Fundeado Porto Grande III

Cape Verde

In Cape Verde, summer is almost constant during the all year, which means you can sail 365 days a year.

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Some, consider Cape Verde as Europe’s Caribbean.  

One important advantage:  NO hurricanes

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In Cape Verde there is ALWAYS:
  • Enough wind to sail (Alwaysailing)
  • Both, calm or rough seas (West or East coasts)
  • Good anchorages
  • Perfect climate all year around (moderate temperature, mostly sunny, no rain)
  • Unpolluted, warm sea water
  • Abundant sea life
  • Welcoming native population
  • Party atmosphere
  • Political stability and social peace

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Cape Verde, and the island of Sal, in particular, is one of the top places in the world to spend holidays, any time of the year.

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Santa Maria is located in the bay of Santa Maria, South of Sal island, where you find beautiful white sand beaches, all nautical sports, land excursions, 5 star hotels, good restaurants, and an intense night life, filled with music and dance.

The island of Sal is becoming an important touristic destination. Many hotels:  1 Hilton (with the first casino of Cape Verde) 5 Melià resorts, 2 RIU resorts, etc. 

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Cape Verde is located in the Trade Winds’ Atlantic zone, which means, wind blows always from Northeast, throughout the all year, but with different intensities.  In summer, the average speed is 11 knots.  In winter, the average speed is 15 knots.  Trade winds never go over 24 knots.

At ALWAYSAILING, we postpone sailing trips when winds reach 22 knots, once our goal is to offer the most comfortable and pleasurable sailing experience.

The best months to visit Cape Verde are:  June, July, August, September, October and November.  Softer winds, warmer sea water, and clear atmosphere (deep blue skies and good visibility)

The rainy season is in  August and September.  But some years, the “rainy season” is one day only!

Fundeado Porto Grande II




Operating 7 days a week.
From 10am to 5pm  (approximately, 7 hours trip)

  • Hotel pick-ups around 9:30am
  • Departure from Santa Maria pier (usually) 
  • Sailing along the West or/and East coast of Sal island (according to sea conditions)
  • Anchoring, swimming, snorkeling, fishing and full lunch 

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At ALWAYSAILING, we guarantee the best quality/price equation.

Prices include:
  1. Hotel pick-ups (in Santa Maria zone)
  2. Chartering of the boat
  3. Professional crew (captain, sailors and hostess)
  4. Snacks & drinks (peanuts, canapés, open bar, long drinks, spirits, coffee, tea, and Champagne toast)
  5. Full gourmet lunch (Filet Mignon, boiled potatoes and carrots, salad, dessert, etc)
  6. Swimming & snorkeling (equipment included)
  7. Fishing  (equipment included)
  8. Fuel, water, energy (12/220V), Wifi
  9. Insurance and taxes

FULL DAYS:  adults 99€, children (from 0 to 12) 75€ 

Maximum number of guests 14, minimum 4


2 guests 700€;  4 guests 800€;  6 guests 900€;  8 guests 1,000€;      10 guests 1,100€;  12 guests 1,200€

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50% deposit with reservations
50% before embarking

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Please, contact us directly as soon as you arrive to Sal, in order to confirm the booking and formalize your reservation.  

We advise you to book for the first days of your holidays, to make sure you don’t miss the sailing trip, in case of bad weather or overbooking.

I.  ALWAYSAILING contact points:

A)  Our selling desk “MEETING POINT”, half way along the pier of Santa Maria (open every day of the week, from 8:30am to 6pm)

B)  Our office in Santa Maria, “Villa ao Mar” Apartments, shop 3  (open Monday to Saturday, from 8:30am to 9:30am)

When closed, please call +(238) 999 3898 or +(238) 956 4420  (Whastapp for both numbers)

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II.  BANK transfer to:

Beneficiary:  ALWAYSAILING – Marítimo Turísticas, Lda.
Bank of beneficiary:  BCA – Banco Comercial do Atlântico
Account:  IBAN CV64000300008440891610176

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Contact Mel by email: 

or  +(238) 999 38 98,  also Whatsapp


  • CAPTAIN:  Eugene                    Tel. +(238) 956 44 20 also Whastapp
  • SAILORS:  Edson, Fred, Ben 
  • HOSTESS:  Mel, Pearl
  • SALES:  Nas, Alina
  • BOOKINGS:  Mel                        

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ALWAYSAILING – Marítimo Turísticas, Lda.
NIF: 268 123 101

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Fundeado Porto Grande I

White Time

Fundeado Cascais

White Time is a Grand Soleil 52, from the famous Italian shipyard Cantieri del Pardo (same as the Swan 53, built by Nautor).  Definitely, one of the best sailing yachts ever built.  A true ocean racing yacht, that is, a vessel made to race around the world in complete safety (strong, fast, comfortable and fully equipped) 

White Time

Length  16.60m
Beam  4.75m
Draught  3.20m
Displacement  22 Tones
Engine  Volvo Penta TMD 31A – 100HP

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Marina de Troia B

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Interior accommodatsion:  large saloon, kitchen, 3 double cabins + separate crew quarters, 2 bathrooms

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Amenities:  hot shower, fridge, freezer, hoven, microwave, barbecue, 220volts, 12volts, TV, Internet, Hi-Fi, air conditioning

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Equipment:  all safety equipments, liferaft, 8KW generator, eolic generator, desalinator, dinghy with outboard

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Electronics:  radar, plotter, 3 x VHF, 4 x GPS, 2 x autopilots, navigation instruments (wind speed and direction, boat speed, echo sounder, etc…)