Les Voiles St Tropez

Les Voiles St. Tropez Sailing Yacht Regatta

The Voiles St. Tropez Sailing Regatta (Voiles de St Tropez) usually takes place during the first week of October and luxury yachts are available for charter from which to view the event, or race in it. This is the final event of the summer in St. Tropez and many say the most exciting event of the entire year for yachting. Past years' Voiles de St Tropez Regatta yielded over 300 sailing yachts to compete, and this year’s event will be no less. Sail boats from across the globe will come to St. Tropez to take part in this week-long event and festival. With the more than 300 luxury sailing yachts participating in the race and 3,500 crew - not to mention the thousands of spectators – this is an amazing sailing event to see.

The St. Tropez port will be filled for the week with sailing yachts of the past for viewing. The parties go on all day and night at St. Tropez during the week of the Regatta. During the races, spectators enjoy taking a boat out for closer viewing. The parties last throughout the races on shore and on the spectator boats.

The classes of races are separated into the Traditional class (classic yachts), the Modern class, the Esprit de Tradition class (modern traditional), the Wally class, and the 12 Meter America’s Cup Yachts class. The yachts that participate in the Voiles St. Tropez Regatta are some of the most famous sailing yachts in the world piloted by world class captains. These yachts will include J-Class, Swans, Maxiyachts, and more. Yachting enthusiasts from across the globe consider the Voiles St. Tropez Regatta a “can’t miss” race.

Les Voiles St Tropez Classic YachtThe most distinguished and most popular event in the Voiles de St Tropez is La Grande Classe Trophy. This is a race that is for invitees only. Classic yachts that have distinguished themselves in the racing world will be invited to join in this event. La Grande Classe Trophy began in 2004 and is designed in the spirit of the English Regattas of history. La Grande Classe Trophy is held on Thursday of the event and you will see a collection of the most beautiful traditional classic racing sailing yachts in the world.

Now that you know you will be attending the Voiles St. Tropez Regatta, how will you position yourself to watch the races? Do you have a boat or yacht to sail out to the spectator’s area on the water? Are you content with watching from land? Of course you want to be up close where the action is. You can charter a boat from St. Tropez Yacht Charter.

St. Tropez Yacht Charter has boats and yachts of all sizes to fit your needs and budget. You can even charter a RIB and slide right up to the front of the spectator’s area without being noticed or bothering anyone in those megayachts.

If you would like to race in the Voiles St. Tropez Regatta but don’t have a sailing yacht you could charter one. Alternatively, there are still yachts that don’t yet have a full crew. You could become a part of one of their crew and become a part of history made. Simply go to the Voiles St. Tropez Regatta website for contact information. Give them a call or send them a quick e-mail expressing your interest in crewing one of the racing yachts and they will put you in touch with captains who are in need.

There are many types of St. Tropez yacht charters available and they include superyachts, either motor or sail, monohull sailboats, bareboat or crewed and catamarans. With all of this selection, St. Tropez Yacht Charter is certain to have something to put you on the water.

St. Tropez Yacht Charter will be able to fit your needs so that you can enjoy the Voiles St. Tropez Regatta from up close. Don't hesitate to contact us for more information abour hiring a boat for the race or to charter a yacht during Voiles St Tropez Regatta as a specator. Below is a selection of yachts available for rental as well as the latest news related to the event and Saint Tropez yachting in general. 

