Gone with the Voiles
Les Voiles de Saint Tropez celebrated its 15-year existence with splendour and grand spectacle. The wind and sea gods gifted them with some exceptional conditions offering 4,000 sailors from the world over, on some 300 Modern or Classic yachts, a packed week of racing, enjoyment and conviviality. And so the curtain falls this Sunday after a final moment shared between competitors with the traditional prize-giving for the 20 competing classes. There were some nice surprises amidst the list of winners, starting with the names of newcomers like Olympian, which triumphed among the gaffers and Dorade among the Marconis, as well as confirmation of the safe bets from their respect circuits, Magic Carpet3 among the Wallys and Robertissima III (ex Ran) among the large IRCs.
André Beaufils, President of the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez
“Another edition draws to a close and every year we find ourselves starved of superlatives in our bid to translate ... READ MORE