CAPITEN Day at Porto Santo

Project partners ACIF-CCIM under the CAPITEN Project, funded by Espaço Interreg Atlântico, in partnership with  On Water Academy, Porto Santo Line, Clube Naval do Funchal e Clube Naval do Porto Santo hosted a fantastic new event called CAPITEN Day on 16th August 2019 in the Porto Santo Island of Portugal, in order to provide several  …
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Rathmullan Watersports for All Event 2019

With the support of CAPITEN project partners Donegal County Council and funding from the Atlantic Area Programme, the community at Rathmullan hosted an exciting afternoon of “Watersports for All” on the 3rd  August 2019.  There was a reception for Boat Owners, Irish Navy and RNLI who had participated in the Regatta events on the 5th …
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Donegal Marine Tourism Conference 2019

Donegal County Council in association with Donegal Tourism CLG and the CAPITEN project funded by the EU Atlantic Area Programme are pleased to host our Donegal Marine Tourism Conference 2019, which will take place on 5th and 6th September 2019. The venue will be the Redcastle Oceanfront Hotel & Spa, Inishowen. The theme is ‘Connecting our Coastline – A Transnational Approach to Sustainable Marine and Coastal Tourism’. …
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Nautic Lib, a self-service system of watersport materials, will be tested this summer across Brittany !

As part of the European project CAPITEN, a prototype of self-service stand-up paddles and bodyboards will be tested all summer on beaches and inland water areas in Brittany. This innovative concept is, in its experimental shape, a road trailer adapted into several lockers offering a range of watersport materials via an online booking platform to …
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CAPITEN Meeting in Las Palmas (ES)

On June 26th and 27th, the CAPITEN project partners met in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. This fourth meeting was organised and hosted by CETECIMA, the Canarian partner. The objective was to review and share the activities conducted by each partner and to programme the next deadlines ahead. The meeting took place at “PLOCAN” (Canary …
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Tourism Meetings

The 2nd April 2019, the Brittany Regional Council organized its second tourism meeting in the cultural centre “L’Archipel”, in Fouesnant-les-Glénan. The mayor of Fouesnant, Roger Le Goff and Anne Gallo, VP of the CRT (Regional Council in charge of tourism), gave a welcoming speech. After the general meeting of the CRT, several conferences punctuated the …
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Gliding Barnacles Event A Great Success

From 28th August until 2nd September 2018, surf and Atlantic lovers met near the city of Figueira da Foz, in Portugal, for an event dedicated to surfing, and more broadly to boating. The CAPITEN project was presented and promoted there, and was a great success.
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Crana Fest 2018 in Ireland

On the 20th and 21st October 2018,  the Crana Fest event took place in Buncrana, Inishowen, in Lough Swilly and the Crana River.  Crana Fest is a 2-day event for all disciplines of kayaking : sea, lough and river from Grade 2 to Grade 4. Crana Fest attracts visitors from across Donegal, other parts of …
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Partnership meeting in Viana (POR)

The partnership’s most recent meetings, held in Viana do Castelo on 20 and 21 June, were a time full of exchange and discovery. The 18 partners took stock of the progress of the project’s achievements and, despite a tight schedule, managed to fit in a nautical infrastructure visit to Caminha, at the border between Portugal’s …
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The art of innovation

At its General Assembly on 30 March 2018, Nautisme en Bretagne presented a lecture on “the art of innovation”. Cyril de Sousa, lecturer and president of the Innovation Commando association, demonstrated to the attending marine leisure stakeholders that the processes related to innovation are accessible to all. Inspiring words for CAPITEN in particular, which aims …
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