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Surf Contest in Ericeira coming up

March 21st and 22nd the Ericeira Surf Club will host the 3rd stage of the regional surf cuircuit, the "Allianz Ericeira Billabon 2015" and simultaneously the 1st stage of surf club circuit at the infamous reef break of the infamous Ribeira d'Ilhas, Ericeira. The contest will be held at good conditions with 1,5m wave and light wind forcasted. The categories in competition are under 12, under 14, under 16 and under 18 Male and sub 16 and sub 18 Female, as well as Open Male and Female. Participation in the Centre's Surf Circuit is limited to federated in FPS as Athletes and Athletes Practitioners Next stages of Regional Cirquit of Surf (center region) coming up: 21 e 22 de Março – Ericeira 9 e 10 de Maio - Nazaré More Info & Registration: FPS Website: http://old.surfingportugal.com/ or Email: esc.circuito@gmail.com for the category OPEN Male and Female (closes at March 20th, 12h).  
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Algarve Nature Week

From April 11 to 19 2015 the "Algarve Nature Week" is all about nature and various activities organized offer touching experiences on land, in the air or in the ocean. The program, next to others, consists of guided hiking tours, excursions to bird watching, donkey rides, horse back rides, and cycling tours in the uncomparable natural setting on the south coast of Portugal - the Algarve. Those who prefer the wet element and care for excitement and action can try their abilites surfing, with or or withour kite, but also explore the beauty of calm lakes and rivers with a canoe or even swim with dolphins! For those who rather like to enjoy the sea without getting wet, boats trips offer dolphin and whale watching expriences. No water but breathtaking views can be enjoyed going on a hot air ballon ride. Breathtaking perspectives guaranteed! There will also be an exhibition about the landscape and natural development of the Algarve at Ria Formosa Natural Park. Check out …
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Big Wave Surfing in Portugal

These days, sunny with a light fresh salty breeze blowing from the Atlantic, when the giants are sleeping, Praia do Norte, Nazaré, is a great place for sunbathing and surfing small fun waves all the way during summer. BUT if Neptun awakes from summer sleep and is waving his trident, summoning stormy season, you can wittness 20m high water mountains moving towards the coastline of Nazare, Portugal, apparently the spot producing the biggest ever ridden wave in the world. When the forecast is right, big wave surfers from all over the world, lead by Hawaiian big wave legend Garret McNamara, fly in and gather in the picturuesque little former fisher village Nazare. It is hard to believe what is happening on one of these days, unless you see it with your own eyes and feel the earth trembling, when one of those 20m water giants collapse.       McNamara discovered this portuguese big wave spot a couple of years ago and ever since this extraordin…
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