YC Carnac, Brittany
Contact: Heather Chipperfield
Tel: +44 (0) 1590 610273
Email: [email protected]
There are 3 ferry ports in Brittany - St Malo, Caen, Cherbourg - which are approximately 2.5 hours, 4 hours and 4.5 hours drive away from Carnac respectively.
RS Association members have been offered a 20% discount by Brittany Ferries on all of their ex-UK crossings between 23 and 26 May, and to UK from 31 May and 3 June.
Conditions include thatdiscount applied to on-line bookings only, full payment at time of booking, and bookings accepted on a no cancellation basis. Amendments can be made at standard amendment fee of £25. To book, go to http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/rsee11
If you would prefer to take a Dover - Calais ferry, Carnac is still just a 7 hour drive away. We have a deal with Sea France - 10% discount for all Association members by quoting UKRS with booking.
Once you get to Carnac, the Yacht Club is very easy to find.
For a map, see www.ot-carnac.fr The club is shown on the map as Base Nautique at Les Roches.
There is plenty of dinghy parking space -you will be directed to the appropriate place for your fleet on arrival.
If you would like to arrive before 28 May, or stay after 31 May, this is fine.
As Carnac is such a popular holiday destination, there is loads of accommodation of all types and prices (19 hotels, 16 camp sites, 16 guest houses).
Nearest campsite is Camping des Menhirs (700m from club) -
+33 (02) 2 97 52 94 67,
[email protected] / www.lesmenhirs.com
Then Camping Le Dolmen -
+33 (02) 2 97 52 12 35,
[email protected] / www.campingledolden.com
The local tourist information office is offering an accommodation hotline -
Tel + 33 (0)2 97 52 13 52 - they should be able to speak to you in English.