Sailing in France Grand Prix Guyader 2018 with Private Guided Tours
9 days / 8 nights
This tour is designed around a week of sailing and regattas, outdoor activities and visits in and around our spectacular Bay of Douarnenez. Be surrounded by boats! Pure sea air! Watching either from a private yacht, private engine powered boat or even from the pier will be breath taking.
French fresh food market, whiskey tasting, relaxing, hiking at Pointe du Raz. Kayak, standup paddle or wind permitting sand-sail. Participate in fishing competition. All this and we are not even talking about the food yet! A vibrant week!
This tour is also ideal for non-competing partners and/or family members of the Grand Prix Guyader entrants. Whilst the competitors are at sea, visit Douarnenez and this wonderful part of France. (Tour costs will be adjusted should you already have accommodation.)
Dragon (keelboats), Kitesurf speed crossing, Fishing competition and more …
Travel with your own private English/French speaking guide.
Tour dates: 1st week May 2018
Cost: Price on request – per person per day
All meals included, beverages for your account
based on 2 people sharing 1 room
Guided tour of Douarnenez
Welcome apéro’s at Treboul port
Sea outing on motor boat
Pointe du Raz (almost the westernmost extent of France, our Land’s End)
French fresh food market
Choice of kayak, standup paddle, char-a-voile or motor boating
Sail on a bongo 9.6 yacht watching departure of regatta
Whiskey tasting and visiting charming french village
Professional guided hike
Visit and shop in beautiful Quimper or Natural sea water spa Thalasso
Fishing competition on Douarnenez bay with professional fisherman aboard motor boat
Special dinner at a restaurant : Plateau de fruits de mer
A real discovery, this amazingly different whiskey is delicious and might soon be your favorite!
Wind permitting, a chance to Char a Voile (land sailing : sand yachting). A sport loved here and you will understand why once you have experienced the sensation. Not to be missed.
All specialized activities are sub-contracted to local professionals guaranteeing expertise, keeping work and financial interests in our region.
Careful class rule management has ensure that a well maintained older boat can still race competitively against the latest models and there are also special competitions for the vintage Classic Dragons, many of which are still racing today Spars and sails have a wide range of adjustment during racing, allowing a skillful crew to optimize the boat for any conditions. It is possible to tow the Dragon behind many vehicles.
Current specifications: Crew 2–4; Maximum crew weight: 285 kg (628 lb); Type Monohull; Keel Fixed; LOA 8.90 m (29.2 ft); LWL 5.66 m (18.6 ft); Main & jib area 27.7 m2 (298 sq ft); Former Olympic class (Vintage Yachting class)
“The Dragon is one of the most beautiful and prestigious keelboat classes in the world”
Buckwheat Whiskey Distillery from father to …
“Today, buckwheat is considered to carry many secrets of good health and longevity.”
“A real discovery, this amazingly different whiskey is delicious and might soon be your favourite!”
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