The 41st edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival is only four weeks away and this prestigious event showcases some of this year’s stellar launches as well as new gadgets and water toys to whet appetites for the Caribbean festive season and entice visitors back to the glamorous Mediterranean next year.
Organisers have announced one of the largest selections on show, gathering together over 600 vessels from 2 to 65 metres (6.6-213 feet), 155 of which have an L.O.A. above 20 metres (65.6 feet). Sailing yachts are also well-represented at the CYF 2018 with 100 vessels from such shipyards as South African Southern Wind, Baltic Yachts and Sunreef yachts. For visitors looking for the greater stability that multi-hulls offer, there are 45 vessels comprised of both sailing yachts and motor yachts.
The Cannes Yachting Festival website has revealed five of the largest motor yachts and sailing yachts to be in attendance, representing shipyards from across the world.
“Organisers have announced one of the largest selections on show, gathering together over 600 vessels from 2 to 65 metres…”
The 5 largest motor yachts attending CYF 2018:
The 5 largest sailing yachts attending CYF 2018:
The brokerage and charter zone will be ready to receive visitors in Port Canto, and luxury brands often associated with the yachting industry will be gathered together at the in the Palais de Festivals ‘Luxury Gallery’ first introduced last year on the 40th anniversary.
The 41st edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival will be running from the 11th-16th of September at Vieux Port, known in English as the Old Port.