The 31st Tour de Martinique des Yoles Rondes [Tour de Martinique Yawl Race] began yesterday, July 26 and will continue until August 5, 2012 in Sainte-Anne, Martinique. Rosette/Orange won the first stage earlier today [see photo above].
The Yoles Rondes race is the most important sailing competition of the year in Martinique. The regatta takes place in seven stages on traditional boats called yoles or yawls, the boats used by fishermen, which have one or two sails.
For more information, see http://martinique.la1ere.fr/2015/07/26/le-tour-des-yoles-2015-c-est-enfin-parti-273615.html and http://www.yoles-rondes.net/
Also see https://www.facebook.com/tourdesyolesrondes (Photo above from the Facebook page.)