Anchorages are plentiful, especially around the island shores. The locals are friendly, helpful and respectful of both the sea and sailors. Begin you charter in La Trinite Sur Mer and have access to the spectacular Bay of Quiberon. The Bay of Quiberon is an amazing body of water, ideal for pleasant, safe family sailing. Sheltered from the swell from the west by the Peninsula of Quiberon, the bay provides perfect conditions for sailing throughout the year when weather conditions elsewhere may not allow it.
Winds tend to blow from the east averaging 15-25 knots. Navigation can be difficult due to numerous reefs. Best time to visit is between November and June.
Flights from the UK are available innto Nantes or Rennes, including with low-cost operators.
From Nantes Airport take the shuttle into Nantes to the SNCF train station, it’s approx 3 hours from there to Quiberon.
There is summer train service on the ‘Tire-Bouchon’ from Rennes to Quiberon. When the Tire-Bouchon isn’t running there is coach service, or there is a year-round train service from Auray.
SUGGESTED 7 NIGHT SAILING ITINERARY FROM LA TRINITE SUR MER
Day 1: Join your yacht at La Trinite Sur Mer and sail to La Grande Plage Houat Island (12nm)
Day 2: Houat Island to Star Wen/Port Kerel, Belle-Ile (15nm)
Day 3: Belle-Ile to Port Haliguen, Quiberon (12nm)
Day 4: Quiberon to Port Navalo at the entrance to the Gulf of Morbihan (10nm)
Day 5: Port Navalo to St Goustain via the River Auray (9nm)
Day 6: St Goustain to Le Palais or Sauzon, Belle-Ile (18nm)
Day 7: Return to Trinite Sur Mer (16nm)
Day 8: Disembarkation