Editor information 

  • Sailing Hirondelle | 2 bis rue Colonel Fonferrier 29200 Brest - France |  sailinghirondelle(at)  

  • Association type loi 1901 aiming to develop and disseminate knowledge of the seas and ocean, raise awareness of the need to protect the ocean and coastlines, and promote a sustainable human-ocean relationship in a context of strong anthropic pressures.  Siren  | 851 811 414

Responsible for publication 

  • Louise Ras, co-founder of the association

Website host 

  • Wix | PO box 40190 San Francisco CA - United States


  • Aline de Pazzis​


Photo Credits 

  •  Sailing Hirondelle, Louise Ras, Thomas da Silva Rosa

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  • The presentation and content of the site together constitute an original work protected by the laws in force on intellectual property. (Cf. works of the mind according to the Intellectual Property Code under the terms of the 9th paragraph of art. L. 112-2,). The author alone has the right to disclose his work. Subject to the provisions of art. L. 132-24, he determines the process of disclosure and sets the conditions of such disclosure. (art. L. 121-2 of the CPI)

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