Brittany & Normandy
Travelers of every age are welcome
4 more travelers and this holiday will be confirmed
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Brief description of the holiday
DAY 1: Cherbourg
Reception from 18h to 23h: you will be able to discover the charm of this city gate of departure of the big transatlantic and last port of registry of the Titanic. To relive this epic, you can visit the Cité de la Mer a stone's throw from the port. Nostalgic of Jacques Demy's films, a visit to the famous umbrellas of Cherbourg is a must while strolling along the quays. Free evening and night on board.
DAY 2: Cherbourg - Weymouth 63 miles
Tactical and sporting crossings of the Channel and the rails taken by the cargo ships before reaching Weymouth, a very famous seaside resort. Walk to Gardens and Nothe Fort, beautiful site overlooking Portland Harbor and Weymouth Bay.
DAY 3: Weymouth - Torquay 49 miles
Departure forTorquay, English Riviera, where the novelist Agatha Christie stayed. On arrival you can enjoy the great sandy beaches, visit and stroll through the city. Mooring near Torquay
DAY 4: Torquay - Plymouth 45 miles
We will leave Torquay for Plymouth, a city of history known for its picturesque Barbican district and the famous Mayflower, which left for the new world without a return. Overnight in Plymouth or the surrounding area.
DAY 5: Plymouth - Falmouth 38 miles
Departure for Falmouth where you can visit the Pendennis Castle, built by Henry VIII, and the Trebah Garden with subtropical and centenary plants. It should be noted that this is one of the most impressive gardens in the South of England. Overnight in Falmouth where surroundings.
DAY 6: Falmouth - The Scilly Islands: 60 miles
We will leave Falmouth and head to the Scilly Islands.
DAYS 7 AND 8: The Scilly Islands
Moorings in the Islands with visits to Saint Mary's, Bryher, Saint Agnes and Tresco.
Saint Mary's is the most populated and extensive island, you can discover its many coves and castles.
Tresco is known for its famous subtropical garden where exotic plants from around the world grow.
Thanks to the warm currents of the Gulf Stream, which bathe the islands, you will also be able to take advantage of the wide beaches of fine sand and the softness of the climate. You will be surrounded by wild nature and many uninhabited islets. The Scilly are a little gem spared from mass tourism.
DAY 9: The Scilly Islands - Penzance 35 miles
We will leave the Scilly for Penzance, a town at the very tip of Cornwall. You can also visit Cape Lizard, the southernmost point of Britain or we will go together, on foot, to discover the St Michael Mount, miniature replica of Mont Saint Michel, accessible at low tide.
Night in Penzance on the boat or nearby.
DAY 10: Penzance - Helford River 32 miles
En route to the Helford River Estuary. A true tourist attraction, the Helford River will surprise you for its setting. From the sailboat, we will discover a multitude of coves which you will appreciate the calm and the beauty.
Overnight at anchor in one of the many coves.
DAY 11: Helford River - Salcombe 51 miles
Kingsbridge Estuary: very popular with sailors and vacationers, this estuary offers many beaches. But you can also opt for the visit of Salcombe, with its fishing port and marina. It is a popular resort in the United Kingdom.
Overnight in Salcombe or nearby.
DAY 12: Salcombe River - Guernsey 65 miles
We will cross again the MANCHE to go to St Peter's Port where lived Victor Hugo. Free tour.
Night at the port
DAYS 13: Guernsey - Aurigny 20 miles
Discovering the wildest of the Channel Islands. Landing by taxi-boat. Beach and typical pub or walk to Bird Island.
Night at anchor at Braye
DAY 14: Alderney - Cherbourg 23 miles
After facing the famous Raz Blanchard, famous for its currents, we will land in Cherbourg
This program is indicative because of weather conditions, as well as tides and currents
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 7 September from 18:00 until the Saturday 7 September at 23:00
Our trip ends here
Friday 20 September from 17:00 until the Friday 20 September at 18:00
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Other important information
A cash register is set up for refueling, 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, windproof, 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.
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Included in the price.
- Final cleaning
Not included in the price
- Meals/drinks consumed ashore
- Trip from/to embarkation/disembarkation port
- Visa fares
Extra expenses to be paid during the holiday
In addition to the participation fee that will be paid directly online, here below are listed the expenses that you will need to pay onboard.
- Meals on board
- Mooring fees
- Drinks on board
The total amount of extra expenses for the whole duration of the holiday will be about oltre 300€ per person.