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Port de San Damiano

Port de San Damiano

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Description

The small port, San Damianu, housed a Roman port dropped from 500 to 600 BC to the twelfth century, after date will be built a defensive tower.

It is possible to anchor in the cove formed by the pier which can accommodate only small boats.
The surf is unpleasant by westerly wind.
10/05/2012
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Le petit port, San Damianu, abritait un port romain abandonné entre 500 et 600 aprés JC jusqu'au XIIème siècle date à laquelle sera construite une tour de défense.

Il est possible de mouiller dans l'anse formée par la jetée du port qui ne peut abriter que des petits bâteaux.
Le ressac reste désagréable par vent d'Ouest.
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Reserve naturelle de Scandola - Natural Park of Scandola

19nm
220°
The nature reserve, which is part of the Regional Natural Park of Corsica, occupies the Scandola peninsula, an impressive, porphyritic rock mass. The vegetation is an outstanding example of scrubland. Seagulls, cormorants and sea eagles can be found there. The clear waters, with their ...
15 May 12

Cap Sagro - Bastia

28nm
73°
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

Algajola

0.4nm
81°
Algajola was a position Genoese advanced in front of Calvi. The 1st houses correspond to the sites prehistoric and protohistoric of Tepina-Cocani and to the site of Mount St. Joseph.

The site is very picturesque but you must anchor at a distance and without any protection.
9 May 12

Sant' Ambroggio

1.2nm
250°
Small private marina sheltered, especially Libeccio and Tramontana. It is located between Calvi and Ile Rousse.

200 berths equipped with chains (not wet)Draught 1m to 2.5 mHarbourmaster: Tel. 95 60 70 88 Very difficult access in bad weather in NE 7-8 (entrance near the beach).
...
10 May 12

Baie de Fornello (Balagne)

1.2nm
56°
The small bay of Fornello, in Balagne ((Not to be confused with the cove of Fornello in the SW coast of Corsica), is located just S of the Marine Davia, before "Punta di Varcale".

You can anchor by 3/4 m, in good weather, in front of the beautiful sandy beach.
9 May 12

Danger d'Algajola

1.3nm
326°
At 1.3 miles in 24 ° of the tip of Sant Ambroggio, a little rock, totally insulated, covered with one meter of water, is marked by a buoy north light.
It can be hard to spot against the light. But generally in the day the presence of small fishing boats reported this shoal that ...
10 May 12

Punta Spano

2.4nm
255°
On the other side of the Gulf of Calvi is a beautiful site that transports us in an unforgettable setting.
Point of Spano (natural site), where small coves framed by the rocks offer a splendid view over the Bay of Calvi.

Spanu island is an island inhabited only by seagulls, ...
10 May 12

Baie de Giunchetu and Vignola

2.5nm
58°
Giunchetu or Giuncheto or Ghjunchetu is an anchorage of good weather, S from L'île Rousse.
Vignola bay, his neighbor, is also a enjoyable bay by good weather. Caution around.

For lovers of sub-marine life, the rocks between the beaches of Giunchetu and Bodri ...
8 May 12

Phare Ile Rousse

4nm
58°
Le phare de la Pietra date de 1857, une tour génoise du XVème siècle se dresse à proximité.
Le sémaphore de l'île Rousse se trouve à 139m d'altitude, il est classé 1ère catégorie.
8 May 12

Ile Rousse

4.1nm
62°
Iles Rousses, a group of four yellowish islands, lies close off the coast, in the vicinity of the town of L’Ile Rousse. Grande Ile Rousse (Isula la Pietra), the largest island, is connected by a causeway to Ile Sicota, the S island of the group, which in turn is connected by another ...
8 May 12

Calvi

4.8nm
238°
The Citadel was founded in 1268 by the Genoese and helped to push many attacks. The last date of August 1794 which made ​​6000 English siege of the city. It is said that Christopher Columbus was born in Calvi houses around the harbor which provide small alleys connected by staircases.
Beautiful ...
10 May 12

Senetose - Tizzano

63nm
181°
SW of Corsica offers some of the most beautiful anchorages. As you get closer to Bonifacio be carreful with the weather forecast as the NW  wind can be very strong.

The range of the tide in this area is negligible. There are no regular currents along the coasts of Corse, ...
15 May 12
Local Area

Ile Rousse - Cap Cavallo

Coast of Corsica part of the region Balagne well known to boaters who landed here from the mainland.
Balagne is famous for its beautiful beaches and the clarity of its water.
8 May 12

Ouest Corse - West Corsica

The nicest part of Corsica with a lot of coves, bays where to anchor.
3 Aug 11

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
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