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Punta Sardegna

Punta Sardegna



Punta Sardegna is one of the fragments of land that is located on the sea in front of the magnificent archipelago of La Maddalena. 
The white lighthouse was built in 1913.
S of tip the coast is rocky and steep with few small beaches. An area of ​​submarine cables in which anchor and fishing are prohibited lies between the coast and the island of La Maddalena. This area includes the W part of Mezzo Schifo bay.

Punta Sardegna
Punta Sardegna est un des lambeaux de terre qui se trouve sur la mer devant le majestueux archipel de la Maddalena.
Le phare blanc a été édifié en 1913.
Au S de la pointe la côte est rocheuse et abrupte avec quelques petites plages. Une zone de cables sous-marins dans laquelle le mouillage et la pêche sont interdits s'étend entre la côte et l'île de la Maddalena. Cette zone englobe la partie W de la rade de Mezzo Schifo.
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Punta Sardegna
Punta Sardegna from the East
Punta Sardegna è uno dei lembi di terra che si trova sulla mare davanti al maestoso Arcipelago della Maddalena.
Il faro biancho è stato edificato nel 1913.
Punta S della costa è rocciosa e ripida con alcune spiagge di piccole dimensioni. Un'area di cavi sottomarini in cui sono vietate l'ancoraggio e la pesca si trova tra la costa e l'isola della Maddalena. Quest'area comprende la parte W della rada di Mezzo Schifo.

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Isola La Maddalena (Arcipelago della Maddalena)

It is the largest island of the archipelago composed of sixty islets and 7 major islands, in the NE end tip of Sardinia. It is mountainous and arid. This is the only inhabited island thoroughly.
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Isola Caprera (Arcipelago della Maddalena)

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Golfo Di Arzachena (Sardegna)

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Golfe de Porto Vecchio

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Isola Spargi (Arch. Maddalena)

  Isola Spargi takes my breath away every time!
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Isola Santa Maria (Arcipelago Maddalena)

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Isola Santo Stefano (Arch. Maddalena)

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YC Porto Rafael (Palau Sardegna)

The small port is located in the Mezzo Schifo bay, between Punta Sardegna and Punta Palau.
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Cala di Trana (Pta Sardegna Sardegna)

Anchor is possible for a short stop in Trana cove, located W Sardegna point.The name of this bay is not shown on many charts but you will recognize it easily from the sand dunes on the west side of the beach.

Cala di Trana is well sheltered with S winds.
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Secca Di Mezzo Passo

Many shoals in this passage south of La Maddalena. Well follow the beacons.
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Marina Nido d'Aquila (Maddalena)

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It provides a platform oriented SW and some pontoons.Depth: de 1 à 4 m
Tel: 0789-720053
120 b. (<18 m)

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Local Area

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Arcipelago della Maddalena

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Golfo Di Arzachena (Sardegna)

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Golfo di Congianus (Sardegna)

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