From September 24 to October 2, the annual Voiles de Saint-Tropez regatta was held in Saint-Tropez. The launch of sailing in 2016 took place in a rather emotional atmosphere of healthy competition.
About 4000 yachtsmen took part in regattas this year.
Regatta "Voiles de Saint-Tropez" for 35 years it has been bringing together sail and sea lovers, yacht owners, athletes and skippers - so different in character and status. At the time of the race, they forget about everything in the world and plunge headlong into an event filled with drive, sound of waves, gusts of wind and gentle autumn sun.
This season the race is over, all the winners have been awarded, all the right words have been said, but the participants are already making ambitious plans for the next season.
As always, the traditional sponsors and partners of the regatta are companies ROLEX and Bmw.
Race Committee President Georges Coral said:
“This week has been just amazing! One could not even wish for more favorable weather conditions for the regattas. We have not had such conditions for a long time. 300 boats took part in the races. Almost all the participants knew each other very well. Excellent weather and beautiful yachts gathered a huge number of people in Saint-Tropez, including on the water. We had to try hard to avoid collisions during our racing week. The next year we even decided to change the schedule a little so that there was enough break between different races. "
Next edition of sailing races "Voiles de Saint-Tropez" will take place from September 30 to October 8, 2017.
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