The territory of Dunkirk, one of the largest cargo ports in France, is totally turned towards the sea and the world.
It has two major nautical stations: the Dunes of Flanders and Gravelines. With 15 kilometers of sea front, all nautical activities can be practiced: sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, sand yachting ... with a view on the superb protected sand dunes.
Many marinas offer more than a hundred spots in the city center docks or with direct access to the sea between Dunkirk and Gravelines.
Sailing competition plays also an important role since young seasoned sailors can join "Voile Ambition Dunkerque", pole of excellence supported by the Dunkirk Urban Community, the French Sailing Federation, the Dunes of Flanders and the Nord-Pas-de-Calais Sailing League. Thus, a young crew 100% trained in Dunkirk will line up at the start of the Tour Voile which will be held at the...