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 the ropes
10h45 - Hoisting sails (do participate, leave your sit, and make some exercise!)
12h30 - Ecstasy in Comporta marshy place! This is the most beautiful river place to be with Nature. Take a deep breathe and get a clear picture how important is to preserve the environment.
15h30 - Setubal Marina arrival

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Sapal do Sado Route

Sea-going from Fontainhas Marina taking 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. Baixo do Campanário (E)
6. Roman Ruins (I to IV) (S)
Giving port to buoy nº2 of Lisnave South Canal and changing course to East you can look Ponta do Verde on our starboard in Comporta channel direction. Once there, you can observe:
7. California Beach (S)
8. Mariner’s training harbour (S)
9. Soltroia River touristic complex (S)
10. Ponta de Pera (SE)

Finally you reach Comporta channel and become enraptured with the natural marshy places beauty, where, if you are lucky, you can observe natural wildlife.:

1. Pilritos
2. Garças
3. Corvo-marinho
4. Garrentos
5. Flamingos (occasionally)

For bird watching observation lovers, there is technical information available on board.
Return to Setubal by slightly different route, farther south along the beach.

* This route requires very special tide conditions for navigation in all extension. On the day chosen for the cruise, Troiacruze will let you know the best timetable.

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