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Step aboard S/Y ELENA for the Cannes Regatta 2017

Step aboard S/Y ELENA for the Cannes Regatta 2017

The Cannes Royal Regatta 2017 One of the greatest events of the international sailing calendar, the Cannes Royal Regatta is the final leg of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge for the Mediterranean season. Taking place in the Bay of Cannes between the 23rd and 30th September 2017, the regatta brings together historic sailing yachts across the Classic, Metrique, Tofinou, Dragon, Spirit of Tradition, and 5.5m yacht classes to battle it out for the coveted Panerai Trophy. Now in its 39th…

Spring Holidays: the Côte d’Azur or the Alps?

Spring Holidays: the Côte d’Azur or the Alps?

Seasoned holidaymakers to France face a dilemma each spring: should they spend their holiday on the Riviera’s coast or in the Alps? Although an idyllic beach setting is amplified in its allure after the harshness of winter, an escape to the mountains could still be a wiser decision. With the weather still somewhat unpredictable, ambitious plans for a sunny beach-break could quickly diminish as the Mediterranean skies fill with clouds; an Alpine setting perfectly combines sports and leisure in the…