Les Voiles de Saint Tropez Yacht News

A great success of Swan yachts at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2013
ClubSwan cocktail reception hosted by Swan 90S charter yacht Solleone
The recently concluded Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2013 was marked by a huge success of Swan yachts. The traditional lay day, with the ClubSwan cocktail reception, was hosted by the Swan 90S charter yacht Solleone.
Unforgettable 2013 Voiles de Saint-Tropez
Les Voiles de St Tropez 2013 - Photo by Gilles Martin-Raget
The recently concluded Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2013 was a great success. The event hosted 4,000 sailors and 300 Classic as well as Modern yachts, providing them with ideal sailing conditions.
Les Voiles de Saint Tropez 2013, September 28 – October 6
Les Voiles de Saint Tropez - Photo by Carlo Borlenghi
This year's popular Les Voiles de Saint Tropez is to kick off today, on September 28. The event will be attended by 115 Classic yachts, 160 Modern boats, 18 Tofinous, 8 Code 0s, as well as 13 Wallys, including the majestic 100-foot superyacht Nomade IV, designed by Finot Conq.
FT Wally Grand Prix Series 2011: Excitement and uncertainty at midway point.
The FT Wally Grand Prix Series has so far seen three exciting regattas where the race teams had to deal with adverse wind conditions, tactical challenges and a highly competitive environment. Three races into the inaugural FT WALLY GRAND PRIX SERIES and the Y3K team is leading the fleet. However, there are at least three...
Wally Yachts and Financial Times launch Maxi Yacht Grand Prix Series 2011
Wally Yachts and Financial Times launch Maxi Yacht Grand Prix Series 2011  - Photo Credit Juerg Kaufmann www.go4image.com
Wally Yachts and the Financial Times have joined forces to launch a new Maxi Yacht racing series. The FT Wally Grand Prix Series is a unique series of races for the world’s largest fleet of Maxi racing yachts. The racing teams feature sailing’s premier talent from the America's Cup and the Olympics together with some of the most prominent captains of industry. The series takes place between April and October, moving between the Mediterranean’s most glamorous and vibrant sailing locations.
Classic Sailing Yacht Atlantic’s Summer Charter Schedule
Classic Sailing Yacht Atlantic’s Summer Charter Schedule
Ed Kastelein is proud and pleased to announce that his Atlantic yacht has been selected as finalist for the 2011 World Superyacht Awards. An impressive 100 superyachts were nominated for an award and from all these exceptional yachts the sailing yacht Atlantic emerged as one of the finalists in the category “Best Sailing Yacht in 45m+ size range”. The 56.39m (185') classic yacht Atlantic will be in the dry-dock for a fresh coat of Antifouling in April and then she will head off to sail her first full season.

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Giraglia Rolex Cup 2015 to start Rolex’s European yachting season in mid-June
The fleet rounding the Giraglia Rock - Photo by Rolex Kurt Arrigo
The first leg of this year's 63rd edition of the Giraglia Rolex Cup from Sanremo will start on June 12. The fleet will gather in the spectacular harbour of Saint-Tropez for three days of inshore competition from June 14 to 16, before embarking on the main event, the 243-nautical mile offshore race to Genoa via the Giraglia rock, starting on June 17.
2015 Top 10 Mediterranean Summer Charter Locations
Rovinj - Croatia
The European winter is nearly over and the yachting industry is steadily gearing up for the upcoming yacht charter season. So, what are the top current charter spots? We look into the best destinations to explore aboard a luxury yacht this summer. We have put together a list of Top 10 Mediterranean summer charter locations...
Giraglia Rolex Cup 2014, June 13 – 21
The popular Mediterranean yacht charter destination - St Tropez will host three days of inshore racing and the start of the Giraglia Rolex Cup - Image by Rolex Carlo Borlenghi
This year's 62nd edition of Giraglia Rolex Cup will run from June 13 to 21, hosting more than 200 yachts for the week of exciting racing. For the first and only time in its history, the 2014 event will finish in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
France Yacht Holidays on board 28m HIGH ENERGY yacht by Sunseeker
Saint-Tropez Harbour – Photo credit Rolex Carlo Borlenghi
Luxury SUNSEEKER 28 motor yacht HIGH ENERGY is available for one week's France yacht charter vacation in July, which includes one night stay in the popular St Tropez.
A great success of Swan yachts at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2013
ClubSwan cocktail reception hosted by Swan 90S charter yacht Solleone
The recently concluded Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2013 was marked by a huge success of Swan yachts. The traditional lay day, with the ClubSwan cocktail reception, was hosted by the Swan 90S charter yacht Solleone.
French Riviera Superyacht Charter Specials 2013
Southern France
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Mediterranean luxury mega yacht charter special for MOSAIQUE yacht
Luxury motor yacht MOSAIQUE
Available for Mediterranean luxury mega yacht charters, the 50m MOSAIQUE yacht is currently offering a special rate of €189,500 per week plus expenses for the rest of the summer 2013. Constructed by Proteksan Turquoise to a design by Dubois Yachts, MOSAIQUE yacht features elegant and comfortable interior penned by renowned Donald Starkey. Mosaique’s holiday itineraries...
Sophisticated and Elegant 45m Motor Yacht PRIDE for charter in the Western Mediterranean
Luxury charter yacht PRIDE
Available for luxury yacht charter in the Mediterranean, the 2013 launched superyacht PRIDE is a beautifully elegant vessel, offering spacious exterior areas and immaculate, classic interior with accommodation to up to 12 charter guests.
Tradition at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez
Sailing Yacht TUIGA at finish line - Photo By- Rolex: Carlo Borlenghi
Today's racing was marked by tradition with such beautiful classic sailing yachts as Mariska, Hispania, Tuiga and Lady Anne yacht.