Ilot de Capense

Ilot de Capense

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Localisation

Characteristics

Sand
North Cardinal
No fishing
Restricted

Description

The iset Capense (isula di Capezza in Corsican) is a small island (about 2 ha) bathed by the Mediterranean Sea and located on the village of Centuri in the Cap Corse, off the port.

The islet Capense was fortified in the same time of the harbor at the twelfth or thirteenth century. The chapel of Santa Maria Maddalena built on the islet in the Middle Ages is now in ruins. The islet was sold by the State in 1960 and was finally purchased by the Coastal Conservancy.

Attention at the northern islet, some shallow. Total ban on spearfishing and diving all forms of fishing.
2012/05/5
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L'îlot de Capense (en corse isula di Capezza) est une petite île (environ 2 ha) baignée par la mer Méditerranée et située sur la commune de Centuri dans le Cap Corse, au large du port.
L'îlot de Capense fut fortifié en même temps que le port vers les XIIe ou XIIIe siècle. La chapelle de Santa-Maria-Maddalena construite sur l'îlot au Moyen Âge est aujourd'hui en ruines. L'îlot fut mis en vente par l'État dès 1960 et fut finalement acheté par le Conservatoire du littoral.

Attention au nord de l'Îlot, quelques hauts fonds. Interdiction totale de chasse sous marine plongée et de toute forme de pêche.
2019/08/20
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Flying distances - Direct line

Cap Sagro - Bastia

14nm
155°
Capo Sagro is located at 11 NM. S Finocchiarola islands. He has a signal station and a semaphore rises N of it.
Mount Merizatodio, 778 m high, is 1.5 MN to W Cape and dominates the immediate area. The village of Erbalunga, situated 1.5 miles SSW of Capo Sagro, stands on the S ...
6 May 12
Jojo

Isola Capraia

21nm
77°
Capraia is one of the seven islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, on the road between Cape Corsica and Elba. It is an island of 335 inhabitants (the Capraiesi) of the Province of Livorno. It lies 64 km from Livorno, 37 km from Gorgona and 31 km from Corsica. Its area is 19 km2. It has ...
26 Feb 14
marchew

Baie de Centuri

0.1nm
76°
The approach of the bay and harbor of Centuri's easy. Avoid the north of the Isle of Capense on the right marked by a north cardinal.
The boats anchored between the Isle of capense and the port of Centuri by wind from the south or SW.

By NE wind we will anchor off the South ...
29 Oct 14

Marine de Morsiglia

0.3nm
113°
Morsiglia is a small town located on the west coast of Cap Corse few miles south of Centuri. While not being quite at sea, the town has a navy: Mute the beach with a diving and camping.
It has the distinction of hosting six square towers of Genoese period, ancient dwelling houses ...
5 May 12
Jojo

Port de Centuri

0.3nm
75°
Nice small harbour, used by yachts and fishing boats, fronts the village of Centuri and is protected by a mole for local fishering.

Feu marquant l'entrée du port.

shallow draft 0.3 m to 2 m in the harbor for boats under 10 m.
Town Hall Information: T / F: 04 95 35 ...
5 May 12
Jojo

Golfe de St Florent

16nm
188°
The Gulf of Saint Florent form a large body of water open to the North to NW winds, but sheltered by the mountains Libeccio of Balagne.
Strong wind blows from east sometimes jump off the mountain which is extended by the Cap Corse and a rise in the Gulf chop rather unpleasant.
The ...
6 May 12
Jojo