In 2019, the Cannes Yachting Festival will bring all sailboats - monohull and multihull - together in one port. With over a hundred sailing yachts in Port Canto, the Cannes Boat Show will be the world's largest sailing boat show, offering a sea of experiences for sailing enthusiasts. The legendary Vieux Port will be entirely dedicated to motor yachts and luxury in all its forms.
What's planned for the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019?
Free transfers, sea and land, will provide connectivity between the two ports. Covered sea shuttles will take guests of the exhibition from one port to another free of charge, and will run at a frequency of approximately every 15 minutes. On land, free shuttles will be available in front of the Palais des Festivals and in front of the entrance to Port Kanto.
Events program at Port Canto
The 42nd Cannes Yachting Festival will bring together 80 shipyards and exhibitors and 120 new monohull and multihull sailing yachts with a length of 10 meters or more. This year the yachting festival will showcase sailing yachting in all its diversity and richness. Also, Port Kanto will continue to host the "Brokerage" for large sailing yachts from 22 meters in length, and a sector for the most interesting water toys.
Every day for 6 days, from 10 to 15 September, to Port Kanto there will be events to entertain visitors. Ambassador of the 42nd Cannes Yachting Festival will be Armel Le Cléac'h - French skipper, IMOCA champion, record holder and winner of the toughest race in the world Vendée Globe in 2016-17. The guest of honor this year will be Isabelle Autissier - French yachtswoman, writer and first woman to complete the BOC Challenge Solo Race 1990–91.
Throughout the festival, an exhibition will be held right at the entrance of Port Kanto An Odyssey for the Future. This exhibition is dedicated to the legendary racing boat on which Peter Blake won the Jules Verne trophy in 1993, and which became the ship of the future Energy observer electrically driven renewable energy and carbon-free hydrogen production systems based on seawater. The Energy Observer is now traveling the world in a planned odyssey of 50 countries and the 101st stop on its way!
On September 10, the presentation of the exceptional championship will take place Sail GP - super catamarans regattas, the final of which will take place from 20 to 22 September in Marseille.
September 12-13 as part of the boat show will be held La Regata with logistic support Cannes Yacht Club. Over two days, 5 teams will compete in 4 rounds on multihulls Tour voile in the Gulf of Cannes. You can enjoy not only the regatta, but also take part in the start from Port Canto. As a gift, any visitor to the festival, novice or yachting enthusiast, will be able to take part in the daily raffle and take part as a crew member on one of the boats of the regatta.
What's planned for the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019?
Events program at VieuxPort
Yearly Cannes Yachting Festival invites visitors to plunge into a very special atmosphere: in the Gulf of Cannes, just a stone's throw from the old town and next to Palace of Festivals, a very exclusive show is taking place... Vieux Port, one of the oldest ports on the French Riviera, annually displays prestigious exhibits presented by the world's largest shipyards.
V Palace of Festivals there will be stands of the most famous shipyards, architects and designers, models of yacht interiors, yacht clothing, accessories, charter agencies and other service companies.
Unique gallery TheLuxuryGallery dedicated to luxury lifestyles, high-end brands will make themselves known to an international audience of visitors, united around their two main passions: yachting and luxury. Here you will find manufacturers of the finest jewelry, watches, perfumes, clothing and accessories, home furnishings, art and design, as well as innovative electronics.
In the port, special superyacht sector will accommodate boats from 25 to 55 meters. It is an unforgettable sight on the water. The area for tenders and luxury innovative water toys is equally impressive.
Sector La Jetée places motor yachts on the water with a length of 10 to 45 meters, and is of great interest among festival guests, since the world's best motor yachts are presented here. Here you will also find various yachting equipment - engines, propellers, etc.
La Pantiero Sector places motor yachts on the water with a length of 10 to 34 meters, but there are much fewer elite motor boats here. The range of boats available in this area includes open yachts, sport yachts, flybridge boats, and sport fishing boats. Nearby there are stands with various equipment, marine and fishing accessories.
Quai Max Laubeuf Sector exhibits 160 motor boats from 10 to 20 meters. The history of the festival itself began on this pontoon. Since that time alone, the number of yachts has grown more than 5 times. Nearby are stands with inflatable boats from the world's best manufacturers.
Especially for small powerboats and day sailers less than 12 meters in length will be organized Concours d'Élégance event, which will take place on September 14 at 16:00. This exceptional parade includes a showcase of classic and modern boats and is intended to pay tribute to the rich history of yachting in the heart of French Riviera.
The Interparus Yachting team will invariably take part in the Cannes Yachting Festival and present sailing and motor yachts in both ports. Stay tuned for our booth and shipyard announcements and subscribe to our Facebook page to receive a daily report from sunny Cannes.
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