This year marks the 41st edition of the Regates Royales Cannes. Since 1978, every September, over 150 yachts, 3,000 sailors take part in a prestigious sailing event that attracts an estimated 45,000 spectators from all over the world..
The competition is organised by the Yacht Club de Cannes and has been described as “the alliance of beauty, courage, effort” and above all a natural and common bond: that being the love of the sea and passion for beautiful things.
During the 2019 competition which is being help in the superb bay of Cannes, will feature 10 different categories of sailing yachts, all of which are based at the old port of Cannes, spanning 3 different nationalities- making Régates Royal Cannes a truly international regatta.
There are a vast range of places that spectators can watch the race from, including the dock where they can also view the boats up close. Visits can be booked at the Régates Royales Race Village at the Yacht Club de Cannes stand.
Spectators can also visit Musee de la Castre which offers a high viewpoint of the race area around the islands and of the bays.
Regardless of whether you decide to watch the race from the Musee de la Castre or from the dock, you can be sure to witness some of the most fantastic boat racing.
As well as watching the races and viewing the boats up close, there is also an opportunity to take part in several exciting competitions and activities during the course of the week.
On the Wednesday, you can join in with the annual group competition called pull the string’ and on the Thursday, there is a painting contest and a “Discover floral art” event. To find out more about some of the exciting events that are taking place during the Regates Royales Cannes you can visit: https://www.regatesroyales.com/en/home-uk/program-regates-royales-2019.
In addition to these events there are a range of stalls and shops that sell goods, clothing, crafts, jewels and pearls. Spectators also get the chance to grab some delicious food and visit the free music shows every night.
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