In 1969, three sailing passionate students had the idea of creating a regatta addressed to students who shared their passion. They ambitioned to offer a competition for youths and unique for its time. This event very quickly expanded to become the unmissable meeting place of students. Today, the EDHEC Sailing Cup today is one of the oldest regattas in Europe and enjoys the title of first student sporting event in Europe.
From April 5 to April 13, 2019, the EDHEC Sailing Cup took his 3,200 participants in the heart of Vendée. The Olona Harbor will host the regatta but also the Village of the event, the multisports raid (Land Trophy) and sports on sand competitions (Sand Trophy).