Netherlands - General Info
UTC +1, Summer time UTC +2 from the end of March to the end of October.
Voltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
International Dialing Code for Netherlands is +31.
Using a foreign mobile telephone in the Netherlands - If the cellular telephone is GSM compatible, and its current provider allows international roaming, then it may be possible to use a foreign telephone in the Netherlands. However, most providers will charge both for incoming and outgoing calls so this might be quite expensive.
Another option is to use the foreign cellular telephone with a Dutch SIM card provided the telephone is not locked. SIM cards are available at most phone shops.
Note: hands-free sets are mandatory when driving in the Netherlands.
Emergenccies - Dial 112.
IMRAY AND ADLARD COLES PILOT BOOKS are available at a discounted price for Noonsite.com users via World Cruising Club
Inland Waterways of France
By David Edwards-May
Publisher: Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson (1 Dec 2009)
(also has main routes in the Netherlands).
Cruising Guide to the Netherlands
By Brian Navin
Publisher: Imray,Laurie,Norie & Wilson Ltd (May 2010)
Cruising Association Handbook
By Cruising Association
Publisher: Imray,Laurie,Norie & Wilson Ltd; 8th Revised edition edition (Sep 1996)
North Sea Passage Pilot
By Brian Navin
Publisher: Imray,Laurie,Norie & Wilson Ltd; 6th Revised edition edition (1 August 2013)
The Cruising Almanac 2015
By Cruising Association and Imray
Publisher Imray (2015 Edition)
Covers North West Europe from Shetland and southern Norway to Gibraltar and West Ireland to the Baltic. Fully revised and additional plans. Available as Imray Nautical Apps for iPad users. Free updates approximately every two months
October 2014: Formalites checked/updated.
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