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Baia do Santos (Sao Vicente)

Baia do Santos (Sao Vicente)

Characteristics

Description

The entry of Bahia do Santos is located between Pta Monduba (on Ilha de Santo Amaro) and Pta Itapu (on Praia Grande)  At bottom of the bay is Ilha de Sao Vicente.

It is a wide bay and the shores of it consists of sandy beaches separated by small rocky points.

The E part of Ilha de Sao Vicente is separated from Ilha de Santo Amaro by a narrow buoyed channel which leads to Porto de Santos. There are general depths of 13 to 14.6m in the entrance to the bay and 7 to 10m in its N part.

Santos consists of the navigable estuary between Ilha de Santo Amaro and Ilha do Sao Vicente and forms a semi-circle around the city.
The port serves the nearby city of Sao Paulo and is the largest port in South America.
The approach channel, marked by buoys and ranges, is about 5 miles in length and is entered 2.25 miles SW of Ponta Grossa. The harbor channel is entered between Ponta da Praia to the N and Ponta de Fortaleza to the S.

Between Ponta de Itaipu, the W entrance of Baia de Santos, and the mouth of Rio Itanhaem, about 23 miles to the WSW, the coast is generally low.
19/01/2016
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Yacht Club of Santos (Sao Paulo)

Call prior to arrival. Visitors' dock. All facilities including haul out and a boatyard with all services. Small supermarket on site. Fuel berth. Note that the restaurant, bar, swimming pool and tennis courts are for members only and visitors are not permitted to use these facilities.

Tel:+55(0)13-3358-2980 ...
15 Jan 16

Port of Santos (Sao Paulo)

Santos lies some 230 NM SW of Rio de Janeiro and is Brazil's biggest and most important port. The city lies partly on the island of St Vncent, and partly on the mainland. This is not an attractive stop but useful for repairs.
The port of Santos is located in the city of Santos, ...
19 Jan 16

Yacht club Ilhabela (Sao Paulo)

Ilhabela is a small city in the southeastern coast of Brazil. It is located in a island, about 2 nm far from the continent. The climate is tropical (most of the time hot - the average temperature is about 28/30 degrees Celsius)
20 Dec 07

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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
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 ...
14 Jan 16

SW Atlantic Ocean

Le relief sous-marin de l'Atlantique au Sud de l'équateur est beaucoup plus simple qu'au Nord.On y trouve la dorsale Médio-Atlantique,avec, en vis-à-vis des éléments de reliefs mentionnés,le bassin Brésilien , profond de 6000 à 7000 m, et le bassin Argentin, profond de 5000 ...
23 Mar 15

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

Bahia da Ilha Grande East part (Angra dos Reis)

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, ...
18 Jan 16

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

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
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