What it’s about

Our Nazare Boatfestival 2016 Most important of course: it should be good fun for all of us! And: it’s gonna be more like a personal-experience-Festival than a commercial event. There’s many ideas we’ve got in mind, but we’ve also got to keep a bit of a surprise-element for you. One of our favorites is a […]

Yes, we’re doing it again!

Welcome to our new Website! This page is the new home for our Boatfestival in Nazare/Portugal. We’ve learned a lot from last summer’s Boatfestival here in Nazare, we’ve got plenty of ideas and room to play with. It’s still a long way and it’ll keep us all pretty busy. We hope to create an interesting […]

Voyagers, Visitors, Friends …

Any idea who will come to our Festival?   Guess you’ve asked yourself this question already. To be honest, we don’t know for certain yet and we are curious as well! With Sailingships the all deciding factor is the weather. We have invited sailors from all over the world, ships from many different countries, and […]

Joining Forces

There is big news today!   We all know that Landpeople and Seapeople are a very different species. Now what if people only seem to be Landpeople? Many centuries ago the people from Nazaré and surrounding villages were building the Portuguese Galleons which later discovered the world. Right here, in the Lagoa da Pederneira, a […]

Patience …

Languages, we’re working on it! We apologize for any inconveniences for the coming days: we’ve finally started with making this website multilingual, and it turned out to be much more difficult than we thought. Fortunately between sailors, you help each other. Out there on the ocean we are all the same. The winds and the […]

Sailing Portuguese waters

Or how to stay safe and happy Heard too many tough stories and warnings about the Portuguese west-coast and getting a bit nervous about sailing along this coast? Don’t, but you’ve got to treat it with respect! There’s a few simple rules that will help you to get it right, and once you understand the […]