• 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!

    Yachting Festival Guest of Honour

    Ambassador, Yachting Festival


  • 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.
  • Energy Observer

    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!
  • sail GP

    The super-catamarans regatta

    On the eve of the final stage in Marseille of the international SailGP circuit, which will take place from 20 to 22 September, Stéphanie Nadin, Manager of the Marseille event, will present this exceptional championship to the press and exhibitors on Tuesday 10 September.

    Get 10% discount on all SailGP tickets
    thanks to our promotional code

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  • event to discover at the vieux port

  • If in 2019, the world of sailing is highlighted, the DNA of the Yachting Festival is also around motorboats whose history is honored during the Concours d’Elégance.


    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.

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