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.

My Charter Listing

Madeira Sight Casting

20 reviews
Funchal
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trips from $591

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.85
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Half day trip
Half day trip
Three great days with Ricardo and Andrea!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
77%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Stig L.
Portugal
 5.00
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Full day with captain Ricardo and Andre

VERIFIED   April 11, 2019
A great day that started out with a double hookup of sizable reef donkeys continued in good spirits with a lot of laughs with...
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Tom V. E.
Halsteren, North Brabant
 5.00
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Morning trip with madeira sight casting

VERIFIED   September 19, 2018
I went fishing with madeira sight casting a couple of days ago, and had a great trip with these guys just some bad luck with...
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Ian W.
Portugal
 5.00
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Half day trip with Sergio and ricardo

VERIFIED   June 28, 2017
We had an excellent day fishing. The whole experience was better than we anticipated. Ricardo and Sergio were an incredible...
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Jens O.
Sommersted, 83
 4.67
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Full day with captain Sergio and he’s deckhand

VERIFIED   July 9, 2018
Went for a full day of fishing today and it was like going fishing with a couple of mate’s! Joking, laughing and telling...
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Mark B.
Funchal, Madeira
 4.67
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 15, 2019
Excellent experience for beginners or experienced anglers , great boat, great crew memorable day
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