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Puerto deportivo PortBou

Puerto deportivo PortBou

Characteristics

Description

This fishing port has recently been upgraded and converted into a small modern marina. However the cove is exposed E wind and open at ground swell.

It is possible to anchor opposite the beach by about 6-8 meters of good behavior, but it is not protected from the swell.

Wearing Portbou be avoided by wind E.

T. (+34) 972 390 712
F. (+34) 972 125 123
M. portdeportbou@telefonica.net
297b. (<20 m)


Etymologically "Portbou" means "fishing harbour", "bou" can refer to both the typical fishing boats, but also in Catalan an abacus, a large fishing net that boats lying on the sand along the coast or a beef animal used for pulling boats.

14/07/2012
Update
Jojo
Puerto deportivo PortBou
Portbou bay
2012:06:02 16:56:30
14/07/2012
Update
Jojo
Ce port de pêche vient d'être aménagé et reconvertis en un petit port de plaisance moderne. Cependant l'anse de Portbou est exposée au vent d'E et ouverte à une forte houle. 

Il est possible de mouiller face à la plage par environ 6-8 mètres de bonne tenue, mais peu protégé de la houle.
Le port de Portbou est à éviter par vent d'E.


  • T. (+34) 972 390 712
  • F. (+34) 972 125 123
  • M. portdeportbou@telefonica.net
  • 297pl. (<20 m)

Étymologiquement « Portbou » signifie « port de pêcheurs », bou peut désigner à la fois les barques de pêche typiques, mais aussi en catalan un boulier, un grand filet de pêche que des bateaux traînent sur le sable le long des côtes ou encore un boeuf, animal utilisé pour tirer les barques.
14/07/2012
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Jojo
Puerto deportivo PortBou
2012:06:02 16:56:26
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Localisation

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Flying distances - Direct line

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0.5nm
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Cerbère

0.9nm
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Cap Cerbere

0.9nm
32°
Cerbere  Cape is formed by steep cliffs which rise abruptly to a plateau.
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Cap Lladro (Colera)

1.4nm
186°
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Anse de Terrambou

1.5nm
356°
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Puerto Club Nautico Sant Miquel de Colera

1.3nm
194°
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Anse Peyrefite

2nm
356°
Réserve Marine
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Cala Garbet

2nm
189°
Good anchorage in front of the beach, by NW wind.
May be dangerous by winds from NE-E-SE. Some buoys are reserved for restaurant guests.

Anchor by 4-7 meters of good resistance on a sandy bottom.

Beware of protruding rocks to the north.
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Club Nautic Llançà

3.1nm
183°
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T. 972 12 10 83

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Cap l' Abeille

3nm
350°
Cap l’Abeille is located 1.2 miles NNW of Cap Peyrefite. The coast between is high, rugged, and fronted by rocks. Tour de la Massane (elevation 808m) and Tour Madeloc (elevation 671m) and illuminated at night, both in ruins, stand on peaks 5.7 miles and 3.5 miles WNW, respectively, ...
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Houlographe Banyuls

3.7nm
Houlographe au large de Banyuls fournissant des mesures en temps réel de la houle.
Extrait du site http://candhis.cetmef.developpement-durable.gouv.fr
Meteo
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Rosas - Guillola

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Costa Brava

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It is bordered to the north, by the Vermilion ...
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Espagne Est - East Spain

At S and E, Spain is bordered by the Mediterranean sea, except for a small land boundary with the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.The boundary between Spain and France lies in the vicinity of Punta Falco, which is located 1 mile NE of PortBou. In the Mediterranean ...
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Méditerranée - Mediterranean

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