Possible wildlife observation

Golfinhos, Cormorão ou Corvo-Marinho, Garças brancas, Garças cinzentas, Pilritos de peito preto, Garrentos, Pernilongo, Cegonhas brancas, Alfaiates, Flamingos.
Occasionally you can observe Garça vermelha, Garçote, Águia Sapeira, Camão, Borrelho grande de coleira, Milherango, Chilreta, Corujas do Nabal.
For bird watching observation lovers, there is technical information available on board.

Programme

10h30 – Take out ropes. Fontainhas Marina
10h45 – Hoisting sails
11h00 – Swimming in the ocean or next to a beach
14h00 – Free navigation or anchoring in a sheltered place.
16h00 – Setúbal Marina arrival.

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Arrábida Route

Sea-going from Fontainhas Marina taking SSE direction towards Ponta do Verde. Roughly in the middle of the river you can look at the following Conspicuous Points up to nº6:

1. Palmela Castle (VIII century) (cardinal point N)
2. S. Filipe Pousada (XVI ) (NW)
3. Albarquel Fort (XVII) (ONW)
4. Ponta do Adoxe (SW)
5. Baixo do Campanário (E)
6. Roman Ruins (I to IV) (S)
Giving port to buoy nº2 of Lisnave South Canal and changing course to west you can look S to Troia Peninsula. Facing N you can look:
7. Comenda Palace (XX) (NNW)
8. Outão Coastal Fort (XIII) (WNW)
9. Figueirinha, Galapos, Portinho da Arrábida beaches (N).
10. Arrábida Monastery (XVI) (N)
You are looking at Sebastião da Gama (our beloved poet) Mother Sierra refuge. Now, you did reached the highest ecstasy moment of the cruise. The landscape our Franciscan’s brothers have shared over the centuries, it is indeed beautiful and invites you to gather.
11. Arrábida Coastal Fort (XVII) (N)
12. Three Sisters (Arrábida Sierra)
13. Barbas do Cavalo Cape max.Longitude
14. Return to Setúbal taking River Sado Channel, giving starboard to 1 and 3 buoys, using our sails alone if possible.
15. Arrival to Fontainhas Marina.

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