Brittany by boat by Stanfords Maritime

Just a short distance away and with thousands of miles of scenic coastline, Brittany may be your next big summer adventure. When Claude Monet visited the region in 1886 he wrote “I am in a wonderfully wild region, with terrifying rocks and a sea of unbelievable colours”. Here is a selection of our products to help you to navigate the trickier parts of the coast and find many beautiful places to visit along the way.

SHOM charts – detailed French charts are now available from Stanfords

We are very proud to announce that Stanfords is now the only official agent of SHOM (French Hydrographic Office) in the whole of UK. You can browse the full SHOM catalogue here . Jot us a quick note if you are interested in any particular charts or need more information.


Imray Pilots – perfect for in depth planning

These three illustrated pilot books will provide you with advice where to visit, best places to gather supplies for your journey and how to safely navigate the rocky coast of Brittany.

Secret Anchorages of Brittany by Peter Cumberlidge

Channel Islands, Cherbourg Peninsula and North Brittany by Peter Carnegie

Atlantic France: North Biscay to the Spanish Border by Nick Chavasse


Admiralty charts for Brittany

We stock a number of Admiralty charts for this area. You can browse them online here.

We also offer a print-on demand service for Admiralty charts in our London store. For more information you can contact us on [email protected]

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