The Cannes Yachting Festival takes place this year from September 12th to the 17th in the elegant surroundings of the two Marinas in Cannes, Le Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto.
The show has steadily become one of the most important shows in the world, with many boatbuilders and re- sellers saying they sell more boats here than at any other show in the world. There will be around 650 boats on display.
2016 saw 51,000 visitors including 666 journalists There were 530 exhibitors (60% from abroad) 48% of exhibitors are boat manufacturers/importers 52% represent other business sectors (equipment manufacturers, brokers, service providers, etc.) Last year saw 630 boats from 2.10 to 52 metres, including 191 new boats and yachts showcased during the Cannes Yachting Festival, including 107 world premieres and 40 second-hand boats ranging from 22 to 52 metres on display at Port Pierre Canto, 140 yachts longer than 20 metres, 115 sail boats (20%) 45 multihulls, including 10 motor yachts
This year The Islander is proud to have been invited to become a media partner to the show, which were delighted to accept. So, for the first time our readers will be able to pick up a copy of September’s Islander from one of the press kiosks. We will be there in person for most days, so don’t be shy in inviting us to a glass of Rosé!!
We look forward to seeing you there.