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.
The 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.
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