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France and Brest

2004 Brest Festival : 2008 Brest Festival

Brest Festival 2004 July 10th-16th & Douarnenez Festival July 16th-20th.

Brest - Fireworks - Parade of Sail - Douarnenez - Camaret - Journey Home

The Happy Return made her first visit to Brest in France on 12th July for the 2004 French Maritime Festivals. 

Departure - Dartmouth - Weymouth - Swanage - Eastbourne - Folkestone - Home - Sailathon

Monday 18th July 2005: Happy Return was moved from Penzance to Newlyn and takes pride of place at Newlyn on the lifeboat pontoon alongside the Ivan Ellen the 17 metre-long all-weather Severn class lifeboat - the largest in the RNLI fleet.

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Wonderful fireworks on the last night at Brest      

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2500 ships in the "Parade of Sail" from Best to Douarnenez which took over 6 hours. 

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Some pictures of the fleet in Douarnenez

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In Camaret after leaving Douarnenez

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Off Le Conquet en route to Aber Vrac'h                

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Gusting 7 crossing the Channel home.                   

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Brest & Douarnenez Festival, July 11th-20th 2008

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Going through the Tas de Pois this time to Douarnenez!

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Along the River Aulne and through the lock and canal viaduct towards Port Launay for the first time

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Then on to Camaret and finally the Isle d'Ouessant.

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