How and where to rent a boat in La Trinité-sur-Mer


Would you like to discover the Bay of Quiberon and the Gulf of Morbihan from a different angle? Renting a boat in La Trinité-sur-Mer is the ideal solution!

Located in the Morbihan department, in the Bay of Quiberon, La Trinité-sur-Mer is a town whose geographical location justifies the ever-increasing number of travelers who come to stay. Nestled in the heart of the bay, between the superb Quiberon peninsula and the no less delightful Rhuys peninsula, La Trinité-sur-Mer rubs shoulders with the jewels of the Breton coastline. So don’t hesitate and let yourself be tempted by a boat rental in La Trinité-sur-Mer.

It’s a wonderful starting point for a maritime escapade, discovering charming coves or the famous Morbihan islands. Before or after your sea outing, be sure to visit some of the famous sites around La Trinité-sur-Mer, such as the Kervillen salt marshes, the Pointe de Kerbihan or Saint-Joseph church.

How can I rent a boat in La Trinité-sur-Mer? What is my budget? What itineraries should you consider? Follow the guide!

What type of boat to rent in La Trinité-sur-Mer?

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The choice of boats at La Trinité-sur-mer is wide:

  • Sailboats,
  • Motorboats,
  • Yachts,
  • Semi-rigid,
  • Catamarans,
  • Houseboats.

Whether you choose to spend a few hours or several days, you should be able to find the type of boat that suits your needs.

How much does it cost to rent a boat in La Trinité-sur-Mer?

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You think that renting a boat in La Trinité-sur-Mer is a rather inaccessible activity? But there are boats to suit all budgets. You can rent a small motorboat for just over €60 a day, or book a superb sailboat with skipper for over €2,000 a day.

Expect to pay between €6 and €44 for a day’s mooring in low season, and between €16 and €155/day in high season.

Rent a boat to explore La Trinité-sur-Mer

How can I rent a boat in La Trinité-sur-Mer?


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To rent a boat in La Trinité-sur-Mer, visit the town’s marina. Several rental agencies are concentrated here. The staff will be able to advise you on the boat best suited to your level of sailing and your planned outing.

If you prefer to rent a boat in La Trinité-sur-Mer without waiting to get there, turn to platforms such as Samboat. Once you’ve indicated your destination, your dates of stay and the type of boat you’d like to rent, all you have to do is click on « Search » and refine your selection criteria (budget, size, capacity, power).

You will then have access to the targeted boats. Hiring a skipper is not an obligation. It is, however, a choice made with safety in mind, because unless you’re a real professional sailor, your safety and that of your passengers is at stake.

When it comes to leisure activities, Samboat also offers you the chance to book a variety of equipment, such as snorkels, flippers, water skis and wakeboards, to make your sea outing even more fun!

Do I need a license to sail in La Trinité-sur-Mer?

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As elsewhere in mainland France, a boating license is required to rent a boat in La Trinité-sur-Mer, if it’s a motorboat with more than 6 horsepower. For sailboats, however, no such document is required.

However, it’s advisable not to go out to sea if you’re not sufficiently experienced, or if it’s been several years since your last sailing experience. In this case, consider hiring a skipper.

Our boating tips for La Trinité-sur-Mer

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Navigation in Quiberon Bay and around the Morbihan islands is not very dangerous. Just remember to steer well clear of the « bushes » as you leave the bay. Be sure to check the weather conditions before setting out.

The La Trinité-sur-Mer marina has 150 visitor berths for your stopovers. Please note that your boat must be no more than 50 m long and have a draught of less than 4 m. Sanitary facilities, water access and a wifi zone are also available.

Rent a boat to explore La Trinité-sur-Mer

When is the best time to sail in La Trinité-sur-Mer?

Although the southern coast of Brittany, and Morbihan in particular, enjoys a particularly pleasant micro-climate, it is advisable to come sailing between April and October.

If you’re allergic to crowds, prefer the middle season, or discover a different face of Quiberon Bay or the Gulf of Morbihan by sailing during the winter.

Ideas for boat trips from La Trinité-sur-Mer

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There’s no shortage of sailing itineraries from La Trinité-sur-Mer. For half a day, you can simply sail around the Bay of Quiberon, anchoring on the beautiful beaches that catch your eye. From the beautiful white-sand beaches of Brittany, such as Carnac, to the jagged coastline and steep cliffs on the shores of the Gulf, you’ll be spoilt for choice!

If you’ve got a whole day to spare, head out to the open sea towards the island of Houat, or enter the Gulf of Morbihan to discover the islands of Ile aux Moines and Ile d’Arz. You’ll be seduced by landscapes as wild and authentic as they are welcoming and full of surprises.

There are several possible itineraries for a stay of several days. The must-do is a visit to the islands of Houat and Hoedic, before anchoring at Belle-île-en-Mer. From there, after a week’s exploration, you can head north to the island of Groix or south to Le Croisic.

Don’t hesitate to rent a boat in La Trinité-sur-Mer!

Rent a boat to explore La Trinité-sur-Mer