2016-06-01 Baia Repatarta, Capo Testa to Golfo delle Saline, Sardinia

We made a quick decision to depart Baia Reparata and put up with about 20 minutes of discomfort before having the wind and the waves behind us
We made a quick decision to depart Baia Reparata and put up with about 20 minutes of discomfort before having the wind and the waves behind us
The seas were very choppy and confused as we approached the western side of nearby popular port of St Theresa Gallura
The seas were very choppy and confused as we approached the western side of nearby popular port of St Theresa Gallura
Continuing on we we head towards Punta Marmorata
Continuing on we we head towards Punta Marmorata

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Once around Punta Marmorata we had the wind behind us and motoring conditions were much more comfortable
Once around Punta Marmorata we had the wind behind us and motoring conditions were much more comfortable
The sailing off Spargi Island is great on a windy day such as this!!
The sailing off Spargi Island is great on a windy day such as this!!
The day tripper boats are still out however with few aboard
The day tripper boats are still out however with few aboard
The lighthouse at Punta Sardegna
The lighthouse at Punta Sardegna
As we head for our destination we pass La Maddelena the main port on the beautiful Maddelena Islands
As we head for our destination we pass La Maddelena the main port on the beautiful Maddelena Islands

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The bear on the rock can hardly be missed as we approach Golfo di Arzachena
The bear on the rock can hardly be missed as we approach Golfo di Arzachena
This area of Sardinia has the most amazing rock formations which apparently have been formed into incredible shapes by the wind
This area of Sardinia has the most amazing rock formations which apparently have been formed into incredible shapes by the wind
The lighthouse on Capo d'Orso near the entrance to Golfo di Arzachena
The lighthouse on Capo d’Orso near the entrance to Golfo di Arzachena
We arrive in Saline Bay at the head of Golfo di Arzachena. There is a large, yet not unpleasant looking resort in the bay however not one guest can be seen apart from the beach attendant
We arrive in Saline Bay at the head of Golfo di Arzachena. There is a large, yet not unpleasant looking resort in the bay however not one guest can be seen apart from the beach attendant
Finally the sun appears for a moment in the afternoon which shows the lovely clear blue water of the bay
Finally the sun appears for a moment in the afternoon which shows the lovely clear blue water of the bay
We decided to overnight here before going into the marina  at Cannigione  further down in the gulf
We decided to overnight here before going into the marina at Cannigione further down in the large Golfo di Arzachena

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