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Kavala
Port of Entry
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A view of Kavala from the sea

Kavala or Kabala (Καβάλα) with a population of about 63,000 is a large city and an important commercial port in northern Greece.

Charts

BA
1086 Srimonikos kólpos to Edremit Körfezi
Imray-Tetra
G2 Aegean Sea (North)
NIMA
54360 Thessaloniki to Canakkale Bogazi Dardanelles
54363 Akra Akrathos to Dardanelles and Ayio Oros
Greek
31 North Evoikos to Kavala Gulf
32 Thrakiko Sea
321 Thassos, Alexandroupolis, Samothrake, Imvros

Weather

See Aegean Sea.

Passages

Popular passages/routes, timing, etc.

Islands

Key to symbols: |Harbour icon – harbour |Anchorage icon – anchorage ||
  • Thasos Thasos/wiki/Thasos Harbour icon – harbour |Anchorage icon – anchorage |

Communication

  • Coast Guard - VHF channel 12, Tel. +30 2510 223716
  • Olympia Radio - VHF channels 25 & 85

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

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Entrance

Kavala is a port of entry in Greece.

Port Authority (1st floor) and Coast Guards (2nd floor) offices are in the same building located between the Yacht Club and the old fishing harbour.

For entrance details see Greece.

Berthing

Brand new cement pontoons have been installed in May 2016 in the old fishing harbour and at the Yacht club. Most of the berths are dedicated to local boaters and charters. Mooring with laid lines, alongside or fingers.

The berths for visiting yachts are located at the Yacht Club corner, first pontoon port side when entering the harbour. Alongside mooring only at this pontoon.

Daily or short term berths must be paid to Port Police (Coast guards), 2nd floor. As of July 2016, price is a bit more than 1 euro per day for a 11m boat.

Long term or monthly berths are handled by Port Authority, 1st floor.


Amenities

Facilities
Water Metered water is available from distribution boxes located on the pontoons. An electronic key can be obtained at the Port Authority office weekday up from 08:00 to 15:00 or at the Coast Guards office off hours
Electricity Metered electricity is available from distribution boxes located on the pontoons. An electronic key can be obtained at the Port Authority office weekday up from 08:00 to 15:00 or at the Coast Guards office off hours
Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry ?
Garbage There are bins around the harbor
Supplies
Fuel A petrol station is located 100m from the Yacht club. No mini tank, must carry cans
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers Ship chandler on the right side of the street going to the Aqueduc (conspicuous) from the fishing harbour. Small but well stocked and they can ordered within 48 hours
Services
Repairs
  • Boatyard with travelift in Limenas Elevtheron, 6 miles west from Kavala
  • Outboards and Diesel engines
    Ioanis Kaladonis, Mobile 6948 822 509
Internet
  • Free Wifi available from Kavala Port Authority, ask them for a username/password. Quality is average.
  • Protected Wifi available from one of the many bars/restaurants/lounges along the Yacht club.
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?

Provisioning

  • Supermarkets (Carrefour, Lidl, ...)
  • Many groceries and small food shops
  • Farmer market every Saturday morning till 15:00 50m from the Yacht Club. Attractive prices and lot of choices

Eating out

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Transportation

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Tourism

  • Castle above the Ottoman old city. Worth a visit.

Friends

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

  • Sailors from the Yacht Club and local charters are friendly. Do not hesitate to contact them.

Forums

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

Links

References & Publications

See Greece.

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