DAY 1 = COASTAL RAID

Long-distance races taking place as close as possible to the coasts, combining speed and strategy.

*This schedule is given for information purpose only, please find some details for each days on the page "Schedule": Schedule Dunkerque / Schedule Dieppe / Schedule Barneville-Carteret / Schedule Baden - Golfe du Morbihan / Schedule Gruissan / Schedule Hyères / Schedule Nice

9h00: Opening of “La Base” 

La Base du Tour Voile boasts an unprecedented mobile organisation, set up for each Act as near as possible to the racing zones and the paddock. Positioned facing the sea, the Base allows spectators to follow the races in Nautical Stadiums close to the action and gives pride of place to sport and competition.

10h00: Briefing Skippers

The race direction introduces the sporting program of the day and gives the lasts instructions. 

10h30 – 11h30:  The boats leave the Paddock 

In the morning, the early risers can discover and appreciate the atmosphere at the Paddock where the skippers get ready for an intense race day. Every morning, from 9:30 am, before putting their boat in the water, every Team will pass on “Le Spot” to confide its feelings to the speaker, for the pleasure of the public.

12h00 – 13h00: Training Races

The Team repeats the movements, identifies the starting line and chooses its strategy for day …

13h30:  Start signal of the Coastal Raid

Let’s meet on the spectator zone not to miss the start signal live commented with music.

13h30 – 17h30:  Live Following of the Race from the Spectator Zone

A dedicated zone for the spectators in the heart of “La Base” will allow visitors to watch the races and listen to the live commentary as close as possible to the water’s edge. Keys information will be shown on the big screen: rankings, meteorological conditions, speed, etc.

17h00 - 17h30:  Comeback of the Teams

In the middle of the afternoon, at approximately 17.30 in front of the spectators’ zone. The public can then attend the show always fascinating of the return of boats on the ground and enjoy this special moment when the skippers pass the relay to their technical supports.

17h30:  Winner Podium

From its return on the ground, the victorious Team of the day will celebrate its victory on “Le Spot” with champagne! Be there not to miss any stories, analysis and feelings of the members of the Team, and to have a picture and many autographs! Don’t forget to remain on “Le Spot” not to miss the drawing lots to know the big winner of the Prono'Tour by CROSSCALL, who will leave with a Crosscall waterproof smartphone.


DAY 2 = NAUTICAL STADIUM

A series of short, close contact regattas, a few metres from land to test the teams’ navigational techniques.

*This schedule is given for information purpose only, please find some details for each days on the page "Schedule": Schedule Dunkerque / Schedule Dieppe / Schedule Barneville-Carteret / Schedule Baden - Golfe du Morbihan / Schedule Gruissan / Schedule Hyères / Schedule Nice

8h00: Opening of “La Base” 

La Base du Tour Voile boasts an unprecedented mobile organisation, set up for each Act as near as possible to the racing zones and the paddock. Positioned facing the sea, the Base allows spectators to follow the races in Nautical Stadiums close to the action and gives pride of place to sport and competition.

9h00: Briefing Skippers

The race direction introduces the sporting program of the day and gives the lasts instructions.

9h30 – 10h30:  The boats leave the Paddock 

In the morning, the early risers can discover and appreciate the atmosphere at the Paddock where the skippers get ready for an intense race day. Every morning, from 9:30 am, before putting their boat in the water, every Team will pass on “Le Spot” to confide its feelings to the speaker, for the pleasure of the public.

11h30:  Start signal of the Races in Nautical Stadium

11h30 – 15h00: Qualification Phases

The boats are split into two qualifying groups (named A and B). A team takes starter’s orders for the

races in its group. In the mean-time, the boats in the other groups await their signal. Starts take place every 10 minutes approximately. The route is located in front of the base, is visible to the spectators on land and has live commentary.

15h30-16h00:  End of the Races and Beginning of the Final

The Final: On completion of the qualifying phase, the first four teams from group A and the first four from group B are selected for the Day’s final. For this race, the 8 Teams qualified start together

on the same line from scratch again. Spectators need, more than ever, to encourage its favourite team for this last race of the day!

16h30:  Arrival Protocol

At the end of the race day, the crews will take out their boat of the water. Be there not to miss any stories, analysis and feelings of the members of the Team, and to have a picture and many autographs! 

Afterward, the Arrival Protocol will take place: it rewards the champions of each act. Come to congratulate your hero of the day, General Classification, Amateur Classification by Finagaz, Young Sailors Classification and the Finagaz Price of the Combativity; without forgetting the winner the Nautical Stadium of the day! So be there and grab your vuvuzelas or numerous goodies to encourage them.

Don’t forget to remain on “Le Spot” not to miss the drawing lots to know the big winner of the Prono'Tour by CROSSCALL, who will leave with a Crosscall waterproof smartphone.


During all the day, enjoy all the animations :

Prono’Tour by CROSSCALL: Try to guess the winner of the coastal raid or of every raw of the nautical stadium and win a Crosscall Waterproof Smartphone by random draw.

Food Truck: Come and discover more about the different food and beverages options in order to quench your thirst

« Le Bar à Jus » by PINK LADY: After effort comes comfort! Discover the Pink Lady Cool zone and enjoy the Pink Lady apples. 

The ISUZU pick-up: Come and admire the pick-up in real-life size thanks to ISUZU: the new D-Max, official car of the Tour Voile

Free Goodies: Thousands of HARIBO candies and goodies will be given on our Spectator Zone.

Babette la Mouette: Do not miss the Tour Voile mascot: Babette la Mouette! She will be pleased to take a picture with you and give you a lot of gifts.

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