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Old 06-09-2010, 00:04   #1
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Corinth Canal

What is the protocol for using the Corinth Canal?

Sinking highway bridge at eastern end (I've read there is another one at the western end):




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Coming from the West you just anchor up off the beach on the port side of the entrance then sit and wait for it to open.. can be anything up to a 7hr wait.. or as in our case 1 1/2 hrs.. go on through then pull in alongside and nip into the office with all your ships papers etc and pay the fee(9metre Catalac 98.45euros) and of you go on your merry way....
From the East the proceedure is reversed... pay then go through... well worth the money in time saved going round the bottom.
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You do not need to hang around at anchor. The Authority Office is on the Eastern side so if you simply park up on the west side, no one will know you are waiting.......

The protocol when coming fromt he west is to radio the Canal Authories as soon as you are close enough to reach them and advise of your ETA. They speak English and will give you feedback on when you can enter. As others have said, you tie up and pay on the eastern side so when approaching that side don't bother to radio.

Be aware it is narrow so one way traffic flow. So they tend to run 'convoys' and therefore letting them know you are arriving before you get there should minimise any delay.

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