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 Kenya - General Info

Time Zone

UTC +3

Yachting Essentials

Electricity
Voltage: 240 V
Frequency: 50 Hz

Water
At the marina at Kilifi.
Available by jerry can at Lamu.

Fuel
At the marina at Kilifi.
Available by jerry can at Lamu.

LPG
At the marina at Kilifi.

Haulout and Repairs
Boatyard at Kilifi with repairs and marine supplies.

Money

Kenyan shilling (Ksh) of 100 cents. Ksh cannot be exported and must be changed back before departure.

Communications

International Dialing Code for Kenya is +254.

rangeRoamer provides short-term cell phone service for international travelers. Buy, Rent, or use your own cell phone

Diplomatic Missions

Emergencies

Emergency Numbers

Ambulance service - dial 999.

Police emergency numbers in Kenya are as follows:

Nairobi CID H.Q. - 728888
Nairobi HQ. - 717777/240000
Pangani Flying Squad - 3761111
J.K.I.A. (KAPU)- 823888
Mombasa - 222121
KPA, Mombasa - 222811

Publications

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Imray & Adlard Coles Pilot Books can be purchased with an exclusive Noonsite discount of up to 15% by visiting our Imray store if shopping from the UK or Europe.
For North America and the rest of the world visit Bluewater Books & Charts. When ordering through Bluewater be sure to enter the coupon code NOON during checkout to save 10%.

Indian Ocean Cruising Guide
By Rod Heikell
Published by Imray (2nd edition 2007)
DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see details and links above)
A good general cruising guide covering the routes from Europe to Australia and points in between. The 'Indian Ocean Cruising Guide' covers all the usual points of interest for cruising yachtsmen, from history to climate, weather patterns, formalities, route planning and so on. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and contains a lot of additional information on Malaysia and Thailand, the Seychelles and the Chagos archipelago.
Updates available (June 2010)

East Africa Pilot
By Delwyn McPhun
Publisher: Imray (1st edn 1998)
DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see details and links above)
Complete handbook on the coast of East Africa between Kenya and Durban for both yachtsmen and diving enthusiasts.

Update History

August 2017: Formalities checked/updated. Security updated.
August 2015: Formalities checked/updated. Security updated.
July 2013: Formalities checked/updated. Health updated.

Noonsite welcomes information and updates especially regarding clearance, customs and immigration procedures from cruisers visiting this country.
Please E-mail noonsite with any new information, updates or corrections. Even just a short email confirming that the current data is accurate would be most helpful.

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