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The Vent des Îles

An elegant and comfortable boat

The Vent des Îles is a superb, two-deck craft, able to accommodate 170 passengers. The lower deck features a dining room and lounge. On the upper deck, you’ll find the wheelhouse and solarium allowing passengers to admire the beauty of the scenery while remaining inside, sheltered from the sun. For those who prefer the feel of the breeze, an outside walk is perfect for sitting in the fresh air.

The perks of Le Vent des Îles

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    Walking bridge and solarium for maximum visibility

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    A solarium to stay out of the weather

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    A dining room and a living room for maximum comfort

A fully-equipped boat

  • What can Le Vent des Îles offer you

    • Two decks, including a promenade deck
    • Dining room and lounge
    • Solarium
  • Specifications

    Home port : Berthier-sur-Mer harbour (Reception and restoration)

    Length : 80 feet 

    Width: 22 feet

  • Available rooms and capacity

    Deck A

    • 48 people banquet format
    • 100 people cocktail dinner

    Deck B – Indoor

    • 20 people cocktail dinner format

    Deck B – Outdoor terrace

    • 70 seats

    Pont C

    • 20 people, including 10 seats
  • Access for people with reduced mobility

    Manual wheelchairs

    • Accessible on the entire boat (including decks);
    • Assistance is given by the deckhands for moving around the boat;
    • Maximum of 5 wheelchairs accepted on board.

    Electric wheelchairs

    • Not accessible at all times.

Want the full Vent des Îles experience?

Discover our cruises departing from Berthier-sur-mer.

  • Cruise and visit of Grosse-Île

    Off-limits for a long period of time, Grosse-Île now reveals its mysteries! Accompanied by Parks Canada guides, visit what was once a human quarantine station to counter epidemics, where tens of thousands of immigrants passed through between 1832 and 1937. A must-see that is only 35 minutes from Quebec City!

    • Look up your ancestors' names on the memorial
    • Visit the island's must-sees
    • Enjoy a guided cruise by the Lachance captains

    On July 1st, access to Parks Canada sites is free.

  • Razorbill Observation Cruise in Chaudière-Appalaches

    Come and observe the Alca Torda! Less than 35 minutes from Quebec City, come aboard the Vent des Îles and meet 1,000 little penguins during a guided and commented cruise available for a limited time.

    • Small penguins from the far east of the St. Lawrence come by the thousands to the islets of the archipelago to carry out their brooding
    • An exceptional opportunity to discover these fascinating creatures
    • In the company of specialized guides