Insider’s cruising guide to the Channel Islands

This small and captivating archipelago should be on every boater's itinerary, we give you an idea of what you could be doing in Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Jersey and Sark on those sunny bank holiday weekends

Where to go, what to do and what to see in the Channel Islands? Here’s a taste of what’s in our definitive guide in the Motor Boats Monthly July 2011 issue.

So close, yet so far, this clump of islands off the French coast, which are British Crown Dependencies, became a target for invasion in the 1940s as Hitler set about conquering Europe. His welcome was in stark contrast to the warm embrace that awaits visiting motorboats that set off today towards the Channel Islands.

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