Best Yachts to Charter for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Cannes

There’s one more reason to charter a superyacht to Cannes this April: A ...

Best Yachts to Charter for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Cannes

March 11, 2018

Written by Maria Korotaeva

There’s one more reason to charter a superyacht to Cannes this April: A front-row seat to the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.

Running from the 20th-22nd of April, it is the first time the air race has flown over this popular destination on the Cote d’Azur and the event is sure to draw a crowd to this city of culture. Reserve your dates aboard one of these motor yachts available over the April period and add this amazing spectacle to your itinerary.

TortoiseArcadia Yachts

From the critically-acclaimed Arcadia 115 series comes M/Y TORTOISE, a stunning and unmistakable superyacht that uses solar panels to power the interiors and treats guests to an incredible connection with the sea and surroundings through extensive use of glass to create the salon and dining area.

Styling from Francesco Guida and Poltrona Frau provides guests with pale teak decks contrasted by plush white and blue furnishings that offer understated elegance and a ‘no-clutter’ approach to your living environment.

LOA: 35m/114ft ǀ Built: 2015 ǀ Guests: 12 ǀ Cabins: 6 ǀ Crew: 7

Notable features: Eco-friendly, Jacuzzi on bow

Price: €100,000 p/w plus expenses

AstroBaia Yachts

You’ll have no trouble getting to your next destination on time with open yacht ASTRO: She cruises at 40 knots and reaches an incredible top speed of 50 knots. The simple and clean colour scheme of white against neutral wooden tones creates a contemporary family environment both inside and out, where there is the option to dine alfresco or sunbathe on the foredeck.

ASTRO – Main shot

As well as her excellent speed, one of the most exceptional design elements of M/Y ASTRO is her glass canopy roof that enhances any moment spent dining or lounging with loved ones.

LOA: 31m/101ft ǀ Built:2010/2014 ǀ Guests: 8 ǀ Cabins: 4 ǀ Crew: 6

Notable features: Impressive top speed of 50 knots, glass canopy roof and extensive views, an abundance of sunbathing spots

Price: €65,000 p/w plus expenses


For a classic charter experience with all the modern conveniences, luxury yacht LEONIDA is a perfect choice. Guests have plenty of exterior space to spend time together or enjoy a moment of peace in the Mediterranean sunshine before a meal and a family film in the salon before bed.


LOA: 26m/86ft ǀ Built: 2009/2014 ǀ Guests: 10 ǀ Cabins: 4 ǀ Crew: 4

Notable features: Classic interiors, plenty of sunbathing areas

Price: €34,000 p/w plus expenses

Sur L’Onde 2 – Baia Yachts

Last refitted in 2016, open yacht SUR L’ONDE 2 sports a futuristic appearance with a unique foredeck sunbathing area and a colour scheme of black, white and gloss silver. A sunroof hatch opens the salon/dining area up to the sunshine or starlight while you relax among family and friends savouring refreshments from the bar.


Although she isn’t as speed as her sister LOW BLOW, 42 knots will easily take you to the islands and back to pack your days full of different destinations.

LOA: 24m/79ft ǀ Built: 2006/2016 ǀ Guests: 8 ǀ Cabins: 4 ǀ Crew: 2

Notable features: Top speed of 42 knots, salon bar, sunroof

Price: €24,000 p/w plus expenses

Low Blow – Baia Yachts

The same model as M/Y SUR L’ONDE, M/Y LOW BLOW (ex.LULU) opts for accommodating fewer guests and increasing the cabin sizes, providing larger Master suite and double cabin for extended family or charters among friends. As well as an indoor lower lounge, the cockpit transforms into a sheltered alfresco seating area with a bar, while the stern is laid out with a plush sofa and a broad sunpad area. The foredeck also has a sunpad so that when you have additional guests on board, everyone can spread out and enjoy the views.

Low Bow

LOA: 24m/78ft ǀ Built: 2008/2011 ǀ Guests: 6 ǀ Cabins: 3 ǀ Crew: 2

Notable features: Spacious cabins, plenty of sunbathing space, sunroof

Price: €27,000 p/w plus expenses

Harvest MoonPearl Yachts

Warm and inviting, luxury yacht HARVEST MOON is a contemporary superyacht decorated in mid-tone browns, cream and black that creates sophisticated entertaining spaces perfect for impressing visitors and for a special occasion.

Harvest Moon

Dine alfresco on the aft deck in the sun or the shade with the automated canopy, then watch all the action of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship from the flybridge or the foredeck sunpads as you unwind in comfort.

LOA: 18m/59ft ǀ Built: 2010/2016 ǀ Guests: 6 ǀ Cabins: 3 ǀ Crew: 2

Notable features: Beautiful contemporary interiors, aft deck automated canopy

Price: €17,000 p/w plus expenses

Force One – Baia Yachts

Ideal for the nuclear family, luxury yacht FORCE ONE has a spacious swim platform, aft sunpads and a quick speed of 32 knots to get you from one destination to the next spending little time in transit.

Force One

Spend the morning at the beach then cruise into town for a day of culture with plenty of museums and art galleries to choose from. Get in a couple of hours shopping then return to M/Y FORCE ONE for lunch and a show over the bay.

LOA: 14m/46ft ǀ Built: 2003/2012 ǀ Guests: 4 ǀ Cabins: 2 ǀ Crew: 1

Notable features: Excellent price, large swim platform

Price: €12,000 p/w plus expenses

Summer Breeze – Pearl Yachts

Charter an as-new motor yacht with the recently refitted M/Y SUMMER BREEZE, where stately interiors from British designer Kelly Hoppen treat guests to opulent accommodation and excellent shared spaces for entertainint and spending time on personal pursuits.

Summer Breeze

Dine alfresco on the main deck aft, snooze in the sun on the foredeck or sit back in the seating on the flybridge and enjoy the refreshments, the company and the views while you watch all the action overhead.

LOA: 23m/76ft ǀ Built: 2014/2017 ǀ Guests: 8 ǀ Cabins: 4 ǀ Crew: 2

Notable features: Stately interiors, plenty of sunbathing areas

Price: €37,000 p/w plus expenses

Little One – Baia Yachts

For the charter group looking for the ‘whole package’, open yacht LITTLE ONE delivers: A brand new look from a 2018 refit, a top speed of 48 knots and an excellent price for a week-long charter, there is plenty to make your French Riviera charter a success.

Little One

LOA: 22m/72ft ǀ Built: 2008/2018 ǀ Guests: 6 ǀ Cabins: 3 ǀ Crew: 2

Notable features: Recently refitted, excellent price

Price: €24,600 p/w plus expenses

CastellinaMoonen Yachts

If you’re left looking for your own adrenaline rush after watching the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, then superyacht CASTELLINA has an impressive variety of water toys to get your blood pumping and jet skis, Seabobs and water skis among the selection.


Once your group is out of energy they can recharge in the sundeck Jacuzzi or nap on the sunpads before a mouth-watering meal in the classically-styled main salon. Updated in 2017, both the salon and skylounge have the latest technology while the spacious private cabins provide you a serene sanctuary for the perfect rest.

LOA: 37m/122ft ǀ Built: 2001/2017 ǀ Guests: 10 ǀ Cabins: 5 ǀ Crew: 7

Notable features: Sundeck Jacuzzi, classic interior styling, comfortable cabins

Price: €80,000 p/w plus expenses

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