12 Days Brittany Cruise - Itinerary
Evening - Arrive at Hamble Point Marina - Introduction to yacht. Safety briefing. Explanation to where everything is kept. Passage planning and discussion about the cruise ahead.
20:00 Ashore for a drink, bite to eat and get to know the Skipper and other people on the cruise. Sleep aboard the yacht.
Wake up - Early Start. Preparation, weather update and deck briefing. Depart the Solent for Poole or Weymouth. Practice: Conventional and electronic navigation. Course to steer, Estimated positions, collision avoidance, coastal passage making and pilotage techniques. Moor up.
Early start Move off towards Camaret sur Mer via Chenal du Four - practice offshore navigation, Traffic Separation Scheme routine, collision avoidance and watch keeping. Sail overnight.
Arrive in Camaret Sur Mer rest and explore ashore
Wake up and have breakfast, wander ashore and visit port of Camaret sur Mer Sail from Camaret to L'aberwrach including close quarters pilotage through Chenal du Four - Overnight mooring in L'aberwrach. Passage planning for the following day.
Wake up and have breakfast, sail to Morlaix and anchor overnight
Wake up and have breakfast. Sail to Tréguier and moor up in town.
Wake up and have leisurely breakfast, wander ashore. Sail from Tréguier to Léziardieux - via inshore passages if weather is suitable. Moor up in town, explore ashore
Early morning sail from Léziardieux to Saint-Quay-Portrieux. Moor up in Marina and spend the afternoon ashore.
Offshore sail to the Channel Islands - Anchor at Rosiere steps off the Island of Herm. Overnight at anchor.
Wake up, breakfast - row ashore and visit the Island of Herm. Close pilotage across to Peters Port, Guernsey. Afternoon ashore
Wake up and have leisurely breakfast, wander ashore. Late afternoon - Passage planning and preparation for night sail back across the Channel. Evening meal onboard - depart on overnight Cross Channel passage - Watch keeping
Arrive off the Needles early hours of the morning in time to catch the flood tide up the Solent back to Hamble Point. Pack up, Clean up, debrief, logbooks and depart