The Monaco Yacht Show is set to return to Europe’s most glitzy principality from September 27th to 30th. Join the 4-day superyacht celebration drawing industry leaders and buyers alike.
With 40 freshly delivered superyachts making their debuts, and the number of vessels on show expected to exceed 125, this year’s MYS is an event no fan will want to miss.
Many yachts moor in the bay during the show
Over 30,000 participants will gather again from around the globe at the iconic Port Hercules which has been home to the show since 1991, and with this year’s many developments and additions 2017 looks like it will be the most impressive show yet. Both the Sapphire Experience and the Monaco Yacht Summit will return this year, the former having garnered interest ahead of the show from serious buyers in New York and London and the latter designed to take the hassle out of planning a visit and to arrange private viewings of the very best on show. The Sapphire Experience also includes the invitation only Monaco Yacht Summit on the 26th (now in its second year) where visitors will take part in workshops where those wanting to buy or manage a superyacht will be brought together, and in the evening 400 guests will come together to celebrate the opening ceremony which will include the announcement of the fourth Superyacht Award winners.
Yachts of all sizes are on display
This year’s highlights include Mulder Shipyard’s Delta One, the Dutch company’s flagship superyacht which spans 118 feet and is built to take on the North Atlantic and manage transatlantic crossings with ease with its vertical bow giving it a confident profile to tackle those conditions. Another debut will be Lurssen’s Areti which was delivered to its owners this year. Designed by Andrew Winch both inside and out and stretching to almost 280 feet (that’s about 3 blue whales end to end) expect a generous layout, with nine overnight cabins including a master suite and two VIP staterooms. There is also space for up to 27 crew so sailing with ease is certainly possible, leaving time to contemplate how best to use the outdoor bar and expansive sun lounging areas instead.
Make sure you look stylish on the road as well as on the water
Once the show starts there will be plenty to see but also time to relax and meet with friends and fellow enthusiasts. At the Upper Deck Lounge break for lunch, enjoy the champagne bar and take in the sun setting over the Mediterranean before heading off to join in various exhibitor events in the evening.
Last year’s Car Deck will also be returning, featuring the finest motor vehicles in the world with hits from last year including Lamborghini’s Huracan LP 610-4 Spyder, the Rolls-Royce Dawn and Tesla’s Model S P90D sure to be matched. Enjoy a test drive through the heart of Monte Carlo and check out the many vehicles on offer for sale.
Make sure you explore the beautiful coastline on your yacht after the show
With helicopter lines provided between Monaco and Nice airport (and Cannes and Saint-Tropez business terminals) getting to and from the show will be seamless. Changes to note this year will be a new Quai Albert Ier tent after 2 years of redevelopment of the Darse Nord, the reconfiguration of the Quai Antoine Ier to provide a new centre for show activities, plus 1,800 square metres of exhibition space between the Upper Deck Lounge exit and the Boulevard Kennedy exhibition quays.
This September come see some of the most exquisitely designed superyachts in the world, meet with the biggest players in the international yachting industry, see what new innovation and design will soon be delivering, and don’t forget to enjoy the stunning backdrop of Monte Carlo as you plan how to hit the open seas in style.
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