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Cala Francese (Maddalena)

Cala Francese (Maddalena)

Characteristics

Description

Beautiful cove on the west coast of the Maddalena, protected from the north. The surrounding area is clear.

At the bottom there is a dock.

Mooring buoys on rocky or sandy funds by 5 m.

In the southern part is another cove, a few houses and an old quarry without interest.
Formerly, pink granite boulders were transported by ship across the world. The Cala Francese granite was used for the construction of the Statue of Liberty.
27/11/2012
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Joëlle
Belle anse sur la côte Ouest de la Maddalena, protégée du nord. Les abords sont clairs.

Au fond un ponton.

On mouillera sur les bouées, sur des fonds rocheux ou sableux par 5 m.

Dans la partie sud une autre anse, quelques maisons et une ancienne carrière sans intérêt.
Autrefois, les blocs de granit rose étaient transportés par navire à travers le monde. Le granit de cala Francese fut utilisé pour la construction de la statue de la Liberté.

27/11/2012
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Joëlle
Bella baia sulla costa occidentale della Maddalena, protetta a nord. La zona circostante è chiara.

In fondo c'è un pontone.

Omerragio su boe, su fondali rocciose o sabbiose, da 5 m.

Nella parte meridionale c'è un altra cala, poche case e una vecchia cava senza interessi.
In precedenza, massi di granito rosa sono stati trasportati via nave in tutto il mondo. I granito di Cala Francese è stato utilizzato per la costruzione della Statua della Libertà.
27/11/2012
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Isola La Maddalena (Arcipelago della Maddalena)

1.4nm
73°
It is the largest island of the archipelago composed of sixty islets and 7 major islands, in the NE end tip of Sardinia. It is mountainous and arid. This is the only inhabited island thoroughly.
It is connected by a bridge to Caprera island where are the house and the tomb of Garibaldi. ...
26 Nov 12

Isola Caprera (Arcipelago della Maddalena)

4nm
107°
Caprera Island is part of the Archipelago of La Maddalena, belonging to the municipality of La Maddalena, near the north-eastern coast of Sardinia.
Its highest point is Monte Teialone that reaches 212 meters above the surface of the sea and the island, employing an area of ​​15.7 ...
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Golfo Di Arzachena (Sardegna)

6.6nm
149°
Gulf of Arzachena (Arsachena), located between Punta Saline and Tre Monti Cape, is a high inlet whose banks are lined with shoals.
S tip, Arzachena, W of the entrance, a beacon consists of an iron post with a sheer spherical white marks a rock particularly ...
8 Sep 12

Golfe de Porto Vecchio

22nm
353°
La tourelle Pecorella marque l'entrée de ce golfe qui s'enfonce à plus de 4 M dans les terres. Celle de Chiapino qui était plus au S est démolie. Il faut donc remonter suffisamment vers le N pour ne pas risquer d'en toucher les restes.
En piquant vers l'W, la balise noire délimite ...
15 Oct 08

Isola Spargi (Arch. Maddalena)

1.8nm
295°
  Isola Spargi takes my breath away every time!
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Senetose - Tizzano

31nm
306°
SW of Corsica offers some of the most beautiful anchorages. As you get closer to Bonifacio be carreful with the weather forecast as the NW  wind can be very strong.

The range of the tide in this area is negligible. There are no regular currents along the coasts of Corse, ...
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Isola Santa Maria (Arcipelago Maddalena)

4.2nm
Santa Maria is an island north of the chaplet Razzoli, Budelli and Santa Maria. It has an area of 2 km and a perimeter of ​​about 10 km.

You can anchor in the NW in Cala Muro or SE  in Cala Santa Maria.Santa Maria is separated of Razzoli by the very narrow pass degli ...
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Isola Santo Stefano (Arch. Maddalena)

2.3nm
139°
A little less than 1 NM to the E of Ventotene island, there is the island of Santo Stefano, the smallest of the archipelago. This island is occupied by the army. Currently there is a NATO base on the island of Santo Stefano. The NATO base housed an Italian Marine barracks ...
12 Mar 13

Marina Nido d'Aquila (Maddalena)

0.7nm
161°
SW of La Maddalena la cala Nido d'Aquila is just after Cala Francese, 1 MN Porto Rafael and Spargi island.
It provides a platform oriented SW and some pontoons.Depth: de 1 à 4 m
Tel: 0789-720053
Mail: info@marinanidodaquila.it
120 b. (<18 m)

27 Nov 12

Secca Di Mezzo Passo

1.3nm
172°
Many shoals in this passage south of La Maddalena. Well follow the beacons.
Secca di Mezzo Passo, a rocky shoal with parts awash, lies 0.4 NM SSW of Punta Tegge, the SW extremity of Isola Maddalena.
25 Nov 12

Punta Sardegna

1.3nm
205°
Punta Sardegna is one of the fragments of land that is located on the sea in front of the magnificent archipelago of La Maddalena. 
The white lighthouse was built in 1913.
S of tip the coast is rocky and steep with few small beaches. An area of ​​submarine ...
25 Nov 12

Secca del Palau (Arcipelago della Maddalena)

1.8nm
165°
Secca del Palau, a dangerous shoal area with large abovewater rocks, lies centered 0.5 NM SE of Secca di Mezzo Passo. Its NE and S sides are marked by lighted beacons.
25 Nov 12
Local Area

Isola La Maddalena (Arcipelago della Maddalena)

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It is connected by a bridge to Caprera island where are the house and the tomb of Garibaldi. ...
26 Nov 12

Arcipelago della Maddalena

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Smeralda coast from Liscia di Vacca to W Ferro cape, to beyond Volpe cove.
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Sardegna

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