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Secca Mangiabarche (Calasetta S. Antioco Sardegna)

Secca Mangiabarche (Calasetta S. Antioco Sardegna)

Characteristics

Description

At 8 NM NNW of Sperone cape, at about 1,5 NM of the coast, is the "Mangiabarche" rock marked by a light.

It's a dive site. The place is particularly exposed to winds and currents, so be very careful and dive a day preferably with a time stable.

30/10/2012
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Secca Mangiabarche (Calasetta S. Antioco Sardegna)
30/10/2012
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A 8 MN au NNW du cap Sperone, à environ 1,5 MN de la côte, le rocher "Mangiabarche" porte une tourelle tronconique lumineuse.

Site de plongée. Le lieu est particulièrement exposé aux vents et aux courants, il faut donc être très prudent et plonger de préférence par une journée avec un temps stable.

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Secca Mangiabarche (Calasetta S. Antioco Sardegna)
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Secca Mangiabarche (Calasetta S. Antioco Sardegna)
17/08/2018
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Anonymous
A 8 MN NNW capo Sperone, a circa 1,5 MN dalla costa, lo scoglio "Mangiabarche" ha una torre tronconica luminosa.

E' uno sito di immersione. Il luogo è in una posizione particolarmente esposta ai venti e alle correnti, per cui bisogna prestare molta attenzione e scegliere una giornata con tempo stabile.

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Localisation

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Flying distances - Direct line

Spiaggia Grande (Calasetta S Antioco Sardegna)

0.4nm
48°
Spiaggia Grande is  a wide arc-shaped inlet closed right from Punta Maggiore, where stands an old tuna fishery over the red rocks, and left Punta della Salina.

Anchor in about 3 m in the SW part where the headland provides shelter from the open sea.
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Secca delle Saline (Calasetta S Antioco Sardegna)

1.1nm
Secca della Saline, a shoal area with several rocks awash, lies about 0.2 mile offshore, 1 mile SW of Punta di Manca.
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Cala delle Saline (S Antioco Sardegna)

1.5nm
26°
After the tip delle Saline is a pond behind the beach, and Delle Saline beach continues to expand with sand dunes covered with abundant vegetation that separates the pond.

This cove is popular with windsurfers who take advantage of the wind blowing offshore.

Well sheltered ...
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Cala Sottotorre (S Antioco Calasetta Sardegna)

2.1nm
23°
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.
31 Oct 12

Canale di S. Pietro (Sardinia)

2.7nm
350°
Channel S. Pietro is the arm of the sea which lies between S. Pietro island in W, and S. Antioco island and the Sardinia coast to E.

The maximum draugh permitted in the channel is 5m, many shoals obstruct the channel and restrict the passage.

At the level of Caloforte, ...
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Punta Nera (S Pietro Sardegna)

2.3nm
307°
Punta Nera, S Caloforte, so named because of its dark color of its rocks. It is characterized by shallow water and flat land cultivated, dotted with white houses.
28 Oct 12

Cala di Punta Nera (San Pietro Sardegna)

2.4nm
306°
This small cove is S Punta Nera. It is divided into two parts by a strip of dark rocks.Anchorage sheltered drom N and SW winds, by 8 m.
28 Oct 12

Porto Turistico di Calasetta (S Antioco Sardegna)

2.6nm
29°
Calasetta commercial port, with low depth, is E of the marina.
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Punta delle Colonne (S. Pietro Sardegna)

2.6nm
292°
Punta delle Colonne, S end of S. Pietro island. It is is the most southern tip of the island, and it marks the beginning of the rocky part of the island. In fact, although not higher than 20 meters, the walls of rocks fall into the sea with an impressive verticality.

Throughout ...
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Secca e isolotto di Genia (San Pietro Sardegna)

3nm
284°
At about 600 m from the shore, it must be very careful at a small shoal barely touches the water and that should keep well offshore. The seabed in this area are low, around 5 m, and fell rapidly to about 25 m.

Even the small island of Genia, which emerges near the center of ...
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Cala Lunga (S Antioco Sardegna)

3.5nm
158°
Deep indentation surrounded by rocks and well protected from the winds, at the bottom there is a beautiful sandy beach.

The anchorage is nice and wild in a clear water.
This anchorage is not recommended in rough seas because of the many rocks and shoals that clutters the cove.
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Punta Genia (S. Pietro Sardegna)

3.3nm
288°
0,8 NM W od the island, Genia Punta Genia is overwhelmeld by S 0dangers marked by a red buoy.
28 Oct 12
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