Les Voiles de Saint Tropez fêtent leur 20 ans du 28 septembre au 6 octobre 2019 !

Happy Birthday: the big meeting of the Nautical Society of Saint-Tropez celebrate his birthday soon!

From September 28 to October 6, Les Voiles de Saint Tropez will return to celebrate their 20th anniversary. On the program, no less than 300 new and old boats from all over the world will be presented to the public afloat and dockside.

And for this special year, the show will be really everywhere: in the Tropezian Gulf, in the streets, in and around the port, at sea ... you will not be able to miss the flagship event of the end of the season expected by the amateurs yachts all over the world.

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Anniversary edition Voiles de St Tropez: novelties & essential races on the program

Saint Tropez will be all out for the 20 years!

More than 4,000 team members are preparing to invest the village and the mythical port of the city of Var to participate in the meeting unavoidable lovers of modern and traditional sailboats from around the world.

This year anniversary more than the others, the event promises to be memorable thanks to sublime regattas organized with the most beautiful boats of the world, animations for all on the ground but also many novelties.

In true love of the sea and nautical actor of the Gulf of Saint Tropez, Top Charter tells you everything you need to know about these 9 days of exceptional sailing!

Modern yachts: change of course, direction Pampelonne

This year, the big modern Wally units competing for the BMW Trophy will explore a new course.

Following their request, the originally "banana" courses or courses built (with several edges close and carrying around buoys wet with respect to the wind) will be replaced by coastal courses. A new vision of racing for all crews and a way of experiencing new races in the peninsula of Saint Tropez.

For their part, the largest modern boats in the rest of the fleet (the IRC A) also change starting area to start the race in front of the sublime beaches of Pampelonne.

Good to know :
For small boaters, an Optimist regatta reserved for the children of members and participants will be organized again on Wednesdays!

Sailboats Tradition: a Rolex Trophy always more exceptional and qualitative

Rolex is a privileged partner of Les Voiles de St Tropez regattas.

For more than 60 years, the brand has been at the forefront of regattas, Yacht Clubs and sailors in France and abroad. So naturally, since its creation 20 years ago, the Voiles de Saint Tropez have included their partner in the event via the organization of the Rolex Trophy.

For this year's event, it is the class of Epoque Marconi B that has been chosen for the prestigious Rolex Trophy! These sublime classical units measuring 15 to 17 meters all signed by several architects among the most renowned of the 20th century come to take over the Fife jubilee held last year during the Rolex regatta.

Sailboat - Yachting - Voiles de Saint Tropez 2019 - France

Star of the competitors Tradition having crossed the ages, the yawl come from Bermuda Stormy Weather of Cowes will be to discover!

Winner of the Bermuda Race, the America's Cup Jubilee in Cowes in 2001 and the Prix d'Tradition Yacht (PYTA) the Echoes-Series Limited in its category, the Stormy Weather of Cowes will be in the running with the unit Day of Party designed in 1930 by Franck Paine and Starling Burgess or the 15.24 meter Swedish racing yacht Ester.

The Rolex Trophy promises to be exceptional and to make a sensation with the spectators of these units of yesteryear!

On land, a village redesigned for all!

Curious Tropezian, diverse public, boaters, this year the on-shore village of Les Voiles de Saint Tropez wants to be even more present. To celebrate its twentieth year of existence, the event led by the Société Nautique de St Tropez and its president Tony Oller wants to involve everyone.
Installed behind the captaincy, the village will be the scene of exchanges between all the actors of the sea of our beautiful region of Var.
The SNSM (Sea Rescue Society) or the Champagne House Besserat de Bellefon will be represented onshore for the duration of the Sails.
To discover :
A support stand at the Marine Observatory to make visitors aware of environmental actions at sea
Following the commitment made in 2018 by the Commune Community of the Gulf of Saint Tropez, the Marine Spaces service / Marine Observatory will be present during the event to raise awareness and publicize its environmental actions.
Main theme this year: waste at sea (in partnership with the SeaCleaner association)
To your diaries: do not miss the nautical rendez-vous of autumn in the Var!

The Sails of Saint Tropez - 20 years old (1999-2019)
from September 28 to October 6, 2019
+33 04 94 97 30 54

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