THE EVENTS OF THE YACHTING FESTIVAL
On the occasion of the 42nd edition and the opening of the Port Canto Sailing Area, which will host 120 new sailing boats, monohulls and multihulls from 10 metres and upwards, and 80 exhibitors, the Yachting Festival will showcase sailing in all its diversity and wealth.
For six days, from 10 to 15 September, VIPs from the world of sailing will crowd the docks of the Yachting Festival and sailing events will be held every day for the delight of enthusiasts!
THE PERSONALITIES PRESENT AT THE YACHTING FESTIVAL
Yachting Festival Guest of Honour
ARMEL LE CLÉAC'H
Ambassador, Yachting Festival
EVENTS TO DISCOVER IN THE SAILING AREA
The Yachting Festival is creating La Regata on Thursday 12 and Friday 13 September, with the logistical support of the Cannes Yacht Club. During two days, 5 teams will compete in the bay of Cannes on the multihulls of the Tour Voile a 4-round competition.
You will be able to enjoy these small racing catamarans and watch the departures of the regattas from Port Canto. As a gift, newbies or enthusiasts selected in our daily draw will be able to take part as crew members on one of the regatta boats.
Odyssey for the future on display
The exhibition will stop in at at the entrance to Port Canto, near the Sailing Area.
Starting as the hull of a legendary racing boat on which Peter Blake won the Jules Verne Trophy in 1993, Energy Observer has been transformed into an electrically-powered ship of the future, running on a mix of renewable energies and a carbonfree hydrogen production system that is seawater-based. Energy Observer travels the world on a planned odyssey of 50 countries and 101 stopovers!
EVENT TO DISCOVER AT THE VIEUX PORT
The 5th edition will take place on Saturday 14 September at 4 pm on the Festival beach at the Vieux Port.
This exceptional parade is an occasion to see vintage and modern day boats on show and pay tribute to the rich history of yachting in the heart of the French Riviera.