Brittany « mother » of offshore races

After Brest in 2021, the Pro sailing tour makes its strong come back on the Brittany coast, on the Northern coast and in the « Manche » basin. Whole Brittany will welcome the tour with 3 stops : Brest, Saint Brieuc bay and Roscoff for the final race: the faithful audience keen on sensations, but also the nautical industry companies which build and equip the boats (1500), companies which train the competitors , offshore « Port la Forêt » and « Concarneau », the Brittany sailing valley made of 210 companies specialized in offshore races and their teams between Vannes , Lorient and Brest. The Nautical industry in Brittany represents 160 marinas welcoming each year 50 000 yachtsmen, 35 nautical centers and 750 service providers who offer about 4000 leisure activities a year for more than 1 Million of beginners or boat lovers followers. A complete Eco system whose motto could be: in each sailor is a budding star or an innovative contractor!

Brest offers the best European nautical stadium to the Ocean Fifty. The harbor of Brest will offer wind and technicality to the skippers as well as an open door to the Atlantic Ocean or the « Manche ». Sailing Land, the stop will place great emphasis on young « Finistériens » who will have the opportunity to meet and to support the skippers and the crews. During the months to come, Brest will welcome the most beautiful Nautical events: the Pro Sailing Tour, the world championship « IQ Foil » and the « Arkea Ultim Challenge ».

“Brest , a city nestled in the heart of an outstanding harbor , a true inner sea , proposes the practice of nautical sports as well as welcomes in a safe way numerous competitions including international competitions during the whole year .

The seaport can be proud of the names and the exploits of skilled and famous sailors as shown on «the « quai des records «

The Pro sailing Tour will contribute to it.
The « Brestois » and «the « Brestoises » will be glad and proud to welcome the « Fifty » which will dramatically race before their eyes in their amazing nautical stadium. »

François CUILLANDRE
Maire de Brest

© Brest métropole DR

© Brest métropole DR

« Brittany, nautical land has always at heart to welcome new races on its coasts and I am glad that the second edition of the Pro Sailing Tour roots this summer in 3 of our harbors. I am more than happy that the stops and regattas remain several days in Brest, Saint Brieuc and Roscoff leaving time to the audience to walk on pontoons and seaside, to discover the places to see the boats and to meet the skippers. »

Loïg Chesnais-Girard,
Président de la Région Bretagne

With 1400 km of coasts the « Finistère »is the quintessential nautical land. Our territory is full of emblematic locations and innovative equipment helping the sailing lovers to live and flourish.
Starting in Bonifacio the Pro Sailing tour will end in the « Finistère » and will highlight two of our most beautiful locations the harbor of Brest and the bay of Morlaix thanks to a marvelous challenge and a TV series broadcasted worldwide.

Leisure for some or job for others, sailing is a high level discipline strongly supported by the « conseil départemental » because of its values of excellence and innovation shared by the territory itself. »

Maël de Calan
Président du Conseil Départemental du Finistère
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