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 / 14h15 / 17h15 - Sea-going from Fontainhas Marina
10h30 / 14h30 / 17h30 - Take out ropes
10h45 / 14h45 / 17h45 - Hoisting Sails (do participate, leave your sit, and make some exercise!)
13h00 / 17h00 / 20h30 - Setúbal Marina arrival

HOURS AND PRICES

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Dolphins Route

Sea-going from Fontainhas Marina taking S direction to Troia, 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. Giving port to buoy nº2 João Farto Cardinal W with Troia Peninsula to our portside fixing our bow to Sado Natural Bar. Facing N direction you can look:
5. Albarquel Fort (XVII) (ONW)
6. Comenda Palace (XX) (NNW)
7. Outão Coastal Fort (XIII) (WNW)
8. Figueirinha, Galapos, Portinho da Arrábida beaches (N).
9. Taking South direction towards Costa da Galé according to wheather forecast.
10. N direction with Troia Peninsula at our starboard.
11. SE, W, NW going back up the Sado River
12. Baixo do Campanário (E)
13. Troia Roman Ruins (I to IV) (SE)
14. Return to Setúbal

* With favorable tide conditions we can use an alternative route taking Mark 5 EB to Troia peninsula until Soltroia.

This cruise will follow the most used route by Sado Estuary Dolphins resident’s community .
There is a high probability to meet them but you can´t forget these animals are free.

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