The tradition of sailing is a traditions that has long roots in the Portuguese waters inherited from Spain before Portugal became a country, Portugal’s first navy reaches back to the early middle ages and its large fishing industry created traditional boats with own capacities and styles in the different coastal and internal water regions of Portugal.
In Troia, an electro technical engineer named João Barbas fed his passion for traditional Portuguese sail boats and the Portuguese sailing heritage by escaping the city to promote his passion.
He now successfully runs a company all about his conviction and love of the water and its heritage. Together with 4 associates and fully licensed skippers, within the conservation of the Portuguese maritime heritage, they recovered two Sal Galleons traditional sail boats, the Riquitum and Pego do Altar.
These boats are used on a daily basis for sailing events, dolphin watching, team building and regattas in the beautiful natural and protected Sado Estuary roughly 30KM from Lisbon.
The cruises usually are 3 to 5 hours and buffet can be included, but al options can be adjusted to customer needs. We also make more radical cruises such as “The Sunrise”, the “Sado Moonlight”, Barbecue on board or Team building regattas for groups of up to 82pax
The boats can be used for groups of 35 or 47 pax.
Price per person for the tour 30€ per person / buffet on board 15€ including water, refreshments and wine. (excluding beer)
Team building and customized group events on request.