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Les Voiles d’Antibes 2021

Les Voiles d’Antibes, the largest classic yachting event, is back for its 26th edition. Come and see the yachts and enjoy the atmosphere of the sailing village from 15-19 September 2021 at the Port Vauban in Antibes. Discover through this event the most beautiful traditional yachts in the world since the 19th century, having shaped the history and values of yachting.

Voiles antibes COPYRIGHT - Marc Pelissier-min

Voiles antibes COPYRIGHT – Marc Pelissier-min


As every year since 1996, the Voiles d’Antibes is back and marks the beginning of the Mediterranean season. Due to the health crisis, the Voiles d’Antibes will take place from 15 to 19 September 2021 at the South Mole of Port Vauban. Les Voiles d’Antibes is a flagship race on the Mediterranean circuit that brings together luxury and sporting tradition. Participants will sail along the 23 km of coastline of the bays of Antibes and Juan-les-Pins. This event is the largest gathering of classic yachting (pleasure sailing) in the Mediterranean in spring.


A selection of the most beautiful yachts in the world is on display. Each year the participants are renewed but a hard core of mythical boats is to be discovered, like :

  • Ikra, a legendary yacht entered in the 1964 America’s Cup. 
  • Sovereign, large cruise ship 
  • Thendara, a tall ship from the 1950s
  • Lelantina tall ship from the 1930s 
  • Outlaw; speed boat 
  • Adria, big ferry
  • Cambria, yacht from 1928
  • Tuiga, a competition sailing ship from 1909Les Voiles antibes COPYRIGHT -James Robinson Taylor-minLes Voiles antibes COPYRIGHT -James Robinson Taylor-min

The other yachts will belong to one of its four families:

  • European yachts built before 1950
  • Classic yachts built before 1976
  • Yachts with tradition
  • Metric class: 6MJI, 8MJI, 12 MJI


Back on land, the party continues around the sailing village. Discover a warm atmosphere every day from 9 am to 10 pm. Numerous exhibitions and animations on the themes of the sea and the environment, cocktails, concerts, parades and many other surprises animate the village of sails during these 5 days. The village is entirely free to the public.


The village is open from 9am to 10pm

Discover the program of the Voiles d’ Antibes :


10:00-18:00: welcome of the competitors
10.00am-8.00pm: artists’ exhibitions & animations on the theme of yachting, the sea & the environment
20h00-23h30 : live music


11:00-17:00: regatta 1st round
09h00-20h00 : artists exhibitions & animations on the theme of yachting, the sea & the environment
18h30-20h00 : live music
LesVoiles antibes , sailing boat on the sea COPYRIGHT - MARC PÉLISSIER



11:00-17:00: regatta 2nd round
09h00-20h00 : artists exhibitions & animations on the theme of yachting, the sea & the environment
20h00-21h30 : live music


11:00-17:00: regatta 3rd round
09h00-20h00 : artists’ exhibitions & animations on the theme of yachting, the sea & the environment
21h30-00h00 : live music


11:00-17:00: regatta 4th round
09h00-20h00 : artists’ exhibitions & animations on the theme of yachting, the sea & the environment
6.30 pm: prize-giving ceremony



The Port de Vaubon is easily accessible, right in the heart of Antibes and there is a car park next to the port.


Access to the village is free.

Chargeable to course participants. Participate in the race.

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