Perfect for amateurs of offshore sailing, this cruise will take you to this legendary archipelago, renowned for its exuberant flora and its temperate climate governed by the Gulf Stream, posed delicately in the middle of the ocean!
From a total of 12 days, 3-4 days will be dedicated to exploring the archipelago's main sites, and 8-9 days to coastal cruising.
The Isles of Scilly are situated 200 miles from Cherbourg. Stopovers along the English coast will enable you to enjoy the beautiful coastlines of Devon and Cornwall, including Brixham, Torquay, Dartmouth, Salcombe, Plymouth, Fowey, Falmouth, the River Helford , the Lizard Point passage, Penzance and Saint Michael's Mount. A wide selection of impressive ports of call, either on the outward or return journey.
Once in the Scillies, you will sail from island to island, including Saint Mary's and Hugh Town, Grimsby. You will also discover the islands' astonishing flora, including the spectacular Tresco tropical garden. If you're lucky, you'll catch sight of the seals!
For more information on the Isles of Scilly, click here.
Initially a computer scientist, Gérard fell in love with sailing 20 years ago and has never left it. He will share his passion for sailing with you on the one hand and his region on the other hand, from Cotentin, to the Channel Islands and to England.
Naviguer en voilier, c'est un retour aux vraies valeurs et c'est aussi l'occasion de se retrouver soi-même.
The skipper sleeps in a single cabin, the other cabins are available for passengers
The passengers cook
You can get to Cherbourg by car, car-pool or train. Allow 3 hours to get here from Saint-Lazare train station, or 3 1/2 hours by car.