Catarina Alves
Tours Manager

Her degree in Marine Biology and Fisheries and a pos-graduation in Human Ecology give her a great sensibility when arrange and develop the programmes and tours with our customers. She is also responsible for the contacts and bookings with the travel agencies from the entire world. Since a child Catarina love the sea, learning to swim in the beautiful Desertas Islands. She is always ready with a beautiful smile to help you choose the best trip.

Luís Dias
Manager, Main Skeeper and pelagic tours leader

Luis has an Ocean Skipper Certificate and will guide you through the Atlantic waters around Madeira Island. His academic formation in Marine Biology and Fisheries together with is experience in several research projects in marine birds ecology and cetaceans conservation on Atlantic islands (Azores, Madeira, Cape Verde) allow him to lead pelagic tours with all knowledge. Luis has a great enthusiasm by all of the marine activities being also a dive master and a known nature and underwater photographer.

Jorge Alves
Substitute Skipper

With a Coastal Skipper Certificate Jorge has a great and close relation with the sea. Born in a madeiran fishermen's village, Caniçal, since childhood he is an enthusiast by the maritime themes. As captain of a sailing boat, that he owned, he sailed around Madeira Archipelago several times. He is one of the most experienced sailors in Madeira Island and he has many stories to tell you during our

Filipe Alves
Consultor and Organizer

He is a Marine Biologist with master in Ecology and has large experience developing pleasant seawatching and sailing programmes for you. With an Ocean Skipper Certificate and a Dive Rescue Certificate is well known of the Madeira waters. You can find him many times in the sea…

Zofia Halicka
Main Sailor

With a Local Skipper Certificate she is experienced in sailing. Since a child loves the sea and her formation in Marine Biology is one of the reasons of her life. She will receive you with a great sympathy on Ventura do Mar & on Tiger.

Marco Gamelas
Main Sailor

A Costal Skipper Certificate together with the experience won during the time that own a sailing boat gives all the knowledge necessary to guide you in nice sailing tours. Marco knows well the madeiran shore line and can provide you an excellent service onboard Ventura do Mar & Tiger.

Geert de Maesschalck
Sales Responsible

Geert will receive you with great kindness and will give you all the information indispensable for the tours and friendly respond to your all questions. He has already traveled around the world, so with sympathy, he can speak in Portuguese, English, French, German, and Spanish.

Luís Gonçalves
Canyoning Instructor & Guide Leader

Luís Goncçalves has large experience in outdoor and mountain activities, including several ascensions on famous mountains and peaks. With superior education in Marine Biology you may found him also in some sea tours. He has many formation and training hours in Canyoning and  is able to guide you securely in this activity through the beautiful small rivers in Madeira Laurel Forest and the enjoyable mountain treks presents in Madeira Island. He is a ICOpro Instrutctor and coordinator of the ICOpro Test Center in Portugal - VENTURA | Nature emotions.


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