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Scoglio La Ghinghetta (Sardegna)

Scoglio La Ghinghetta (Sardegna)



Scoglio La Ghinghetta lies 1 NM of Portoscuso entrance and is surrounded by rocks.

A light is shown from a tower, 10 m high, standing on this rocky shoal.

Several shoal patches, with depth of 3 to 7 m lie about 1,6 NM WNW of the light and are marked by a lighted buoy.

Scoglio La ghinghetta se trouve à 1 MN de l'entrée du port de Portoscuso et est entouré de rochers.

Une tour avec une lumière, de 10 m de haut, s'élève sur ce haut-fond rocheux.

De nombreux bancs de roches, de 3 à 7 m de profondeur, s'étendent à environ 1,6 MN à l'WNW de la lumière et sont indiqués par une bouée lumineuse.

Scoglio La Ghinghetta (Sardegna)
Scoglio La Ghinghetta (Sardegna)
Scoglio La ghinghetta si trova a 1 MN dall'ingresso di Portoscuso ed è circondato da rocce.

Una torre con una luce, alta 10 metri, si trova sul banco roccioso.

Molti banchi di roccia, 3-7 m di profondità, si estendono a circa 1,6 MN a WNW dalla luce e sono indicati da una boa illuminata.
Scoglio La Ghinghetta (Sardegna)
Scoglio La Ghinghetta (Sardegna)
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Torre di Portoscuso (Sardegna)

Portoscuso tower lies on a hill overlooking the small maritime town, including the small Ghinghetta cove and the cliff of Port Paleddu. Strategic location from wich you can maintain eye contact with the other coastal towers (Calasetta and Carloforte).
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Porto turistico Marina di Portoscuso (Sardegna)

Portoscuso is a small modern marina. The village is pleasant despite its proximity to the industrial area of Portovesme. 385 b. (<25 m) tel 0781 507248 Before entering the marina call the management with VHF
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Cala Paglietto (Portoscuso Sardegna)

It is a small bay delimited by two rocks, one of wich has the Portoscuso tower.Beware at rocks that surrounded the N rocky tip.Well protected from the Mistral.

Anchor to 5/7 m, by good weather.
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Capo Altano (Sardegna)

Altano cape is high (106 m) and rocky.Dei Meli island is W cape.With Altano cape opens the archipelago del Sulcis area.Beware to tuna nets which are generally indicated and may extend to approximately 3 NM W Cape.
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Porto di Portovesme (Sardegna)

Portovesme harbour is located 2NM SE Altano cape and in the vicinity of the industrial complex of Portoscuso.The major commercial port is an industrial area not really suitable for yachts, moreover there is no place reserved for boaters.Tel/Fax: 0781 509114
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Isola dei Meli (Capo Altano Sardegna)

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Isola Piana (Sulcis Sardegna)

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Porto Villamarina - I. Piana (Sardinia)

The islet is private. On the SE coast is a small private port (Villamaria) with a small beakwater. 77 b. <20 m
Depth: <1 - 2,5m tel.: 0781 854460 fax: 0781 854954
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Isola dei Ratti (Sulcis Sardegna)

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La Punta di S. Pietro (Sardegna)

La Punta is the NE end of S. Pietro island. The N end of the island is rocky, low and flat on wich we see a tunny fishery.
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Porto Turistico di Calasetta (S Antioco Sardegna)

Calasetta commercial port, with low depth, is E of the marina.
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Cala Sottotorre (S Antioco Calasetta Sardegna)

Sottotorre cove has a beautiful beach, a few meters from the city of Calasetta.

Sheltered from S, anchor by 5 m far enough from the beach.
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Local Area

Archipelago del Sulcis (Sardegna)

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Méditerranée - Mediterranean

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Isola di San Pietro (Sulcis Sardegna)

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Isola Sant'Antioco (Sulcis Sardegna)

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