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Avel Char

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A great introduction to sand yachting

We chose a midweek trip and booked and paid on the Avel website which was very easy.The site is in... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
VicMar1066
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Villedieu-les-Poeles, France
Superb finale to our week in St Malo

Having seem the land sailing earlier in the week, we booked it for our final activity of our... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
MatthewJ2341
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AVEL, center of sand yachting on the coasts of Brittany, in bay of Mont St Michel, on the strand of HIREL. AVEL proposes to make you discover the pleasures of the sand yachting in the bay of Mont St Michel, on the town of Hirel, 15 min from St Malo...more
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2 rue du Bord de Mer, 35120 Hirel, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose a midweek trip and booked and paid on the Avel website which was very easy.The site is in the village of Hirel and is well signposted. There is a large car park on the beach with plenty of tables and chairs, where we...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Having seem the land sailing earlier in the week, we booked it for our final activity of our holiday. Loads of fun - far better than I thought it would be. You can either work the 'boat' hard and race other people, or sit back...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

we spent a session on the land yachts on a moderately windy day and had great fun . the instructors were very good their english wasn't the best but they demonstrated the technique very well.it is physically demanding and extremely fast very enjoable all round

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

We went to Avel Char to do sand yachting. It was a blast and the staff were very helpful and friendly! The price was very reasonable.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Super activity. Booked online at last minute. First-time with 8 & 11 yr old boys who loved it. Wear sunglasses as sand spits in your face due to speed.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Very friendly and professional. The carts were functional. The staff is very friendly and fun. The spot is perfect for the practice of char à voile.

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Thomas L, Responsable relations publiques at Avel Char, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hi! Thanks for your advice for the next costumer, we needed some english one! We are stoke that you enjoy the sandyatch, and all our team! Cheers!

Reviewed 24 April 2018

we've been coming here with a group of pupils from our school in the netherlands for a few years now. the guys at Avel chars have good material, are friendly and take their job seriously. i recommend Avel Chars Highly!

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Thomas L, Responsable relations publiques at Avel Char, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thanks a lot! We are happy to have some costumer like you who come back every years! Thanks for the compliments, and see you next year!

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Had been meaning to try this for years but was chicken (have a holiday home nearby). Booking via their website, particularly the time slot selection was easy. The usual perfunctory health and safety talk and basics took 15 mins (100 French words translated to 5...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

This was awesome fun and a highlight of our visit to Brittany. After a short period of instruction we were off. There was a group of adolescents at the same time and nobody got into serious difficulty, The staff were very friendly and an accommodating...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

You get plenty of wind here - I mean PLENTY. That's why they do this sport here - and it is fun. 1784.

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