If you fancy exploring one of the most diversified sailing areas in Europe or even whole world, then France might be a good option. Offering 3000 km of varied coastline, sailors may choose to rent a boat either in the Mediterranean Sea or hilly coasts of the Atlantic Ocean. While making your choice, you should take into consideration both your sailing experience and also type of holidays you are looking for.

🗸 How to rent a boat in France

Sailing in France is easy and requires only basic licence. There are more than 450 boats in 42 marinas offering wide range of boat types available to rent.

🗸 When to rent a boat in France

The busiest seasons for sailing in both Britanny and Côte d’Azur are in July and August. Once you are there dont miss out to try delicious French cuisine while having a glass of domestic wine. That will be definitely worth it!

🗸 Sailing destination for beginners or adventure seekers?

Beginners or those looking for relaxed vacation might prefer sailing in the calm waters of South France and explore popular marinas in Côte d’Azur such as Grimaud or Saint- Raphael.

On the other hand, sailors with more experience or people seeking adventures might favour renting a boat along the french Atlantic coast in the region Brittany due to varied tides and rocky landscape.

Despite their diversity, both of these areas offer plenty of historic sites, lovely beaches and breath taking views, so no matter which one you choose, sailing in France will definitely become an unforgettable experience.

The most popular destinations to rent a boat in France are CannesAuxerre and Trinite sur mer.

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