Costarmoricaine : St Quay - Erquy
Arrivée du FRA 297 dans le port d'Erquy

Date: Saturday, August 10th, 2019
Distance: 31 or 40 miles (58 or 74km)

During this day, the Formula 18 catamarans leave from Saint-Quay-Portrieux to arrive in the harbor of Erquy, in front of the beach. Unlike on the first day, the boats will sail more close to the coasts of the bay of Saint Brieuc between the islet of Mauve and the Cap d'Erquy. They will cross the natural reserve of the Bay of Saint-Brieuc.

Course

Warning:Provided geographical coordinates may contain errors, we disclaim any liability in this case. Furthermore, there are obstacles to navigation between some consecutive marks so you must prepare your navigation by carefully referring to a marine navigation chart.

There are two possible routes for this leg, the choice is made to the mark "Le Légué" according to the conditions of navigation.

Alternative A :

#Symb.DescriptionLeft on...dprev(nm)dtot(nm)Coordinatesdtot(km)Estimated time
1Start line
In front the Estran beach.
0.00.048° 38.570' N 2° 48.715' W(GP)0.0
2La Mauve
Islet
Turn around this small island.
Starboard4.54.548° 42.183' N 2° 52.783' W(GP)8.411:20 - 12:20
3Île Harbour
Lighthouse
Port3.68.148° 40.000' N 2° 48.500' W(GP)15.011:40 - 13:00
4Herflux
Tower
Port1.09.148° 39.067' N 2° 47.950' W(GP)16.811:40 - 13:10
5La Roselière
South buoy
Port2.111.248° 37.300' N 2° 46.183' W(GP)20.811:50 - 13:40
6Le Légué
Free water buoy
Gate with an organization boat. If the boat shows a Charlie flag, apply the B alternative, otherwise this alternative applies.
Port4.515.748° 34.333' N 2° 41.150' W(GP)29.112:10 - 14:30
7Les Trois Pierres
Port side buoy
Gate with an organization boat.
Port8.824.548° 38.367' N 2° 29.367' W(GP)45.313:00 - 16:20
8Basse du Courant
South buoy
Port0.925.448° 39.233' N 2° 29.150' W(GP)47.013:00 - 16:30
9Les Justières
South buoy
Gate with an organization boat.
Port2.227.648° 40.594' N 2° 26.493' W(GP)51.113:10 - 17:00
10Basse du Courant
South buoy
Starboard2.229.848° 39.233' N 2° 29.150' W(GP)55.213:20 - 17:20
11Les Trois Pierres
Port side buoy
Port0.930.748° 38.367' N 2° 29.367' W(GP)56.913:30 - 17:30
12Finish line
In front of the beach, in Erquy harbor.
0.731.448° 37.988' N 2° 28.417' W(GP)58.213:30 - 17:40

Alternative B :

#Symb.DescriptionLeft on...dprev(nm)dtot(nm)Coordinatesdtot(km)Estimated time
1Start line
In front the Estran beach.
0.00.048° 38.570' N 2° 48.715' W(GP)0.0
2La Mauve
Islet
Turn around this small island.
Starboard4.54.548° 42.183' N 2° 52.783' W(GP)8.411:20 - 12:20
3Île Harbour
Lighthouse
Port3.68.148° 40.000' N 2° 48.500' W(GP)15.011:40 - 13:00
4Herflux
Tower
Port1.09.148° 39.067' N 2° 47.950' W(GP)16.811:40 - 13:10
5La Roselière
South buoy
Port2.111.248° 37.300' N 2° 46.183' W(GP)20.811:50 - 13:40
6Le Légué
Free water buoy
Gate with an organization boat. If the boat shows a Charlie flag, apply this alternative, otherwise alternative A applies.
Port4.515.748° 34.333' N 2° 41.150' W(GP)29.112:10 - 14:30
7Le Dahouët
North buoy
Port3.919.648° 35.150' N 2° 35.450' W(GP)36.212:30 - 15:20
8Rohein
West mark tower
Starboard4.023.548° 38.800' N 2° 37.767' W(GP)43.612:50 - 16:10
9Le Petit Léjon
West buoy
Starboard3.026.548° 41.783' N 2° 37.583' W(GP)49.113:10 - 16:40
10L'Évette
North mark tower
Starboard5.231.748° 38.517' N 2° 31.467' W(GP)58.713:30 - 17:50
11Les Trois Pierres
Port side buoy
Gate with an organization boat.
Port1.433.148° 38.367' N 2° 29.367' W(GP)61.313:40 - 18:00
12Basse du Courant
South buoy
Port0.934.048° 39.233' N 2° 29.150' W(GP)63.013:40 - 18:10
13Les Justières
South buoy
Gate with an organization boat.
Port2.236.248° 40.594' N 2° 26.493' W(GP)67.114:00 - 18:40
14Basse du Courant
South buoy
Starboard2.238.448° 39.233' N 2° 29.150' W(GP)71.214:10 - 19:10
15Les Trois Pierres
Port side buoy
Port0.939.348° 38.367' N 2° 29.367' W(GP)72.814:10 - 19:20
16Finish line
In front of the beach, in Erquy harbor, between a boat showing an orange flag and an inflatable yellow buoy.
0.740.148° 37.988' N 2° 28.417' W(GP)74.214:20 - 19:30

The Step City: Erquy

Pointe du Cap d'Erquy

Number of inhabitants: 3568
Position: 48° 38'N, 2° 28'W
Area: 2646ha

The harbor of Erquy is one of the main fishing ports for scallop of Côtes d'Armor. Cape of Erquy is composed of moors, pine woods and pink sandstone cliffs. There are old stone quarries (above the port) that were shipped by boat from the port.

Useful sites:
City of Erquy: http://www.ville-erquy.com/
Tourist Office: https://www.capderquy-valandre.com/

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