Navigators VHF Net

Date: 18th September at 9:19 am
By: andrew.susan.andromeda

The Lagos Navigators VHF Net is set to resume it’s twice weekly broadcasts on Monday, the 2nd of October at 9:30am, on Channel 09.

Its purpose is to provide an update on activities and events around the Marina, share information about items for sale or wanted, put folks in touch who need assistance with those that may be able to help, or are looking for hard to find items for their boats, provide a forum to ask questions, and to encourage dialogue between the community over the winter season.

All are most welcome to contribute to, participate in, and indeed run a Net – we would love to hear from you all. If you have some ideas for activities, the cruisers would like to hear from you. Please ask one of the Net controllers for any additional information you may need.

Channel 09, 9:30am, Mondays and Fridays from the 2nd of October, through to May 2018.

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Airport Taxi Transfer Services

There have been a number of recent additions to companies providing airport transfer services from Lagos to Faro.

The list has been updated and the full list can be found here.

Potential crew living in Lagos

Date: 20th July at 2:03 pm
By: peter.athena

Met a local chap today who is interested in sailing.
60 year old retired engineer.
Married, lives with his wife in Lagos.
Done Day Skipper and holds ICC.
Did one long passage from Gosport to Barcelona last year.
I’m often on my own so I’ve kept his details, but if anyone else wanted an extra pair of hands, I’d be happy to pass them on.
Peter on Athena E19

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RYA First Aid Course

Date: 17th June at 3:07 pm
By: julia.annecy

Hi

We are running this one day course on Friday 23rd June and have places available. This course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on longer passages.

In a medical emergency, a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.

The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE.

The subjects specific to boating include:

  • the recovery position in a confined space
  • CPR, including the drowning protocol
  • cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
  • seasickness and dehydration
  • medical assistance or advice by VHF
  • helicopter rescue

Let me know if this is of interest and you would like more information. As always discount is available for navigators! Email jules at rusailing.com

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Bar at Lagos channel entrance

Date: 13th June at 6:06 pm
By: andrew.susan.andromeda

Following many strong winds and swell from the SE over the winter and spring, depths at the entrance to the channel leading to the Lagos Marina, the Fishing harbour and the Sopromar boat yard may vary from those on current charts.

Currently 1.5 metres may be found at Low Water (non-spring) in calm conditions some 50-100 metres to the south of the moles.

It is suggested that yachts with draughts above 1.5 metres leave/arrive at least on a quarter/half tide and avoid a low water departure/entrance for the time being.

Please take care extra if a swell from the south is running.

Lagos Navigators.

 

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Music Night-19th May-Last one for now…

Date: 6th May at 4:42 pm
By: andrew.susan.andromeda

Friday 19th May marks the last Music Night for this season, though it is hoped to resume the evenings later this year.

Please do come along if you like to sing, play an instrument or dance the light fandango!

Amazing songs, amazing singers and amazing dancing!!!

7-7:30pm in the Marina Hotel Bar.

All most welcome.

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Rally – Lagos to Madeira – Sept 2017

Date: 5th May at 2:54 pm
By: andrew.susan.andromeda

Rally – Lagos to Madeira – Sept 2017

If anyone is interested in participating in a rally from Lagos to Madeira (and back) in September please call or e-mail Paul Kent.

The intent is to leave soon after the Bluewater Regatta (8th-10th September) and spend a few days in Madeira and Porto Santo, after which yachts may wish to continue to the Canaries or head back to Lagos, perhaps taking in the Azores en-route.

Exact details are to be finalised, but if interested please let Paul know.

Paul – e-mail;  paulkent.aircon@hotmail.com     Tel:  +351 917 230 727

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MONTE DA CASTELEJA TOUR & WINE TASTING

Date: 5th May at 12:31 pm
By: andrew.susan.andromeda

‘9 MONTHS, 9 EVENTS’

 

MONTE DA CASTELEJA TOUR & WINE TASTING

 

We inform all Marina de Lagos’ guests that a visit to Monte da Casteleja, a local wine producer, will take place on the 23rd May 2017. The visit includes a tour of the vineyard, cellar, and tasting of locally produced wines.

 

Participants are requested to register at the Reception office until 19/05/17, with a limit of 16 people. The price for the visit, including transportation, is EUR 12,50 , payable upon registration.

Meeting point at 14:30 p.m. at the Marina de Lagos Reception.

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Form T2L (C88) EU VAT/EVA Declaration

Date: 14th April at 10:59 pm
By: chip.toujours

Many will be aware that Portuguese Customs (Faro) have placed liens on some vessels in Lagos and given them 30 days to produce a Form T2L.

The latest details on this on going saga are at http://lagosnavigators.freeforums.org/viewtopic.php?t=1843&f=24.

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Music Night – Friday, 7:00pm, 14th April

Date: 10th April at 10:46 am
By: andrew.susan.andromeda

Music Night at the Marina Hotel Bar, from 7:00pm onwards.

All most welcome and if you have a favourite song, please do let us know.

 

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