Rize

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Rize
Port of Entry
41°02.200'N, 040°31.400'E Chart icon.png
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Turkey Rize-sahil.jpg
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The Harbor of Rize

Rize is a fairly large commercial harbor about 60 nM west of the border between Turkey and Georgia. It is a port of entry. Rize is built on the site of ancient Rhizaion (Ριζαίον).

Charts

BA
2214 The Euxine or Black Sea
2236 Tirebolu to Tuapse
1279 Rize
NIMA
55105 Eastern Part of the Black Sea
Turkey
142 Trabzon - Pazar
1421 Rize

Weather

See Turkey.

Islands

None.

Communication

  • Rize Harbor Authority - VHF channel 16

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

The approaches to Rize are straightforward.

Entrance

Rize is a port of entry/exit to Turkey. The customs are located in the ferry building.

Berthing

Plan of Rize Harbor

The harbor provides excellent all weather shelter.

You can anchor off inside the harbor or you can moor side-to the southeast quay.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

None.

Anchorages

None.


Amenities

Facilities
Water There is a tap behind the ferry building
Electricity N/A (Not Available)
Toilets N/A
Showers N/A
Laundry ?
Garbage ?
Supplies
Fuel Diesel can be delivered, ask at any of the filling stations along the main road
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers None
Services
Repairs N/A
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?

Provisioning

  • Several food stores near Türkiye İș Bankasi (Bank)
  • Rize is the capital of the tea producing area

Eating out

  • Several restaurants on or near the main square

Transportation

  • Busses to other cities
  • Dolmus (shared vans) within the town
  • Ferry from Russia

Tourism

The Çay Entstitutu (Tea Institute) has a lovely garden with a good view. Well worth a visit.

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 Turkey.

Comments

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