The Protected Marine Area “Capo Carbonara” was established by the Ministry of the Environment and the Protection of the Territory and the Sea, with Ministerial Decree of 15 September 1998, then amended in 1999 and replaced in full by the Ministerial Decree of 7 February 2012 (Official Gazette No. 113 of May 16, 2012). The management of the Marine Protected Area is entrusted only to the Municipality of Villasimius.
(Ministerial Decree No. 60 of 7 February 2012 and Rules of Execution and Organization)
In B and C zones is permitted to navigate only in a dislocated position at speeds not exceeding 5 knots within 300 meters of the coast and at speeds not exceeding 10 knots within the sea band of 300 meters and 600 meters away from the coast.
Navigation, anchorage and mooring are prohibited in the areas designated as “A” full reserve.
In areas designated as “B”general reserve, “C”partial reserve and “D”experimental reserve it is allowed to anchor in the special structures set up by the operator or in the characteristic bodies of water characterized by sandy bottoms free from Posidonia oceanica, not forbidden for bathing purposes with determination of RAS n. 817 of 10-05-2013.
Throughout the . Free underwater fishing is prohibited.
In the “A” full reserve zone, professional and sport fishing is prohibited by any means exercised.
In the “B” general reserve area, sport fishing can only be practiced if authorized by the manager (Municipality of Villasimius) and reserved to residents in the municipality of Villasimius.
In the “C” partial reserve and “D” experimental reserve area, sport fishing can only be practiced if authorized by the owner (Municipality of Villasimius) and regulated on the basis of the requirements for the protection of the M.P.A., to persons treated as residents of the Municipality of Villasimius (see The requirements to obtaining authorization in the module section).
Throughout the marine protected area is forbidden: