The Isles of Scilly are more than half way to Brittany and many use them as a staging point for a Breton cruise. Plan for the challenge of crossing the Channel at Ouisant and the intricate navigation on the west coast of Brittany - the infamous Raz de Sein and the Chenal Du Four. Learn about the typical Breton towns of Cameret- Sur- Mer, Benodet, Concarneau, Lorient and La Trinite-Sur- Mer. Plan to visit the
|Length of Course||1 evening|
|Objective||Be prepared for cruising along the coast of Brittany and Northwest France.|
|Location||The chartroom at SailCork's base at East Ferry near Cobh. Also in your local club.|
|What to bring||A4 Notebook, pens, 2B pencils, eraser, sharpener. You will also need a Plotter or Parallel Rulers, Nautical Dividers and an Almanac. Also bring your own charts of Brittany and NW France.|
Syllabus includes crew and boat preparation, destination research including pilotage, chartwork and shoreside. Navigational planning- including chartwork, tide work, best routes and alternative destinations. Met. information before and during trip, safety aspects, customs and legal requirements.