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Bahia da Ilha Grande East part (Angra dos Reis)

Bahia da Ilha Grande East part (Angra dos Reis)

Characteristics

Description

Lying about 60 miles west of Rio de Janeiro, this large bay with the island of Ilha Grande in the middle, is one of the best cruising grounds in Brazil. It is full of remote anchorages and quiet, traditional fishing villages.

The E part of the bay, lying W of Baia de Sepetiba, is formed by the NE side of Ilha Grande and the coast to the N and is entered between Ilha da Marambaia and Ponta de Castelhanos.

The bays and coves on the NE coast of Ilha Grande afford excellent anchorage, but those on the mainland coast are generally exposed to winds from SE through SW, and to the swells caused by these winds.
18/01/2016
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Bahia Ilha Grande N shore ( Angra dos Reis)

Baia de Mangaratiba is entered between Ponta do Bispo and Ponta da Cruz. This shallow bay is exposed to the sea, which breaks heavily on its NW shore. The town of Mangaratiba stands on the E side of the bay and has a small concrete pier.
Laje de Mangaratiba, low, dark-colored, ...
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Ilha Pau a Pino (Bahia Ilha Grande )

Ilha Pau a Pino is located about 3 miles N of Enseada das Palmas and rises sheer from the sea. The island has little vegetation, but shows a light. A rocky ledge extends about 0.2 mile SW from the island.
18 Jan 16

Enseada das Palmas (Ilha Grande)

Enseada das Palmas lies 2,5 NM NW of Ponta de Castelhanos.

The bay is separated into two small coves by Pontinha.

Anchorage can be obtained in the SE part of the bay in depths of about 11m, and small craft may anchor off the head of the S cove, in a depth of about 7m.
18 Jan 16

Enseada do Abraao (Ilha Grande)

Enseada do Abraao lies about 2 NM NW of ensenada das Palmas. On the W shore of the bay are the large buildings of a disused quarantine station and a small landing pier.

Abraao, a small fishing village, stands at the head of the bay.
Vessels drawing up to 3m can berth at ...
18 Jan 16

Ensenada da Estrela (Ilha Grande)

About 2 NM WNW of ensenada do Abraao, ensenada da Estrela offers anchorage in all parts of the bay, but the swelle sometimes runs into it.
18 Jan 16

Saco do Ceu (Ilha Grande)

Saco do Ceu, a landlocked cove, lies in the NW corner of the enseada da Estrela bay.

Anchorage in depths of 6 to 9 m. A depth of 2,2 m exist near the middle of the entrance to the cove, about 183m N of the S entrance point.
18 Jan 16

Ensenada de Sitio Forte (Ilha Grande)

Enseada de Sitio Forte is entered between Ponta Grossa de Sitio Forte, about 2 miles NE of Ilha Longa, and Ponta Aripeba, about 1 mile farther E. The head of the bay is formed by a small cove, the W side of which is foul.

Anchorage, sheltered from all winds, and the best on ...
18 Jan 16

Yacht Club Angra Dos Reis

This club, set across the Bay of Angra from the town, is the most protected anchorage in the area.
All facilities of well appointed club with small boatyard with GRP, wood and metal repair facilities. ...
16 Jan 16

Ensenada de Aracatiba (Ilha Grande)

Enseada de Aracatiba is entered between Ponta Grande, 2.5 miles ENE of Ponta Acaia, and Ilha Longa, 1 mile NE and close offshore.
Anchorage is available in the bay, with good shelter, about 0.4 mile S of the W end of Ilha Longa, in a depth of 21m, mud.
18 Jan 16

Ilhas Cagarras

Ilhas Cagarras, about 3 miles N of Ilha Redonda, consists of seven islets. Ilha Comprida is the largest of the group. Ilha de Palmas shows a light.
Sunken rocks extend 183m S of the E end of Ilha de Palmas. Ilha do Pai and Ilha da Mae lie on the NE side of the approach to Baia ...
16 Jan 16

Ilhas Tijucas (Rio de Janeiro)

Ilhas Tijucas is an island in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, situated between Ilha Alfavaca and Ilha do Meio, and nearby to Ilha Pontuda. Ilhas Tijucas, consisting of three islets and several rocks whose least known depth is 2m, and are located about 1 mile S and SE of Cabo da Gavea.

Mariners ...
16 Jan 16

Praia de Sào Conrado

Beach for surfers on its western part and landing of hang gliders and paragliders area.
16 Jan 16
Local Area

SE Brazil

The Southeast Region of Brazil  is composed by the states of Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. It is the richest region of the country, responsible for approximately 60% of the Brazilian GDP. São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais are three richest ...
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SW Atlantic Ocean

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23 Mar 15

Bahia Ilha Grande N shore ( Angra dos Reis)

Baia de Mangaratiba is entered between Ponta do Bispo and Ponta da Cruz. This shallow bay is exposed to the sea, which breaks heavily on its NW shore. The town of Mangaratiba stands on the E side of the bay and has a small concrete pier.
Laje de Mangaratiba, low, dark-colored, ...
18 Jan 16

Bahia Ilha Grande NW coast (Angra dos Reis)

The NW coast of Ilha Grande trends generally NE from Ponta Acaia the N extremity of the island.
18 Jan 16

Ilhas Cagarras

Ilhas Cagarras, about 3 miles N of Ilha Redonda, consists of seven islets. Ilha Comprida is the largest of the group. Ilha de Palmas shows a light.
Sunken rocks extend 183m S of the E end of Ilha de Palmas. Ilha do Pai and Ilha da Mae lie on the NE side of the approach to Baia ...
16 Jan 16

Baia de Guanabara (Rio de Janeiro)

Baia da Guanabara is located in the state of Rio de Janeiro. It is 31 km long and 28 km wide at its maximum. It contains many islands and islets.
On its western shore lies the city of Rio de Janeiro and Duque de Caxias, and on its eastern shore the city of Niterôi and Sao Conçalo. ...
17 Jan 16
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