Cercle de la Voile de Dakar

About us

16th November, 2018

This marina is a unique non-profit organization whose members are “ourselves”, passing TDM navigators and those who reside on site in their boat.

The yacht club was founded in 1939 and has been very active for many years. In the 1980s the CVD received famous skippers like Eric Tabarly, Loic Caradec, Florence Arthaud and many other less known sailors during the La Baule Dakar races in the 1980s. 

Nowadays CVD offers a safe, friendly and relaxing stopover offering all the services one can expect after a long journey at sea (rooms, showers, bar, catering, laundry, refueling, Wifi, guidance and advice). We would help you explore and appreciate Senegal and its surroundings and rural Africa that awaits you a few cable’s length of your boat.

In addition we offer extensive technical services to assist you with any repairs and preparations for your next voyage. Some of the services we offer include: loading boat on land, fairing, waterproofing, carpentry, mechanical HB IB, repairing of sails, bimini greatcoats confection, easy bag, anti UV strip, welding aluminum, stainless steel, fueling, fuel, water etc ..; ). We also offer an efficient IT department (virus cleaning, system restore, exchange of updated roads and tracks, méteo website, making days software, technical documents, library, movies, ect ….)

The CVD is in range of a number of exciting destinations such as the Cape Verde Islands (350 miles), Sine Saloum (60 miles), Casamance (130 miles), Gambia (110 miles) and its river which can be sailed more than 100 miles inland, and finally the Bijagos islands in Guinea Bissau (200 miles).

Rates are very reasonable, long rates stay very interesting, the atmosphere is very friendly and family, the space in the shade is completely secure is good for children especially that they can play and run in all directions without fear. In short stopover to discover …….

Touristic Attractions

Bandia Nature Reserve
The Bandia Nature Reserve is a small but perfectly formed game reserve, situated 40 miles from Dakar near Saly and M’bour. You can enter the reserve ..more info »
Lac Rose (Pink Lake)
Lake Retba or Lac Rose (meaning Pink Lake) lies north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal, ..more info »
African Renaissance Monument
The African Renaissance Monument (French: Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine) is a 49 meter tall bronze statue located on top of one of the ..more info »
Île de Gorée
le de Gorée is one of the 19 communes d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal ..more info »

Contact

Baie de Hann plage
BP 678
Dakar Sénégal

+ 221 33 832 07 20