Cannes Yachting Festival to host all-night paddleboard race

Author: Chris Jefferies
Date: June 18, 2015

The craze for stand-up paddleboarding is set to sweep this year?s Cannes Yachting Festival in the form of a 100km all-night race

The total distance is 100km with competitors completing laps of a course taking in Croisette and the Vieux Port. Both relay teams and solo competitors will set off at 19h00 on Friday September 11, with the fastest paddleboarders expected to cross the finish line at 10h00 on the following morning.

An awards ceremony will take place on the beach at 11h30.

The 2015 Cannes Yachting Festival takes place from September 8-13 and ticket prices start at ?15 per person or ?28 per couple.

Image by Kyle Nishioka

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