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New Summer Rally from the Azores to Madeira and Back

By Sue Richards last modified Jul 01, 2010 07:35 PM

Published: 2010-07-01 19:35:28
Topics: Rallies
Countries: Azores , Madeira , Portugal

SUMMER RALLY 2010- Discover the Portuguese Atlantic Archipelagos

The NEW Rally Archipelagos is being hosted by Club Naval Ponta Delgada in partnership with Quinta do Lorde Marinas & Yacht Club.

It has been designed to give cruisers the opportunity to cruise from the Azores (the “Green Islands”) - to the Madeira Archipelago (the “Pearl of the Atlantic”) and back to the Azores, in company. The Rally will call at Ponta Delgada in São Miguel, Porto Santo Island, Madeira Island and also Santa Maria Island in the Azores, with a social programme in every port visited.

The departure date from Ponta Delgada, Azores is July 8th 2010. The fleet will then sail to Porto Santo Island, and depart from Porto Santo to Madeira on July 16th. The boats will stay at Madeira, Quinta do Lorde Marina, until July 20th and then depart for the Azores, Santa Maria and finish at Ponta Delgada. 1100 nautical miles in 17 days.

To date 7 entries have been confirmed departing from Ponta Delgada and an 8th departing from Madeira to the Azores.

For more information about the Rally contact:
Azores – Mrs Luna Ribeiro – lunaribeiro@sapo.pt, Tel: +351 919281920
Madeira – Mrs Catia Carvalho - marina@quintadolorde.pt, Tel: +351 965560274

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