April 20, 2017: ST. BARTH - Les Voiles de St. Barth celebrated its 8th edition, April 10-15 2017. Created in 2010 by two old friends, François Tolède, organizing director, and Luc Poupon, race director, the first year of the regatta comprised 27 boats and had an exceptional ambassador, the legendary photographer Patrick Demarchelier. Through the years Le Voiles de St. Barth has grown to be a favorite regatta for yachtsmen and the 2017 edition featured 61 boats.
A stunning new video "The Best Of Les Voiles de St. Barth" was published today and shows why the regatta has quickly emerged as one of the premier regattas in the world. The video is just under five minutes and available for download or sharing.