Skudeneshavn

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     At the southern tip of the Karmøy island lies Skudeneshavn. Formerly it was a thriving fishing center, which today has become a place for summer recreation. The town has preserved the old structure giving it a unique character. Nautical … Read More

Egersund

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     Egersund is one of the few ports in the south-west coast of Norway. The old town with its narrow streets, where numerous restaurants and cafes are located, creates a special, Norwegian fishing town atmosphere. Today the town is an industrial center, … Read More

Trysnes

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    Not far from Kristiansand, to the west, at the entrance to Trysfjorden, lies Trysnes marina where you can take a break from the hustle and bustle of the town, and enjoy the nature. Nautical information The approach to Trysnes … Read More

Vassøy

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  Vassøy island lies in close proximity to Stavanger, on the way to Tau and Lysefjorden. On the island there is no guest harbor, but there is a convenient bunkering station. Nautical information Approaching from Stavanger one should pass a few private harbors and a … Read More

Åmøy

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crate   Although there are no guest places in the Åmøy marina, it is worth mentioning because of the Garstad boat service. It provides services hulls and engine services and repairs. There is a mobile boat crane there and a well-stocked store. Nautical information The approach to … Read More

Tau

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      There is a ferry line from Stavanger to Tau which is used by about a million passengers a year, in large number tourists wanting to visit Preikestolen. In the summer season there is a direct bus to Preikestolenhytta from … Read More

Rossøy

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Røssøy is a small island, separated from the island Fogn only by a narrow strait. It is uninhabited and as such is perfect place for anyone seeking quiet time.  It can however become busy in sunny weekend days. Nautical information The easiest approach is … Read More

Search and Rescue (SAR)

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Norway’s geographical location, its extremely long coastline, large commercial and tourist traffic as well as numerous installations at sea for exploration and production of oil and natural gas, make special requirements for search and rescue. Marine rescue has been based on voluntary … Read More

Marine radio weather forecast

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Kystradio or marine radio, is responsible for communications with vessels in the Norwegian waters, coordination of search and rescue operations, as well as the transmission of navigational warnings and weather reports. VHF band There are five main stations along the coast of … Read More

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