All Sailing in Alqueva

All Sailing in Alqueva

Promoter: Câmara Municipal de Moura


No partners.

EEA Grants: 21.250,00€

Total Amount: 25.000,00€

Grace Code: PT-INNOVATION-0030



Through the development of nautical activities and awareness-raising, Todos à Vela no Alqueva project aims to promote citizen awareness, especially in the school community, for the main problems facing the Ocean, stimulating changes in the behavior, especially among younger generations and the development of skills suited to the challenges of the blue growth paradigm.

Thus, the project´s main objectives are i)Promote Ocean literacy among children and young people from schools in the municipality of Moura, and the population in general, encouraging them to take more informed and responsible attitudes towards aquatic environments and their resources; ii) Provide the learning of nautical knowledge in an extracurricular context that stimulate new generations opinions and the increase their awareness for the sustainable use of the Ocean, Rivers, Lakes and Reservoirs.


Project activities include:

  • Organization of a meeting of Sailing Schools, in Lake Alqueva, which contributes to the dissemination of the sport among local youth and promotes knowledge of the natural conditions of this lake.
  • Conducting sailing baptisms for students from the Moura municipality schools to provide them with a first nautical experience.
  • Execution of sailing laboratories - introduction to the aquatic environment, to train teachers in promoting nautical activities and in mobilizing behavior change regarding the importance of the Ocean.
  • Organization of nautical sports workshops, in sport modalities such as sailing, rowing, canoeing or stand-up paddle, for children and young people.
  • Promotion of an awareness-raising campaign on the theme of Ocean Literacy, which includes participation in fairs, workshops and the design and edition of publications.