Kerguelen Islands

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WorldIndian OceanKerguelen Islands

An online cruising guide for yachts sailing to the Kerguelen Islands.

Kerguelen Islands
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Capital Port-aux-Français
Language French
Currency Euro (EUR)
Time zone UTC+5
Calling code ?

A tiny French territory (pop. 70) in the southern Indian Ocean The Kerguelen (or Desolation) Islands are unlikely to be an attractive destination. They are among the most isolated places on Earth. The inhabitants are mostly research scientists.

Charts

Australian Hydrographic Service
AUS597 Australia Southern Ocean - Approaches to Heard Island
BA
2398 Îles Kerguelen

Weather

Rug up, it's cold and windy down there.

Sources of weather forecasting here.

Passages

List popular passages/routes, timing, etc.

Islands

  • Île Foch
  • Île Howe
  • Île Saint-Lanne Gramont
  • Île du Port
  • Île de l'Ouest
  • Île Longue
  • Îles Nuageuses
  • Île de Castries
  • Îles Leygues
  • Île Violette
  • Île aux Rennes
  • Île Haute
  • Île Mayès

Communication

None. Relying on Ham Radio would be a must here.

Also see World Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

Any navigation notes here.

Entrance

Arrival

Details?

Departure

Details?

Customs and Immigration

Immigration

Details?

Customs

Details?

Fees and Charges

Restrictions

Health and Security

Health

Submit any health warnings/information. Remove any of these sections do not apply to this particular country.

Security

Details?

Berthing

Ports

Anchorages

  • Two Brothers Mountains
  • Cook Glacier

Yacht Services and Repairs

None.

Transportation

No commercial transport at all.

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

Books, Guides, etc. Use the Reference template or not at your discretion. For example:

{{Reference|Rod Heikel|Greek Waters Pilot Imray||Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire|9780852889718}}, expands to
Rod Heikell, Greek Waters Pilot Imray, Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire, ISBN 9780852889718
  • Author, Title, Publisher, ISBN ISBN number
  • Author, Title, Publisher, ISBN ISBN number

You may want to remove the above entries and use instead a link to an Island Group that lists the relevant references. If so enter, after removing {{MagentaText|xx}}, the following:

See [[Island Group#References_&_Publications|Coutry or Region]].

If you do not use the above link, please remove it.

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