Two whaling boat regattas in the bay of Horta. The botes baleeiros are the traditional rowing boats equipped with a sail which were used in the old days for whaling. The old days means, until the early 1980’s whales were hunted from these boats. If you want to know more about whaling in Faial, check out this blog post.

Whaling boat regatta - botes baleeiros, Visit Faial, the best destination of the Azores