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Wed, 31 May



Les Voiles d’Antibes

Classic Yachts Regatta of the AFYT Circuit - CIM CHAMPIONSHIP - Antibes (France)

Les Voiles d’Antibes
Les Voiles d’Antibes

Time & Location

31 May 2023, 19:00 – 04 Jun 2023, 21:00

Antibes, Port Vauban, Antibes, France

About the event

Since 1996, Les Voiles d'Antibes, organized each year around the first week of June, mark the opening of the Mediterranean circuit for Traditional Yachts, where adventure and luxury combine in a sporting and friendly tradition. . Every year, Les Voiles d'Antibes welcomes a selection of the most beautiful Vintage Yachts (built before 1950), Classic Yachts (built before 1976) and Esprit de Tradition Yachts (as well as the Tofinou 9.5), which have been shaped since the end of the 19th century, the great history of International Yachting and its values of fair play, solidarity and respect.

For most participants, this prestigious gathering represents the first major meeting of the Mediterranean season. The participants renew themselves every year around a core of legendary boats such as Moonbeam of Fife, Hallowe'en, Stormy Weather, Oiseau de Feu, Moonbeam IV, Cambria or Tuiga and Lulu, which have been present at all for a long time. regattas. Antibes being the first major gathering of the season, it is the opportunity for all enthusiasts to come and appreciate the purity of the architectural lines, the deck plans, the harmony of the Auric and Bermudian rigging and the elegant ballet of the crews preparing with passion and attention to detail in their legendary sailboats. Appreciated for the quality of its regattas, along the 23 km of coastline between the bays of Antibes and Juan-les-Pins, and for the great conviviality which reigns back on land, The Voiles d'Antibes are undoubtedly one of the flagship events of the Mediterranean circuit. The Village des Voiles d'Antibes, open free to the public, offers back at the dock, a meeting and conviviality space, where all the international crews comment and share every evening their maneuvers, their options and the routes of the day to the greatest happiness of the public, connoisseur or layman, who can thus immerse themselves in this nautical culture. The welcome on land is certainly the warmest on the circuit, Antibes, famous throughout the world for its Picasso Museum and for its festival of Jazz, had to associate culture and music with sailing. With numerous exhibitions and activities on the themes of the Sea and the Environment every day from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., but also concerts which every evening bring joy and good humor to the Village des Voiles and Port Vauban, 1st Marina in Europe.

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