Boating and canoeing



Hire boats without needing a boat permit.

Leave the stress and strain of daily life behind you, and explore our rivers in a slow and relaxing fashion.
Nicols has a whole range of comfortable boats on offer for hire, able to accommodate from 2 to 12 persons. Possibility of one-way trips, circular trips and two-way trips.
20 nautical bases to choose from in France, Germany and Portugal.

Further information :

Nautical Base in Glénac (5km from La Gacilly, 12 km from Redon)

The Port
56200 GLENAC
Route du Puy Saint Bonnet
49300 CHOLET
Tel. :


Hire boats without needing a boat permit.

Hire comfortable river boats for 2 to 12 persons in Brittany, starting from Redon.
Travel down the Vilaine river, from Redon to Dinan, on the Nantes to Brest Canal, from Redon to Nantes or from Redon to Brest, passing through La Gacilly, Malestroit, Josselin amongst others …
Rental also available throughout France.
Prices starting from 13€/person/day

We would be pleased to answer your questions from Monday to Saturday from 8.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m., or ask for our brochure by telephone or email.

Zone portuaire
75 rue de Vannes
35600 REDON
02 30 96 08 57
Email :


Hire a boat you can stay on for 2 to 12 persons, without a boat permit. The most original way to explore our region! As a couple, between friends or with the family, a pure holiday experience. We are based on the Nantes to Brest Canal in Saint Martin sur Oust.





Sports and Leisure Centre on the Île aux Pies – St Vincent sur Oust – Bains sur Oust

Fully equipped canoes (2 or 3 seaters), kayaks and large 10, 18 or 6 seat canoes for hire.

Possibililty of going up the Aff River to La Gacilly, exploring the marshlands of Glénac and discovering the fauna such as herons and different species of ducks… exploring down to Peillac and Saint Martin sur Oust.

Rental by the hour, day, weekend or even for several days

Open from May to September at the Ile aux Pies Centre
(On the towpath side – St. Vincent sur Oust) 

Sale of wooden sea canoes and kayaks 

Further information and bookings :

Base de Loisirs
Port Saint Vincent sur Oust
Email :