THE RETURN OF THE PYRO-DIGITAL SHOW VOILES DE NUIT
The towers and ramparts of La Rochelle will be lit up and, for the evening, the fore-port will become a unique and magical place. This show, unique in the field of pyrotechnical and musical creation, will be produced by the group Lacroix-Ruggieri, a partner of Voiles de Nuit for many years, and staged by the internationally famous David Proteau. Placed under the direction of Alain Pochon, President of the association Grand Pavois Organisation, Voiles de Nuit will be held at 8 pm on the Saturday of the international in-water boat show and will again combine the land and the sea, history and modernity, fireworks and projections, music and boats. An unforgettable show in view to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Grand Pavois La Rochelle!
Alain Pochon, President of the association Grand Pavois Organisation: « We are delighted to see the return of Voiles de Nuit after a 6-year absence, especially since the Grand Pavois Organisation’s Board of Directors and the entire team felt that it was important to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grand Pavois La Rochelle with the return of this internationally famous show. We are proud to be the creators and organisers of this show which, each time, attracts between 30,000 and 40,000 spectators. Also, we wish to thank the partners which have come together around this event with the presence of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region, the Charente-Maritime department, the Communauté d’Agglomération la Rochelle, and La Rochelle marina, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. We invite you to join us on Saturday 1 October for this amazing show marking the 50th edition of the Grand Pavois La Rochelle international in-water boat show. »
Voiles de Nuit in figures:
- 1,500 kg of fireworks
- 15 days to prepare
- 120 people working on the event
- 10 days of design for the scenography
- 3 days of work on site
- 45-minute pyro-digital show
- 30 boats present
- more than 30,000 spectators expected
A pyro-digital show in partnership with the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region, the Charente-Maritime department, the Communauté d’Agglomération la Rochelle, La Rochelle marina, the Centre des Monuments Nationaux and the Municipality of La Rochelle..
UN ESPACE PECHE DÉDIÉ ET UNE MARINA GRAND PAVOIS FISHING AVEC 27 ÉQUIPAGES DE MARQUE INSCRITS À CE JOUR
UNIQUE : TESTER LES NOUVEAUTÉS EN MER ET SUIVRE DES FORMATIONS EMBARQUÉES !
GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE 2022, ENCOURAGING THE PARTICIPATION OF ALL WITH THE HANDI CAP’ACCESS CENTRE
The Handi Cap’Access Centre will celebrate its 12th edition this year at the Grand Pavois La Rochelle.
A 50TH ANNIVERSARY FOR THE GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE WITH MANY INNOVATIONS!
The event for the coming year’s innovations
50TH EDITION OF THE GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE!
A look back at the history: on 6 April 1973, the Grand Pavois de La Rochelle association appeared in the columns of the Journal Officiel No.82 of the French Republic. It was now official, the association was recognised by the State.
80,000 VISITORS AT THE GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE 2021
2021 will remain forever engraved in the memory of Grand Pavois Organisation!
After being cancelled in 2020 due to the global pandemic and the introduction of the health pass in 2021, the Grand Pavois La Rochelle believed it would potentially see a 20 to 30% drop in visitor numbers for this edition organised in the unusual context of a health crisis. However, this year’s event contradicts and counters all forecasts since 80,000 visitors (editor’s note, 79,916 visitors) were present on the pontoons and alleys of the international in-water boat show, namely a 5% increase in relation to the previous edition in 2019.
DES TEMPS FORTS POUR TOUTES LES PASSIONS !
Invité d’honneur, bateaux de courses, bateaux événementiels, innovations, job dating, foils …
NIKOS ALIAGAS AT THE GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE TO SHARE MEMORIES THROUGH HIS PHOTOGRAPHS INSPIRED BY « GREECE AND THE SEA »
Greece, guest of honor at the Grand Pavois La Rochelle 2021, will be presenting the exhibition « Greece and the Sea » by Nikos Aliagas.
10 UNMISSABLE EVENTS AT THE GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE 2021.
Discover ten unmissable events from this year’s edition!
OLIVIA PIANA, THREE TIMES SUP WORLD CHAMPION, PATRON OF THE APRIL MARINE PADDLE JAM, THE GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE’S PADDLE GATHERING
JOIN US ON SATURDAY 2 OCTOBER 2021 FOR A UNIQUE SUP GATHERING!
THE GRAND PAVOIS ORGANISATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS CONFIRMS THAT THE GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE 2021 WILL TAKE PLACE.
Following the Board Meeting on Wednesday 25 August, the Grand Pavois Organisation Board of Directors confirmed that the international in-water boat show, the Grand Pavois La Rochelle 2021 will be held.
THE « HANDI CAP’ACCES » POLE FAVOURS PARTICIPATION BY ALL.
The « Handi Cap’Acces » Pole will celebrate its 11th edition this year at the Grand Pavois La Rochelle.
AN ECO-RESPONSIBLE APPROACH FOR ALL
The Grand Pavois La Rochelle adheres to the Charter for eco-responsible events in La Rochelle.
THE APRIL MARINE PADDLE JAM, THE GRAND PAVOIS’ SUP GATHERING.
Join us on Saturday 2 Octobre 2021 for a unique SUP gathering.
« A SHOW AS MUCH AWAITED BY WATER SPORT PROFEESSIONALS AS BY OUR ENTHUSIASTIC VISITORS »
MAKE A NOTE OF THE DATES FOR THE GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE FROM TUESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER TO SUNDAY 3 OCTOBER 2021
A COMPLETELY FOIL AND PADDLE YEAR!
Three Foil highlights will be on the programme at the Grand Pavois. An exceptional edition that will clearly be placed under the sign of Foil since three national level events will be on the programme on the weekend of the Atlantic show.
GREECE, THE GUEST COUNTRY OF HONOUR AT THE GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE 2021
A leading tourist destination, Greece is renowned for its stunning mountain landscapes, its natural wonders, its infinite coastline and its large and small islands, famous around the world for their unequalled beauty.
« SUSTAINABLE SAILING AND THE PORT OF THE FUTURE WITH EDF » AT THE GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE.
The Grand Pavois La Rochelle is focusing on the theme of « Sustainable Sailing and the Port of the future with EDF”.
YANNICK BESTAVEN,PATRON OF THE GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE 2021
Yannick Bestaven, the magnificent winner of the 2020/21 Vendée Globe on Maître CoQ IV, will be the patron of the 40th edition of the Grand Pavois La Rochelle.