LES REGATES ROYALES
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018
Bay of Cannes Cannes
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For this 40th edition, the city of Cannes will once again roll out the red carpet to
the now legendary Royal Regatta Cannes, organized by the. Yacht Club de Cannes
The world’s yachting elite will be gathered from 22 to 29 September in the majestic Bay of Cannes, to play on the water a magical and exceptional show. “We are going to wish this year a beautiful birthday: the 40th Royal Regatta.
No, nothing to do with the “roaring forties”, leave them to their distant lands.
We will take special care of this event in 2018, and, once again, we rely on our
faithful sailors to make it a success and beauty, so that the party is complete
and memorable, “says Jacques Flori, president Yacht Club of Cannes.
For this anniversary edition, more than 200 classic units and 70 Dragon are
expected to race in the exceptional setting of the bay of Cannes, near
the Lérins Islands, where the beauty of the natural nautical stadium will be a jewel of choice for these maritime jewels that are the yachts of tradition. These
legendary sailing boats – some of which are classified as historic monuments
– will once again offer the sublime spectacle of their evolution at sea.
Boats of kings and kings of boats … All the world elite of classic yachting will meet on the French Riviera for the last week of September, on the occasion of the 40th Cannes Royal Regatta – Panerai Trophy. Yachts of Tradition, metric classes, schooners, ketch rigs Auriques or Marconi come to admire the purity of their lines, their sails, their varnished woods and their impeccable crews that compete with talent and elegance.
We are going to wish this year a nice birthday: the 40th Royal Regatta. No, nothing to do with the “roaring forties”, leave them to their distant lands. We will take special care of this event in 2018, and, once again, we rely on our faithful sailors to make it a success and beauty, so that the party is complete and memorable, “says Jacques Flori, president Yacht Club of Cannes.
Focus on 40 years of regattas, dreams, and sports … 1978 – 2018. The Royal Regatta Cannes was created in 1929 by the
International Yacht Club of Cannes to honor King Christian X of Denmark,
but it is really in 1978 that the Cannes Philippe Monnet raises to the
bar of Mykonos, his 8 mJI, this test. Cannes becomes again the privileged
Rendez-Vous of the most beautiful sailboats of the planet.
Boats of kings and kings of boats … All the world elite of classic High point of the Mediterranean circuit season, the Royal Regattas of Cannes-Trophée Panerai, a real initiation to the dream, will offer for its 40th edition, an unforgettable spectacle.
From September 22nd to 29th, prestige, elegance, and excellence, will once again write a beautiful page of history … Cannes will welcome the arrival of Belem, the famous three-master at Cannes on 29 and 30 September 2018 for the 40th Cannes Royal Regatta.
Thursday, September 27: the arrival of Belem in Cannes (around 16h).
Saturday, September 29: visit from 10h to 18h (17h30 last entry).
Sunday, September 30: visit from 10h to 18h (17h30 last entry).
Monday 1st October: departure from Cannes at 10 am for Nice.