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

10h15 – Sea-going from Fontainhas Marina
10h30 – Take out ropes
10h45 - Hoisting Sails (do participate, leave your sit, and make some exercise!)
12h30 – Carrasqueira Creek
16h30 – Setubal Marina arrival

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Feitoria Fenícia Route

Sea-going from Fontainhas Marina taking S-SE 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. Roman Ruins (I to VI) (S)
6. Baixo do Campanário (E)
Giving port to buoy nº2 of Lisnave South Canal and changing course to East you can look Ponta do Verde on our starboard.
7. California Beach (S)
8. Mariner’s training harbour (S)
9. Soltroia River touristic complex (S)
10. Ponta de Pera (SE)
Finally you reach Sado - Marateca delta and become enraptured with the natural beauty, feeling that you stepped back 100 years.
11. Ilha do Cavalo NE direction, port side Herdade do Pinheiro
12. In Carrasqueira creek, the “Palafita” Village, 1.5 miles away.
13. Ponta de Rabo de Peixe BB and river shallow water to sail.
14. Taking E-SE direction and avoiding the shallow water which shows up at your port side (BB).
15. With the Abul mill by our midship (N), we leave the main channel and take N direction to Abul “palafita” quay. Once the water is very shallow, will be safe to leave quay immediately after high water.
16. Returning to Setúbal by sail recreating the old nautical knowledge.

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