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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John A.
Funchal, 30
 5.00
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Fishing with Ricardo

VERIFIED   August 21, 2018
Very good fishing thurally enjoyed the day. Caught three big snappers and a barracuda very good day and recommend it to anyone.
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Jens O.
Sommersted, 83
 4.67
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 6, 2018
Half day trip with Recardo Gavina and he’s deckhand and he’s wife, nice familiar atmosphere, they where bending over backwards...
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Ole K.
Hamburg, Hamburg
 5.00
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Half Day Trip, Red Snappers

VERIFIED   November 16, 2017
Perfect Trip with very friendly guides! I took my girlfriend with me who was completely new to fishing. Both guides...
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Carlos A.
Alicante, Valencia
 4.00
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   October 9, 2018
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Sarah C.
Hampton, England
 4.00
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Half Day Morning Trip

VERIFIED   October 25, 2017
Great trip - catching 2 huge red snapper. Friendly captain.
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