Kerch

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Kerch
Port of Entry
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View of Kerch from Mount Mithridates

Kerch (Ukrainian: Керч, Russian: Керчь, Greek: Παντικάπαιον Pantikapaion, Turkish: Kerç) is a city on the Kerch Peninsula of eastern Crimea, an important commercial port and the tourist centre of Ukraine.

Charts

See Ukraine.

Weather

See Black Sea.

Passages

List popular passages/routes, timing, etc.

Islands

None.

Communication

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

Also see World Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

Warning: You must be extremely careful transiting the narrow and shallow Kerç Channel.

Kerç Channel

Kerç Channel separates Russia and Ukraine and is the entrance to the sea of Azov. It is 24 nM long and runs north to south. It is dredged, well lit and buoyed.

Entrance

Kerch is reported as a port of entry. The authorities will come to the boat. Do not step on land before clearance.

It has been suggested to notify the authorities a day before departure.

Berthing

The harbor is is open the east; the best shelter is at the SW corner of the bay.

When you arrive moor to a commercial pier and after clearing with the authorities anchor at the SW corner of the bay.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

None.

Anchorages

Anchor in the SW orner of the bay. It is reported to be more then 3 m deep.

Yacht Repairs and Services

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Marine Stores

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Repairs/Yards

Fuel, Water, & Electricity

Fuel
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Water
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Electricity
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Things to do Ashore

Tourism

The ruins of ruins of Panticapaeum
The Church of St John the Baptist
  • The ruins of Panticapaeum, 6th century BC
  • The Church of St John the Baptist, 8th century AD.

Grocery & Supply Stores

Eateries

Internet/WiFi

Available?

Laundry

Motorbike & Car Rentals

Garbage Disposal

?

Transportation

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Friends

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

Forums

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Links

References & Publications

See Ukraine.

Comments

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