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Sailing the Coast of Brittany with Bessie Ellen

  • Vessel: Bessie Ellen
  • Where: Douarnenez, France
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Embark: Douarnenez - 19 July 2024, 12:00
  • Disembark: Douarnenez - 25 July 2024, 10:00
Board type:All Inclusive
25% deposit payable on bookings made more than 90 days in advance. Full amount payable on all other bookings.
Ticket type: Single berth (open saloon)
Price:£1,285.00 per person
Ticket type: Single berth (18-25yrs)
Price:£1,025.00 per person

Spend seven days exploring the coast of Brittany from Douarnenez with traditional tall ship Bessie Ellen.

Join Bessie Ellen as she spends her 2024 season sailing around the British Isles to celebrate 120 years of heritage sailing. Built in 1904 and meticulously restored, Bessie Ellen stands as a testament to the golden age of maritime exploration, brimming with captivating tales from the past. 

Split into fourteen legs, she will encompass the landscapes and seafaring heritage of the UK. From the enchanting coasts of Cornwall to the rugged shores of Wales and Scotland, including the mystical Orkney Islands and back down the East Coast. As part of this magnificent journey, she will also celebrate the esteemed French maritime festival of Brest before returning to Cornwall and the breathtaking Isles of Scilly.

This sailing leg is from the harbour town of Douarnenez as you spend seven days exploring the Breton coast and the maritime history on offer. A more relaxed leg of the tour as Bessie Ellen takes guests around the sheltered peninsula of Crozon. 

  • Leg 10
  • Traditional Tall ship Sailing
  • 120 years anniversary tour
  • Fully Skippered
  • Friendly Crew
  • Coastal sailing
  • Great for solo travellers
  • All-inclusive Board

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