Cannes Yachting Festival from 11 to 16 September 2018


For its 41st anniversary, Europe’s leading in-water boat show, the Cannes Yachting Festival, will be hosting nearly 600 boats among them more than 100 sailing boats from 11 to 16 September 2018 in the two ports of Cannes, the heart of the French Riviera.

From one end of the famous Croisette to the other, visitors will have the opportunity to discover yachts and superyachts up to 65m, small & medium motorboats as well as all size sailing monohulls and multihulls. At the Cannes Yachting Festival, there is a wide range of possibilities! Being the first show in the season, over one hundred boats will be presented in a world preview.

Much more than just a show, the Cannes Yachting Festival is a showcase for the gems of the seas, which, like the Place Vendôme, highlights unique skills and the “craftsmen” of yachting.

More than 100 sailing boats from international builders will exhibited at Cannes.

They are presented by shipyards the likes of :

  • Cantieri del Pardo
  • Dufour
  • Fountaine Pajot
  • Hans
  • Jeanneau
  • Lagoon
  • Nautor Swan
  • Solaris, Bavaria
  • Beneteau
  • Wauquiez

From 10 to 30 metres, the sailing boats are divided into two categories: the series boats gathered in the Quai Max Laubeuf and the semi-custom and custom presented in the Quai Saint Pierre just below the famous Suquet of Cannes.

For the visitors who cannot wait to take the helm of their “own” boat, some exclusive second-hand sailing boats are displayed in the Port Canto from 22 metres and up!

In its Luxury Gallery, the Cannes Yachting Festival exhibits luxury home, craft and lifestyle companies, who present their new products… Many beautiful brands gathered together around their common passions: yachting and luxury.

The programme of this year’s Festival is also full of new fixtures, including the 4th edition of the Concours d’Elégance.

This small motor boat parade; featuring both vintage and contemporary vessels up to 12 m, will be held on Saturday, 15 September at 4 pm. An event not to be missed!