Douarnenez Festival, 2018

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018
The OGA fleet in Douarnenez
©Ben Collins

In 2018, the Douarnenez Festival, runs from 25- 29 July. Visit the website for registration forms and more details Douarnenez Festival. 

Why not cruise in company down to the Festival and back to Cowes in time for the OGA55 Anniversary? 
Find out more about the 'Rolling Snowball' Channel cruise and express interest now!

Travel by ferry and road?

Brittany Ferries daily services from Portsmouth to St Malo provide an easy route for trailer sailors or people just wanting to join in the fun without a boat.

Douarnenez Festivals in bygone years . . .

Browse these tales and a video from 1996, 2012 and 2016 to whet your appetite for a trip to France this summer, before joining the OGA August Anniversary celebrations in Cowes, 2018.

An article by Royston Raymond recalls the Brest and Douarnenez Festivals in 1996 and may be found on 'Sailing by'. Ben wrote an article for Gaffers Log in December 2012, when he visited both festivals. There's several accounts of the 2016 Cruise in Company to Douarnenez in 2016 issues of Gaffers Log. Browse tales from the OGA Cruise in Company to St Malo, 2015 and the Festivals at Brest and Douarnenez, 2016 on 'Sailing by'.

Brest and Douarnenez, France
Brest and Douarnenez