La Trinité-sur-Mer

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La Trinité-sur-Mer is located on the south coast of Brittany in northern western France.  This world famous port and yachting centre, nestled in the heart of the of Quiberon Bay and close to not the Gulf of Morbihan, offers both the charm of an authentic village of southern Britain and the tranquility of a family resort

Situated 25 km from Lorient and Vannes and 12 km from Auray, La Trinité-sur-Mer is easily accessible by car, train or plane.

 

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The race area will be located in Quiberon Bay.  This large and beautiful enclosure is essentially free of currents, with only the southern part experiencing transverse currents of about 1.5 knots. Wind patterns, including land breezes, are under the influence of the coastal topography of the bay. This ensures universally near ideal racing conditions, whatever the force and direction of the wind.

The bay’s area of 400 km² is ideal for the numerous nautical activities organized throughout the year by the various clubs of the bay. Its size permits the Spi Ouest-France regatta, the largest cruising class event in Europe with its 500 boats, to sail over three distinct courses..

The 14 km long Quiberon peninsula is connected to the mainland near Carnac by an isthmus less than 100 metres wide. The peninsula is extended by the islands of Belle-Île, Houat and Hoëdic. It serves as a breakwater, protecting the bay from large swells rolling in from the South and West.

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