Fête de la mer

June 2023

Every year St Peter, the patron saint of fishermen, is celebrated in a day-long festival organised by the YCM in partnership with other Monegasque institutions, including Monaco City Hall, Société Nautique de Monaco (rowing club), Association des Pontons de Monaco (pleasure boats), Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Oceanographic Museum, Club d’Exploration sous-marine de Monaco (scuba diving), and the Association Monégasque de la Protection de la Nature (Environment Protection Association).

The Port Hercule will once again celebrate the Fête de la Mer during which a large parade will be organised at sea. Sailing, motor, rowing (…), all units are welcome to participate in this event.



All at sea for the parade - tbc

09.00am Distribution of hats & necklaces of flowers for the Parade participants (Port Hercule: Riva Pontoon, Fontvieille: Pontoon opposite the CESMM)

9.30am Archbishop and guests embark for the Parade

10.15am Rendezvous at sea in front of the Oceanographic Museum for start of the Parade

10.30am Blessing of the Parade

11.15am Parade arrives in front of Yacht Club de Monaco

12 noon Group photo & speeches

All at sea for the parade - tbc

10.00am Activities and workshops begin at Yacht Club de Monaco

12 noon Lunch break – activities paused

12.30pm Tahitian music & dancing initiation session during lunch

1.45pm Jet-ski demonstration

2.00pm Activities, workshops and contests resume

5.00pm Fête de la Mer ends



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Section Sportive

Phone Number

+377 93 10 64 02

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For the last ten years, 64 sailors under 14, divided into 16 teams from 16 nations, have been competing in the Monaco Optimist Team Race. Organised with the support of FxPro, Eventica Communications and clothing supplier SLAM, this original match race format in teams of four Optimists, supplied by boatbuilder Erplast, relies on technique, tactics and above all team-work. As well as the sporting aspect, with an average 120 races over four days, youngsters from our twin and reciprocal clubs all over the world come to meet others passionate about sailing and have fun.



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Section Sportive

Phone Number

+377 93 10 64 02