Sailing and team spirit prevails in Cannes

boat on the ocean

The Cannes Yacht Club, founded in 1859, is one of the oldest in France. Based in a gorgeous bay, the city cultivates a taste for sailing, and for the skills and traditions associated with it. And there is no better or more beautiful backdrop than the Mediterranean Sea for an event. If you're looking to organize an event that will impress your attendees, read on for our tips for the best team activities to do while in Cannes.

Islands all around

With the Lérins Islands on the horizon, the Estérel massif and the Mercantour National Park, Cannes and its bay form a stunning backdrop that is ideal for year-round sailing. For the past 40 years, the Royal Regatta has illustrated this perfectly. This event takes place every year during the last week of September and involves five days of stunning competition on the Gulf of La Napoule.

Lerins island

Set anchor in glamorous accommodation 

Located on the old harbor next to the famous Palais des Festivals and close to transportation leading to the Cannes Yacht Club, the Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso is an ideal location to enjoy the beautiful French Riviera. Find tranquility in this completely renovated 5 star hotel which offers 133 rooms with stunning views over the city or the Mediterranean Sea. For your events, the hotel features 5 versatile meeting rooms and the stunning rooftop restaurant, le 360° offers remarkable views. And the cherry on top? After a long day on the water, you can enjoy the hotel's unique 2.700 square meter wellness facility which includes 46 treatment rooms, a modern fitness center, a pool, and a spa.

French Riviera hotels - view to the Le Rastel d’Agay,a rocky headland which offers one of the most wonderful views in the area.

Sailing stars

More than 150 boats ranging from 10 to 50 meters (33 to 165 feet) take part of the Royal Regatta , including classic yachts and traditional sailboats, some of which have been on the water for more than 100 years. These wonderful boats have the opportunity to deploy their sails in an idyllic environment, without neglecting the sporting aspect: the final event of the prestigious Panerai Trophy. It is a coveted trophy for sailors, making this competition beautiful to watch from afar.

Set sail for your event & get your teams on board

What better opportunity could there be than a team event to take to the sea? Whether it’s for an internal team-building exercise, for VIP clients, for PR, or sporting purposes, you'll find plenty of nautical activities to suit your needs and make a lasting impact on your attendees. Remember as well that boat trips make it possible to access privileged some of the more picturesque sites on the French Riviera such as the Royal Fort on the Sainte-Marguerite Island, or La Tonnelle on the Saint Honorat Island.

beach view

From relaxing trips on maxi-catamarans to excursions in semi-rigid boats, not to mention the possibility of following an event like the Royal Regatta on the sea, there is a wide range of opportunities to enjoy. You can also organize a regatta, which helps promote team spirit through workshops. Learn more and discover your next meeting or event with Radisson Blu.

Psst! Did you know that the Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso Cannes was chosen for as the best Luxury Thalasso & Spa Resort in Europe by the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards? 

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