• START of first Leg (Les Sables d’Olonne > Santa Cruz de la Palma  – 1350 Milles) Septembre 26th Sunday PROLOGUE IN BAY : Septembre 22th Wednesday
  • FINISH of the leader at Santa Cruz de La Palma from 3th Octobre PRIZE GIVING FOR THE FIRST LEG samedi 23 Octobre 23th Saturday PROLOGUE IN BAY : Octobre 24th Sunday
  • START of seconde Leg (Santa Cruz de La Palma > Saint-François- 2700 Milles) Octobre 29th
  • FINISH of the leader at Marina de Saint-François from 9th Novembre PROLOGUE IN BAY : Novembre 20 Saturday
  • PRIZE GIVING FOR THE SECONDE LEG Novembre 21th at Marina de Saint-François (Guadeloupe)

Health regulations in force

The rules relating to the use of the health pass can be found on the Government’s website and apply to anyone aged 18 and over. There are three types of valid health evidence.

  1. Proof of vaccination (complete vaccination cycle + time required for antibody development)
  2. Proof of a negative RT-PCR or antigen test of less than 72 hours at the time of the control.
  3. Proof of recovery (RT-PCR or positive antigen test over 11 days and less than 6 months)

OPENING OF THE ANIMATIONS VILLAGE FROM SEPTEMBER 16 TO 26 IN LES SABLES D’OLONNE

  • From 8 to 15 Sep.

    • Staggered arrival of the Minis at the Vendée Globe pontoon

 

  • Thursday 16 Sep.

    • 10:00>19:00hrs : Opening of the village and exhibitors’ stands
    • 10:00>24:00hrs : Opening of the bar/ catering
    • 09:00>17:30hrs – Label Bleue Stands : Water Family and Trivalis entertainment for kids (visits from schools)
    • 11:00 : “Pays de la Loire stand” – Culinary workshops in the presence of a Chef

 

  • Friday 17 Sep.

    • 10:00>19:00hrs : Opening of the village and exhibitors’ stands
    • 10:00>24:00hrs : Opening of the bar/ catering
    • 09:00>17:30hrs – Label Bleue Stands : Water Family and Trivalis entertainment for kids (visits from schools)
    • 11:00 : “Pays de la Loire stand” – Culinary workshops in the presence of a Chef
    • 11:30>12:30hrs : West Indian entertainment GROUPE Vitamine Créole
    • 15:30>16:15hrs : West Indian entertainment GROUPE Vitamine Créole
    • 17:00>18:00hrs : EuroChef Themed Round Table “The organization and role of support boats”
    • 18:00>19:30hrs : West Indian entertainment GROUPE Vitamine Créole

 

  • Saturday 18 Sep.

    • 10:00>19:00hrs : Opening of the village and exhibitors’ stands
    • West Indian entertainment
    • 10:00>24:00hrs : Opening of the bar/ catering
    • 09:00>17:30hrs – Label Bleue Stands : Water Family and Trivalis entertainment for kids
    • 10:00>12:30hrs, 13:30>18:00hrs : Events “ First sea excursion ” ISO (Institut Sport Océan) / Ville des Sables d’Olonne
    • 11:00 : “Pays de la Loire stand” – Culinary workshops in the presence of a Chef – Recipe by Pauline Billaud “Seaweed tartare with Asian flavors”
    • 11:30>12:30hrs : West Indian entertainment GROUPE Vitamine Créole
    • 15:00>16:30hrs : West Indian entertainment GROUPE Vitamine Créole
    • 17:00>18:00hrs : EuroChef Themed Round Table “A race without means of communication”
    • 19:00hrs – Stage : Official presentation of the Skippers

 

  • Sunday 19 Sep.

    • 10:00>19:00hrs : Opening of the village and exhibitors’ stands
    • West Indian entertainment
    • 10:00>24:00hrs : Opening of the bar/ catering
    • 11:00 : “Pays de la Loire stand” – Culinary workshops in the presence of a Chef
    • 11:00>12:30hrs : West Indian entertainment GROUPE Vitamine Créole
    • 15:00>16:30hrs : West Indian entertainment GROUPE Vitamine Créole
    • 18:00>19:30hrs : West Indian entertainment GROUPE Vitamine Créole
    • 17:00>18:00hrs : EuroChef Themed Round Table “MT, an adventure for some, a springboard for others”

 

  • Monday 20 Sep.

