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Old 12-10-2019, 10:30   #1
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Calais to the Mediterranean

Hi all Iím looking at cruising the french waterways from Calais to the Mediterranean in my trader41 and would like to know the best routes,I have 1.2 draft below water and 3.7 above with the possibility of 3.5 if I remove the flyscreen.
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Re: Calais to the Mediterranean

Looks possible, apart from the Midi due to clearance and the Brittany canals, so stick to the main north south route.

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https://www.french-waterways.com/guides-downloads/

https://www.michaelbriant.com/french_canals.htm
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Re: Calais to the Mediterranean

You'll need to be just under 3.5 air height. Is your beam ok - probably 4.9m at most to allow a skerrick of space.
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