From June 2 to 9, 2019, the Final of the Hempel World Cup Series will take place in Marseille for the final phases of the competition.
World Cup Series: an international competition in the heart of Marseille
Coming after Japan, the United States and Italy, the sailors will now have the pleasure to sail at the Nautical Base of Roucas Blanc, the emblematic place of the dinghy sailing in the Phocaean city. In addition, this competition will serve as a real rehearsal for the upcoming Olympic Games. Indeed, it will gather the international sailing elite in preparation for the Tokyo Games in 2020, and it will take place in the future bay which will host the nautical activities of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
The greatest nations of Olympic sailing will present 12 classes during the week:
- 470 (Men & Women),
- 49er (Men) & 49erFX (Women),
- Finn (Male),
- Laser (Men) & Radial Laser (Women),
- Nacra 17 ( Mixed),
- RS:X (Men & Women),
- IKA (Kiteboard – Men & Women)
A unique experience by our side
On this occasion, the Office de la Mer and the Régate en Vue operation are back in the game. We propose you to discover this international sailing race on June 5 and 7, 2019 on board with our partner boat ICARD Maritime !
Thus, as for each edition of Régate en Vue, we take you as close as possible to the regatta during 1h30 of boat trip. Our expert commentators will introduce you to the rules of sailing, but will not forget to tell you a few anecdotes about the maritime history of our city. You will be able to enjoy a wonderful view, high sensations and learn a lot about the sea and sailing!
For an exceptional event, an exceptional system! Two days and three rotations will be organized:
- Two days of Régate en Vuet: Wednesday 5 and Friday 7 June 2019
- 3 departure times per day: 11h30 – 13h00 – 14h30
- You can participate in several rotations if you wish.
Stay up to date, ticketing opening is on Tuesday May 21!
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Photo credits: Michel FISQUET – Team Photo