Club Nautico Portonovo

A brief historical outline

The Club Náutico de Portonovo founded the 15th of August 1992 on an assembly celebrated in the premises of the market of Portonovo, by forty people. That people was very keen on the nautical sports. In addition, they are very interested in fomenting their in the zone. This located in the pontevedresa locality of Portonovo.

The Club Nautico de Portonovo situated in the pontevedresa town of Portonovo, it belong to the town council of Sanxenxo. The first President was Mr. Juan Barreiro Pérez.

From the beginning was a society very close friend or become attached to Portonovo with the pretension to serve as encounter place of its inhabitants with the partners who arrive from outside united by a same passion: the sea.
The Náutico adopted like pennant the shield of  Portonovo: two oars  crossed  on a anchor head yellow and white with cross blue bottom.

At beggined with a service of small boat during the moths of summer but   the increase of partners and therefore of demand did precise extend to the twelve months of the   year.

The original aims of the Club are, among the others,  the promotion in their area of influence of nautical sports, very specially the sail, the fishing and the diving; that has with their  respective sport sections . The section of sail and diving are federate.

Now, the Club Nautico de Portonovo has 330 partners and their families, and 160 ships. Many people take care of the necessities of the club all the year. The Social seat this located in the street Muelle del Chasco, all the year stays open.

From 1993 a sail school tries to consolidate this sport between the children and young people. The náutico has a fleet of 13  boats: seven Optimist   four Cadet, one Raquero and two zodiacs.

Within the framework of the   yacht races of sail, the club has been organizing for six years , in the month  of  August the Race Trophy Hotel Galatea, of two days of duration  including in the  calendar of  Galician federation of  sail.

At the beginning of 2002, we are created the section of sub aquatic activities in witch give classes of recreational diving, equipped of a compressor Coltri MHC 16 standard and material to go diving.