Cumberland Cruise - St. Vaast La Hague

Date: Postponed

Venue: St. Vaast La Hague

Format: Sailing, land-based excursions and dining
Kicking-off your Summer cruising activities with a trip to the beautiful French fishing town of St Vaast. We will plan to leave on Thursday evening in order to make an overnight trip to France in readiness for a long weekend. 
Provisional Schedule:
Thursday:Evening departure from home ports for St Vaast. Tides in the Solent sets east towards the Forts on Thursday evening. It is approximately 80 miles to St Vaast from Cowes. Alternatively you can undertake the trip during the day on Friday if preferred.
Friday: Friday afternoon - Cycle to Barfleur Lighthouse (for the fit) or a trip to Ile De Tatihou via a DUKW and visit the museum and surrounding fortifications. Or just wander around the pretty town of St Vaast and the adjoining coastline.
Friday evening - Hopefully wine tasting in the cellars of Mason Gosselin (time and venue TBC). 
Dress code: Smart Casual
Saturday: Morning - Start with a wander around the Saturday Market which has a large array of local produce (as do the local shops). Lunch at local cafes/restaurants or purchase local shell fish (from the morning's catch) and eat on board. Order wines (which can be delivered to your yacht by Mason Gosselin). 1830 Pre Dinner Drinks on Pontoon. 1930 Dinner at Les Fuchsias Restaurant, Hotel De France (a RTYC member’s favourite - TBC) Dress code: Jacket and Tie
Sunday: Depart for UK

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