18th edition – from 24 to 27th of May
This event has been organized since 2001 by the City of Saint-Tropez together with the Port of Saint-Tropez and with the support of the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez. The meeting of Latine Sail boats in St. Tropez in May is an institution, a time of conviviality where Mediterranean Maritime Heritage is in the place of honour! Arriving by sea or by land, Pointues, Felouques, Gozzos, Tartanons, Tarquié, boats from Marseille and Catalonia will tie up in the old Port of Saint-Tropez from 24 to 27 May 2018. The program promises to be, once again, rich in both sea and shore activites. The Port of Saint-Tropez, who provided a beautiful tented village near the Harbour and organised many festive events, cultural and traditional, and expects to receive more than 80 sailboats. The public can admire the various Latine rigs docked or at sea, attend free events, taste food from all over the Mediterranean and visit the various stands e.g. carpentry, crafts and traditional skills around the Port not forgetting exhibitions and lectures by historians. On the subject of navigation, sailboats will gather for sailing events. Meanwhile, Catalan crews will demonstrate rowing races on traditional “Llaguts” and the Club of Saint Raphael will offer a spectacle of jousting in the port of Saint-Tropez. The arrival of a Catalan delegation with a troupe of dancers, musicians, singers and the arrival of the famous Catalan boats add even more colour and tone to the City.