The marina of La Trinité-Sur-Mer

Port of reference for racing, regattas and water recreation

2,020 berths (1,070 places at the pontoon and quay, 180 places on moorings) and 160 places on the harbour platform and at Kermarquer – partnership with Saint Philibert for another 510 places on land)

8,370 visitor nights – 11,500 overnight stays during nautical events  

Equipment

Crane services (boat lift 50 ton – mobile crane 30 ton) – Slipway – dedicated zone for below waterline treatment – dry-stack zone – technical zone with self-service electrical power  

Services  

Wifi – shower blocks and toilets – laundry service – bikes – mixed waste collection and treatment – automated fuel station - free parking for cars at Kermarquer - pumps for waste and bilge water

Nautical events  

The marina of Trinité-sur-Mer always has always had a culture of regattas and nautical events. It organises many renowned European yachting gatherings, like the SPI Ouest France, the Tour de Belle Ile and the Armen Race. Trinité-sur-Mer also hosts the exceptional  8-meter World Cup.  

Staff  

19 permanent staff - 15 seasonal staff

Tourism

The Trinité-sur-Mer marina enjoys a privileged setting on the estuary of the river Crac’h, ideal for water sports in all weather conditions.

Many a big name in sailing has moored at its pontoons, to practice and to install their training base there.

A true symbol of the rise in popularity of sailing in the seventies, the marina has continued to develop and has, over the years, become a reference in sailing and regattas.  

This port welcomes big ocean racers, mono- and multihulls. These examples of technical innovation are a tourist attraction in itself. Take for example the latest arrival, the multihull Spindrift that arrived in 2014. With its overall length of 40 metres it’s the largest race trimaran in the world.    

La Trinité-sur-Mer needs to assure its ranking in sports performance and remain a centre of excellence for racing ships. Planned investments will enable to sustain this image. It’s appeal to high level professional sailors and the outstanding natural beauty of the place have to be maintained.

The Compagnie has always worked closely together with the town and the SNT on the visitor entertainment, especially related to the organisation of high quality nautical events.

Furthermore, with its many buildings located in public space, urban planning and architecture are essential topics of consideration for the vitality of the marina.  

In partnership with the town, an overall project of requalification is taking place.    

PROJECTS AND WORK IN PROGRESS

Works on the waterfront
Reorganisation of the technical zone of the marina and the commercial spaces
Technical zone at Kermarquer

THE PASSEPORT ESCALES NETWORK

The concept of the Passeport Escales (stopover passport) was invented thirty years ago.  Faced with a lack of visitor places in high season, the Morbihan and the Compagnie des Ports du Morbihan came up with Passeport Escales, a unique concept to encourage the mobility of boats, to promote the sharing of the available space and to stimulate the local economy.  

The principle is simple. Sailors inform their home port about their cruising plans and in return they enjoy free overnight stays in other partner marinas. This way, the marina management can be more efficient, with many berths thus liberated to receive visiting boats.  

Launched by the Compagnie du Morbihan, nowadays the network includes ports from the East Coast of the United Kingdom all the way to Spain and Italy, with of course a choice of various marinas along the French coast. In 2014, Passeport Escales counted 91 marinas.

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