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Capo Coda Cavallo (Sardegna)

Capo Coda Cavallo (Sardegna)

Characteristics

Description

This long peninsula beyond the promontory of Monte Petruso, extending into the Tyrrhenian Sea, has an end portion which is called "Capo Coda Cavallo" ("Queue of horse cape"), because of its curious shape.

This is the extreme point of the marine protected area of Tavolara / Coda Cavallo.

In front of the tip is Proratora island where you can visit a cave.
3/10/2012
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Joëlle
Cette longue presqu'île qui, au delà du promontoire de Monte Petruso, s'avance dans la mer Tyrrhénienne, a une partie terminale qui est appelée, en raison de sa forme curieuse, Capo Coda Cavallo ("Cap de la Queue de Cheval").

C'est le point extrême de l'aire maritime protégée de Tavolara/Coda Cavallo.

En face de la pointe se trouve l'îlot Proratora où l'on peut visiter une grotte.
3/10/2012
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Joëlle
Capo Coda Cavallo (Sardegna)
3/10/2012
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Joëlle
Questa lunga penisola, che al di là del promontorio di Monte Petruso, si protende nel Mar Tirreno, presenta una porzione terminale che si chiama, per la sua forma curiosa, Capo Coda Cavallo.

Questo è il punto estremo della zona marina protetta di Tavolara / Coda Cavallo.

Di fronte alla punta è Proratora isola dove si può visitare una grotta.
3/10/2012
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Joëlle
Capo Coda Cavallo (Sardegna)
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Sites around Capo Coda Cavallo (Sardegna)
Flying distances - Direct line

Isola Tavolara (Sardegna)

3.9nm
349°
Tavolara island is a limestone massif 6 kilometres long and 500 m wide, and 565 m high.The overhanging cliffs make it inaccessible, with the exception of a bay and a beach that is located at each end of the island, Spalmatore di Fuori northeast (military zone) and Spalmatore di Terra ...
7 May 14

Isola Molara (Sardegna)

1.6nm
358°
Isola Molara, private island, S Tavolara island, 158m high, is undulating and partially cultivated.The coasts are high and rocky at E (Punta Levante et Punta di Sirocco), they are more practicable with the few beaches and coves located in NW (Cala Cala Chiesa e Spagnola).We see a ...
3 Oct 12

Golfo degli Aranci (Sardegna)

9.7nm
331°
Degli Aranci gulf is is bounded, on the N, by the peninsula of which Capo Figari is the E extremity.This gulf is sheltered from NE and NW winds. Strong SE winds send in a heavy sea and storms from the N and E cause a considerable swell in the gulf. During offshore winds, which are ...
28 Sep 12

Baia di capo Coda Cavallo

0.2nm
242°
Coda Cavallo bay, S Capo Coda Cavallo and Proratora islet, affords anchorage, in depths of 10 to 14m, sheltered from all winds excluding Maestrale.
3 Oct 12

Baia Salinedda (Isola Rossa Sardegna)

1.1nm
232°
Salinedda bay is S capo Coda Cavallo.It is bordered by a long white sand beach, with with basically a lagoon.

It is protected by the opposite Rossa island.Anchor in7/8 m.
4 Oct 12

Isolotto Molarotto e scoglie Cervi (Sardaigne)

2.5nm
55°
A 15 NM E Molara Island, Molarotto island (51 m) is conical and reddish because it consists of granite. This is the ultimate outpost of land before the open sea.

Cervi rocks, or Three Brothers'rocks, extend between Molara and Molarotto.

The passage between these ...
3 Oct 12

Porto Brandinghi (I Rossa Sardegna)

1.7nm
235°
Porto Brandinghi or Brandinchi is a large bay that offers a good anchorage, however, discouraged by E wind raises a big swell.
Access to the anchorage by about 8 m, passing between Rossa island (S) and Testa di Moro Rock, triangular and inconspicuous, 0.4 M in S.
4 Oct 12

Marina di Puntaldia (Sardegna)

2.4nm
226°
The marina is located around 2,5 NM S capo Coda Cavallo, near Punta Sabbadino that closes the Brandinchi large bay.The Marina, which is in front of the main square with more than 40 shops, is an efficient and smart turistic port.
Be carrefull with the rocks, Testa di Moro, at the ...
4 Oct 12

Porto militare Base Nato (I. Tavolara)

4.5nm
NW coast of the island, in the Spalmatore di Fuori bay, is a small military port where it is forbiden to accost, it is used by the army.
3 Oct 12

Cala del Faro (I Tavolara)

4.6nm
Cala del Faro, a cove where are facilities of the NATO radar base, lies on the S of Punta Timone. Here there is a ban on navigation is less than 500 meters from the coast, for reasons of military security.
3 Oct 12

Punta Papa (I Tavolara)

4.3nm
Tavolara Island had a strategic importance in 1861. Merchant Navy built with the cooperation of the prisoners on the island at the time, at Spalmatore di Fuori, a lighthouse of 2 floors.

The lighthouse was built on the mountain falls steeply to the sea and it was therefore ...
3 Oct 12

Porto dellaTaverna (Sardegna)

3.4nm
287°
Porto Taverna, holiday village is located south of Olbia, on the east coast of Sardinia.

You can anchor for the day (7 to 18 m) on the sandy bottom, the bay is protected in part by the island Tavolara.

On the beach there is a coffee bar. Behind the beach there is a lagoon, ...
2 Oct 12
Local Area

Golfo Spurlatta (Sardegna)

Golfo Spurlatta  entered SE of Capo Ceraso, and lies up to Coda Cavallo cape. Tavolara island, located 4,2 NM of Ceraso cape, is the N end of the gulf.This gulf was declared "marine protected area of Tavolara/ capo Coda Cavallo" en 1997.
7 May 14

Sardegna East

Du Cap Ceraso au Cap Coda Cavallo: Le Cap Ceraso est dominé par le mont Mandriolo qui porte à son sommet un signal en forme de tronc de pyramide. Le cap est débordé à l'E et au SE par des rochers et des hauts-fonds. Ces dangers sont balisés à leur extrémité NE par une bouée ...
25 Oct 08

Sardegna

Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean. Sardinia was made a self-governing region of Italy in 1948.
Sardinia offers coves and beaches relatively quiet. In the North as in the South the sailor will find there many anchorages.
The northern beaches are ...
19 Oct 17

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 ...
13 Mar 15

Isola Molara (Sardegna)

Isola Molara, private island, S Tavolara island, 158m high, is undulating and partially cultivated.The coasts are high and rocky at E (Punta Levante et Punta di Sirocco), they are more practicable with the few beaches and coves located in NW (Cala Cala Chiesa e Spagnola).We see a ...
3 Oct 12

Isola Tavolara (Sardegna)

Tavolara island is a limestone massif 6 kilometres long and 500 m wide, and 565 m high.The overhanging cliffs make it inaccessible, with the exception of a bay and a beach that is located at each end of the island, Spalmatore di Fuori northeast (military zone) and Spalmatore di Terra ...
7 May 14
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