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Isola di San Pietro (Sulcis Sardegna)

Isola di San Pietro (Sulcis Sardegna)



San Pietro island is SW of Sardegna. Caloforte is the only town and the only harbour of the island.

San Pietro island is fairly flat in the S, it is higher in the center and rugged in the center and N. SW coast of the island is rugged and arid. It is very indented and form numerous small bays. It is generally unhealthy. The E coast of Isola di San Pietro is low, sandy, and fringed with numerous shoals.

L'île de San Pietro se trouve au SW de la Sardaigne. Caloforte est la seule ville et le seul port de l'île.

L'île de San Pietro est assez plate dans la partie S, elle est plus élevée et accidentée au centre et au N. La côte SW de l'île est escarpée et aride. Elle est très découpée et forme de nombreuses petites baies. Elle est en général malsaine. La côte E est basse, sablonneuse, et débordée par de nombreux hauts-fonds.

Isola di San Pietro (Sulcis Sardegna)
Isola di San Pietro (Sulcis Sardegna)
L'isola di San Pietro è al SW dalla Sardegna. Caloforte è la sola citta e il solo porto dell'isola.

L'isola di San Pietro è abbastanza piata in S, è più alta al centro e robusto e al N. La costa SW dell'isola è aspra e arida. E 'molto tagliata e forma numerose piccole baie. È generalmente malsano. La costa E è bassa, sbbiosa, e sopraffatto da numerose secche.

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Cala Spalmatore Grande o La Caletta (S Pietro Sardegna)

Spalmatore Grande Baia is between Spalmatore di Fuori Point and Dei Cannoni Point. In the bay, at Starboard on entering, is a small cove called Caletta.
Anchor in 3 to 10 m.
28 Oct 12

Punta Genia (S. Pietro Sardegna)

0,8 NM W od the island, Genia Punta Genia is overwhelmeld by S 0dangers marked by a red buoy.
28 Oct 12

Golfo di Mezzaluna (S Pietro Sardegna)

Mezzaluna gulf is between Grossa point and Buemarino point, W of Genia. This beautiful gulf is surrounded by red rocks 30/35 m high. In the fissures of the rocks we can see the entrance of the caves.You can anchor in 12 to 14 m in the middle of the bay.
28 Oct 12

Secca e isolotto di Genia (San Pietro Sardegna)

At about 600 m from the shore, it must be very careful at a small shoal barely touches the water and that should keep well offshore. The seabed in this area are low, around 5 m, and fell rapidly to about 25 m.

Even the small island of Genia, which emerges near the center of ...
28 Oct 12

Marina Sifredi Porto di Carloforte (S. Pietro Sardegna)

Marina Sifredi, SW Sardinia, is on the E side of Isola di San Pietro, close to the only town on the island, Caloforte.
Marina Sifredi has two marinas located respectively in the North and South of Caloforte harbour.
Sifredi marina is in the N and S area of Caloforte harbour.
Mamma ...
28 Oct 12

Punta delle Colonne (S. Pietro Sardegna)

Punta delle Colonne, S end of S. Pietro island. It is is the most southern tip of the island, and it marks the beginning of the rocky part of the island. In fact, although not higher than 20 meters, the walls of rocks fall into the sea with an impressive verticality.

Throughout ...
28 Oct 12

Cala di Punta Nera (San Pietro Sardegna)

This small cove is S Punta Nera. It is divided into two parts by a strip of dark rocks.Anchorage sheltered drom N and SW winds, by 8 m.
28 Oct 12

Punta Nera (S Pietro Sardegna)

Punta Nera, S Caloforte, so named because of its dark color of its rocks. It is characterized by shallow water and flat land cultivated, dotted with white houses.
28 Oct 12

Capo Sandalo (S. Pietro Sardegna)

Capo Sandalo (134m), located W coast of San Pedro island, massive and abrupt, is dominated by a lighthouse, 30m high white tower on a white house with a floor built in 1864.
It is fronted by a small island, called Il Corno.
It 's the most westerly lighthouse in Italy, the last ...
28 Oct 12

Canale di S. Pietro (Sardinia)

Channel S. Pietro is the arm of the sea which lies between S. Pietro island in W, and S. Antioco island and the Sardinia coast to E.

The maximum draugh permitted in the channel is 5m, many shoals obstruct the channel and restrict the passage.

At the level of Caloforte, ...
28 Oct 12

La Punta di S. Pietro (Sardegna)

La Punta is the NE end of S. Pietro island. The N end of the island is rocky, low and flat on wich we see a tunny fishery.
Even today you can see a "matanza" the old style. You can ask permission to the factory to see the show.NE of Punta is  Piana island and dei Ratti ...
28 Oct 12

Isola dei Ratti (Sulcis Sardegna)

The isola dei Ratti with the Catena rock (on NE point) is S Piana island and NE San Pietro island.
27 Oct 12
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Archipelago del Sulcis (Sardegna)

The archipelago of Sulcis (Italian Arcipelago del Sulcis or Sulcitano) is a short distance from the coast of Sardinia, in the southwest, facing the province Carbonia Iglesias, to which the territory of the islands is connected.Con capo Altano si apre la zona dell'archipelago dei Sulcis.
The ...
4 Nov 12


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.
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Méditerranée - Mediterranean

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13 Mar 15

Isola Sant'Antioco (Sulcis Sardegna)

Sant'Antioco island is rocky, with the exception of the NE coast lined with saline extending to the Sardinian coast. The island is connected to Sardinia by a causeway. She is overwhelmed by short shoals.
Sant'Antioco island is best best known for its beautiful beaches, but also ...
29 Oct 12
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