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The Cascais Naval Club is 80 years old, Guilherme Gomes is only 20, but it has been already 12 years since he joined the team!

And this year was highlighted by his 8th time win of the sailor with the Greatest Team Spirit Award!

Guilherme’s enthusiasm for the sea began very early, the boat trips in which his paternal grandfather (A Navy Officer) took him, fed his love for boats and for the sea. Guilherme started sailing when he was only 8 years old and since then his dedication has resulted in excellent classifications and podium awards.

“I’ve already achieved a lot of good results, but the best one was in the International Tournament of Carnival in 2017 (Vilamoura), where I came in 2nd place” he tells us with pride.

But Guilherme is not sailing alone, Rafael Rodrigues, who also started sailing 8 years ago, since the first time he set foot on a sailboat, joins him. Rafael confessed to us, “the trick to be a good sailor is not a simple one, it’s a complex recipe, in which the ingredients are based on concentration, the ability to communicate, the ability to observe, a solid determination and a constant desire to learn and evolve. And obviously the eagerness to be the best”.

With 15 podium prizes, including 2 National Titles, it is clear that this is, without a doubt, the recipe for success!

“For me, the best thing is to represent Portugal in International championships; it’s always great to represent my country”, says Guilherme.

KUBOO is proud to be with Guilherme and Rafael in these moments of personal fulfilment and pride for Portugal! To try to help them in achieving the best they can be, and to grow with them.

Self-storage businesses are usually dry and lifeless. Not KUBOO. Among all Self-storages in Portugal, we pride ourselves at KUBOO to be part of the world around us, to give back as much as we can to the community that sustains us, to do it with young athletes but also with people in need at large. 5% of all our profits go for the causes we feel for.

We also understand that storing your belongings is more often than not a transitional and stressful period, so we are focused on doing our best at alleviating the moving and storing part of it, with a complimentary Chupa-Chups and a nice hearty Portuguese coffee, as well as with a staff so friendly you may feel you’re on vacation. Visit us at KUBOO Self-Storage in Carnaxide and you will see for yourself.

As for Guilherme and Rafael, we are deeply proud of both of them! And we will continue to support them throughout.