september 15, 2017 - Cannes Yachting Festival

Internationally renowned Cannes Yachting Festival to celebrate its 40th anniversary this september

This September marks a very special #anniversary for the #cannesyachtingfestival 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 show has gone from strength to strength, last year more than 51,000 visitors from the 5 continents came to see the 630 boats on show.
#cannesyachtingfestival 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.
A grand #event will take place during the Festival to mark the special 40th #anniversary, 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 #cannesyachtingfestival is known for its eclecticism and the wealth of vessels presented in a range of sizes. Following the successful launch of La Terrasse during last year’s show, the #cannesyachtingfestival is unveiling the ‘Luxury Gallery’ situated within the Palais des Festivals 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.
Returning for a third year, the #cannes Yachting Festival’s Concours d’Elégance competition provides a unique spectacle of rare vintage and modern day boats at the heart of the world- renowned show. A seamless addition to the show’s luxury credentials, the #event will take place in the Vieux Port alongside the VIP pontoon and the Festival’s beach area on Thursday 14th September. Exclusively open to exhibitors, owners and collectors of motorboats and day-boats of 12 metres or less, the #event will be a rare occasion for visitors to admire the most exquisite fleet of the finest classic yachts, antique vessels as well as the latest releases on display at #cannesyachtingfestival