Yacht Charter in
Cape Verde

Sailing in Cape Verde

Tired of the Old Continent? Time to spread your horizons, and set sails towards the exotic Cape Verde islands! 460 miles off the West African coast in the Atlantic Ocean a true paradise is waiting for you.

These islands are divided into two groups - Northern group (windward islands) and Southern group (leeward islands). All islands are very diverse and perfect for island hopping. You can also see the traces of Portuguese colonial past in the islands’ culture, as well as their cuisine.

Yacht Rental in Cape Verde

Cape’s first marina, Marina Mindelo, located on the island of St. Vincet, is the cultural capital of the islands. Charter a yacht in Cape Verde and moor your catamaran in Marina Mindelo, explore its popular fish market, and enjoy Mindelo’s buzzing nightlife, with its numerous bars and music clubs. Hauntingly beautiful music and traditional singing in Creole (morna music) can be heard all across the island.

Another option is very hospitable Palmeria port in the northwestern part of the island of Sal, one of the most developed islands. There, you can truly relax on its long white sandy beaches and many resorts. For all water sports enthusiasts, Boa Vista is the island for you, offering some of the world’s best windsurfing.

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Best time to sail

November - March

Number of boat bases


Closest airports

Boa Vista, Fogo, Maio, Sal, Santiago, São Nicolau, São Vicente


Cape Verdean Escudo (CVE)

Languages spoken

Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole


The capital city of Praia, Santiago Island, Fogo Volcano, Fogo Island, Sal Island, Beaches of Boa Vista Island, Rock Formation Carbeirinho, Sao Nicolau Island

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