Le Bougainville

Ponant on the Arcachon Basin

The French company Ponant the Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine the port of Bordeaux and Bordeaux Métropole, are thinking about programming routes to allow the French to discover the riches of the Atlantic coast. With its ship Le Bougainville, which will take attachment to…

Crue de la Leyre

Flood of the Leyre

The unprecedented flood of the Leyre, a river that flows into the Arcachon basin last May, has done some damage. Many obstacles in the waters require temporary restrictions on navigation. On 13 May, after the torrential rains of 10 and 11 May 2020, the Leyre…

Navette UBA

Resumption of uba shuttles and beaches

As in the rest of the Gironde, the beaches could open from 1 June depending on the prefecture, subject to the evolution of the health situation The Prefect of Gironde has confirmed the 4th may to the mayors of the basin of Arcachon gathered during…

Fabrication de masques à la Teste

Manufacture of La Teste mask

At La Teste-de-Buch (Gironde) the Exhibition Centre has just been transformed into a huge sewing workshop to produce hundreds of thousands of fabric masks against covid-19. For this temporary factory, everything was installed in less than 48 hours. Libero Mazzone, an entrepreneur at Teich, won…

Le steph annie

Shipwreck in the passes of Arcachon

The fishing boat of Arcachon, the “Steph Annie” turned over in the passes on Sunday, December 12, 2020. There were three sailors on board. A 6 m “bastard” turned the boat back after a day and a night of fishing. Alerted by the Sémaphore du…