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Grey granite tower. Character:Fl 5's
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Marks the entrance to Cork harbour, a superb natural harbour easily accessible day and night in all weather. Crosshaven may be best for yachts.
6 Jan 17


White tower. Character:Fl WR 2.5s
19 Aug 07

Roches Point

White tower. Character:Fl WR 3s
19 Aug 07


Lantern at SW rampart of fort. Character:Fl WRG 5s
19 Aug 07

Mine Head

White tower black band. Character:Fl (4) 20s
18 Aug 07

Old Head of Kinsale

Kinsale harbour, 6 miles to the North of Old head, is an excellent harbour easily accessible day and night, and offering all facilities, including some very good restaurants.
6 Jan 17

Ballinacourty Point

White tower. Character:Fl (2) WRG 10s
19 Aug 07

Galley Head

The harbour of Glandore and fishing village of Union Hall, 4 miles West of Galley head, offer good shelter in beautiful scenery.
When entering, go by the local saying, "avoid Adam and jug Eve" (Adam island is West of the harbour entrance and is foul all around!)
3 Jan 17

Dunmore East

Grey granite tower white lantern. Character:Fl WR 8s
19 Aug 07

Hook Point

White tower two black bands. Character:Fl 3s
19 Aug 07

Copper Point

Marks the  entrance to Schull, a well sheltered harbour with good facilities. Long island sound is a beautiful sail.
3 Jan 17

Kilmore Quay

18 Mar 14
Local Area

NE Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's oceanic divisions; with a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometres (41.1 million square miles), it covers approximately one-fifth of the Earth's surface.
The Atlantic Ocean has irregular coasts indented by numerous ...
31 Jul 11


La cote Ouest de l'Irlande, entre Mizen head (la pointe sud) et Erris Head, offre un des plus beau bassin de croisiere d'Europe, Les courants de maree y sont relativement faibles, la brume rare, et de nombreux ports naturels (a defaut de ports de plaisance equipes!) offrent un nombre ...
1 Jan 17

Bristol Channel

The Bristol Channel (Welsh: Môr Hafren, meaning 'Severn Sea') is a major inlet in the island of Great Britain, separating South Wales fromDevon and Somerset in South West England.
8 Oct 15


1 Jan 70

Irish sea

1 Jan 70


The NW coast of Brittany, which comprises the NW part of France, is encumbered with dangers. Ile d’Ouessant, in the N part, lies 10 miles offshore with numerous islands and dangers extending SE between it and the mainland. Chaussee de Sein, in the S part, is a dangerous reef ...
9 May 12
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