Ile d'Yeu

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An online cruising guide for yachts sailing to Île d'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu
46°42.73′N, 2°20.71′W Chart icon.png
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Port Joinville, Ile d'Yeu

Situated mid-way between the French coastal ports of Saint-Nazaire and Les Sables d'Olonne, Ile d'Yeu lies about 15 miles offshore. Unlike the islands further north, Ile d'Yeu is a relatively flat island and has an excellent network of cycle and walking paths. The main harbour of Port Joinville has a very good marina with pontoon berths and all facilities.

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Communication

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Navigation

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Berthing

Ports

  • Port Joinville - it has an excellent, well-sheltered marina with pontoon berths and (out of the main season) plenty of room for visiting yachts. Water and electricity are available at all berths
  • Port de la Meule - on the S side of the island

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

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Anchorages

In Port de la Meule.

Yacht Services and Repairs

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Marine Stores

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Yacht Services/Repairs/Yards

Fuel, Water, & Electricity

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Things to do Ashore

Tourism

Port Joinville waterfront
Port de la Meule
Pointe du Chatelet
A typical Ile d'Yeu cottage
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The town of Port Joinville is quiet but attractive, with a bustling waterfont market. The walk across the island to Pointe Du Chatelet is worth it for the views over the Atlantic coast. Port de la Meule is a charming little harbour overlooked by a brooding ruined castle in a wild and romatic setting.

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Internet/WiFi

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Laundry

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Friends

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Links

References & Publications

See France.

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