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FALASSARNA (Beach) CHANIA
Location: The anchorage point of Falasarna and the ancient city of Falasarna's ruins is on the west coast of Crete. The small fishing harbour is south of the large white sandy beach. The location of the ancient city is near the large land mass in the north of the bay.
Facilities: The anchorage point of Falasarna and the ancient city of Falasarna's ruins are on the west coast of Crete. The small fishing harbour is south of the large white sandy beach. The location of the ancient city is near the large land mass in the north of the bay. Anchorage in this bay is good in east winds.
Comments: The harbour has only stern-to and bow-to mooring for 1 or 2 small boats. The anchorage of the ancient city is for calm weather only. This area is subject to sudden and violent north and west winds. If travelling from one side of Crete to the other it is best to stay 10km off shore.
This text is cited Oct 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.
KISSAMOS (Town) CHANIA
Location 35*31' 23*38' (light on the end of the harbour's outer wall) (22820) 22024 VHF Ch 12
The main harbour is in the southwest corner of the Kissamos Bay. The peninsula of Gramvousa is to the west and Spatha Peninsula is to the east. The harbour is below a large mass of rock easily seen from the sea. To the west of the harbour is an abandoned rusting hull of a freighter. To the east is the small fishing/sports harbour and the town of Kastelli.
Facilities: The quay of the main harbour has a taverna and the Port Police. There is water on the quay. The town of Kastelli, 3km east, has fuel, shops for minor repairs and shops for all provisions. There is a Post and a Telephone office in Kastelli. There is a Health Centre in town, private doctors, dentists, and pharmacies. The city of Chania can easily be reached from Kastelli by bus, taxi or car rental. It is one hour away. The sports/fishing harbour has three tavernas, telephone and a puplic boat ramp for small boats. This harbour is 2km from Kastelli.
Comments: The alongside mooring or anchoring in the harbour mole provides good shelter from north, south and northwest winds. The harbour is open to the east and southeast. The harbour mouth is lit by a green light on the right and a red light on the left. The ferryboat to the Peloponnesus docks in the large harbour. The sports/fishing harbour provides stern-to and bow-to mooring for small boats. Most of the harbour is full with fishing boats. The shelter is good in all weather.
This text is cited Oct 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains image.
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