Getting to Carnac

You need to put your little boat on a bigger boat.

There are a choice of routes for you to take. The most popular ones are to go via Roscoff (2hr20 to Carnac), St Malo (2hr20), Cherbourg (3hr40), Caen (3hr15), Le Havre (4hr15) and Calais (6hr20) depending on where you are based.

Brittany ferries are offering 20% off selected crossings for competitors.

The discount is available on sailings from UK to France 24th - 27th May inclusive, and sailings from France to UK 28th May - 2nd June inclusive.

Exclusions: Friday Overnight crossings from the UK, Saturday overnight crossings from France and all Highspeed services.

Details of how to access the offer will be emailed to you when you enter.

Promotional Terms & Conditions apply including immediate payment/no refund.

Get organised - book your travel early!

Arrival at Carnac YC

The following PDF documents have been provided by YC Carnac to help you on your arrival.

Carnac YC location map

Parking & dinghy park plan (West)

Dinghy park plan (East)


There is a large number of accommodation options in Carnac to suit all styles / budgets. The best places to start your search are the YC Carnac website ( or the local tourist info website (

Les Menhirs campsite is offering a 10% discount to all competitors. Just mention SMELT 2017 when you make your booking.

The campsite is a short walk from the sailing club, and offer mobile homes as well as tent pitches.