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Ship’s papers

Ship’s registration papers.

Crew papers


Report to Customs?

The Police Maritime will visit you to complete customs and immigration formalities.


At Port de Monaco.


At both marinas.

Shore power 220V AC

At both marinas.


Canisters have different fittings to UK.

Camping Gaz

Readily available.

Berthing fees

Port de Monaco a little more expensive, Fontvielle much more expensive than UK.


Use French francs.

Credit cards

Widely accepted. Most banks have cashpoints.


Not widely used.

Travellers cheques

Can change in banks. Take French francs or sterling.

Emergencies ­ VHF

Ch 16 monitored by Monaco Radio. In emergency call Cross-Med, the French rescue service, on Ch 16.

Emergencies ­ phone

Ambulance 18

Police 17

Fire 18


Must have certificate of health from vet. Not allowed if younger than 3 months. Max 3 animals, only one aged 3-6 months. If coming from country free of rabies for last 3 years, pet does not need rabies injection, but must have certificate issued within last 10 days stating has lived in UK since birth or for last 6 months. If coming from rabies-risk country, must have proof of anti-rabies injection, at least 30 days, but less than a year, prior to departure.

Dialling code to UK

0044 then the number, omitting the first 0.

Telephone boxes

All phone boxes have international dialling.

Weather forecasts

At marina offices.


Contact RYA for info. No special regulations known.

British Consulate

British Consulate General, 33 Blvd Princesse Charlotte, BP 265, MC 98005, Monaco Cedex. Tel: (00377) 9350 9966.

Tourist office in UK

Monaco Tourist and Convention Office, The Chambers, Chelsea Harbour, London SW10 08F. Tel: 020 7352 9962. Visit or or e-mail


Admiralty charts.

Mediterranean Almanac, Imray.

Mediterranean France and Corsica Pilot. Rod Heikell. Imray.


French. English widely spoken.

September 2001