St John's

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St John's
47°34.013'N, 052°41.515'W Chart icon.png
lat=47.56689 | lon=-52.69191 | zoom=13 | y

St. John's is the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is the oldest city in North America and is located on the Avalon Peninsula. It has just above 200,000 citizens, the metropolitan area is the second largest in Atlantic Canada, behind Halifax. The city spans 446.04 square kilometres (172.22 sq mi) and is North America's easternmost city.

Charts

See Newfoundland and Labrador..

Weather

Give local weather conditions or refer to another page (a region or island group) that covers these conditions.

Sources for Weather forecasts:

Passages

See Newfoundland and Labrador.

Communication

When you are about 12 nM from the approach channel to St. John's Harbour, call St. John's Traffic on VHF channel 11.

Also see World Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

The approaches to St John's via The Narrows (91 m) wide) are straightforward. Keep the with green leading lights passing over a depth of 11.8 m, reduced to the lowest normal tide.

Entrance

St John's is a port of entry/exit for Canada. For details see Entrance: Canada.

Berthing

The large port of St. John's

St John's Harbour

St John's Harbour/wiki/St_John%27s#St_John.27s_Harbour
Harbour icon St John's Harbour [[St John's#St John's Harbour|St John's Harbour]] 47°33.766'N, 052°42.146'W
Port of Entry

Cruisers can use the port. There are no facilities.

info@sjpa.com; Tel: +1 (709) 738 4782; Fax: +1 (709) 738 4784; VHF channels 11 & 16
Address: St. John's Port Authority , P.O. Box 6178 , St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada A1C 5X8

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

None.

Anchorages

Anchoring is prohibited in. most the harbour area.

Amenities

Facilities
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Provisioning

Give the names and locations of supermarkets, grocery stores, bakeries, etc.

Eating out

There are many restaurants in the town.

Transportation

  • St. John's International Airport (YYT IATA) is located 10 km (6.2 mi) from downtown
  • From mid-June through September, you can take a 14-17 hour ferry ride from North Sydney, Nova Scotia, to Argentia, Newfoundland, which is 131 km from St. John’s
  • St John's is the easternmost point on Trans-Canada Highway 1, the main road across Newfoundland

Tourism

History

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Places to Visit

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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

See Canada.

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