Régates Royales Cannes
A week of regattas off the Lerins Islands for a fleet divided into eight categories according to the size, age and rigging of the yachts. An exceptional gathering as the largest and most famous yachts of the last century and before come to compete such as the majestic Elena of London (55m, Nathanaël Herreshoff design built in 2009), Cambria (40m, William Fife design built in 1928), Sunshine (38m, William Fife Junior design built in 2003), Aschanti IV (34,67m, Henry Gruber design built in 1954), the two Moonbeam of Fife (30m, William Fife design built in 1903) and Moonbeam IV (35m, William Fife design built in 1914) or the 15mJI Mariska (27,00m, William Fife design built in 1908), ...
The Cannes Yacht Club is also one of the oldest in France since it is in spring 1859 that Misters Béchard, Tripet Skrypitzone, de Colquhoum and Bucquet created the Regatta Society with as a first appointment, a race in the bay of La Napoule where Léro, Olga, Jeannette, tourists and small local boats with sails or oars of the Cannes fishermen crossed.
The Régates Royales de Cannes, a real world championship of classic yachting where Classics, Metrics, Tofinou, Dragon, Star and One Tone meet.