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Sea Kayaking Guide Brittany

60 paddles


£22.50 
 

60 paddles aropund Brittany - With its sparkling sea, 2,700km of coast and more than 800 islands and islets, Brittany is a paradise for sea kayakers. Brimming with local knowledge and practical advice, this guide contains full details of 60 paddles covering the entire Atlantic and Channel coasts of Brittany from Le Croisic to Cancale.
Although these trips could all be undertaken as single voyages, advice is also given on linking several into longer expeditions or on simply selecting a spot for a couple of hours on the water. Each itinerary is accompanied by a detailed sketch map and contains all the information necessary for a safe and enjoyable day out; good launching and landing spots, timing and tidal information, distances and any local conditions to watch out for.
Superb colour photographs, notes and anecdotes will stimulate further interest in this fascinating region. Equally relevant for the experienced sea kayaker, or a relative beginner, this guide will help you make the most of a week's holiday or lay the foundations for a lifetime of exploring this exciting coast. Good paddling!

Table of contents :
From the Loire to the Vilaine
The Gulf of Morbihan and surrounding areas
Around Lorient
The Quimper area
Around Douarnenez
The Crozon peninsula
Around Brest
The Morlaix area
The Pink Granite coast
Around Paimpol
The Emerald Coast

For each paddle, Veronique and Guy give tidal and flow information, difficulties, navigation indication, places of interest, where to put in and where to park the car, map sheet numbers, etc.
A detailed map (in nautical miles) will help you to follow the route description.

The introduction gives you what you have to know to go paddling in Brittany :
Rules and Regulations
Tidal Flows
Weather Forecasts
Coastguards Bulletins
Some Hazards and more

12 pages of addresses: camping, places of interest, cafes.

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Cordee Code: CTK637
No of Pages: 320
Page Size: 130 x 230 mm
ISBN 10: 2910197328
ISBN 13: 9782910197322
Publisher: Le Canotier Editions
Published Date: April 2013
Edition: 1st, Apr 2013
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: colour photos and maps
Weight: 580g

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