Exploring the sea and oceans

Arcachon, the seaside resort with its unique environment, is hosting the 7th edition of the must-see boat show. A veritable showcase for boating enthusiasts and professionals, it is an opportunity to stroll around the marina around the beautiful boats and enjoy the activities of leisure and discovery for young and old, not to mention to taste the oysters from local oyster farming. During your stay, also take the time to discover by boat the magnificent landscapes of the Basin, from The Island of Birds to the great Dune of the Pilat, go on an escape and let yourself be guided by the sailors and their exceptional anecdotes, the time of a simple crossing or a cruise aboard a pinasse.

The Arcachon Boat Show 2020

The Arcachon Boat Show is an exceptional event dedicated to sea enthusiasts and professionals from April 17 to 19, 2020. As every year, the show is held at the marina of Arcachon and marks the beginning of the summer season. Free and accessible to all, it allows to make known the latest innovations, new creations, discover the know-how of boating and promote innovations of the industry. After a successful 5th edition with nearly 44,000 visitors, 127 exhibitors and 210 boats, the boat show returns this year with more than 400 boats, various activities around boating, 150 exhibitors and 50,000 visitors expected. In addition, the Belem, one of the oldest three masts in Europe in navigation and the second largest sailboat in France, will be the guest of honor of the show! For the Belem it is a first beyond the passes of the Arcachon Basin, the opportunity to admire with great emotion this magnificent three masts built in 1896. The Arcachon boat show will be punctuated by a rich and varied program, several pavilions and dedicated spaces will be presented by exhibitors. On the program for families, a miniature port to fly and embark on replica electric boats, ideal to spend a pleasant time in the heart of the boat show. And if you want to start scuba diving, a 2.5-metre-deep pool truck with glass walls will be on hand at the site to introduce you to the practice of bottle diving! For the young audience, the nautiloscope takes participants to discover the sea and the oceans, an animation that amazes and engages children in leisure activities around the aquatic theme. Children will also be able to board the pirate ship, specially designed for their awakening and experimentation through the game, so you can discover with your family the complete world of pirates in a real filibuster ship! On the other hand, in addition to the animations and spaces dedicated to the curious and passionate of the sea, the boat show is also a real showcase for professionals in the boating industry. Indeed, you will be able to observe many exhibitors of local, national and international renown who stop in Arcachon for the exhibition. An exceptional opportunity for boating lovers to admire the plethora of boats on display and enjoy the local, rich and varied restoration.

Discovering the Arcachon Basin in pineasse

Discover the Arcachon Basin with the rental of pinnacle with sailor! On the occasion of your birthday, a seminar, a stay with family or friends, or a couple weekend in Arcachon, for a few hundred euros you can visit the most beautiful sites of the Basin! From Arcachon to The Pointe du Cap Ferret, the tours offered by the Pinasse Mandarine, a pinasse rental company, will guide you through the basin’s many natural landscapes, an ideal cruise for a romantic stay in spring. The tours are numerous, whether you want to take a simple two-hour cruise to discover the tour of the island of Birds or you prefer to make a stopover, or book a day or half day to go around the Basin and a Ocean getaway on the Dune du Pilat and the sandbanks, it’s possible!

On board the pinasse with a maximum capacity of a dozen people, you can enjoy a unique comfort with a restoration on board, a relaxing space at the back provided by comfortable cushions, a removable taud ideal for sunny days and a perfect front bridge for sunbathing and lazing in the summer! So, discover the island of Birds and its shacks, a place of unmissable charm of the Arcachon Basin that draws the emblematic silhouettes of a unique environment between sky and sea. On the programme of the tours: the traditional oyster villages, the heart basin and the delta of the Leyre River, the Dune du Pilat, the conche of the mimbeau and the nature reserve of the arguin bank. Many sites with beautiful landscapes preserved by nature that will make you escape in the waters of the Basin for a cruise.

Don’t hesitate to book your pinasse for the month of April now, by phone on 06 81 24 32 67 and by email at pinassemandarine@gmail.com.