Captain
Ricardo Gavina

Member since September 2016 Funchal, Portugal
Background
Captains Ricardo Gavina and Sergio André are the owners and operators of Madeira Sight Casting. Their grandparents and fathers were anglers before them and now they carrie on the family tradition by introducing other people to the fantastic fishing Madeira has to offer. The entire crew loves fishing so much that they often stay out past the end of shorter trips because they want to keep fishing. If you're looking for a fun, dedicated team of true fishing enthusiasts, you've come to the right place.
Techniques
Saltwater fly fishing for Billfish, Tunas, Mahi Mahi, Jacks, Bluefish, Wahoo etc. Spinning with stick baits and poppers for Tunas, Jacks, Wahoo, Barracudas, Bluefish etc. Bottom fishing and jigging for Amberjack, Snappers, Groupers, Triggerfish, etc. Trolling. Everything.

Hey, I'm Captain Ricardo Gavina

Funchal, Portugal
Background
Captains Ricardo Gavina and Sergio André are the owners and operators of Madeira Sight Casting. Their grandparents and fathers were anglers before them and now they carrie on the family tradition by introducing other people to the fantastic fishing Madeira has to offer. The entire crew loves fishing so much that they often stay out past the end of shorter trips because they want to keep fishing. If you're looking for a fun, dedicated team of true fishing enthusiasts, you've come to the right place.
Techniques
Saltwater fly fishing for Billfish, Tunas, Mahi Mahi, Jacks, Bluefish, Wahoo etc. Spinning with stick baits and poppers for Tunas, Jacks, Wahoo, Barracudas, Bluefish etc. Bottom fishing and jigging for Amberjack, Snappers, Groupers, Triggerfish, etc. Trolling. Everything.
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My Charter Listings

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(43 reviews)
Funchal
 Last booking: 6 days ago
trips from $527
Excellent
4.8 / 5
(4 reviews)
Funchal
trips from $527

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 47 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Half day with Ricardo and Sergio
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
78%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
73%
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Neagu A.
Câmara De Lobos, Portugal
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day with Ricardo and Sergio

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip AM on August 10, 2023
Amazing charter and team. I would like to mention that this is not my first salt fishing experience, it is however the first...
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Mike G.
Rostock, Germany
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half Day Trip with results over my expectations

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip AM on October 7, 2022
I‘am a fisherman for more than 30 years now and i can say from the bottom of my heart that you can’t wish for more. It...
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Thomas H.
Vienna, Austria
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half Day with Ricardo & Sergio

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip AM on July 22, 2023
Great 1/2 day with professional and friendly Team, Ricardo & Sergio are very friendly and they know the best spots around...
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Andrew D.
Lisbon, Portugal
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Am excellent experience

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 12, 2023
Fine fsy fishing with Ricardo and Sergio who madee very welcome and helped me catch two snappers Ricardo shares my interest...
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Piotr K.
Warsaw, Poland
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip AM on June 22, 2023
It was was a very important fishing trip (because of my daugther). The weather was difficult but Ricardo and Sergio did their...
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