The rental of the Dutch-Barge-Luxemotor Lezeven as a private
yacht, it's a unique occasion to discover the French deep land
"terroir", so rich in history and cultural heritage,
Lovers of true discoveries and riverside
tourism, you were many to visit the first show of my cruises and to
live the unique experience of navigation on the Briare canal, on
board of this extraordinary Dutch barge Luxemotor. I wished to
put on line these new pages lived up with pictures, to bring back the
souvenirs of whom I'd the pleasure to received on board and maybe inspire
new amateurs sailor's vocations.
has a quite filled sailor's past : after a successful career on automotive
business, five years on the seas allowed him to live sailing experiences
on different kinds of ships and charter expeditions on Caribbean seas.Coming
back from these nautical adventures, I purchased the " Zeven Gebroeders"
which fittings, brilliantly conducted by a real artist, just seduced me.
So let's discover this barge, more than a house boat, a real
The autumn navigation from Paris to Briare,
our current parking place, was an explosion of sensations and colors. What
to say about the kindness of the " canal people ", less
numerous than yesterday, but always devoted to their environment and canal's
navigation's history. It's a pleasure too see in spring their houses
ornated with flowers! Unfortunately, few authentic
are sailing now in French canals. They were replaced by modern little
ones, available to rent without driving license, and less authentic
that the older ones.
I propose you to share with me this unique