Capo Spartivento (Sardegna)

Capo Spartivento (Sardegna)

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Capo Spartivento (Sardegna)
2012-10-20
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Joëlle
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Spartivento cape is at about 5 km SW of Chia. The granite promontory is 66 m above sea level.

Passing the fort you should be wary of two shoals covered with 3.5 m and 11.5 m near the E.

E cape is the beautiful beach of Portu Simoni Gibudda, call cala Cipolla. W are the rocks called "i Padiglioni" and the "Isolotti Ferraglione".

2012/10/21
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Joëlle
Capo Spartivento se trouve à environ 5 Km au SW de Chia. Le promontoire de granit monte jusqu'à 66 m.

En contournant le fort il faut se méfier de deux hauts-fonds couverts de 3,5 m et 11,5 m à proximité dans l'E.

A l'E du cap se trouve la très belle plage de Portu Simoni Gibudda (appelée Cala Cipolla). A l'W se trouvent les rochers dits " i Padiglioni" et les "Isolotti Ferraglione".

2012/10/21
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Joëlle
Capo Spartivento si trova a circa 5 km SW da Chia. Il promontorio di granito si trova a 66 m s.l.m.

Passando il forte dovrebbe diffidare di due banchi coperti di 3,5 m e 11,5 m nei pressidella E.

Ad est del capo si trova la bellissima spiaggetta di Portu Simoni Gibudda, nota come Cala Cipolla. Ad ovest si trovano gli scogli detti "i Padiglioni" e gli "Isolotti Ferraglione".

2013/06/30
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Capo Spartivento (Sardegna)
Capo Spartivento viewed from the West.
2018-08-13
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Anonymous
Capo Spartivento (Sardegna)
Capo Spartivento. The lighthouse  was built in 1866. It consists of a building 19 meters high, above which stands the lighthouse, structure covered by a Faraday cage. The building was in poor condition, and was renovated in 2006.
2018-08-19
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Flying distances - Direct line

Golfo Malfatano (Teulada Sardegna)

1.7nm
303°
The small Malfatano gulf, appearance desert, ends at W Malfatano Cape.

Tuarredda islet, facing the beach, can be reached on foot from the latter by low tide.

Care must be taken to shallow areas that occupy a good half of the Gulf. Keep the left when entering the Gulf.
If ...
21 Oct 12
Joëlle

Cala Cipolla (Capo Spartivento Sardegna)

0.4nm
95°
Cala Cipolla is just S of Chia bay and before Spartivento cape.
An islet separated from the mainland by a narrow isthmus is an ideal base to anchor, even for the night.

It is well protected from the winds (NW and E) and offers good anchorage by 4/5 m.
21 Oct 12
Joëlle

Isolotti Padiglioni (Capo Spartivento Sardegna)

0.5nm
255°
The Padiglioni are 4 rocks of steep granit separated by channels where circulate occasionally strong currents.
Rocks provide shelter from the N winds and Sirocco, if they are not too strong.

It is a renowned diving site.
21 Oct 12
Joëlle

Cala Ferraglione (Teulada Sardegna)

0.8nm
290°
Ferraglione cove, W Spartivento cape, is protected by Ferraglione rocks.
Surrounded by rocks, it offers a quiet and wild anchorage by 3-8 m.
21 Oct 12
Joëlle