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Carteret Port

1 Jan 70

Barneville Carteret

Approche aisée mais si attente de la marée à l'exterieur, Nous sommes en manche et cela peu bouger par vent d'ouest établi ...L'entrée dans le havre est trés facile, la porte basculante est bien signalée. Le ponton visiteur est au fond à côté de la grue. Ponton F. Trop ...
3 Jan 11

Cap de Carteret

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27 Nov 07

Port de Querqueville

Nombreux mouillage dans le port et dans la baie gérés par une Association des Pêcheurs Usagers.
7 May 12


In the lee of the Cap de Flamanville, along the wild-looking but temperate western coast of the Cotentin peninsula, Diélette pleasure harbour is admirably located ? opposite the Channel Islands of Guernesey (28 miles), Jersey (36 miles and Alderney (12 miles).
You can berth at ...
3 Dec 07

Cherbourg Port Chantereyne

The port of Cherbourg is both a naval and a commercial port. It is an important port of call for passenger vessels in the transatlantic service. The outer roadstead provides a deep and well-sheltered anchorage. There are also extensive facilities for fishing vessels and pleasure craft.The ...
7 May 12

Anse de Vauville

Longue plage de 6nm offrant un vaste mouillage de beau temps.
6 May 12

Port des Flamands

Port fermé par deux digues formant une passe de 50 mètres de large. La digue occidentale de fermeture de 320 mètres qui se termine par un musoir de 10 mètres de diamètre, prolonge l'enrochement du terre-plein des Mielles. La digue orientale de 200 mètres et son musoir de ...
7 May 12

Grouville Bay

Mouillage relativement peu abrité et plutôt conseillé pour la journée, ou par temps calme.
20 May 08

Port du Becquet

Le Becquet, situated 1 mile E of Cherbourg, is a small drying harbor. It is used by local fishing vessels and pleasure craft. A lighted range indicates the approach. Buoys (special) are moored about 0.4 mile and 2.3 miles N of this harbor.
Le Grunes de Bretteville, a group of rocky ...
7 May 12


On one of the most varied coast of La Manche, Port Carentan offers "you" an execptional site. The basin, suprounded by grass and trees, blends perfectly into the town.
The acces to Port Carentan, is through one of the most beautiful parts of "Parc Naturel des Marais du Cotentin".
Port ...
25 Nov 07

Port du Hâble

Jamais à sec, les marins considéraient jadis ce port comme le meilleur mouillage du Cotentin. Le port a conservé son nom norois de Hâble. Dans le passé, il fut un port important des Gaulois et des Romains qui commerçaient avec l'Angleterre car bien desservi par deux voies ...
6 May 12
Local Area

Ouest Cotentin

The W coast of the Cotentin Peninsula is one of the most inhospitable coasts of France. There are few prominent objects, and it is bordered by dangers which join with those of Jersey, the Iles Chausey, and Plateau des Minquiers. Fog is frequent and the tidal currents are strong.
This ...
20 May 12

Manche - English Channel

The English Channel (French: La Manche, "the sleeve") is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates the island of Great Britain from northern France.
A number of major islands are situated in the Channel, as the Isle of Wight off the English coast and the British crown dependencies ...
3 Jun 12

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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