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Everything you need to know about the Cannes Boat Show 2022

The Cannes Boat Show 2022 is just around the corner, offering the ideal destination to learn about the latest yachting trends and market insights. The festival takes place from Tuesday, September 6 and ends on Sunday, September 11.

Marketed as the “most eclectic show in the world,” The Cannes Yacht Show 2022 offers the ideal venue for visitors to browse the best yachts for sale as well as meet yachting service providers, including shipbuilders, naval architects, crew recruiters, and luxury lifestyle brands synonymous with the yachting lifestyle. Some of the world’s best luxury yacht brokerages, such as Fraser, will also be at the show, offering expert advice on yacht sales, charter, and management.

The Cannes Yacht Show 2022 is the first boating event of the season, offering an exciting yachting extravaganza amidst one of the most beautiful destinations in the Mediterranean.

The Cannes Yachting Festival enjoyed record attendance in 2021 with over 54,000 visitors, and this year is set to be no exception. Read on to learn more about one of the world’s biggest yachting festivals.

The Cannes Yacht Show 2022

The Cannes Yacht Show 2022 will boast an eclectic display of in-water boats from 5 to 45-metres, including sailboats, multi-hull vessels, and motor yachts. Boats are spread across two destinations, the elegant Vieux Port, one of the oldest harbours along the French Riviera, and Port Canto.

Vieux Port is the setting for more than 500 motor yachts, ranging from 5 to 42-metres, and the Luxury Gallery, an area dedicated to the art of luxury living. Here visitors will be able to peruse goods from some of the world’s most desired brands.

Port Canto, the second port in Cannes, is the setting for the Cannes Yachting Festival’s sailing area. This year, Port Canto will feature more than 120 in-water new sailing boats, ranging from 10 to 28-metres in length. On show will be a range of vessels, including monohull and multi-hull boats.

Port Canto is also home to the Yacht Brokerage and Toys Area, which will feature about 40 yachts from 22-56 metres, alongside a spectacular array of water toys and must-have accessories.

An additional feature at Port Canto is the Innovation Village, which will highlight intelligent start-ups in the maritime sector, including high added-value services and breakthrough technologies.

Cannes: The destination

There is no denying that the Cannes Yacht Show 2022 is located in one of the world’s most desirable destinations.

Post-Cannes Boat Show 2022, explore this stunning city nestled in the heart of the French Riviera. Enjoy fine dining at elegant restaurants, explore designer boutiques along Cannes’ legendary Croisette, or indulge in some of the world’s most lavish resorts and spas.

Beyond Cannes, discover elegant destinations such as the town of St Tropez or the French Riviera’s legendary ‘Caps,’ including St Jean Cap Ferrat.

Alternatively, head to the Lerin Islands, located just off the coast of Cannes. These beautiful islands offer a restorative respite post-Cannes Yachting Festival. Re-connect with nature, soak up the sun on white sandy beaches or explore the islands’ sites and attractions, including the fascinating remains of a fortified monastery dating from the 15th century.

For yachting enthusiasts, there is no question that the Cannes Yachting Festival 2022 is a must-attend event.

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