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Luka Novi (Novi Vinodolski)

Luka Novi (Novi Vinodolski)



Near Vinodolthe small town of Novi dominates port Luka Novi, a good place have water and fuel. We can also supply them easily.
A hillside town of Novi is recognizable by its characteristic bell tower and a water tower on another remarkable height E of the city.
Approaching from the SW, attention to the small island of Sv Otocic Marin along side, identifiable by a chapel. It is surrounded by a shoal less than 5.70 m of water, extending to 0.25 million from the shore. It does not fire.
Entering Luka Novi is not go too near the shore is shallow N.
We can moor along the inner side of the breakwater, along the quay near the harbor or along the pier.
All these sites have at least 2.50 m deep and there are 3 m at the end of the pier.
The port is protected from all winds except for W and NW winds.
Luka Novi (Novi Vinodolski)
La petite île Sv Marin que l'on aperçoit en approchant par le S
Dans les environs de Vinodol, la petite ville de Novi domine le port de Luka Novi, un bon endroit pour faire le plein d'eau et de carburant. On pourra aussi s'y ravitailler facilement.
A flanc de colline la ville de Novi est bien reconnaissable à son clocher caractéristique et à un château d'eau remarquable sur une autre hauteur à l'E de la ville.
En approchant par le SW, attention à la petite île d'Otocic Sv. Marin en bordure de côte, identifiable par une chapelle. Elle est entourée d'un haut-fond sous moins de 5,70 m d'eau, s'étendant jusqu'à 0,25 M du rivage. Elle ne porte aucun feu.
En entrant dans Luka Novi on ne passera pas trop près de la rive N qui est peu profonde.
On peut amarrer le long du côté intérieur du brise-lames, le long du quai près de la capitainerie ou le long du môle.
Tous ces emplacements ont au moins 2,50 m de fond et il y a 3 m à l'extrémité du môle.
Le port est protégé de tous les vents excepté d'W et des vents forts de NW.
  • 100 pl. (<30 m)
Luka Novi (Novi Vinodolski)
Luka Novi (Novi Vinodolski)
Novi et son clocher
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