Sailing Guide

Vinga

Vinga

Characteristics

Description

Vinga - The gateway to Westsweden
Information, slideshows and sounds from Vinga. (In Swedish). Select bilder to view the slideshows. More on this lighthouse on www.vinga.net/vi.htm


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Localisation

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Sites around Vinga
Flying distances - Direct line

Marstrand

15nm
358°
Small port.
29 Jul 11

Hamneskär

16nm
344°
The lighthouse at Pater Noster, situated at Hamneskär, has been in use since 1868 and was switch off 1977. The construction in cast iron is design by the famous Nils Gustaf von Heidenstam.
2 Aug 11

Nidingen

21nm
153°
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20 Apr 09

Anholt - DK

53nm
178°
Anholt LighthouseThe first lighthouse in Denmark was etablished in Skagen and Anholt in 1561. For many years there was a tilt beacon on Anholt eastern end, but in 1788 this was replaced by the brick lighthouse which stands there today was built under the leadership of Poul Løvenørn. ...
30 Sep 10

Ven island

29nm
223°
The Ven island is situated between Denmark and Sweeden in the Oresund sound.
28 Sep 10

Skagen - DK

31nm
281°
The Gray LighthouseSkagenIn 1857-58 Skagen new lighthouse was built by architect N.S. Nebelong little further out towards the branch than the white lighthouse. The 46 meter tall lighthouse ia built on a formidable foundation consisting of 429 meter long piles stk.16 is struck ...
22 Sep 10

Hunnebostrand

49nm
348°
Small port.
29 Jul 11

Hirsholm - DK

32nm
254°
Hirsholm
I 1886-87 opførtes det nuværende fyrtårn, som er 27 m. højt og bygget af granitsten fra Hirsholmene. Både det gamle og det nye fyrtårn er placeret på øens højeste punkt, det seks meter høje Ørnebjerg. Det gamle fyr er naturligvis ikke i drift mere, men eksisterer ...
23 Dec 10

Frederikshavn

35nm
250°
Port protected by a breakwater.
4 Aug 11

Fjallbacka

58nm
350°
Small port.
29 Jul 11

Hirtshals - DK

53nm
266°
Hirtshals Lighthouse1 January 1863 Hirtshals lighted beacon, which had taken the entire 2.5 years to build. Construction of the lighthouse was the culmination of a plan from 1854 when it was decided first to move the Skagen lighthouse and partly to build a new lighthouse at Hirtshals. ...
15 Dec 09

Stromstad

79nm
350°
Small port protected by a breakwater.
29 Jul 11
Local Area

Kattegat

The Kattegat  or Kattegatt  is the sea area bounded by the Jutland peninsula and the Straits islands of Denmark .The main islands of the Kattegat are Samsø, Læsø and Anholt, where the latter two, due to their dry summer climate, are referred to as the Danish desert belt. ...
25 Jul 11

NE Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's oceanic divisions; with a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometres (41.1 million square miles), it covers approximately one-fifth of the Earth's surface.
The Atlantic Ocean has irregular coasts indented by numerous ...
31 Jul 11
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