The port of La Pallice is situated on the E side of Coureau de la Pallice, the channel which separates Ile de Re
from the mainland. It is the only harbor between La Loire and
La Gironde which can accommodate large vessels. The principal
approach is through Pertuis d’Antioche but ...
Access channel dredged to the coast -1. The axis of the channel is materialized, day and night, by the alignment at 059 ° of the two headlights: octagonal white with green top for the rear (23 m) and cylindrical with red and white bands and red top for the previous (14 m). The channel ...
The old port, is situated on the S side of the
city at the head of an inlet. It is one of the largest coastal and
deep-sea fishing ports in France and is equipped to process fish
in considerable amounts.
The main harbor comprises of a tidal basin, an outer wet basin,
and inner ...
Très joli mouillage par vent de N NE NO et O sur fond de sable de très bonne tenu. Plage en pente douce, ne pas trop s’approcher... attention quelque fois, a la basse mer en cas de forte houle du large, cela déferle. Il y a 6 ou 8 bouées Départementales gratuites.
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
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 ...
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: ...
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, ...
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. ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
This island is moderately low; its
W end is fronted by extensive rocky flats. It is separated at the
E end from the mainland by Coureau de la Pallice, which is
spanned by a bridge.
The area is a popular tourist destination. It has approximately the same number of hours of sunshine ...
Ile d’Yeu is a good landmark when
approaching La Loire from the S. There is no shelter in the vicinity of this island during NW
gales; however, an area on its E side remains relatively calm
because of the shallower depths in this vicinity.The SW part of Ile d’Yeu is steep and ...