Dorado - Lampuga
Our record, a 56 lbs bull dorado
Old fisherman and his fish
The true king of the Ocean
Wonderful, bright yellow on tuna finlets
A true Ocean runner! One of the fastest fish
Dorado - Lampuga
Multihued, wonderful dorados
Sailfish - Pesce Vela
A last stroke before releasing it
Welcome to Mindelo - Sao Vicente Island – Cabo Verde
The pleasure of living the Ocean...
The interpretation of the day... The choice of the equipment...
Hook up... Adrenaline... The Big Game starts!
|Where we are
Our location is in Sao Vicente Island (N 16.53,310 –W 24.59,523)
The new headquarters of the center is located at the SPORT FISHING CLUB, adjacent to the entrance of the great harbor in the picturesque bay of Mindelo. An easy walk from our proposed accommodations.
A new structure, a comfortable bar and a popular restaurant to relieve everyone before and after fishing trips.
Passport and visa: a valid passport is required, usually your travel agency will provide the mandatory visas
Vaccinations: not required
Time zone: minus one hour GMT
Telephone: the international prefix for calling Cabo Verde is 00238 + number
Currency: local currency is the Cabo Verde Escudo (ECV) corresponding more or less to 0,009 Euro
Credit card: credit card use is not yet widespread. In the bank offices and in some shops VISA and MASTERCARD cards are accepted.
Language: the official language is Portuguese, what it’s currently spoken is Criolo. Italian is widely used.
Climate: dry tropical climate, rains almost unheard of; medium temperature 26° C.
Clothing: light clothes in every season; something warmer and windproof for the evening.
Souvenir: music CD and cassettes, products in coconut, terracotta, wood; colourful batik fabrics and foodstuffs like S. Nicolàu tuna, the St. Antào Grogue and Ponche.
Social organization: independent republic, politically stable and without social discords.
Food: based above all on fish; typical dish is the CACHUPA, a soup with fish, maize, meat and vegetables.