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Media. Last updated 24th August 2000/11th March
Adults enjoy windsurfing on windier
days when the waves offer challenging conditions. Young
learners take first steps in handling a sail-board in
shallow water near the shore.
Learn to sail!
You are sailing a small catamaran through the gentle waves,
hanging out over the sea to balance the sail like a
professional... Your flotilla is closely watched by the
qualified instructor from a motor boat, so you know you're
safe. After just a few sessions of a week's introductory
course of 5 x half-days, you're enjoying a sail round the
The wide flat sandy beach of
the Bay of Saint-Jean, sheltered by Boulogne harbour to the
south, and Cap Gris-Nez to the north.
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From the age of 11, children can learn on small catamarans,
while the youngest go out in small dinghies - like
'Optimists'. Small groups of learners out in the sheltered
bay are supervised by their instructor from a motor-boat.
Yellow buoys mark the area reserved for sail training to
avoid conflict from other water users.
Using the facilities
The club is open to school groups and clubs, offering use of
its facilities, club house, training courses, coaching and a
variety of competitions and regattas. Individuals can also
join - you can store your boat in the club's yard on the
seafront, and use its equipment (you may need to train for
& outdoor leisure
+ other sailing facilities
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Location: Club Nautique de
Digue de Mer, 62930 WIMEREUX
10km north from Lille on D 959
Tel: 00 33 3 188.8.131.52
Fax: 00 33 3 21.33.70.06