The warm trade winds provide an environment for the practice of sports in and out of the ocean. The sea waves and the vast beaches of the archipelago Cape Verde allow for the practise of bodyboard and windsurfing. Line-fishing and deep-sea fishing are also excellent alternatives, and Cape Verde offers very good products for the lovers of this sport. The sea offers abundant maritime fauna and clear and pure waters. Diving is also very much appreciated due to the cleanness and the mild temperature in the sea. Boa Vista offers a great alternative for the practise of nautical sports. Scuba diving is a very popular activity for tourists because of the crystal clear waters and the rich maritime fauna, and the great number of ships that sank in the past centuries, along shore. Line-fishing and deep-sea fishing, kite,surf and windsurfing are also among the favourite sports. Some Clubs provide scuba diving and windsurfing instruction for beginners, with private instructors and equipment. Beach volleyball is played in some beaches. Long ecological walks and cycling are also recommended, but the visitor should be prepared to face long distances, and therefore it is recommended that water and snacks, as well as sunscreen lotion be always brought with the person. Horseback riding is usually included in the local religious feasts. Trekking has gained new adepts lately and, in fact, treks have been identified for this type of activity. The impressive mountains and deep valleys invite people to long walks.