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The Cannes Yachting Festival, A Celebration of Maritime Luxury


Thursday 14 September 2023

Picture The Cannes Yachting Festival, A Celebration of Maritime Luxury

Every year, the Cannes Yachting Festival hosts an eclectic offer of nearly 700 boats, from 5 to 50 meters, presented ashore for less than 10 meters and on water beyond 10 meters. With the azure blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea as its backdrop, the Cannes Yachting Festival is a much-anticipated event in the world of luxury yachting. Set against the scenic charm of Cannes, this event epitomizes luxury, innovation, and the marine spirit. Held annually in September, this prestigious festival offers enthusiasts, professionals, and tourists an insight into the world of yachting.

A Brief History

Picture <h3>A Brief History</h3>

Initiated in 1977, the Cannes Yachting Festival has grown exponentially over the decades. Today, it stands as Europe's leading in-water boating event. The festival's allure is unmatched, owing to its ideal location, the Bay of Cannes, known for its luxurious ambiance and its pristine beaches.

An Array of Maritime Wonders

The festival is a melting pot of innovation, showcasing a plethora of vessels ranging from motorboats to sailing yachts, from inflatables to luxury super-yachts. Here's what visitors can expect:

- World Premieres

Many yacht manufacturers and designers choose the Cannes Yachting Festival as the platform to unveil their latest creations. It's not unusual to witness global debuts of several yachts during the festival.

-Exhibitors Galore

With over 500 exhibitors annually, visitors can expect to witness a comprehensive representation of the yachting industry. From shipbuilders to brokerage firms, the festival promises diversity and depth.

-The Luxury Gallery

Dedicated to luxury, craftsmanship, and lifestyle, the Luxury Gallery is situated inside the Palais des Festivals. It offers visitors a chance to indulge in other forms of luxury apart from yachting, be it watches, jewelry, fashion, art, or even luxury real estate.

Events and Highlights

The festival isn't just about static displays. There are several events that visitors can look forward to:

Sea Trials:

For serious buyers and enthusiasts, the sea trials are a highlight. They offer a chance to experience the yachts in their natural habitat.

Concours d'Élégance: 

A throwback to the elegance of boating, this parade showcases the rich heritage of yachting in a spectacular manner.

Networking and Conferences: 

Being a melting pot for professionals, the Cannes Yachting Festival is rife with opportunities to network. The conference sessions offer deep insights into the industry's future and the challenges it faces.

A Festival Beyond Yachting

Picture <h3>A Festival Beyond Yachting</h3>

What sets the Cannes Yachting Festival apart from other boat shows is its holistic approach. While yachting is undoubtedly the focus, the festival provides a comprehensive luxury experience. With Cannes' numerous gourmet restaurants, high-end boutiques, and scenic beauty, the festival turns into a complete experience, rather than just an event.

Barnes Yachting team is looking forward to hosting you at the Cannes Yachting Festival in France. Join us at this magnificent event at September 12-17, 2023.

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