Whether your are a sailor, a water sport enthusiast or simply enjoy spending time on yachts, delight yourself by chartering a yacht during one of these exclusive events. You will have the chance to experience a one-off holiday, with a combination of high level service on board, sport and entertaining vibes during the day, and cocktails and parties in the evenings.
LES VOILES D’ANTIBES
📅 From May 31 to June 4, 2023
📍 Port Vauban, Antibes
The Voiles d’Antibes is known to be the kick-off event of the Mediterranean yachting season. During these five days, vintage yachts gather together to compete in a frenetic race. An estimate of 60 vessels with 500 crew on board fight it out to be the first one to cross the finish line. Entertainment, adventure and luxury unite in this beautiful event at sea. At the south pier of Port Vauban, enthusiasts and amateurs can admire the fascinating sailing vessels, enjoying exhibitions from local artists, entertaining parties and pleb of opportunities to explore the maritime world.
THE CANNES YACHTING FESTIVAL
📅 From September 12 to 17, 2023
📍 L’espace voile in Port Canto in Cannes
The Cannes Yachting Festival is an annual rendez-vous, considered to be one of the most interesting boat shows worldwide. It includes an eclectic selection including monohulls, multihulls with hard or semi rigid hulls, and luxury yachts. The show takes place both in the water and outside, at the Palais des Festivals, where designers, architects and press entities gather to showcase their work. The latest models are presented as world premieres by the shipyards, usually combined with a one-evening party or cocktail. Besides the new models and first hand yachts, you can also find numerous second hand yachts located in Port Canto. Here, a wide variety of yachts and water crafts are available, together with the range of sailing yachts that is located in this same area.
THE ROYAL REGATTA IN CANNES
📅 From September 24 to 30, 2023
📍 Quai St Pierre in Cannes
The world’s most astonishing yachts gather in the bay of Cannes for the Royal Regatta, protagonist to a sheer of spectacles and a thrilling atmosphere. This event is internationally renowned for its authenticity, built around the incredible ‘lords of the sea’ as most of the yachts are over a hundred years old. The vintage style of these vessels that sail with the wind create unique and charming experiences for guests and participants to enjoy.
On Quai Laubeuf, there are many activities and events organized throughout the day and evening in the Royal Regatta Village in Cannes. These include crew parades, concerts, festive entertainment and, for sure, the exciting Cannes life.
LES VOILES DE SAINT-TROPEZ
📅 From September 29 to October 8, 2023
📍 Port of Saint-Tropez
The chic fishing village of Saint Tropez becomes home to one of the most prestigious regatta events, hosting a mix of prestigious traditional sailing boats and the latest most innovative racing prototypes. Les Voiles de Saint Tropez welcomes more than two hundred classic and modern yachts, giving the opportunity to experience a unique event at sea. Alongside these famous fleets of yachts, a new class of competitors will compete in the last regatta of the season: The Performance Cruising Multihulls. These catamarans of over 55 feet in length combine pleasure and performance to offer a grandiose spectacle. Colors, noise, atmosphere, and sport vibes combine to make this a memorable moment in one of the most beautiful bays on the French Riviera.
MONACO YACHT SHOW
📅 From September 27 to 30, 2023
📍 Port Hercule & Monaco Yacht Club, Quai Antoine 1er
Considered to be the most prestigious superyacht show in the world, the Monaco Yacht Show welcomes the world’s leading shipyards and yacht premieres. Innovation in design, style and technology mostly characterize the displayed superyachts, creating a charming, luxury and exclusive atmosphere. Enjoy this unique environment and get the chance to book yacht visits and appointments with the industry’s experts on yacht sales, yacht charter and the arising yachting trends.