Plaisance Evolution

Learn to use electronic navigation systems with Dominique
Sailing Cruise at Locmariaquer

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  • Dominique Paris is an experienced trainer who'll let you into the secrets of electronic navigation over the course of a few days, starting from La Trinité-sur-Mer. So don't forget to take your tablet!

    Dominique Paris is ahead of the game. Based at La Trinité-sur-Mer, he's the skipper in charge of a cruising school with a difference, because it specialises in making the link between traditional and electronic navigation methods. Depending on the weather, you'll head for either Brest or La Rochelle. On board his 12.5 metre yacht, Dominique will teach you how to navigate using your touch-tablet. "These days you can get apps with navigation programmes and charts. People are very interested in this kind of technology, especially when they're thinking of hiring or buying a boat." A former teacher with France's national sailing school, l'École Nationale de Voile, and with 30 years of experience behind him, he organises week-long courses for individuals from late February until early November. Plaisance Évolution is highly regarded as an ocean racing school, and is also a training centre for professionals.
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