Puerto de Fornells, Menorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
General - Puerto de Fornells lies in the NW of the Cala de Fornells. The whole area is most attractive. Approach and entry are easy. A swell enters the harbour with gales from NW - N.
Position - 40º 04' N 4º 08.2' E
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Approach & Entrance - From the W Cabo Caballaria with its lighthouse is easily identified. Immediately to the E is the Bahia de Tirant and this is separated from Puerto de Fornells by one further promontory, Cabo Fornells. |To the E of the entrance lies the high La Mola promontory. Approach when the entrance lies due south. From the E round Cabo Pantinat and pass Punta Na Guiamassa and onto Punta d'es Murte. When this headland lies due S the entrance opens up. To enter approach on a S course. The small island of Isla Sargantana, in the middle of the cala, with two leading marks will be seen in the distance. Bring the marks in line and enter on 178.5ºT. Puerto de Fornells will be seen on the starboard side, pass between the two breakwater to enter
Berths - Stern to on the inner side of the eastern breakwater
Marina Contact ;
VHF Ch - 9
Maximum Length - m
Diesel & Petrol -
Chandlers - Not Known.
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Fishing Tackle - Not Known
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Other Facilities & Services - Slip, Slipway.
Shopping - Supermarket and shops in the town close to Puerto de Fornells can supply most provisions.
Eating Out - Several restaurants, cafes and bars in the town close to Puerto de Fornells.
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Train Service - Not known
Water Taxi - Not known
Ferry Service -Not known
Airport(s) - Not known
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Local Area - Good view from the tower at Cabo Fornells. Good sandy beaches to the E of the harbour
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