BigGame Open 2017 Marlins and Tunas

BigGame Open 2017 Marlins and Tunas

Azores – São Miguel Island / Ponta Delgada • September 8th – 13th 2017

EFSA Portugal will hold an open tournament and invites teams from EFSA sections to participate in it. The tournament will have three days of fishing, on September 9, 10 and 13, according to the detailed programme. The regulation will be the one that will be applied in the European Gaming Championship of EFSA in September of 2018, organized and realized by EFSA Portugal. Considering that the EFSA European Game Championship 2016 and 2017 were not held, we invite members of EFSAs who are lovers of coarse fishing will have in this tournament an opportunity to get to know the Azores and acquire the knowledge necessary for a great participation in the European Championships 2018 which will also be Held in the Azores.

The invitation is made, your presence will always be welcomed.


8th Friday of September

Arrival to Ponta Delgada

Accommodation at Hotel

15.30 – Captain meeting at Clube Naval Ponta Delgada

17.30 – Welcome cocktail

9th Saturday of September

All day event – Big Game Fishing competition

Cocktail Clube Naval Ponta Delgada

10th Sunday of September

All day event – Big Game Fishing competition

Cocktail Clube Naval Ponta Delgada

11th Monday of September

10.00 – Tourist Trip in S. Miguel

13.00 – Typical Lunch

19.00 – Dinner free

12th Tuesday of September

All day event – Big Game Fishing competition

Cocktail Clube Naval Ponta Delgada

13th Wednesday of September

09h00 – Tour to Furnas with visit to “ Lagoa do Fogo” Volcanic complex

12h30 – Visit the volcanic fumaroles and see when the cozido is dug out

13h00 – Typical lunch cozido in Terra Nostra Restaurant

– After Lunch visit the Terra Nostra Garden, beautiful setting and opportunity for swimming in volcanic heated water

– Visit the “Caldeiras” area, in the village of Furnas, with natural springs and other fumaroles

– On the way back to Ponta Delgada take the road along the North coast and stop to visit the Tea plantation of Gorreana

18h00 – Arrival to Ponta Delgada

19h30 – Transfer to the restaurant

20h00 – Farewell closing dinner and awards ceremony

23h30 – Return to Hotel

14th Thursday of September

Depart from Ponta Delgada


The cost of inscription is 300 € per team.

The cost of the rent of the boat is 3.000 €.

The deadline for registration is thirty (30) days before the start of the event.

If the registration is received before April 30th 2017, then a 15% of the deposit will be paid.

The cost of the Hotel room, for 6 nights is:-Single Room€ 500€ – Double Single 600€

Every extra night is:- Single 65€ – Double 75€


1 escort in Single room 65€

2 escorts in double room 75€

Payment will made in full.

Include six nights including breakfast, welcome cocktail, cocktail at the end of each day fishing, two days tour including lunch and prize award ceremony.

Payment is made to:

Account 1003 3591 0005

IBAN PT50 0160 0100 0033 5910 0056 2


The seat of the Tournament is located in Clube Naval de Ponta Delgada:

More inf and entry forms:

Carlos Palhinha e-mail:

Sporting greetings

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