The aim of the Seychelles Regatta, the organisers say, is 'to offer a balance of a rigorous sailing competition and tourism by encouraging a discovery of the Seychelles islands'.

Seychelles Holds Sailing Competition to Promote Tourism

By Iminza Keboge and eTurboNews Published December 14, 2017 A sailing competition designed to take place in a relaxed atmosphere in the Indian Ocean returns May 27 – June 3, 2018. The Seychelles Regatta competition, that shall set sail from the Eden Island Marina, is planned to begin when the southeast trade winds kick in.