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Golfo Malfatano (Teulada Sardegna)

Golfo Malfatano (Teulada Sardegna)



The small Malfatano gulf, appearance desert, ends at W Malfatano Cape.

Tuarredda islet, facing the beach, can be reached on foot from the latter by low tide.

Care must be taken to shallow areas that occupy a good half of the Gulf. Keep the left when entering the Gulf.
If your Draft is greater than 2 m, it is impossible to get into alignment Tuarredda-Spartivento.
At the bottom, but only for those who have a draft of 1,5 m there are buoys for local fishing boats.

Sandbars mixed with mud and weed are constantly in moving, it is necessary to be very careful!
Le petit golfe Malfatano, d'aspect désertique, se termine à l'W par le cap Malfatano.

L'îlot Tuarredda, face à la plage, peut être rejointe à pied depuis celle-ci  par marrée basse.

Il faut prendre garde aux zones peu profondes qui occupent une bonne moitié du golfe. Se tenir à gauche en entrant dans le golfe.
Si votre TE est supérieur à 2 m, il est impossible de se mettre dans l'alignement Tuarredda-Spartivento.
Au fond, mais seulement pour ceux qui ont un TE à 1,5 m au plus, il y a des bouées pour les bateaux de pêche locaux.

Les bancs de sable mélangés avec de la boue et les algues sont constamment en mouvement, il est nécessaire d'être très prudent!

Il piccolo golfo di Malfatano, di aspetto deserto si termina all'W da il capo Malfatano.

L'isolotto Tuarredda, di fronte alla spiaggia, puo essere raggiunto a piedi da questa da bassa marea.

Attenzione ai bassi fondali che occupano una buona metà del golfo. Occorre tenersi sulla sinistra in entrata nello golfo.
Per chi pesca fino a 2 m, è impossibile spingersi oltre l’allineamento Tuarredda-Spartivento.
In fondo, ma solo per chi pesca fino a 1,5 m, vi sono dei gavitelli usati da pescherecci locali.

I banchi di sabbia mista a fango e alghe si spostano continuamente, per cui è necessario prestare la massima attenzione!

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Tuarredda (East)

9 Jul 18

Cala Tuarredda (Malfatano Sardegna)

This cove is sheltered in part by Tuarredda island which is separated from the mainland by an isthmus barely submerged.

There is a shelter wich is between the Malfatano Cape tower and the end  S  Tuarredda Island, by 15 m, or in E of the island on the alignment of ...
21 Oct 12

Cala Malfatano (Malfatano Sardegna)

This is the last anchorage in the Gulf of Malfatano just before the cape.
Beautiful anchorage by 11 m. You cannot go furthr to the north of the bay, due to shallow water.
13 Aug 18

Cala Perda Longa (Malfatano Sardegna)

Cala Perda Longa is E Malfatano gulf. It has the same name of the village that overlooks the cove.We can anchor, but you must remain at the entrance of the cove (10 m) because, to the beach, the funds raise quickly.
21 Oct 12

Capo Malfatano (Teulada Sardegna)

Malfatano cape is a strip of land which is projected into the sea, S of Sardinia.
It closes at the W Gulf Malfatano.

The cape has at its top a round tower whitish.
21 Oct 12

Isolotti Ferraglione (Capo Spartivento Sardegna)

The islets are located W Spartivento cape and Padiglioni islets. They protect  a small cove surrounded by a sandy beach, cala Ferraglione.
21 Oct 12

Cala Ferraglione (Teulada Sardegna)

Ferraglione cove, W Spartivento cape, is protected by Ferraglione rocks.
Surrounded by rocks, it offers a quiet and wild anchorage by 3-8 m.
21 Oct 12

Isolotti Padiglioni (Capo Spartivento Sardegna)

The Padiglioni are 4 rocks of steep granit separated by channels where circulate occasionally strong currents.
Rocks provide shelter from the N winds and Sirocco, if they are not too strong.

It is a renowned diving site.
21 Oct 12

Capo Spartivento (Sardegna)

Spartivento cape is at about 5 km SW of Chia. The granite promontory is 66 m above sea level.

Passing the fort you should be wary of two shoals covered with 3.5 m and 11.5 m near the E. E cape is the beautiful beach of Portu Simoni Gibudda, call cala Cipolla. W are the rocks ...
21 Oct 12

Torre di Piscinni (Teulada Sardegna)

Piscinni tower, built in 1595 on a promontory, stands out both for its size and for its strategic importance, as it was monitoring the approach to the valley and the lake of the same name, used by Peter Port as fish stocks.
In the Spanish era, the tower was strengthened and protected ...
22 Oct 12

Cala Piscinni (Teulada Sardegna)

This cove is very beautiful and we can anchor in crystalline water by 3 to 13 m.
marceluisalonsoa good place to be except if S. winds.

22 Oct 12

Cala Cipolla (Capo Spartivento Sardegna)

Cala Cipolla is just S of Chia bay and before Spartivento cape.
An islet separated from the mainland by a narrow isthmus is an ideal base to anchor, even for the night.

It is well protected from the winds (NW and E) and offers good anchorage by 4/5 m.
21 Oct 12
Local Area

Golfo di Teulada (S Sardegna)

The deep Gulf of Teulada (Bay of Rossa Island) opens W  Saprtivento Cape between capo Malfatano and Capo Teulada. It is the furthest S point of Sardinia. Many small bays and coves characterize this area.

The E side of the gulf is high and barren and should not be closely approached.
21 Oct 12


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