Brittany and Normandy
For travellers from 20 to 60 years old.
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This is a holiday dedicated to
- Sailing School
Brief description of the holiday
Participate in the departure of the legendary Jacques VABRE in Le Havre starting from Cherbourg, while actively practicing nav and handling the boat.
Cherbourg / Le Havre. On arrival, you can walk around the harbor and admire all the boats. The atmosphere on the pontoons is always extraordinary. Night on the boat
Boarding in the morning to be perfectly positioned. The show promises to be grandiose! After having lived magical moments, return to Le Havre.
After a nice navigation, we will go to Saint Vaast la Hougue, typical village and promoted to the most beautiful village of France 2019. A unique opportunity to taste its famous oysters and to walk in this site classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Departure in the morning and passage of the Raz de Barfleur to reach Cherbourg.
See you soon on board!
NB; the program is subject to change depending on weather conditions.
DUFOUR 50 CLASSIC is a boat of 15m.
After sailed in the Caribbean, it has been moved to SAINT NAZAIRE and then CHERBOURG in May 2014.
The port is in deep water, which allows to be free of our movement. The boat can leave and return to port at any time. This specificity gives an appreciable freedom of navigation because most of the ports located in HIPS must cope with the tide. It has 10 berths with 3 double cabins and 4 bunks. But in order to be comfortable in navigation, the crew will not exceed 8 people.
it has a large sail and a genoa of 55 m2, a spinnaker of 200 m2, a solent. The electronic equipment ensures optimum safety: an AIS GPS radar, a fixed VHF, a RAYMARINE electronic control unit.
Our trip starts here
Saturday 26 October from 8:00 until Saturday 26 October at 9:00
Our trip ends here
Tuesday 29 October from 14:00 until Tuesday 29 October at 18:00
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Other important information
A cash register is set up for refueling and port taxes, only in cash.
The skipper, the sole skipper, may decide to modify the program if he deems it necessary because of weather conditions or safety constraints. In any case, his judgment can not be questioned.
Wear a safety bra for all trips on deck and inflatable dinghy.
Wearing boat shoes or white sneakers, hot business, windbreaker, sunglasses, cap, sunscreen. Bring toiletries and sleeping bag.
Participants state that they are physically fit for sailing.
Each participant must have a valid identity card or passport. The skipper reserves the right to oppose the boarding of any person who is not in good standing.
The skipper's responsibility can not, under any circumstances, be engaged for any problem encountered on the ground.
Payment and cancellations
This Experience undergoes Sailsquare reservation and cancellation policies.
- Book this Experience paying directly online via credit card, or via wire transfer by contacting our Customer Support.
- If this Experience starts in more than 45 days and the share is higher than 500 Euros, you can pay a deposit of 30% and then pay the balance within 30 days before the departure date. Contact our Customer Support to benefit from this payment scheme.
- If the Experience is not Confirmed yet, you may cancel your reservation anytime and you will be entitled to a full refund of the paid shares.
- Policy update - Covid19
Are you obliged to cancel a reservation of a Confirmed Experience? Contact our Customer Support within 30 days before the departure date and you will be entitled to a full refund of the paid shares.
Knowing what expenses are included and excluded from your booking fee will enable you to have a good idea of the total cost of your chosen experience.
Included in the price.
- Final cleaning
Not included in the price.
- Meals/drinks consumed ashore
- Trip from and to embarkment/disembarkment port
To be paid onboard.
In addition to the price, there will be some additional expenses that you will incur during your trip. Expenses have been listed below.
- Meals onboard
- Mooring fees
- Drinks onboard
The estimated expenses for the rest of the holiday are approximately 50-150€ per person.