After the first day become blown off because of extra wind, the mistral gave way the previous day to mild conditions permitting racing for the maxi yachts to ultimately begin at les voiles de saint-tropez, organised by way of the sociÈtÈ nautique de saint-tropez.
This year, with the support of the international maxi affiliation (ima), the wally and 4 maxi training within the irc a collection have their very own race committee and pro and their very own race region off saint-tropezí well-known pampelonne beach. This leaves the smaller training, and of direction the mass accumulating of traditional yachts for which this event is famous, to compete at the golfe de saint-tropez. Les voiles de saint-tropez is also the very last event of the imaís inaugural mediterranean maxi inshore project that has covered sail racing palmavela, rolex capri crusing week, rolex giraglia (inshores), copa del rey mafpre and the maxi yacht rolex cup. The event has additionally grow to be the second one largest amassing of maxi yachts within the ima calendar after the maxi yacht rolex cup.