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Fiume Santu

Fiume Santu

Characteristics

Description

The river Santu is a stream of Haute-Corse region of Corsica, which flows into the Mediterranean Sea to the western Gulf of Saint-Florent, S of the tip of Mortella.
Approach slowly anchorage area. We anchor by 3 to 6 m.

Very sheltered anchorage by W wind, but exposed to the Mistral.
7/05/2012
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Jojo
Fiume Santu
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Le fleuve Santu est un cours d'eau du département Haute-Corse de la région Corse qui se jette dans la Mer Méditerranée à l'ouest du golfe de Saint-Florent, au S de la pointe de Mortella.

Zone de mouillage à approcher doucement. On mouille par 3 à 6 m.

Mouillage très abrité par vent d'W, mais exposé au Mistral.

7/05/2012
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Jojo
Fiume Santu
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Un vrai "PARADIS" avec une eau turquoise, la baie de Fiume Santu est un abri sûr pour les navigateurs. Elle est très protégée sauf par vents de Nord Est. Que du bonheur à que,ques minutes du port de Saint Florent
17/04/2014
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Fiume Santu
Baie de Fiume Santu dans les Golfe de Saint Floren
Les eaux turquoises et la sable blanc de la baie de Fiume Santu dans le Golfe de Saint Florent
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Allegria
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Localisation

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Sites around Fiume Santu
Flying distances - Direct line

Cap Sagro - Bastia

10nm
77°
Capo Sagro is located at 11 NM. S Finocchiarola islands. He has a signal station and a semaphore rises N of it.
Mount Merizatodio, 778 m high, is 1.5 MN to W Cape and dominates the immediate area. The village of Erbalunga, situated 1.5 miles SSW of Capo Sagro, stands on the S ...
6 May 12

Golfe de St Florent

1.6nm
116°
The Gulf of Saint Florent form a large body of water open to the North to NW winds, but sheltered by the mountains Libeccio of Balagne.
Strong wind blows from east sometimes jump off the mountain which is extended by the Cap Corse and a rise in the Gulf chop rather unpleasant.
The ...
6 May 12

Isola Capraia

31nm
50°
Capraia is one of the seven islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, on the road between Cape Corsica and Elba. It is an island of 335 inhabitants (the Capraiesi) of the Province of Livorno. It lies 64 km from Livorno, 37 km from Gorgona and 31 km from Corsica. Its area is 19 km2. It has ...
26 Feb 14

Punta Mortella

0.6nm
Green light at the W entry of St Florent gulf.
The green light dimming (every 4 seconds) from the tip of the Mortella covers the entrance to the Gulf of Saint Florent, but is masked to the West to increase by less than 214 ° tip Curza.
Built in the sixteenth century by the ...
7 May 12

Plage de Loto

1.2nm
313°
Place of arrival of two boats which connect from Saint-Florent, the beach Loto is very busy.
Perfect beach of fine sand and clear eastern desert Agriates. The water of great purity, the beauty of bush attracts many tourists from throughout the day by boat from St Florent.

The ...
7 May 12

Cap Fornali (St Florent)

1.5nm
135°
Cap Fornali, surmounted by an old tower, is located on the W side of the gulf, 1 mile from the head.
A light is shown from a structure, 9m high, standing on the cape.
Anchorage is available, in depths of 11 to 12m, sheltered from all but N winds, in a roadstead lying 0.3 mile ...
6 May 12

Ecueil de Tignosu (St Florent)

2.1nm
130°
Ecueil de Tegnosa, a rocky bank with parts nearly awash, lies about 0.3 mile W of the citadel at Saint-Florent and is marked by a lighted beacon, 8m high. A rocky patch, with a least depth of 1.7m, lies about 0.2 mile NE of the beacon.
6 May 12

Port de Saint Florent

2.4nm
130°
An extensive yacht and small craft harbor fronts the village of Saint-Florent and is protected by breakwaters.

Amer remarkable red beacon at 400m. of the harbor entrance (pitfall of Tignoso), red lights shine 2s.
Access: Easy day and night. Harbour with 840 berths including ...
6 May 12

Plage de Saleccia

2.5nm
301°
Known as one of the most beautiful beach in Corsica , Saleccia beach is protected from tour operator by its remoteness. You can reach it only with a 4 wheel drive vehicle or by boat. It is an anchorage of good time.
7 May 12

Punta Vecchiaia

3nm
79°
Pointe Vecchiaia is marked near its extremity by a pyramid.A light is shown from a structure, 5m high, standing 0.5 mile E of this pyramid.The night down to St. Florent, stay in the white lighthouse of Punta Vecchiaia to avoid the pitfall of Tignosu. Basically you can see the ...
6 May 12

Anse de Cadarelli

3.5nm
75°
Two anchorages between the "Grotta di u Banditu" and the "Punta di Saeta".Shelter from NE wind at S of the "Grotta di u Banditu", but the anchorage is limited for the great boats in case of avoidance.
The surrounding area is healthy and we anchor by 5m on sand bottom.

Wide ...
6 May 12
Local Area

Golfe de St Florent

The Gulf of Saint Florent form a large body of water open to the North to NW winds, but sheltered by the mountains Libeccio of Balagne.
Strong wind blows from east sometimes jump off the mountain which is extended by the Cap Corse and a rise in the Gulf chop rather unpleasant.
The ...
6 May 12

St Florent - Centuri - West of Cap Corse

Saint Florent is on the W coast of Cap Corse.
W coast of Cap Corse is rocky and provides only shelter that the small port of Centuri, near the end of the peninsula.
The Gulf of Saint Florent opens to the N between the root of Cap Corse E and the rocky desert Agriates to W, which ...
6 May 12

Cap Corse

Cap Corse (Corsica Capicorsu) is a peninsula located north-east of Corsica. Its inhabitants, the Capcorsins, call it "the island within an island" ("l'Isula inde l'Isula").

Cap Corse is a mountain in the sea which was called by the Romans "the sacral promontory." Its strategic ...
9 May 12

Corse - Corsica

Corsica
Corsica is a French owned island with a strong sense of identity and pride. Corsica is beautiful, unspoilt and old-fashioned, and with its white sands, mountainous cliffs and transparent water, it is the perfect getaway destination. Although it is strongly influenced by ...
24 Mar 16

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
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