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Port Hercule, Monaco, France

25 - 28 Sep 2024

By Editorial Team

The Monaco Yacht Show is one of the most prestigious yachting events in the world with more than 125 attending superyachts and around 600 brands exhibiting each year.

Hosted towards the end of September at Port Hercule, the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) is one of the most anticipated events in the annual yachting industry calendar, providing yacht builders, designers, manufacturers, and esteemed brokerage houses the opportunity to network with important clientele and prospective Monaco yacht charter customers.

MYS show layout

Offering a clearly zoned layout for effortless movement around the show, the various quays and zones offer different elements, coming together to create the ultimate yachting lifestyle package.

Superyachts berthed at the Monaco Yacht Show
  • Quai des États-Unis: This quay is the centerpiece of the superyacht exhibition at the Monaco Yacht Show, showcasing some of the largest and most opulent South of France yacht charters. Visitors have the opportunity to board these magnificent motor yachts, at the discretion of brokers and relative representatives, exploring their luxurious interiors and cutting-edge technologies.
  • Quai de l’Hirondelle: Renowned for its prime location, this quay often features prestigious yacht builders and brokers displaying their latest models and offerings. It's an ideal spot for serious buyers and enthusiasts to engage with industry leaders.
  • Quai Antoine Ier: A harmonious blend of yacht exhibits and luxury lifestyle brands can be found around this quay. Alongside the yachts, visitors can discover high-end products and services including fine art and bespoke fashion and jewellery.
Superyacht charter NERO berthed alongside other charter yachts at the Monaco Yacht Show
  • Darse Sud: Situated at the southern end of Port Hercule, this area of the show houses the Luxury Pavilion and Car Deck. The Luxury Pavilion showcases high-end lifestyle products, while the Car Deck features a collection of luxury and exotic vehicles, a must for automobile enthusiasts.
  • Parvis Piscine: This area often hosts a curated selection of exhibition tents. Here, visitors to MYS can interact with a diverse array of exhibitors, including shipbuilders, yacht services, designers, and brokerage firms.
  • Quai Albert Ier: This quay highlights the newest yacht tenders on the market, innovative water toys to update collections ready for watersports yacht charters, and accessories, making it a must-visit for those seeking to elevate their yachting experience with innovative and entertaining additions.
  • Jetée Lucciana: This jetty presents an impressive selection of auxiliary craft and marine toys, showcasing the latest advancements in this specialized market.

Superyachts at the Monaco Yacht Show

Launching with its inaugural edition in 1991, the Monaco Yacht Show is the ideal occasion to view and compare more than 120 custom superyachts and luxury yacht rentals in one place. Typically hosting around 45 yacht debuts throughout the four-day event, those looking for the latest French Riviera charter yachts are sure to find some inspiration. 

Superyachts moored, with tenders travelling between through Port Hercule, Monaco. Crew onboard nearest yacht awaiting visitors.

Known for its unrivaled levels of luxury and for hosting some of the world's most expensive yacht charters, visitors to the Monaco Yacht Show can expect to see some of the biggest shipyards in the world including Feadship, Sunseeker, Benetti, and Lurssen.

Luxury yacht charters are just as much a part of the show as the range of superyachts for sale, giving visitors many opportunities to engage in personal tours around the attending fleet of crewed yacht charters, meet like-minded yachting enthusiasts, and obtain invaluable information into the must-see charter yachts of the season.

A line of superyacht charters berthed in Port Hercule
A superyacht charter berthed at the Monaco Yacht Show with visitors gathered on the adjacent pontoon

Providing exclusive VIP entrances situated near the Upper Deck Lounge and the Yacht Club de Monaco, the pontoons of Port Hercule have welcomed some staggering superyachts since the inaugural edition of the show, including the likes of 295.7ft (90.1m) luxury yacht NERO, the captivating 377.7ft (115.1m) superyacht charter AHPO and the multi-award winning 262.6ft (80m) superyacht LEONA.

Tickets for the Monaco Yacht Show

A renowned and well-established yacht show, the Monaco Yacht Show is a premier event that showcases a breathtaking selection of new designs and global debuts.

For entry to the Monaco Yacht Show, a Visitor Pass is required, or for an enhanced experience, a Discover Badge or Sapphire Experience ticket provides access to a range of VIP perks and privileges.

With Discover or Sapphire tickets, visitors can explore the Dockside area for superyachts and tenders a day early, before general admission opens. This privilege provides the chance for personal interactions with attending shipyards, yacht brokers, designers of sailing and motor yacht charters, and tender manufacturers.

Visitors at the Monaco Yacht Show talking on the aft deck of a berthed superyacht
MYS visitors on deck of a berthed superyacht charter

Tickets are pre-registered before the show opens, allocating tickets to each individual visitor based on their purpose for visiting. Ensuring a smooth and seamless transition around the show and access to all relevant areas.

Prices of tickets start at €600 for a one-day general visitor pass.

MYS Attractions

Attracting around 30,000 visitors throughout the duration of the show each year, the Monaco Yacht Show annually presents an enticing range of additional attractions to offer an all-under-one-roof experience. With exotic cars, adrenaline-fuelled watersports toys, and exclusive seminars, there's something for everyone in Monaco.

Adventure Area

The Adventure Area is a popular zone at the MYS, showcasing a wide array of exotic cars, top-of-the-range watersports equipment, and the latest tenders. 

For those looking to refresh their collection of toys, exhibitors at the show offer demonstrations and first-hand tasters of incredible innovations including personal submarines.

Off-road vehicles on display at the Monaco Yacht Show

Yacht Design & Innovation Hub

For visitors interested in the newest and forthcoming additions to the industry, the Yacht Design & Innovation Hub will be a noteworthy visit during the show. Situated on Virage Louis Chiron in Port Hercule, the hub offers an exclusive program of talks, demonstrations, and networking socials, plus ample chances to learn from some of the most influential professionals in the yachting industry.

Sustainability Hub

One of the newest attractions at the Monaco Yacht Show, the Sustainability Hub continues Monaco's ongoing efforts to create a greener yachting industry, with specialist innovations and products on display. Featuring exhibitors selected in collaboration with the Water Revolution Foundation, this exhibit is an ideal way to learn more about the impact yachting has on the environment and the steps being made to reduce the carbon footprint and damage to the underwater ecology.

Monaco Yacht Show VIP Experience

To really get the most out of the show, the Sapphire Experience is the Monaco Yacht Show's answer to a VIP service, with exclusive lounges, show entrances plus many other perks. The Upper Deck Lounge is also supported by the Sapphire Experience which offers access to an exhibition of exquisite art and watches, plus some of the most elite luxury houses.

Two visitors at the MYS looking out over berthed superyachts

In addition to private lounges, VIP ticket holders have their own social calendar with elegant soirees and mixers, plus concierge services, premium catering menus, and access to a Sapphire tender for indulgent journeys accompanied by flowing champagne.

If you are interested in incorporating the upcoming edition of the Monaco Yacht Show into your next Monaco yacht charter, or if you would like to find out more about the yachts in attendance, please contact your preferred yacht charter broker today.

Monaco Yacht Show Photos

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