Following the CAPITEN project closing meeting

On April 8th and 9th 2021, Région Bretagne, leader of CAPITEN, organised the project closing meeting, together with their partners from the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain and Portugal, and representatives from the INTERREG programme authorities. Due to the current health situation, the event was organised online, over two days. Highlighting the main achievements of …
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CAPITEN Project makes video on the construction of ecological surfboard from wooden polymers

AD ELO, through the CAPITEN project, made a video that aims at disseminating alternative ways of producing surfboards based on natural and renewable raw materials. The work carried out is based on research and production processes that are still under development in Portugal, so its future applications may be improved and extended to other purposes. …
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Mid and East Antrim Borough Council: Enhancements at our Marina Facilities

As part of the El CAPITEN project, Council shall also be investing in the installation of WIFI at Portglenone and installing a disability hoist at Glenarm marina, so that we are able to facilitate the needs of a greater number of residents and tourists. Additionally, we shall be very shortly issuing a survey to marina …
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Virtual Donegal Marine Tourism Conference 2021

Donegal County Council in association with Donegal Tourism CLG and the CAPITEN project funded by the EU Atlantic Area Programme hosted its fourth Donegal Marine Tourism Conference on 23 March 2021. This year’s event saw it moved online which allowed for speakers located not only in Donegal but as far away as France and the …
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CAPITEN closing meeting

Following the agreement, from the Managing Authority, to postpone the end of the CAPITEN project from November 30th 2020 to May 31st 2021 (see article from January 7th 2021), the partners are now actively working on the preparation of the closing meeting! It will be held online over two two-hour sessions: Thursday, April 8th, 10:00am …
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CAPITEN and the health crisis: the impacts

Partners remain on course ! The CAPITEN project should have come to an end on 30 November 2020… But that was before the COVID-19 health crisis hit! In order to allow projects to postpone the actions planned during the spring lockdown periods, the Managing Authority of the Atlantic Area programme granted an automatic six-month extension, …
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Explore Donegal Virtually !

  Donegal is located on Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way and has the longest section of coastline on the driving route spanning 1,135km. Donegal is lucky to have three of the major, iconic attractions on Wild Atlantic Way located within the county. Starting at Ireland’s most northerly point Malin Head on the Inishowen Peninsula it …
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Mini cabotage on the Erdre river in Pays de la Loire

(Re)discover the Erdre, “the most beautiful river in France” according to François I. In addition to the great maritime sailing itinerary, our rivers are an important element in the development of local water sports in our local area.Last July, the Pays de la Loire Regional Olympic and Sports Committee organised two workshops with eight organisations …
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Marina of tomorrow

Launch of the prospective study on the Marina of Tomorrow in St Vaast-la-Hougue (pilot port) in partnership with Normandie Maritime Objectives:   –             Spread the message on the importance of changing the management paradigm, especially among port staff and local nautical stakeholders –             Identify the drivers of growth and diversification for the port, particularly in …
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PIRATE FROM BRITTANY, A beach club to learn about the sea

The “Pirate of Brittany” project was rolled out across four beaches in Brittany (Lorient, Fouesnant, Sarzeau and Pléneuf-Val-André) in order to meet several objectives: Providing easy access for children to water sports, with no time commitment, no booking required. Developing young people’s water skills Breaking cultural codes by using the beach, a place accessible and …
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