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Marine de Morsiglia

Marine de Morsiglia

Characteristics

Description

Morsiglia is a small town located on the west coast of Cap Corse few miles south of Centuri. While not being quite at sea, the town has a navy: Mute the beach with a diving and camping.

It has the distinction of hosting six square towers of Genoese period, ancient dwelling houses of the patricians, some of which have been restored. The common Morsiglia is known for hosting one of the oldest monasteries in Corsica, the Convent of the Annunciation (founded 1479), which are held regularly on contemporary art exhibitions.

Morsiglia, which means "quiet anchorage", was founded by the Greeks 25 centuries ago.

It will anchor by the north wind instead of the Bay of Centuri above.
Slowly approach because the edges are not clear.
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Morsiglia est une petite commune située sur la côte ouest du Cap Corse à quelques kilomètres au sud de Centuri. Bien que n'étant pas tout à fait au bord de mer, la commune possède une marine : la plage de Mute avec un club de plongée et un camping.
Elle a la particularité d'abriter 6 tours carrées d'époque génoise, anciennes maisons d'habitations des patriciens, dont certaines ont été restaurées. La commune de Morsiglia est connue pour abriter l'un des plus anciens monastères de Corse, le Couvent de l'Annonciation (fondé en 1479), où se tiennent très régulièrement des expositions d'art contemporain.

Morsiglia, qui signifie "mouillage tranquille", fut fondé par les Grecs il y a 25 siècles. 

On y mouillera par vent du Nord à la place de la baie de Centuri au dessus.
Approcher lentement les abords ne sont pas clairs.

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Localisation

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Flying distances - Direct line

Cap Sagro - Bastia

14nm
156°
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

Isola Capraia

21nm
77°
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

Port de Centuri

0.2nm
Nice small harbour, used by yachts and fishing boats, fronts the village of Centuri and is protected by a mole for local fishering.

Feu marquant l'entrée du port.

shallow draft 0.3 m to 2 m in the harbor for boats under 10 m.
Town Hall Information: T / F: 04 95 35 ...
5 May 12

Baie de Centuri

0.2nm
302°
The approach of the bay and harbor of Centuri's easy. Avoid the north of the Isle of Capense on the right marked by a north cardinal.
The boats anchored between the Isle of capense and the port of Centuri by wind from the south or SW.

By NE wind we will anchor off the South ...
29 Oct 14

Ilot de Capense

0.3nm
281°
The iset Capense (isula di Capezza in Corsican) is a small island (about 2 ha) bathed by the Mediterranean Sea and located on the village of Centuri in the Cap Corse, off the port.

The islet Capense was fortified in the same time of the harbor at the twelfth or thirteenth ...
5 May 12

Golfe de St Florent

16nm
189°
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

Cap Bianco

1.9nm
348°
Capo Bianco, the NW extremity of the peninsula of Cap Corse, has a whitish appearance, but the coast to the N of it is rugged and black.
We can anchor between cape Bianco and Centuri. Sheltered from E wind, but open at from the offshore.
4 May 12

Anse d'Aliso ou Golfu Alisu

2.3nm
168°
Beautiful cove of fine sand that we discover in the middle of steep rocks. The bottom of the cove with crystal clear water allow the approach of the sandy beach without difficulty.
The village of Pino, south of Aliso, houses a former convent on the waterfront.

Deep ...
5 May 12

Cap Grosso anse de l'Arinella

2.7nm
La cala di Arinella or Arinetta is located E from the signal station of Cape Grosso.
During good weather it is a beautiful place and there is never anyone!Yuo can anchor in front of shingle beach, there is enough water.
Grosso cape, 127m high, is located 1.2 miles NE of Capo ...
30 Apr 12

Marine de Tollare

3.2nm
31°
The marina of Tollare is located in the district of Ersa (135 inhabitants), in the extreme N of Cape Corse.Tollare, at the mouth of Granaghjulu river, extends its old houses around the chapel of St. Anne and its Genoese tower built round slate.

Do not exceed the tower raised ...
4 May 12

Marine de Barcaggio

3.7nm
42°
Barcaggio is a large bay without protection and without depth. Opposite, at north, rises the island of Giraglia. Winds often change direction here. The breeze from east-southeast stops there and that of W-SW returns there. Barcaggio is a peaceful little port at the bottom of a bay.

Port ...
4 May 12

Macinaggio

4.5nm
90°
Macinaggio, a village, is situated in a bay which is entered S of Pointe de la Coscia. It is fronted by a small harbor which is protected by two jetties and has extensive facilities for small craft and yachts.
The harbour is not sheltered from wind. T. 04 95 35 42 57 F. 04 95 35 ...
1 May 12
Local Area

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

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
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