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Fêtes nautiques

Sailing festivals

The Arcachon Regatta Society, founded in 1866, became the Arcachon Yachting Club in 1873. Its aim was to "encourage the development of nautical activities and boat building by establishing regattas to be held at least once per year in the Bassin d’Arcachon, during which prizes and medals would be awarded."In 1869, the society wished to organise regattas. In order to create an event of significant …