The Highlights of the fourth day of racing :
The Highlights of the third day of racing :
The organizing team from Ecole Polytechnique (France) is glad to welcome you to Pornic, at the harbour "La Noëveillard" in Pornic (44) for the 33rd SYWoC between October, 12nd and October, 19th !
The SYWoC (for Student Yachting World Cup) is an event organized every year in France by students for students. Created in 1979 under the name of Course de l'Europe, the cup was just meant to great participants from Western Europe. But, as time went by, more and more Eastern european countries joined the cup. That's why the Course de l'Europe changed its name to become the SYWoC.
Now, any country can take part at this yearly-event. For now, one country is represented by only one team, who represents its university (or school) too. The university winning the SYWoC is pre-selected to take part to the next edition to defend their tittle.
The regatta lasts one whole week in France and great about 150 competitors, representing 15 countries from all around the world. During this week, the atmosphere is both sportive and multicultural. The first night, every team has to participate at the crews' dinner by bringing some dishes or some beverage representing their country. This way, the students have an opportunity to meet and discover other culture before the cup begins. Each night, students can also meet at the dinner room and have some nice time with the participants. But don't forget that every morning, the teams are ready on their boat to fight for the cup !
We make every thing we can to bring you a wonderful time and enjoy this yachting competition in the best conditions possible.
For our 33rd edition, the regatta will be sailed on J80 (and not Grand Surprise).
See the FAQ if you want more information.