Every year in June, at the start of the Mediterranean season, the most beautiful traditional yachts in the world once again arrive for the Voiles d’Antibes, Trophée Paneraï! Fan of water sports and yachting? This is an event not to be missed in the spring on the Côte d’Azur!
LES VOILES D’ANTIBES: A GREAT CELEBRATION OF YACHTING
First major European event in the classic sailing season!
Opposite the ramparts of the old town, the Voiles d’Antibes – Trophée Paneraï – will be battled out with billowing sails over the twenty-three kilometres of coastline. Different classes of yachts meet up for the Voiles d’Antibes: Epoque, Classique and Spirit of Tradition. Three glorious generations that survive thanks to the fervour of enthusiasts. Make a date for June to enjoy a great show from the ramparts and Cap d’Antibes, and revisit the history of international yachting!
5 DAYS OF ENTERTAINMENT AT THE FOOT OF THE RAMPARTS
Exhibitions, entertainment and conviviality await you during the Voiles d’Antibes!
With five days of entertainment and conviviality, the welcome on shore is certainly the warmest on the circuit. The Les Voiles d’Antibes village is a meeting place where every evening all the crews meet up and share their manoeuvres, options and the day’s sailing… From 9:00 am to 10:00 pm, there are numerous exhibitions and entertainment on the themes of the sea and the environment as well as cocktails, concerts, parades and many other surprises and challenges that animate Port Vauban.
OUR ADVICE FOR ADMIRING THE SPECTACLE…
Complete immersion in Voiles d’Antibes!
Seeing the boats berthed at the foot of Bastion Saint-Jaume is splendid. But seeing them on the open sea is even better! For this, it is good to know the course taken by the Voiles d’Antibes – Trophée Paneraï. A route taken in the morning from Port Vauban. Go to La Gravette and the ramparts to discover the vessels on the starting line. Then, going towards Pointe de Bacon and the “Chemin de Tire-Poil” follow the sails along the coast, parallel to the coast road between Antibes and Villeneuve-Loubet.