Excursión de un día en velero en las Rías Baixas

Sailing Trip to Salvora Island on Private Sailboat



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Isla Salvora en Velero

Sail Trip to Salvora Island on Private Yacht


When? In Summer, any day of the week, from July to September.

Where? from Vilagarcia, Pobra do Caraminal or Ribeira.

Schedule? from 11:30 until 19:30.

Included? Permits of Navigations and Anchoring in the National Park

How Much? 650 euros Private Sailboat.

Maximum Group? 8 people

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One day Sailing Trip to Salvora Island


The destination of this one-day sailing excursion is the island of Sálvora , which is part of the National Park of the Atlantic Islands of Galicia. The Sálvora archipelago is made up, in addition to the main island that gives it its name, a string of smaller islands such as Noro, Vionta , Herbosa or Sagres , and a good number of islets with names as varied as Home de Sagres, or Falcoeiro, As Moas, or As Quixadas. On this one-day excursion day sailing we can navigate through the narrow passages that open between the islands and that in good weather represent a considerable shortcut to enter or leave the estuary of Arousa, as well as a challenge to piloting skills: the Paso del Carreiro, the Paso de Sagres or the Paso Interior de Sálvora are good examples.

From A Pobra do Caramiñal there is an approximate distance of about 10 nautical miles, and if we set sail from Vilagarcía we would have to add others 5 miles. Therefore, it is a day in which we will be able to navigate practically the entire Arousa estuary to reach the archipelago that is located at the wedding of the estuary.

On the island of Sálvora we anchored at Almacén beach , where in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries there was salting of fish and later a tuna fishery. The sculpture on a rock in the middle of the bay of the " Sirena de los Mariño ", a family that owned the island in the past, is striking. The Warehouse building was converted by the family of the Marqués de Revilla, the last owners of the island before it became part of the natural heritage of the Xunta de Galicia, in a summer country house, and the old island tavern in the chapel of the country house.

What to do once anchored in our sailboat on the island of Sálvora ? Difficult answer: maybe sunbathing on deck and taking a refreshing swim? Maybe go down to the beach with the boat's dinghy? Maybe take a walk around the island? And why not everything? It's your day.

Our advice is that you bring your own picnic: some fruit, omelettes or sandwiches. Our sailboat has a fridge, as well as a kitchen in case you also want to heat something. There is no bar or restaurants open to the public on the island .

At dusk we return to the port of origin to disembark around 7:00 p.m. with the pleasure of having sailed the Ría de Arousa and the Sálvora archipelago in this unforgettable One Day Sailing Excursion to the Island of Sálvora

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Notes to be kept in mind in this Sailing Day Trip


Included in "Sail Trip to Salvora Island on Private Yacht":

-Navigation on our Sailboat Beneteau Oceanis 423 Clipper 42 foot long, according to the programme.

-Fuel.

-Mooring Fees in Base Port.

-Permits to Navigation and Anchoring in the National Park.

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Schedule:

From 11:00 until 19:00.


Maximum Group:

The length of our sailboat is 13 meters. Due to its size and displacement (capacity) it is enabled to sail with 12 people on board. However, we have always thought that less is more, and therefore, for greater comfort and safety for everyone on the boat, in this sailing experience we limit the groups to a maximum of 8 people.


Personal Equipment:

-It is essential to use nautical type footwear or white or very light rubber soles (sports shoes with white or light rubber soles are also valid). Footwear with black sole or rubber cannot be used on the boat. And of course, the heels neither.

-Bring clothes according to the weather forecast for the day of the Sailing Trip. Keep in mind, that for better or for worse, at sea is always cooler than on land.


Additional Important Information:

Please, for more information, consult the LIFE ON BOARD section in the menu of our website, where you will find many answers to your most common questions.


* In rentals of less than 24 hours, in which you do not spend the night on the boat, the use of the cabins is not allowed.