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One of the world’s leading luxury yacht shows, the annual Cannes Yachting Festival (Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes) is due to take place for the 37th time. The event is set to bring the best of the naval world to thousands of visitors from the 9th until the 14th of September 2014. With the picturesque Cannes as the ideal backdrop, the show is set across three exhibition areas and hosts close to 600 luxury yachts.
The Industry Greats Gather
All the top names in the luxury yachting realm gather at the Cannes Yachting Festival every year where visitors can expect to be introduced to the most up-to-the-minute designs, models and accessories available in the industry. The most distinguished ship builders and naval architects in the world gather here to showcase their latest creations. Engine manufacturers and other traders in the technology sector show off all the innovative marvels that have developed over the past year. And upholsterers and interior designers make sure that every visitor is up to date with the latest design trends. During the festival, luxury goods traders and restaurants offer quality products and meals.
There will be fine charter yachts on show, some even available for sea trials – the ultimate treat for the aspiring luxury yacht owner. Cocktail parties and other glamorous events on-board the luxury yachts will bring every day to a sensational close. At the end of the festival, the celebrated Royal Regattas kick off in the Cannes bay where old vessels are on show alongside some of the world’s most magnificent sailboats.
Excitement and expectation is high after the previous year’s show was considered a tremendous success with over 150 new builds unveiled and a significant increase in the international charter fleet. With an interesting line-up of participating traders and a year of unparalleled nautical developments, 2014 promises to bring yet more excitement and global innovations to the marine world.