Douarnenez France. Winter storage for wooden boats.

The lovely city of Douarnenez France has become A home away from home for us. This magical waterside city is where we are keeping our wooden boat for the winter. I highly recommend it as a winter storage for any sailing boat on the Brittany coast. It is an exceptional place for wooden boats asContinue reading “Douarnenez France. Winter storage for wooden boats.”

We love Hoedic Isle Brittany France

We love anchoring. That has been hard here in Brittany France. Sometimes the water is to deep and often rocky. More of the time the harbor dries completely out. Most often the places we are able to anchor are packed. We loved Hoedic island. Here there are no cars, just a ferry to transport peopleContinue reading “We love Hoedic Isle Brittany France”

Sailing the south coast of Brittany France

There is a lot more sand and less rocks here in the south part of Brittany. Many islands dot the coast and the land gently rolls into the ocean. There is also a lot of low water that drys out and becomes sandy beach. These beach’s fill up with sunbathers at low water. At highContinue reading “Sailing the south coast of Brittany France”

Ike Aux Moines island in the Gulf of Morbihan Brittany France

We never figured out when the island was settled and by whom but we sure loved this gem of a spot. It may actually be my favorite island on the whole darn trip. We anchored off plage de Gored just below a Dolmen or burial cite from the Celtic civilization. The Morbihan is littered withContinue reading “Ike Aux Moines island in the Gulf of Morbihan Brittany France”