Tour 6: Sailing in France Grand Prix Guyader 2018 with private guided tours

2018 Guyader photo

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:  Beginnning (1st week) May 2018

Cost:  Starting price € per person per day

All meals included, beverages for your account

based on 2 people sharing 1 room

Overview :

  • 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

Detailed itinerary available on request

Tour Photo’s on Pinterest

 

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.

 

YOUR ACCOMMODATION

Either:
A 3-star hotel Le Clos de Vallombreuse in a handsome early 20th century mansion, at Hôtel du Relais du Silence, where the journey never ends and the atmosphere is always romantic. Outdoors, an enchanting picture with a stunning view over Douarnenez. Indoors, refined décor and a gourmet restaurant with the culinary charm of Brittany. And the enchantment goes on ….

Or:

A small ‘traditionnel’ 2-star hotel Hôtel de France in the centre of town, not far from the old Rosmeur port and part of the patrimony of Douarnenez. This hotel boasts two renowned chefs and their famous restaurant L’Insolite which gives major place to fresh products prepared resourcefully. This hotel will certainly meet your expectations.

GR34 is our coastal footpath ….                           Pointe du Raz A dramatic place of crashing waves ….
Dragon (keelboat) a one-design keelboat …    
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”
Char a Voile  Learn to sand yacht ….
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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