Le Cornouaille Hotel
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... quay to unload their catch of fish and langoustines and crab. Fifty minutes later, it's all over and we went to one of the local shops to but some langoustine for tea. There were two choices, the fresh catch,which were still alive and wriggling, or the dead pre cooked ones. I chose the ...
We had a pretty nice sail to Concarneau not a long passage from Loctudy.
We've decided to exercise our chill days here.
There's not much to the town other than the old town within fortified walls, but it is atmospheric.
We basically wandered around and visited the Museum of fishing which was, believe it or not, very good.
... with this but we continued on nevertheless.
As we were trying to find a suitable place to leave the dinghy, we hit something and the pin on the outboard motor sheered off. Things are not going right.
After replacing the pin we wandered around town and what a lovely town it is. But being worried about the potential shipping we kept our visit short.
On the way back to the boat we noticed a tanker coming around the bend mooring up ...
... All you got to see was the ground floor living quarters and not the upstairs bedrooms. So not quite value for money.
After that short visit we left Loctudy for our next destination.
We had a lovely sail to the river Odet which is very pretty with all the woodlands on either side of the banks. We anchored in one of the creeks - Arnes de St Cadao.
We were thinking of tackling the Raz du Sein in the afternoon but decided as it was Friday the 13th we'd explore the coastline a bit and anchor somewhere near Curazon.
Found a lovely spot and just enjoyed the view.
Had an early night as we we're planning to head off at 4am. We left slightly later as for whatever reason the alarm didn't go off.
We got the Raz just after the tide had turned and the sun had risen. Luckily we ...