    • 10:00>19:00hrs : Opening of the village and exhibitors’ stands
    • 10:00>24:00hrs : Opening of the bar/ catering
    • 09:00>17:30hrs – Label Bleue Stands : Water Family and Trivalis entertainment for kids (visits from schools)
    • 11:00 : “Pays de la Loire stand” – Culinary workshops in the presence of a Chef

 

  • Tuesday 21 Sep.

    • 10:00>19:00hrs : Opening of the village and exhibitors’ stands
    • 10:00>24:00hrs : Opening of the bar/ catering
    • 09:00>17:30hrs – Label Bleue Stands : Water Family and Trivalis entertainment for kids (visits from schools)
    • 11:00 : “Pays de la Loire stand” – Culinary workshops in the presence of a Chef

 

  • Wednesday 22 Sep. (Theme of the day: VAGUES À L’ÂME PROLOGUE (From Waves to the Soul association)

    • 10:00>19:00hrs : Opening of the village and exhibitors’ stands
    • West Indian entertainment
    • 10:00>24:00hrs : Opening of the bar/ catering
    • 09:00>17:30hrs – Label Bleue Stands : Water Family and Trivalis entertainment for kids (visits from schools)
    • from 10:30, visible from the embankment and the channel where the boats come out and from 15:00hrs as the boats return to the dock : SEA PARADE, each skipper is accompanied aboard by at least 1 junior from a local sailing school and from DES VAGUES À L’ÂME association
    • 11:00 : “Pays de la Loire stand” – Culinary workshops in the presence of a Chef
    • 19:00hrs : Skippers’ dinner
    • 19:00hrs – Stage : Prize-giving for the parade

 

  • Thursday 23 Sep.

    • 10:00>19:00hrs : Opening of the village and exhibitors’ stands
    • 10:00>24:00hrs : Opening of the bar/ catering
    • 09:00>17:30hrs – Label Bleue Stands : Water Family and Trivalis entertainment for kids (visits from schools)
    • 11:00 : “Pays de la Loire stand” – Culinary workshops in the presence of a Chef
    • 17:00>18:00hrs : EuroChef Themed Round Table “The Mini spirit, a race like no other”

 

  • Friday 24 Sep.

    • 10:00>19:00hrs : Opening of the village and exhibitors’ stands
    • 10:00>24:00hrs : Opening of the bar/ catering
    • 09:00>17:30hrs – Label Bleue Stands : Water Family and Trivalis entertainment for kids (visits from schools)
    • 11:00 : “Pays de la Loire stand” – Culinary workshops in the presence of a Chef
    • 15:00hrs : Paddleboarding entertainment for the Skippers
    • 17:00>18:00hrs : EuroChef Themed Round Table “Why sponsor a Mini Transat?”
    • 19:00hrs – Stage : Prize-giving for the French Singlehanded Offshore Racing Championship (Season 2020)

 

  • Saturday 25 Sep. (Theme of the day: SAFETY)

    • 10:00>19:00hrs : Opening of the village and exhibitors’ stands
    • 10:00>24:00hrs : Opening of the bar/ catering
    • 09:00>17:30hrs – Label Bleue Stands : Water Family and Trivalis entertainment for kids
    • 10:00>12:30hrs, 13:30>18:00hrs : Events “ First sea excursion ” ISO (Institut Sport Océan) / Ville des Sables d’Olonne
    • 11:00 : “Pays de la Loire stand” – Culinary workshops in the presence of a Chef
    • 11:00>12:00hrs : EuroChef Round Table “Safety with Plastimo, partner of the Mini Transat EuroChef”
    • 15:00>17:00hrs – Stage : Sea shanties with Groupe Force 5

 

  • Sunday 26 Sep.

    • 07:00>18:00hrs : Opening of the village and exhibitors’ stands
    • 08:00>18:00hrs : Opening of the bar/ catering
    • from 10:00hrs : Commentary as the boats exit, start of the Facebook Live
    • 11:00 : “Pays de la Loire stand” – Culinary workshops in the presence of a Chef
    • 14:00hrs : START OF THE MINI TRANSAT EUROCHEF 2021 given by Yannick Bestaven, broadcast via Facebook Live on the giant screen in the village
    • 18:00hrs : START VILLAGE CLOSES

 

POSSIBLE PASSENGER BOARDING:
Reservation required at the Sables d’Olonne Tourist Office.
+33(0)2 51 96 85 78
billetterie@otls.fr

PRIZE GIVING FOR THE MINI TRANSAT AT THE PARIS NAUTIC (2021 DECEMBER)

Download the provisional program 2021 (pdf) FREN