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The harbor of Tuapse

Tuapse (Russian: Туапсе́; Adyghe: Тӏуапсэ) is a town in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, situated on the northeast shore of the Black Sea, south of Gelincik and north of Sochi. Population: 63,292 (2010 Census).

Tuapse is a sea port and the northern center of a resort zone which extends south to Sochi.


See Black Sea.


See Black Sea.


List popular passages/routes, timing, etc.


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

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Caution: The approach to Tuapse is through a an area crowded by large ships. Also, there are several reef (charted) about 4 nM SSE of the port entrance.

As you approach Tuapse, and are 5 miles off, hail "Port Control" at VHF ch 16 advising of you arrival.


Tuapse is a port of entry to Russia. Upon arrival you will be met by the authorities and/or your agent. The crew should not attempt to disembark before all the formalities are completed. This applies whether or not you are entering Russia for the first time or coming from another Russian port.

Notify the authorities one day before your intending departure. They will come to the boat, more or less, at the declared time to clear you.

For details see Entrance: Russia.


Either Med-moor or go alongside the ferry dock on the NW side of the port.

Warning: The ferry dock is 3 m tall and you will need a ladder to negotiate.

The shelter is excellent, all-around.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs





Water May be arranged
Electricity N/A (Not Available)
Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry ?
Garbage ?
Fuel May be arranged
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers None
Repairs May be arranged
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?


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

Store name1/wiki/Tuapse#.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3EStore_name1.3C.2Fspan.3EProvisions icon Store name1 [[Tuapse#Store name1|Store name1]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, location, tel. +XX XXXX XXXXX.

Store name2/wiki/Tuapse#.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3EStore_name2.3C.2Fspan.3EProvisions icon Store name2 [[Tuapse#Store name2|Store name2]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, location, tel. +XX XXXX XXXXX.

Eating out

Give the name of recommended restaurant, tavernas, pastry stores, etc.

  • Location1
Name/wiki/Tuapse#.27.27.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3EName.3C.2Fspan.3E.27.27Eatingout icon Name [[Tuapse#Name|Name]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, tel. +XX XXXX XXXXX.
  • Location2
Name/wiki/Tuapse#.27.27.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3EName.3C.2Fspan.3E.27.27Eatingout icon Name [[Tuapse#Name|Name]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, tel. +XX XXXX XXXXX.


List transportation (local and/or international.)



Give a short history of the port.

Places to Visit

List places of interest, tours, etc.


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


List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)



See Black Sea.


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