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

10.30 – Take out ropes. Fontainhas Marina
10.45 – Hoisting sails
11.00 – Swimming in the ocean or next to a beach
14.00 – Free navigation or anchoring in a sheltered local
16.00 – Setúbal Marina arrival

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Costa da Galé Route

Sea-going from Fontainhas Marina taking SW direction towards Ponta do Adoxe. 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 direction 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 reached the highest ecstasy cruise moment. The landscape our Franciscan’s brothers have shared over the centuries, it is indeed beautiful and invites you to gather.
“Oh! Good Lord if I´m not in heaven, I am nearby” said the monastery Franciscan founder, when he first stepped on those lands.
11. Arrábida Coastal Fort (XVII) (N)
12. Return to Setúbal taking the old Sal Route, giving port to Troia Peninsula using our sails alone, if possible.
13. Arrival to Fontainhas Marina.

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