Brest 2020: International sailing event
Brest, South Brittany, France
Once every 4 years, Brest city, famous French historical maritime city located at the tip of Brittany, welcomes one of the biggest nautical event in the World. More than 1000 historical boats are expected this year from all over the world. The whole city will be focused on this event for one full week.
There is no prerequisite to join, but your smile and curiosity :-)
We will be located in the port "Moulin Blanc" of Brest. From our mooring place, we will be ideally located to sail the Brest and Douarnenez bays with the flotilla. Having a mooring place in the city will also opens the possibility to visit Brest and all the special festivities specially organized for this event.
Our program will be a mix of sailing and visiting, as a good proportion of the event also takes place in the City and its harbor. This year, the event will be structured around 5 sailing cultures: the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Mediterranean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans: the Poles. We will discover different aspects of each cultures: The boats of course, but also music, songs, craft and gastronomy. Several fireworks are also scheduled. Each day, we will decide our planning according to the official program, weather conditions ... and our wishes.
We will sail on a Beneteau First 31.7.
Upon completing the cruise, you will be delivered an official sailing certificate mentioning the number of miles and general navigation conditions.
We will welcome you on board at the Marina on Saturday afternoon and will free you one week later on Friday evening. You will receive detailed instructions after enrollment.
GOOD TO KNOW:
This sailing tour will take place in France, so if you need a visa to sail in this country, please give yourself enough time to get it to avoid stress and disappointment.
Alcohol can be a real security problem on a boat. As a consequence, it is only authorized in reasonable quantity when safely moored after navigation.
Upon enrollment, you will receive a "sailor guide" to be sure you have all information you need to enjoy yourself.
WHAT IS INCLUDED :
Licensed English speaking skipper, perfectly knowing the area
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
Plane tickets and transfers to and from the marina
Food, petrol and harbor fees
Tickets for visits
Invite friends and family
Bring 1 friend and you get 10%
Bring 2 friends and you get 20%
Bring 3 persons and you get 35%
Bring 4 persons and you get 50%