Sand yachtingFamily fun from eight years of age
Try sand yachting with your children
Sand yachting is a popular activity in La Manche. It’s great fun for all the family, usually from eight years of age. No special skills are required, and the instructor will explain everything you need to know when you arrive. An introductory session lasts from 1 to 2 hours, including preparing the equipment, before racing off to test the activity on a marked course.
Where to try this activity?
There are lots of sand yachting centres in La Manche. You can enjoy a family experience at any time of year:
The Club Nautique in Coutainville
The Club Nautique in Coutainville, one of the biggest clubs in La Manche. Introductory sessions are available, as well as outings for those with more experience.
The Centre d’Activités Voile et Vent in Sciotot
The Centre d’Activités Voile et Vent in Sciotot offers lessons of 1 to 2 hours and regulated equipment hire. You can also head off on a tour to discover the gorgeous bay of Sciotot, including a short break with tasty treats for you to sample.
you can do it all year round as long as there’s a bit of wind.
What to wear?
Summer: shorts, sunglasses, gloves and closed-toe shoes.
Winter: wetsuit (available on site), gloves, jacket and boots.