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Ventspils
Port of Entry
57°24.073'N, 021°32.144'E Chart icon.png
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Ventspils (Latvian: [ˈvæntspils] is a town in northwestern Latvia in the historical Courland region of Latvia, and is the sixth largest city in the country. It is is an important port in northwestern Latvia, at the mouth of the Venta River.

Charts

See Latvia.

Weather

See Latvia.

Passages

See Latvia.

Communication

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

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

Currents in the river average 1 knot, increasing to 2 knots near the entrance. The current sets N or S along the coast in the port entrance, depending on the wind. The NW approach channel leads SE from Lighted Buoy B/wiki/Ventspils#Lighted_Buoy_BBuoy icon Lighted Buoy B [[Ventspils#Lighted Buoy B|Lighted Buoy B]] 57°28.520'N, 021°25.900'E to the Ventspils Outer Harbour protected by two, N and S, breakwaters. Entering the harbour turn into the Fishing Harbour and Marina – it is located on the S (left) side of the River Venta.

Entrance

Ventspils is a port of entry/exit for Latvia. For details see Entrance: Latvia.

Berthing

Ventspils is an important commercial port. Yachts berth in the marina

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Ventspils Marina

Ventspils Marina/wiki/Ventspils#Ventspils_Marina
Marina icon Ventspils Marina [[Ventspils#Ventspils Marina|Ventspils Marina]] 57°23.656'N, 021°32.318'E
Port of Entry

Ventspils Marina offers 110m mooring length of pier at a depth of 3.5m. Tides are negligible, but the water level fluctuates with wind conditions and may differ by 0.3m above or below the mean. Water, 30 berths supplied with mains (220 V) electricity, toilets, showers, laundry, WiFi, sauna. 24-hr security, Maintenance and repairs, indoor storage in the winter. Café. Medical Assistance.

ventspilsmarina@nym.lv; Tel: +371 (28) 311 919; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel 09
Address: Ventspils Jahtklubs, Medņu iela 40, Vetspils, LV-3600, Latvia
Prices: For the latest prices see Price Listing

Anchorages

List anchorages including the ones of nearby islands list under "Islands" above. If there is more then 1-3 paragraphs for a given anchorage, create a dedicated page for it (Port/Stop Template). Remove this section if not applicable.

  • [[large Anchorage1]]
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Amenities

Facilities
Water In the marina
Electricity In the marina
Toilets In the marina
Showers In the marina
Laundry In the marina
Garbage Bins in the marina
Supplies
Fuel ?
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers ?
Services
Repairs In the marina
Internet WiFi in the marina
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals Bicycles In the marina

Provisioning

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

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

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

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

Transportation

See Latvia.

Tourism

History

Give a short history of the port.

Places to Visit

List places of interest, tours, etc.

Friends

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

Forums

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Links

References

See Latvia.

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