Cannes Yachting Festival Preview 2023

The Cannes Yachting Festival will return to Vieux Port de Cannes and Port Canto in the sunny south of France for its 46th edition. The Cannes Yachting Festival marks the start of the autumn show season and is the largest show for sailing yachts in the calendar.

The Cannes Yachting Festival will return to Vieux Port de Cannes and Port Canto in the sunny south of France for its 46th edition. The Cannes Yachting Festival marks the start of the autumn show season and is the largest show for sailing yachts in the calendar. The Cannes Yachting Festival will take place from September 12 – 17, 2023.

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The World Yachting Appointment 

As the first show on the fall calendar, the Cannes Yachting Festival is known as “The World Yachting Appointment” as the industry’s biggest players descend on the French Riviera to display and view the hundreds of in-water boats and yachts on display. In addition to the two ports, this year will be the first to feature a small boat area showcasing boats and tenders from 25 – 35ft (8 – 11m). 

In addition to the yachting festivities, Cannes is the perfect jumping off point to discover this gem of the Mediterranean. From luxury art, jewelry and homes to the Palais des Festivals and a distinguished VIP Program, the Cannes Yachting Festival will have something for everyone over its six-day program. 

Cannes Yachting Festival in Numbers 

  • 650 Boats and Yachts 
  • 600 Exhibitors  
  • 10km of Vessels 
  • 54,000 Visitors 
  • 592 Journalists from Five Countries 

The show will run with the following times: 

  • Tuesday, September 12 – Thursday, September 14: 10am – 7pm 
  • Friday, September 15: 10am – 10pm  
  • Saturday, September 16: 10am – 7pm  
  • Sunday, September 17: 10am – 6pm  

For more information, please check out the Cannes Yachting Festival Event Page.

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