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PORT-DEAUVILLE, THE PORT IN DEEP WATERS

Port Deauville - The MarinasPort Deauville by @Patrice Le Bris
Marinas facing boats @DelphB
Port services, @Patrice Le Bris

Spread over an area of ​​more than 10 ha, protected by a 770 m long granite block breakwater, this port has a major advantage. On the Normandy coast, where the tides impose their schedules on navigators, it is  accessible 16 p.m. per day, while the door openings of the municipal port are reduced to just over 5 hours per tide.

Port-Deauville includes a locked basin, a floating basin and a tidal basin. Since 2010, most of its infrastructure has been renewed: pontoons, catways (floating wharfs) and electrical terminals have been renovated, a settling tank meeting new ecological standards is operational. Pivotal of the port activity, the shipyard is equipped with the most important lifting crane for boats in Lower Normandy, able to crane boats of 40 tons. Autonomous, on his own, he regularly provides work for around fifteen companies. Boilermakers, electricians, technicians and even divers take turns to provide specific skills. Port-Deauville offers rare services, a human presence is ensured at the lock 24 hours a day and a concierge service provides personalized services: car rental, boat mooring, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Port Deauville Shipyard, @DelphB
Shops in Port Deauville, @DR
Port services, @Patrice Le Bris

 

The originality of Port Deauville lies in its architectural program which combines individual housing, organized in duplex and triplex and collective housing. A navigator can thus moor his boat on a pontoon next to his apartment ... The buildings communicate with each other thanks to a network of suspended concrete walkways, like gangways. Jacques Labro and Jean-Jacques Orzoni designed these buildings, built in 1975. Authors of the Avoriaz resort, they were inspired by constructions aligned with the basin of the port of Honfleur. Signed by the Catalan architect Pancho Ayguavives, the New-Port residence was built in 1992 with its polychrome facades.

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