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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.


The "Famille Plus" label

The sailing school is an adherent of the Famile Plus label, which demonstrates its commitment to providing equipment and teaching for children as well as adults ina  family setting.

More about "Famille Plus"


Nautical events

Every summer, a number of special nautical events bring the coasts of the island to life: Les Voiles de Noirmoutier, the Regatta du Bois de la Chaise and the Beneteau Cup, are the best known and most popular.


Ecole de Voile de Noirmoutier Fort Saint Pierre

Plages des Dames

Direction Bois de la Chaise

85 330 Noirmoutier-en-l’Ile

Tel : +33 (0) - Fax : +33 (0)