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Monaco Historic Grand Prix 2022 commences

By Steph Loseby   13 May 2022

Vintage sports cars are currently battling it out on the illustrious circuit for the Monaco Historic Grand Prix, and as it gets underway we take a look at the glittering fleet of superyachts that are already berthed trackside in prime position to take in all the exhilarating action.

The Monaco Historic Grand Prix

Running this year from 13 to 15 May, the race takes place biennially and never fails to attract some of the world’s finest luxury yachts, including some optimum charter options.

Originally launched in 1997, and a highly anticipated date on the superyacht calendar, spectators are transported back in time as they watch the historic race cars following the same circuit as the Monaco Grand Prix.

One of the most exciting annual events which takes place in the world’s superyacht capital, the Monaco Historic Grand Prix perfectly captures the old-time glamour the destination is renowned for

With strict rules ensuring that only authentic historic race cars are entered into the competition, visitors get the opportunity to see what the sport was like before it became highly technical and advanced. 

With seven races to view throughout the duration of the event, those lucky enough to be watching from a superyacht have some of the best seats in the house. Here are some of our top picks of the charter yachts that are currently on port for the event.


Berthed trackside in Port Hercules is the luxury 52m (171ft) superyacht DB9, sporting a sleek design and home to a wealth of spacious living areas, this yacht is nothing short of spectacular. 

large pool on sundeck onboard luxury superyacht DB9
dining area onboard superyacht charter
expansive social area onboard luxury superyacht

Home to a sundeck with a jacuzzi, barbecue bar, and party mode sound system, yacht DB9 allows you to entertain in supreme style. Offering well-appointed social areas and all the latest toys and technology from a secret TV screen hidden in the mirror to 3 pools to choose from on the foredeck, aft deck and sundeck, guests onboard are surrounded by ease and luxury from the moment they step onboard.


Situated close by is the 88.5m (243ft) Oceano CLOUD 9, she was delivered by the Dutch shipyard in 2015 and offers flexible accommodation for 12 guests in 7 luxurious cabins. 

gorgeous interior onboard luxury superyacht Cloud 9gym onboard luxury superyacht charter
onboard luxury superyacht charter, view point

The iconic charter yacht features a compelling lineup of living areas and modern amenities such as an intimate beach club and cinema room where guests can relax in private luxury. As well as an abundance of expansive deck areas to socialize, M/Y CLOUD 9 has everything you could possibly want for an unforgettable charter experience.


The prime candidate for anyone looking for a taste of the superyacht lifestyle, the outstanding 65m (215ft) Benetti yacht TRIUMPH is also taking in all the racing action at this year's event.

Delivered by the Italian shipyard in 2021, she offers accommodation for 12 guests in 6 luxurious cabins. Offering premium wellness facilities including an expansive beach club and sauna, a gym and an elevator for easy access between floors, M/Y TRIUMPH has everything you could possibly want for an unforgettable charter experience.

onboard luxury superyacht charter Triumph
onboard luxury superyacht charter Triumph
glorious sundeck onboard luxury superyacht Triumph
onboard luxury superyacht charter

A number of other classic charter yachts have also been spotted berthed at the Historic Grand Prix. These include the 74m (244ft) motor yacht LADY E, the Codecasa 62m (205ft) yacht APOGEE and the 35m (117ft) motor yacht PALM B.

There is also a lively social scene that accompanies the event and guests can experience all the glitz and glamour Monaco has to offer. When the racing is over, superyacht parties are expected to commence alongside the principality’s five-star dining and unbridled nightlife offerings.

Yacht charters in Monaco

One of the French Riviera's crown jewels, a luxury yacht charter around this region provides spectacular surroundings, world-class restaurants and dazzling streets filled with glamor and charm. Monaco is a truly thrilling charter destination that embraces its decadence and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon.

Monaco at night glistening lights and fountain

For more information on this year's Historic Monaco Grand Prix take a look at our 2022 event guide

If you are interested in a private crewed yachting vacation around Monaco and the South of France, view all superyachts available for Monaco yacht charters today and start planning your next vacation with a recommended yacht charter broker


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