Singapore is the large island at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Its geographical position has made it the key port in Southeast Asia and a cross-roads for major east-west shipping routes. The waters around Singapore are well patrolled and the movement of all vessels is monitored.
The island state is the most developed in the region, with excellent facilities, communications, public transport and international travel connections.
Embassies or consulates of all nations can be found in the city. The city is a modern vibrant multi-cultural nation state with all the facilities a westerner would expect – including the price.
All kinds of yacht equipment and spare parts are readily found and good shipyard facilities exist in the western, Jurong, Tuas areas.
While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this book is accurate, the charts of anchorages are based on personal experience and satellite imagery and are intended as a guide only. They should not be used for navigation. Please refer to Official Hydrographic Charts of the respective countries.
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