A guide to cruising around France: where to go, what to see

Discover the benefits of cruising in France. Article by Cruising Association.
Discover the benefits of cruising in France. Article by Cruising Association.

Interested in cruising around France? Not-for-profit organisation Cruising Association shares insights on how to do so.

Cruising on a sailing or motorboat has to be viewed as one of the safest and most practical social distancing sports/hobbies and holidays there is, and more and more people are taking to the water. The sense of freedom and sheer pleasure of being on a lake, river, canal or on the sea, has huge mental and physical benefits.

Judith Grimwade, a past President of the Cruising Association, and her husband Mark, have cruised extensively in their yacht Wizard of Paget. The Grimwades bought Wizard of Paget in 1994 in a poor state and spent until her launch in 2002 rebuilding her in their garden. The couple have been cruising the coast of Western France since 2003. 

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The Wizard of Paget approaching L'Herbaudiere.
The Wizard of Paget approaching L'Herbaudiere.

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