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Cannes Yachting Festival 2024

Vieux Port, Cannes

10 - 15 Sep 2024

By Katie Scott

The Cannes Yachting Festival returns once again to the glistening boardwalks of Cannes with hundreds of iconic yachts and spectacular charter yachts available to peruse.

A highlight of the yachting calendar, the Cannes Yachting Festival is set to return from 10-15 September and has everything you need to get a real feel for the yachting lifestyle, and of course, find your next luxury yacht charter.

Providing a rare opportunity to get up close to some of the most impressive motor yacht charters on the market, the highly anticipated Cannes event can offer hands-on experiences plus high levels of indulgence to relax and watch the hustle and bustle from afar.

Yacht charters at the Cannes Yachting Festival

Providing a seamless flow around the show, the Cannes Yachting Festival is clearly zoned across its two locations of Vieux Port and Port Canto, giving visitors effortless navigation through all the exhibits at the show, enabling them to enjoy more than 600 yachts and France yacht charters with ease.

Superyacht charters berthed at the Cannes Yachting Festival
Charter yacht BRAZIL surrounded by sea with small islands in the background
Charter yacht LEE at anchor with a tender speeding around

Showcasing many of the biggest names in the yachting industry, the pontoons regularly host fleets of Azimut, Princess, and Benetti yacht charters along with relative exhibitors and brokers armed with all the information needed about the attending superyacht charters.

Annually presenting a range of global and show debuts, the Cannes Yachting Festival has been known to display some striking additions to the global yacht charter fleet, with the 2023 edition welcoming the 131.3ft (40m) Heesen charter yacht BRAZIL, 134.2ft (40.9m) luxury charter yacht LEE and 131.5ft (40.05m) Sunseeker yacht charter AL AMANI.

Attractions at the Cannes Yachting Festival

Vieux Port is the busiest of the two locations at the Cannes Yachting Festival, hosting most of the luxurious French Riviera yacht charters, yachts for sale, and being right on the doorstep to the main entrance of the show.

Home to the popular Luxury Gallery, visitors can take home an array of premium luxury products and merchandise from specially curated retailers in niches such as jewelry, fashion, art, and technology. The Palais des Festival presents further shopping opportunities with nautical merchandise and services.

Overview of Palais des Festivals
Close up view of a Cannes Yachting Festival shopping bag

Over in Port Canto, along the Boulevard de la Croisette, visitors who prefer to be closer to the water will enjoy the number one fleet in the world for large sailing yachts. Accompanied by the enticing Tenders and Toys exhibit, those who enjoy a watersports yacht charter will be able to see the latest equipment and learn how to fine-tune their skills.

The annual Concours D'Elegance parade with vintage boats is another popular attraction to the show, along with a display of exotic cars and an exciting social calendar.

CYF 2024 Opening Times

The 2024 edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival is scheduled for 10-15 September.

Tuesday 10 - Thursday 12: 10 am to 7pm
Friday 13: 10am to 10pm
Saturday 14: 10am to 7pm
Sunday 15: 10am to 6pm

Cannes yacht charters: At a glance

In addition to the immersive Cannes Yachting Festival, Cannes yacht charters offer an exceptional authentic taste of the Mediterranean with incredible excursions suitable for anyone on family or corporate yacht charters.

Elevated view of Cannes Vieux Port over rooftops. View of the Bay of Cannes in distance.
Exteriors of the Carlton Hotel in Cannes
Yellow sunloungers on the beach at Cannes

With enchanting bistros and cafes lining the streets, South of France charter guests can enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere while watching over the beautiful old town of Le Suquet. The Lerins Islands are just a stone's throw away for an idyllic escape, while those who enjoy the party scene will enjoy a host of indulgent nightclubs like NAMMOS and Baoli Cannes.

Superyacht charters berthed in Cannes with a large ferris wheel in the background
Statue de Lord Brougham in Cannes

Attending the Cannes Yachting Festival can be a great starting point in planning your upcoming Cannes yacht charter, to find out more details about visiting the show contact your preferred yacht charter broker today.

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