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SAP 505 World Championship 2012 La Rochelle

The Yacht Club and the city of La Rochelle will host the 5o5 World Championship in July. From 15 to 27 July, about 200 boats and 400 competitors will attend the event on the La Rochelle waters. This number has reached the attendance record for this boat serie in France !

Event highlights:

1 - The days of racing: first, all crews will warm up from 17 to 19 July. They will parade in the Old Port of La Rochelle. Then, the official races of the Championship will be held from 21 to 27 July including a total of 9 legs.

2 - The exhibition "5O5 Story Show":  the opening of an exhibition dedicated to the 5o5 history will be held on July 19th following the parade. It will be held in the garden of the Maison du Vieux Port and will feature several old boats as well as a picture retrospective focusing on the history of this legendary boat.

SAP 5o5 World Championship

source: Société des Régates Rochelaises

© Christophe BRESCHI