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Baia di Nora (Pula Sardegna)

Baia di Nora (Pula Sardegna)

Characteristics

Description

Nora bay, or St Efisio bay, is S bordered by Pula cape and Coltellazzo islet.

The bay of Nora could be a fine anchorage sheltered by north-westerly winds when not stronger than 20 knots.

We can anchor by 7/20 m.

18/10/2012
Update
Joëlle
Southerly swell enters the bay as it wraps around the headland of Capo di Pula.
Very good holding in the NW corner even in strong winds, anchored in 4-5 m. just beware of the reefs along the beach on the Western side of the bay.
6/07/2017
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crabblings
La baie de Nora, ou rade de St Efisio, est bordée au S par le cap de Pula et l'îlot Coltellazzo.

La baie peut être un bon mouillage abrité du NW quand il n'est pas plus fort que 20 nœuds.

On mouille par 4/5 m.

8/07/2018
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Joëlle
Baia di Nora (Pula Sardegna)
8/07/2018
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Anonymous
La baia di Nora, o rada di St Efisio, è delimitata da Capo Pula e l'isola Coltellazzo.

La baia puo essere un buon ancoraggio, riparo dal NW quando il vento non è piu forte di 20 nodi.

Ancoraggio da 4/5m.

8/07/2018
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Joëlle
Baia di Nora (Pula Sardegna)
Baia di Nora
19/08/2018
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Anonymous
Baia di Nora (Pula Sardegna)
Mooring in the NW of the bay.
13/08/2018
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Anonymous
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Flying distances - Direct line

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15nm
32°
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Capo di Pula (Sardegna)

0.2nm
157°
Pula cape is a conical rock connected to the mainland by a sandbar where are few houses and a church. It is the W entry into the Gulf of Cagliari.
At W Cape we see some important ruins on the shore of Port of Pula.

Coltellazzo rock beyond E Pula cape, is dominated by the ...
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Isolotto di Coltellazzo (Pula Sardegna)

0.3nm
132°
Coltellazzo island lies close E of the Pula cape and has a tower on his E side.
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Porto di Agumu (Pula Sardegna)

0.8nm
251°
Porto d'Agumu has an arc shape and is protected from the wind. This is a beautiful bay lined with pines and palm trees.

We anchor in 6/3 m.
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Isolotto di S. Macario (Pula Sardegna)

1.1nm
38°
ESE Pula village, 0,4 NM offshore, N S. Macario islet has a tower remakable.

Take notice: never pass between the islet and the mainland because there are submerged rocks difficult to spot.
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Marina di Perd'e Sali (Sarroch Sardegna)

2.5nm
17°
The marinadi Perd'e Sali, or Porto Combu, is located in the town of Sarroch, about 11 NM S of Cagliari.Caution: The depth at the entrance is less than the significance level. We have 3/5 m in the approach, but the fund decreases rapidly when we are beyond the end of the breakwater, ...
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Punta Zavorra (della Savora) (Sarroch Sardegna)

4.3nm
15°
Punta Zavorra (della Savora), located 1,8 NM S of Sarroch oil termina, is by several hills which are covered with vegetation.
1NM SSW of the point, 50 m high, stands the truncated tower dei Diavolo
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Sarroch

6.2nm
Commercial Harbour. No interest.
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Porticciolo di Cala Verde (S Margherita di Pula Sardegna)

4.7nm
228°
Small private harbour near S. Margherita di Pula.Beware if the sea is choppy with E winds or Sirocco, entry of port is difficult by the presence of shoals (E side and W side) unreported on the map.

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Torre di Chia (Domus de Maria Sardegna)

8.3nm
227°
Chia tower was built on a promontory in 1639. The construction was part of the defensive network composed of the coastal towers, set up between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by the Crown of Spain against the incursions of the Barbary pirates. The Tower of Chia had two guns.
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Golfo Malfatano (Teulada Sardegna)

11nm
238°
The small Malfatano gulf, appearance desert, ends at W Malfatano Cape.

Tuarredda islet, facing the beach, can be reached on foot from the latter by low tide.

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Baia Su Giudeu (Guideo o baia di Chia Sardegna))

9.7nm
228°
Su Giudeu is a great mooring site (sand), with with beautiful sand dunes, but it is very open.

We can anchor in the sheltered of Giudeu islet
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Local Area

Golfo di Cagliari (Sardegna)

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Sardegna

Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean. Sardinia was made a self-governing region of Italy in 1948.
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Méditerranée - Mediterranean

La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge.
Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
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Golfo di Quartu (Sardegna)

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Golfo di Carbonara (Sardegna)

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NW of Carbonara cape, Carbonara Bay ...
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