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Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly

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Interesting even for a non-sailor

We had come to La Base to see the submarine pens but had some time before our tour so decided to... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
CarolS98
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Great rainy day activity in Lorient

It was pouring the day we to chose to visit this place with our four children. Turned out to be... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
sande66232
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Centre Nautique Base des sous Marins Cs 20379 | Lorient La Base, 56323 Lorient, France
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

If you are a yachty..then this is a must go...Right next to the U boat pens in Lorient. The venue has all the up to date designs on modern yachts and a lot of information. There is a good little restaurant right next door and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

A great place to visite where you will have fun you and your children, full of surprises and very educative

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Sailing is still a great challenge. The basic technology is still the same it was many (hundreds of) years ago and better instrumentation helps avoid mistakes but the human factor is still decisive. The museum helps children and adults understand it better. The temporary addition...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Cite de la Voile Eric Taberly is located near the harbor in Lorient. This beautiful building houses displays and videos on everything from boat and sail design, safety equipment, why sails work, how to steer a boat and all about boat racing. It also sits...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We were on a long weekend in the Lorient Area and were interested to find out more about the U Boat war on the North Atlantic in World War 2. The Exhibitions are in 3 different Bunkers and we did the K2 bunker, you get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

We had come to La Base to see the submarine pens but had some time before our tour so decided to visit this museum. The staff selling tickets were very helpful in putting together our plan for the day so we could fit everything in....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CarolS98
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Interesting museum about Eric Tabarly where young and old can learn all about sailing.trying maritim interactiv exhibitions.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

If you have an interest is sailing this is a must. If you don’t it may motivate an interest. Eric Tabarly is a true life hero adventurer larger than life. His story will amaze you. The exhibition will hold your attention for the 2 hours...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Great experience for anyhow interested in sailing. It explains all the basics of sailing, physics and mechanics of a sail boat. Great testimonials from famous French skippers and navigators. There are a number of simulators that you can try to navigate. Last but not least,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Thank you for your comment !

Reviewed September 5, 2017

It was pouring the day we to chose to visit this place with our four children. Turned out to be perfect. Plenty of hands on activities for all the family including my littlest child. The teenager enjoyed trying to tie knots, and they all loved...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thank you for your visit and your compliments!

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