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Fun on the sea at the YCM

Fun on the sea at the YCM

By Cassandra Tanti - June 6, 2019

This June, Port Hercule will once again celebrate Fête de la Mer with a host of free water activities and entertainment for the whole family.

Fête de la Mer celebrations in 2017 at the YCM. Photo: Yacht Club de Monaco

Fête de la Mer celebrations are held at the Yacht Club of Monaco in collaboration with the Monaco Mairie (city council), Société Nautique de Monaco (rowing club), Pontons de Monaco Association, and other Monegasque institutions linked to the sea including the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Oceanographic Museum, the scuba-diving Club d’Exploration Sous-Marine de Monaco, and the Association Monégasque de la Protection de la Nature.

Together, they offer a packed programme on 29thJune for everyone to discover a host of activities linked to the sea.

In between short performances by the Rainier III Music and Theatre Academy choir, there will be a giant water slide plus introductory sessions of sailing, sea kayaking, kite-surfing, paddle boarding, scuba-diving and water biking. There will also be water walking balls for tiny tots.

The highlight will be a parade of boats between Monaco’s two harbours.

Entry is free with pre-registration. Lunch is optional.

For more information, visit the website.

 

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