Pays de Châteaubriant: a new marine entertainment center opened

David Ravache offers a wide range of entertainment options at its base in Saffré (Loire-Atlantique). © L’Eclaireur de Châteaubriant

After spending years training and training young kayakers, first animationThen technical advisor On behalf of the Section CommitteeAnd David Ravashi decided to create its own structure by establishingKayak Canal Company Recently created in Bout-de-Bois موقع to me travel (Loire Atlantic).

The project was born in 2019, but the steps have taken a little longer than expected to get approval from the department that manages the site. It was also necessary to negotiate with the fishing to share this location which had the advantage of being able to navigate the Canal and the Grand Bief, without the constraints of locks.

David Ravashi, owner of Kayak Channel

The latter, whose contract spans the next five years, does not intend to stop there and is already planning new possibilities in the medium term: “The idea would be to be able to rally the Pots de Bois Leblin and play on near Vélodyssée to combine kayaking and cycling. In Meanwhile, he takes advantage of the arrival of good weather and signs set by management to launch his car Canoe, kayak or paddle rental activityas well as supervised outings or “discovery” evenings.

Open since May 14

The first reactions that were recorded are very positive, even if it is still possible to improve the development of access to water. Especially since I also intend to use the site to host recreation centers and school day trips and also open it up for specialized institutions.

David Ravashi

Several formulas that the general public are invited to discover until the end of summer on the side of the Guinguette des Janettes where Canal Kayak officially opened on Saturday 14 May 2022. The structure will be open until the end of May, on weekdays by reservation, and from 9:30 a.m. to 6 a.m. Evening, then weekends and public holidays Seven days a week, 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., in June, July and August.

Kayak Canal, Pute de Bois Pool, Safari. Call 75 29 48 71 06. Internet:

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