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Phare du Chassiron

Phare du Chassiron

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Description


Le phare de Chassiron, juché sur une falaise rocheuse, est situé à l'extrémité nord de l'île d'Oléron, prés de la ville de Saint-Denis-d'Oléron. Le phare permet aux marins de rentrer dans les eaux du Pertuis d'Antioche, lieu semé de récifs et réputé pour ses nombreux naufrages.
  • 1re année de construction : 1685
  • Deuxième construction : en 1834
  • Date de mise en service : 1er décembre 1836
  • Hauteur : 46 mètres
  • Feu : 8 faisceaux lumineux, feu à éclats blanc 10s
  • Portée : environ 52 km (28 miles nautiques)
  • Date d'automatisation : 1999
    19/11/2007
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St. Denis d'Oléron

1.7nm
110°
The Port of Saint Denis d'Oléron can accommodate 740 births, including 60 visitors. Access is via a natural threshold at 1.5 meters from zero. Launching wedge, fairing area, fuel dock, lift 18 tons are available.
5 Jul 19

Port du Douhet

4.5nm
126°
Le Port du Douhet de Saint Georges d'Oléron dispose de 400 places sur pontons dont 30 pour les visiteurs. Il est relié à la ville, une des plus anciennes de l'île, par un chenal autrefois emprunté par les bateaux qui transportaient le sel. Le bassin est creusé au zéro des cartes ...
8 Jul 19

Grouin

10nm
358°
Zone de mouillage en saison uniquement disposant de 112 places.
5 Jul 19

Île d'Aix

10nm
99°
Connue pour être l'une des plus petites communes de France (257 électeurs) et la plus méridionale des Iles du Ponant, l'Ile d'Aix présente la forme d'un croissant de verdure et de sable au relief peu accentué, qui s'étend sur 130 hectares bordés de plages, de criques et de ...
5 Jul 14

Loix

10nm
353°
Accès par la fosse de Loix puis le chenal.
51 places sur corps-morts1 cale de mise à l'eau
5 Jul 19

Saint-Martin de Ré

9.7nm
10°
St. Martin de Ré is a small harbor. It is protected by breakwaters and consists of two tidal basins and a wet dock. A narrow entrance channel, which dries, leads between rocky flats and is indicated by a range. Tides off the entrance rise about 6.1m at springs and 4.7m at neaps. ...
17 Mar 13

La Cotinière

8.6nm
156°
La Cotiniere is a small fishing boat harbor. It is entered through a narrow and shallow channel which leads between the shoals fronting the shore. Entry is dangerous during winds or swells from the SW to W.
17 Mar 13

Phare de Chauveau

7.7nm
47°
Pointe de Chauveau is at  the SE extremity of Ile de Re. A light is shown from a prominent tower, 31m high, standing on the S edge of this ledge and beacons are situated close E and 0.5 mile W of it. The roadstead of Rade de la Pallice lies ENE of this point.Plateau de Chauveau, ...
17 Mar 13

La Flotte en Ré

9.2nm
23°
This port has 105 berths in its inner zone. It is distinguished by its pier of 200m long, surmounted by its beautiful green lighthouse 9m high. It offers mooring opportunities in the SE section and on the mooring in the NW.
tel / fax: 05 46 09 67 66port .: 06 20 66 85 76 email: ...
5 Jul 19

Fort Boyard

8.6nm
109°
Fort Boyard is a fortification located between the island of Aix and the island of Oleron. The building is known for the TV show of the same name shot on site since 1990. Fort Boyard is an integral part of the Maritime Arsenal Rochefort which extends throughout the estuary of the Charente.
4 Jul 19

BOYARDVILLE

8.5nm
124°
Boyardville Marina is a small port very popular because it is located not far from La Rochelle, the Ile de Ré, the Vendée coast.
It is a port with a lock gate, which allows it to stay in water, by low sea.The exit port is on the channel of the Pérrotine.To enter,  leave ...
9 Jul 19

Port de Rivedoux-plage

8.8nm
38°
La création de ce port fut décidé en 1562.
En 1845 qu’une digue fut ajoutée afin de protéger les embarcations des vents d’Ouest et plus principalement de la houle.
18 places en bassin d'échouage25 places en filière
5 Jul 19
Local Area

Île d'Oléron

Ile d’Oleron  is low and has numerous sand dunes covered with pine trees. A viaduct crosses Coureau d’Oleron which separates the SE coast of the island from the mainland.
17 Mar 13

Saint Nazaire - Île d'Oleron

La Loire EstuaryThe Estuary of the La Loire comprises the area fronting the mainland between Pointe du Croisic and Ile du Pilier. It is roughly divided into two parts by Plateau de la Banche, a dangerous shoal area, and can be entered from the S by Chenal du Sud or from the N by Chenal ...
7 Mar 13

Golfe de Gascogne

The Bay of Biscay (name coming from the Castillan), called Golfe de Gascogne by the French, is entered between Ile d’Ouessant and Cabo Ortegal, 305 miles SW. The bay is bounded on its E side by the W coast of France and on its S side by the N coast of Spain. It is generally clear ...
26 Jul 11

NE Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's oceanic divisions; with a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometres (41.1 million square miles), it covers approximately one-fifth of the Earth's surface.
The Atlantic Ocean has irregular coasts indented by numerous ...
31 Jul 11
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