Watersports and sailing

Whether you prefer a sport catamaran, a dinghy, an optimist or a cruising yacht, sailing is how-you-like-it on the coasts of Normandy, which deserve a blue flag for friendliness.

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Set sail for the Armada 2019!

The world's tallest and most magnificent yachts will travel to Rouen for 10 days of nautical fun for the Armada Festival which will take place in early June along the banks of the Seine river.

From 6 to 16 June 2019, the 7th edition of the Armada Festival will attract millions of visitors to the quaysides of Rouen along the banks of the Seine river. Over 50 Tall Ships are expected which rank among the most splendid examples in the world today together with modern warships and other exceptional sailing craft. There will be concerts, firework displays and lots going on during the festival including free visits on board these amazing tall ships.

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