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Isolotti La Vacca ed il Vitello - S. Antioco (Sardegna)

Isolotti La Vacca ed il Vitello - S. Antioco (Sardegna)

Characteristics

Description

La Vacca islet, flat top and steep banks, houses the home of an old lighthouse.

It is extended to N and SW by shoals.

Beside it is the small del Vitello islet, devoid of vegetation and pierced big shots, still visible in the rock, fired from ships in exercises.

It is not possible to anchor near the islets because the founds are high.

31/10/2012
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L'îlot de La Vacca, au sommet plat et aux rives escarpées, porte la maison de l'ancien phare.

Il est prolongé au N et au SW par des hauts-fonds.

A côté se trouve la petite île del Vitello, dépourvue de végétation et percée de gros projectiles, encore bien visibles dans la roche, tirés depuis des navires en exercices.

On ne peut pas mouiller près de ces îlots à cause des basses profondeurs.

31/10/2012
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Isolotti La Vacca ed il Vitello - S. Antioco (Sardegna)
Isolotti La Vacca
La Vacca island and Vitello islet
15/08/2018
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Anonymous
L'isolotto della Vacca, alla cima piatta e alla riva ripide, ha la casa del vecchio faro.

Si è esteso a N e SW da banchi.

Vicino ad essa si trova la piccola isola del Vitello, poco più che uno scoglio, privo di vegetazione e traforato da grossi proiettili ancora ben visibili nella roccia, sparati dalle navi nelle esercitazioni.

Non si puo dar fondo vicino le isolotti perchè i fondali sono bassi.

31/10/2012
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Sites around Isolotti La Vacca ed il Vitello - S. Antioco (Sardegna)
Flying distances - Direct line

Secca della Vacca S. Antioco (Sardegna)

1.3nm
316°
Between the tower Canai and the cape Sperone, the "Secca delle Vacca" is a real danger not clearly visible by rough weather.
16 Aug 18

Torre Cannai (Sant Antioco Sardegna)

1.8nm
343°
Cannai (or Canai) tower built in 1757,  remained active until 1815. She had a supervisory role of information and communication to military units responsible for the defense of the island Sant Antioco.
29 Oct 12

Porto Cannai (S Antioco Sardegna)

1.8nm
334°
After Cannai tower appears Cannai Bay (Porto Cannai). It is a set of three beautiful beaches.
You can anchor, in about 4 m, in the W bay, well protected from the NW winds.
31 Oct 12

Baia di Coe Quaddus (S Antioco Sardegna)

2.6nm
351°
Coe Quaddus is a bay located SE of Sant Antioco, in the Palmas gulf.
It is sheltered of W and NW winds.Anchor in 5 m, E of the beach.
31 Oct 12

Cala Sa Canna (S Antioco Capo Sperone Sardegna)

2.1nm
305°
Just E Speone cape is a small cove where it is possible to anchor to W in about 5 m.The gusts of relapse Maestrale are strong.NW cove is a small jety for small local boats.
31 Oct 12

Capo Sperone (S. Antioco Sardegna)

2.1nm
299°
Sperone cape is a rock at the S extremity of Sant'Antioco island. It faces della Vacca and del Vitello islands, and farther, del Toro island.It is low and rocky, and dominated by the building of an ancient semaphore.
30 Oct 12

Cala Maladroxia (S Antioco Palmas Sardegna)

3.7nm
356°
Cala Maladroxia (or Maladroscia) is bordered by a sandy beach and a small village.

It is not sheltered but might be time to stop bathing.
31 Oct 12

Banco Pomata ( S Antioco Sardegna)

3.6nm
268°
Banco Pomata is a detached rocky patch, lies about 1 NM W/NW of Sperone cape.A wreck is near this patch.It is a diving point.
30 Oct 12

Porto Sciusciau (Sant'Antioco Sardegna)

3.3nm
310°
Porto Sciusciau is made up of rocks and rock cliffs.Its attraction are the four natural arches at sea level, a really evocative experience for those interested in going through them, perhaps with a mask and flippers to further admire the underwater world rich in pleasant surprises.
Anchor ...
30 Oct 12

Isola del Toro (Sardegna)

5nm
203°
Del Toro islet (112 m high), is 5,5 NM S Sperone cape. It is a big conical and steep-to rock.
A light is shown from a structure standing on the summit of the islet.A detached shoal lies about 0.2 mile NW of the islet.
30 Oct 12

Porto Ponte Romano (S Antioco Sardegna)

7.3nm
Ponte Romano harbour is the commercial port of Sant'Antioco.It is reached by the S (Gulf of Palmas) with a marked navigable channel which leads to a lateral basin evolution protected by rocks and a large pier.Pleasure boats can approach the inner pair of buoys, allowing free passage. ...
31 Oct 12

Cala Sapone

5.3nm
320°
Possible to anchor but access tricky. Sandy beach.
16 Aug 18
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