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Piers and Lin du Pré are the owners of the Fleming 55 Play d'eau, based in Beaucette Marina, Guernsey in the Channel Islands at N49° 30’.197 W002° 30’.350.

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The winner of the 2013 Croissant competition

The first bite of the winning croissant

Having cruised the beautiful coasts of north and west France and their hidden treasures of marinas for the last three months, we’ve tasted croissants in 22 ports from 31 boulangeries. And the winner is… …

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Croissant Competition – Summer 2013

An example of two croissants from different bakeries

How would you judge a good croissant? We’d love to know what you’d look for. Are all croissants the same? I mean, a croissant is a croissant is a croissant, n’est ce pas? Mais, peut-être pas.

One of the key elements of visiting France to which we really look forward, is our first croissant, more than the Eiffel Tower, Pastis, or scary driving …

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