The marina of St Francois: a stop-over that couldn't be ignored on the Atlantic coast!
Situated on the Atlantic side, in a turquoise blue lagoon, its basin of 220 places and the quays were entirely renovated in 2008.
Igwa Aventure Guadeloupe (French Caribbean) is a new race of international scale during which, throughout one week, from November 22 th to November 29th 2008, 22 teams will live and progress through running, swimming, paddleling, biking, discovering or seeking... The race will respectively alternate adventure-sports events in the heart of the nature the Guadeloupean Islands landscape and discovery events in tows and villages, so to feel scents and flavours, and to go to meet the inheritance and culture of the guadeloupeans.
Nautical station / nautic resort of St.Francois in Guadeloupe are many: boat, canoeing, rafting, kite surfing, power boating, jetskiing, fishing, diving, surfing, bodyboarding, sailing area, cruising, sailing lightly, windsurf, walk at sea, ports, anchorages ...
Route du Rhum 2010 - Single-handed Transatlantic race - St Malo Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe - Caribbean - Route du Rhum 2010 : Départ Saint-Malo - Arrivée Pointe à Pitre (Guadeloupe)
Route du Rhum, St Malo to Pointe a Pitre (Guadeloupe): also called "the most famous single-handed Transatlantic race", the 2010 edition of the Route du Rhum promises beautiful moments of sailing. This yacht single-handed Transatlantic race will start October 31, 2010 in Saint-Malo to join Pointe a Pitre in Guadeloupe.
Historic: in 1978, the first edition of "Route du Rhum" made the race very famous thanks to an exciting race and an amazing finish : at the arrival in Guadeloupe, 98 seconds separated Mike Birch’s Olympus Photo from its nearest competitor, Michel Malinovski’s Kriter V.
The hotels, residences and villas Primea Hotels, as an hotel chain specialized on the French West Indies and Guadeloupe, with the hotel Golf Village, the residence Le Vallon, Villas Aquarelles, the hotel La Sucrerie du Comte, and residence Turquoise, are wishing a very good wind at all crews of the Tour de France à la Voile.
The Guadeloupe has not breached its maritime tradition by attending this year's Tour de France à la Voile from June 28 to July 24, 2008.
If Outre-Mer was present at this year's Tour de France in sailing, notably through the boat City of Port - Region Meeting (Gabriel Jean-Albert), but the boat BRED Ile Verte (Sylvain Chtounder)was also representing the archipelago of Guadeloupe (Les Saintes, Marie-Galante, Basse Terre, La Désirade, Petite Terre, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy).
By clicking on "Find more" you will get the some video pictures of sailing during the "Tour de France à la voile" on Dailymotion.
Diving in Guadeloupe : ready to plunge into the Guadeloupe's world of silence : choose between scuba diving or diving with compressed air cylinder on our back.
Many diving clubs offer baptisms, initiation, "discoveries" or diving course, possibly related to specific themes (shipwrecks, underwater photography, archaeology ...). You will also be able to pass an exam.
By clicking on "Find more" you will get the list of diving schools and the list of major diving spots in the archipelago of Guadeloupe.