Carentan Marina

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A marina at the head of a long channel close to the town in a rural setting, behind lock gates. A couple of restaurant near the top of the marina. Approximately 50 visitor berths on pontoons, basic facilities, supermarket in town.












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1 . Port de Grandcamp-Maisy

A neatly arranged square marina behind a lock gate behind the sea defences and home to two long and two short pontoons hosting about 250 boats with a dozen visitor berths. Walking distance to a cou...

St Vaast-la-Hougue Marina
2 . St Vaast-la-Hougue Marina

A large marina behind a low-gate closed at low-tide. Home to large fishing boats near the entrance and 10 rows of long pontoons inside a secure harbour.

Portbail Yacht Basin
3 . Portbail Yacht Basin

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Port Bassin
4 . Port Bassin

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Marina Carteret
5 . Marina Carteret

A marina boasting 370 berths in a lake set off from the tidal flood estuary, welcoming visitors on the furthest pontoon.

Barfleur Quay
6 . Barfleur Quay

A tidal crowded bay drying out to firm sand with a rocky approach. Some limited shallow quayside mooring in the most northern corner. Three or four restaurants around the quay.

Port du Becquet
7 . Port du Becquet

A small tidal harbour that dries in low tide. Access to one restaurant.

Port de Cap Levi
8 . Port de Cap Levi

A small drying harbour to the east fo Cherbourg.

Cherbourg Avant Port
9 . Cherbourg Avant Port

A local harbour for local residents together with Basin du Commerce which is behind the lock.

Port Chantereyne Marina
10 . Port Chantereyne Marina

A large marina west of the ferry terminal inside this large commercial harbour. A good walk into town to find supermarket, restaurants and bars. Unlike many marina's on the northern coast of France...

Port de Plaisance
11 . Port de Plaisance

A busy port for local boats only.

Marina Bassin Joinville
12 . Marina Bassin Joinville

A long and narrow large marina with 20 visitor berths near the bridge and lock.

Saint Catherin's Bay
13 . Saint Catherin's Bay

A large sand sea bead bay with some partly submerged rocks on the approach.

Gorey Harbour
14 . Gorey Harbour

A sandy drying harbour under Mont Orgueil Castle on the eastern coast of Jersey with a collection of drying buoys outside the breakwater. Several restaurants around the pretty harbour.

Herel Marina
15 . 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.

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.

Bouley Bay
17 . Bouley Bay

A popular anchorage on a sandy sea bed overlooked by Fort Leicester.

Bonne Nuit Bay
18 . Bonne Nuit Bay

A rocky sea bed with a small drying harbour to the west of the rocky beach. Partly exposed rocks in the bay.

Les Blainvilles
19 . Les Blainvilles

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

Saint Helier Marina
20 . Saint Helier Marina

Five pontoons behind a tidal sill with a number of visitor berths at the far end. Good access to town.

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Carentan
1 . Carentan
(Normandy )

A small inland town at the foot of a canal home to a dozen pontoons.

Grandcamp-Maisy
2 . Grandcamp-Maisy
(Normandy )

A small fishing town that was home to the German heavy artillery. The approach is either side of high-water with a small marina behind a gated lock.

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue
3 . Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue
(Normandy )

The small historical whaling town has a finger of land extending south with a mound on which a fort was built. To the north there is a marina enclosed within a breakwater opposite a tiny island of ...

Portbail
4 . Portbail
(Normandy )

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

Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
5 . Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
(Normandy )

The small town is access via a breakwater with mooring buoys to the left approach, further inland two gated locks can be found.

Barfleur
6 . Barfleur
(Normandy )

An historical port for a journey to England where the Normans departed for the battle of Hastings.

Carteret
7 . 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.

Cherbourg-Octeville
8 . Cherbourg-Octeville
(Normandy )

A large city and military port with ferries to Ireland and England. A stopping point for transatlantic liners. Home to fishing and yacht and a shipbuilding yard.

Courseulles-sur-Mer
9 . Courseulles-sur-Mer
(Normandy )

A popular tourist destination for the normandy beach landings, and for Parisians during summer. Home to two gated basins along the river Seulles.

Granville
10 . 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...

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

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

Saint Helier
12 . 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.

Goury
13 . Goury
(Normandy )

A small village on the end of the peninsula with a tiny harbour for local boats.

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

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

Ouistreham
15 . Ouistreham
(Normandy )

A small fishing port with a ferry and marina. Entrance to the Caen canal to the Med is behind the locks that open five times during high water.

Sark
16 . 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.

Dives-sur-Mer
17 . Dives-sur-Mer
(Normandy )

The historic town built around the mouth of the river Dives is home to a gated marina and a series of yachts moored in the channel. The town was the launchpad for William the Conqueror and has a ma...

St Anne
18 . St Anne
(Alderney Island - United Kingdom )

The charming capital of the island with a small population of 2,000 dominates most of the island and is accessible from Braye.

Braye
19 . Braye
(Alderney Island - United Kingdom )

Also known as Alderney harbour this village on the northern side of the island is protected by a 1km breakwater and provides good access to St Annes.

Herm
20 . Herm
(Guernsey Island - United Kingdom )

A tiny village with less than 100 people and a small jetty on the western side of the island.

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