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Roches Point

Roches Point

Characteristics

Description

White tower. Character:Fl WR 3s
19/08/2007
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Localisation

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Sites around Roches Point
Flying distances - Direct line

Ballycotton

10nm
79°
Marks the entrance to Cork harbour, a superb natural harbour easily accessible day and night in all weather. Crosshaven may be best for yachts.
6 Jan 17

Charlesfort

10nm
237°
Lantern at SW rampart of fort. Character:Fl WRG 5s
19 Aug 07

Old Head of Kinsale

15nm
222°
Kinsale harbour, 6 miles to the North of Old head, is an excellent harbour easily accessible day and night, and offering all facilities, including some very good restaurants.
6 Jan 17

Youghal

17nm
59°
White tower. Character:Fl WR 2.5s
19 Aug 07

Mine Head

27nm
64°
White tower black band. Character:Fl (4) 20s
18 Aug 07

Galley Head

30nm
238°
The harbour of Glandore and fishing village of Union Hall, 4 miles West of Galley head, offer good shelter in beautiful scenery.
When entering, go by the local saying, "avoid Adam and jug Eve" (Adam island is West of the harbour entrance and is foul all around!)
3 Jan 17

Ballinacourty Point

31nm
56°
White tower. Character:Fl (2) WRG 10s
19 Aug 07

Copper Point

50nm
249°
Marks the  entrance to Schull, a well sheltered harbour with good facilities. Long island sound is a beautiful sail.
3 Jan 17

Dunmore East

51nm
65°
Grey granite tower white lantern. Character:Fl WR 8s
19 Aug 07

Roancarrigmore

56nm
261°
White round tower black band. Character:Fl WR 3s
18 Aug 07

Hook Point

52nm
67°
White tower two black bands. Character:Fl 3s
19 Aug 07

Crookhaven

57nm
250°
Holding is not great in the bay (patches of sea weed). It is possible to come alongside the pier in front of the pub. Very little in the way of facilities, but picturesque, and a convenient stop if waiting for the tide to round Mizzen head.
3 Jan 17
Local Area

Fastnet

Grey granite tower. Character:Fl 5's
20 Feb 10

NE Atlantic Ocean

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31 Jul 11
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