La Festival Armen – St Tropez
Combined Sailing, Ski and Art competition
7-9th March + 14/16/17th March 2020
Created in 1978, the ARMEN Festival is a recognized and popular event with generally more than 70 sailboats in the running.
On the sailing side, the first weekend of regattas on March 8th and 9th, will take the competitors on a course from Saint-Tropez to Cavalaire. with a return the next day. During the second weekend, March 15 to 17th, the sailors will challenge on a course in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez.
On the snow side, two participants per boat will be able to defend their team, this time on skis, on a slalom set up by the Isola 2000 Ski School on March 13th.
Côté Art, an exhibition of paintings and sculptures takes place during the week of the Festival from 8 – 17 March 2020 at the Salle Jean Despas in Saint-Tropez. Organized by Cécile de Kock, renowned sculptress, we find or discover several other artists but also the works of sailors on an environmental theme this year: ” the second life of the rejections of the sea “. The work of art, which must be done by one of the sailing team members participating according to a specific regulation will also accumulate points in the general classification of the three disciplines.
New this year, a play open to all and animated by a troupe of Grimaud, “Brilliant in Provence” will embellish this multidisciplinary week, Friday, March 7 at Salle Jean Despas!
Join Team Tigress aboard ‘Olympia’s Tigress’, a performance racer cruiser Beneteau First 40.
Training day on 7th and 14th March
Bunk on the yacht
Lunch on the water