Every year, the beautiful and glamorous France yacht charter destination, Cannes is home to the prestigious Cannes Yachting Festival, previously known as the Festival International de la Plaisance de Cannes or Cannes Boat Show. More than 580 luxury yachts and boats are exhibited in water as well as on land, and over 150 world premiere yacht editions can be seen at the Cannes Yachting Festival each year. The event is spread over three locations: the Vieux Port, the Port Pierre Canto and the Plais des Festival, located either end of the famous Croisette in Cannes. There is a large selection of outstanding luxury yachts, motor yachts, superyachts or beautiful mega yachts available for Cannes Yachting Festival yacht charter. For more information and the list of available French Riviera charter yachts, please contact us here

 Cannes Yachting Festival 2016

One of Europe’s most prestigious and leading yacht shows, the Cannes boat show represents the first Mediterranean gathering of the season, bringing together key players in pleasure boating and international luxury yachting, exhibiting beautiful and luxurious charter yachts as well as yachts for sale. Exhibitors are showcasing their new yachts, products, services and visitors - including yacht owners and future buyers - are enthusiastic and eager to take advantage of a one-of-a-kind opportunity provided by the show: sea trials! Some of the most prestigious and renowned yacht builders and designers that exhibited at the show include: Benetti, Ferretti, Feadship, CRN, RIVA, Filippetti Yachts, Numarine, Nuvolari Lenard, Monte Carlo Yachts, Canados, Cantiere delle Marche, Fipa Group - AB Yachts, Perini Navi, Fairline, Abeking & Rasmussen, Azimut, Cantieri Navali Cerri, Curvelle, Sunreef Yachts, Princess Yachts, Gulf Craft and many more …

View Port displays more than 500 new yachts and boats on water, including the finest models from the most prestigious international luxury yacht builders. All this, surrounded by the magnificent setting of French Riviera. There is a great selection of motor yachts and sailing yacht from 10 to 50 meters long, including luxury superyachts, catamarans and numerous charter yachts.

There is no better way to visit the show than aboard a fabulous Cannes Yachting Festival charter yacht, and at the same time enjoy a relaxing France yacht charter holiday in the Western Mediterranean. Anchor close by and take advantage of the comfort and flexibility of your favourite Cannes boat show charter yacht offering you the possibility to escape the crowds following the busy day at the CYF boat show. 

“From dream to reality, from tradition to modernity, from extreme refinement to the most highly specialised innovation, the most prestigious trademarks can be seen at the the Palais des Festivals to offer the impossible. The art of living on board continues to evolve to meet the requirements of the owners. With more finesse and research in the development of design board, exhibitors present all their expertise in the Palais des Festivals during the 2014 Cannes Yachting Festival." 

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Cannes Yachting Festival - Credit to Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes

Cannes Yachting Festival Location

Place: Cannes Vieux Port & Port Pierre Canto

Below is a selection of outstanding French Riviera charter boats available for Cannes Yachting Festival yacht rental - for more information contact us here.

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44m/144ft motor yacht KIJO (ex.KOJI) is ready for charter in the Mediterranean, with a price reduction for July and August dates. Capable of a top speed of 26 knots, this Heesen yacht with styling from renowned designer Terence Disdale offers an opportunity not to by missed.
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