguard, harbor masters. etc.

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

Approach from the SW. Hail the authorities on VHF channel 67, but they may not respond.

The entrance can be difficult to see until almost upon it, especially when arriving with the sun setting in the west. Use extra care and attention when arriving in strong S or SE winds.

Entrance

Port Tomis (Constanta) is a port of entry. Stay in the boat until cleared.

Inform the harbor master one hour before departure.

For details see Romania.

Berthing

Go to to the marina.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Anchorages

None.

Amenities

Facilities
Water At the marina
Electricity At the marina under each light post along the quay. It is metered
Toilets Toilet and showers (but you must take a long walk on the quay)
Showers Toilet and showers (but you must take a long walk on the quay)
Laundry ?
Garbage ?
Supplies
Fuel Can be arranged, ask the harbor master
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers None
Services
Repairs None
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity WiFi at restaurants near the marina
Vehicle rentals ?

Provisioning

  • Near the marina across from the Palace Hotel
  • Open-air market across from the Hotel Continental

Eating out

  • Casa Cu Lei (House with Lions)
  • At the base of the marina

Transportation

See Romania.

Tourism

History

Give a short history of the port.

Places to Visit

The Genoese Lighthouse
  • National History and Archaeological Museum
  • The Genoese Lighthouse
  • The Roman Mosaics

Friends

Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.

Forums

List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)

Links

References & Publications

See Black Sea.

Comments

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