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Sao Francisco do Sul (Santa Catarina)

Sao Francisco do Sul (Santa Catarina)



Sao Francisco do Sul (Santa Catarina)
Sao Francisco do Sul (Santa Catarina)
The Rio Sao Francisco do Sul flows into the sea by two mouths situated 19 and 37 miles, respectively, S of Baia de Guaratuba, and separated by Ilha de Sao Francisco.
The N entrance leads to Porto de Sao Francisco do Sul on the NW side of the island. The S entrance is almost entirely obstructed by sand banks, on which the sea breaks violently.
t is possible to anchor in front of the jetty on the waterfront and also off the jetty by the museum in the downtown area.

Further into the bay, there are pontoons at the yacht club at Joinville and one at the Iate Clube de Capri. The channel to which is quite shallow and approach need to be made above half tide in most yachts.

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Iate Club of Paranagua (Parana)

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Tel:+55 (0)41 422 5622
Fax:+55 (0)41 422 5622
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Yacht Club of Santos (Sao Paulo)

Call prior to arrival. Visitors' dock. All facilities including haul out and a boatyard with all services. Small supermarket on site. Fuel berth. Note that the restaurant, bar, swimming pool and tennis courts are for members only and visitors are not permitted to use these facilities.

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Port of Santos (Sao Paulo)

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Yacht club Ilhabela (Sao Paulo)

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Ensenada de Sitio Forte (Ilha Grande)

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Bahia Ilha Grande N shore ( Angra dos Reis)

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Yacht Club Angra Dos Reis

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Saco do Ceu (Ilha Grande)

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Ensenada da Estrela (Ilha Grande)

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Enseada do Abraao (Ilha Grande)

Enseada do Abraao lies about 2 NM NW of ensenada das Palmas. On the W shore of the bay are the large buildings of a disused quarantine station and a small landing pier.

Abraao, a small fishing village, stands at the head of the bay.
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S Brazil

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