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Sailing school

The Plage des Dames and St Pierre beach are located on the north-east of the island of Noirmoutier and are protected from prevailing winds to the west by the beautiful forest of Bois de la Chaise. The conditions are ideal for learning to sail safely. This rocky part of the island contrasts with the more sandy south with its landscape of dunes.


The Municipal Sailing School bears the certification "French Sailing school" awarded by the French Sailing Federation.


It is committed to

High quality teaching in a friendly atmosphere, by qualified instructors belonging to the French Sailing Federation and holding a state certificate.

Your safety. Suitable safety equipment, in good condition, will be provided.


When signing up you must:

  • demonstrate your ability to swim or have a swimming certificate (for over 16s this means 50 metres from a diving start. For under 16s it means 25 meters swimming and staying underwater for a short time)
  • Parental consent is required for minors.



All activities proposed:

Activities for 2013




Noirmoutier Fort Saint Pierre Sailing School

Plages des Dames

Direction Bois de la Chaise

85 330 Noirmoutier-en-l’Ile

Tel: +33 (0)2 51 39 32 62 - Fax: +33 (0)2 51 39 46 45