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Comfortable and entirely safe navigation

The total catamaran surface of 100m2 offers an incredible comfortable stable sailing.

Optimum comfort and total safety let children and elderly people move around the boat. Ile ou Aile is accessible for people with reduced mobility and doesn’t know any age limits.

For more sensations, the most adventurous ones can defy freely and safely a vast net situated in front of the boat.

As close as possible to Fort Boyard

The Fort Boyard is accessible only by sea. The shallow draught (1.20 m) makes Ile ou Aile an ideal boat to approach this historical monument and make exceptional photos.

The tour between the Aix Island, Oleron Island and the Pertuis d'Antioche («Passage of Antioch») is commented by the skipper at your disposal. He will respond to all the questions concerning the Fort Boyard, the boat, the navigation and the sea environment. The tour takes about 1h15.

A unique experience

The tour on Ile ou Aile is a moment of calm and pure tranquillity. Get cuddled by the sound of the waves in perfect harmony with the wind and with the greatest respect to the environment.

Let yourself fall for the charm of sailing, share a unique moment with your dearest ones and appreciate the exhilarating power of this refined catamaran.


Renting for a day with an infinity of programmes

Renting Ile ou Aile for a day or more with a skipper at your disposal is a truly unique experience.

Do you have an occasion to celebrate? Would you like to escape for a day? Are you interested in consolidating team spirit of your company? The catamaran Ile ou Aile is a perfect solution.

Whether you are a group of friends, a work council or an institution, Ile ou Aile is approved by the Ship Security Centre of La Rochelle to transport 25 passengers in complete safety.

Our catamaran in totally adapted and equipped to transport passengers with reduced mobility.

Your cruise on demand

Ile ou Aile offerts you an infinity of programmes ! If you are tempted to discover the best of local gastronomy and paradise beaches in Charente-Maritime, to relax and forget about the fuss, our skippers know the very best spots around the Oleron, Aix and Re islands.

True professional crew are specialists in sailing charters. They will make you feel at ease from the very first moment you arrive on board, take good care of you during the navigation, share their passion for sea and make your cruise unique and unforgettable.

Our crew consists of qualified sailors of the merchant navy. Their precious experience in sailing worldwide made them become the true ambassedeurs of well-being.

The destination of your choice

Charente-Maritime is a region full of amazing spots accesible only by boat. What could be better than escaping for a day to discover pertius d’Antioche or pertius Breton on board of this refined catamaran ?

All types of programmes are possible whether you want to charter the boat with the departure from La Rochelle or another port of Charente-Maritime.

The departure from more distant ports (Southern Brittany, ile d’Yeu etc.) is also possible for several days chartering. For exemple : charter to follow the depart of the race type Vendee Globe, Route du Rhum, transat Jacques Vabre etc.

An unforgettable day

Boarding in the morning in Boyrdville on Oleron island. Your day will start with a cup of good coffee served while passing by Fort Boyard and heading to Aix Island. The crossing usually takes 1 hour and is commented by the skippers.

Ile ou Aile will pick you up at the end of the day and will make you feel the magic of sailing up to the Boyardville channel.

Once immerged in a marine environment, you feel totally disconnected from the rest of the world.

AIX : a unique island

The cars are not allowed here and the goods, once arrived by boat, are transported in a small trailers fixed to bicycles. You will be emerged into the atmosphere of a completely different world without noise nor air pollution fully enjoying the nature.

The walking tour around the island takes approximately 2h-2h30. You can also rent a bike to reach the paradise beaches or take a horse-carriage ride. You will also discover unique places for discovering local cuisine and oyster degustation.

Aix island is full of history. It was the place where Napoleon spent his last days before he was sent to exile. Fort Liedot situated in the forest was transformed into a temporary prison during the war in Algeria.

The best way to dock

Unlike the passenger boats, Ile ou Aile doesn’t depend on tides on Aix Island. We drop you off in the morning and the island is at your disposal! Organize your day in a way that you prefer.

You will be provided with schedules and pick-up points during the reservation at our ticket office in Boyardville or by telephone.