Nautical Fest: the largest water celebration throughout Quebec
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Discover the wide range of water sports offered in Quebec
Experience boating, canoeing, diving, flyboard, kayaking, kite surfing, Jet Ski, paddling, rabaska, sailing, stand up paddle board, water skiing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, yoga paddle board and more.
Enjoy fun activities
Take part in family activities, strolls along the water, boat rides, canoeing, kayaking and rabaska trips, introduction to navigation (for kids and adults), flyboard demonstrations, marina open houses, boat parades, small cruises, friendly races, interpretive tours and more.
Meet nautical enthusiasts
Talk with representatives from nautical associations, clubs, cruise lines, schools, marinas, ports of call, as well as water safety experts and dealers.
So on July 6th & 7th come have fun on the water! No experience necessary - all you need is a big smile.
on July 6, at 10 AM ! You can go to the :
• Yacht Club de Montréal (11, Notre-Dame West Street, Old Port of Montreal - water bassin next to the Quai de l’horloge)
• Marina du Port de Québec (155, Abraham-Martin Street)
• Marina Valleyfield (420, Victoria Street, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield)
At its first edition in Quebec, the Nautical Fest aims to demonstrate how practicing water sports in the province is easy and accessible. It also aims to promote and showcase our maritime heritage as well as the majestic St. Lawrence River and its tributaries. In addition, the formula of the event has its origins in France, where the Fête du nautisme was established in 2000 under the leadership of the Federation of Nautical Industries (the 2012 event was attended by more than 547,000 visitors and 240 000 practitioners in addition to benefiting the still very active support of many sports federations and national institutions).
About the Quebec Marine Association
Founded in 1996, the QMA focuses on the advancement of pleasure boating. Through its programs Quebec Nautical Stations, Eco-Marinas, Marina Rating and Boating Safety, it has become a must for nautical tourism, sustainable development, upgrades of the nautical infrastructures and safety awareness. Each year, the association publishes the Nautiguide, a reference greatly appreciated by boaters, and organizes the Boat and water sports as well as the Montreal in-Water Boat Show held in the Old Port of Montreal. In addition, the QMA offers many services to nearly 9000 members and corporate boaters.
Jacinthe Lauzon, Communications Director, AMQ, (cell.) 514 895-2211, firstname.lastname@example.org
Guy Lambert, Communications Advisor, AMQ (cell.) 514 831-6446, email@example.com