Information for visitors

Reykjavik Sailing Club – Brokey
A guide for visiting sailing boats in Reykjavík

Introduction

Welcome to Reykjavík. We hope you will enjoy your stay here at the marina of the Reykjavik Sailing Club, Brokey. The Sailing Club provides berths for visiting boats, including electricity, water, shower, toilets, and washing machine. The main visitor space consists of two 40m floating pontoons, for boats of various lengths.

The clubhouse is open from 16:00-18:00 *

About the Club

Web: www.brokey.is
Email: brokey@brokey.is
Harbor Master: +354 895-1551

Location

64°09’05.7″N 21°55’54.9″W

Harbour Fees

250 ISK per meter per day.

Keys

Visitors get keys to access the gate, shower/toilet and laundry room. When you leave, please return the keys in the mailbox upstairs. Please contact us the day before you leave.

Clubhouse

Visitors are allowed to use the clubhouse facilities during opening hours, but please do not leave any items unattended,  Front doors should always be locked.

Shower and Toilet

A shower and toilets are available in the clubhouse for no extra charge.

Washing machine and dryer

The laundry room is in the same space as the shower. There is no extra charge for use of washing machine or dryer, but users need to supply their own detergent.

Water

Water is available free of charge from the floating pontoons.

Electricity

Electric outlets (230V) are on the floating pontoons. Charge is 1600 ISK per day.

Gas

Propane gas tanks are available at petrol stations. Butan is not available and it is not possible to refill gas tanks in Iceland.

Fuel

Oil pumps are located on the north side of Reykjavík harbor (see map).  The pumps do not accept normal credit cards. To get diesel, please book an appointment with our harbor manager between 16:00 – 18:00 on the day before fueling.

 

Internet Access

Wi-Fi is available and the router is located in the clubhouse (limited range to floating pontoons). Password can be found written on the wall inside.
Mobile 3G/4G internet is widely available in Iceland and reaches ca 15-20 nm from land. Prepaid SIM cards can be bought at supermarkets.

Waste

  • Garbage container is on the south side of the clubhouse. No extra charge.
  • A disposal tank for waste oil is on the north side of the harbour where the fuel pumps are. It is marked: “Úrgangs olía”. Please do not leave waste oil with us.
  • Plastic and cans/bottles have marked bins inside the clubhouse.
  • Old 12V batteries, paint and chemicals should be taken to the SORPA Recycle Center.

Weather Forecast

The Icelandic Met Office ( http://en.vedur.is ) provides weather forecast for Iceland and Icelandic waters.

The Danish Met Institute ( http://www.dmi.dk ) provides info on sea ice in Greenland.

Coast Guard

All ships (including pleasure boats) approaching Iceland should report to the Icelandic Coast Guard more than 24 hours before arrival. It is highly recommended to send email before departure with the following information: Vessel name, vessel type, MMSI nr, call sign, nationality, length over all, color of hull, sail nr, number of people on board, last port, estimated date and time of arrival, port of arrival, passenger and information about every crew member (name, nationality, passport number, date of birth, place of birth).
VHF: channel 16 | Tel: +354 5511030 | Email: sar@lhg.is

Customs

On arrival to Iceland you must contact the customs before leaving the boat. If they do not come soon to the boat you can call the Reykjavik Officer on watch: +354 898 8493
If Reykjavik is your last port in Iceland, you should call the above number two hours before departure. Information on various issues when travelling to Iceland can be found on the customs webpage: http://www.customs.is

Border Control

Officers from the police border control might come to your boat after arrival but in most cases, passport check is done by the customs officers. To avoid frequent visits, please hang the yellow form (obtained from customs) in a window or a visible place onboard.
Here is more detailed information on Icelandic border regulations:
http://www.innanrikisraduneyti.is/raduneyti/starfssvid/utlendingamal/upplysingar/nr/860

Companies that service boats + spare parts

Ísfell – www.isfell.is – ropes, gear
Viking – https://en.ja.is/viking/ – Rescue equipment
Vélasalan – www.velasalan.is – Engines, parts, pumps, navigation equipment
Marás – www.maras.is – Engines, equipment
Brimrún – www.brimrun.is – Navigation equipment
Sónar – www.sonar.is – Communications, electronic navigation equipment

… and many more.  

You can look up various companies in the telephone book: https://en.ja.is/