Cannes Yachting Festival celebrates 40th Anniversary

This September marks a very special anniversary for the Cannes Yachting Festival as it celebrates its 40th year in elegant, luxurious surroundings in the sparkling bay of Cannes.

Taking place from 12th to 17th September 2017, the Cannes Yachting Festival has been the first to take place in the international yachting calendar since 1977 and therefore forefront in showcasing the highest number of new model launches and innovative designs.

Special events will be taking place throughout the week, which will celebrate the four decades of the magnificent show. Recognised as one of the most important international boating events and Europe’s largest in-water show, the Cannes Yachting Festival is known for its eclecticism and the wealth of vessels presented in a range of sizes.

Following the successful launch of La Terasse during last year’s show, the Cannes Yachting Festival is unveiling the ‘Luxury Gallery’ situated within the Palais des Festivals which will be dedicated to premium brands outside of yachting. This will include cars, watches, jewellery, gastronomy, private aviation, leather goods and design.

This year the official partners include; Maserati, Fred, Dalloyau, Louis Roederer, Musto, Wajer Yachts and Azur Helicopteres.

About the Cannes Yachting Festival

The 40th anniversary of the Cannes Yachting Festival will be held in September (from 12th to 17th September 2017) in elegant, luxurious surroundings in the sparkling bay of Cannes.

One of the boating season’s most prestigious events, this Show is Europe’s leading in-water boating event. With over 51,000 visitors in 2016, the Cannes Yachting Festival hosted in Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto, attracts luxury yacht and sail boat amateurs and seasoned enthusiasts alike. A chance to preview over 600 boats displayed both in and out of the water.

Following the successful launch of La Terrasse during last year’s show, the Cannes Yachting Festival is unveiling the ‘Luxury Gallery’ situated within the Palais De Festival which will be dedicated to premium brands outside of yachting. This will include watches, jewellery, fine sprits, fashion and accessories, household decoration, linens, furniture, design, art, high-tech products and services.

The show is organised by Reed Expositions France (REF). It is part of the Luxury, Culture and Leisure Division, covering shows such as FIAC, Paris Photo, and the Salon Piscine & Bien-être show.

Attend the Event

Prices: Tickets can be purchased online for 15€ per person or at the show for 19€ per person. The Riviera Card is a personal card for two people valid during the six-day Festival, priced at 1,089 € and a one day VIP card €154.

Opening hours: Open daily from 10am. The show closes at 7pm, expect on Friday at 10pm, and Sunday at 6pm.

W: www.cannesyachtingfestival.com
T: +33 (0)147 566 479