Windsurfing, Kite Surfing, Sailing and other Nautical Sports
Sailing is one of the most pleasant activities you can do in Santa Catarina. Some of the best windsurfing and kite surfing destinations in Brazil are located in the state, such as the Lagoa da Conceição, in Florianópolis, and Ibiraquera Beach, in Imbituba. Other type of sailing are also practiced along the coast. The best places for or boating activities or excursions are in Babitonga Bay, Porto Belo Bay, the peninsula of Bombinhas, Governador Celso Ramos peninsula and two large bays on the island of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina. In addition to the capital, Joinville and Balneário Camboriú have the best nautical infrastructure, with yacht clubs, boat storage, boats for rent and courses.
Costa Verde e Mar
Tedesco Marina Garden Plaza
Houses 500 vessels, from 15 to 90 foot; hangars for wet and dry stays, tennis court, convenience store and three restaurants.
Av. Normando Tedesco, 1.350, Barra Sul.
Phone: (47) 3361-1420
By Dente Oficina e Marina de Jet Ski
Operates as a workshop and jet ski marina.
Rua 3.750, 300, Centro.
Phone: (47) 3366-3114 / (47) 3361-8608
Foz do Rio Piçarras
This is the most sought after point in the city by jet ski riders as it there is quick access to the sea via ramps that facilitate entering the water.
Iate Clube Piçarras
Av. Vereador João Figueiredo, 100, Centro.
Daily, 7 am to 7 pm.
Phone: (47) 3345-0519
Av. Vereador João Figueiredo, 760, Centro.
December to February, 6 am to 5pm. March to November, Tuesday to Friday and Sunday, 7 am to 5 pm; Saturday, 6 am to 4 pm.
Phone: (47) 3345-0338
Saco da Fazenda
An estuary with great natural beauty, with calm waters frequented by fishermen, navigators and fans of water sports.
Associação Náutica de Itajaí
Phone: (47) 9918-1618 / (47) 9146-2020
Cabeçudas Iate Clube
Rua Samuel Heusi Júnior, 217, Cabeçudas.
Monday to Friday, 9 am to midday, and 1 pm to 6 pm; Saturday, 9 am to 1 pm.
Phone: (47) 3348-7068
Bay of Porto Belo
With sheltered waters and moderate winds, it offers good conditions for sailing. There are operators that rent equipment and vessels.
Marina Porto do Rio
Rua Dona Augusta, 90, Centro.
Daily, 7 am to 8 pm.
Phone: (47) 3369-4000
Marina Porto Belo
Rua Manoel Felipe Silva, 673, Centro.
Daily, 8 am to 7 pm.
Phone: (47) 3369-4570.
Iate Clube Porto Belo
Rua Pedro Jacinto Dias, 281, Enseada Encantada.
Phone: (47) 3369-4333
Centro Náutico Porto Belo
Av. Governador Celso Ramos, 1.345, Centro.
Phone: (47) 3369-4361 / (47) 8453-8452.
Encantos do Sul
It is the largest of the town’s 7 lagoons, favorable for the practice of water sports. Much sought-after also for fishing, because it is the only saltwater lagoon of Balneário Rincão. There is camping on site.
Espaço para camping, área de lazer e restaurantes.
Rod. Jorge Fortulino, Km 7, Lagoa dos Esteves (a 12 km do Centro).
Phone: (48) 3467-0303.
Ibiraquera Lagoon and Beach
One of the best points for kitesurfing and windsurfing on waves in the country is Ibiraquera Beach. Ibiraquera Lagoon is recommended for the slalom modality. There are local operators which even rent equipment for stand-up paddle surfing.
Ibiraquera Kite Center
Phone: (48) 3354-0901/9945-3271
Escola Kite & Surf
Phone: (48) 3255-1251/9973-7439
Escola de Windsurf Porto Jerivá
SC-434, Km 13.
Phone: (48) 9977-4356.
Lagoa da Conceição
Redoubt of sailors of several modalities (wind, kite, laser), with good wind conditions and a superb view.
Beaches of Moçambique, Mole and Campeche
Agitated sea and good waves attract the enthusiasts of the wave modality (kitesurf and windsurf).
Ilha de Santa Catarina
All the coast of Florianópolis is navigable. It is possible to hire boats of different classes and sizes in the nautical clubs and garages of the city.
Phone: (48) 9962-3778
Phone: (48) 3232-2278
Iate Clube de Santa Catarina – Veleiros da Ilha
Phone: (48) 3225-7799
Nav’s Sailing School
Phone: (48) 9998-7442
Tourism South Wind
Fone: (48) 3284-8297 / 9982-2867
Phone: (48) 3225-1806 – Centro / (48) 3266-1810 – Canasvieiras
CAMINHO DOS PRÍNCIPES
Sailing, windsurf and jet ski can be practiced at Pontal do Norte, where the bay is formed.
Joinville Iate Clube (JIC) (Joinville Yacht Club)
It is the largest in the state, housing more than 200 boats in its 9 sheds. At the edge of the Lagoa do Saguaçu, the place is always open for sailors, with 2 waterfront warehouses for embarking and disembarking and 1 floating warehouse, besides having a restaurant open to the public. Rua Pref. Baltazar Buschle, 2.850, Espinheiros. Phone: (47) 3434-1744.
Joinville Golf e Country Club
It has an area for practicing water sports as sailing, canoeing and jet ski. It also has an official golf course and jockey club with a riding school, riding track and five bays, besides a polysports court. Exclusively for members, except in events open to the public.
Estrada da Ilha, 4.830, Distrito Industrial de Pirabeiraba.
Phone: (47) 3489-9620 / 3489-9630.
Marina das Garças
It has a gasoline supply post, communication via VHF radio and 24h security in person guarding more than 70 boats of up to 40 feet.
Phone: (47) 3467-3801
Represa Volta Grande (Volta Grande Dam)
15 km long, it is much used for fishing, Canoeing and jet ski. It headquarters the Fishing Gymkhana.