dos Reis is well known because of towns’ nice sailors and boats in
great number of sizes and shapes. Many regattas happen in the city with
and very festive ambience.
wind is better during wintertime or in the spring and fall. During
summertime the sea belongs to the motorboats always running fast and
making little waves.
east wind blows fast and is usually followed by good weather. The
southeast brings rain and heavy winds. One wind that can bother sailors
at night is the Northwest, hot, not cloudy but very strong. When the
northwest is blowing the better thing to do is wait at some place like
the “Saco do Céu” until it stops.
are a great number of Marinas
and Clubs offering services and nautical support. The whole area is
nice if you intend to spend the night over sea. The most well known
spots are Saco
do Céu and the Sítio Forte creek at Ilha Grande (Grande Island).
At the continent at the Ribeira bay there are very nice creeks like the Retiro
Beach and the Enseada