The exceptional natural conditions of the Ria de Pontevedra, have been used to create a modern marina in Sanxenxo and another in Portonovo.
In the marina of Sanxenxo sailing courses all year, dinghy sailing and cruising are offered. Indeed, the Ria de Pontevedra has very good conditions for the practice of sailing and is a sport for which Sanxenxo has definitely bet. The Marina of Sanxenxo, inaugurated in November 2005 by His Majesty King Juan Carlos I and which gets its name, is already the hub of all activity, and its modern facilities allow lovers of the sea, enjoy it with all the amenities, including its commercial area, equipped with catering, nautical, gifts, etc. It has 400 berths.
The organization since 2001 of the prestigious competition Audi, holding the race Vuelta al Mundo "Volvo Ocean Race 2005/06" which is, along with the America's Cup, the sailing sporting event more global impact is high . Sanxenxo has been the homeport for the first stage of the "Volvo Ocean Race 2005/06" and where was played the first scoring coastal race.