Accessing Notices to Mariners

Portuguese Notices to Mariners How we use them! As part of the Lagos Navigators’ aim to help visiting yachtsmen get the most from their visit, we publicise extracts from the Notices to Mariners, produced by the Portuguese Authorities. We use our discretion in selecting items which are relevant to cruising along the Algarve.  For instance, changes […]

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Lagos Area

Introduction To Lagos - Cruising Information Cape St Vincent is well known to all cruising yachtsmen and it is, of course, the most south-westerly point of mainland Europe.  Some 20 miles to the east of the headland, LAGOS is the first secure harbour after the Cape and it makes a perfect stopover, either for a short-term […]

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Anchorages

Anchorages Sagres to Lagos First, there are 3 “on-passage-refuges” east of Cape St Vincent and off Sagres, but there is no real scope for landing at any of them. Then, at Baleira, just past Sagres, there is a small port with piers reserved for fishing boats.  There is room to anchor to the east of […]

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Marinas

Lagos Marina de Lagos is the first marina encountered after rounding Cape St. Vincent. It is a safe and secure location, free from swell, and lies up-river of the fishing-harbour. The  marina has the full range of services and shore facilities and it has the convenience of a bustling town right on the door-step - with the railway […]

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Entry Procedures

Documentation Required For all yachts arriving in Lagos, passports (ID cards or Residence Permits for locals) of all crew are required, as well as the yacht’s registration and insurance documents. Visas may be required for non-EU citizens entering Portugal; please check with your own embassy or consulate. Customs and Immigration These authorities have offices located […]

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