I was thrown out of Tangier some 5 years ago. There was supposed to be a new marina there but not nearly opened. The weather
was bad, I went outside the harbour again but decided I wasn't going to risk it and went back in. A trawler
told me to go beside him, helped me with coming along side in a crowded commercial
area. Officials came and after that when an explained about the weather they were fine. No bakshees asked for. Essaouira, though not visited due to reputation of being very dirty and bribes being required. Again I was thrown out of Casablanca, they did not want yachts there,, though again a marina being built which one day may be completed so returned to stay at Mohammedia. The harbourmaster at the time was sensational., cheery and always put to help. He has since retired and when I retuned 2 years later he still went for company but still had a good reception
What is, maybe the most beautiful city and certainly marina I visited in Morocco. Modern shops surrounding it and a French feel about the place. They do take their paper work
seriously and when wishing 5o leave in the morning all the papers in another town and not able to leave till late afternoon....be patient! Good fuelling place if l3qving there for Canaries
Remember if there is a wind
or there has been a storm 100s of miles away there can be big swells going into the rivers to reach places like Larache, Rabat.....I chickened out being singled handed........or cautious depending how you see it and carried on. On both occasions, both times in October had issues with FOG
and FISHERMEN in small boats who you are only aware of when they hear your engine
and start banging their tin pans! Lobster pots fishing
nets too! All out to get you.
What I said about negative officials/ports just remember bad one can become good and good ones bad . But I think all in all Mohammedia and Agadir have got their act together and are yacht friendly and Agadir especially a place to chill out
I had wanted to go to Tan Tan but heard it's not yacht friendly and a lot of militia about with political tensions over mineral rights and Western Sahara.