Category Archives: Brittany

A possible short cruise from Pornichet to La Rochelle

Pornichet is a good starting base because it is a modern, fairly sophisticated resort with plenty of shops to stock up on the essentials such as beer for the week. An easy one-week cruise: Pornichet to La Rochelle Pornic This is the channel which goes inland to the nearly drying harbour. It makes a very…
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2019 Summer Cruise, some details

Contents TravelSkippers and MatesDestinationsSt Peter Port Guensey back to Gosport week 11Roscoff to St Peter Port Guensey week 10Brest to Roscoff week 9Lorient to Pornichet week 2 and within week 8 La Trinite to BrestAround Pornichet week 3Pornichet/ Pornic  to La Rochelle weeks 4 and 6Around La RochelleCruising guides and charts Travel Flights are available…
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2019 Summer Cruise planning – from Pornichet

The River Vilaine option: When the dust settles and firm bookings start to roll in, a suggested option to add to the two weeks near Pornichet  (15th and 22nd of June) is a run up the Vilaine River to Redon. Andy Bowerman knows the river well and hopes to be mate for this week. Plan…
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Summary of two weeks cruising Brittany and Atlantic coast France

It has been a lovely two weeks in an area where we have been spoiled for choice for interesting cruising destinations. It would be possible to do it again without any repeat stopovers, but some places cry out to be re-visited. The weather has been less inspiring, since we ordered constant sunshine and force 4s…
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