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Torre Cannai (Sant Antioco Sardegna)

Torre Cannai (Sant Antioco Sardegna)

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Description

Cannai (or Canai) tower built in 1757,  remained active until 1815. She had a supervisory role of information and communication to military units responsible for the defense of the island Sant Antioco.
29/10/2012
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Torre Cannai (Sant Antioco Sardegna)
29/10/2012
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La tour de Cannai (ou Canai) a été construite en 1757, elle est restée active jusqu'en 1815. Elle avait un rôle de surveillance, de communication et d'information aux unités militaires chargées de la défense de l'île Sant Antioco.
29/10/2012
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Torre Cannai (Sant Antioco Sardegna)
29/10/2012
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Torre di Canai (o Cannai) fu costruita nel 1757, è resto attiva fino al 1815. La Torre svolse un’importante opera di avvistamento e comunicazione di notizie ai reparti militari preposti alla difesa dell’isola di Sant’Antioco.
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Sites around Torre Cannai (Sant Antioco Sardegna)
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Porto Cannai (S Antioco Sardegna)

0.2nm
232°
After Cannai tower appears Cannai Bay (Porto Cannai). It is a set of three beautiful beaches.
You can anchor, in about 4 m, in the W bay, well protected from the NW winds.
31 Oct 12

Baia di Coe Quaddus (S Antioco Sardegna)

0.7nm
10°
Coe Quaddus is a bay located SE of Sant Antioco, in the Palmas gulf.
It is sheltered of W and NW winds.Anchor in 5 m, E of the beach.
31 Oct 12

Secca della Vacca S. Antioco (Sardegna)

0.8nm
206°
Between the tower Canai and the cape Sperone, the "Secca delle Vacca" is a real danger not clearly visible by rough weather.
16 Aug 18

Isolotti La Vacca ed il Vitello - S. Antioco (Sardegna)

1.8nm
163°
La Vacca islet, flat top and steep banks, houses the home of an old lighthouse.

It is extended to N and SW by shoals.

Beside it is the small del Vitello islet, devoid of vegetation and pierced big shots, still visible in the rock, fired from ships in exercises.
It ...
31 Oct 12

Cala Sa Canna (S Antioco Capo Sperone Sardegna)

1.3nm
243°
Just E Speone cape is a small cove where it is possible to anchor to W in about 5 m.The gusts of relapse Maestrale are strong.NW cove is a small jety for small local boats.
31 Oct 12

Cala Maladroxia (S Antioco Palmas Sardegna)

1.9nm
Cala Maladroxia (or Maladroscia) is bordered by a sandy beach and a small village.

It is not sheltered but might be time to stop bathing.
31 Oct 12

Capo Sperone (S. Antioco Sardegna)

1.5nm
241°
Sperone cape is a rock at the S extremity of Sant'Antioco island. It faces della Vacca and del Vitello islands, and farther, del Toro island.It is low and rocky, and dominated by the building of an ancient semaphore.
30 Oct 12

Porto Sciusciau (Sant'Antioco Sardegna)

2nm
280°
Porto Sciusciau is made up of rocks and rock cliffs.Its attraction are the four natural arches at sea level, a really evocative experience for those interested in going through them, perhaps with a mask and flippers to further admire the underwater world rich in pleasant surprises.
Anchor ...
30 Oct 12

Banco Pomata ( S Antioco Sardegna)

3.6nm
238°
Banco Pomata is a detached rocky patch, lies about 1 NM W/NW of Sperone cape.A wreck is near this patch.It is a diving point.
30 Oct 12

Cala Sapone

3.6nm
309°
Possible to anchor but access tricky. Sandy beach.
16 Aug 18

Porto Ponte Romano (S Antioco Sardegna)

5.6nm
10°
Ponte Romano harbour is the commercial port of Sant'Antioco.It is reached by the S (Gulf of Palmas) with a marked navigable channel which leads to a lateral basin evolution protected by rocks and a large pier.Pleasure boats can approach the inner pair of buoys, allowing free passage. ...
31 Oct 12

Cala Lunga (S Antioco Sardegna)

4.6nm
314°
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.
31 Oct 12
Local Area

Isola Sant'Antioco (Sulcis Sardegna)

Sant'Antioco island is rocky, with the exception of the NE coast lined with saline extending to the Sardinian coast. The island is connected to Sardinia by a causeway. She is overwhelmed by short shoals.
Sant'Antioco island is best best known for its beautiful beaches, but also ...
29 Oct 12

Archipelago del Sulcis (Sardegna)

The archipelago of Sulcis (Italian Arcipelago del Sulcis or Sulcitano) is a short distance from the coast of Sardinia, in the southwest, facing the province Carbonia Iglesias, to which the territory of the islands is connected.Con capo Altano si apre la zona dell'archipelago dei Sulcis.
The ...
4 Nov 12

Sardegna

Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean. Sardinia was made a self-governing region of Italy in 1948.
Sardinia offers coves and beaches relatively quiet. In the North as in the South the sailor will find there many anchorages.
The northern beaches are ...
19 Oct 17

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge.
Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
13 Mar 15
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