Coming Soon to the Med: Cannes Yachting Festival 2021

Coming Soon to the Med: Cannes Yachting Festival

This year, from September 7th through the 12th, the Cannes Yachting Festival will be showcasing approximately 600 boats and 430 exhibitors. Located from the Vieux Port to Port Pierre Canto, and all along the renowned Croisette, the yachting festival will be one of the first major events to open its doors along the French Riviera after last year’s pandemic.

Cannes Yachting Festival: 450 Motor and 108 Sailing Boats Between 5 to 45 Meters are Showcased at the Mediterranean Sea

Vieux Port

At this year’s show, Vieux Port will play host 450 motor boats ranging from 5 to 45 meters, and will feature many new products. Updates for this year’s show include an area for multihulls, with up to 15 units ranging from 12 to 29 meters in length. Also new is the development of an on-shore area reserved for outboard and inboard engines, a new area reserved for sea trials, which is located outside the exhibition area, as well as an in-water area dedicated to electric boats.

Port Pierre Canto

Located at Port Pierre Canto, the sailing area will feature 108 new boats ranging in size from 10 to 35 meters – which includes both monohull and multihull sailing yachts with 20 global launches. Port Canto will also feature a dedicated area to startups, showcasing them for the very first time.

Adhering to health and safety protocols, the Cannes Yachting Festival event is designed in full compliance with the health standards that are currently enforced in the country. The show continues to monitor health procedures and will adhere to the regulatory framework that is set by the government.

For further updates, check the show’s site.

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