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   SPANISH   The European Sailing Fraternity will celebrate its Investiture Event and other activites in Porto next 17th to 20th of September. The city of Porto and its Douro River will be the chosen city for the annual event of incorporation of new members. The main activities are: • Investiture of new members in […]
The European Sailing Fraternity presents its activities program of Investiture of Porto. 2015. EN

Abr 28, 2015




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Río Douro. Porto

The European Sailing Fraternity will celebrate its Investiture Event and other activites in Porto next 17th to 20th of September.

The city of Porto and its Douro River will be the chosen city for the annual event of incorporation of new members.

The main activities are:

Investiture of new members in the Noble Hall of the City of Porto.
Fraternization travel. Route along the Douro River (Wine Region and International Heritage of UNESCO) will be made by bus, boat and train. It will include visits to wineries  like Caves da Quinta do Vallado..
• Quarterly Meeting Table of the Brotherhood.
General Council (Assembly).


casa do ribeirinho jardin

Restaurante Casa Ribeirinho

The detailed program is as follows:


Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Fraternity

Reception of the participants at the Sheraton Hotel and distribution of Documentation

Accommodation in different hotels


Fraternization trip. Cruise on the Douro (World Heritage Site of UNESCO). Limited seats 95. Registration required sending mail to and copying

Porto – Régua (Quinta do Vallado) Bus 08.30-10.00 h
Visita a la Quinta do Vallado. 10.00 – 11.00 h
Quinta do Vallado – Exclusa de Bagaúste Bus 11.00-11.15 h
Exclusa de Bagúste – Vesúvio o Ferradosa Boat 11.30-17.00 h
Vesúvio o Ferradosa – Régua Train 17.35-18.48 h
Régua a Porto (Hoteles) Bus 19.00-20.30 h


Reception of participants who arrive on 18 in the Sheraton hotel.                           15:00

Pick up at hotels to go to Casa do Roseiral (Crystal Palace) – Bus                          21.15-21.30 h

Welcome cocktail                                                                                                      21.30-23.30 h



Bus pichups of participants in Hotels. Tour in Porto City Bus                           h

Mass at the Church of Massarelos in memory of the deceased Cofrades                11.00-12.00 h

Folklore in the Atrium of the Church of Massarelos                                                   12.00-12.30 h

Massarelos to Casa do Ribeirinho (Matosinhos). Bus                                               12.30-13.00 h

Lunch at Casa do Ribeirinho (restaurant)                                                                  13.00-15.00 h

Casa do Ribeirinho Museum of Discovery. Bus.                                                       15.00-15.30 h

Afternoon free for not participats in General Council/ Museum of Discovery            15.30-19.45 h

General Council of the CEV. Members.                                                                     17.00-19.00 h

Hotel pickups by bus to the Portuense Club. Bus                                                     19: 45-20.15 h

Official dinner at Club Portuense and Annual ESF Award                                         20.30-23.30 h

Back to Hotel Club Portuense. Bus.                                                                           23.30-24.00 h



Concentration in the selected hotels to go to the City Hall. Bus.                               09.50-10.30 h

Investiture Ceremony of New Members.                                                                   11.00-12.30 h

Reception by the President of the Municipality of Porto. Farewell cocktail               12.30-14.00 h

Return to hotels. Bus.                                                                                               14.00-14.30 h





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Recommended and selected accommodation that will have a pick up bus service of the organization.

Booking and payment directly with the accommodation. Indicate. “Participants Encontro no Encontro da CEV”



Hotel Sheraton  5*                                                        Prices:Luxury single  €125,00

Rua Tenente Valadim, 146                                            Luxury double   €140,00

4100 – 476  Porto                                                           Breakfast included

lef. 00.351. 22 040 4128/4121

e-mail   «»             Dead line: not / limit

contact: Mariana Tenreiro


Hotel Bessa 4*                                                             Prices: Single €72,00

Rua Dr. Marques de Carvalho, 111                              Double €82,00

4199 – 125 Porto                                                          Breakfast included

telef. 00.351, 22 6050 000
e.mail  «                      Dead line: 14 of Augu

Contact : Renata Portela  «


Hotel Ipanema Park 5*                                               Prices Single confort  €75,00

Rua de Serralves, 124                                                Double confort  €85,00

4150 – 702  Porto

telef. 00.351. 22 5322 121                                         Single executive  €80,00

e.mail                         Double executive   €90,00

link  http//

contact: Carina Dantas                                            Dead line: 8 of May


Hotel Crown Plaza 5*                                                Prices Single €130,00

Avenida da Boavista, 1466                                         Double  €145,00

4100 – 454    Porto                                                      Extra p/ superior €15,00

telef. 00.351. 22 6003 214

e.mail  «

contact: Cândida Baldaia



atrio camara municipal porto

Edifico municipio Porto.

Boobking, inscription and expenses,  .

The reservation of hotels will be directly by participats in the chosen hotel . It will be a pick up bus servicie only at sected hotels.

Shortly they will provide a registration form in which will be indicated all the activities to participate, their costs and payment. The trip down the river Douro  is limited to 95 people. Booking will be by order of registration.

The organization and sponsors will pay the cost of welcome and farewell cocktails.

The remaining costs will be pay by the participants. Payments may be made at the Hotel Sheraton in the Reception of participants,  with the delivery of documentation on the 17th for those who join that day. The remaining participants can make payment on 18 in the same circumstances (Hotel Sheraton)




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