Planes, Trains and Automobiles..

As the late afternoon sun dipped below the horizon we entered the Gulf of Morbihan.  This is one of the ‘must see’ locations of the sailing world and one which we’d often studied and now we were here.   With memories of the Atlantic swell behind us, we entered this huge inland archipelago containing a maze READ MORE

Les Trotters

Leaving Sainte Marine and heading even further from home, we detoured via the Île de Glénan for a lunch stop and swim. These islands lie some 10 miles offshore and are just about visible from the mainland. We were drawn here as they are locally referred to as the ‘Breton Tahiti’ and described ‘as close READ MORE

The Raz

Leaving the Rade de Brest we briefly visited Camaret-Sur-Mer which sits just outside the bottlenecked entrance to the huge natural harbour.  Due to its unfortunate location, this small town has been fiercely fought over and defended in every European war involving shipping for centuries.  Sadly, Camaret has now become a quick stopover spot for ‘yotties’ READ MORE