Saint-Tropez and the sea
AN EXTRAORDINARY DESTINY
Eric Tabarly used to say that admiring these classic yachts was "like walking around in an open book". Twenty units signed by the legendary Scottish architect William Fife III are due to set sail for the next edition of Les Voiles. This century-old yacht, which knew glory and oblivion before being reborn.
Survivor of an exceptional class, that of the 15 m JI, she is one of the 4 survivors of her category. The opportunity for the photographer Gilles Martin-Raget to shoot sublime images.
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THE QUINTESSENCE OF WALLY
This Tropezian is a modern Wally very at ease on the waters of the Mediterranean. This regatta yacht benefits from the latest performance-boosting technologies and modernity in total respect of the Wally spirit. A true thoroughbred racing yacht, renowned for its incredible acceleration. These qualities are combined with extreme comfort and large living spaces that can accommodate up to 10 people for dinner.
In addition to the owners' cabin, the layout includes 2 double cabins and an area reserved for relaxation.
THE OLDEST PLEASURE YACHT BUILT IN FRANCE
This traditional sailboat is a historical monument, labelled BIP (Boat of Heritage Interest) by the Maritime Heritage Foundation. Built in 1897 at the Texier shipyard in Argenteuil, Lulu's luck, a rare small boat with pure lines designed by the French architect Thomas Rabot, aroused a real passion in a young naval officer who restored her and gave her a new start.
She takes part in the regattas of the Traditional Sailing Boats in the Mediterranean.
AN EXCEPTIONAL MONOHULL
What is the secret of this boat that has won multiple races on all the seas of the globe? At first glance, many features reflect the design philosophy dear to Juan K Design...
Among its feats of arms, this 88-foot boat that makes the nautical world dream has made waves by finishing 3rd in the Rolex Sydney Hobart race in 2015.