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West France Cruising Companion by Neville Featherstone
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Steering people to the best local attractions and shopping along France's Atlantic coast, this handy guide offers clear pilotage directions (with aerial approach shots) for all major ports of call.

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Area chart. Chapter one - L'Aberwrac'h to Pointe de Penmarc'h. L'Aberwrac'h, L' Aber Beniot, Inshore passage, Argenton, Portsall, L' Aberildut, Chenal du Four, Le Conquet, Anse de Bertheaume, Ile d'Ouessant, Ile Molene, Rade de Brest, Rivers Aulne and Elorn, Brest, Camaret, Morgat, Douarnenez, Raz de Sein, Ile de Sein, Ste Evette and Audierne. Chapter two - Loctudy to the Quilberon Peninsula. Loctudy, Benodet and Ste Marine, Port-la-Foret, Concarneau, Iles de Glenan, Aven and Belon Rivers, Brigneau, Merrien, Doelan, Le Pouldu, Lorient, Port Tudy (Ile de Groix), Locmaria, River Etel. Chapter three - Belle Ile to Le Croisic. Sauzon, Ster Wenn, Le Palais (Belle Ile), Rock-hopping around the Quiberon Peninsula, Hauat, Hoedic, Port Hailguen, La Trinite-sur-Mer, Crouesty, Golfe du Moribhan, Auray, Vannes, Penerf River, Vilaine River, La Roche Bernard, Piriac, La Turballe, Le Croisic. Chapter four - Le Pouliguen to Bourgenay. Le Pouliguen, Pornichet, St Nazaire, Nantes, Pornic, L'Herbaudiere (Ile de Noirmoutier), Port Joinville (Ile d'Yeu), St Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, Les Sables d'Olonne, Bourgenay. Chapter five - Ile de Re to the Gironde estuary. Ars-en-Re, St Martin, La Flotte (Ile de Re), Marans, La Rochelle, St Denis, Le Douhet, Boyardville (Ile d'Oleron), The Charente River, Rochefort. Chapter six - Pointe de Grave to the Spanish border. The Gironde Estuary, Royan, Port Bloc, Port-Medoc, CELM Firing Range, Arcachon, Capbreton, Anglet/Bayonne, St Jean-de-Luz, Hendaye. Index.

Author Biography

Neville Featherstone retired from the Royal Navy as a Commander. In his second career he co-edited the Macmillan Reeds Nautical Almanac from 92-99. In 2000 he re-wrote the Macmillan Yachtsman's Handbook and then wrote the original West France Cruising Companion. The North France and Belgium Cruising Companion followed then the Channel Cruising Companion. He has cruised single-handed around the UK, most of Ireland and from Den Helder to Spain and Portugal.
Release date Australia
April 13th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations, maps
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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