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Ulcinj

Ulcinj

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Description

Ulcinj is the southernmost city at Montenegrin coast, 8.5 NM at the northern Albanian border formed by the river Bojama (or Lum Buena). This small town is walled and fortified. It stands in the form of an amphitheater and is conspicuous from seaward.
The port is located in an open bay between the tip and the tip Barjak Kraljeve Skalice. It provides only limited shelter.

The bay is bordered by a wide range "Velika Plaza" which stretches for 13 km, the longest beach of the Adriatic.

We Can moor at the port, away from the Ferries by 4 m or anchor in the bay by 4 m.
Well sheltered from N and NE, bounded by NW winds. The port is open to the S and SE winds dangerous.

5/04/2011
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Jojo
Ulcinj est la ville la plus au S du Monténégro, à 8,5 M au NW de la frontière albanaise formée par la rivière Bojama (ou Lum Buene). Cette petite ville fortifiée, en forme d'amphitéâtre est remarquable de loin.
Le port est situé dans une baie ouverte entre la pointe Barjak et la pointe Kraljeve Skalice. Il n'offre qu'un abri limité.

La baie est bordée d'une grande plage "Velika Plaza" qui s'étend sur 13 km, c'est la plus longue plage de l'Adriatique.

On peut s'amarrer au port, à l'écart des Ferries, par 4 m ou mouiller dans la baie par 4 m.

Bon abri des vents du N et NE, limité par vents de NW. Le port est ouvert au S et dangereux par vents de SE.

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Localisation

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Sites around Ulcinj
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Uvala Valdanos

2.8nm
312°
This large deep bay, at 3 M NW of Ulcinj, is open to the NW. It is surrounded by wooded hills rising to 389 m NE. Basically there is a beach lined with evergreens.
The bay is a lighthouse on Rt Mendras, the tip S of the entrance.
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Luka Bar

11nm
332°
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Sutomorski Zaljev

14nm
331°
This wide bay is located 3 NM NW of Bar. Bordered by a sandy beach, is open to the S and SW. The village of Sutomore is at the bottom of the bay.
The bay is distinguished by its red cliffs S of village.
You can anchor in good time for the lunch, by 5 m.
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Tivaski Zaliv

38nm
321°
The middle bay of Boka Kotorska, is connected to Topaljski Zaliv by Kumborski Strait, a deep passage.
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Uvala Canj

16nm
327°
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Shengjin

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111°
Fishermen harbour
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Luka Petrovac Na Moru

20nm
325°
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We moored alongside the wharf outside because ...
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Sveti Stefan

24nm
325°
08 Mar 2010 19:01Comment: marceluisalonsomarceluisalonsoa nice place to stay
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We anchor E of the ...
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Uvala Zavala

26nm
324°
Anchoring for lunch at the W of Rt Zavala, N of Budvanska Zaljev.
We approach the bay, passing S O. Sv Nikola. On the W coast of the bay, a short chain of submerged rocks from the N of the island, connecting virtually it to the mainland.
We anchored in 8 m of water.
Good ...
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Marina Budva

26nm
322°
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Sazan

85nm
177°
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Durrës

38nm
162°
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