We have created a separate group of pages for western and southern Brittany. Should you have any information, advice and photos, please do send them to us.

Do visit JimB Sail for further information on the west coast of Brittany www.jimbsail.info/tidal-europe…

This is the site for Southern Brittany www.jimbsail.info/tidal-europe…

The trip involves passing through the Chenal de Four and the Raz de Sein.

The slack water for the passages are as follows:

Chenal du Four – High water Brest -1hr to +30mins and High water Brest +5.5hr to 6hr
See www.sailingalmanac.com/Almanac… with useful marks

Raz de Sein – High water Brest -1hr and High water Brest +5 to +6hr hours. Slack water lasts for around 30mins

Good blog – www.peterreason.eu/Writing_the…

We have included Loctudy and Benodet. Any other marina information would be appreciated. We have been told “take a tip and steer clear of Port Haligen on a weekend, it’s MANIC!!!!!! Rafted like you have never seen before!!!”

Tides

The tides are much smaller on the Southern side of Brittany are are normally relative to Brest tide times. Brest tide times – maree.info/82

On the same date, the HW times were as follows

Brest 8:05
Cameret 7:54
Loctudy 7:39
Concarneau 7:43
Port Louis 7:50
River Etel 8:05