Back to Sein
I finally return to the Île de Sein, surrounded by rocks and tidal races: island of myths and an indomitable spirit. MY BOAT Do you want a boat like mine? Sh…
I finally return to the Île de Sein, surrounded by rocks and tidal races: island of myths and an indomitable spirit.
Do you want a boat like mine?
She is 15ft long, an adapted Ilur designed by François Vivier, and built of clinker plywood by les Charpentiers Reunis of Cancale in 1994. The design is based closely on the traditional inshore fishing boats of Brittany, including her single boom-less lugsail rig and lack of a mainsheet horse, (controversial among my viewers). Although rare in Britain, Ilurs are quite common in France.
Similar dinghies can often be found for sale in the French magazine le Chasse-Marée
Or try Le Bon Coin, (where you can buy anything in France).
MORE INFORMATION ON DINGHY CRUISING
Read my book, the Dinghy Cruising Companion:
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