St Tropez, France
Beginning of October
Beginning 26 years ago as La Nioulargue, Les Voiles de St Tropez is a spectacular rendezvous of yachts.
The annual regatta brings together a selection of the most unusual modern sailing yachts and traditional luxury yachts in the early autumn. Sailing and racing enthusiasts come from around the world to face the competition, with the Rolex trophy awarded to the winner of the Classic Division over 16m at its completion.
Some of the world's most stunning yachts flock to this beautiful part of the world to create a visual spectacle; Classic, modern and top-end racers all coming together in one regatta.
With a limit of 300 entries, Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez is open to yachts over 9 metres in length. The race is usually made up of coastal courses in the bay of Saint-Tropez. The modern yachts race for five days, while the classic yachts race only for four.
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez is a popular end to the Mediterranean inshore yacht-racing season and brings hordes of visitors to the area.
Some of the world's most stunning yachts flock to this beautiful part of the world to create a visual spectacle...
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A hedonistic haven of elegance embodying the charm of Mediterranean village life and the iridescent glamour of the Côte d’Azur, St Tropez is as iconic as it is captivating. Peppered with exclusive restaurants, designer boutiques and pastel painted houses that line the cobble stone streets; it has long attracted the world’s elite to its atmospheric and unabashed extravagance.