The port of Natal is situated at the mouth of the Rio Pontengi. The river flows into the sea through an opening in the barrier reef. The barrier reef forms a natural breakwater for the port.
The prevailing winds most of the year are from the ENE to SE.
Formalities can be carried out at the yacht club.
If this is your final port of call in Brazil, you will need to go to
the Policia Federal in Natal, half an hour away by car, and the Receita
Federal Office and Capitania Dos Portos in the nearby port.
There is a good anchorage in front of the yacht club or you can pick
up a mooring, taking care of the movements of the other boats swinging
around in the strong (ebb) current; the flood is not so strong. Use an
anchor light. Depths around 9 to 11 metres.
There is also a good anchorge at Rio Potengi.
Provisioning is easy at several supermarkets in the city.
C'est un port de commerce situé à l'embouchure du fleuve Pontengi. Cette rivière se jette dans la mer grâce à une ouverture dans la barrière de corail qui forme un brise-lame naturel pour le port.
Les vents dominants, la plupart de l'année, sont en provenance du ENE à SE.
Pour la plaisance, il faut aller mouiller devant le club nautique un peu avant, au nord.
The Iate Clube do Natal marina is in the town of Monsenhor Gil (Brazil).
Visiting yachtsmen welcomed. Good general repair facilities. Water,
showers (cold water), bar and restaurant. (Pool & recreational
facilities not open to visitors). Wifi and laundry services available. ...
sandy point, about 55m high, with vegetation on its summit. It is closest to the continent of Africa.
It also marks the separation of French Guiana (where the coast is low and swampy) and the State of Rio Grande do Norte that offers to S, a massive coast with many coves and bays.
Cabedelo is situated approximately 100MN south of Natal where the Rio Paraiba enters the sea. It's location makes it a useful arrival/departure point for Brazil. It is situated on the eastern bank of the Northern Paraíba River Estuary, just 18 km from João Pessoa City, Capital ...
Bow-to and Stern-to moorings for about 10 boats plus anchor space.
Water, electricity and internet use available. Drinks and tapas at
Luciano’s small bar. Speaks Spanish and English. Regular water taxis.
Although the channel leading up to this mini-marina is not sufficiently ...
It is best to proceed up the river to Jacare, but beware of the many
shoals and strong currents. It is advisable not to use a "danforth"
type anchor as it can more easily be tripped when the tide turns.
Beware of the unlit fishing nets strung across the river.
At Jacare, yachts ...
It is a natural anchorage place, just off the breakwater, which provides protection for the dinghy when landing.
However, this anchorage is reported to be rolly. In the winter months
(July) the seas here are generally calm. A stone pier was built for tieing up small ships. Bigger ...
Brazil is the only country in the world that lies on the equator while
having contiguous territory outside the tropics. It occupies a large
area along the E coast of S. America. Brazilian territory also includes a number of islands and islets.Southern Brazil has subtropical or ...
Le relief sous-marin de l'Atlantique au Sud de l'équateur est beaucoup plus simple qu'au Nord.On y trouve la dorsale Médio-Atlantique,avec, en vis-à-vis des éléments de reliefs mentionnés,le bassin Brésilien , profond de 6000 à 7000 m, et le bassin Argentin, profond de 5000 ...
Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago of 21 islands and islets in the Atlantic Ocean, 354 km offshore from the brazilian coast. The archipelago got its name from the Portuguese merchant Fernão de Loronha, to whom it was given by the Portuguese crown for services rendered regarding ...
The bay of All Saints (Baia de Todos os Santos in Portuguese), also known as "All Saints'Bay" and "Todos os Santos Bay", is the principal bay of the Brazilian state of Bahia, on the eastern coast of Brazil, surrounding part of Bahia's capital Salvador and opening to the Atlantic ...