Pasaia - Bayonne — La Rochelle

Startharbour: Pasaia - Bayonne
Boarding after: 30.04.2021 16:00
Departure: 30.04.2021 16:00
Port of destination: La Rochelle
Arrival: 05.05.2021 14:15
Debarkation before: 05.05.2021 20:00
Days on board: 6
Suggested donation towards jorney expenses: 545€

Pasaia – Bayonne – Semaine du Golfe Maritime Festival.

6 days, 5 nights on board. 300 nautical miles.

The trip starts in Pasaia, Spain with a short passage to Bayonne, France. After Bayonne we will do a couple of short stops by the French islands in the Atlantic. We will come to port of La Rochelle on 5th May, early afternoon.

We board on April 30th, 1600 in Pasaia, Spain. We get you settled and acquainted with the ship, do a short safety briefing and prepare for the passage. 18 o’clock , we sail out.

The first passage is 20 nautical miles to Bayonne, France. Short and sweet, designed for you to get used to sailor’s life. Saturday, May 1st we spend in Bayonne, enjoying the town, visiting local attractions. Use this time to relax, as in the evening we will be back to Biscay, underway.

On our way to La Rochelle, we are going to visit some fascinating places. Weather allowing we’d have an anchorage or two by the small islands  Île-d'Aix, Île d'Yeu or Hoëdic. We'll sail by fort Boyard and come to La Rochelle, our second home port, on May 5th.

Underway you are going to learn how to set and trim sails, steer the ship, handle the lines, use the weather forecast and plan a passage. In other words, plenty of practical seamanship.