The "Régates Royales" of Cannes, the "Voiles de Saint-Tropez" : Classic yachts lovers, get ready!

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The French Riviera offers an exceptional setting for the organization of two prestigious annual meetings dedicated to Classic yachts lovers.

The "Régates Royales de Cannes" was created in 1929 to pay tribute to King Christian X of Denmark. This is one of the oldest and most majestic coastal races in Europe.
The 41st edition of Régates Royales occurs from 22nd to 28th of September 2019. It brings together more than 150 classic and vintage sailing boats from around the world in the prestigious bay of Cannes and offers an incredible show on the water.This week of races organized by the Yacht Club of Cannes will thrill crews and spectators. This competition combines elegance, prestige and passion for the sea.
From the Croisette or the Lérins Islands, enthusiasts can admire a fleet racing. It is also possible to come and contemplate the elegance of the boats docked at Quai Saint-Pierre, some of which are more than one hundred years old.
 

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Côte d'Azur Sotheby's International Realty has listed on the Croisette a magnificent penthouse offering breathtaking views over the bay to enjoy the very best of this event (learn more), a luxurious duplex apartment facing the old  port of Cannes (learn more) or a prestigious duplex of 580 m² for rent with a clear view on the port of Cannes (learn more).

The "Voiles de Saint-Tropez" started in 1981 between two sailboats, Pride and Ikra, on a race starting from the village of Saint-Tropez to the beach of Pampelonne. Since then, the race is held once a year in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez for a week at the end of September.
This year, "Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez" will take place from September 28th to October 6th, 2019 and will gather approximately 300 boats and 4000 yachts men and women. This event, organized by the Société Nautique of Saint-Tropez, offers a rendez-vous with the most remarkable sailing boats in the world, modern and classic, to challenge each other in an atmosphere where competition and conviviality blend.This is a unique opportunity to admire traditional sailing boats gathered in the port of Saint-Tropez and to fully enjoy the event in the "villages of sails" where visitors and  yachts men and women meet.
Côte d'Azur Sotheby's International Realty offers a few steps from the port a superb apartment with exceptional views over the bay of Saint-Tropez, a contemporary villa offering stunning views over St-Tropez (learn more) or an architect-designed house at a short stroll from the Escalet beaches (learn more).