Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

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The long curved sandy beach of Cast-le-Guildo is a port city and nautical centre. Home to a large marina behind a sturdy breakwater. Many yachts are found anchored outside of the marina.




"Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (Breton: Sant-Kast-ar-Gwildoù, Gallo: Saent-Cast-le-Giledo) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France. It is port city on the English Channel as it also has a nautical center, the Centre Nautique de Saint- Cast (CNSC) ranked 3rd to 6th in the nation.

The classical pianist Irène Aïtoff (1904–2006) was born in Saint-Cast." Wikipedia









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Saint-Cast Port d'Armor Marina
1 . Saint-Cast Port d'Armor Marina

A large marina south of the tip of the headland, north of the large beach.

Dinard bay
2 . Dinard bay

A large field of buoys in the bay with a more compact group of fore and aft mooring closer to the floating walkway next to the quayside. No visitors.

Les Bas-Sablons Marina
3 . Les Bas-Sablons Marina

Just south of the main ferry terminals in a large bay protected by a solid breakwater below the Fort d'aled. Holding just short of 1300 berths on long pontoons with a sill to keep the basin flooded...

Port Vauban St-Malo
4 . Port Vauban St-Malo

A marina tucked into the northern corner of the Vauban Bassin behind a double gated lock accessed from the northern side of the outer ferry terminals. Good access to the old town full of restaurant...

Dahouet Moorings
5 . Dahouet Moorings

A busy drying harbour for local boats and fishing vessel.

Dahouet Marina
6 . Dahouet Marina

A busy marina with four pontoons behind a sill providing 2m of depth at low tide. A walk around the bay offers several restaurants.

Rotheneuf Bay
7 . Rotheneuf Bay

A natural sandy harbour behind a rocky narrow approach. Many boats dry out in the western side of the bay with a collection on the eastern side.

Plouer Marina
8 . Plouer Marina

A small marina behind a narrow flood gate with pontoons near Le Port Saint-Hubert in the western bank of the river Rance.

Lyvet Marina
9 . Lyvet Marina

A marina with six pontoons and two mooring fields on the river Rance behind a tidal barrage that provides high-water access out past St Malo. Limited facilities and a couple of restaurant in the vi...

Dinan. Quay
10 . Dinan. Quay

A long quay on the west bank of the river Rance as it narrows up towards Dinan. Some aft-to mooring leading on to a series of restaurants in a pleasant leafy surrounding. A 20min walk into the town...

Port de la Houle
11 . Port de la Houle

A drying harbour with few vessel. One or two seen alongside the harbour wall. Plenty of restaurants around the harbour.

Port de Saint Brieuc le Legue
12 . Port de Saint Brieuc le Legue

A canal like setting behind a lock offering good shelter and access to the local town La Legue and a good walk into Saint Brieuc. Accessed from the large sandy drying nature reserve on the coast.

Marina Saint-Quay-Portrieux
13 . Marina Saint-Quay-Portrieux

A large marina in a sold harbour a good 10min walk from the town around the old drying harbour full of smaller local boats. A couple of restaurants found on route.

Quai Jean Bart
14 . Quai Jean Bart

A busy marina behind a low-water gate accessed through a drying harbour for local boats. The quay surrounds hosts several restaurants and a supermarket is close by on foot.

Les Blainvilles
15 . Les Blainvilles

A series of buoys in the tidal channel alongside the rocky Grande Ile. One restaurant near the fortress and ferry point.

Granville - Basin du Commerce
16 . Granville - Basin du Commerce

A large busy drying offering sheltered anchorage and an entrance into the Basin a Flot used by local fishing vessel.

Herel Marina
17 . Herel Marina

A large marina with a tidal sill on the tip of Granville. the quayside offers a few restaurants in a commercial setting, while several more are found 15min walk into town.

La Chambre
18 . La Chambre

A popular partly drying anchorage in-between a rocky coastline towards the south-eastern coast of Brehat island near Logodec islet.

Le Bourg Buoys
19 . Le Bourg Buoys

A small number of drying buoys between two semi submerged rocks to the east of the village.

Port Clos Harbour
20 . Port Clos Harbour

A natural drying harbour on the southern side of the island. A number of restaurants are a short walk north into the pretty village.

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Saint-Malo
1 . Saint-Malo
(Bretagne )

An historic French port and walled city famous for piracy and wealth from overseas adventures. Now a ferry to England and Channel Islands. Home to a gated basin, a large marina, and a beach with se...

Dahouet
2 . Dahouet
(Bretagne )

A small town near Pleneuf-Val-Andre is home to a moderately sized marina that can only be accessed either side of high-water.

Port Saint-Hubert
3 . Port Saint-Hubert
(Bretagne )

Heading down the river Rance from Saint Malo behind the swing bridge are a couple of gated marinas.

Saint-Brieuc
4 . Saint-Brieuc
(Bretagne )

The town built on the river Gouet was named after a Welsh Monk is home to a marina found a short distance up the river mouth behind a lock and wing bridge.

Binic
5 . Binic
(Bretagne )

A marina is found behind a gated base with an an approach allegedly clogged with sea lettuce.

Saint-Quay-Portrieux
6 . Saint-Quay-Portrieux
(Bretagne )

An east facing town on the channel with a large drying sandy beach-bay home to local boats, and a larger marina behind substantial harbour walls.

Granville
7 . Granville
(Normandy )

A seaside resort that used to be famous for cod fishing and shellfish. With a similar landscape to rocky Monaco founded by William the Conqueror. It is a ferry terminal and has two yacht basins ove...

Port Clos
8 . Port Clos
(Brehat Island )

A small port on the southern side of Brehat island.

Paimpol
9 . Paimpol
(Bretagne )

An attractive tourist destination with cobbled streets full of restaurants and bars. An interesting place to visit with much rich history. Two basins behind gated locks.

Saint Aubin
10 . Saint Aubin
(Isle of Jersey - United Kingdom )

A picturesque village on the southern side of Jersey and home to a drying harbour.

Saint Helier
11 . Saint Helier
(Isle of Jersey - United Kingdom )

The main town on the island of Jersey is home to a several marinas and a host of historical landmarks for exploring on foot.

Lezardrieux
12 . Lezardrieux
(Bretagne )

The village is found on the entrance of the river Trieux with a marina, moorings and a variety of small shops.

Gorey
13 . Gorey
(Isle of Jersey - United Kingdom )

A fortified village on the eastern side of Jersey and home to a small drying harbour.

Treguier
14 . Treguier
(Bretagne )

A very pretty old town found up a long channel with a marina and small supermarket.

Portbail
15 . Portbail
(Normandy )

A small town with a large drying harbour with a small yacht basin.

Perros-Guirec
16 . Perros-Guirec
(Bretagne )

A classy seaside resort with fabulous beaches and water sports overlooking the islet of Tome and home to a wet basin.

Lannion
17 . Lannion
(Bretagne )

The large town of Lannion is found a couple of kilometres down the winding river Legeur which offers some anchorage.

Sark
18 . Sark
(Isle of Sark - United Kingdom )

A small town in the centre of the island with a population of 500 wit no cars. This was the first island to be declared a Dark Sky Island.

Carteret
19 . Carteret
(Normandy )

Sometimes called the "port of the isles" on the mouth of the river Gerfleur. the inner bay is home to a gated marina.

Ploumanach
20 . Ploumanach
(Bretagne )

Th town is on a northern outcrop of Brittany and was proud to win an award of the most liked village by France. It is surrounded by pink granite and sands. It hosts a natural lagoon harbour.

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