Mossel Bay

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Mossel Bay
34°10.453'S, 022°08.726'E Chart icon.png
lat=-34.17421 | lon=22.14543 | zoom=14 | y

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1020 - Mossel Bay and approaches
2084 - Mossel bay to Cape St. Francis
2083 - Danger point to Mossel bay
639 - Mossel bay–Mossel bay harbour


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  • SA Maritime Net: The South African Maritime Net operates 7 days a week, and provides weather reports from around the coast, and maintains contact with boats off the coast of South Africa and up into the Mozambique channel. There are two regular schedule times as follows:
    • 06:30 UTC: Starts on 14316 kHz for 5-10 minutes, and then moves to 7,120 kHz.
    • 11:30 UTC: Starts on 14316 kHz for approx. 30 mins and then moves down to 7,120 kHz.

Also see World Cruiser's Nets


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There is a small marina within the harbour.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Mossel Bay Yacht Club

Mossel Bay Yacht Club/wiki/Mossel_Bay#Mossel_Bay_Yacht_Club
Marina icon Mossel Bay Yacht Club [[Mossel Bay#Mossel Bay Yacht Club|Mossel Bay Yacht Club]] 34°10.705'S, 022°08.705'E

Clubhouse on the shore of the bay just north of the harbour with bar, restaurant, toilets and hot showers. Marina inside the harbour with water and electricity. Max. length 15 m. A friendly club with very helpful members.; Tel: +27 (44) 690 7100; Fax: +27 (44) 691 3395; VHF channels 16 & 12
Address: P.O. Box 10, Mosselbaai, 6500, South Africa


Mossel Bay Anchorage

Mossel Bay Anchorage/wiki/Mossel_Bay#Mossel_Bay_Anchorage
Anchorage icon Mossel Bay Anchorage [[Mossel Bay#Mossel Bay Anchorage|Mossel Bay Anchorage]] 34°10.351'S, 022°08.325'E
Good anchorage but exposed tpo the north winds.


Water In the Mossel Bay Yacht Club
Electricity In the Mossel Bay Yacht Club
Toilets In the Mossel Bay Yacht Club clubhouse
Showers In the Mossel Bay Yacht Club clubhouse
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Eating out

Restaurant in the Mossel Bay Yacht Club clubhouse.


Mossel Bay straddles the N2 national highway, which is South Africa’s main coastal road from Cape Town in the Western Cape Province, to Durban in KwaZulu-Natal Province.

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