Île d’Ouessant


The English name for this island is Ushant, it has a notorious reputation amongst seafarers. The current flow is fast around the Island, up to 8 knots at springs, any wind above force 3B creates a bumpy passage.

The island boasts 5 lighthouses, a good indication of the treacherous nature of these waters. The lighthouse Créac’h having the most powerful light in the world

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